6 Days Family Trekking in Morocco Atlas Mountains

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Family Trekking in the Atlas Mountains with children

The Atlas Mountains are a magnificent objective for families hoping to attempt a multi-day journey unexpectedly or endeavor some additionally testing tops. Inside simple reach from Marrakech they offer an assortment of moderate and testing trails with a lot of intrigue in transit to keep the youngsters intrigued.

Maybe the most striking angle for kids will be the customary Berber lifestyle in the mountains. It is difficult to consider anyplace else inside the simple reach of Europe which offers such a checked social differentiation and feeling of point of view.

It isn’t abnormal to stroll through towns with no power, where neighborhood families wash their garments in streams and water is gathered from the well. Homes are conventional basic mud or cement assembled structures and kids are regularly observed out in the valleys tending their families’ goats. It is an extraordinary chance to give your kids an all the more common point of view.

DEPARTURE TIMEPlease arrive at 7:45 AM for a prompt departure at 8:00 AM.
A/C  comfort vehicleAccommodations as per itinerary
All meals during the TrekProfessional Mountain’s guide
Muleteers and mule serviceCook service
Hotel pick-up and Drop off serviceProfessional Driver/Guide
Travel insuranceSoft Drinks
DrinksGuide and staff Tips

Family Trekking in the Atlas Mountains with children Highlights:

Duration: 6 Days.

Destination: from Marrakech to atlas mountains.

Best Season: All year-round.

Transportation: Private Vehicle.

Group Size: 1 person, Maximum 30.


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This 6 Days Family Trekking in Morocco Atlas Mountains itinerary is only suggested, so if you have different travel plans, ideas, please contact us by email or phone and we organize your custom Marrakech to desert tour.


  • Personnel First-aid Kit.
  • Water bottle.
  • Soft-sided bag.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Towel & all personal toiletries.
  • Good walking boots and socks.
  • Trekking pants.
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants.
  • Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts.
  • waterproof jacket.
  • Daysack/backpack.


Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizi Oussem Village 1750m

Start from Marrakech at 8h30 for a pleasant drive south winding our way up through the Moulay Brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of Imi n Oughlad (1450m) with the Jbel Toubkal, at 4167m the highest peak in North Africa, Aglzim 3650m and Aksoual 38847m, looming before us. here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with the Berber muleteer crew. We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatization hike up switchback mule tracks, passing by cornfields woods pine, and juniper to the tiz n’tachete (2000m), where we shall stop to look back down on the imlil and ait Oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to Imi n’ifri and our field picnic. thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to Assif n’ ait Oussaden and the red clay Terraced village of Tizi Oussem ( 1750 m ) for our accommodation in our gite.


Day 2: Tizi Oussem Village 1750m – Tizi Mzik pass 2479m – Imlil Valley 1740m

Start your day Trek from Tizi Oussem, we go up a forest of juniper to arrive at M’zik pass, on the pass we will savor a beautiful panorama of the Imlil area, we descend to lunch spot under the old walnut trees. After lunch we proceed to the village of Imlil, Overnight in gîte, 5 hours walking


Day 3: Imlil Valley 1740m – Tizi Ntamatert pass 2279m – Asni – Tachdirt Village

Today we set out today towards the east. We walk up winding mule tracks to the Tizi n’ Tamatert (2279m) to enjoy the amazing panorama of the surrounding Atlas Mountain ranges. We will have our picnic lunch on the Tizi ‘n Tamatert, overlooking Jbel Oukaimeden (3200m) and the beautiful encircled plateau. After lunch, we set off following the path down to Imnane Valley. We will spend the night in a local gite. Approx. 5:30 hours walking.


Day 4: Tachdirth – Iaabbassen – Timichi

We start with an early breakfast to gain strength for the following 6 h hike in the south-east direction to Timichi village (1850m). For the next 2,5 hours, the trek will continue slowly up to Tizi’n’Tachdirth (3200m). Here we will be awarded an astonishing panoramic view of Bouignouane (3882m) and JbelAksoual (3842m) on the one side and Angour on the other. Here we can also enjoy the beautiful nature of VerdantValley stretching out below us. For the next 2 h, we will follow a rocky pass in the northeast direction until we reach Iaabbassen village (2030m). Here, next to the spring just outside the village, we will enjoy your field picnic. In the afternoon we will have a 2 h hike in the northeast direction down the valley to the Timichi village – an ancient multi-layered terraced village surrounded by old nut trees. Here the dinner will be waiting for us. We will spend a night in a traditional Berber family house.


Day 5: Timichi – Tiwerdiwe – Tadrarte – Agadir N’Ait Boulmane – Setti Fadma

In the morning we will have breakfast and then start our 4-5 h hike through beautiful cornfields and walnut groves down the valley in an eastward direction. We will pass through Tadrart and Anfli villages and arrive in the picturesque Ourika Valley. We will have our picnic close to the famous Setti Fadma village. After another half-an-hour hike To the Berber family Dinner will be waiting for us. We will spend a night in a traditional Berber family house.


Day 6: After Breakfast – Visit Waterfalls – Back to Marrakech

After breakfast, on the last day of our Family Trekking in the Atlas Mountains with children, we will start a visit to highly appreciated for its beautiful streams and 7 waterfalls, beautiful cliffs, green valleys. You will explore a region that still practices a medieval agricultural tradition. Walk around the valley to take photos of the views of green terraces, surrounding the Atlas mountains, hike with a local guide to the first waterfall. After the hike we go back for lunch in a nice restaurant with a beautiful view over the mountains, lunch will be composed of a variety of Moroccan dishes (Vegetarians are welcome). before returning to Marrakech. Approx. 3 hours walking

2 reviews for 6 Days Family Trekking in Morocco Atlas Mountains

  1. Didi

    Fantastic trekking in the Atlas Mountains
    We had a wonderful 3 days trekking with our excellent guide Lahcen and cook abdel. Both of them were professional throughout and very accommodating of our mixed ability group. Nothing was too much trouble for them and they both did everything they could to make sure that we all had a fantastic time, including allowing a choice of 2 routes for the different groups on our tour. The trekking is through beautiful scenery the routes are well-planned. It is challenging – we did about 35miles over the 3 days with steep inclines – but the views (and Abdel’s delicious freshly prepared tagine) at the top made it very rewarding.

    As others have mentioned, the accommodation is very good with Berber family, From an administration point of view – it was easy to get in touch with the tour operator via WhatsApp on the number on your voucher. The decision to charge separately for lunches (21€pp/3days) is strange, these are delicious but not optional and would be better included in the (otherwise excellent value) tour price. Also, this is not necessarily
    an individual tour as stated on TripAdvisor,

    Overall we would heartily recommend the trip – full of challenge, fun, laughter and new experiences – thank you once again Lahcen and abdel for a fantastic trip we will remember for years to come!
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  2. Fabio

    Take your family on a Moroccan adventure! Marvel at the sights and sounds of Djemaa el Fna in Marrakech, 2 day trek the Atlas Mountains on camels into the Sahara and camp out amongst the rolling sand dunes, discover legendary Ait Benhaddou and more! With plenty of free time for fun at the swimming pool and relaxation. This tour is designed for children aged 5 and over.

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