Atlas Mountain Trekking

5 Days / 4 Nights from Marrakech

With our tours you leave your everyday life behind you. You dive into the fascination and beauty of the mountains. You get to know the life of the Berbers. Our guides cook for you traditional food and you spend great days with great memories to remember.

This High Atlas Mountain trek is one of the finest trekking in Morocco. It is a stunning five day trek through a variety of landscapes from lush valleys to barren rock. The route takes us through colorful Berber villages and over nice mountain passes.

The trek will be always supported by a berber team, Mountain guide, cook and muleteers & mules for luggages.

The nights will be spend in the gites (berber homes).

Day 1: Marrakech - Imi Oughald - Tizi n'tachte - Tizziane


Early morning departure from Marrakech for a pleasant drive south winding our way up through the Moulay Brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of Imi Oughlad (1450m) with the Jbel Toubkal , at 4167m the highest peak in north Africa , Aglzim 3650m and Aksoual 38847m looming before us. Here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with Berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2 hours acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks, passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the Tizi n'tachete (2000m), where we shall stop to look back down on the Imlil 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 gite. -/L/D 


Day 2: Tizziane – Tizi n'taghrhourte – D'knt 

After breakfast, we set off on our hike up along the Assif n'ait Oussaden valley, passing through the walnut 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 untill we reach the berber village of D'knt (1870m) or Agouns n' Assoul where we will have our dinner and spent the night in a gite . B/L/D


Day 3: D'knt – Tizi n'tagdalte – Tizi Oussem 

As usual, 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 nigh in a gite. B/L/D


Day 4: Tizi Oussem - Tizi m'zzik - Imlil

Trek to a small waterfall at Azib Tamsoulte and return to cross the Tizi m'zzik pass (2,500m). We join the main Toubkal valley at Imlil (1,900m), where we have lunch and spend the night in our Guesthouse . B/L/D


Day 5: Imlil – Tizi n'tamatert – Ikkiss – Agersioual - Marrakech

A 6 to 7 hours trek passing Berber hamlets and 2 mountain passes, with Jbel Oukaïmeden in sight. 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 named Tizi n’tamatert (2,279m) 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’ Aït 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’ Aït 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 Aït Souka where the walk heads east back in Imlil prior to drive to Marrakech on the afternoon. B/L/-

The best time to travel is from March to November
















From December 20th to January 10th  + € 50,- /per person. High season surcharge.


Starting with 2 people/participants. Always in small groups. 


Number of participants 2 persons 3 persons 4 persons 5 persons 6 persons
 Price per person € 598,- € 578,-

€ 558,-

€ 538,- € 518,-

On request, we are happy to offer you a combined tour of Mountain- and Sahara-Trekking