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8 days trek in Roses Valley - Hiking in Roses Valley - Family Walking :
4 days walk through the lush crops in the valley of roses, cleverly irrigated by the locals. Here there is no blank space as soon as a piece of land is neglected, wild roses give the locals an additional source of revenue, we finish this trek in the famous valley of Dades also known as the Valley of Roses, we also can visit the Casbahs (fortified villages), which far from the road and have kept its authenticity.
Exploring the Dades Valley of the roses :
- Duration : 8 days
- Period : from March to november
- Level : easy to medium .
- Highest point :Ticka pass 2200 m .
- Accommodation :gîte and comping .
Highlights of the hike :
- 1 : Trek in roses valley
- 2 : Red Valley and villages
- 3 : The Kasbahs(fortified villages)
- 4 : lush gardens.
- 5 : The Dades Gorges
Day 1 : Marrakech :
Arrival in Marrakech and overnight in the hotel Free visit in the evening .
Day 2 : Marrakech - Tizi-n-Tichka pass 2200m - Ouarzazate - Dades Valley :
Departure at 8h, we take the road to the south, we cross the High Atlas by Tizi N'Tichka pass to arrive the south of Morocco, panoramic views, oak and pine forests, several Berber villages, we have lunch in Ouarzazate city, Then drive to Skoura oasis, Kelaa of Mgouna then Dades, overnight in a Kasbah in the dades valley, 7 hours drive.
Day 3 : Ait Youl - Ighrem - AQdim :
After breakfast we start our trek, we walk between the terraces (maize, barley, rose) then we leave this beautiful valley going to discover the other, green Mgoun valley, Lunch and rest in the shade at the edge of the valley, after we across the river several times with only one hour and half walk to arrive the village of Ighrem Aqdim, where water is in abundance, overnight in tents, 6 hours walk.
Day 4 : Ighrem - AQqdim - Mgoun Gorges - Alemdoune Plateau 1700m :
Departure at 8h, Walking through gorges and green valley with beautiful Kasbahs, Lunch in the shade at the exit of the gorges.
Afternoon easy walk on mule trails with panoramic views of the high atlas mountains, overnight in tent, 5 hours walk.
Day 5 : Alamdoun - oleanders Valley - Boutaghrar 1500 m :
After breakfast we descend to the valley of oleanders, Gradually the valley widens, we pass the villages Agouti, El Hot. the water is still in abundance, lunch near the river in the shade, in the afternoon easy walk between the fields till we arrive Boutghrar village, overnight in gîte or Camp, 6 hours walk.
Day 6 : Ouade Mgoun Roses Valley - Tabarkhacht 1300 m :
Departure at 8h, we walk in the heart of the roses valley, with its rich architectural the kasbahs, the roses are emerging around the fields of cereals Maize, Potatoes...to prevent goats and sheep to enter to cultures, This region is known by manufacturing roses water and roses gasoline, overnight in the gîte with hot shower, opportunity for women to make the Henna, 6 hours quiet walk without technical difficulty.
Day 7 : Tabarkhacht1300 m -Ouarzazate - Tichka pass2200m - Marrakech :
Return to Marrakech by road, stopping in Kelâa Mgouna for who wants to buy the products of roses. Lunch just after the Tichka pass in Taddert village, overnight in hotel in Marrakech, 5 hours drive / 300Km .
Day 8 : Marrakech :
Flight back home
The Price Includes :
- Official berber guide .
- Transfers from /to your hotel .
- Accommodation during your trek .
- Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek .
- Kitchen equipment and .
- Cooker .
- All meals during your trek .
Does Not Including :
- Ticket flight .
- Travel insurance .
- and meals in Marrakech .
- Drinks .
- Entrance fees .
- Traditional tips .
Equipement& Clothing :
- Large bag for clothing .
- backpack for the day .
- Good walking shoes and socks .
- 3 to 4 season sleeping bag .
- Warm and light clothes .
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers/rain-pants .
- Personnel First aid Kit .
- Sunclasses .
- Suncream .
- Head torch .
- Camera .
- Hat .
- Toilet tissues .
- Water bottle or camel back .
- Pastilles of water purification .
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