8 days
Duration
Jun/Sept/Oct
Dates
Morocco, Africa
Location

Experience Morocco with the locals and feel the true Arabic vibes while trekking around Berber villages! This tour is suitable for people in a fairly good shape – daily hikes of around 5 -6 hrs with stops for food and many historic sites!

Dreaming about walking around Morocco while discovering its cultural and natural heritage?

This tour takes you on the unforgettable walks through numerous Berber villages. You will explore the area with a local guide while enjoying the African scenery & landscape. Moreover, this tour also offers you an insight into original Berber cuisine! You will be able to spend a few hours with the chef and learn how to cook some of the local food. A visit to the oasis will also be on the menu, followed by a mint tea stop and a delicious lunch at the panoramic roof terrasse of the riad.

NOTICE: the price is for a group of 5 – 8 people

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Casablanca Airport (Morocco)
DEPARTURE TIME as per request
RETURN TIME as per request
HIKING LEVEL trekking activity
INCLUDED
English speaking guide
transportation from the airport and back
local meals
7 day accomodation
supply of bottled water
mules and cook chef
NOT INCLUDED
airfare (we can help you purchase the best ticket possible)
travel and activity insurance
soft drinks
meals in the city (dinner and lunch)
tips are optional and not included in the price
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Day 1 - Home – Marrakesh (or Casablanca airport)

We will wait for you at the airport or at a selected point in Marrakesh and transfer you to your hotel, or a so-called riad in Medina (a large traditional house built around a central courtyard) for the rest of the day. Later on, we will meet at a welcome drink, where you will get to know your guide, who will present you the plan for your holiday week. We suggest you get an early night in, because of the early departure next morning.

Meals: —-

Duration: 15 minutes driving

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Day 2 –Marrakesh – Imi Oughlad – Tacht Pass (6400ft) – Ait Aissa

After the breakfast, we start from Marrakesh at 9:00 am, crossing the El Haouz plains, and small Berber villages along the way to Imi Oughlad (4600ft). There, we will meet our team (guide, muleteers and mules). We will then pack our staff on the mules and also have a mint tea in the little café shop in the area.

Our walk will start with an amazing view of the Berber villages while crossing oak and juniper forest. An easy path will take us towards the pass of Tizi N Tacht (6400ft), where we will have our lunch. After a short descent, we will reach the village of Tahliwin, and an overview of the Azzaden Valley (Colors Valley). A meeting with local people will follow, where we will get to know more about their culture and lifestyle in Azzaden valley. We will spend the night in the local Berber house in Tamsoulte.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Duration: 6 hrs walking

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Day 3 -Ait Aissa (5600ft) – Tisi Oussem (5900ft) – Water-falls (8200ft) – Aazib Tamsoulte (7800ft)

After a good breakfast on the roof-top terrace, we will begin our new adventure. We will follow the trail to Tizi Oussem-the highest village in the Azzaden valley, which offers some nice views over the valley. We will have a break there, and an option to visit a Berber house. while having a mint tea with a local family. Then, we will reach the Tamsoult sheepfold and the summer groves of the local people. We will keep on climbing to the waterfall (8200ft), and get the lunch there. After the lunch, we will take a short snooze under the Moroccan sun and the spray of the waterfall. We will continue to descend the same path back to Tamsoult. We will spend the night in a local refuge in Tamsoulte.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Duration: 5 hrs walking

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Day 4 - Tamsoulte - Tizi Oussem – Mzik Pass (8000ft) – Imlil (5700ft)

We will follow the trail at the foot of the Toubkal summit, with several views over the valleys and the Atlas mountains range. After 2 hrs walking, we will reach the pass of Tizi Mzik (8000ft), and have lunch on the pass with the most spectacular view over the Imlil valley. We will then descend towards Imlil (5700ft) town. The town is located in a green valley. In the afternoon, we will have a walk around the villages. We will then head back to the guest house in the center of Imlil.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Duration: 6 – 7 hrs walking

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Day 5 - Imlil – Tamatert Pass (7500ft) – Tinghrine ( 5200ft) – Tachedirte (7800ft)

Today, we will follow a paved road alternated by a narrow path (sometimes in the shade of some walnut trees and Aleppo pines). Also, we will reach Tizi n’Tamatert (7200ft) with really superb views over the Imnane valley.

