Spend your days exploring Berber Villages and picturesque valleys of the Atlas Mountains.
The Berber people are an ancient people that predate the arrival of the Arabs and Islam in Morocco. Their lifestyle has grown in harmony with their beautiful, but stark environment. Your Berber experience starts in the beautiful Imnan Valley, with its terraces and small towns set into the hillsides.Following the gorges to the Tacht Pass (220 maltitude) you will spend your days travelling through the red villages of Imsker, eventually reaching the wonderful Azzenden Valley, covered with snow and facing the mighty Atlas Mountain chain. The amazing Tamsoult waterfall will give you great photo opportunities before you head back to Imlil. From there we will head back to Marrakech, an excellentbase from which to explore other parts of Morocco.
Physical Activity Level: Medium
Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil Valley - Imnane Valley
Transfer from the airport or your hotel in Marrakech to Imlil - the starting point of our journey into the heart of the High Atlas mountains. In Imlil (1740 m altitude) you will meet your trekking team and enjoy some famous Moroccan mint tea and hospitality. You will walk to Tachdert (2300 m altitude) via theTizi n'Tamatert Pass (2280 m altitude), and spend the night in a local gite.
Day 2: Tacheddirt - Imsker
Hike from Tacheddirt to Imsker (1600 m altitude) down the Imnan Valley, crossing a few Berber villages along the way. We start at Ounskra then travel to Tinghrin, Ikkis, Amsakro and Arg before we reach Imsker where we will overnight. Enjoy analfresco lunch under walnut trees.
Day 3: Imsker - Tizi Oussem
Hike from Imsker to Tizi Oussem via Tizi n'Lbour(1500 m altitude) and cross the Imlil Valley in ImiOughlad before ascending the Tizi n'Tacht Pass(2000 m altitude). Enjoy your lunch under junipertrees before crossing Azzaden Valley and reachingTizi Oussem where you will overnight. Enjoy the beautiful views of Azzaden Valley.
Day 4: Tizi Oussem - Tizi Mzik Pass - Imlil Valley
After a hearty Berber breakfast, your guide will lead you to the Tamsoult Waterfalls where you canexplore the amazing view before returning to TiziMzikfor lunch overlooking the beautiful Imlil Valleyand high peaks of the Atlas Mountains. After lunch you will return to Imlil, where you will be transferred back to Marrakech.