Atlas Berber villages trek 3 days

berber villages trek 3 days

Berber villages trek: Discover some of Morocco’s hidden treasures, during this Berber villages trek. You will experience spectacular panoramic views, learn about Berber culture and traditions, and giving you a firsthand opportunity to experience Berber life. You will spend nights with local families in the Berber villages, to experience the countryside first hand and berber hospitality.

 

Duration: 3 days

Period: From April to October

Trek Grade: Medium to Hard

Maximum Elevation: 3,200meters

Accommodation: Gite (Guesthouse) or tents 

Trek Highlights

– The stunning views of the Atlas Mountains and the plains

–  Experience real Moroccan Berber life

– Explore Berber villages of Ourika valley and its seven Waterfalls 

 

Itinerary of  Berber villages trek

Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil(1740m)  Tamatert pass (2280m) – Tacheddirt (2300m)

We leave early morning Marrakech, drive to Imil via Asni and Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains. Imlil is the principal trailhead for walkers. This is the place where we will meet our mule team. We begin Imlil to setti fadma trek walking along the valley towards Imnane valley, passing by Tamatert to arrive Tacheddirt village. The night would be spent in a local gîte or in tents.  5 hours trekking.

Day 2: Tacheddirt (2300m) – Tizi ‘n Tacheddirt (3200m) – Timichi (2000m)

We begin the second day journey after breakfast, walking towards Tacheddirt pass. From there, we will enjoy the best views over Imnane valley, Berber villages and the high Atlas Mountains. After we descend to Timichi passing Ibbasen and Timichi villages. We spend the night in Berber local Gîte. 7 hours trek. 

Day 3: Timichi (2000m) – Setti Fatma (1700m) –Marrakech

After breakfast, we descend to Setti Fatma past the berebr villages of Tiourdou, Anfli and Tadrart in the heart of the Atlas. After a lovely lunch we continue for a short while until we reach the main village of Setti Fadma. If there’s enough time, we can visit the seven waterfalls before going back to Marrakech. 5 hours trek.

 

Price:

Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 175 € 135 € 120 €

 

Price Details

Price includes the following Price excludes the following
– English speaking guide
– Transfers from and to your hotel
– Accommodation for trekking duration
– Mules for luggage carrying during trek
– Kitchen equipment
– All meals during your trek
– Ticket flight
– Travel insurance
– Accommodation and meals in Marrakech
– Drinks
– Entrance fees
– Traditional tips

 

berber villages trek

 

Materials Needed For the Trek

– Big bag for clothing

– Backpack for each daily supplies

– Good walking shoes and socks fit for rugged terrain

– 3-4 season sleeping bag

– Warm and light clothes

– Ice axe and crampons for winter

– Lightweight waterproof over-trousers/ rain-pants

– Personal First aid kit

– Sunglasses

– Suncream

– Head torch

– Camera

– Hat

– Toilet tissues

– Water bottle or camel back

– Water purifier

Most of those equipment can easily rent for a reasonable price in Imlil before your trek.

 

 Additional Details

– This trek is available and can be arranged for groups of all sizes.

– We can organize airport transfers and accomodation in Marrakech on your behalf.

– Further discounts are available for group sizes over 8 people.

– You can pay in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.

 

Now is the time to experience life with a Moroccan Berbers.