3 Days Family Trek In Morocco
Trekking and adventure holidays for families are becoming more popular in Morocco.
We are happy to discuss your questions regarding a family trek, whether it is trek difficulty, safety or simply a conversation to give you peace of mind.
Morocco has many exciting possibilities for inclusion in your family trek.
There is the Sahara Desert with its camels and oases, the High Atlas mountain range with their snow-tipped caps and the cities of Marrakech and Fes where you can enjoy traditional Moroccan culture.
The following suggested itineraries are suitable for families, but feel free to enquire about others. we organize excellent adventure holidays for families with children aged 8 years and older.
- Atlas Mountains
- Toubkal Massif with its Berber villages and waterfalls
- Sahara Desert
- Erg Chebbi and Erg Cheggaga
- Atlantic Coast: Essaouira
For those who have active and fit children aged 12 and older, the Toubkal Summit trek, as a 4-day minimum package, is also available.
The trek itinerary below is an example of a Family Trek in the Atlas Mountains.
Day 1: Imlil-Tizi-Tamaterte-Tachdirt
A day of trekking will take you from Imlil, through Tizi N’ Tamaterte to Tachdirt. It involves around 5-6 hours of walking and takes you from 1740m above sea level to around 2300m.
You’ll spend the night in a guesthouse in Tachdirt and on your way there you can enjoy your lunch at the pass.
Day 2: Tachdirt-Imnan-Valley-Imsker
Setting off from Tachdirt, you’ll strike out for the red village, passing many other dwellings as you walk.
You’ll be travelling for around 5 hours along the Imnan Valley, which is a simply beautiful area of North Africa, to get to Imsker to spend a well-earned night in a local gite.
Day 3: Imsker-Azzaden-Valley-Tizi-Oussem
At the end of your 3rd day, after 6-7 hours of trekking, you will get to try the local steam bath or hammam. A steam bath is a wonderful experience at the end of a long day of travel and sightseeing.
From Imsker you’ll rise from 1600m to 2100m at Tizi N’Tacht, which enables you to gaze out across the Azzaden Valley, one of the most beautiful sights available in the region.
After lunch at the pass, you’ll trek on up to Tizi Oussem to enjoy dinner, a steam bath and bed.
3 days/2 nights
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