Oukaimdan Mountain Trek 8 Days
Length: 8 days / 7 nights
Start and end at: Marrakech
Lodging: Hotel or riad in Marrakech and bivouac in the mountains
Transport: SUV, Taxi or minibus
LoudSahara proposes several mountain treks in Morocco. You will admire the beautiful landscape and 3000 meter-high summits that are easy to climb.
Also available to you is an invigorating camel trek that will let you discover a coast that is still relatively unpopulated. You will see argan forests, beaches, dunes and small, and isolated fishing villages.
Oukaimdan Mountain Trek 8 Days Program
Day 1: MARRAKECH
After your arrival in Marrakech you will be taken to a nearby hotel. Dinner and night.
Day 2: MARRAKECH – IMESKAR
At 8 in the morning, you will head in the direction of Taroundant- Tizin Test. After 47 kilometers on the road, you will stop to meet your mule handlers and your cook. Mint tea in a Berber café, and then loading of the mules, headed for Imenane valley via Tamadote. Lunch will be prepared by our cook at the arrival by the river, then we will continue to slowly walk toward Imeskar. Night at local’s homes. 3 hours of walking.
Day 3: IMESKAR – OUSERTEK – GLIZ
We will climb a mule path going across the small valley, under the shade of huge nut trees. Lunch in the village of Ousertek. We will then continue toward the village of Tidili and night in the village of Gliz, a calm and quiet village. Night at local lodging at an altitude of 2000 meters. 4 hours of walking.
Day 4: GLIZ – OUKEMDEN SUMMIT – EDDI SUMMIT
We will ascend the mountain for an hour via a forest of jasmine trees to get to the Tizin Oukmden summit and then we will descend to the highest ski station in Africa. After observing a few endangered cave paintings, we will skim the Oukemden valley, then we will re-cross the Eddi summit across fro, huge mountains of Angour. Long descent toward the Imenane valley and night at the village of Ouaneskra. 4 and a half hours of walking.
Day 5: OUANESKRA – TAMATERT SUMMIT (2300 M) – IMLIL (1750 M)
We will walk along a wide path, that borders the top of the magnificent valley of Imename, at the foot of the summit of Askwal (3200 m) with a panoramic view of all sides of the valley Imenana and the Ait Misane valley. Descent toward Imlil, via a pine forest. Lunch and night at Imlil. In the afternoon you will get a wonderful view of the Toubkal. 4 hours of walking.
Day 6: IMLIL – TOUDAT SUMMIT (2200 M) – ID AISSA
We will follow the path that skims the valley of Ait Misane, to the village of Ait Talaoul and then Taddert, then Aguersiouall. Then we will leave the valley of nut trees to arrive in the village of Matate, an ancient mine. Lunch just before the summit, at the spring, facing Matate. Then we will cross the Toudate summit to descend towards the village of colors (Gray, red, ochre ground). Night at lodging in Id Aissa. 4 hours 30 minutes of walking.
Day 7: ID AISSA – TACHT SUMMIT – IMIOUGHLAD – MARRAKECH
We will walk on the heights of the valley of Azaden, the most beautiful valley of the Toubkal, then we will cross the summit of Tacht at 2000 meters of altitude and commence a slow descent of an hour and a half of walking via a forest of jasmine trees and green oaks. Lunch in Ait Misane valley. We will then close the loop and return to Asni, then Marrakech.Free afternoon. 4 hours of walking and 1 of transport.
Day 8: MARRAKECH
Depending on the time of your departure, transfer to the airport.
– Transportation in private SUV with air-conditioning and driver/guide (including petrol)
– 1 night in a 3* hotel or riad
– 1 night in the camp in the desert (with tents, matresses, sheets and covers provided)
– Breakfast and dinner during the trip
– Camel trekking
– The promotional tax for tourism
– Our assistance