EUR 1,419.00

Morocco - Bering's great Morocco Adventure

Trekking in the Atlas Mountains, going on a camel tour, sleeping in Bedouin tents, seeing ancient fortresses in the mountain villages and ending off with visiting the lively Marrakech. If exotic destinations are just something for you, if the winding mountain trails fascinates you, or if you want to introduce your children to cultures that are distant from their own, then Morocco is a great destination for a memorable family vacation. Morocco is also a destination where you get a lot of experiences for little money. This adventure travel offers many different experiences and sides of Morocco. Marrakech is the perfect introduction to Moroccan culture and a great place to get in touch with it. An easy hike between the Berber villages in the Atlas Mountains offers both great natural beauty and a glimpse of the fascinating Berber culture. You will have the experience of an overnight in the desert - an experience you will remember for life. A few days relaxing stay at the coast, will allow you to process the many experiences.

Highlights on this tour

  • Stay in traditional Moroccan guesthouses
  • 4 days of easy trekking in the Atlas Mountains
  • Overnight stay in the desert
  • Visit the well-preserved fortified town of Ait Ben Haddou
  • Try a traditional steam bath in a hammam
  • Beach life and freshly caught fish in Essaouira
  • Street performers and market stalls in the lively Marrakech


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Day 1 Arrival in Marrakech. Transfer to the riad

By arrival to Marrakech you will be picked up in the airport by our local collaborator and transferred to your riad in Marrakech. A riad is a traditional Moroccan guesthouse with an inner courtyard or garden. The house is typically carefully refurbished, and pleasant surroundings and a high level of service is very characteristic for the stay. The riad’s has created many local jobs, and it does not get much more Moroccan.

Day 2 Transfer to Imlil. Trek to Tachedirt (2,300m / 7,546ft)

Will be picked up at your riad and transferred to Imlil, situated in 1740 meters altitude (5,708 ft.). From here you will walk over the mountain pass Tizi 'n Tamatert (2,279 m/ 7,477ft.) to Tacheddirt. The walking tour takes about 4 hours. Tacheddirt is the highest situated village in the Atlas Mountains. Most houses in the city are built of mud and straw, which makes them blend very well into the surrounding mountain scenery. You will stay in a local guesthouse. (B, L, D)

Day 3 Trek from Tachedirt to Imsker (1,600m / 5,250ft)

From Tacheddirt you will continue your walk through the mountain landscape to Imsker. The path runs through the beautiful valley of Imanene  and its many Berber villages. Berbers are traditionally farmers and make up about half of the Moroccan population. After about 5 hours of hiking you will be reaching the guesthouse in Imsker, where you will stay for the night. (B, L, D)

Day 4 Trek from Imsker to Tizi Oussem (1,900m / 6,233ft)

From Imsker you will walk up over the mountain pass Tizi n 'Lbour. From here you will cross the valley of Imlil, before passing another beautiful mountain pass - Tizi n 'Tacht. The path leads you through the valley of Azzadene, and after around 6 hours of hiking, you will be reaching the village of Tizi Oussem, where you will spend the night in a local guesthouse. Here you will have the opportunity to try a steam bath in a traditional hammam. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Trek from Tizi Oussem to Imlil (1,740m / 5,708ft)

On your last trekking day the walk will bring you around to Imlil, the starting point for your trek. You will be passing the waterfalls of Ighouliden and going over the mountain pass of Tizi M'zzik. After about 5 hours walk, you will be back in Imlil, where you spend the night in a local guesthouse in this lively oasis of a village, which is the starting point of many treks into the Atlas Mountains. (B, L, D)

Day 6 From Imlil to the Gorge of Dades by car

After breakfast you will be leaving Imlil in car. Driving through mountain passes and Berber villages, until you reach the desert. You will pass Kasbahs situated on the rivershores and build into hillsides. A Kasbah is a fortified village; originally build for local leaders to live safely in. The drive will continue through the Valley of Roses to your accommodation site in the Gorge of Dades, situated in the dry but colorful and gorgeous Valley of Dades. (B, L, D)

Day 7 On camel back into the desert

After breakfast you are transferred to the Todra Gorge, and after a brief stop there, the tour continues to the beautiful sand dune landscape at Erg Chebbis. You will arrive mid-afternoon, and from here the adventures takes you on a camel ride into the desert. You will spend this night in Bedouin tents. The sunset from here is marvelous, and after watching it you will be ready to enjoy a wonderful dinner in the great desert. (B, L, D)

Day 8 Transfer to Ait Ben Haddou

After sunrise and breakfast in the Saharan atmosphere you will get back on the camels and ride back. Then the tour takes you to Ait Ben Haddou, which is one of the most well preserved kasbahs in Morocco. Ait Ben Haddou listed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. Inside the ramparts, the buildings stand close to each other. Some are very modest, others small castles with towers and beautiful decorations. You will stay in Ait Ben Haddou for the night. (B, L, D)

Day 9 Ait Ben Haddou - Taroudant

From Ait Ben Haddou you will continue through a wonderful volcanic landscape to Taroudant, a charming city that is hidden behind high walls. The city is also called the 'Marrakech's Grandma', and the markets and the old caravan route create a great atmosphere. Spend the rest of the day exploring the narrow streets, buy memorable souvenirs from local crafts people or visit a tea house. Overnight at hotel. (B)

