Atlas Mountain Retreat

Assif Zegzaouane Trek (2 days)

Assif Zegzaouane – Two day trek
Trek from the Dar Tassa through valleys, forest and Berber villages surrounded by spectacular views of the High Atlas mountains. Getting away from it all, you overnight in a traditional Berber house for a taste of the still very traditional life in these mountain villages.
 
Route:-
  • Tassaouirgane
  • Anraz
  • Assif Zegzaouane
  • Takharkhort
Itinerary

Day 1 – Tassa Ouirgane to Assif Zegzaoune
Your 2 days of Atlas trekking begin from Dar Tassa after an early breakfast. You will cross the Ouirgane valley, then head to Tikhfist village (1450m). Continuing on you cross the village towards the Tamgercht forest where you have lunch and perhaps enjoy a little siesta under the walnut trees. After lunch you begin a gentler walk to the village of Assif Zegzaoune (1800m). Here you will stay the night in a Berber house and be served a traditional Moroccan meal.

Day 2 – Assif zeg to Tassa Ouirgane
On your second day you head back to Ouirgane via Adrar Takharkhort, here you can enjoy some spectacular views of the High Atlas. Then it is downhill most of the way back to Dar Tassa through the Azaden valley via the Berber villages of Tiziane, Ikoubline, Ait hareb and Douar Azerfsane.

 

Essentials
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Duration / Grade 2 days – Moderate – 5-6 hours walking per day
Accommodation 1 night traditional Berber house in Assif Zegzaoune.
Included Meals 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches,1 dinner
Transport None included.
Local Support Crew Specialist Morocco local trek leader/mountain guide
Is This Trek For You? This trek takes you up and down, but is moderate. It takes you into charming hidden valleys to meet the mountain Berber families in their own environment. You stay overnight in a traditional Berber house which is basic accommodation.
Equipment needed Good trainers or walking boots, rambler pole (optional), hat, sunscreen, nibbles, hygienic wipes, filled water bottle

 

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