3 Days Imlil to Ourika
Enjoy the laidback atmosphere of the Ourika Valley and the vibrancy of Setti Fadma. The beautiful Ourika Valley, typical of many in the High Atlas, is renowned for its greenery throughout the year.
This trek leads you through a string of enchanting villages and below some of the highest peaks of the Atlas Mountains that tower over the valley.
Departure from ourik to imlil or the oder way around, you choose.
We leave Marrakech after breakfast and drive to Imlil (1740m) via the bustling market town of Asni. Imlil is the principal trailhead for trekkers in the ToubkalRegion. This is where we meet our mule team, once all our gear is loaded, we begin walking through a side valley that heads towards Tacheddirt. At first the trail rises as we climb up to the pass of Tizi n’Tamatert (2279m) after which we descend on the far side to the pretty village of Ouaneskra (2200m) in the Imenane Valley. We then continue gently upriver to Tacheddirt (2300m), where we stay for the first night in a guest house.
We climb steeply out of Tacheddirt up to Tizi n’Tacheddirt (3172m) gaining lovely views back to the Imenane Valley. From the pass we descend through the village ofIabbassene to reach Timichchi (2000m) near the head of the Ourika Valley. Here we spend the night in a Berber gîte. 7 hours walking, approximately.
Today we enjoy a gentle walk from Timichchi to Setti Fadma (1700m). Along the way we pass through a string of Berber villages that line the banks of the Ourika Valley.on to the centre of Setti Fadma. If there is enough time we will visit a charming waterfall above Setti Fadma before returning to Marrakech. 4 to 5 hours walking and 1.30 hours transfer
This Day trip runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference, please get in Touch.
English speaking guide.
Ground transfers by minibuses / 4*4: ( hotel - trek - hotel)
Tips and personal expanses