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Valley Imnan & Ghighaya Valley

per person

This excursion is our eight-day seven-nights providing you with another great route with great locations for a full week in the Atlas Mountains crossing many villages and soaking the Berber lifestyle…

per person

This excursion is our eight-day seven-nights providing you with another great route with great locations for a full week in the Atlas Mountains crossing many villages and soaking the Berber lifestyle.

You will start in Imlil and will trek pass the remarkable villages of Tizi Tamatert, Tinghourine, Tamgist, Tizi Tacheddirt, Timichi Oukaimden and Oussertek. You will also pass Tinghar, Imi Oughlad, Tizi Ait Lhcen, Tkant, Tizi Nogdal, and Tizi Mizik before reaching Imlil. Overnight stays will be in the incredible Amgdoul, Agnsan Wansa, Imsker, Tizyan, Azib Taken, and Tizi Oussem. Not only will you live the sensational Berber traditions through the various Berber valleys and villages and dine with the locals, you will be at great altitudes giving you epic views and surroundings.

This excursion will include approx. 45 hrs of trekking over the course of eight days and may be most suitable for mountaineers who enjoy such expeditions with epic scenic views aspiring to reach mountains while ensuring hiking experiences in such altitudes with some steep terrains and challenges.

Following your excursion, there is the additional opportunity to stay or dine in our sister guest house in Imlil for those who wish to relax and explore even further either prior or following their trekking expedition

Excursion Information

Title 8 Day Excursion – Valley Imnan & Ghighaya valley
Duration 8 days and 7 nights
Start First day Start: 8.00 collection
Last day Finish: 18.30 arrival to Marrakech
Availability This excursion is mostly available in the months of February – November. Depending on the weather conditions, this excursion may be available in other months. Please contact us for specific availability.
What’s included Transport from Marrakech return
Overnight accommodation and camping equipment throughout excursion
Friendly, experienced and professional mountain tour guides
Tour guide
Health and safety certified guides
Nutritious and fresh main meals
Mules & Muleteers
Walking duration Approximately 45 hours throughout duration
Altitude 3262 m (highest point)
Level of difficulty 3.5/5
Price – 1 person  –  £712 / €800
– 2-3 people – £564 / €633
– 4-6 people – £479 / €538
– 7-8 people – £453 / €510
– 9-15 people – £432 / €486
Would I require travel insurance? We recommend you purchase the appropriate level of personal insurance that is right for you.
Do I need immunisations? We recommend you check at https://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations/africa/morocco.
How old do I need to be – are there any age restrictions? We recommend the minimum age for this adventure is 14 with parental guidance depending on their health and ability. All under 18’s should be accompanied by a supervising adult. Please feel free to contact us to discuss further.
What are the accommodations like? There will be two people per tent when camping including mattresses. The refuge rooms are usually set as dormitory style. Please contact us if you have other preferences.
Do I need to arrange my own flights? Yes, everything required for the excursion is included except international flights. Your guide will be in contact to meet you the evening before your scheduled excursion to take you through the itinerary and details of your route. You will be collected early on the morning by our transport and taken to the first meet up location. You will also be taken back after the excursion.
What equipment do I need? Appropriate clothing and footwear suitable for hiking and sleeping bags in temperatures from -2C to +19C in winter, +12 to +30 in summer and you can expect -15 on summit days with windchill.
Can I leave my bag at the accommodation? Yes, you may leave any luggage you won’t require in our guesthouse in Imlil.
Do I need to carry all my stuff up the mountain? We recommend leaving extra luggage not required either at your accommodation or in our Imlil guesthouse prior to your excursion. There will be mules for the guides use to carry luggage and may be able assist to carry some of your luggage. The muleteers work really hard to ensure the fair treatment of their mules, so weight limits do apply.
Am I fit enough? Most short treks can include around up to 3.5-hour treks at a time. Some of the of medium treks can include up to 9 hours. Some of the longer days are longer hours so you may need a good level of fitness. We recommend training with walking a few times per week in the run-up to your trip. There will be many breaks and stops and at times, you will be walking through villages which will give you an opportunity to purchase drinks and refreshments.
Can I explore Marrakech during my time there? You’ll be collected on the morning of the booked trek. There are lots to do in and around Marrakech. However, please message us for some recommendations and advice.
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