Ramble in the Atlas of Marrakesh


Trip details

4 Days trek, Period : Spring to Autumn
Level:  Easy to moderate , Assistance : 

 Day1. Marrakech - Ihlouan / 1h30 road transfer/ 3h00 walk/ Altitude, gain: 600m; loss: 100m

At your hotel, you will be met by your guide and drive south towards the Atlas Mountains and the lush Zat Valley. We meet our muleteers and start our walk to the mineral springs that attracts many Moroccan visitor. The path climbs gently on a sandstone rocky surface. The Berber villages here are of amazing beauty and they fit harmoniously with the surrounding environment. We reach our first camp near the village of Ihlouan at 1870m with a panoramic view on the valley we climbed, (B, L, D).

 Day2. Ihlouan - Timlilt / 5h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 800m; loss: 400m

This morning will have our most challenging climb on the ridge of the Djebel Yagour. From the pass, you will enjoy the fantastic views of the first Atlas High peaks and the green Yagour Plateau. In this area, villagers from the valleys around perpetuate a secular transhumance tradition. Each year they bring up their herds to graze from July and leave the high plateaus at the first snow falls. Today you will have walked one of these routes and camp on the foothill of the imposing Mont Meldsen (3695m), our camp is pitched in a lovely spot at 2200m high, (B, L, D).

 Day3. Timlilt / 4h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 300m; loss: 350m

Today is a cool walking day, we are going to follow the red sandstone gorges of oued Timlilt. At the Azib Adarnan, you will discover one the most amazing prehistoric sites of the high Atlas! On sandstone slabs, prehistoric Lybico Berbers left some superb carved rocks representing: Humans, animals from sub Sahara, weapons ... Our walk carries on between lush terraces and a beautiful "forest" of old juniper trees. Our loop end at the same camp near the stream of Timlilt, (B, L, D).

 Day4. Timlilt - Ourika - Marrakech / 5h30 trekking / Altitude, gain: 300m; loss: 1200m

After breakfast, we head towards the western slopes of the Yagour. You will overhang the beautiful Ourika Valley, surrounded by the Atlas "Giant" peaks. The path follows a crest with an amazing double side view before it links the village of Wigrane and Imi n'Taddert where our amazing trek ends. After farewell to our muleteer team, we meet our minibus for a 1h30 transfer along the Ourika valley towards Marrakech. We will reach your hotel at the end of the day, (B, L), (end of our services).

Dates & prices

Fri 12 May 2017 - Mon 15 May 2017 Code 0007 Adult320€ Available Book now
Fri 28 Jul 2017 - Mon 31 Jul 2017 Code 007 Adult320€ Available Book now
Fri 25 Aug 2017 - Mon 28 Aug 2017 Code 007 Adult320€ Available Book now
Fri 22 Sep 2017 - Mon 25 Sep 2017 Code 007 Adult320€ Available Book now

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