Unveiling Berber Culture: A 3-Day Trek through Villages


Embark on a captivating journey through the enchanting Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains with our meticulously crafted "3 Days Berber Villages Trek." Day one begins with a seamless transfer from your accommodation to Imlil, where you'll commence your adventure at Imi Oughlad (1,450m). Here, amidst the tranquil setting of Ouirgane National Park, you'll acclimate to the surroundings as you meander through picturesque landscapes adorned with juniper trees and copper-green soil. Your first night unfolds at Tinzert Gite, offering a serene retreat after approximately 4 hours of gentle exploration.

On day two, after a hearty breakfast, prepare to be spellbound by the majestic Azzaden Valley. Ascending from Tinzert, you'll be greeted by breathtaking vistas of cascading mountain streams and lush walnut forests, leading your gaze towards the towering peaks of Toubkal. Spend the night immersed in the warmth of Berber hospitality at Ait Aissa village gite, savoring the tranquility of your surroundings after a rewarding 5–6 hours of trekking.

Day three unveils a spectacular ascent out of the Azzadene Valley, leading you through the rugged terrain towards Tizi Oussem. From there, descend through the Tizi n Mzik pass (2489m), relishing in the panoramic views before reaching Imlil for a well-deserved lunch. As the journey draws to a close, a comfortable transfer awaits to whisk you back to Marrakech, where you'll have the evening to explore the vibrant city. With approximately 4-5 hours of walking each day, our experienced guides ensure a seamless and enriching experience, leaving you with cherished memories of your 3-day Berber Villages Trek.

Itinirary (3 Days)

3 Days Berber Villages Trek: We offer a three-day Atlas trip to discover Berber villages, beginning with a transfer from your accommodation to Imlil at Imi Oughlad (1,450m), where you will meet your Berber muleteer and guide. The first day will be a gentler acclimatization trip through Ouirgane National Park. The landscape is gentler here, with copper-green soil and juniper trees. Overnight at Tinzert Gite. Walking time is approximately 4 hours.

After breakfast, you'll climb out of the valley and make your way to the breathtaking Azzaden Valley. The vistas begin with a gushing mountain stream flanked by thick walnut forests that leads up to Toubkal and her sister peaks at the valley's head. In Ait Aissa, spend the night in a village called Gite. Walking time: 5–6 hours.

Today's adventure begins with a spectacular ascent out of the Azzadene Valley. You'll ascend the valley to Tizi Oussem, then descend to Imlil through the Tizi n Mzik pass (2489m). After lunch in Imlil, you will be driven back to Marrakech, where you will have plenty of time to explore the city in the evening. Approximately 4-5 hours of walking. Thank you for joining us on a guided Atlas Mountains trek with an experienced travel organization. At the end of the walk, we will drive you to your hotel in Imlil, Marrakech, or to the airport, and our 3-day Berber Villages Trek will come to an end.

Included & Excluded

    Marrakech hotel pick up / drop off

    Optional transfers from Marrakech - Imlil and back on request (excluded in price)

    Local English speaking guide

    Cook to prepare the meals

    Muleteers and mules for luggage

    Meals on the trek ( 2 lunches + 1 dinner + 1 breakfast )

    Bottled mineral water during the trek

    Accommodation in a Berber village


    Personal Expenses