Berber Villages: 4 nights/5 days


Medium & interesting 5 day treks through the berber villages & valleys of Imlil, Azzaden and D'knt, meet the berber communauty.
For people who are more adventures, the days can be extended to cover more distances and climb side peaks all through the trek.

Duration 5 days
Departure & Return Location Marrakech
Meeting Time 9 am
Grade: Moderate


  • Discover the beauty of the Atlas Mountains
  • Visit Berber villages and enjoy local hospitality
  • guided mountain trek


We organize Marrakech 5 days Atlas trek to visit Berber villages with depart from your hotel to Imi Oughlad . here meet up with Berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2 hour acclimatization hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n'tachete (2000m),where we shall stop to look back down on the imlikl and Ait oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to imi n'ifri and our field picnic .thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to Assif n' Ait Oussaden and the red clay terraced village of Tiziane ( 1750 m )for our accommodation in our bivouac or gite.
After breakfast we now set off on our hike up along the Assif n'Ait oussaden Valley , passing through the walnuts groves , up to Tizi n'taghrhourte (1995m )and through to a rare almost flat stretch to arrive at Assaka spring, where we will stop for our field picnic amidst and awesome silence after some 2 and half hours relatively easy walking .our afternoon's hike takes us down along the edges of the forest until we reach the Berber village of D'knt (1870m) or Agouns n Assoul where we will have our dinner and spent the in a bivouac or gite.
We set off for our morning's 3 hours hike up through groves of walnut trees, fields of corn and barley to greet the many sheep and goatherders – and women and children bent over with 20kg loads of faggots and dried herbs. We traverse the Tizi n'tagdalte to the descent amongst the juniper trees till we come to a small spring set amongst the trees , where we will stop for our picnic .once refreshed , we are off down winding tracks of upper slopes for some 3 hours to come to a small river at the beginning of the Valley of Assif n'Ait oussaden . from here we enter the village of Tizi oussem (1850m) then up to the summer village Of Tamsoult for our camp or gite.
Trek to a small waterfall at Azib Tamsoulte and return to cross the Tizi 'n Mzik pass (2,500m). We join the main Toubkal Valley at Imlil (1,800m), where we have lunch and spend the night in our Guesthouse Riad Atlas Prestige.
A 6 to 7 hour trek past Berber hamlets and 2 mountain passes,. The route is circular, taking in as much scenery and natural beauty as is possible. Today walk begins by heading east from Imlil (1,740m) along the Tamatert Valley before turning north through the pass Tizi n’Tamatert (2,300m) and down via the Berber village of Tinerhourhine into the Imenane Valley. This Valley is then followed to the north, along winding mule trails through almond, walnut and apple groves and terraced Berber hamlets to the villages of Ikiss and up to Amssakrou. Here a picnic lunch is normally taken, offering a superb view of the peak of Jbel Oukaïmeden (3,268m) and the 2 passes, Tizi n’Ou Arg (2,258m) and Tizi n’Tiratene (2,268m). The return is in a westerly direction via the pass, Tizi n’Aguerssiouâl, then through the Assif n’ Ait Mizane Valley and back to Imlil.
Next the walk continues along mule trails and past escarpments through the Tizi n’Aguerssiouâl Pass (1,767m) and on to the village of Aguerssiouâl in the Assif n’ Ait Mizane Valley (2,664m) and then south back up the Valley towards the peaks of Jbel Toubkal, Aguelzim and Aksouâl to the villages of Taddart and Ait Souka where the walk heads east back in Imlil prior to drive to Marrakech on the afternoon. Thank you for taking a guided Marrakech to Atlas moutnains trek with experienced travel company ,at the end of trek we transfer you to your hotel in Imlil , Marrakech or to the airport ,and our Morocco Atlas hike finishes.

Price Includes

  • Private round-trip transportation from Marrakech
  • Guide
  • Mule for luggage
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Food
  • Accommodation in a Berber vilages

Price Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips