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3 Day Trek in the Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages from Marrakech

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    Day 1: Marrakech-Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte – Tachddirt
    Departing Marrakech around 9am in the morning to Imlil. 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 or Tinghourine, and spend the night in a guesthouse.
    Day 2: Tinghourin/Tachddirt-Ikkis-Aguersiwal-Matat-Ait Aissa
    The second day will bring you 4-5 hours of trekking and take you from Tinghourine/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 4 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.
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    Reviewed 8 April 2019

    We had a wonderful 3 days trekking with our excellent guide Issmail and cook Hassan. Both of them were professional throughout and very accommodating of our mixed ability group. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they both did everything they could to make...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Pathfinder768676
    Reviewed 1 April 2019 via mobile

    We just came back from a three days trekking in the atlas Mountains under the guide of Mohmad Bowajamor. This was an awesome experience with spectacular views, visits to old berber Villages and surprisingly good food. Mohmad was a very attentive guide that took the...More

    1  Thank riccardoi923
    Reviewed 25 March 2019 via mobile

    This was such a great trip- well worth every penny! Our guide Issmail Talalou made us feel very welcome from the start and we were very happy all the way through! The trip started with a pickup from our riad and we were joined by...More

    Thank Claudiamf9
    Reviewed 22 January 2019 via mobile

    We were three friends in our tweenties travelling and we loved it. Our guide Drissee was the very best, and so kind. He took us safe and well through the Atlas mountains. We stayed in two different gesthouse on the trip, and it were totally...More

    Thank Nikoline R
    Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

    Compared to Morocco’s mass tourist attractions, high pressure souks and roadside camel rides, this experience is on another level entirely. Not only is the scenery very possibly the most spectacular on earth, the tourism industry in the High Atlas Berber villages is now developing in...More

    Thank Malcolm R
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    Sarah B
    24 August 2018|
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    Response from Malcolm R | Reviewed this property |
    Yes - but there is unlikley to be any below 3000m where people live. February\March up to 2m down to 2000m, closing roads to high Atlas villages.
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