Explore incredible Marrakech, migrate through Moroccan landscapes with a nomad family to the high Atlas Mountains, and experience first-hand the lifestyle of these traditional Berber tribes from how they make bread to how they provide water for themselves in the arid climate of Morocco.
Day 1: Marrakech
Transfer from the airport. Spend the first night in a hotel in the center of town, and meet your fellow travelers at a pre-departure meeting at 6:00 pm.
Day 2: Cascades D’Ouzoud - Ait Bougmaz Valley
Transfer in a minivan to see the magnificent Cascades D’Ouzoud. After lunch in Azilal, we continue on to a nomadic camp in Ikis to meet a Berber family.
Day 3: Ikis – Izourar Plateau (2525 m)
Trek to the plateau of Izourar, which is a large flat area full of water in springtime after the snow melts. We are going to cross the plateau, and continue our trek with the nomads to get to our evening camp on the other side of Izourar plateau. Uphill: 550 m, Downhill: 50 m, Trekking time: 5 h
DAY 4: Izourar – Tizi–N-Igourane (3200 m) - Tzi Tamgmart
After breakfast we will continue our nomadic migration, and trek over Tizi-N-Igourarne, which will give us a great opportunity to admire breathtaking views of the Mgoun Valley Camp in Tamgmart. Uphill: 650 m, Downhill: 500 m, Trekking time: 7 h
Day 5: Tizi-N-Tamgmart (2976 m) - Akka-N-Majdag
Today as well we will pass by many nomad families belonging to different tribes. Once we get to our camp, we will have a chance to see a Berber family prepare traditional bread. Uphill: 50 m, Downhill: 300 m,Trekking time: 5 to 6 h
Day 6: Akka-N-Imejdag (2380 m) - Tizi-N-Toudadt
Enjoy spectacular views of the high Atlas, where you can notice what water erosion has created in the mountains over millions of years. We will trek down to Tizi-N-Toudadt, where we will camp. Uphill: 550 m, Downhill: 550 m, Trekking time: 4 h
Day 7: Tizi-N-Toudate (2800 m) - Imjgarne (1800m)
Today is a short day of trekking, but we are going to have an amazing experience with the nomad family by helping them bring water from the wells. Uphill: 50 m, Downhill: 350 m, Trekking time: 3 h
Day 8: Imejgarne – Aït Youl Dadès (1600 m)
Today we will continue our gradual descent towards the Dades Valley, where we’ll camp for the final night. Uphill: 200 m, Downhill: 400 m, Trekking time: 4 h
Day 9: Ait Benhaddou - Marrakech
We head back to Marrakech visiting Aït Benhaddou Kasbah, a fortified city.
DAY 10: Marrakech
Enjoy a free day exploring incredible Marrakech.
DAY 11: Marrakech
This Moroccan trekking holiday ends on day 11 after breakfast.
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