6. From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains 4-Day Hike with Hotels
Spend this four days family trek exploring three green deep valleys of the Atlas Mountains on foot. A hike amidst cool vegetation of juniper oak and pine trees is a perfect way to rejuvenate your mind and body. Adjust your pace and go across deep gorges, gushing river streams and groves of walnut and cherry trees, as your guide takes you on a great walk up and down the beautiful hills with a full insight into the Berber culture . The valleys are home to tiny hamlets and villages of the ethnic Berber scattered along the valleys, a herding and farming communities. Get to meet them to know more about their traditions and customs. See their terraced fields of corn and barley and get a glimpse of their daily life style.
Day 1 Marrakech - Imlil- Imnane
The first day of this Berber villages and valleys trek can be up to 5 hours long. after the transfer from your hotel in Marrakech, our team is coming to meet you in Imlil area to start the hike heading towards the Imnan Valley, eventually arriving at Tizi N’tamater at 2300m, to enjoy a three courses lunch prepared by your local cook on the spot, before taking the path way again to get to Tachdirt village for your first night in a guest house.
Duration: 5/6 Hours
Day 2 Tachdirt - Imi Oughlad
Today , your family adventure in the Atlas mountains of Morocco continues after breakfast by heading to Imi Oughlad following the amazing Imnane valley. You will walk through sevaral Berber villages. Your guide will point on all the interesting things on the way providing important facts about the Berbers, their culture and history . You will spend the night in a local guesthouse in Imi Oughlad and you can participate with your cook to prepare the dinner.
Duration: 5 hour
Day 3 Imi Oughlad - Azzaden
In this third day your are going to discover a different valley with its different colors (we called it the red valley), it's the valley of Azzaden. After breakfast, the adventure starts heading to Tizi Oussem village following the path through an oak tree park all the way up to Tizi n'Lbour pass for the lunch in the middle of the nature. After your delicious meal, you follow the dirt road to the local guest house for an over night. Today and in your guest house in Tizi Oussem, you can try a Berber Hammam ( €4 extra) and get a full local experience (please let your guide know if you are interested beforehand
Duration: 5 hour
Day 4 Azzaden - Imlil - Marrakech
In the last day of this unique experience, the trail is a bit challenging in few parts but your professional guide is there to unsure your safety and your comfort level. You walk towards Imlil passing a wide forest of Juniper trees with possibility to meet the locals with their herds. As usual, your cook will serve the lunch at the pass of tizi Mezik (2500m) before walking down to the end point of your unforgettable experience.