Villages, Valleys & Toubkal Climb

Easy 8 Days from 340 Euros per person

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The unspoilt beauty of the Ousertek Valley, which is home to the famous Berber tribes of Africa, is best explored on-foot. Your trail will lead you through Walnut groves, terraced fields and thundering waterfalls, you will stop amidst the beautiful scenery to enjoy picnics in Berber villages. Get a better insight into the local culture as you stay in a Moroccan style Berber home in the village of Gliz and in Tachdirth, see women at work, groves of almond and walnut trees and centuries-old terraced irrigated fields. Brace yourself for a steep climb to the highest peak in the Maghreb from where you can enjoy splendid views of the Atlas Mountains. This exhilarating tour shows you a side of Morocco which many tourists never see.

Itinerary

Day 1 : Marrakech - Imi-oughlad(1375m) – Imsker (1500m) – Gliz (2100m)

Pick up from Marrakech and drive Km 54 to Imi-oughlad meet our team Carriers, cook, after loading the mules, towards the valley Imenane continuing to rise slowly over Tizi n Lbour and down into to Imeskar village for Lunch. After lunch we then carry on across the small valley in the shadow of several huge walnut trees, an easy climb without technical difficulties into village Tinghar then we continue to climb towards the village of Tidili night and the small village of Gliz. 5-6hours night in the guest house.


Day 2 : Gliz -- Oukaimeden - Tizi n Addi - Tachdirth

A short climb to cross Tizi-n-Oukaimden at( 2800m) by a forest of juniper, a magnificent view over the valley Ousrtik and distant peaks of mass Toubkal then by passes the mountain of Okaimden 3200m. Lunch on shortly after the station Ski, the highest in North Africa its (2668m). And by the pass Eddi at (2960m) join the beautiful Valley High Atlas Tachddirt splendid view of the mountains and the valley an easy descent back to our village at night lodging Tachdirth at (2300m) Duration for walk approximate : 6 hours

Day 3 : Tachdirth(2300m) – ikkis (1800m) – tizi n’aguersiwal(2100m) – aguersiwal(1600m) – Matatat (1800m)

After breakfast , we set off down the assif imnane valley , passing throught several berber hamlets and thence up to the tizi n’ageursiwal (2000m).once through the col we shall now go down more winding mule tracks leading to the village of aguersiwal (lunch spot ) set off up the valley of Matat, allow another hour to get up the valley to Matat . 5 hours walking.

Day4: Matat - Tizi Oudite - Azib n Tamsoult

From Matat you will set off an a 6 hour trek out of the Matat Valley and into the Azzadene Valley. Along the way you will pass Tizi Oudite at 2,250m, the Ait Aissa Village, Tizi oussm Village and into Azib n’Tansoult. Overnight in the Azib n Tamsoult mountain refuge at 2300m


Day 5 : Azib n Tamsoult (2300m)- Tizi Agelzim(3560m) - Toubkal Refuge (3200m)

Today involves a fairly stiff climb through Ighouliden waterfalls out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with othe trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning- 6hours.


Day 6: Toubkal refuge - Toubkal Summit - Toubkal Refuge - Imlil - Marrakech

Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert then a long way back down past the refuge and the well-worn path back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day with 10-11 hours of trekking, involving 900m up then almost 2,500m back down to Imlil! You will normally be dropped off at around 18.00pm in Marrakech - 9hours.

Day 7: Marrakech visit

Today it’s relaxing day for discover the second town in morocco in the morning. Afternoon option to go to hamam.

Day 8: Marrakesh

Transfer to airport end of my service I hope to remember big adventure.

Prices

No. of People Price
2-4 370 euros
5-15 340 euros

Included

  • 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 (Berber House & Guest House and Refuge & berber ).
  • Portages (Cook and Mules and Porters ).
  • Hotels or riads with breakfast

Not Included

  • Soft Drinks (Fanta,Coca,water,…)
  • Personal travel insurance .
  • Personal equioments (Sleeping bags,walking shoes ,…)
  • Tip for the guide and cook and driver

Make an enquiry

If you would like to book this trip or if you have any questions please send us a message letting us know what date you want your trip to start and how many people are in your group.

We can also arrange for accommodation before and after your trip if you are interested.

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