3 Day Trek in the Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages from Marrakech

This 3 day-long trip to and from Marrakech provides the opportunity to encounter Moroccan village life firsthand as you make your way to the home of a Berber family in the High Atlas mountains. The rural, scenic walking is a welcome contrast to the hectic atmosphere of Moroccan cities. After spending the great time enjoying a meal and experiencing village life, you'll have a good sense of the beauty and hospitality of Berber's indigenous people. on this perfect trip you will have a real experience.
Depending on your fitness level, we offer three different trips. The first includes about 4-5 hours of walking every day, the second includes 2-4 hours of walking every day, and the third includes very little walking, visiting a local village accessible by Mule ride. All three include visiting a Berber family and the chance to see Berber village life firsthand.

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Excellent value for money
  • Popular choice with kids
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Vegetarian meal option available

 

Pricing information

Inclusions:

  • Private transport to and from your hotel in Marrakech
  • Local guide
  • Food for 3 days (Breakfast and dinner)
  • Accommodation
  • Mule to carry the bags

 

Exclusions:

  • Soft drinks

 

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age is 3 years
  • Walking shoes are recommended and sunglasses, sun cream and camera
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

 

$270 per person sharing*

Day to day Itinerary

Day 1:

Marrakech-Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte – Tachddirt

Departing Marrakech around 9am in the morning to Imlil. After a welcome drink leave Imlil behind and enjoy walking with the views of many berber Villages and meet friendly local berber people. After a 1 hour walk we stop for a glass of mint tea in a traditional berber home with family. Continue the trek to Tizi n’ Tamatert (2300m). There will be lunch on the pass after Tizi n’ Tamatert before you head to the last village, Techdirt or Tinghourine, and spend the night in a guesthouse.

 

Day 2:

Tinghourin/Tachddirt-Ikkis-Aguersiwal-Matat-Ait Aissa

The second day will bring you 4-5 hours of trekking and take you from Tinghourine/Tachdirt to Ikkis, Aguersiwal (2100m) and to Matat to Ait Aissa. The route takes you by other picturesque villages and along the Oudit Pass (2200m). In the evening in the Ait Aissa, there is a gite to stay in and a steam bath (hamam) if you would like to use it.

 

Day 3:

Ait Aissa/Tizi Oussem- Marrakech

The third day is 4 hours and will take us first to visit the biggest waterfall in the Toubkal National park. Then join the path that goes over Mzik pass (2500m) with fantastic views over the Ait Mizan valley. Enjoy lunch in Mzzik and trek down to Imlil where the trek will end and you will be transferred back to Marrakech.

Local Operator Information:

Complete Operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, are included on your Confirmation Ticket. Our Product Managers select only the most experienced and reliable operators in each destination, removing the guesswork for you, and ensuring your peace of mind.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Ticket Info:

You can present a paper or electronic ticket for this activity, or you can simply present the Lead Traveler”s Photo ID. Our local operator has your reservation on file and only requires proof of identity (valid photo ID for the Lead Traveler).