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Berber Villages of Telouet

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Berber Villages of Telouet

Experience the beauty of nature in the stunning Ounilla Valley and absorb the fascinating culture of the Berber people. Following rock cut paths view canyon carved walls, beautiful villages, rich gardens and magnificent buildings, this trek then offers food and shelter in the homes of the locals. A journey into the heart of the Berber soul, punctuated by songs, smiles and hellos, "Salam alaikum".


Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Day 2: Transfer to Ait Ben Haddou via the Atlas Mountains and the pass of Tickha. Meet our mule team and start the hike through the wadi Oulina untill the fortified village of Tamdakht and its beautiful kasbah. Stay overnight at the Gite. (3 hour trek)
Day 3: The trek takes you to Tamakoucte Tiguerte where the villages blend into one another with their terraced gardens and palm groves. Admire the impressive architecture comparable to that of Wadi Hadramaut in Yemen. Stay overnight in a Gite at Tizgui n'Barda. (4-5 hour trek)
Day 4: The valley narrows and leads into a canyon where you visit cave dwellings where some locals take refuge. Stay overnight in Tioughassin. (4 hour trek)
Day 5: In the valley, you reach Animiter, Tighouza and a beautiful cottage with mountain views. Walk around the village. (4-5 hour trek)
Day 6: The day starts by following the assif Ouawrikt and by passing the Adrar Aglagal and the high altitude sheep pastures of Anfargal. You then travel back to Tighouza and stay overnight. (4 hour trek)
Day 7: The last little hike, through Ighris, then crossing the red mountains and salt mines until Telouet. You visit the Kasbah of the Pasha Glaoui then transfer to Marrakech. (1 hour trek and 4 hours driving)
Day 8: Depart from hotel

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What's included:

  • Full Escort: Fully escorted by local mountain guide, muleteers and cook
  • All Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Transport: Minibus or 4x4 transfers

What is not included:

  • Meals in Marrakech
  • International flights
  • Sleeping bags
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature
  • Additional hotel nights after trek, although these can be purchased from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single.

Contact Mohamed

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+212 668 153 731
+212 662 138 038

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Berber Villages of Telouet

Duration: 8 days

Price by group size:
2-3 people $600 each
4 people $520 each
5-14 people $440 each

Difficulty Level 2

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Mule riding in Telouet
Traditional Berber architecture

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