4-Day Trek Through the Heart of the High Atlas: Berber Villages and Mountain Passes

Embark on a rejuvenating 4-day trek through the Atlas Mountains, exploring verdant landscapes, traditional Berber villages, and scenic mountain passes. This journey offers a unique blend of cultural immersion and natural beauty.

4-Day Exploration of Berber Villages in the High Atlas Mountains

Experience the essence of the High Atlas Mountains on this 4-day trek, where you'll wander amidst juniper and pine forests, cross deep gorges and streams, and explore the terraced fields of Berber communities. Each day unfolds new scenery - from cherry and walnut groves to high mountain passes, offering insights into the lives of the ethnic Berbers. This trek is a chance to engage with local customs and traditions, making it an ideal journey for those seeking a deeper understanding of Morocco's rural culture.

  • Scenic Diversity: Traverse lush juniper and pine forests, gorges, and river streams, experiencing the natural beauty of the High Atlas.
  • Cultural Immersion: Visit remote Berber villages, interact with local communities, and observe their traditional lifestyle.
  • Picturesque Landscapes: Enjoy panoramic views of valleys, terraced fields, and the towering peaks, including Mount Toubkal.
  • Varied Trekking Experience: The trek includes both gentle walks and challenging ascents, suitable for a range of trekking enthusiasts.


Dinner: 3


Mountain Guide




Berber House




Day 1: Marrakech – Imi Oughlad – Tizi N'tachte – Tiziane

  • Depart from Marrakech and drive to Imi Oughlad.
  • Begin trekking towards Tizi N'tachete Pass, enjoying views of the surrounding mountains.
  • Descend to the village of Tiziane for an overnight stay in a local gite or bivouac.
  • Walking time: Approximately 4-5 hours.
  • Day 2: Tizziane – Tizi N'taghrhourte – D'knt

  • Trek through walnut groves, ascending to Tizi N'taghrhourte.
  • Enjoy a picnic at Assaka Spring, then descend to the village of D'knt or Agouns n Assoul.
  • Overnight in a bivouac or gite.
  • Walking time: About 5-6 hours.
  • Day 3: D'knt – Tizi N'tagdalte – Tizi Oussem

  • Hike through fields, greeting local shepherds, towards Tizi N'tagdalte.
  • Picnic by a spring, then descend to the valley of Assif n’Ait Oussaden.
  • Arrive in the village of Tizi Oussem, then continue to Tamsoult for the night.
  • Walking time: Approximately 6 hours.
  • Day 4: Azib Tamsoult – Tizi M'zzik – Imlil – Marrakech

  • Visit the Azib Tamsoulte waterfall, then trek over the Tizi 'n Mzik pass.
  • Join the main Toubkal valley at Imlil, followed by lunch.
  • Return drive to Marrakech.
  • Walking time: Around 4-5 hours.
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