Berber villages Trek Azzaden valley 2 days -1night
An easy & interesting overnight trek in Azzaden valley at the heart of the berber Ait Ouazzaden tribe …
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil/ High Atlas Mountains (1775m)– Tizi Mzik (2485m)-Tamsoulte waterfalls (2300m) Tizi Oussem village (1850m).
After breakfast at the hotel in Marrakech, pick up at 9am by our driver and head up towards the High Atlas Mountains passing via Tahnnaout, Mly Brahim gorges & Asni town before driving along Oued Ghighaya, enjoy the views over the villages on the other side of the valley.
Arrive to Imlil valley (67km from Marrakech), meet your local guide at the drop off point and 2 min walk to Riad Jnane Imlil for a Berber mint tea at the panoramic roof terrace overlooking the Berber villages, Toubkal Mountains and the river, get prepared and then start your hike & trek up Tizi Mzik pass (2485m) which offers a spectacular view over Imlil valley & Toubkal Summit (the highest peak in North Africa with 4167m altitude), continue to Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas Mountains (100m of high), trek down the Azzaden valley through a juniper forest to arrive finally to Tizi Oussem village.
Overnight at the Guest house in the village.
5hrs walking. Day 2: Tizi Oussem (1850m) – Id Issa village (1800m) – Tizi Oudid (2000m) – Mattat.
After breakfast, enjoy the sunshine on this colorful valley & its marvelous typical Berber villages, leave Tizi Oussem & continue down to Id Issa village, before heading up to Tizi Oudid mountain pass (2000m), cross Matat village after a wild thurifer juniper forest, continue to the riverbed where you will have lunch under walnut groves, relax near the river until the time of the pick up for the return transfer back to Marrakech.
On the afternoon transfer back to Marrakech.