5 Day Authentic Berber Valleys Trek :
Prices: € 65 /person/day
Take a journey through the heart of Atlas Mountains, encounter traditional Berber lifestyle, beautiful terracing and inspiring views.
Day - by - Day Itinerary :
Day 1 : Marrakech - Imi Oughlad - Tinzert.
The day will take 5-6 hours and will start from Marrakech. You will journey from there to Imi Oughlad (340m) where you will meet your guide, cook and mule. Beginning your trek, you will pass huge forests of juniper, pine and oak as you head toward Tinzert. Tinzert has a beautiful view of the Ouirgan Valley. You will spend the night in gites here.
Day 2 : Tinzert – Tizian.
After spending the night in the village, your guide will take you along the Azzaden Valley, with its beautiful gorges and villages. You will arrive at the Tizian villages where you will stay in a local house. The day should take around 5 hours.
Day 3 : Tizian – Tizi Takhrkhourt – Dkent.
As you leave the Azzenden Valley, through its walnut forests, to the Dkent Valley, you will stop at Tizi Taghrhourt. Here you will have a chance to view the incredible spectacle of the Azzenden Valley from 1990m. You will then travel to Tizgui village where you can spend the night in a local house. This day should take approximately 7 hours to complete.
Day 4 : Dkent – Tizi Ntgodalt – Tizi Oussem.
To join in on the daily life of the Berber people, your day will start early in the morning. This is when the Berber’s start to work the land, milk the cows, make bread amongst various other activities that make Berber life what it is. The trek will start by Oussol before picking up the trail that leads to the top of the amazing Azzenden Valley. Tizi Oussem is your destination where you can use the local steam bath (hamam) and stay in a local house. The day is approx. 7 hours from start to finish.
Day 5 : Tizi Oussem – Tizi Mzzik– Imlil - Marrakech.
The last day is around 5-7 hours of walking. This will take you via the largest waterfalls in the Toubkal National Park. After visiting the falls, you will join the path that takes you up the Ait Mizan Valley via Tizi Mzzik, which is at 2500m and gives you the opportunity to view the villages of Imlil and the Atlas mountain range. The final leg of the journey will be descending back down to Imlil, here you will have a Berber mint tea break before heading back to Marrakech with your driver.