Trekking the Atlas Mountains 3 Days

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  • 3 Days
  • Max Guests : up to 14
  • Difficulty : 4/10
  • Solitude Lv : 8/10
  • Distance : 5 - 7 hours- hike-Day

Trek Detail

Commence on an exhilarating trekking adventure in the Atlas Mountains, exploring picturesque villages, crossing mountain passes, and witnessing stunning waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Morocco as you hike from Imlil to Tachddirt, then continue to Ait Aissa. Enjoy comfortable accommodations, delicious meals, and breathtaking views along the way. Conclude your trek in Imlil, taking home unforgettable memories of the majestic Atlas Mountains. Book your extraordinary hiking experience today.

Price Includes

  • Round-trip Transportation between the trek and your accommodation in Marrakech.
  • Expert mountain guides
  • Mules and muleteers to carry your luggage.
  • All meals on the hike
  • Rest in comfortable accommodation within a Berber village

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses

Itinerary

Day 1 - Marrakech- Asni Gorges - Imlil Valley - Tizi Ntamatert 2280 m - Imnane Valley

Our journey begins with a convenient pick-up from your accommodation in Marrakech at approximately 9:00 am. We will transfer you to Mouly Brahim Gorges, where we will continue our drive to the charming Berber town of Imlil (1745m). Nestled in the upper foothills of the Western High Atlas Mountains, Imlil serves as a gateway to a natural paradise with trails leading in every direction.

On the first day, you will experience approximately 5-6 hours of walking, immersing yourself in the stunning natural beauty of the region. The trail will lead you to the Tizi n’Tamaterte pass, situated at 2300m, where a delicious lunch will be served, allowing you to rejuvenate and take in the breathtaking views. Afterward, continue your journey to the final village of the day, Tachddirt or Tinghourine, where a comfortable guesthouse awaits to provide you with a restful night’s sleep.

 

Day 2 - Tinghourin/Tachddirt - Ikkis - Aguersiwal - Matat - Ait Aissa

On the second day, prepare for an exhilarating 6-7 hours of trekking as you depart from Tinghourine/Tachddirt. The route will take you through picturesque villages and along the Oudit Pass, situated at an altitude of 2200m. Marvel at the scenic landscapes and immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture. The journey will lead you to Ikkis, Aguersiwal (2100m), and Matat before reaching the charming village of Ait Aissa. In Ait Aissa, a cozy gite awaits, providing you with comfortable accommodation for the night. For those seeking relaxation.

Day 3 - Ait Aissa/Tizi Oussem - Imlil - Marrakech

On the third and final day of this remarkable trek, prepare for approximately 6 hours of hiking. The day begins with a visit to the magnificent waterfalls, the largest in the Toubkal National Park, allowing you to witness their awe-inspiring beauty up close. Afterward, you will follow the path that ascends to the Mzik pass, situated at 2500m, granting you breathtaking panoramic views of the Ait Mizan valley. Take a well-deserved break for lunch in Mzik, savoring a delicious meal amidst the picturesque surroundings. The descent will lead you back to Imlil, marking the end of your trekking adventure. From there, a transfer will be arranged to take you back to Marrakech, where you can reflect on the incredible memories created during your Atlas Mountain expedition.

Frequently Asked Questions

Prices

  • Group 1 person :  300€
  • Group 2 people : 190€ / person
  • Group 3 people: 170€ / person
  • Group 4 – 7 people : 150€ / person
  • Group 8 – 12 people: 120€ / person

Availability & dates

This trek runs all year-round and can depart at any date of your preference.
We usually have several treks departing each week that you may join if you wish , please get in Touch!!
This trek is available to be booked independently (including transfers from Marrakech) or we can put together a full itinerary and quote to combine your trek with any of Marrakech, Essaouira, The Atlantic Coast and Sahara Desert

Accommodation

The Accommodation will be in a simple berber Gite at Tizi oussem Village.
Camping is an option if prefered (june-Octo).
NB : If accommodation is required in the Atlas Mountains either before or after the trek, we can always book you at our Guesthouse Dar Adrar in Imlil or in  Eco-loge in Ouirgane

Essential Equipment / Kit hire

  • Good walking boots and socks / good trainers for valley treks
  • Personnel First aid Kit
  • 3 to 4 season sleeping bag ( winter) or light Sleeping bag ( Summer)
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
  • Soft-sided bag (50-80 litres)
  • Lightweight daypack
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Torch and batteries
  • Towel & all personal toiletries

Most of those equipment can be rented locally from our equipment shop in Imlil:

  1.  Walking boots : 5 €/day
  2.  Sleeping bags : 2.5 €/day
  3.  Rain Jackets : 3 €/day
  4.  Walking Poles : 3 €/day/pair   
  5.  Back packs : 3€/day

Start Point ? Finish Point?

  • You will be picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech city, many riads does not have access by car so the driver will park nearby and come to get you.
  • You will be droped off at the nearest point to your riad/hotel , our driver can call your riad to meet you if needed.

How do you book & pay?

Find the trek you are interested in then contact us via E-mail to discuss your trek and check availability. Once the details of your trek (duration, route and number of people) have been agreed, we will make a provisional booking, giving the dates and cost.
To confirm your booking we ask you to pay a 20% deposit. This can be in Euros, pounds sterling or US dollars  online via bank account. The balance is paid in Morocco by cash – again in Euros, sterling or dollars – at the beginning of the trek.
NB: if you can’t carry cash, you can always pay again the balance online by bank few days before departure.

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