From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains and Berber Village Day Trip

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Lose yourself in the beauty of the Atlas Mountains on a day tour from Marrakech. Get a taste of local life in Berber villages, including Tizi N'Tacheddirt, the highest village in the Atlas Mountains.

Highlights

  • See traditional Berber villages in Oukaimeden Valley and take the opportunity to dine with a local family
  • Special day tours across the Berber villages & valleys of the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco
  • Get away from the hustle-bustle of Marrkech to the stunning Atlas Mountains and witness traditional Moroccan life
  • Enjoy a traditional lunch of Moroccan staples
  • Go with a guide who can provide insight on local history and culture

Description

The tour start at 09:00am, from your Hotel ended back in Marrakech around 17:00, Give us a day and we can show you the beaty of the Mountains and tantalize you with our delicious cuisine. All at a small cost, and in the same day! Many of you have limit of time so that going for a long trekking will not be possible in a short period. But no worry, we have day tour which makes you happy and feel that you are trekking in the Atlas Mountains! On this tour, we will visit the Tachedirt which is one of the Highest and the most remote village in the High Atlas Mountains. You will explore the rich art and cultures and even learn abrief history of Morocco. You can also admire and take pictures of the differents terraces and villages.. For long time ago this tour was only possible in 2 days due to the bad condition of the road, The tourist had to stop in Imlil and walk for a few hour to get to Inmane valley, Now in 2021 the road just saw its day after more than 3 years of works, 3 valleys connected together in circul way, Asni to Imnanne valley - Imlil to Imnane valley. this will bring a great opportunity for those who want to reach to the highest village in Morocco. Begin your small-group day trip with a pickup from your Marrakech hotel, and board your air-conditioned 4x4 or minivan. receive a briefing on the day's activities and about Morocco’s rural way of life as you drive into the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Admire the snow-tipped peaks as you headfurther into the spectacular range, and after roughly  30 minutes, arrive at the town of Tahnaout which is the first stop for the first photos opportunity and  visit a local Argan Oil Co-operative, where Berber women extract the oil of Argan nuts to use in cookingand cosmetics., with an energy breakfast to help ourselves for the rest of theday. Along the way, pass through the historic village of Igodar, which is located (35 km) outside of Marrakech. will stop at the Tizi nTamatert 2280m to admire the Imlil and Imenane Valleys, with its many terraced Berber villages tucked precariously on to the slopes stretching around you. All along with Adrar n'Oukaimeden (3268m), almost as high as the Rockies, on the southern horizon, with the high peaks of the Tizi n'Eddi (2928m), Jbel Angour (3616m) also looming down.When you reach Tachedirt, begin the hike 1 to 2 hours down the valley 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 loadsof faggots and dried herbs. As you ascend the hill, you get a panoramic perspective on the valley, We traverse the the village of Ouanskra to the descent amongst the walnut and appel trees till we come to a small spring setamongst the trees. Meet by the driver again and continue the next valley for lunch at a restaurant or meet your welcoming Berber hosts and enjoy a homemade lunch. Afterwards you’llcontinue the drive down the valley to return to your hotel in Marrakech.

Includes

Transport by air-conditioned minivan Typical Lunch in a local Berber family house (salad or soup+berber tagine+couscous+dessert+drinks+menthe tea) Professional mountain trekking guide Drinks (bottled water, tea or coffee)

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