The High Atlas Mountains:
Tour on foot “Valleys and collective Granaries”,“7 days and 6 nights”:
1st day: Departure from your hotel in Marrakech to Imilchil, after around 3 hours of driving we arrive to Beni Mellal city, where we can stop for bathroom and coffee and in Ain Assrdoun for taking photos, then we drive through the High Atlas Mountains. We can have lunch in Tagleft in traditional restaurant or taking picnic with you till the plateau of Tingarf. Before we reach Imilchil we visit the two famous Lakes of Tislit and Isli (Transfer).
2nd day: After breakfast we start our first day hiking by crossing some villages of Ait Hdiddou tribe, following the Assif Melloul River to arrive Oulghazi village, where we stop for lunch. In the afternoon we continue through the river with feet in the water, after 2 hours we reach Aghbalou n’Mohti for spending the night in the bivouac.
3rd day: we start in the morning following the same river and feet obligatory in water, after around 2 hours we find the exceptional and extraordinary collective granary of Ighrem n’Uchtin built in the 17th century by Ait Abdi Tribe. We have our lunch in the shadow of trees near the river, and then we continue to reach the small and beautiful village of Batli by the end of afternoon.
-P.S. Ighrem n’Uchtin is one of the most beautiful and unique collective granaries in Morocco, which built by Ait Abdi Tribe in the cliffs of the mountains in the 17th century to protect their important materials (foods, jewelers, wool…) in the periods of drought and troubles.
4th day: Short day we have only 2 hours and half from Batli to reach Ait Boulmane in the guest house “Tighremt Assif Melloul”, where we have lunch. Free afternoon, it is possible if you want to take traditional Hamam, it is possible also to walk around the fields and gardens and come back to the guest house for the night.
5th day: Starting from Ait Boulmane passing through Inddahne and on the way we visit the collective granary of the village, we arrive to the top of small hill, where we can have nice view on the whole valley, then we continue to Ait Khoya, where we have lunch under Walnut trees. In the afternoon we take another way near the river, which leads us to go back to our hotel in Ait Boulmane.
6th day: Departure after having our breakfast to the center of Anergui if you have chance to come on Thursday you can discover the traditional market of this valley, every Thursday people coming from every corner of the mountains and other regions around Anergui to sell sheep, goats, vegetables and local materials and buy their needs of foods. You can have lunch in traditional restaurant or in one guest house near the market. 2 hours from the market to the Gite of Aftiss, where you spend your night.
7th day: After breakfast our driver is ready to take you back to Marrakech through a serpent road in the Mountains of High Atlas, passing from Tagleft, Ouaouizeght, and the Lake of Bin Elouidane. After that it is possible to stop in the city of Azilal for coffee before we reach Ouzoud Waterfalls for lunch. After lunch we visit the Waterfalls and we continue our trip to reach Marrakech by the end of afternoon.