General

Trekking through the High Atlas of Morocco 4 Days

In this  Trekking, through the High Atlas of Morocco 4 Days, we offer you the possibility of entering the Atlas mountain and getting to know the villages that have lived since ancient times.

You will get incredible views and enjoy a unique and exclusive environment in addition to knowing in depth the Berber culture of the villages that inhabit this area, where you can also live with the people that populate this mountain and are part of the history of Morocco. We start the road from Imlil (1,740 meters) where our support group composed of Sherpa, cook and muleteer will be waiting for us to guarantee an unforgettable route. We continue our expedition through the Berber villages where we can stop to enjoy a good conversation with a tea always ready.

On the way, stunning panoramic views of the Toubkal National Park, the Imlil Valley and the Jbel Toubkal with its height crowning North Africa. You will enter the heart of the park, making stops in the different existing refuges to regain strength for the road and enjoy a freshly prepared meal by our local chefs, Berbers and mountain children. According to your available days and following our travel philosophy in which we strive to offer all the possibilities adapted to you, this experience can be adapted to the days demanded with different accommodation options from rural houses, mountain shelters or net local experiences overnight in private houses of the Berber people.

  •   I'm a single female traveler. Rachid was the only one who answered my queries about guiding me in the Atlas Mountains. He was prompt and helpful leading up the ride.... read more

    jenjuniper
    6/10/2019
  •   We are a couple in our 70s. We have done a lot of different mountain walks but this is something totally different. The paths are quite difficult in places because... read more

    Wander790187
    2/14/2020
  •   Allthough he came 1 hour late, Rachid was the best guide we could imagine. The ride started with a climb. One chain of the 7 bikes broke during the climb... read more

    Hendrik V
    6/25/2019
  •   Atlas Mountain Bike gives you the possibility to live the way Berbers live. You’ll appreciate small things after this amazing journey. Rachid Azdour is a nice and competent guide... read more

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    4/25/2019
  •   Had an amazing time with Rachid completing a hike of Toubkal. He respectfully made us push our limits to ensure that we would get the most out of the trip.... read more

    M3226FLstephenc
    11/15/2019
  •   We had a great experience hiking in the Atlas mountains, including Toubkal summit, with our guide Rachid. Rachid seems to know al the people in the mountains, is always in... read more

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    4/03/2018
  •   We had an amazing trip with Our local guide Rachid, Everything was good, The trail we followed with landscapes of the Atlas and berber village, We had a good bikes... read more

    said i
    7/01/2019
  •   I booked a last minute trip with these guys after my other biking company was a no-show and I'm so happy I did. The guide, Mohammad, was great and clearly... read more

    Johno E
    8/12/2019
  •   Although we had some misfortune with a flat tyre and two broken chains, the mood of our guide remained positive and he arranged everything with a smile. We did the... read more

    frankrasschaert2017
    6/22/2019
  •   We followed the route to Toubkal. Everything was very good. Guide told us a lot about mountains. He waited for everyone and gave us a lot of advices.

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    3/11/2018

 

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marrakech

MEDINA OF MARRAKECH Marrakech is a city located in the center of Morocco, inland, at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. It is nicknamed the “red city” or the “ocher city” in reference to the red color of a large part of its buildings and its houses. The city was founded in 1071 by Youssef…Read more

Jemaa el-Fnaa

Jemaa el-Fnaa Jemaa el-Fnaa (Arabic: ساحة جامع الفناء saaHat jamaaʻ al-fanâʼ, also Jemaa el-Fna, Djema el-Fna or Djemaa el-Fnaa) is a square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter (old city). It remains the main square of Marrakesh, used by locals and tourists. The origin of its name is unclear: jamaa means “congregation” in Arabic, probably referring to a destroyed Almoravid mosque. Fnaʼ or finâʼ can mean “death” or “a courtyard, space in…Read more

Atlas mountains

Atlas mountainsAtlas Mountains The Atlas Mountains (Arabic: جبال الأطلس‎, jibāl al-ʾaṭlas; Berber languages: ⵉⴷⵓⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⵡⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ, idurar n waṭlas) are a mountain range in the Maghreb. It stretches around 2,500 km (1,600 mi) through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The range’s highest peak is Toubkal, with an elevation of 4,167 metres (13,671 ft) in southwestern Morocco. It…Read more

Itinerary

Day 1: Imlil - Lepiny (3,000 meters)

The walk starts from Imlil 1,740 meters after breakfast, where you will be accompanied by your specialized guide, mule and the team of porters. You will cross beautiful natural landscapes with some climbs of medium difficulty. Lunch will be prepared and served on the road where you can enjoy the beauty of the high mountains. The walk continues through Tizi n´Mzik (2,500 meters), before arriving in the afternoon to a small shelter in the Azzaden Valley. Here you will spend the night in the shelter of this area of ​​the mountain.

Day 2: Lepiny (3000 meters) - Neltner (3,206 meters)

After a night of sleep, we take the track that rises between beautiful and spectacular landscapes. On the way we will arrive at the Neltner refuge, which will be our base camp for climbing to Toubkal. We spend the night in a small stone house where we sit down to rest with a good meal and regain strength for tomorrow.

Day 3: “Today is Jbel Toubkal climbing” (4,167 meters)

It has a climb of just over 3.5 hours before reaching the top of the highest mountain in North Africa “AWESOME”. On a beautiful clear day, the view is indescribable. After crowning the roof of Africa, we will descend by Tizi n´Ouanoums and return to Neltner. The afternoon is free and allows you to remember your feelings and enjoy the moment. Dinner and accommodation will be at Neltner, this beautiful mountain retreat.

Day 4: Neltner - Imlil - Marrakech

The walk returns to Imlil through a beautiful walk between breathtaking landscapes and where you will discover Sidi Chamhaouch (2,275 meters), a small Berber village. The arrival in Imlil will be in the afternoon and then transfer to Marrakech.

What's included

  • Expert, Berber, English-speaking mountain guides
  • Mules and muleteers to carry your luggage
  • Berber Cook
  • All meals on the hike
  • Accommoadtion in a Berber village (gite)
  • Round-trip Transportation between the trek and your accommodation in Marrakech .
  • Camping Materiels ( Tents & Mattress)

What's not included

  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses

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Accommodation

  • 8 nights accommodation in a mix of hotels (based on double occupancy double rooms)
    Bunk houses and a mountain shelter (collective dormitories)

Meal Plan

  • all meals from dinner on arrival to departure breakfast (except meals in Marrakech)