Roses valley trek: For lovers of hiking and breathtaking scenery,Kasbahs & roses valley trek is a trip you can’t afford to miss. While on this trip, you will discover valley of roses and its surrounding Berber villages, and trek towards the south of the high Atlas. Explore the colorful world of the Kasbahs with berber team. This kasbahs villages are built from stone and mud, it is a secluded place that has managed to keep its originality. An interesting time to visit this unique valley is during the festival of roses, which takes place in Kelaat Mgouna.
Total Duration: 8 days
Period: March to November
Trek Grade: Easy to medium
Max Elevation: 1700 m
Accommodation: Tents and Guesthouse.
– Explore Morocco Roses Valley
– Discover The fortified villages (Kasbahs)
–Spectacular Mgoun Gorges
Arrival in Marrakech and spending the night in the hotel.
After an early breakfast, we head south and cross the high Atlas by Tizi N’Tichka pass till we arrive at the south side of the Atlas Mountains. We enjoy the spectacular views and have lunch in the city of Ouarzazate. After lunch we drive to Skoura oasis, Keala of Mgouna and the Dades Valley. Overnight in local guesthouse. The estimated duration of the drive is 7 hours.
After breakfast in the morning, we begin our hike crossing the cultures on terraces (barley, maize, rose), to leave this beautiful valley towards the green Mgoun Valley. After lunch we proceed by crossing the river, it takes about 90 minutes trek to get to Ighrem Aqdim village. Overnight in a tents. The estimated duration of the trek is 6 hours.
Leaving Ighrem Aqdim after breakfast to explore the green valley, and gorges with beautiful old villages. We have lunch at the shade of the Gorges (towards the exit of the gorges). After lunch we proceed in the afternoon by enjoying the panoramic views of the high Atlas Mountains while taking a short walk on mule trails. Overnight in tents. 5 hours trek.
We descend the valley of Oleanders, and pass through the villages of Agouti, El Hot. Lunch picnic near the river and proceed later in the afternoon on our trek to the village of Boutghrar. We spend the night camping or in a local Gite. 6 hours walking.
We continue by trekking through the valley of Roses and explore the authentic architectural designs of the old villages. You enjoy the views of the roses emerging from the fields of potatoes and maize. This prevents the herd of animals from entering the cultures. This is a region known for manufacturing Roses water. Overnight in a local Gite. 6 hours trekking.
We head back to Marrakech early in the morning after breakfast. Those interested in stopping over for rose products at Kelaa Mgouna can do so during the course of the journey, we have lunch in Ait Benhaddou Kashbahs. Overnight in the hotel at Marrakech.
Flight back home.
|Group||2 people||3 people||4 or more persons|
|Price per person||420 €||340 €||300 €|
|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
– Entrance fees
– Traditional tips
– 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
– Lightweight waterproof over-trousers/ rain-pants
– Personal First aid kit
– Head torch
– Toilet tissues
– Water bottle
– Water purifier
– This trek is available and can be arranged for groups of all sizes.
– Further discounts are available for group sizes over 8 people.
– You can pay in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.
Explore the terrains of the fortified villages and the beautiful valley of roses by booking for this trip.