Situated at the foot of the High Moroccan Atlas, the valley of roses is divided into two distinct territories. The first zone is delimited at 10 kilometers from the village of Kelaat M’Gouna to the small urban commune of BoumalneDadès. The second territory starts at Kelaat M’Gouna to the extremity of the village of Bou Tharar. The landscape is just remarkable, embellished by verdant valley and richly colored canyon.
Your adventure starts at the time you get off the plane. We will be waiting for you at the airport to go with you at your hotel or Riad.
Day 2: From Marrakech to the Milles kasbahs valley, Ait youl Dades – 6hrs30
After a night of rest at the hotel, we will take the road very early in the morning for a journey on a minibus to Kelaat M’gouna where we will have lunch. We will continue our way to the most picturesque valley of the south of Morocco. You will discover the intact remains of the Berbers in the past with the Kasbahs, which are citadels divinely well conserved, almond trees, fortresses. The surrounding will be even better if you visit during winter. Overnight lodging in Ait Youl.
Day 3: From Ait YoulDades to Ighrem Akdim – 5hrs30
You will remember the third day as the day when we would go along the field of the valley of Dades. After an hour of walk, the scenery will change from all to all. The verdant landscape will leave place to a desert plateau to the Ighrem Akdim village at 1700m where we will install our camping (300m of positive difference in height, 100m of negative difference in height). In total, it will take us 5hrs30 of walk, which will delight the experienced trekker that you are.
Day 4: On the way to the village of Alemdoum – 5hrs30 – 300 m of positive difference of height, 250m of negative difference of height
In the morning of the forth day, we will start the walk by a way up through the village of Issoumar. There will be streams and rivers on our way, so adequate shoes should be planned. It will take about 2hours’ walk before leaving the valley. We will begin coming down the plateau of Alemdoun to the eponyme village nested at 1750meters of altitude. In all, the walk will last about 5hrs30. Overnight stay.
Day 5: Departure from Alemdoun to join the village of Boutaghrar – 5hrs
Alemdoum is located at the foot of the M’goun massif, which will offer us a magnificent spectacle at the first sunlight. We will take the way to the valley of AssifQati accompanied with this morning hot flush. We will have the opportunity to discover magnificent villages along the way; among them are Agouti Fougani, Agouti Tahtani, Aznag… The passage will end with a small stroll on the water side on the border of the field of fruit trees before coming out the valley of roses. Count for this journey 5hours’ walk. Overnight stay in Boutaghrar.
Day 6: From Boutaghrar to Tabarkhacht – 5hrs
The sixth day of the adventure, we will go over the valley of roses to contemplate the wonderful Kasbahs on the side of Oued. We will only go through this river once the village of Timguist visited. The walk will be rich of architectural discoveries of long ago, with the particularity of each village looked through. We will stop at Tabarkhacht to rest for the night in camp or in lodging.
Day 7: From the camp of Tabarkhacht to come back to Marrakech – 6hrs of route
For the day before the end of the adventure, we will have the leisure to appreciate the beauty of the gardens of the valley of roses in the early morning, during a walk of 3hours. A car will be waiting for us in KelaaMgouna with which we will be able to visit the valley of 1000 kasbahs. We will break on the road of Taddart, right after the pass of Tichka before coming back to Marrakech.
Day 8: The end of the discovery of the valley of roses
After an agreeable evening at your hotel, we will come to pick you up so that we could take you back to the airport. You will surely come back home with numerous anecdotes to tell and wonderful photos.
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Below the price per person according to the number of participants.
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Single extra charge in Marrakech: 15euros / person / night
Included in this price
• 2 nights in Marrakech in a hotel or riad in BB in middle –range double or twin room.
• 1 night in the Ait youl lodging
• 1 night in the Tabarkhacht lodging or night under tents.
• 3 nights in the camp under tent.
• Full board from day 2 to day 6 (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
• Lunch of day 7 on the way in a local restaurant.
• Mountain tour guide
• Cook who prepares your meals.
• Mule to mule-driver to bring things.
• Airport transfers
• Transfer day 2 and transfer back day 7.
• Kitchen tent, mattress, camping equipment.
Not included in the price
• Sleeping bag
• Mineral water
• Mule for the clients