Day one – Marrakech to Tiziane: After breakfast pick-up from your riad in Marrakech and depart to Imlil. Start guided hike with local muleteer team carrying the backpacks and food up winding mule tracks to Tizi n’Tachete with views of Imlil and the Ait Oussaden valleys. Traditional Moroccan picnic lunch under the juniper trees. Hike to Assif Ait Oussaden and Tizian for overnight with dinner in local guesthouse.
Day two – Tiziane to Tizi n’Taghrhourte: After breakfast guided hike along the Assif Ait Oussaden valley up to Tizi n’Taghrhourte, arrive at Assaka spring. Traditional Moroccan picnic lunch at the spring. Continue hike along the forest edges to D’knt Berber village for dinner and overnight.
Day three – D’knt to Tizi Oussem: After breakfast guided hike through walnut groves, corn and barley fields and traverse the Tizi n’Tagdalte. Picnic lunch at small spring. Continue hike to reach the valley of Assif n’ait Oussaden, hike through the village of Tizi Oussem up to Azib Tamsoult for dinner and overnight.
Day four – Azib Tamsoult to Armed (Imlil): After breakfast guided crossing of Tizi n’Mzik pass. Picnic lunch under the trees. Continue hike downhill to reach Armed village (highest village in Imlil valley) for overnight and dinner in local guesthouse.
Day five – Armed to Marrakech: After breakfast, guided hike to Tamatert village, continue downhill to Imlil. Picnic lunch under the walnut trees. Explore the village on a short optional guided walking tour. Late afternoon arrival back in Marrakech with drop-off at your riad.
Duration: 5 days
Cost from: 275€ (2-5 pax) / 260€ (6+ pax)
Transport: Private vehicle / minibus
Type of tour: Cultural, traditional, hiking, trekking, adventure
Suitable for: All (not suitable to children)
Region: Southern Morocco
Standard inclusions: Pick-up and drop-off services from and to riad in Marrakech, transport, insurance and fuel, English-speaking driver/guide, guided tours, local guides, muleteer team, accommodation local guesthouse with breakfast, dinner, lunches.
Standard exclusions: Flights, visa, travel insurance, personal drinks including alcoholic beverages, any optional activities mentioned, entrance fees where applicable, rental of any specialized hiking or trekking equipment in Imlil, gratuities and tips.
Tour starts and ends in: Marrakech