Ait Bougmez valley trek is a varied hike through the beautiful scenery of one of the high Atlas’s best valleys. Ait Bougmez valley offers a perfect itinerary to discover Moroccan Berber culture. The beautiful view of the central high Atlas Mountains and the separate Berber villages of the Valley is worth exploring. Ait Bougmez is a broad valley suitable for hiking experiences and crossing traditional Berber villages.
Total Duration: 8 days
Period: March to October
Trek Grade: Easy
Max Elevation: 2600 Meters
Accommodation: Camping or Guesthouse.
Arrive in Marrakech and spend the night in the hotel.
After an early breakfast, we set off to the beautiful Bougmez valley, a five-hour journey. Drive to visit Ouzoud Waterfalls and have a picnic lunch there or in Azilal city. The tour continues to the village called Arouss. We meet our mule team at the Valley and spend the night in a local Guesthouse.
After breakfast, we start our hike in the morning and meet villagers working in the fields. We cross different cultures on the terrace and bypass several villages. Lunch under the substantial walnut trees, we continue to the Ait Imi Source site. Camping in tents. 5 hours of trekking.
Leaving the source after breakfast to explore the famous dinosaur footprints. We then proceed to the village of R’bat and trek upwards to the pass. Adazen Pass offers a spectacular view of the Valley. After lunch, we descend to the other side of the Valley and camp overnight in tents close to Ifran village. 5-hour walk.
We leave Ifrane village very early morning for the Lake. We’ll cross cultures on the terrace bypassing other villages, then take a path that leads to the Lake. After lunch, we walk back down to Zaouit Almzi. 6 hours walking.
Early breakfast, we trek through the Valley down to Timit Village. Dinner and overnight in the local Gite in the village. Five h trek.
We head back to Marrakech early in the morning after breakfast, overnight in the hotel.
Depart back home.
Ait Bougmez valley trek allows you to explore the landscapes and heart of the central high Atlas mountains.
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