THE ATLAS MOUNTAINS HIKING TOUR

SMALL GROUP TOUR IN MOROCCO FOCUSED ON RURAL AND NATURAL SIGHTS...


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Discover adventure tours in Morocco Southwestern region. Travel to see where the Sahara meets the Atlantic ocean. Cross the Savannah trekking the Souss valley and the Sahara desert. Venture into the Atlas Mountains hiking through Berber villages; walk along the sanctuary in the steppe of Massa National Park. Your mountain guide will take you on a journey trekking with indigenous Berber tribes, known for an unparalleled joie de vivre trade in their day markets their distinctive arts and crafts. Our guided group adventure tours are the best way to explore the marvels of Morocco.

Berber day markets and villages are by themselves a discovery that has no equal, traditional festive music is at your disposal wherever you go in this fascinating eco-active trip. The Atlas Mountains Rock formation and river valleys make trekking and hiking trips here very interesting and unique.

DAY TO DAY ITINERARY

Upon your arrival at Agadir Massira Airport, you will meet your guide. From there, we will transfer you to your hotel, where you will check in and spend the rest of the morning relaxing and acclimating yourself to your new surroundings. For lunch, you will enjoy a seafood feast served at the open-air harbor restaurants, followed by a tour of the city. Your tour will visit the museum of Berber arts, the Valley of the Birds, where you will see exotic birds in their natural habitats, and the breathtaking view of Agadir from the Kasbah. With its beautiful beaches lined with Moorish buildings and gentle blend of parks, world-class hotels, gardens, and residential neighborhoods, the quiet town of Agadir is an excellent place to begin any vacation.

In the morning, We travel to Massa Valley, visiting several typical Berber villages en route, including Inzeggane, Tassila, and Sidi R'bat. A typical Berber tagine will be our lunch in a fisherman's restaurant overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Afterward, you will take a little walk hiking along the Massa River, walking from Sidi R'bat to Tassila through a conservatory in which you can see the various birds species which live in the sanctuary of the Massa region an ideal place for bird watching. You will conclude your day in the legendary beach village of Mirleft, enjoying a traditional Berber dinner under the open skies.

We will depart early morning to Sidi Ifni, traveling through the beautiful village of Mirleft to enjoy the beautiful stretch of beaches on the Atlantic Ocean. proceed onward to visit the ancient city of Sidi Ifni, a remnant of the Spanish colonial time noticeably exhibiting a special architecture with elaborate ironwork, sweeping Moorish styles of dwellings, and patches of garden providing a refreshing sense of renewal. You will conclude your day with dinner in Algzira, a seasonal hangout place for fishermen.

We will spend our day hiking the white beaches and surrounding villages of Algzira, exploring the daily life of Berber fisherman and peasants. In the evening, you will enjoy a campfire feast on the white sands of Algzira, cooked just for you by a local fisherman.

In the morning, you will depart for Tiznit, where the region's tribesmen come to trade goods and entertain themselves. Tiznit military history is evident; the walled city is comprised of small, neatly organized streets and a sizeable garrison, which gives the impression of order and security. Your city tour of Tiznit will include the Meshouar (city square), Lalla Tiznit, a natural spring named after the founder of the city, the Kasbah, and the Kissaria, an exclusive market where one can find some of the unique Berber jewelry in all of Morocco. You will conclude your day with dinner and other accommodations in the exotic Tiznit hotel.

our day will be devoted to hiking the breathtaking slopes of the Atlas Mountains. The diverse rock formations create an ideal environment for the region's cliff-hanging villages great for trekking. You will enjoy a picnic lunch on the road, and will then proceed onward to Tafrout, which is right on the edge of an oasis, providing a stark contrast to the area otherwise barren landscape made for mountaineering. You will spend your afternoon trekking the village of Tafrout and the nearby rock carving sites, which date back to the Neolithic time. You will conclude your hiking day in the peaks of the Atlas Mountains, with dinner in the village.

Early in the morning, you will hit the road to Taroudant, known as the little Marrakech. You will stop for lunch in Ait Baha, the largest Berber village in the area overlooking a breathtaking valley. The remainder of your afternoon will be devoted to trekking the region, followed by dinner and additional entertainment at the Salam hotel.

Discover today the marvels that Taroudant has to offer. A walled red-ochre city is often referred to as Little Marrakech. You will tour the city historic monuments and visit its busy markets. Conclude your day with a tea ceremony in the gardens of the Salam Hotel.

An adventure not to miss crossing the Atlas Mountains via the highest, most dramatic pass. An overland trip that is worth every effort. You will visit the Tinmal Mosque, one of the oldest in Morocco, and continue onward to Ouirgane, where you will spend the night in a Berber home.

as the slopes here are a bit strenuous to hike, we will provide you with an optional mule ride into the mountains, where you can climb the slopes of the Toubkal Mountain, a national park with a breathtaking beauty that exceeds that of the Atlas's other regions. We will enjoy a traditionally prepared lunch at a Berber home in Imlil, the afternoon will be devoted to discovering a cliff-hanging village. Sharing life of these Mountain dwellers, a Berber family will host us for the night. we will conclude our day with dinner, followed by traditional music and dancing.

Explore in the morning a Berber market, followed by lunch in the Mountains. Afterward, you will climb to the Oukaimeden Plateau. There, you will visit some ancient Jewish shrines and temples. Later In the afternoon, you will travel to Marrakech, where you will end your day with dinner and accommodations at your hotel.

Your guide will take on a quest discovering the magnificence of Marrakech, an overwhelming man-made oasis. You will visit the city's historic monuments in the morning, followed by a walk in the old markets of the Medina and the bustling Jamaa El Fna square in the afternoon. Enjoy a sunset riding buggies in the oasis of Marrakech, the glowing city.

Keep on visiting and discovering Marrakech. In the afternoon, Souks are open for you to shop till you drop in one of Morocco's major craft and trading Medina. Afterward, you will attend a farewell dinner, hosted on your behalf at a traditional Moorish house in the Medina, followed by typical Moorish entertainment.

In the morning, your driver will take you to Marrakech's Menara Airport, where you will board your Royal Air Maroc flight back to New York, connecting in Casablanca.

  • Accommodation in 3-star hotels
  • Breakfast, Lunch and dinner daily
  • Land transportation in chauffeured vehicles
  • Services of English-speaking guides in major & tour leader throughout
  • Entrance fees to monuments and museums
  • Hotel tax and service charges
  • Camping equipment and cooking crew and Mountain guides
  • Mules for transportation while trekking, Buggies in Marrakech
  • Agadir: 1 night, Hotel Anzi or similar
  • Mirleft: 1 night, Camping or similar
  • Algzira: 2 night, Camping or similar
  • Tiznit: 1 nights, Hotel Ibis or similar
  • Tafrout: 1 night, Hotel les Amandiers or similar
  • Taroudant: 1 night, Hotel Salam or similar
  • Imlil: 2 nights, Hotel Tiznit or similar
  • Marrakech: 3 nights, Hotel Reda or similar
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WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Land Transportation
  • Accommodation in 3* Hotels
  • Three meals daily
  • Local guides & tour manager
  • Fees to monuments and museums
  • Hotel taxes
  • Camping equipment
  • Cost per person: $1,485.00
  • Single Supplement: $485.00

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Round Trip Flight
  • Tips for Drivers and Guides
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal spending

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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