Explore the Berber villages of the High Atlas Mountains on a 3-day trek from Marrakech, and go deep into a landscape of lush valleys and arid peaks. Pack your luggage onto mules and enjoy an unencumbered walk from Imlil through a series of high passes that gives you a vivid glimpse of life in isolated Berber communities. Sip tea with a local family and learn about the region’s fascinating traditional culture; relax in a steamy hammam and sleep in one of the refuges that have sheltered generations of mountain travelers. Highlights Enjoy fantastic aerial views Excellent value for money Popular choice with kids All-inclusive tour Vegetarian meal option available What You Can Expect Azaden
Day 1: Marrakech-Aramd– Tizi n’Tamaterte – Tachddirt
Departing Marrakech around 8am in the morning to Aramed. 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 , and spend the night in a guesthouse.
Day 2: Tachddirt-Ikkis-Aguersiwal-Matat-Ait Aissa
The second day will bring you 5-6 hours of trekking and take you from 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 5 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