A rugged winter trekking holiday through Morocco's south-west Trek the high ridge of Jebel Lekst.
End the trekking day with sunsets on red granite rock formations Quiet hiking trails of the Anti-Atlas Moroccan handicrafts of Tafraoute South of the High Atlas, the long chain of the Anti-Atlas is characterised by rugged rock formations, striking fortified Kasbahs, terraced valleys and hidden oases.
Relatively few trekkers make it to this part of Morocco and it's usual to have the trails to ourselves, as we penetrate to the heart of this red granite massif.
Drive approximately 120 kilometres to Ait Lhaj. After lunch, we begin trekking, mostly downhill for 2 to 3 hours to our first camp among the palms at the oasis of Ait Moussa.
Trek through the Tazayoute Gorge and cross the low col of the Tizi n'Timsguida. Lunch by the river, then a short afternoon walk of to the palm groves at Targa n'Touchka. 5 - 6 hours walking.
We have time to explore the oasis of Targa n'Touchka, before setting off to hike through a landscape of argan, almond and olive trees. We pass through small Berber villages, en route to Imzie. 5 hours walking with minimal ascent.
Through the Tagdichte Gorge and across the Tizi n' Tikki (1300m) to Inzguerne. Lunch by the river and then afternoon walk to Ait Iften. (1500m). 7 hours walking with 1270 metres of ascent.
We follow a shepherds trail to the summit of Jebel Lekst at 2359 metres. Then, it's a long descent via Anergui to Anamer. 7 hours trekking with 760 metres of ascent and 1360 metres of descent.
Morning trek to Tafraoute. Lunch and opportunity for souvenir buying. Drive across the Tizi Mlil and on to Agadir where we check into our hotel. 3 hours walk, 2 hour transfer. Hotel.
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Tour will be including:
√ All transportation √ Accommodation in Gite/Rufege/camp √ Service of guide, cook and mule √ All meals