Period : All the year around
Duration: 8 days
Level: Easy

Day 1: Agadir – Ait Baha – Tizi Ozzemmour.
Arrival in Agadir, immediate departure by minibus to Ait Baha and the Tanalte road. A short warm-up walk to get to the tents near Tizi Ozzemmour (1100 m altitude).

Day 2: Tizi Ozzemmour – Taghzout – Mirgane – Imi N’Taghzout.
Departure for Taghzout (optional ascent to the summit at 1950 m altitude), and then on the village of Mirgane. We will explore several isolated villages in this desolate terrain. We pitch camp near Imi N’Taghzout (1600 m altitude).

Days 3 and 4: Imi N’Taghzout – Ait Iftane -Tagdicht.
Descend to the village of Aït Iftane at the foot of Jbel Lesk, then across the massif revealing a magnificent view over the Ameln and Tafraoute valleys. Then down to Tagdichte.

Day 5: Tagdicht – Tafraoute – Aguerd Oudad.
A hike against a wonderful sunlit backdrop of ancient pink granite rocks. There is time to explore the forests of palm trees at Tafraoute with its superb old houses. Camp is set up near Aguerd Oudad (1000 m altitude).

Day 6: Aguerd Oudad – Ait Mansour.
Through the village of Dousderm and up to the Amanouz plateau (1650 m altitude) to get to the Aït Mansour gorge. Camp is set up in the valley.

Day 7: Ait Mansour – Agadir.
A walk through the Aït Mansour valley under the shade of palm trees a final picnic beside the river followed by the return journey to Agadir.
A well-deserved night of comfort in one of the hotels in Agadir.

Day 8: Transfer and departure. End of Tizi Services

Please do not hesitate to contact Tizi Trekking if you require any further information.

What to Bring

For Tizi Trekking you need to prepare as you would for walking in any mountain region; it can be warm and sunny during the day but the weather in the mountains can quickly change from sunshine to snow and cold winds (autumn through late spring). Please do not leave any rubbish behind you; carry out what you carry in.

Tizi trekking are tailored to match the season and your level of fitness. You have the choice of basing yourself in Berber Guesthouses, from where you can take daily walks, or you can Atlas Mule Trek for 2+ days. On mule treks you usually have the choice of staying in Berber Guesthouse/with families or wild camping in 2-person tents. In addition to regular packing, here is a Check List for Tizi trekking:

  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse
  • Trekking pants
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants