Immersion in the Heart of the Ourika Sources - 4 Days

Immersion in the Heart of the Ourika Sources
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This inter-generational stay has been designed for children from the age of 10 accompanied by their family. Hiking days in the mountains and bed and breakfast in the hollow of the green valleys will give you the secrets of local life in this beautiful region of Morocco.

- The richness of the Ourika Valley
- Gite in the heart of the valley gardens
- A real immersion in local life
- A stay dedicated to families with children (from 10 years)
- Departures from 2 people only

J1 : … / DOUAR TIZI (VALLEE DE L’OURIKA) – 1h de route depuis Marrakech + 1h30 de marche
J2 : MARCHE ET DECOUVERTE DU PLATEAU DE YAGOUR – 4h de marche
J3 : PLATEAU DE YAGOUR – TIZI – 5 de marche
J4 : DOUAR TIZI (VALLEE DE L’OURIKA) / …. – 1h30 de marche

Day 1: ... / DOUAR TIZI (OURIKA VALLEY) - 1 hour drive from Marrakesh + 1h30 walk
DAY 2: WALKING AND DISCOVERY OF YAGOUR PLATEAU - 4 hours walk
Day 3: PLATEAU OF YAGOUR - TIZI - 5 of march
Day 4: DOUAR TIZI (VALLEY OF THE OURIKA) / .... - 1h30 walk

Day 1: ... / DOUAR TIZI (Ourika Valley)
You'll meet up to discover the true valley of Ourika (one hour from Marrakesh by car) and its preserved parts. It takes 1h30 walk to reach Rachid, Saida and their family in their cottage in the middle of these beautiful mountains. Settling in the cottage with a nice view of the terraced fields. The association of the village (weaving workshop, laundry, wastewater recycling basin and many other future projects), Depending on age, a football match or any other activity can take place at the end of the day.
Dinner and overnight at the cottage.
Walking time 1h30. Elevation +400 m

Day 2: TIZI / YAGOUR PPLATEAU - Rock carvings

After breakfast, departure with your guide and muleteers to discover the magnificent plateau of Yagour, an excellent summery place for centuries, as evidenced by the prehistoric rock engravings from 2,500 to 3,000 years ago. This site tells the story of this region. Picnic in nature, with a magnificent view of all the surrounding valleys ...
Night in tent camp on the plateau.
Walking time: 5h. Elevation + 900 m

Day 3: YAGOUR TRAIL / AGUERD / TIZI
In the morning with your guide, you will leave this beautiful scenery to discover the terraced fields irrigated by the sources formed by the melting snow, The gorges and the cliffs of Aguerd and Anammer, picnic near the river where the greenery contrasts with the red colour of the soil. Swimming is possible depending on the season and return to Tizi late afternoon.
Night and dinner at the cottage

Day 4 TIZI / OURIKA VALLEY
After breakfast or after lunch, and depending on your destination, you will leave the village of Tizi and the family of Rachid, on foot to reach the wadi of Ourika and free stay suite.
Walking time 1h30. Altitude difference - 400 m

Indicative price based on two people: €295 per person

THIS PRICE INCLUDES:
- Full board - except meals not included and mentioned in "This price does not include"
- Accommodation (in double or family room with shared bathroom)
- The supervision team
- Mule to carry picnic and children (one mule for 2 children)
- Qualified English speaking tour guide
- Activities and visits around the hostel
- Bivouac on the Yagour plateau

THIS PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- "Multirisk +" insurance for 3.5% of the flat rate package
- "Cancellation +" insurance at the rate of 2.5% of the flat rate package
- Personal expenses
- Bed linen and towels during the whole stay
- The transfers
- Drinks (mineral water, soda, beer ...)
- The single room
- Gratuity (optional and at your convenience)
- D4 lunch and dinner

Guaranteed departure: 2 people
Group limited to: 10 people
Flight info: Charter flight, low-cost or regular

Difficulty Level:
Easy walking level with an average of 2h to 5h walk per day. Saddle animals (donkeys and mules) are provided for the little ones whoare not abe to walk for long period of time.

Accommodation:
2 nights in an inn in Douar Tizi in the Ourika valley in a double or family room with shared bathroom, one night in a tented bivouac.

Supervision :
During the days in the valley the Ourika valley: qualified English speaking mountain guide.

Passport:
Validity of 3 months after your return

Visa:
No visa required for European citizens, please check before booking.

Vaccine:
There is no compulsory vaccine in Morocco.

Mountain & Plateaus
Discover the natural beauty of the Atlas Mountains and immerse yourself in the daily life of the Berber people that populate them with this trek in the High Atlas with family and children aged 12 and over.
Easy level, this 4-day hike in Berber country leads you in the footsteps of a thousand-year-old culture that has tamed this seemingly hostile nature. During this family adventure, dive into the life of a village nestled in terraced fields, sleep in a bivouac on a high mountain plateau known for its prehistoric rock carvings and dive into the pure waters of an altitude river at the foot of waterfalls.

Perfectly suited to families, this High Atlas trek is supervised by a certified English-speaking mountain guides and a team of muleteers. The hikes provide many opportunities for breaks and their walking time does not exceed 5 hours per day.
This journey in the heart of the Ourika and Yagour plateau offers a multitude of meetings and discoveries to live with families from Marrakesh. After a few days spent in contact with the warm Berber people, you'll leave with plenty of memories.

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