Tafraout Massif - Oasis Tafraout - Trekking in Morocco
In the foothills of the Anti-Atlas Tafraoute, amid the valleys often inaccessible world, this trek invites you to discover the secrets of Souss landscapes where traditional life continues amidst the mountains. Green oasis, the Berbers with nature and their ancestral traditions.
Between farming, irrigation system and buildings with traditional architecture, they have preserved a way of life authentic and original. An adventure that will allow you to share a few days with the local population living in the valleys and villages and take the time to discover their own daily live, away from the bustle of modern life.
Period : from Ocober to April
Level : easy to medium
Highest point : 1150 m
Highlights of the hike:
1:The diversity of landscapes.
4:The granaries and beautiful oasis almond and date palms
5:Nights in a traditional house
6:The Blue Rocks
Day 1: Arrival in Agadir or Marrakech :
Arrival in Agadir, transfer and accommodation in hotel comfort, Possibility of an immediate transfer in case of arrival before 15 hours of the afternoon, and if your arrival in Marrakech Transfer to your hotel, overnight in hotel.
Day 2 : Agadir or Marrakech - Ait Baha - Sidi Abdel Jebbar - Imin 'Tizekhte (1040 m) :
Early in the morning, we leave Agadir or Marrakech to the heart of the Anti-Atlas, We pass through Ait Baha Ait Mzal to arrive Zawyat Sidi Abdel Jebbar, where we leave the vehicle, A short walk till Imi N 'Tizekhte where we set up our first camp near argan trees, good View to the village Alili and to Jebel Lekst 2360 m, The highest summit in the Anti- Atlas.4 to 5 hours drive
Day 3: Imin' Tizekhte (1040 m) - palmeraie d'Asgaour (920 m) : :
We take A path between palms, figs and argan trees to reach the village of Imin Ougchtime then Oumesnat, here it is possible to visit a traditional house before we continue our journey to Asgaour and install our camp near the palm grove,overnight in tents, 4 to 5 hours walking.
Day 4: Asgaour - village d'Ourtan Dislougdem (811 m) :
Today we cross small berber villages which Tasgantodm, Tazoulte and Tamalakoute before we arrive the village of Ourtan Dislougdem always face the Lekst mountain, Bivouac between argan trees, 4 to 5 hours walking
Day 5: Ourtan Dislougdem - Had Tahala (886 m).
We start our day by a walk in the Ammelne gorges on small path follows the river, The landscapes vary from hour to hour, We set up camp in front of the mountain Tamante, overnight in tents, 4 to 5 hours walking.
Day 6: Ait Bahha - The Blue Rocks Tafraoute (1150 m) :
At the heart of the valley of Tafraoute, we climb up to Col Issderm 900 m then we cross the river to Tidli before arriving on the set of Tafraoute we will have an absolutely gorgeous view of the village and the green valley, We camp near The Blue Rocks painted by Belgian artist Jean vrame in 1985, a follower of Land art, 4 to 5 hours walking
Day 7: The Blue Rocks - Tafraoute – Agadir or Marrakech :
A short walk to the village of Tafraoute, where we find our vhicule to return to Agadir via Tiznit road or Marrakech, overnight in hotel
Day 8: Flight back home.
EQUIPMENT & CLOTHING:
• Large bag for clothing
• backpack for the day
• Good walking shoes and socks
• 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
• Warm and light clothes
• Lightweight waterproof over-trousers/rain-pants
• Personnel First aid Kit
• Head torch
• Toilet paper
• Water bottle or camel back
• Pastilles of water purification...