Morocco retreats Adventure Tours for true discovery trips in the High Atlas Ait Bougmez is perhaps the most friendly, laid back and picturesque valley in the High Atlas – a place where its people respect their traditions and their environment. The result is a beautifully cultivated valley with attractive vernacular mud brick architecture, surrounded by an amphitheatre of stunning mountains, the highest of which is M’Goun, Morocco’s second highest peak. This itinerary uses basic gite accommodation in the valley and upgrade options are available to those wishing to stay in a lodge. Water flows year round through the valley and surrounding canyons and it’s a great place to while away a few days – particularly for families. We visit the spectacular Ouzoud Falls on the way back to Marrakech and have a day free in exotic Marrakech at the end, where we use an authentic guest house in the ancient medina as our base
Morocco adventure trekking tours for true discovery trips to Bougmaz Happy valley Tour in the depths of these peaceful mountains, you will enjoy magnificent panoramas, picturesque views; mountains and Canyons varying in shape and color, flourishing vegetation, traditional villages offering you an insight into the daily life of the friendly Berber people.
As they have done for centuries, the Berbers of Central High Atlas will offer you legendary warm hospitality, a smiling face welcomes you throughout this journey which will leave you with some unforgettable memories, won’t you join us?
Itinerary: Morocco retreats Adventure Tours for true cultural discovery and well-being.
Day 1 : Marrakech – Demnant – Ait Bougmez
Drive from Marrakech around 8 o’clock, heading to Demnat, break for breakfast, important city of the Central Atlas, being home for jewish berber, and an important religious and commercial centre along the berber history, we leave the city heading to a beautiful natural bridge ( Imi n Ifri ) formed 180 m years ago, little walk to discover this beautiful rock formation, before driving up the mountains across beautiful and traditional berber villages, amazing photos opportunity, we arrive to Tizi n Tirghist where you may discover prehistoric Engraving, a panoramic view over the Mgoun Mountains, drive down to happy valley, to our family host for lunch and relax before we have a small climb to the Unique Circular Grainery and marabout of Sidi Moussa (a saint, renowned for the care of spiritual diseases). The buildings are fortified and were once used by stokers and for the crops, jewelry and valuable documents. Magnificent views of the valley in three directions. After the descent to the village Tabant- the center of the valley (and the weekly Sunday market). return to gite, dinner and overnight with the family. 3 hour walk
Day 2 Discover the surrounding valleys:
Discovery of the valley
After breakfast, we head to El Had- a small town that is the economic heart of the valley. We reach Ibaqualliwn with its former granary and prehistoric ruins which make it a very important stop, discover dinosaurs foot prints . We go through a different path to reach the charming village of Ait Imi, This tour will allow us to discover the pastoral activity of the valley and to admire magnificent landscapes. We follow the valley to join Iskatafene and Ansous, we visit Tamalout We leave to the village and at the foot of Idoukalen collective old bank of Sidi Chita. We cross fields ( wheat, apple, poplar, walnut while gently, we will take the time to observe the daily work of the villagers in the fields and small grain mills.
Start the journey around 12pm to Marrakech, Continue to Azilal for lunch. Then around the pass of Oughbar (2200m) with panoramic views of the mountains M’goun. through Ouzoud-the most beautiful waterfalls in Morocco, 1 hour walk enjoying the waterfalls, macaque monkeys.. optional boat ride, lunch and drive back to Marrakech. 3 hours drive. 2 hour walk.
3 days option is Recommended for Families, April to October are the suitable months of the year to do this trip. The days are usually warm offering pleasant walks. Spring and Summer is the ideal season and the views are excellent when the flowers are in bloom.
What’s included in Morocco retreat adventure tours for true discovery trips
– Full transportation to all sites
– Full Guiding- Entrance fees
– 4×4 Jeep tour with AC
– Accommodation in Berber Gite ( https://daritrane.com ) Ecolodge Touda.
– Mule Ride ( 3 days trek for Family Option )
– Custom-made travel From Marrakesh to Bougmaz
– Meals (Breakfast and dinner)
– Free time to explore the Canyon of Imi n ifri, Sidi Moussa Marabout, Ouzoud Falls
– Walking holidays, Culture, History Talks, Nature
– Real life Experiences…
– Lunch $10 in total, Drinks $1, payable in Dirhams / US Dollars, Euros.
– Travel insurance
– Tips (Tipping is a part of the culture and economy of tourism in the Morocco, in a similar way to restaurants in the USA and Europe)