Day 1: Marrakech. Transfer from Marrakech Menara airport.
Day 2: Marrakech - Azilal - Ait Bougmez. Drive towards the east alongside fields of barley, corn and potato to the foothills of the Middle Atlas range of mountains. Then we cross the Ait Abbas valley, a lush valley full of pines and oak trees, groves of pomegranate and fig, apple and olive to arrive at Ait Bougmez "The Happy Valley".
Day 3: Ait Imi - Ibaklioune. Trekking: 3,30 hours in the morning and 2,30 hours in the afternoon. Start our hiking tour beside fields of barley and corn to Ait Imi: 1850 meters. This charming fortified village was once an important stop on the caravan trails. Visit of traditional water mills, lunch in the shade of old nut trees. Afternoon, return through the right side of the valley to the village of Ibaklioune where we may see vestiges of Dinosaurs.
Day 4: Arouss - Ahabbak Valley. Trekking: 4 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon. Besides the Arouss valley, rich with orchards of apricot, apple and nut trees, we climb to Lamane Pass: 2250 meters. Lunch at Ahabbak valley. Afternoon, walk to the crest of Tassila where we may have the opportunity to see white storks nesting on village roof tops and a panoramic view of the valley.
Day 5: Ait Moussa - Agouti. Trekking: 3,30 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon. Hike to Ait Moussa, collective granary perched on top of a steepish 150 meters slope overlooking a large part of Ait Bougmez valley. Lunch besides Sidi Ghitta Pyramids, from here we set out on our afternoon trek across the plateau to the village of Agouti.
Day 6: Tizi N'Oughrbar - M'goun. Trekking: 4 hours in the morning and 2.30 hours in the afternoon. Early morning trek to Tizi N'Oughrbar (2400 meters) which offers us a magnificent panoramic view of the M'goun massif: 4068 meters, the second highest mountain, after Jbel Toubkal. Lunch on the sheepholds of Arouss. Return through the paths to Ait Said Village.
Day 7: Scenic drive to Marrakech in the morning. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Marrakech including the Menara Garden, Koutoubia Mosque, Bahia Palace, Saadien Tumbs and the Djemaa El Fna Square.
Day 8: Transfer to Marrakech Menara airport.
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