This 3-day quad and trek will take you to explore old villages in Ounila Valley where Berber, Jewish and Harati live.
This is a very special tour which you can explore some very old and small Berber villages in the Ounila Valley, a narrow valley between Ait Ben Haddou and Telouet, south of the High Atlas mountains. Because of its strategic location between the Sahara and Marrakech, different people such as Berber, Jewish and Haratin live here together for many centuries. Visit old kasbahs and experience the simple way of life in this valley in your own quad.
Day 1: Ait Ben Haddou to Ait Fares by quad (35km)
We leave Ait Ben Haddou in the morning and drive through winding trails passing small Berber villages to Ait Fares. Upon arrival, we will have lunch. In the afternoon, we will trek around the surrounding Berber villages and see how traditional culture of Berber people. Overnight in a homestay in Ait Fares. (B,L,D)
Day 2: Ait Farés to Assaka (10km), Assaka to Addig (20km), Addig to Tighirine (5km), Tighirine to Anmiter (40km) by quad
Assaka and Addig are traditional Berber villages. After breakfast, you will be able to trek around in each village in and see their simple way of life. After lunch, we continue our way to Anmiter. Visit and overnight at the beautiful Majorelle kasbah. (B,L,D)
Day 3: Anmiter to Tighza (18km), Tighza to Telouet (10km), Telouet to Ait Ben Haddou (45km) by quad
After breakfast, we continue our drive from Anmiter to Tighza, where we can trek around and visit a salt mine, surrounded by colorful rocks in the mountains. Then we drive another 10km to visit the beautiful Kasbah of Telouet, where the famous Glaoui family resided before independence. We will have lunch in front of this kasbah with a panorama view. After lunch, we begin to drive to Ait Ben Haddou. (B,L,D)
MINIMUM NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN A GROUP IS 2 AND MAXIMUM IS 6.
Please email us for prices.
1. If you need a pick-up and transfer from Marrakech to Ait Ben Haddou in 4×4 (4 hours via Tichka Pass), we can arrange this transfer one day before your tour.
2. After this tour, we can also arrange transportation for you to visit other places in south Morocco, or back to Marrakech on the same night or next morning, at an extra cost. Please email us for arrangement.