Middle Atlas Trek

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Trekking in Morocco: medium difficulty trekking in the Middle Atlas.

Discover picturesque Ait Bougmez and lovely Berber villages as you hike through the famous M’Goun Valley.

 

Day 1 : Casablanca / Azrou

Your trekking tour begins when you arrive in Casablanca in the middle of the afternoon. You will get a free lunch before we head straight out onto the road to get to Fes and Azrou.

We will spend the night at a Berber house.

Day 2 : Azrou / Essahb / Tinghrit

We will begin our first day of hiking with a walk towards Djébel Kharzouza. The journey will give us superb panoramic views of the countryside as well as the Plains of Tigrira. We will continue trekking to Tinghrit, crossing a beautiful forest of cedars and finally set up our bivouac for the night near the Beni Mgild tribe.

Day 3 : Tinghrit / Afenourir / Bled Raten / Ain Leuh

Today will be an early start to make sure that we get to mount Aach Oughilias. From there, we’ll trek to the Valley of Ain Leuh, dominated by the splendid Hamou Forest. There will be lots of opportunities for photographs and taking in the views.

We will be hiking for around 5 hours total today.

Day 4 : Ain Leuh / Zaouiat

We will be following our mules and their muleteers today, up the mountainsides of Ain Leuh, to get a stunning view of the Bou Harch Valley the first escarpment of the Middle Atlas.

After lunch at midday, we will hike down to a local Berber village where we will meet the population. They ill be happy to answer questions about their lives and their culture. We will stay the night here.

Day 5 : Zaouiat / Lac Ouiuane

Today we will be trekking toward the source of the Zaouiat before we climb up to a higher altitude thorugh herds of Berber sheep. This part of the trkking adventure is a very peaceful one and you will find yourself surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in the Atlas Mountains.

Our hike will take us to the edge of Lake of Ouiouane where we will bivuac for the night under the Moroccan stars.

Day 6 : Lake Ouiouane / Oum Er Bia

We’ll trek along the streams and brooks as we cross through several Berber villages on our way to the next stage of the trek.

Before we arrive at the Oum Rabiaa River, we’ll also make our way along the beautiful gorges of Fellat Oued.

When get to the river, we may even be able to take a bath after our long day’s hike. In the evening, we will bivouac here.

Day 7 : Oum Rabia / Fes

When we get up, we’ll start trekking toward Fes. When we arrive there, you will have some free time to explore the city.

Day 8 : Fes / Casablanca

After breakfast, you can transfer to the airport.

The price is as follows :

From 2 people to 4 people 780 euros p/p

From 5 people to 15 people 690 euros p/p

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