Exploring the High Atlas Mountains: An Unforgettable Adventure in Ait Bougmez Valley

Embark on an Adventure in the High Atlas Mountains: Discovering Ait Bougmez Valley

Are you looking for the perfect offthebeatentrack travel destination? Look no further than Ait Bougmez Valley in Morocco‘s majestic central High Atlas Mountains, located around 200 kilometers east of Marrakech. This stunning region is unspoiled nature at its best, with lush orchards, snowcapped mountains, and untouched land offering breathtaking views. Exploring this picturesque valley can be done on foot, with no marked trekking routes and a network of old caravan trails and donkey ways to navigate.

Trekking should be done at a leisurely pace in order to truly appreciate all that the valley has to offer. Every day brings new treasures to discover, from charming villages and pictures to picturesque towns where the inhabitants continue to live in the same way as their ancestors did, unaltered by the stress of the modern world. Some of the attractions in the valley include the Mgoun Massif Park with its spectacular Mount Mgoun the second-highest summit in North Africa and the stunning Ait Bougmez Valley Waterfall. The region is also referred to as the Valley of Happiness, and for those who enjoy the simpler things in life, it is a mustvisit destination.

Visitors can either sleep in their tents or choose to stay with a Berber family overnight, providing a rare opportunity to gain insight into Berber customs and culture. For the ultimate offthebeatentrack adventure, Ait Bougmez Valley in Morocco‘s High Atlas Mountains is the perfect place.

From breathtaking views of untouched land, lush orchards, and snowcapped mountains to exploring winding networks of old caravan trails, donkey ways, and mudbrick homes, every day brings new sights and experiences to be enjoyed. Visitors can sleep in their tents or stay with a Berber family for an opportunity to gain insight into Berber customs and culture, making this destination an ideal choice for those looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the modern world.

Discover the hidden gems of Ait Bougmez Valley and let your senses be captivated by the lush orchards, snowcapped mountains, and winding trails. Book now and experience a journey like no other with us.

Explore the High Atlas Mountains with a Perfect Itinerary

Day 1 : Journey from Marrakech to Demnate, and then onwards to Imi N'Ifri and Ait Bouguemez Happy Valley.

Start your day with a drive from Marrakech to Demnate. From there, you will continue onward to Imi NIfri, an amazing natural bridge arch that was formed when an ancient riverbed eroded the landscape. This site is known for its stunning views and is a great place to take some photos. After exploring Imi NIfri, continue onto Ait Bouguemez Happy Valley. This region is home to a variety of incredible landscapes, including vast mountain ranges, lush valleys, and vibrant green fields. End your day with a peaceful stroll.

Day 2 : Exploring Ait Bouguemez Valley, Ouzoud Waterfalls then return to Marrakech.

Spend your second day exploring Ait Bouguemez Valley. This area is full of lush vegetation, green fields, and breathtaking mountain vistas. Take a leisurely stroll through the valley and admire the gorgeous scenery. Afterwards, continue on to Ouzoud Waterfalls. This stunning waterfall is one of the most beautiful sites in the Moghreb region and is a mustsee! Take some photos and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Once youve completed your journey, make your way back to Marrakech, where you can reflect on your amazing two days in the city.

Good to know About Your Tour
  • Explore Demnate in the Tassaout Valley.
  • Admire the Natural Bridge of Imi n Ifri, formed 180 million years ago.
  • Discover Ait Bouguemez Happy Valley, home to colorful fields of apple trees and other vegetation.
  • Visit a Berber village for lunch and explore dinosaur footprints.
  • Take in the sights of the 16thcentury Collective Store of Ait Bouguemez people.
  • Drive through the Ait Abbas Valley.
  • Enjoy a refreshment break in Azilal. 8. Marvel at the Ouzoud Waterfalls, the tallest in North Africa.

Inclusions :

  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Car rental for Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou
  • Meals in oases and local villages
  • Transfers between destinations
  • Camel ride in Erg Chebbi

Exclusions :

  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs, tipping, and alcohol
  • Entrance fees to local attractions
  • Travel Insurance

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