Trekking in the eastern High Atlas, from Tislit Lake to Agoudim

Duration : 8 days

Morocco

Level : quite good hiker

from 1280 € / p. from 7 to 12 persons

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Description

Forgotten and unknown region, far from the beaten track, the mountain of the eastern High Atlas in Morocco is home of varied and wild landscapes.

The eastern High Atlas is an isolated and unknown massif, with wild beauty. You will discover the land of the nomads and Aït Hiddou tribes, as well as the Berber life and culture of the high valleys in all its authenticity.

This beautiful hike that will take you to the eastern High Atlas, offers an altitude continental climate . You will be able to admire magnificent landscapes of mountain pastures, high desert plateaus, green valleys planted with majestic cedars, white beige and ocher limestone chains, superb gorges. You will cross very beautiful isolated villages in the heart of these massifs where live in a very traditional way the Berbers of the Aït Hdiddou and Aït Brahim tribes recognizable to the covers woven by the women with the colors of their tribes. This superb and unusual itinerary will take you to the foot of the Middle Atlas. In Agoudim we will be hosted in the house of our muleteer Idriss, in contact with his family.

This circuit lends itself particularly to the practice of conscious walking. You will be the only hikers during the whole week to contemplate this so beautiful Moroccan nature!

Program

D1: Departure from France to Casablanca then transfer from Casablanca to Beni Mellal.
3 hours drive. Night at the hotel.

D2: Transfer to Tislit Lake in the eastern High Atlas and walk to Isli Lake.
5h drive, 1h30 walk. Camp at the lake, magical place where the impression of being at the end of the world predominates.

D3: from Isli Lake, you join the Issoual pass located at 2500m altitude and then you continue to the camp located after the village of Anefgou (1900m).
Positive elevation gain: 500m, negative elevationp: 600m, 5h walk. Camp near the river.

D4: From Anefgou, climb up to the Aït Brahim pass at 2400m through a beautiful cedar forest, then descent to Aït Merzoug where you find the camp at 1900m.
E+: 700m, E-: 600m, 5h walk.

D5: Wild and impressive gorges of Tatroute. Walk to Aska, lunch with the locals and return to our camp.
E+: 450m, E-: 300m, 5h walk.

D6: From Aït Merzoug, you go through the crests on shepherd trails to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the view of the peaks of Maasker (3200m) and Ayachi (3747m) to reach the village of Agoudim. Accomodation in a lodge at Idriss (our muleteer) and his berber family's home.
E+: 500m, E-: 500m, 5h walk.

D7: 2 hour hike in the vicinity of Agoudim. Then transfer to Casablanca. Night at the hotel.
E+: 200m, E-: 200m.

D8: Transfer to the airport. Return to France.

The price includes

  • France / Morocco flight
  • Full board accomodation during trekking
  • Transfers
  • Supervision by the hiking guide, including teaching of the Art of walking

The price does not include

  • Personal cancellation and repatriation insurance
  • Drinks
  • Tips

Accommodation

  • Hotel, tent, lodge
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, bu you can contact me to book your dates.

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