Overview of the trip Trekking in the roses valley:
A 7-day trip to one of the most authentic regions of Morocco, the M’Goun valley, better known by the evocative name of the Valley of the Roses … Valley of gardens, rose gardens, beds of oleanders, almond trees, splendid gorges and secret kasbahs. Water is omnipresent, skilfully recorded and becomes a source of enchantment! A timeless journey to meet Berber culture.
Duration: 8 Days
Accommodation: Hotel, Guesthouse and Tent
Supervision: Qualified Berber mountain guide
Group: from 2 to 15 participants
Departures : All the year ( the best saison from Mai to october)
Your guide and driver will meet you at the airport and transfer to your Riad. Depending on arrival time, free or guided visit of the Medina. Accommodation at Riad Maud or similar, in BB.
After breakfast, transfer by minibus to Ouarzazate: small break to have mint tea before Tichka pass. Our road leads us to the pass (tizi in Berber) of Tichka (2260m) and Ouarzazate. We will have our lunch near the Ouarzazate dam prepared by our cook! Then we will take the road to Skoura and Klaa Mgouna and we will reach our lodging in the village of Tabarkhacht (1500m). Where we spend the night in a Berber guest house.
Drive distance: 300 km, journey time 6 hours.
We meet our support team and we start our 4-day Trekking tour through the foothills of the gorge and along the valley of the 1000 kasbahs. The path leads past lush green vegetable gardens, the rose plantations of the town of Kelaa M‘Gouna, and picturesque Berber villages, accompanied by an impressive view of the Jebel Sarhro. In the afternoon we reach the village of Bou Tharar (1.600m). Overnight in a autentic Berber guest house.
6 hours walk.
We hike along the Ait Hamed valley with great gorges and an impressive play of colors: ocher-colored mountains and mud houses and the lush green of the gardens and trees. We visit one local house called Kasbah, we cross the river and reach the village of Alem doun.
Overnight in a privat Berber guest house.
5.5 hours walk.
Today we leave the green valley with its wonderful villages and Kasbahs, hiking in a beautiful landscape past walnut, fig and juniper trees and descend into a ravine. We achieve Ighrem Akdim, a village with many beautiful kasbahs.
Overnight in guest house.
4.5 hours walk.
Early in the morning we start the ascent to Jbel Riguit (2,000 m), whose ridge we reach around noon, the top offers us breathtaking views of the M’Goun Mountain range. In the afternoon we climb into the deeply cut Dadès Valley down. In Ait Youl we stay in a private one Berber guest house. End of our rose valley Trek.
Hiking distance: +250 m / -200 m,
walking time approx. 5.5 hours.
After an outstanding night you have breakfast, then driving you to Skoura through the Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs (an old fortress or fortification) then passing from Roses valley and reaching skoura You will visit Kasbah Ameridil , that time we will continue our way to Ouarzazate then visiting Kasbah taourit in Ouarzazate “Hollywood of africa “ . “ lunch wherever you want in the road “ , Arriving Marrkakech.
Overnight in Riad Sherazade or Similar in BB.
This program may suffer some variation at the discretion of the guide depending on the weather conditions, the physical / technical conditions of the participants or for any unforeseen event that may be detrimental to the safety of the group and the proper development of the program. You have to accept the guide's decisions on matters of organization, logistics and security. Any extra expenses for accommodation, meals, transportation and others as a consequence of this variation, will be borne by the participants.