Private 3-Day High Atlas Mountains Tour from Marrakesh

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The High Atlas Mountains near Marrakech offer some of the finest trekking in the world. This a stunning 3 days trek in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. We trek through a variety of landscapes from lush valleys to barren rock. The route takes us through colourful Berber villages with there agriculture terraces and irrigation system, over nice mountain passes slowly ascending to our highest point at 2700m at the top of Yagour plateau who offers diffrent things to see, and its a cultural tour,who bring you more deep,to get to know more about the indigenouse people in the atlas,Yagour plateau is one of the best places to visit, because you really can see and explore a lot about pastures and grazing periods and territories during certain seasons and there is a lot to explore for does who are interested in archaelogical an geomorphologic gem with its unique erosional forms with some chemical karst formations on various stone slabs phytochemical dissolutions of lichens.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Morocco Atlas Activities

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Day 1 Acheg villages to yagour

Stop At: Ourika Valley

1 Day: we pick you up from your accommodation in marrakesh to the direction of the atlas mountains,After some 40 minutes we get to the gate of ourika then in about 30 minutes we should arrive to Tzitount(1200m),there will meet our crew(muleteer,guide,cooker)then we start our dream trip to the villages of Ait oucheg there you will be attracted with the architecture and the agriculture terraces of barely and potatoes,lunch at the end of Imaoun nighzan canyon with a spectacular view from far to the ourika river and the plateau of Timenkar, then will reach the Azib(summer goats herders) of Ait weygran with nice building rocky pastures of sedimentary ,just after will be at the first part of the plateau(2600).arrive to the bivouac by the spring (5 hours ) stay overnight.

Duration: 6 hour

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Will pass by the beautiful building of Source de tapis.

Stop At:

We Will pass by Ikalimo ferme.

Day 2 Following our ancestry paths

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Day 2: after breakfast,we set off on our hike along the plateau by the narrow mule track till the foothills of Tizi nghlis to turn left after by the rocky way to Iferd lac,then we go for a lunch in the highest plateau for 1hour (2700)with a panoramic view towards Meltsen mount(3600),after lunch we visit the rock carvings who are dating more than (4000) years old in about 30 minutes then we cross northern the plateau exploring the unique erosional forms,buzarre aeolian or fluviatile forms and the chemical karst formations with the sparse landscaps,bivouac by the edge of the plateau with a spectacular view of the sunset.stay overnight after (6hours)

Duration: 6 hour

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By Iferd we will have 1 hour lunch with a wonderful view to Meldsen mountain.

Duration: 1 hour

Day 3 Back from a dream

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day 3:after breakfast the trail will lead us over the steep edge of the plateau by the cliff of Tizi noghri,through the canyon of tachemcht crossing the terrace agriculture,lunch in 1 hour and continue down to the ourika valley by Tazarin path for about 2 hours,there we say goodbye for our crew and pick you up to marrakesh(5 hour)

Duration: 5 hour
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