2 Day in Atlas Mountains Berber Villages & Valleys
Come to have a look on our world from „mountain of all mountains” – that´s how local Berber people call Berber Villages, with its 2600 m the peak of tizi oudi,. For two days you will exchange busy towns for spectacular mountain sceneries, experience hospitality of Berber people and feel proud of yourself when we finally reach the top.
You will spend 2 days discovering the high Atlas Mountains. A trek amidst cool vegetation of juniper and pine trees is a perfect way to rejuvenate your mind and body. Go across deep gorges, gushing river streams and groves of cherry and walnut trees, as your guide takes you on a great walk up and down the beautiful hills.The valleys are home to tiny hamlets and villages of the ethnic Berbers, a herding and farming community. Visit their homes and interact with them to know more about their traditions and customs. See their terraced fields of corn and barley and get a glimpse of their day to day living.
DAY 1: Marrakech – Oukaimeden (the Ski Resort) – Tacheddirt (2300m)
You will be picked up from your hotel in the early morning. Drive to Oukaimeden which is the starting point of our 2 days trek around Berber villages. Once you get to this point, you will be met by our team which is composed of a local guide, and mule drivers, and a cook. After loading luggage on mules, you will set off trekking uphill towards Tizi n’oudi pass from where you will have amazing views over the two valleys of ourika valley & tachdirt valley. After a short break on the pass, you will carrying walking downhill to the rough road that will lead you to a nice place where you will have a fresh lunch prepared by our cook. After a relax, you will continue walking to the place where you will overnight in Tachdirt village. 5h walk. Overnight at a Berber lodge.
After an early breakfast, you will leave this nice village, then walk uphill yo Tizi Ntamatart Pass that will give you nice views over the two valleys again. walk downhill to Imlil valley where you will have lunch before pick up and drive back to Marrakech. 5h walk. 1h30 drive to Marrakech.