Three days of trekking in Atlas Valley trek, Ouirgane National Park:
Of easy to medium difficulty, three interesting days of trekking through the Berber village and valley of imlil to azzaden await you. Meet the Berber community and have a closer look at their lifestyles.
Suitable for families with kids and for elderly people as well, the route itself is comfortable while riding mules or walking. Cross scenic mountain passes and villages as you enjoy the view over a typical and authentic valley.
For adventurers, these days can be extended to cover more distance and climb side peaks all through the trek.
What you’re going to do
Day 1: Marrakech - Imi Oughlad - Tinzert
You will leave the vehicle on the road up towards Imlil at Imi Oughlad (1400m) where you will meet Berber muleter and guide. Your first day will be an easier acclimatization trek in the Ouirgane National Park. The terrain here is gentler with green soil and junipers trees. You will spend the night in gîte in Tinzert, a small rustic Berber village, whick approximately takes 4 hours of walking.
Day 2: Tinzert - Azzaden Valley (Ait Aissa)
After breakfast, you will head up and out of the valley and traverse over to the stunning Azzaden Valley. The views will reveal to you a mountain stream surrounded by lush walnut groves leading up towards Toubkal. You will then spend the night in the gite in Ait Aissa Village, taking approximately 6 hours of walking.
Day 3: Ait Aissa - Tizi-n-Mzik - Imlil:
This day involves a fantastic climb out of the valley Azzaden. You will leave the valley towards Tizi Oussem from where you will head up towards the pass Tizi-n-Mzik (2489m) before descending down to Imlil. After lunch in imlil, you will be transferred back to Marrakech; plenty of time to explore the city in the evening, this will approximately take 5 hours of walking.
- Fully escorted by local mountain guide
- Transfers to/from High Atlas
- Gites, family’s homes
- Muleteer and cook
- All meals for 2 nights/3 days in Berber valleys/villages
- International flight
- Travel insurance
- Drinks and items of a personal nature
Best Season: All year round .
Departs from: Marrakech: 09:00am. Start time can be modified to suit your needs .
Departure times: Varied.
Driving time: 3hrs .
Starts & ends in: Marrakech.
Duration: 3days/2nights .
Type: Trekking .
Guides Speaking: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Berber .
Grade: Easy to Moderate .
Trip Level: 2469m .
Child Age Till 12= 50%Discount.
Solo Travelers: On request.
Hiking boots .
Trainers / sneakers (for use in the hut) .
Trekking trousers/pants .
Long johns (thermal underwear) .
Base layer shirts or T-shirts .
Warm jacket (down) .
Sunhat or cap .
Fleece hat .
Eyewear – Sunglasses.
Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details.
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips) Factor 20+.
Warm Inner ‘thermal’ gloves or mittens .
Wash bag and toiletries.
Small travel towel.
Head torch/headlamp with spare batteries .