BOOK NOW at www.imaginative-traveller.com or CALL 0845 287 0769MOROCCO43Atlas Adventure 8 daysThis trip is a great introduction to hiking in the Atlas Mountains. This trip is a great introduction to hiking in the Atlas Mountains. Enjoy the mountain scenery on fulfilling day hikes without struggling with high altitudes and camping equipment. Your hikes take you across several passes up to an altitude of about 2,000m, where you can enjoy spectacular views, and an authentic insight into life in rural Morocco.Trip InfoDeparture DatesEssentials: The walks are moderate and no trekking experience is necessary. You hike between 3-6 hours a day reaching a maximum of 2,021 metres. Mules carry your main luggage.Transport: Minibus, on footAccommodation: Hotels (3nts), gites (4nts). Staying in village houses is a highlight for many. The village houses have simple dormitories, showers may be available but at an additional charge.Transport: 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 4 dinnersTour code: TCAZStart FinishStart Finish201115-Jan 22-Jan 19-Feb 26-Feb 12-Mar 19-Mar 09-Apr 16-Apr 16-Apr 23-Apr 28-May 04-Jun 25-Jun 02-Jul 30-Jul 06-Aug 27-Aug 03-Sep 24-Sep 01-Oct 22-Oct 29-Oct 23-Oct 30-Oct 22-Dec 29-Dec 26-Dec 02-Jan 201214-Jan 21-Jan 11-Feb 18-Feb 03-Mar 10-Mar 24-Mar 31-Mar 31-Mar 07-Apr 26-May 02-Jun 02-Jun 09-Jun 23-Jun 30-Jun 28-Jul 04-Aug 25-Aug 01-Sep 20-Sep 27-Sep 20-Oct 27-Oct 21-Oct 28-Oct 20-Dec 27-Dec 27-Dec 03-JanItineraryDay 1 / Marrakech.Day 2 / Ait Zitoun A short drive takes you away from the city and to Lalla Takerkoust Lake, where you begin your hike into the Atlas Mountains.Day 3 / Ait Ahmed Gaining some altitude you'll trek to Ait Ahmed, enjoying the mountain scenery en route.Day 4-5 / Imzayn Hiking over a steep pass and through traditional villages you reach Imzayn. The flat-roofed houses blend into the mountainside, with fantastic views across the bright green irrigated fields in the valley. From your base in the gite explore the area on a scenic hike, meeting the friendly locals and learning more about the Moroccan culture.Day 6-7 / Marrakech Descending to Amizmiz, you leave the tranquil mountains and rendezvous with the vehicles for the drive back to Marrakech where you will explore the souks on a guided walking tour, finishing at the bustling Djemaa el-Fna square. There is time for souvenir shopping in the bazaars.Day 8 / Marrakech Tour ends.
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