On this tour, you will have the chance to discover the different and beautiful valleys, and you will travel by time while visiting old and traditional Berber villages.
Over three days, you will have the opportunity to not only walk through valleys such as the Imnan, Azaden, and others, but you will also soak up the solitude of the wonderful open spaces and smell the sweet scent of the juniper trees.
In this tour, we will have the opportunity to spend nights in charming guesthouses with a Berber style, we will go through villages where you will meet innocent children playing outside and friendly and hospitable locals.
So let’s discover more about this tour.
Today is the start day of your adventure in Morocco, we will start by picking you up from your accommodation in Marrakech, we will after this drive to Oukaimden with an altitude of 2600m also known as the ski town, you will then have a walk to the Berber village of Aguersioual with an altitude of 1600m. This is not everything for today, although we will visit also the juniper forests to the beautiful village of Amskerou, in order to enjoy more the view, we will stop for a picnic lunch by the river.
The next step will be heading up to Tizi n’Aguersioual with an altitude of above 2200m, you will be amazed by this spectacular mountain pass from which you will have breathtaking views back over the Imnan Valley. You will finish today’s hike with a walk down to the beautiful Aguersioual where you will have the opportunity to spend the night in a Berber guesthouse.
After a calm and relaxing night in the guest house is now time to prepare yourself for a 5 hours walk with a hike to Tizi n’Tacht with an altitude of 2100m, during this beautiful hike you will be for sure amazed by the views on the path that will lead you through juniper forests to the Berber village of Id Issa. After this long walk, you will be for sure in need of a break and a tasty lunch in one of the village’s stone houses.
After the lunch break, you will walk from Id Issa through the verdant Azaden Valley to the beautiful Tizi Oussem, The most beautiful thing in this hike is following the winding river and passing by many apple and walnut trees along our way. You will spend a beautiful night in a warm and beautiful guesthouse.
Our adventurous hike continues for the third day, from Tizi Oussem, we will walk up to Tizi Mzik, during the hike you will be amazed by the breathtaking views over the Ait Mizane Valley and the village of Imlil. From here we will have the chance to continue our path to Aremd, we will have a tasty traditional Berber lunch in this place. After the lunch beark it is now time to make our way down through the beautiful myriad apple, cherry and walnut trees to the famous Imlil Valley. The end of our hiking adventure will be from here, you will return to Marrakech with plenty of good memories and a lot of joy and fulfillment.
You can book one of our exemplary tour itineraries, day excursions, or tailor made tours by contacting us via phone, email or our contact form on the website. After we confirm the availability of your tour to you (in writing) we ask you to pay a non-refundable 25% deposit of the total tour cost to finalize your booking.
We send you the details on how to pay this deposit and the rest of the balance by email. We generally give you the flexibility to either pre-pay the rest of the balance by bank transfer within two weeks prior to the start of your tour, or settle it in cash by paying the final balance to your driver / guide on the first morning of your tour. Please let us know what you prefer upon booking and we can agree an arrangement.
In case of cancellation, we wish to receive a written notification from you. Your cancellation is effective on the date we receive your notification. The following charges are applicable upon cancellation:
cancellation 30 days or more before start date – loss of 25% deposit;
Booking cancellation between 29 and 10 days before start date – 75% of total tour cost;
Booking cancellation less than 10 days before start date – 100% of total tour cost.
Cancellation charges may be covered by your insurance policy, you can check this with your insurance provider.
Tipping is entirely discretionary, but is a very welcome and appreciated way for our guides, drivers, cooks etc. to support their incomes. We generally leave it up to you and your satisfaction with our services, although if preferred, we can include tipping in your tour quote so you don’t have to worry about that during your trip.
A small tip at the hotels, desert camp (for the camel drivers) and when you are hosted by a local family will be highly appreciated. In cafes, it’s usual to round the bill up or to leave a few coins for your waiter. In restaurants, 10% of the bill is about right.
Yes, all our guides are certified mountain and/or city guides and our drivers are certified as well, with many years of experience in tourism. There are many faux-guides working in the field, but you are sure in booking with us to get a fully qualified, experienced and trustful guide!