Family treks in Morocco 10 days
Fantastic family trekking in Morocco During your family trek in the Atlas Mountains, we can offer you an extra mule for your child to ride on if they become tired. This can also available just for fun! We are able to adapt any of our itineraries to suit your family’s requirements. For under 12 years, we recommend our Imlil Valley, Berber valleys, Berber Markets Trekking. As we do not recommend the summit of Toubkal for under 12 years because of the steep terrain and the altitude, we have put together an interesting and Berber cultural trek in the High Atlas Villages. You will be walking for 4 to 5 hours but each day differs in the amount of Ascent. We have tried and tested groups of schools’ students and it has proved to be very manageable for all involved!
Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech.
Arrive at Marrakech Menara Airport and meet your guide and drive. Relax or explore the surrounding area of Marrakech.
Day 2: Marrakech – Explore Bazaars.
Take a tour by horse-drawn carriage and explore this vibrant old city, see palaces, souk and the beautifully preserved Ben Youssef Koranic School. The afternoon is at your leisure – carry on shopping and souvenir hunting, experience a traditional hammam, visit the Saadian Tombs or head back to the hotel or Riad to Relax.
Day 3: Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – ride or walk to Aremd village.
Pick up from your accommodation in Marrakech at around 8:30 am, and transfer to Imlil(1750m) via Moulay Brahim Gorges and Asni town. Imlil is located on the upper foothills of the Western High Atlas Mountains, a natural paradise where trails set out in all direction. Here, we leave our vehicle and we meet our Mount Toubkal team for Berber tea before we start our trek, heading along the Ait Mizane Valley towards the last village of Armed, set below Mt Toubkal. In the afternoon there will be time to explore the village and see how the locals live.
Day 4: Armed – Tachedirt.
Descend back towards Imlil and Pass below the village of Tagadirt, joining a track which takes you over the col of Tizi N’Tamatert (2279m) to enjoy the amazing panorama of the surrounding Atlas Mountain ranges. You will take your picnic lunch on the Tamatert pass, overlooking Jebel Oukaimeden (3205m) and the beautiful encircled plateau. After lunch, you will set off following the path to the traditional Berber village before we arrive at one called Tachedirt, where we will spend the night. We will stay in a Berber guesthouse will be simple and basic but has beds with foam mattresses. The food will be cooked by the Mount Toubkal Expedition cook who is traveling with you. 4 hours of walking.
Day 5: Tacheddirt – Imsker
We leave Tacheddirt village along Imnane valley and head to Imsker (1300m) passing through many Berber villages where will you will have the opportunity to see a glimpse of real berberes life before we arrive at Imsker, where we will stay the night.
Day 6: Imsker – Walk to Imi Oughlad – transfer to Ait zitoune.
We leave Imsker (1300m) to Ait Zitoune village which located in Amizmiz valley and follow the path that goes over to Tizi N’Lbour pass(1500m). Then, a descent to the Ait Mizane valley which flows through Imlil. We cross the metalled road that goes to Imlil. After lunch, the transport is provided back towards the Ait zitoune village.
Day 7: Ait zitoune– Essaouira.
After breakfast, we meet our driver to carry on a journey towards the coast to Essaouira, a former pirates’ lair which is now an active fishing port and attractive resort. After arriving at your Riad you’ll have time to relax and the possibility to explore the town.
Day 8: Essaouira – shopping – the beach.
Enjoy a free day in Essaouira has wide sandy beaches where you can hire camels, go for long walks or even try kite-surfing. Explore the town with its great fish restaurants and bazaars or eat at a stall on the quayside.
Day 9: Essaouira – Marrakech.
Enjoy the morning on the beach before transferring to your Riad in Marrakech, allowing time for final souvenir shopping and a look at the activities in the Djemaa El Fna.
Day 10: Marrakech – Fly Back home.
Depart your Riad for the Airport and Fly back home
|Price per person|
|2||10 days||510 €|
|3 to 6||10 days||470€|
|7 to 13||10 days||420€|