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Imlil to Setti Fadma Trek – 3 Days
P.P. / P.D.
The Imlil to Setti Fadma Trek will take you from the village of Imlil, at the foot of Mount Toubkal, through a string of Berber villages and through the Valley of Ourika to Setti Fadma.
During this trek you will discover the high peaks of the Atlas Mountains that surround the valley. Each day will provide you with different views of the High Atlas Mountains and different challenges in terms of the varying levels of altitude you trek through. You will pass through many Berber villages where you will be able to spend time with the local communities and even take mint tea with a family.
You can choose to spend the nights camping or you can stay in Berber Gites. On average you will trek for approximately 5 hours a day but it will be taken at a pace that you are comfortable with. A mule, muleteer and guide will be with you all the way taking care of your every need, all you need to concentrate on is walking and enjoying the amazing views!
You could extend your hike by choosing to go from Setti Fadma to Imlil and end with an ascent to the summit of Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. We are very flexible in terms of our itineraries and will create one to suit your needs and interests. Please get in touch to discuss your requirements and let us help you build an itinerary to give you memories that will last a lifetime!
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Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil Village – Tacheddirt
You will leave Marrakech after breakfast and drive to Imlil. This is where you will meet your guide and mule team for the three day trek. Once all your gear is loaded you will begin walking towards the valley of Tacheddirt. The trial climbs up to the pass of Tizi n’Tamatert (2279m) where you will be rewarded with amazing views of the High Atlas Mountains and both the Valley of Imlil and the Valley of Imnane. You will then descend to the village of Ouanesekra (2200m) in the Imnane Valley and following another half hour or so trekking you will arrive in the village of Tacheddirt where you have the choice of camping near the riverside or staying in a Berber Gite. Approx. 4 to 5 hours walking.
Day 2: Tacheddirt – Timichi Berber Village
You will start walking up to Tizi n’Tacheddirt (3172m) where you will gain lovely views back to the Imnane Valley. After the pass you will descend through the village of Iabbassene to reach Timichchi (2000m) near the head of Ourika Valley. Here you will spend the night in a Berber Gite. Approx. 6 to 7 hours walking.
Day 3: Timichi – Setti Fadma – Ourika Valley – Marrakech
Today’s trek is a slightly gentler one which sees you walk from Timichchi to Setti Fadma (1700m). Along the journey you will pass through a number of Berber villages in Ourika Valley including Tiourdou, Anfli, Tadrart and Chiker. After lunch you will continue via Agadir 'n Aït Boulmane and on to the centre of Setti Fadma. If there is enough time you will have the opportunity to visit the waterfall in Setti Fadma before returning to Marrakech. Approx. 4 to 5 hours walking.
Return private transport from Marrakech
English Speaking Guide (other languages can be catered for)
Accommodation for 2 nights in local gites or tents depending on the weather
Tea / Coffee
What’s Not Included
The Price will vary depending on
Age of participants
Number of participants
Summer and Winter Seasons
Available all year round
All prices are based on a minimum of 2 people on the tour.