Berber Villages 3 Days 2 Nights

Spend 3 days investigating the high pinnacles of the Atlas Mountains by walking. A climb in the midst of cool vegetation of juniper and pine trees is an ideal method to restore your brain and body. Dive crosswise over deep chasms, spouting river streams and forests of cherry and pecan trees, as your guide takes you on an incredible stroll here and there the excellent slopes.

The valleys are home to little villas and towns of the ethnic Berbers, a grouping and cultivating network. Visit their homes and cooperate with them to find out about their conventions and traditions. See their terraced fields of corn and barley and get insight to their day to day living.

Day 1:

Transfer from Marrakech to Setti Fadma where you will meet our team, your mountain guide and the muleteers.
Walk up the valley of Ourika passing through many Berber villages. The night will be spent at the village called Timichi at a Berber house.
5h walking.

Day 2:

After breakfast, you will trek up by Tizi n’Tachdirte at an altitude of 3230m. You will see stunning views from the pass towards the imnane valley and also as you descend to Tachdirt where you will spend the 2nd night at the Berber house.
5h walking.

Day 3:

Leaving the village after breakfast you will trek towards Imlil via Tizi n’Tamatert (at an altitude of 2279m). Here you will see breathtaking views from this pass and see all the High Atlas peaks reaching above 4000m altitude. Continue down to Imlil to complete the trek.

There are 2 options at the end of the trek, the 1st is to spend the night in Imlil and transfer to Marrakech the next day. The 2nd option is to be picked up the same day to return to Marrakech.

Please do not hesitate to contact Tizi Trekking if you require any further information.

What to Bring

For Tizi Trekking you need to prepare as you would for walking in any mountain region; it can be warm and sunny during the day but the weather in the mountains can quickly change from sunshine to snow and cold winds (autumn through late spring). Please do not leave any rubbish behind you; carry out what you carry in.

Tizi trekking are tailored to match the season and your level of fitness. You have the choice of basing yourself in Berber Guesthouses, from where you can take daily walks, or you can Atlas Mule Trek for 2+ days. On mule treks you usually have the choice of staying in Berber Guesthouse/with families or wild camping in 2-person tents. In addition to regular packing, here is a Check List for Tizi trekking:

Price included
  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse
  • Trekking pants
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
Price excluded

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