Mini Trek in the Toubkal Valleys - 5 Days

Mini Trek in the Toubkal Valleys
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This hike starts in the Ouirgane Valley located 1h30 drive from Marrakesh. From this green valley, we will pass through Azzane by admiring the adobe villages and enjoying the views of the Toubkal massif at the crossing of several passes. During these few days, you will be in the heart of the Atlas mountains: The valley of Azzaden and its Berber families, Asni and its popular souk, nights in lodgings or at a local’s place …. The National Park of Toubkal offers itself to you through trails at low altitude, which allows you to travel throughout the year.

- Mule trek
- The Azzaden valley and its Berber families
- Asni and his popular souk
- Nights in lodging or at a local's place
- The Toubkal National Park
- Schedule this trek in the middle of your stay in Marrakesh
- Departure every day of the week
- Reservation possible up to 3 days before departure

Day 1
HOME / MARRAKESH

Day 2
MARRAKESH / OUIRGANE / TASSA OUIRGANE - 2h drive and 3h walk

Day 3
TASSA OUIRGANE / TIZI OUSSEM - 6 hours walk

Day 4
TIZI OUSSEM / IMI OUGHLAD / MARRAKESH - 3h walk and 2h drive

Day 5
MARRAKESH / HOME

OR undertake the trek without the the nights in Marrakesh

Day 1
MARRAKESH / OUIRGANE / TASSA OUIRGANE - 2h drive and 3h walk

Day 2
TASSA OUIRGANE / TIZI OUSSEM - 6 hours walk

Day 3
TIZI OUSSEM / IMI OUGHLAD / MARRAKESH - 3h walk and 2h drive

Day 1: HOME / MARRAKESH

Welome at the airport of Marrakesh. Transfer to the hotel. According to the time of arrival, free time to visit Marrakesh. OR Go directly to the hotel for those already on site. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: MARRAKESH / OUIRGANE / TASSA OUIRGANE - 2h drive and 3h walk

Rendezvous at 9am to go to the Atlas Mountains that are just 50 km away from Marrakesh. Until the village of Tahanout, we'll find ourselves in the plain of Marrakesh, then, the climb begins through beautiful gorges overhanging Berber villages.
We'll arrive in Asni, known for its Saturday souk, then direction Ouirgane, the green valley. This is where our team of muleteers will be waiting for us during these 3 days. We'll start the hike through villages, gardens and orchards.
Night in a cottage in the small village of Tassa Ouirgane.

Day 3: TASSA OUIRGANE / TIZI OUSSEM - 6 hours walk
Today, we will go up the beautiful valley of Azzaden inhabited all year by Berber families. Here, the inhabitants have overcome the mountain to be able to cultivate and live in self-sufficiency with fruits and vegetables. We will be able to admire this beautiful work as well as the system of Saguia which brings the needed water to the crops.
Night in a cottage in the village of Tizi Oussem.

Day 4: TIZI OUSSEM / IMI OUGHLAD / MARRAKESH - 3h walk and 2h drive
On this last day of walking, we will discover a new valley. Before reaching it, we will pass by the pass of Tizi Techt at 2900m altitude. We will then descend the valley before joining the road where we will find our vehicle which will take us back to Marrakesh. Free time for dinner and overnight in Marrakesh.

Day 5: MARRAKESH / HOME
Breakfast and transfer to the airport for the return flight home. OR end of service.

OR Possibility of a trek without the nights in Marrakesh

Day 1: MARRAKESH / OUIRGANE / TASSA OUIRGANE - 2h drive and 3h walk
Rendezvous around 9am to go to the Atlas Mountains that are just 50 km away from Marrakesh. Until the village of Tahanout, we'll find ourselves in the plain of Marrakesh, then, the climb begins through beautiful gorges overhanging Berber villages.

We'll arrive in Asni, known for its Saturday souk, then direction Ouirgane, the green valley. This is where our team of muleteers will be waiting for us during these 3 days. We'll start the hike through villages, gardens and orchards. Night in a cottage in the small village of Tassa Ouirgane.

Day 2: TASSA OUIRGANE / TIZI OUSSEM - 6 hours walk
Today, we will go up the beautiful valley of Azzaden inhabited all year by Berber families. Here, the inhabitants have overcome the mountain to be able to cultivate and live in self-sufficiency with fruits and vegetables. We will be able to admire this beautiful work as well as the system of Séguia brings the needed water to the crops. Night in a cottage in the village of Tizi Oussem.

Day 3: TIZI OUSSEM / IMI OUGHLAD / MARRAKESH - 3h walk and 2h drive
During this last day of walking, we will discover a new valley. Before reaching it, we will pass by the pass of Tizi Techt at 2900m altitude. Then we will go down the valley before joining the road where we will find our vehicle which will take us back to Marrakesh for the end of the adventure.

> For climatic, logistical, administrative and / or cyclical reasons, or following a change in flight schedules, this circuit may have its stages modified or replaced. The circuit can also be performed in the opposite direction.
Point-Voyages reserves the right to make these changes without jeopardising the smooth running of the circuit.

Guide price based on 2 people: €400 (5 days / 4 nights version)

Contact us for any quotes

THIS PRICE INCLUDES:
- Land transport
- Airport transfers
- Full board - except meals not included and mentioned in "This price does not include"
- Accommodation
- The supervision team
- The English speaking guide
- The foam mattress
- The 2 nights in hotel or guest house / riad in Marrakesh, in double room (or triple) with breakfast.

THIS PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- "Multirisk +" insurance at the rate of 3.5% of the flat rate
- "Cancellation +" insurance at the rate of 2.5% of the flat rate
- Personal expenses
- Drinks (mineral water, soda, beer ...)
- The single room
- Gratuity (optional and at your convenience)
- Home-Marrakesh flights - possibility of booking them from our services
- The dinners of days 1 and 4 in Marrakesh
- The lunches of the days 1 and 5.
- Sleeping bags

The months of October and November are usually the most rainy and between December and February, nighttime temperatures can be cold, especially if the snow is present on the surrounding high peaks. From the month of March, the sweetness returns and the fruit trees begin to bloom, dotting the mountain with beautiful colours. The months of July and August are the hottest but at this altitude, the temperatures remain bearable.

Prices :
This circuit includes land transport ONLY and not flights. Flights are your responsibility.
Alternatively, this tour is offered over 5 days with 2 nights in a hotel in Marrakesh. But it is possible not to take the 2 nights in Marrakesh. In this case, subtract €70 per person.

Flight info:
This circuit includes land transport ONLY and not flights. Flights are your responsibility. But, we can also - on request - take care of your air reservation.

Transfers:
Return airport / hotel transfers are included. You must give us your flight plan before you leave.

Difficulty Level:
Easy walking level with an average of 5 hours a day.

Accommodation:
2 nights in a hotel in a double (or triple) room
2 nights in a country cottage (dormitories with toilets and showers) or with a local
OR possibility not to take the 2 nights in Marrakesh. In this case, subtract €70 per person.
Please send us the name of your hotel in Marrakesh, before your departure.

Supervision :
During the days of hiking, certified English speaking mountain guide.

Passport:
Validity of 3 months after your return.

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

Vaccinations:
There are no compulsory vaccinations.

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