We will stop for lunch at the pass, and then start our hike again at the bottom of the Imnane valley, following Tineghrine, Ikiss and Tamguest. Then, we will walk up over the top of the valley again and spend the night in Tachdirte (7900ft) village.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Duration: 6 hrs walking

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Day 6 - Tachdirte (7800ft) – Tizi N’ Addi (9500ft) – Oukaimeden – Oussartek

We will follow the path that leads to the pass Tizi N’Addi (9500ft) with panoramic views of the villages and the high Atlas mountain range. We will stop for the lunch near a spring. Then, there will be a chance to visit the rock carvings of Oukaimeden. We will continue down the path surrounded by juniper trees towards the valley of Ossertek. We will spend a night in a homestay in Oussartek village.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner

Duration: 6 hrs walking

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Day 7 - Oussertek – Imsker – Imi Oughlad – Asni – Marrakech

We will start a walk in the morning by passing through the village of Imsker in Imenane Valley. El Bour neck will lead us along a mule trail in a juniper forest towards Imi Oughlad (4600ft). We will have our lunch by the river and spend the overnight in Marrakesh.

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch

Duration: 4hrs walking & 1hr drive

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Day 8 - Marrakesh – Home

Transfer to the airport 2 hrs before the flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Duration: 15 minutes drive

We are passionate adventure travelers ourselves. We have spent our lives in search for the ultimate outdoor experiences. You will gain skills in outdoor activities and meet like-minded individuals to share wonderful adventures. Passion and full dedication to details for each itinerary as well as an excellent relationship with our suppliers in Slovenia have built up the Bikehiketours brand.
Your adventure guides are local and experienced professionals who have a real passion for outdoor activities and for the culture and landscape.
Your safety is their number one priority, closely followed by your enjoyment of the tour. They will always be on-hand to answer any questions or requests you may have throughout your trip. We choose our guides for their expertise in outdoor activities. They are experts in their fields.
We only run small group adventures to ensure that everyone has the best experience possible and not get lost in the crowd. There will generally be between seven and 14 people in each group. The minimum number of people we require to run our tours is four.
Our tour caters for a wide age range, typically between 30 and 60 years old, but age is simply a state of mind, as they say, and we welcome anyone over the age of 18! 
Tours are designed at your own pace and you will enjoy no matter what your age.

Each evening your guides will chat with you about the following day’s activities and give you an idea of the sorts of trails you can look forward to. If there’s anything you feel anxious about, your guides will be happy to discuss it with you.
We recommend following a general training in the weeks leading up to your trip.
Your guide will be very happy to give you some bike skills training during your trip to help improve your confidence and your enjoyment of your bike adventure. 

As fellow sports enthusiasts, we understand the comfort you may find in riding with your own gear. Due to things can get a bit challenging when it comes to traveling please consult our booking manager prior to departure.

Q. Will I have to carry my own luggage?
You will never have to worry about your bags on tour. You only need to carry a daypack with you whilst riding. We have a support vehicle and driver who will transfer your luggage to your next accommodation each day, and have it ready and waiting for your arrival.
On your holiday you will be staying in a range of comfortable, welcoming local accommodations, including traditional guest houses, small hotels, and a boutique hotel. For details please consult with your booking manager.
Traveling light is the key. Although the daytime and nighttime temperatures can vary in the mountains, so you must make sure that you have plenty of layers of breathable clothing to ensure that you are always warm enough and can remove a layer if you get too hot. 
You should also bring cycling shorts/trousers, gloves, padded undershorts, waterproof jacket, flip-flops, specific shoes for cycling.
Where the meals are included in Bikehiketours itineraries they are in a group setting. 
Your Bikehiketours guide will also be with you during these scheduled meals. 
During the meals that are not included in the itinerary, you are free to choose where you would like to dine. Your guide will advise you the best places to dine for these meals. You can choose to join with others and decide to dine together somewhere or, if you desire some independent time, you are also always welcome to do your own thing.
Medical insurance is mandatory on all of our holidays. We also recommend trip cancellation insurance. Contact your booking manager and we will help you choose the right plan for your holiday.
Many of our travelers join as singles. We charge single supplement fee to solo travelers for single room use. But don’t worry, we can pair you with another traveler of the same gender if you like.


A single supplement is an additional charge for a private room for guests traveling alone.
The cost of our holidays does not include international airfare. However, we are happy to assist you in booking flights to join with each tour. The prices vary depending on the season and the point of departure.
We can arrange early arrivals and extended visits. We will be happy to provide suggestions and ideas.
The more in advance you book, the greater availability of dates you’ll find.

Attention to the smallest details, expertise, and great local guides are the key to a successful adventure.