Fair trekking

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Trekking among the Berbers 

9-day/8-night trip

Departure from Ouarzazate (or Marrakech). Return flight from Marrakech.

Day 1: we take a flight to Ouarzazate (or Marrakech); we have dinner and overnight.stay at a hotel in Ouarzazate.

Day 2: transfer by minibus to the village of Ait Youl, in the Dades Valley, where we meet the guides, waiting with donkeys for the trekking start-off. We go through Jbel Riguit and arrive, around noon, at the village of Tamgallouna, in the valley of M'goun. We leave in the early afternoon, bound to the village of Igherm Aqdim. Night in tents or at a local home. This route takes approximately 5 hours.

Day 3: we pass through the village of Ait m'Raoue to get to the gorges of the M'goun river; then we climb up the gorges by crossing the river with water at knee level. It's around noon when we arrive at the village of Aguersaka. In the afternoon we climb up to 2,000 metres (6,560 feet) of altitude, and then descend to Timtda. Night at the tent camp. The route takes approximately 6 hours.

Day 4: we leave in the morning climbing through the Amskar gorges; we soon arrive in the Amskar valley. Lunch at the Tichki waterfalls; after lunch we leave to reach the Tichki village through the gardens lining the river. Overnight stay at the tent camp or at a local home. The route takes approximately 6 hours.

Day 5: we leave from Tichki to climb up the Mount Ait Ahmed (2,990 metres/9,800 feet of altitude), from which you can enjoy the view of Amssoud, the second highest mountain of Morocco, and have lunch there. We climb down and reach the source de M'goun. Night at the camp or at a local home. This route takes approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes.

Day 6: we start the climbing of Mount Tizi-n-Aït Imi (2,095metres/ 6,870 feet) through a landscape with an astonishing view of Mount M'goun ; we descend towards Ait Imi amidst a juniper forest. Night at the bivouac near the village and the Ait Imi source. This route takes approximately 5 hours.

Day 7: we arrive at the valley of Ait Bougmez, head towards Tabant and, from there, towards Agurd N'Ouzro, where we visit the small village. Through this beautiful valley we reach Agouti. Night at the bivouac.

Day 8:  we leave the valley of Ait Bougmez, visit the Ouzoud waterfalls and then return to Marrakech. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 9: return flight from Marrakech.