Combined Tour

Combined Atlas Mountain Trek & Desert Discovery

Trip Highlights

  • Amazing View from the Top .
  • High Atlas Villages
  • Atlas Mountains Peaks View
  • Desert Dunes & Camel Ride
  • South of Morocco Kasbahs Visits & Gorges

15 Days Combining with Atlas Mountain Trek & Sahara Desert

The Atlas Mountains reward their visitors with a stunning combination of valleys, summits and traditional villages clinging to mountainsides. On this active adventure through one of Morocco's most naturally beautiful regions, you'll experience magnificent views and enjoy meeting local people along the trail. Recount the day's exploits over home-cooked dinners each night from the comfort of your cozy accommodations. Designed with those who are fit in mind.

Day to Day Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Flight to Marrakech - Asni

Day 2: Asni -Ait Zitoune

Day 3: Ait Zitoune-Imi n'Talla

Day 4: Imi n'Talla -Amzmiz

Day 5: Amzmiz - Aguergour-Aremd

Day 6: Aremd-Refuge of Toubkal

Day 7: Mount Toubkal ascent

Day 8: Refuge-Aremd

Day 9: Aremd-Ait Ben Hadou

Day 10 : Ait Ben Hadou - Dades Gorges

Day 11: Dades Gorges - Merzougua

Day 12: Merzougua-Zagora

Day 13: Zagora- Marrakech

Day 14: Marrakech

Day 15 : Return flight


Trekking in the Atlas Mountains makes for an incredible holiday. The tiny villages perched on the sides of the mountain, the warmth and hospitality of the Berber people and the spectacular views all add up to a amazing Atlas Mountain holiday. All of our hiking, trekking and walking holidays in the Atlas Mountains are from leading specialist operators and accommodations.

Cost Includes

  • Private Transport from and back to your Hotel
  • Mountain Guide speaking english
  • Accommodation
  • All meals during your your trek
  • Cook
  • Mules to carry your luggages + Porters in winter time
  • Hotel in Ait ben haddou, Dades & Zagora Desert
  • One night camp in Merzouga Dunes
  • Camel Trek
  • 2 Nights in Marrakech

Cost Excludes

  • All expenses of personal nature
  • Travel inssurance
  • Tip

DETAIL ITINERARY

Day 1: Flight to Marrakech - Asni

Reception at the airport of Marrakech and immediate transfer to the Toubkal massif, crossing the plain of haouz and the gorges of Moulay Brahim, arrival at the village of Asni, installation at the Riad, dinner and overnight. Number of kilometers to go: 45 Km Time to ride: 1H00mn Altitude of the village: 1200 m


Day 2: Asni -Ait Zitoune

After breakfast, the girls will each have their horse and will leave the Riad in the direction of Amassine, then take an old path that will take you to the village of Tizi Ouadou, then cross the plateau Kik or the view is really grandiose 360 ° , then to the village of Takhenchoute where you will join the wadi N'fis, lunch by the river, the afternoon continuation to join the lodging of the village of Ait Zitoune, installation, traditional hammam with the house, dinner and night.


Day 3: Ait Zitoune-Imi n'Talla

You go to the village of Tizgui, cross the pine forest of Aleppo and get off at the village of Tafeguarte, then climb to the village of Ait Hamd, lunch, afternoon, climb the assif anougual through a series of Berber villages, arrival at the end of the day in the village of Imi n'talla, installation at the cottage, dinner and overnight


Day 4: Imi n'Talla -Amzmiz

You go to the village of Tnirte by an old track also crossing a forest of pines and juniper trees to the village of Azguer, then continuation on the road that leads to Maghoussa, then north towards the olive groves. 'Amzmiz, lunch en route, arrival at the end of the day in the installation of your cottage, dinner and overnight.


Day 5: Amzmiz - Aguergour-Aremd

The morning dedicated to the equestrian trek for us, crossing the plain of Takerkouste, then regular climb to the Aguergour site, lunch, leave the horses and transfer to the village of Aremd, installation at the Riad, dinner and overnight.


Day 6: Aremd-Refuge of Toubkal

After your breakfast, you will begin your hike in the valley of Guighaya, crossing the Marabout Chamharouch, and by a regular climb you will arrive at the Toubkal refuge (3207m), installation, dinner and overnight. Lunch along the way. Walking time: 5h Altitude of the refuge: 3207m Ascent: 1300 m


Day 7: Mount Toubkal ascent

Day dedicated to the ascent of Mount Toubkal (4167m), the highest peak in all of North Africa, arriving at the summit, the view is sublime, to the south, you will have the Siroua massif, famous for its culture from saffron, to the west the chain of Ounoukrim, to the east the massif of M'Goun and to the north the plain of haouz where is the city of Marrakech, then to the refuge, dinner and night. Walking time: 7h Maximum altitude: 4167m Ascent: 960 m Negative height difference: 960 m


Day 8: Refuge-Aremd

After your breakfast, you will start to go down to the village of Aremd, have lunch at the Riad, installation, dinner and overnight. Walking time: 4h Negative altitude difference: 1300m


Day 9: Aremd-Ait Ben Hadou

After your breakfast, you will take your comfortable vehicle towards southern Morocco, crossing the Tichka pass (2260m), then bypass Telouat, have lunch and visit the old Kasbah Pasha Elglaoui, then down the valley of the ounila, discovery of ksours and ancient cultures, arrived at the village of Ait Ben Hadou, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, a site where he shot a lot of cinematographic films, installation in your Riad, dinner and night.


Day 10 : Ait Ben Hadou - Dades Gorges

Day dedicated to the discovery of the beautiful valley of roses, the site of Boutaghrara very famous for its natural colors, lunch, the afternoon makes a piece of track to reach the village of Ait Youl in the heart of the Dadè valley


Day 11: Dades Gorges - Merzougua

Visit the Gorges du Todghra, the most impressive of Morocco, very famous for its cliffs of climbing amateurs, then head east to cross Touroug, stop for lunch, then continue your raid to cross the region of Erfoud and Tafilalet, arrived at Erg Chebi, tea of the good come.
Day 12: Merzougua-Zagora

Another day of dreams, crossing the reg Alnif region famous for its fossils, stop en route for lunch, afternoon continuation of your raid to discover Tazarine and the beautiful Draa Valley, late afternoon, arrival at your hotel in Zagora, the city that is the starting point of several caravaneers in Mali for a period of 52 days, installation, dinner and overnight


Day 13: Zagora- Marrakech

Ascent of this beautiful valley, rich in population, date palms, ksours and casba


Day 14: Marrakech

The morning, guided tour of the city, afternoon free time.


Day 15 : Return flight

Transfer to the airport, assistance with departure formalities.

We leave before dawn, following a well-worn route to the summit. If conditions are good it should take no more than 3-4 hours to reach the summit, where we enjoy expansive views of the entire Atlas range and the Marrakech plains beyond. Returning to base, we then descend fairly rapidly to the villages of Sidi Chamharouch and Aremd, before following the Mizane River, along a well-forested trail, to the trailhead at Imlil. If you are staying in Marrakech, you will be taken there by car at the end of the day..


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