Short Trek Atlas

3 days from/to Marrakech

Berber villages, valleys and mountains

Overnights village houses, no camping

Guided hiking tour


Season: March to November


The High Atlas mountains offer a great opportunity for trekkers to discover the dramatic peaks, the fertile valleys and the beautiful villages. Rich colours of the mud built houses and the green terraces are mixed with the blue sky above the mountain ridges to offer an unforgettable image of the High Atlas. Daily walking 4:30 to 7 hours per day.


Private tours: The itinerary can be amended according to your wishes, i.e. with shorter walking distances.



Itinerary   Tour-AME003


Day 1 Marrakech - Aguersioual - Tizi Oussem 1850 m


In the morning meet your guide and driver at your hotel. Transfer south of Marrakech to Aguersioual located 3 km before Imlil. Meet the cook and the muleteers, then start the walk up a steady track to the village of Matat. The path starts to climb up to Tizi Oudite where you will stop for lunch. Then you descend down into the beautiful Azadden valley. Your destination today is the Berber village of Tizi Oussem, located on the upper valley at the foothills of the impressive Tazagharte plateau. Approx. 1:15 hr drive, 5 hrs walk

Overnight village house, multishared rooms, shared facilities


Day 2 Tizi Oussem 1850 m - Aremd 1950 m


Leave the village with a steep ascent, then join a mule path traversing to the pass of Tizi Mzik at 2489 m. During the ascent you will see some of the oldest juniper trees of the National Park of Toubkal. From the pass you will enjoy great views of Imlil and the surrounding peaks. Long descent takes you to Aremd, a village built on a moraine on the foothills of Toubkal peak. Late afternoon short orientation walk in the village. Approx. 4:30 hrs walk

Overnight village house, multishared rooms, shared facilities


Day 3 Aremd - Ikkis - Marrakech


A short descent to Targa Imoula then trek up to the pass of Tizi n Tamaterte at 2279 m from where you can get a panoramic view of Toubkal massif and Oukaimeden. Great descent along a zigzag mule path to the remote Imnanen valley. Pass couple Berber villages with typical architecture before heading back up on a steady path to the pass of Tizi n Aguersioual at 2000 m. Last part of the trek takes you down to Aguersioual where you will meet the driver and return to Marrakech to arrive late afternoon.Approx. 7 hrs walk, 1:15 hrs drive

End of services


Cost per person

Euro   based on 2 - 3 persons

Euro   based on 4 - 6 persons

Euro   Supplement for private tour for 1 person



- Qualified English or French speaking mountain guide, German speaking on request

- Transfer per private vehicle from/to Marrakech

- 2 nights in village houses, shared rooms and facilities

- Fullboard from lunch Day 1 to lunch on Day 3

- Cook

- Cooking equipment

- Luggage transport by mules

- Mule handlers


Not included

- Mineral water and soft drinks

- Sleeping bags (available for rent at extra cost)

- Tips

- Personal insurance