Follow trails through traditional villages to alpine pastures set beneath the impressive backdrop of the High Atlas. Descend into lush green valleys with terraces and mud walled houses and cross high passes to absorb the impressive mountain landscape. In the company of your muleteer and cook, experience the traditional Berber hospitality staying in local village houses and gites. There is ample time to relax amongst the walnut trees, sipping mint tea and taking in the pace of life in the mountains.
DAY 1 Drive from Marrakech to Aguersioul, commence trek to Tizi n'Oussem (5hrs) DAY 2 Walk above terraces cultivated with barley and maise to Aremd (1950m) (5hrs) DAY 3 Day hike to Tizi n'Tzikert (2930m) for impressive views of Toubkal (6hrs) DAY 4 Walk to the Imnanen Valley to the village of Gliz (6hrs) DAY 5 Through the alpine valley of Oukaimeden to roadhead, optional ascent of Jebel Oukiameden (3262m) (2 or 6hrs), return to Marrakech, trip concludes
Daily departures from Apr to Oct
Discounts apply for groups of 3 or more people travelling together.
*4 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners *accommodation in village houses and gites in multishare *transfer from Marrakech to Aguersioual and Oukaimeden to Marrakech *mule handler and mule for transportation of luggage, equipment and provisions *cook and cooking equipment