Middle Atlas Trekking

This hike takes place in a protected and very natural environment in the heart of the Middle Atlas. A virgin mountain, an average altitude and little known, an environment rich in flora and fauna: forests of oaks, cedar forests, springs and lakes, high plateaus where the shepherds “Zayane” set up their camp throughout most of the year. There, we can observe birds, eagles, monkeys … We will also meet a Berber population.

Itinerary :

Day 01 : Airport – Hotel / Riad :
Arrive in Fez or Marrakech, transfer to the heart of the midina. night at the hotel.

Day 02: Marrakech or Fez – Khenifra – Toumliline lake: 3 hours walk.
Transfer via Khenifra to the village Ait Nouh, the starting point of our hike, meeting our muleteers’ team, lunch at the inhabitant, afternoon we cross a small forest and a valley to reach the lake of toumliline. Dinner and overnight at the Camp.

Day 03 : Lake of tomliline 1050 m – Boumzil 1350 m: 5 hours walk.
We cross a forest of cedar, juniper and oak where we found a few villages. We go along the Valley of Jnane Mass passing near the hamlets, shepherds who move with their herds on the plateau, we reach the point overlooking the valley of Boumzil where we set up camp.

Day 04 : Boumzil 125o m – Tiglmamine 1630 m: 5 hours walk.
We continue our trek through the land of Zayan (the warriors of the Middle Atlas: Mouha Ouhamou Zayani). We walk through pastures and forests of oak and cedar, we can have tea with the locals. This area is a large place of pasture, much frequented by transhumant. Our day will be particularly pleasant freshness, The wild and sublime beauty of nature, on a path without much difficulty. Bivouac on the bank of Tiglmamine lake.

Day 05 : Tiglmamines Lake – Lake of Azigza 130o m: 5 hours walk.
We are still in the Zayan country, a famous tribe in the Moroccan history, a very friendly population, we follow a path through the forests of cedar trees. These forests is home to monkeys, great views of the mountains and the cedar forest « of Ighoud ». Bivouac on the bank of Azigza lake.

Day 06 : Azigza Lake – Valley of oum rabia: 5 hours 30 walk.
We cross a cedar forest on an easy mule track. This forest was home to the Lions of the Atlas, and tigers, lost around 1970. Via Oum Rabia Valley, With its many villages and crops,we reach our camp on the bank of the river, afternoon walk, optional, to the sources of Oum Rabia, then return to the camp.

Day 07 : Oum Rabia – Fez :
we left our last camp, and join our transport in the Oum Rabia village, then go back to Fez. Overnight at the Riad in the heart of midina.

Day 08 : Fes:
Free day to visit Fes. Overnight at the Riad.

Day 09 : Fez – Volubilis – Meknes – Fez:
Excursion to Volubilis and Meknes, then return to Fez. Overnight at the Riad.

Day 10: Fes:
Transfer to the airport, « end of our services. »

Middle Atlas trekking Prices:

Groupe Size23456
Price in €/person770710
Price includes:
  • Picks up & drops by private car/Van/Bus/Taxi.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • 5 nights in camping during the trek, 4 night in the Hotel or Riad.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder English speaking Guide.
  • Muleteers and mules to carry your luggage and our equipment.
  • Campsite This is the high-level classic style of trekking also known as camping (fully organized treks) supplying all camping equipment (sleeping, kitchen, dining and toilet tents, etc) along with the food and cooker will prepare hot meals with attention towards variety and hygiene and nutrition to serve you.

Price does not include:
  • Lunch and dinner in Marrakech.
  • All kinds of drinks like beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Tips for staffs and drivers.
  • Other items not mentioned over in package included.
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