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Morocco trek in Atlas mountains, Todgha gorge and desert dunes

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Join us on an adventurous trek in the mythical Moroccan mountains and desert dunes.

Guided trekking adventure that takes us through the Berber villages to Toubkal, the tallest peak of Morocco. After 3 days wilderness trek we head to the adventurous Todra gorge and then the beautiful dunes of Merzouga.

Dates 30 September – 8 October 2023. Small group sizes, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Pay a deposit of 15% per item

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Get ready for a stunning tour of Morocco in our guided small trekking group. This trip is for the active and adventurous traveller, we stay in mountain huts or basic guest houses and spend our time outdoors in the mountains and desert.

We meet in Marrakech airport.

First stop is the mountain hamlet Aroumd, a small Berber village at 1900m altitude above Imlil in the High Atlas Mountains. Our group has our own shared rooms with bathroom and separate single beds.

We head for a 3 days adventure into the Berber villages and crossing a high mountain passes. We pass almond groves, impressive rocky peaks and stunning waterfalls.

Trekking over the Tizi M,zik 2489m pass takes us to the wild the mountains and away from the beaten track to the Refuge Tazaghart. The friendly hut keeper will look after us for the. night, preparing our meals and offering shelter in this historic mountain lodge.

The second day helps us acclimatise, so we climb slowly over the Tizi ‘n’ Aguelzim mountain pass at 3,560m. We enjoy our pack lunch with stunning views of the Atlas mountains before we descend to the CAF Refuge Toubkal. We stay in the alpine club’s dormitory rooms and prepare for our summit push.

The goal of our 3rd day is to summit Toubkal, the tallest summit of the Atlas Mountains, at 4167m elevation. This trekking peak offers wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert.

We trek back to Aroumd where we enjoy a great meal and a good shower!

The next part of our adventure is trekking in the Todgha gorge. Our minibus transport stays with us for the rest of the trip, so we are free to plan our stops along the journey based on weather and conditions. Two nights in the legendary Secret Garden guesthouse in shred rooms and exploring the rocky canyon will show us another side of the Moroccan wild nature and stunning scenery.

This is when our desert adventure begins, as we head to Merzouga where we will spend the day on dromedary caravan, sandboarding and admiring the desert sunset. We stay in a desert camp in our own shared tent with comfortable beds and local hospitality. The dinner will be served under the Saharan starry sky.

Early morning start takes us through the dunes back to our minibus that will journey back to Marrakech, where we spend our last evening and night right in the heart of the old Medina, and it’s lively market stalls.

Price 925€

reduced from 1029€. Note the discount of 10% runs only until end of May 2023.

What is included

  • Transport in Morocco
  • Guest houses, camping and mountain hut accommodation
  • Meals during the treks
  • Travellers starting from Italy, a travel and cancellation insurance (if you don’t need this, enquire for discount)
  • Trekking guide Kirsti, who speaks English, Italian, French
  • Search and rescue insurance for the entire group
  • Opportunity to do a dromedary trek and try out sandboarding in Merzouga desert camp

What is NOT included

  • Flights to Marrakech, Morocco
  • Flight cancellation insurance
  • Your own health and sports insurance. Option to buy 30€ health insurance through our travel agent.
  • Soft drinks, alcohol, snacks
  • Lunches during travel days. Dinner in Marrakech
  • No single room options, as we are staying in trekking huts and even a desert camp!

 

We remind you that the programme can change according to the weather conditions and safety considerations.

Why Morocco trek

Share a well planned and active holiday in great company.Β  Journey into the mountains and desert with an experienced trekking guide.

Enjoy the freedom of a smaller group to stop along our journey to admire the views, see historic sites, chat and eat. We are here to admire, taste and enjoy the North African nature, hospitality and culture.

Note some photos in this page are from Unsplash website, photo credit is in the photo name.

More info

Email Kirsti kirsti@hikehowyoulike.com or Whatsapp messages via this website, or Instagram @hikehowyoulike.

Technical Management: Controtedenza Viaggi srl

Registered office Via Maggiori, 32 – 12010 Bernezzo Operational office – Via Don G.B. Astre, 93 – 12010 Bernezzo i.v.a. 02993730049 – rea 253583

tel. 0171 857098 Roberta info@controtendenza.eu – www.controtendenza.eu

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