Five Day Berber Villages Trek
Trek Length:
3 days
Trek Cost:
from €200
Trek Grading:
medium
When To Go?:
all year round
Hassan Amzil runs Trek in Atlas. Hassan and his team will be in charge of your adventure. If you have any questions, you can get in touch with Hassan via email here.

Overview
If you are keen to discover authentic Morocco at its best, then this tour is perfect for you. Journeying through the native villages of the Berber people and encountering their warm hospitality and indiginous way of life, you will undoubtedly see more than you bargained for with the added bonus of experiencing some spectacular views.

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.
Approx. 4 hours walking.

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.
Approx. 6 to 7 hours walking.

Day 3

Tizian – Tizi Taghrhourt – 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 – Ighoulden – Tizi Mzzik – Imlil

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.

Included

Transport to and from Marrakech, mountain guide, accommodation, all meals, mules for carrying luggage and equipment, muleteers, private cook.

NOT Included

Flights, beverages, tickets, tips and personal expenses, walking equipment (available to hire upon request).

Notes

The price will vary according to whether it is high season or low season, the number of participants, the age of participants, special offers, changes to the length of the trek and changes to the length of transportation.

Please contact us for further information on up and coming departures.