Arrival at Marrakech airport transfer to the hotel Andalouss 4****. This evening we take a group meal together at the hotel.
Overnight : Marrakech/ Dinner
After breakfast depart to the south of morocco across the High Atlas Mountain by Tizi-n-Tichka pass (2260m), Morocco’s highest road pass to get to the south . We travel through Ouarzazate, Skoura , roses and Dadés valley. We will see wonderfully fortified villages en route to Tagdilt where we overnight in a simple village house – perfect for a cultural introduction as well as being the starting point for our walk the next day.
Overnight : Tagdilt/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After Breakfast we meet our trekking crew who will accompany us for the next few days. our luggage will be taken by our trusty mules. The first scenery we will see are small oasis dotted with fields of barley and slopes of fig trees. The trail we are taking weaves through an incredible valley before we begin heading uphill onto the volcanic sides of the Saghro. This area is full of deep gorges and black rocky peaks before hopefully passing a number of the Ait Atta nomadic camps and local shepherds with their grazing flock. We have a little break before heading over Tizi Ouzarzam Pass (2300m). After our descent we reach our camp and get prepared for our first exciting night under canvas.
5 hours walking.
Overnight : Almou/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After a tasty camp breakfast we prepare for our ascent of Mount Kouaouche at 2500m – one of the most prominent peaks of the Saghro mountain, beautifull views to the south of morocco and high Atlas in the north, descent to the camp site on the rocks of Igli, 4 to 5 h walking.
Overnight : Igli/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today we experience a total contrast from yesterday’s summit attempt. We will visit one beautifull valley, Afourar valley, with small village near of the incredible rock formations, area of one famous tribe in south of morocco, Ait Atta tribes They are still traditionally nomadic and the incredible landscape here is part of their lifestyle. Our camp site tonight is very close to Ali’s Gate. 4 to 5 h walking.
Overnight : Bab-n-Ali/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Our journey today takes us through the roads that are still used as trade routes with the neighbouring Sahara Desert. We’ll pass through small villages, hamlets and farms in the Ighazoun and Tawdachte Valley. The are is known for producing wheat, clover, carrots, hanna, tomatoes, chillies and orchards of almond trees. overnight in a simple village house before heading back to Ouarzazate or Marrakech tomorrow. 5 to 6 hours walking.
Overnight : Tawdachte/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today we make our final journey back to Ouarzazate or Marrakech. We head past the snow capped Atlas peaks and across the Draa valley. We stop briefly in Ouarzazate – ‘the Hollywood of North Africa’ – popular with movie makers as Gladiator, kingdom of heaven, Lawrence of Arabia, the Prince of Persia all being filmed here. we will drive over Tizi n’Tichka Pass before our afternoon arrival into Marrakech.
Overnight : Marrakech/ Breakfast, Lunch.
Departure transfer to the airport