TOUBKAL BERBER VILLAGES 4 DAYS
AZZADEN VALLEY AND BERBÈRE VILLAGES
- tafraouat: Azzaden valley and berbère villages
- Grade :
- Trip Days : 4 days
- Trip Type : trekking
- Tour Hours : 5 to 7
- Altitude : 2900m
- 1 Person : On request
- 2 – 4 People : 260€ Per Person
- 5 – 10 People : 220€ Per Person
Trek in Morocco offer you A four days trek for those who want to discover the Berber villages of the High Atlas valleys. explore and learn the cotumes and traditions of the villagers. Experience the local life.
Discover another part of Morocco as you climb the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains Toubkal. Enjoy the landscape of white snow covered summits, ancestral passes, and terraced crops. Take a leisurely pace led by an expert mountain guide…
Visit Imlil, gateway to Toubkal National Park.
Step up to the challenge as you climb Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. Take 4 days out of your Marrakech schedule and see another part of Morocco, ancient, sublime, and thrilling.
Led by an expert English-speaking mountain guide, enjoy a safe yet thrilling adventure. With 4 days of around 6 hours of walking in each, and with all your luggage carted by mule, take it easy and take in the scenery.
DAY1 : MARRAKECH –IMI OUGHLAD –TIZI N’TACHTE –TIZIANE
Early morning departure from marrakech for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the moulay brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of imi oughlad (1450m) with the jbel toubkal , at 4167m the highest peak in north africa , aglzim 3650m and aksoual 38847m ,looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n’tachete (2000m),where we shallstop to look back down on the imlikl and ait oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to imi n’ifri and our field picnic .thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to assif n’ ait oussaden and the red clay terraced village of tiziane ( 1750 m )for our accommodation in our bivouac or gite.
5 hours walking
DAY2 : TIZZIANE – TIZI N’TAGHRHOURTE – D’KNT
After breakfast we now set off on our hike up along the assif n’ait oussaden valley , passing through the wallnuts groves , up to tizi n’taghrhourte (1995m )and through to a rare almost flat strecth to arrive at assaka spring, where we will stop for our field picnic amidst and awesome silence after some 2 and half hours relatively easy walking .our afternoon’s hike takes us down along the edges of the forest until we reach the Berber village of D’knt (1870m) or agouns n Assoul where we will have our dinner and spent the in a bivouac or gite .
It’s a day for 7 hours walking
DAY3 : D’KNT – TIZI N’TAGDALTE – TIZI OUSSEM
We set off for our morning’s 3 hours hike up through groves of walnut trees, fields of corn and barley to greet the many sheep and goatherders – and women and children bent over with 20kg loads of faggots and dried herbs. We traverse the tizi n’tagdalte to the descent amongst the juniper trees till we come to a small spring set amongst the trees , where we will stop for our picnic .once refreshed , we are off down winding tracks of upper slopes for some 3hours to come to a small river at the beginning of the valley of assif n’ait oussaden . from here we enter the village of tizi oussem (1850m) then up to the summer village Of Tamsoult for our camp or gite.
6 to 7 hours walking
DAY4 : TIZI OUSSEM — TIZI M’ZZIK — IMLIL
Trek to a small waterfall at Azib Tamsoulte and return to cross the Tizi ‘n Mzik pass (2489m).
Like 6 hours walking transfer to Marrakech
- All food on trek, including plates, cups, utensils.
- All ground transport required to and from the trek.
- Services of an English speaking, qualified Local Guide.
- All Accommodation during the Trek (Campsites & Guest House and hotels)
- Portages (Cook and Camels and Porters
- Hôtels or riads with breakfast
- Soft Drinks (Fanta,Coca,water,…)
- Personal travel insurance .
- Personal equipments (Sleeping bags,walking shoes ,…)
- Tip for the guide and cook and driver and Muleteers
Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated). Additional hotel or riad nights after trek from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single
Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude Treks).
Note about payment : Payment : can be done in € / $ / £ or MAD