3-Day Atlas Valley Trek: Berber Villages and Valleys

Journey through the heart of the Atlas Mountains on this easy to medium 3-day trek. Perfect for families and those preferring a gentle yet engaging walking experience, this adventure takes you through the beautiful Berber villages and valleys of Imlil and Azzaden.

3 Day Atlas Valley Trek

Discover the serene beauty of the Berber villages and valleys on this 3-day trek through Imlil and Azzaden. This journey is perfect for families, the elderly, or anyone seeking a moderately challenging yet immensely rewarding trekking experience. With routes suitable for both walking and mule rides, it offers a comfortable exploration of the scenic landscapes, passing through traditional villages and lush valleys. For the more adventurous, there's the option to extend the trek to cover greater distances and ascend side peaks, fully immersing oneself in the authentic and picturesque environment of the Atlas Mountains.

  • Explore traditional Berber villages and experience local culture.
  • Traverse scenic mountain passes with stunning views.
  • Discover the unique flora of the High Atlas, including juniper forests and walnut groves.


Lunch: 3
Dinner: 2


Mountain Guide




Berber House




Day 1: Journey from Marrakesh to the Rustic Charm of Tinzert via Imi Oughlad

Embark on an adventure starting from the scenic route towards Imlil, pausing at Imi Oughlad (elevation: 1,450 meters) to meet your local Berber guide and muleteer. The day is dedicated to a gentle acclimatization walk through the breathtaking Ouirgane National Park, renowned for its serene landscapes featuring copper-green soil and lush juniper trees. Conclude your day with a cozy stay at a traditional gite in Tinzert, an authentic Berber village nestled in the mountains. Walking duration: Approximately 5 hours.

Day 2: From Tinzert to the Majestic Azzaden Valley and Ait Aissa

Rise with the sun and venture from Tinzert into the heart of the magnificent Azzaden Valley. Witness the splendor of this landscape where a vibrant mountain stream meanders through verdant walnut groves, pointing the way to the towering peaks of Toubkal and its companions. Your day ends in the welcoming embrace of a village gite in Ait Aissa, where traditional Moroccan hospitality awaits. Walking duration: Approximately 5-6 hours.

Day 3: Ascend from Ait Aissa to Tizi n Mzik and Descend to Imlil

The final leg of your trek is a remarkable ascent from the Azzadene Valley up towards the village of Tizi Oussem, followed by a climb to the pass at Tizi n Mzik (elevation: 2489 meters). Relish the panoramic views before descending to Imlil. After a refreshing lunch in Imlil, a transfer will take you back to Marrakesh, leaving you ample time to immerse yourself in the city's vibrant evening atmosphere. Walking duration: Approximately 4-5 hours.

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Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Marrakech, ensuring a hassle-free experience.

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Experience the heart of Berber country, with its welcoming communities, breathtaking views, and a pace that suits all levels of adventurers.

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