Day 10-12 Essaouira

Through lushly green argan forest you will drive to Essaouira, a friendly town on the Atlantic coast. Here it is possible to kick back and relax, and should you have too much energy for the sun terrace, you can go and explore the narrow streets of the city, or stroll along the beach. In the morning you can watch the fishing boats unload their catch of sardines at the harbor. In the evening, enjoy a dinner of lovely freshly court fish, on of the charming harbor restaurants. You will spend three nights in Essaouri, with the days at your own disposal. (B)

Day 13-14 Marrakech

On day 13 you will be driven to Marrakech, where you will spend the last two nights. The glorious centerpiece of the city is Djemaa el Fna - an enchanting, exotic, oriental experience of snake charmers, acrobats and performing storytellers. In the evening you will have the opportunity to purchase a meal from one of the many small food stalls serving delicious kebabs, seafood, soups and salads. The medinas and markets in the city are bursting with a colorful mix of woven carpets, fruit and yarns of wool. Behind small gates you will find the beautifully forged monuments of late Sultans, old picturesque palaces and Koranic schools. Take your time to sit down at one of the many street cafes and observe the busy crowd passing by. You will stay two nights in Marrakech. (B)

Day 15 Transfer to airport for departure

You will be picked up at your riad and taken to the airport for departure.

B = Breakfast
L = Lunch
D = Dinner

Price includes

  • All transportation according to the program
  • 3 nights stay in Marrakech in a double room at a tourist-class hotel/riad
  • 1 night stay in Dades in a double room at a tourist-class hotel/riad
  • 1 night stay at a riad in Ait Ben Haddou
  • 1 night stay at tourist class hotel riad in Taroudant
  • 3 nights stay at a tourist class hotel/riad in Essaouira
  • A 4 day/3 nights trek as described in the program with accommodation in guesthouses
  • 2 day/1 night camel tour with accommodation in tents
  • Half-day guided sightseeing tour of Taroudant
  • Half-day guided sightseeing tour of Marrakech
  • Meals according to program
  • Local English speaking guide, cook and muleteers
  • Mules for transporting luggage
  • This is a packaged holiday and is therefore covered by The Travel Guarantee Fund - See which benefits this means for you - click here
Not included
  • Flights to/from Marrakech
  • Soft drinks for meals
  • Tips to driver, guide, cook and muleteers (about €110,- per participant)
  • Handling fee (EUR 20)
EUR 1,419.00

Practical info

General information

This is an individual trip. This means, it is only you who are on the trip and you have your own guide and carriers. For example, if you do not mind being put together with other travelers, then you can let us know and we will put you together with others if they have the same wish.

On this tour you have a local guide and cook on the tour. Your guide speaks English, is an expert in the area and has completed the tour many times before.

Notice: If you open the booking form, fill it out and go to page two, you can save your quote and have it sent to your email as a pdf. This way you can easily send it to others who can then see the price and exactly what is included. When you have saved the quote you can easily restart the booking and you will not need to enter all the information again.

Dates of departure
This tour can be arranged on the starting day of your choice all year round. Note that in the winter months (November to March) the daylight is shorter, and therefore there will be small changes in the route. There will also be snow at the top of Toubkal, and you might need extra equipment, which can be rented locally.

How to get there

The flights to/from Marrakech are not included in the price. You can easily find a suitable flight via a flight booking engine such as Momondo or Skyscanner.

Notice: we recommend that you book with us and wait for the confirmation before you book your flight.

It works like this:

  1. You book your chosen holiday with us
  2. We confirm your holiday (usually within 48 hours)
  3. You arrange your transportation

Airport transfers
When you arrive at the airport you will be picked up and driven to the hotel in Marrakech. You will also be driven back after the trip ends.

Book a quote
If you prefer that we handle your flight, then we would be happy to arrange this for you. You simply book a quote below the map on this page and we will return with a quote as soon as possible (usually within 48 working hours). Please note that we add a handling fee of 45 euro to each flight and this means that the flight will be cheaper if you book it yourself.


In Marrakech, Ait Ben Haddou, Dades, Taroudant you will stay at so-called "riads" which is a nice tourist class hotel where breakfast is included. On the trek you will stay in guesthouses and on the camel tour to the desert, you will spend the night in traditional Bedouin tents.

Food & Drink

In Marrakech, Essaouira and Taroudant, breakfast is included, but you must purchase the other meals. On the trek and the camel tour all meals are included with the option to purchase soft drinks.

A day on the trek

A typical trekking day begins with a wake-up time between 06:00 and 6:30. After breakfast you will pack your luggage on the mules and begin the walking around 8.00. Around noon you will have a nice long lunch break before continuing on the afternoon walk. You will typically arrive to your accommodation in the middle of the afternoon.

Route & Difficulty

This tour has difficulty grade 2.

Grade 2
Easier walking at reasonable good paths. The walking time will be 4-6 hours usually in hilly terrain. Every one in good health and a normal physical fitness can participate. Luggage is mostly transported and you only go with a lighter backpack. Requires good footwear such as trekking shoes or hiking boots.

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Practical information and packing list

When booking this trip, you will receive our practical information and a suggested packing list for the trip.

From March to October are good months for this trip where the temperatures in spring and autumn are 20-25 degrees C. In the summer it is hot with over 30 degrees in the low-lying areas. The tour can be arranged with daily arrivals to Marrakech year round, even in the winter. In the period from November to February it cools down in low-lying regions with daily temperatures between 10-15 degrees.
Here is some general climate data for Marrakech, as seen on 
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