Dades Trek to Roses Valley

From Dades Valley to the Valley of Roses. 8 Days

In the feet of the central High Atlas Mountains, on the south side, you will discover one of the beautiful regions in Morocco, roses and dades valley, with its magnificent fields of roses, fortified villages, spectacular landscapes and where the hospitality Berbers is still present.

trek dades to roses

Overview
Highlights of the Trek
- Duration: 8 days, otherwise You can hike for 2, 3 or 4 days in Saghro Mountain, roses Valley, depending on your availability and your budget, please contact us for more information.
- Accommodation during this trip: 2 nights in the Hotel or Riad/ 5 nights in loge.
- Trip Name: Hiking in roses valley
- Max Height: Fidghat pass 1900m
- Destination: High Atlas, roses Valley
- Grade: Medium
- Trip starts- ends: Dades Valley/ M'goun Valley
- Best Season: October, November February, March, April and May
- Number of participants: from 3 people.

Itinerary:

Day 1 Marrakech:
Arrival at the Menara airport. Reception and transfer to the Hotel or Riad.

Day 2 Marrakech – Ouarzazate – Ait-Youl: 322 km.
Transfer by road, Tizi n’ Tichka (2260 meters), to Ouarzazate, driving through spectacular landscapes and different colors of the High Atlas Mountains, picnic lunch. Then continuation to dades valley passing by a vast desert plateau, between the Skoura palm grove and the roses land, Arrival at “Ait Youl” village, the meeting point with our mule team. Dinner and Overnight in loge.

Day 3 Aït Youl – Igherm Akdim:
After loading our luggages, we leave Dades Valley to reach the valley of Mgoun via the dry and arid plateau, picnic lunch in fields of Tamgalouna village. Then walking, along the river, to the village of Ighrem Aqdem. Dinner and Overnight in loge at 1700 meters. 5h30mn of walking. Elevation p+: 600 m | Elevation p- : 400 m.

Day 4 Igherm Aqdem 1700 m – Alemdoun 1800 m:
We go through this large village with its beautiful kasbahs. We leave this valley to reach Timtda village, by a track that will allow us to pass near the nomad’s caves, picnic lunch. Afternoon, we cross a desert landscape and join Alemdoun Village at 1800 meters. Dinner and Overnight in Loge. 5h30mn to 6h of walking. Elevation p+: 350 m | Elevation p- : 250 m.

Day 5 Alemdoun 1800 m – Ksar Boutaghrar 1500 m:
We walk along the valley of Ait Hamd and beautiful oleander Gorges ( to cross the gorges you need a hiking sandals) to Agouti villages with its kasbahs, picnic lunch, then continuation to the celebrate village of Boutaghrar 1500 meters. Dinner and Overnight in Loge. 5h30mn to 6h of walking. Elevation p+: 20 m | Elevation p- : 300 m.

Day 6 Boutaghrar 1500 m – Hdida – Taberkachte 1400 m:
We follow the Mgoun valley where we meet some villagers working in their fields, passing also by the beautiful villages of interesting architecture, lunch in Hdida village, then walk along irrigation canals and between the gardens to the village of Tabarkachte. Dinner and Overnight in Loge. 5h30mn to 6h of walking. Elevation p+: 50 m | Elevation p- : 100 m.

Day 7 Tabarkachte – Ouarzazate – Talouat – Marrakech: 320 km.
We leave roses valley to Ait benhaddou via Ouarzazate, then we continue along the beautiful valley of ounila with its Berber villages, stop for lunch in Telouat village, Visit the famous Kasbah of Glawi , then we reach Marrakesh by Tizi n’ Tichka. Overnight at the Hotel or Riad.

Day 8 Tranfer to the Marrakech airport.

Cost details
NB: The price can change, depend the number of people, Please contact us with these important details first so that we can get back to you on the new cost.

Costs we provide include the followings:
- picks up & drops by private car/Van/Bus.
- All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
- 5 nights in loge during the trek, two nights in the Hotel or Riad.
- A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder English speaking Guide
- Muleteers and mules to carry your baggage and our equipment.
- cooker will prepare hot meals with attention towards variety and hygiene and nutrition to serve you

Excluded from costs are the following:
- Lunch and dinner in Marrakech.
- All kinds of drinks like beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
- Travel Insurance (Essential).
- Personal trekking equipment.
- Tips for staffs and driver's.

Trekking equipment checklist
When selecting your personal items, keep in mind the number of days you’ll be camping, the time of year and the altitude, we advise our clients bringing these items but depending of season other ways you can contact us.

Sun hat, Gloves, Sunglasses, Sun block for lips, Long underwear, Medical first aid kit, Flash light, Batteries and bulbs, Swiss army knife, Towel and toiletries, Down sleeping bag, Down jacket, Long sleeved shirt, Jumper or fleecy jacket, T-shorts, Mountain trekking bootsn Comfy shoes for around the camp, Polypropylene /wool socks, Light cotton socks for under wool socks, camera with extra battery