2 Days Atlas Trek Azzden Valley
Trekking is one of the best ways to experience the spectacular natural beauty and rich heritage of Morocco.
With only a handful of roads, the country is ideally explored on foot-along ancient trade routes and trails that link villages and towns,easy & interesting overnight trek in Azzaden Valley at the heart of the Berber Ait Ouazzaden tribe.
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil/High Atlas Mountains– Tizi Mzik– Tamsoulte Waterfalls — Tizi Oussem Village
After breakfast in Marrakech, pick up & drive towards the High Atlas Mountains via Tahnnaout, Oued Ghighaya and Asni, enjoy the stunning view of the villages along the valleys.
You’ll then arrive to Imlil (65km from Marrakech), meet the guide and muleteer for your trip and then start the trek and climb to the Tizi Mzik pass (2684m), enjoy a spectacular view over Imlil valley and gaze up to the Toubkal Summit, continue to Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas Mountains (100m), and continue down to Azzaden valley through a beautiful juniper forest to get to Tizi Oussem village. You’ll relax overnight at the guesthouse in the village.
Day 2: Tizi Oussem – Id Issa Village – Tizi Oudid – Mattat
After breakfast, enjoy the sunshine in this colorful valley and its marvelous typical Berber villages, leave Tizi Oussem and continue down to Id Issa village before heading up to the Tizi Oudid mountain pass (2000m), cross Matat village after traversing a wild juniper forest and enjoy lunch under walnut groves while relaxing near the river.
In the afternoon transfer back to Marrakech.
2 days/1 night
Essential Equipment & Clothing:
- Good hiking boots or trainers and socks
- Personal First Aid Kit
- 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
- Day sack/backpack
- Ice axe and crampons (winter)
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
- Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
- Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude treks)
- Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated)
- Payment: can be made in € / $ / £ or MAD