Berber Villages Treks
From Imlil To Setti Fadma
Atlas Mountains Trekking from Ourika to Imlil Valley : Regardless of its relative proximity, each of the valleys differs the other. Due to the subsoil consisting of minerals and totally different compounds; they’re of significant colors and soil, which subsequently affect the character of the human dwellings.
Tkent Valley Trek 4days
Berbers or Imazighen are an ethnic group mostly concentrated in North Africa, specifically Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, the Canary Islands, and to a lesser extent in Mauritania, northern Mali, and northern Niger. This trek will lead you to discover the hidden side of the Moroccan civilisation.
Imnane Valley Trek 2days
Tacheddirt (also Tachdirt) is a small village high up (2314m) in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It is the highest settlement in the Rhirhaia valley, about 2.5 miles further up than Ikkiss. The village is populated by about 200 or 300 people. It has no road or track, but rather a winding footpath.
What We Do
Berber Villages and Toubkal Ascent 5 days
Jebel Toubkal, also called the Toubkal massif, is the highest point of the High Atlas at 4,167 meters above sea level. This mountain gave its name to a 38,000 ha national park in 1942 of exceptional diversity, marked by stands of holm oak and cedar, through herbaceous plants and others intended for holm oak. Plateaus and cliffs alternate with gorges where rivers with crystal clear waters flow, which provide irrigation in the valleys and plains of the piedmont.
Berber Villages & Toubkal Ascent Itinerary:
Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizian Village 1750m
In the morning we leave Marrakech in our private minibus. After admiring the Moroccan landscape awhile, we arrive at the point where our trek begins. There we meet the mules and the cook who will make our life much easier these coming days. We cross the town of Imi oughlad and we begin the ascent towards the first mountain pass of the trek. From the pass, at 2000 m above sea level, we have precious views of the regions of Tigouga, Taroudant, and of the Angour mountains to the north. After lunch, we arrive at the village of Tiziane and set up camp. Walking time: 4h30
Day 2: Tizian Village 1750m – Tizi n'taghrhourte Pass 1995m – D'knt Valley Great Valley 1870m
We start the day early to avoid the sun during the ascent of a mountain pass. After reaching the Teouti pass, at 2400m, we descend towards the town of Assaka. After lunch our path climbs again until we reach the village of Tizgi, where we set up camp. Walking time: 6h
Day 3: D'knt Valley 1870m – Tizi n'tagdalte Pass 2600 m – Tamsoult Waterfall 2550m
Today we hike along beautiful, wild landscapes of the Toubkal range. We’ll find flocks of cattle with their Berber shepherds. After the morning ascent, we descend to the valley of the river Azzaden, where we eat. With renewed strength, in the evening we climb to the campsite of Azib Tamsoult, to 2250m. Walking time: 6h
Day 4: Azib Tamsoult – Aguelzim pass 3500m – Toubkal base camp 3207m
Today is an intense day, in which we significantly increase the average altitude of the trek. Ahead of us we have the demanding ascent to the Aguelzim pass at 3450 m. The ascent is long but progressive. Once on the pass we will be able to admire the summit of Toubkal. We then descend towards the Toubkal base camp, at 3200 m. Walking time: 6h30
Day 5: Toubkal base camp 3207m – Ascent Mt Toubkal – Toubkal Refuge – Shrine 2660m – Imlil Valley 1740m – Marrakech
We start the day early, at daybreak, to avoid the sun as much as possible during the ascent. After 3 hours of effort, we reach the top of North Africa. All the effort pays off with the impressive views we have. After enjoying this moment, we start the descent to the base camp. There we eat and then we continue the descent towards the village of Imlil, Transfer to Marrakech