Amazigh (Berber) Culture

Off the beaten track – explore the High Atlas Mountains or the deep south.

Experience unique village culture and capture a glimpse of nomadic lifestyles.

Ait Ben Haddou & Skoura Oasis
3 Days departing from Marrakech

Travel across the High Atlas Mountains Tizi’n’Tichka Pass and the beautiful Ounila Valley stopping to see the famous Glaoui Kasbah of Telouet and the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou. Have a relaxing day exploring the Skoura Oasis where you can walk through the village and gardens to see how the locals continue simple subsistence farming, make traditional pottery and woven rugs.

Ait Bougmez (Happy Valley)
3 Days departing from Marrakech

Travel from Marrakech to the most beautiful valley, off the beaten track and only open to traffic in recent years. Along the way you can explore the famous Ouzoud Falls and spend a relaxing day walking in the blissful environment or visit a local women’s textile cooperative to see some traditional rugs and wedding blankets.

Hidden Treasures of the High Atlas: Zaouit Ahansal, Imilchil, Tamtatouchte, Skoura
6 Days departing from Marrakech

Travel off the beaten track to some of the more remote areas of the High Atlas Mountains passing the dramatic Cathedral Mountain, picturesque valleys and lakes, high plateaus that are home to many traditional nomads. This tour will take you from the northern side and across the top to the arid south where you will pass through the spectacular Todra Gorge, returning to Marrakech via the Dades Valley, Skoura Oasis, Ouarzazate and Tizi’n’Tichka Pass.

…follow this link for a detailed itinerary for:
The BIG LOOP: 12 nights – Marrakech – Atlas Mountains – Sahara – Fez – Volubilis – Rabat

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