Atlas Mountains Best Hikes – Trekking in Morocco
Atlas Mountains Best Hikes – Trekking in Morocco is one of the most recommended ways to discover real Morocco. This trip is designed especially for those who like to explore the hidden culture of Morocco’s mountains and valleys off the beaten track with real adventure and discovering the landscapes and lifestyle of the locals traditions and customs.
Trekking Atlas Mountains Morocco unique journey will show you the passion of sharing, adventure, sights and mixed cultures with the biggest respect for the nature and People. This mule trek of 4 days walking will lead you from the Imlil valley, at the foot of Toubkal 4167 meters to the hidden valleys in the middle of the Atlas Mountains to the Berber trails over passes and high mountains through landscapes, in the land of hospitality, peace and coexistence of civilizations… As they have done for centuries, the Berbers of the Atlas offer legendary warm hospitality, a mixture of pride and generosity with a smiling face welcoming you all throughout the trip.
While travelling in the depths of these peaceful mountains, you will enjoy magnificent panoramas, characterized by the flourishing vegetation; mountains and rocks varying in color from red to mauve, green and luxurious valleys, highest peaks and passes, mysterious lakes, ridges, high altitude plateaus, Trekking Atlas Mountains Morocco, rocks carvings, gorges, canyons…
Along the way, you will discover the daily life of the inhabitants where agriculture and animal breeding up makes the main income for the berbers. They live in these remote villages still practising medieval and traditional farming methods…
MOROCCO TREKKING SPECIALISTS ITINERARY:
DAY 1: MARRAKECH – OUKAIMDEN – WALK TO OUSSERTEK
After breakfast in Marrakech, we take the road toward the High Atlas Mountains, ski resort of Oukaimden, which is the starting point of wonderful several walking trails of the Atlas Mountains. We will meet our guides and mules to carry our camping equipment in. After our new friendly mountain expert crew is introduced to you, guide, muleteer, cook… and all equipments loaded onto the well looked after mules, we start our 3 hour walk to our camp in the middle of the High Atlas Mountains near Gliz village in Oukaymden valley.
DAY 2: OUSSERTEK VALLEY – IMNANE VALLEY TACHDIRT
After Breakfast in the camp, set off trekking to Tizi n Tighaten pass 2500m from where you will enjoy nice views over imnane valley. Walk downhill to Tachedirt village 2300m where you will spend the night at a locdge. around 4h walk and our path will be through fields of cherry, walnut and apple trees. We will take a short pause and enjoy the gorgeous Imnane valley behind which Berber Villages are beautifully scattered, before we continue for an additional hour hike to Wanskra. We will then carry on with our hike upriver for half an hour or so until we reach Tacheddirt, where we will spend the night. Overnight in a Guest house of Camp.
DAY 3: TACHDDIRT – TIZI N TACHDDIRT – TIMICHI VILLAGE
We wake up early and bright for our day 2. After breakfast we prepare for a 6 hour hike south-east headed for Timichi Village. As we climb steeply to Tizi n’Tacheddirt, our eyes will simultaneously ponder on the astounding views along the way. We continue a 2 hour hike downhill a rocky pass until reaching Laabbassen village, where we will enjoy some time and leave the wind blow its fresh air into our soul, and enjoy the quietness and the silence of nature. Next, we will go northeast, down the valley, straight to Timichi village where we will spend the night.
DAY 4 TIMICHI – SITI FADMA VILLAGE – OURIKA – MARRAKECH
Our final destination for day 3 is Serttifadma. We will launch our 4-5h eastward hike after breakfast. On our way to our end point, we will pass through a line of Berber villages that are neighboring the banks of Ourika Valley. The first village to cross will be Tiourdiou, then Anfli and finally Tadrart. After we have lunch, we will head to Setifadma passing Agadir n’Ait Boulmane. After spending some time in Setti fadma, we head back to Marrakech. end of your Best Atlas Mountains Hiking Family Trek & Camping Adventure. end of your memorable Best Atlas Mountains Hiking Family Trek & Camping Adventure Natural immersion.
Information about Atlas Mountains Best Hikes – Trekking in Morocco
From May to September are the suitable months of the year to do this trek. The days are usually warm, sometimes hot. Spring is the ideal season and the views are excellent when the flowers are in bloom.
This active trip requires you to have a previous experience and you should be in excellent health and top physical condition. The stage requires significant experience of the activity, and the days include stages of 5 to 6 hours of walking. The daily climb is from 1000 to 2000 meters following stages. This trip takes place in rugged terrains; ascending and descending mountain trails that are steep and rocky. The Trekking Atlas Mountains Morocco is designed for people with technical experienced skills.
During the trek the overnight stay will be in Camping – bivouac, spacious igloo tents with foam mattress are provided. Exceptionally, in case of inclement weather, the accommodation will be replaced by inns or gites…
– Full transportation to all sites
– Full Guiding – Entrance fees
– 4×4 Jeep tour with AC
– Accommodation in Wild Camping
– Mule Ride ( 3 days Family Option )
– Custom-made travel From Marrakesh to Atlas Mountains
– Meals (Breakfast, Lunches and dinner)
– Free time to walking and Camping, visiting the berbers
– Walks, Culture, History Talks
– Real life Experiences…
– Travel insurance
– Tips (Tipping is a part of the culture and economy of tourism in the Morocco, in a similar way to restaurants in the USA and Europe)
Highlights of Atlas Mountains Best Hikes – Trekking in Morocco
- – Discovery of the authentic Berber valleys.
- – Enjoy authentic Berber’s hospitality
- – Taste delicious traditional Berber food
- – Explore Natural Places
- – Visit to Berber families.
- – An English Berber speaking guide with a competent accompanying team.
- – Meet with the Berbers.
- – Cooking Courses.
- Duration: Four Days / Family Trek
- Pick-up points: Your Marrakech Hotel
- Drop off Point: Your Marrakesh Hotel
Essential Information about the Atlas Mountains Best Hikes – Trekking in Morocco:
– Pick-up from your hotel, so you spend the maximum time in the Atlas Mountains, Private trek at your own pace
– Top Rated tour, with 5 star customer feedback and a Excellence reviews from Trip Advisor
– One guide that is with you from the moment you start the trek until the end, taking care of your entire trip.
What to bring:
– Valid passport – Money for Personal Spending and Monument fee.
– Warm clothes for night – Camera, Sun Cream, Creams and Pens for Berber women (optional)
Required Equipment :
A small bag back for the day, walking shoes, trainers, sandals, sun lotion, water bottle (1L or 2L), water purification tablets, a pair of sunglasses, sun-hat, camera, a head torch and spare batteries. kit toilet.
• Price: Euro,380 per person
• Type: Walking Holidays
• Duration: 4 days
• Customise: This Trek can be customised
• Persons: minimum (2)
• Accommodation: Gite / Camping
• Activities: Cultural Tours, Climbing, Nature, Hiking