Rose Valley Trek – Rose Valley Trekking in Morocco
Rose Valley Trekking Morocco :Rose Valley Trekking Morocco : a hike that presents no great physical difficulty. This is also an opportunity to walk with friends or with your children to discover the wealth and cultural traditions of the Berber south central High Atlas. Green valleys (the Dades valley and the Mgoun) in an arid and dry landscape, Berber villages along the river, beautiful Kasbah with its beautiful architecture, terraced gardens, forests oleanders fields of roses, walnut, fig and gorges. This remote area is visually very distinctive, being composed of long crested ridges, escarpments and deep gorges.
Period : March to November
Day 1 : Arrival in Marrakesh
Day 2 : Marrakesh – Tichka-pass- Ouarzazate – Dades Valley (326 km)- Night in gite
Departure from Marrakesh direction pass Tichka (2260 m); the highest road pass in Morocco, after the pass the landscape will be desert south . Lunch at Ouarzazate, then continue to Kelaa M’Gouna before arrival at the Dades Valley with its beautiful Kasbah. Homestay overnight, 7 hours drive.
Day 3 : Dades Valley / Agurzegua (Valley Mgoun)
Departure of our hiking the Dades Valley, after we leave this beautiful valley for a arid landscape for 3 hours, and finally we discover the beautiful green valley of M’Goun. Lunch near the village Ighrm Aqdim and again 1:30 walking to reach the Aguerzaka village . Night in tents.
Day 4 : Agurzegua / Almdoune
We leave this valley; very green with beautiful kasbah and gorges, ascent about 300 metres. Again a beautiful valley Almdoune with kasbahs. Lunch in the valléeTemtda, then continue to the village Alemdoune. 5 hours walking .400m ascent and 300m of descent. Night in tents.
Day 5 : Almdoune / Valley El Quati bras oleanders-Boutghrar
A beautiful walk in the roses valley with kasbahs that are becoming more numerous. The rose fields are emerging around cereal crops (barley, corn, potatoes ….). These rose gardens are used for the production of rose products. Down the valley to Tourbiste then Hdida. 4 h . Night ingite in the Hadida village.
Day 6 : Boutghrar – Kalaat Gouna – Ouarzazate – Marrakesh
Transfer to Marrakesh and visit the Ait Ben Haddou kasbah. This kasbah 11th century has been declared by World Heritage listed by UNESCO. after we enjoy the beautiful scenery offer the Atlas. Arrival in Marrakesh. 6:30 drive.
Day 7 : return flight