Hiking high atlas Morocco: Yagour rock carvings and Zat Valley
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The Yagour rock carvings and Zat Valley

The Yagour rock carvings and Zat Valley. 8 days including 5 days walking

Not far from the ancient trails of the High Atlas and its highest peaks, we will discover the beautiful plateau of Yagour, the extraordinary rock carvings of Morocco, a very pretty little villages with traditional architecture.... a slow pace of this trip will give the time to adjust to the environment and appreciate the unique charm of our hikes in the Atlas: the beauty of landscapes, a real mountain hiking...

The Yagour rock carvings and Zat Valley

Hiking in high atlas

The Yagour rock carvings and Zat Valley

Moroccan high Atlas


Day 1:
meeting at Marrakech airport and transfer to the hotel or Riad.
Overnight at the hotel or riad.

Day 2: Marrakech | Valley of Ourika | Imin Taddart | Azib Agoums:
Departure from Marrakech to the valley of Ourika in the Atlas mountains. Arrival at the village of Imin Taddart. Beginning of the hike to the sheepfolds of Agoums through the mountains and valleys of Ourika river. Discover the villages and the Berber life.
Dinner and overnight at the camp in Azib Agoums. 4h30 walking.

Day 3: Azib Agoums | Jebel Tougroudadene | Tislt pass | Zat river:
via a path which snakes its way up the mountain of Louah and Tougroudadene (3320m), we cross the Tizi n Tilst a (2900m) and descent to Zat river by a small forest of juniper.
Dinner and overnight at the camp. 4 hours walking.

Day 4: Zat river | Tizirt | Ikkis:
Descending into the Zat Valley. Discovery of many villages with terraced crops to the village of Tizirt, then we follow the path side of the mountain to join our camp below the Ikkis village, in inralene noumghar (1400m). 5h30 walking.

Day 5: Ikkis | Pass of Tanofti | Yaggour plateau:
Passage through the village of Ikkis (1600 m), climb to the Tanofti pass (2300 m) then descent to the plateau of Yaggour through the Ouarzaste village, visit the rock carvings of Neolithic Period.
Dinner and overnight at the camp on the set of Yaggour (2000 m). 4h30 walking.

Day 6: Plateau of Yaggour | Azib Adrenane | azib Amdouz:
Crossing the plateau Yaggour, passing by the shepherds of adrenane. Dinner and overnight at the camp in Amdouz (2000 m). 3h30 walking.

Day 7: Azib Amdouz | Imi n'Tadart | Ourika Valley | Marrakech:
Descent to Oued Ourika via Imi n'tadart, lunch in ourika, then return to Marrakech . Free afternoon.
Overnight at the Hotel or Riad. 3hours walking.

Day 8:
Transfer to Marrakech airport.

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