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Desert and Oasis of the Atlas

Desert and Oasis of the Atlas. 6 days of hiking

We will discover this mineral world and those little paradises, where the hospitality Berbers is still present.

Desert and Oasis of the Atlas trekkingDesert and Oasis of the Atlas trekking


Itinerary:
Day 1:

Meeting at Airport and transfer to your hotel or riad. Overnight at the hotel or riad.

Day 2: Marrakech | Ouarzazate | Kelaa M'gouna |Timkatine (about 275km):

Departure by minibus to Ouarzazate via the Tichka (2260m), and reach the valley of roses. Arrival in Zawiya Moulay Abdelmalek, picnic, then start of the hike and Crossing the desert of Timassinine, dinner and overnight at the camp in Timkatine (1500m). 2h30 walking.

Day 3: Timkatine | Col Timassinine |Akka N'askar |Col Imdane:

Passing by the pass of Timassine (1823m) to reach Akka N'Aasker. We go round the cliffs of Jebel Tazikka and arrival late in the afternoon at the Imdane. Dinner and overnight at the camp. 6hrs walking.

Day 4: Col Imdane | Ait Hamd Valley |Qati Gorge | Agouti | El Hot:

Via Tizi'N'Imdane and crossed the ridge of Jbel Akhanchouch at 2000m, we descend into the valley of Aït hamd, finding our first villages, Imzil and Rbat. Then passing by gorges of El Qati. (Bring shoes to walk in water).dinner and overnight at the Camp near the village of El Hot at 1600m. 5h30 walking.

Day 5: El Hot - Aznag |Tamglouna | Boutaghrar | Timstiguit:

Visit the beautiful Kasbah of El Hot. We leave the river of Aït hamd to reach “Oued Mgoun” passing the red village of Tamglouna and Boutaghrar, picnic lunch, and then we follow the valley of Mgoun, village to village and along irrigation canals. Dinner and overnight at the Camp in the village of Timstiguit. (1550m). 5h30 walking.

Day 6: Timstiguit | Ait said | Ifar |Tabrkhache |Ait gmat:

We continue our hiking along the irrigation canals in the labyrinth of cultures; we meet the Berber women who collect herbs in the valley of roses, picnic lunch in the village of Tabarkhacht at 1450 m. Afternoon we continue the descent of the valley to the village of Ait khiar. Dinner and overnight at the “Kasbah Assafar”. 6hrs walking.

Day 7: Kelaa Mgouna:

Visit Kelaa Mgouna: the market, the souk and back through the valley of roses, visit the ruins of Mirna, Lunch at the Kasbah Assafar, free afternoon. Dinner and overnight at our guest house.

Day 8: Kelaa Mgouna |Ouarzazate | Tizi n’Tichka | Marrakech: (285km)

Leaving the valley of roses to Ouarzazate and Marrakesh, crossing the Tizi n’Tichka (2260m), arrival at Marrakech, lunch, free afternoon to visit the city. Overnight at the hotel or riad.

Day 9:

Transfert to Marrakech airport.

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