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Nomadic Berber Migration
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This is a very rare chance to experience Nomadic Berber life with a Moroccan Berber family as they make there bi-annual migration with there goats and sheep from the High Atlas to the lower Dades valley’s and vice versa depending on the time of year. We will spend 11 days with our family and share in there Nomadic lifestyle. It really is a unique insight into how a traditional Moroccan Berber family still experience a nomadic way of life. We will end our experience with a free day in Marrakech to explore the exotic charms of this bustling city.

 
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ITINERARY 1 - AUTUMN 19 September - 29 September: tour style = Berber Camping, hotel Marrakech.

Berber Migration day 1: Arrival and hotel in Marrakech.
Berber Migration day 2: Transfer by minivan or 4x4 to Tamda (nomads camp starting transhumance), overnight in camp with nomads family. We visit the Ouzoud Cascades. Lunch in Azilal.
Berber Migration day 3: Tamada – Pass Tizi-n-Tirghiste (2629m) – Izourar plateau 2525m, Leaving a first camp to Izourar lake through Tizi –n-Tirghiste with panoramic view to Aït Bougummez valley, camp in Izourar, 5 h walk. Overnight at our nomad camp.
Berber Migration day 4: Izourar – Tizi –n- Igourane 3200m. To reach Tizi-n-Igourane pass, 4 h walk in Izourar plateau. Overnight at our nomad camp
Berber Migration day 5: Tizi –n- Igourane – Tizi-n- Tamgmart (2976m) . Leaving Izourar plateau to across a big mountain of the Central High Atlas and camp in a foot of Tizi Tagmout pass, 4 to 5 h walk.
Berber Migration day 6: Tizi-n- Tamgmart – Imejdag 2380m. Descent to Oued Imjedag and camp near of the river, 4 h walk, camp.
Berber Migration day 7: Imejdag – Tizi-n-Toudate 2800m- Imjegarne 1800m. After breakfast, start walking through Toudate pass (2800m), and descent to Imjedeg, 4 and ½ hours of walk. Overnight at our nomad camp.
Berber Migration day 8: Imejgarne (2380m)- Tizi-n-Mademt – Aït Youl Dadès 1600m. This last stage with the nomads family will end towards the valley of Dadès, 4 to 5 hours of walking. Camp.
Berber Migration day 9: Transfer to Marrakech via Ourarzazate and lunch in Aït Ben Haddou village, night at Hotel in Marrakech.
Berber Migration day 10: free day in Marrakech.
Berber Migration day 11: Tour ends after breakfast

ITINERARY 2- SPRING 20th May - 30th May: tour style = Berber Camping, hotel Marrakech.

Berber Migration day 1: Arrival with the airport, transfer and night with the hotel
Berber Migration day 2: Transfer to the valley of southern Dadés pouring High Central Atlas. Stop lunch in Ouarzazate, after midday continuation towards the valley of Dadés or we will join the camping of the nomads with their herds of goat, sheep and camels. Installation of our camping at side.
Berber Migration day 3: Aït Youl Dadès 1600m- Tizi-n-Mademt – Imejgarne (2380m). We start from Dadès Valley to Tizi-n-Mademt pass with the nomads family, 4 to 5 hours of walking. Camp
Berber Migration day 4: Imjegarne 1800m– Tizi-n-Toudate 2658m- Imejdag (2400m). We go up to Tizi-n-Toudate pass and descent to Imejdag river. 5 hours of walk. Overnight at our nomad camp.
Berber Migration day 5: Imejdag 2400m - Tizi-n- Tamgmart (2976m). Ascent to Oued Imjedag and its plateau camp near of the river, and go to Tizi-n-Tamgmart pass, 4 to 5 h walk, camp at 2800m.
Berber Migration day 6: Tizi-n- Tamgmart (2976m)- Tizi –n- Igourane (3211m). Ascent to the pass and across a big mountain of the Central High Atlas and descent to Izourar plateau, Camp in a foot Tizi –n- Igourane pass (2800m), 4 to 5 h walk.
Berber Migration day 7: Tizi –n- Igourane 3200m- Izourar (2550). 4 h walk in Izourar plateau to reach the foot of Tizi n Tirghist (2540m) (Izourar),. Overnight at our nomad camp (in Izourar lake). Meeting of lot of nomads, where they decide to enter to the pasture zones. We can have the opportunity to participate to a big nomad party.
Berber Migration day 8: Izourar plateau 2525m- Pass Tizi-n-Tirghiste (2629m)-Tamada (2400m) Leaving the last camp with our nomad’s family in Izourar lake. Nice view on the Aït Bouguemmez valley (happy valley) through Tizi –n-Tirghiste to the Tamda camp, 5 h walk. Overnight at our nomad camp.
Berber Migration day 9: Good-bye Wandering friends. Transfer to Marrakech. Visit of the Ouzoud cascades and lunch. Arrival to Marrakech in the end of the afternoon.
Berber Migration day 10: visit of Marrakech.
Berber Migration day 11: transfer to the airport

Trip Highlights
 

Unique Adventure, Possibly no other product available like it.
Only two departures per year
3+ Star riad (hostel/hotel) in Marrakech
All inclusive & full board ( As per dossier)
Luxury Berber Camping 
Cooks prepare food
Mules or Camels carry clients rucksack.
English speaking guide
Airport transfer to joining hotel ( Arrival only)

INCLUDED IN TOTAL PRICE:
Transfer airport
joining Riad
All food
accommodation
mules or camels
guides
cooks
transport

 
 
 
 
 
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