Day 01 : Marrakech – Ourika Valley – Tamazouzt
After breakfast, departure towards the Ourika Valley, a superb fertile valley situated between the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. To reach the Ourika Valley, you will go through many Berber villages and experience the superb yellow ochre and greens of the landscape. The first stop will be in a traditional village where you will be invited to a tea ceremony with a Berber family. Next you ride camel back through the heart of the Atlas. Then, on to Setti Fadma, from which a short walk will bring you to the famous waterfalls and the beautiful views of the Atlas Mountains. Lunch will be had en route.
At the end of the day you head towards the camp in Tamazouzt where you will spend the night.
Day 02 : Tamazouzt – Imlahan
Breakfast at the camp. Late morning departure for Imlahan, a small traditional village built into the side of the mountain. Here, in the heart of the mountains, you will learn all about the Berbers way of life. You will discover the type of crops grown by the farmers and how they harvest salt. The inhabitants of this village live in harmony with nature and the region and you will experience first hand the traditional methods they use. You will spend the night with the villagers and will be able to appreciate Moroccan hospitality.
Day 03 : Imlahan – Ait Ourir – Marrakech
After breakfast, you will head for the village of Ait Ourir. Whilst rejoining the mini bus on foot, your mountain guide will show you the characteristics of the local wildlife and flora. You will discover the salt planes and the techniques used for harvesting the salt. The car will then take you to Ait Ourir, a small typically Berber village. Lunch will be had en route, the return to Marrakech foreseen for late afternoon