Morocco in may? In may it is springtime in the mountains with lots of flowers and green terraces with barley. Ideal for an easy walking tour. A trekking in the Atlas mountains is much more than just walking in the mountains.
Life is still at peace around here. People work bij hand added by their mules on the small terraces to harvest the first barley. Green walnut trees provide shadow in summer, nuts in autumn and let pass the warm sunshine in winter. We take the time to enjoy the beautiful and colorful Atlas Mountains and the welcoming Berber people!
Mountains in Morocco? Yes, there are several mountain ranges. The High Atlas mountains are located in the middle of Morocco. Just south of Marrakech. Only a 1,5 hr drive and you are there!
From sunday May 13 up to May 27 we have a special 15 day Morocco tour with 10 days of easy walking. We sleep in simple guesthouses in the middle of small Berber villages and we meet culture and traditions.Our tour leader will learn you the first words in Tasselhiyt - the Berber language of the south. So you can make easy contact with the friendly people in the mountain villages. And after walking in the mountains there is plenty of time to discover all the magic's of Marrakech.
Day 1 - Arrival in Marrakech. Transfer from the airport to your small Riad hotelhotel in the old city centre ('medina') - near the famous gathering square 'Jemaa el Fna'.
Day 2 Transfer (1h30) to the mountains to the Berber village of Setti Fatma (1.500m.) in the valley of Ourika. Start of our waking tour to the tiny mountain village of Timichi (2.000m). Here we sleep in a simple Berberguesthouse. You bring your own sleeping bag. Walking about 4 hours.
Day 3 Walking to the mountain village of Oukaïmeden (2.450m.) over the pass Tizi-n-Ouattar. Walking about 6 hours. Day 4: about 5 hours walking to Tachedirt (2.400m). Day 5 about 5 hours walking to the small Berber village of Imsker (1.400m). Day 6 walking about 6 hours to Tiziane (1.500m.) passing bij different valleys and small passes: Tizi-El-Bour (1.550m) and Tizi-n-Tacht (2.100m). Day 7 walking in 6 hours to Amslane. Day 8: in the remote area of Amslane we make a 4 hour day walk in the valley of Agandis. Day 9 about 6 hours walking to the village of Tizi Oussem (1.550m). Day 10: in about 5 hours we walk to the mountain village of Imlil (1.740m). Day 11: today we walk to the pelgrimage site of Sidi Chamarouch; walking about 5 hours.
Day 12 we say goodbye to the mountains and we will have our transfer back to Marrakech. Day 13 and 14 are free for visiting all the magic's of Marrakech. Day 15 you will have your transfer back to the airport for your flight back home.
Starting in Marrakech Sunday May 13 - 15 day tour for euro 785. Including all transfers (to/from the airport as well), 4 nights in a cosy Riad hotel in the old city center of Marrakech, 10 days walking with luggage transport, tourleader and a local guide. In the mountains: all meals included, with nice picnics 'on the road'.
Maroc Travel offers a complete two week - 15 days - Morocco delight with a 10 day fully serviced easy walking. Combined with 4 nights in magic Marrakech this makes a perfect two week holiday to refresh your body and mind.
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