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Atlas Mountains Trekking

290€ per person

Early morning departure from Marrakesh for a pleasant drive south winding our way up through the Moulay Brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trail head of Imi Oughlad (1450m),looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with Berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2 hour acclimatization hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the Tizi N’tachete (1950m),where we shall stop to look back down on the Imlil and Azzaden valleys before carrying on for 1h30min to village of Tiziane ( 1650 m )for our accommodation in our bivouac or gites.

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DAY 01 : MARRAKESH –IMI OUGHLAD –TIZI N'TACHTE –TIZIANE
early morning departure from Marrakesh for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the moulay brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of imi oughlad (1450m),looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with Berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n'tachete (1950m),where we shall stop to look back down on the imlil and azzaden valleys before carrying on for 1h30min to village of tiziane ( 1650 m )for our accommodation in our bivouac or gites .
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DAY 02 : TIZZIANE – TIZI N’toutite– D'KNT :
after breakfast we now set off on our hike up along the assif n'ait oussaden valley , passing through the walnuts groves , up to tizi n'toutite (2100m )and through to a rare almost flat stretch to arrive at assaka spring, where we will stop for our field picnic amidst and awesome silence after 2 and half hours relatively easy walking .our afternoon's hike takes us down along the edges of the forest till we reach the Berber village of D'knt (1870m) spent the night in a bivouac or guest houses .
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DAY 03 : D'KNT – TIZI N'TAGDALTE – TIZI OUSSEM :
We set off for our morning's 3 hours hike up through groves of walnut trees, fields of corn and barley to greet the many sheep and goat herders – and women and children bent over with 20kg loads of faggots and dried herbs. We traverse the tizi n'tagdalte to the descent amongst the juniper trees till we come to a small spring set amongst the trees , where we will stop for our picnic .once refreshed , we are off down winding tracks of upper slopes for some 3hours to come to a small river at the beginning of the valley of assif n'ait oussaden . From here we enter the village of tizi oussem (1800m) then up to the summer village Of Tamsoult for our camp or refuge. (possibility of spend the night in this berber village)
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DAY 04 : AZIB TAMSOULT - TIZI M'ZZIK - IMLIL :
Trek to a small waterfall at Azib Tamsoulte and return to cross the Tizi 'n Mzik pass (2400m). We join the main Toubkal valley at Imlil (1745m), where we have lunch before you get back to imlil for a night in achaien (1800m) or the highest villages in imlil valley armed
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DAY 05 : IMILIL – MARRAKESH :
After breakfast you can have a short walk 1hto2 hour before depart back toward Marrakesh. Drop off at your accommodation.

Tour Location

Marrakech,Morocco