Imlil Toubkal area ~ Camels/Desert ~ Marrakech ~ Essaouira 8 Days – 7 Nights
Day 1 : Transport From Marrakech Airport to Marrakech Hotel near of place of Jemaa el Fna and you will Discover Marrakech Medina on the same day.
Day 2 : From Marrakech to Imlil 1740m ( 1 hour and Hald driving ),here you meet your guide and then 30h walk to Armed village, We spend the night in a bivouac or Berber gîte.
(This day after lunch you will visit Toubkal area villages ).
Day 3: From Armed to Tizi Mzik 864m of height is gained (Tizi-n-Mzig) over a distance of approximately 4km.
1014m of height is lost from Tizi Mzik and We spend the night in a bivouac or Berber gîte at Aït Aïssa over a distance of approximately 6km.
Day 4: Ait Aissa (1800m) tizi ntachete (2200m), imi ourhlad imsker(1650m)descent of the Azzaden valley, will cross many Berber villages (to discover lifestyle of Berbers) then rise of tizi tachte (2200m) . A long descent in a forest of juniper and Holm oak bring us to the valley of imlil (place of lunching) .small effort after midday towards the collar of tizi lbour (1700m) enables us to reach our destination; the village of Imsker (1650m) in the valley of imnane. We spend the night in a bivouac or Berber gîte.
6 hours walking.
Day 5: several Berber hamlets and the villages of Imsker (1381m) and Arg (1600m). We continue our stroll towards the awesome Toubkal Massif, the Adrar Oukaïmeden and Jbel Angour(3143m) to our left, Jbel Tasghimout (2604m) to our right and mighty Jbels Bou Iguenouane (3882m), Aksouâl (3842m), and Azrou-n’Tamadôt (3664m) always before us. We pass through the Berber hamlets of Amssakrou (1800m), Ikiss (1850m) with its geodes and Tinghourine (1840m) before stopping, after some 6 hours hike, for a welcome field picnic in the village of Tamegguist (1842m). Rested and refreshed we continue on, now towards the east along the lower valley slopes of the Jbel Angour range to the village of Ouaneskra (2000m), where we stop for our overnight accommodation in a gîte d’étape and our Berber dinner, surrounded by some of the most magnificent mountain scenery.
Day 6: From Ouanesekra towards Oukaïmeden ski station passing by Tizi n’ou Addi (2920m) and then on to Oukaïmeden spend the night in the refuge or bivouac. 5 to 6 hours walking time.
Day 7: Depart Oukaïmeden towards Timichi passing by the Tiferguine labourers then Tizi n’Ouhattar (3100m). After the col we pass villages of Ourika Agounss, Timguist and Timichchi. We spend the night in a bivouac or Berber gîte. 6 to 7 hours walking time.
Day 8: Depart Timichchi towards Setti Fatma. All along the journey there are Berber villages in the valley for example Tiourdou, Anfli, Tadrart, Chiker. After lunch we continue via Agadir n’Aït Boulmane and on to the centre of Setti Fatma. Then return to Marrakech or visit the waterfall at Setti Fatma if there is time. 4 to 5 hours walking time.
Day 9: Transport from Marrakech Hotel to Marrakech Airport
Included in the price :
English speaking guide, and cook
Muleteers and mules for luggages
Accommodation in Trekking and Desert
Camel to ride
Not included :
Tips and personal expanses
Essential Equipment & Clothing:
Good walking boots and socks / good trainers
Personnel First aid Kit
3 to 4 season sleeping bag
Head torch / headlamp
Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
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