High Atlas Mountains short escape

A short two-full day trek to discover the breathtaking landscapes of the High Atlas

Beyond the well-trodden paths of Toubkal mountains, this short 2-day trek will take you to the Toubkal national park. Home to some of the Morocco’s finest mountain scenery, this remote and rarely visited region of the High Atlas is an area of outstanding natural beauty where we can experience some the most spectacular landscapes of the High Atlas without seeing other trekkers or staying at crowded campsites. Accompanied by experienced guides and a crew of Berber muleteers, our stunning trekking itinerary begins in the picturesque Ourika valley and leads us through the impressive Yagour Mountains. Many excellent walking trails, charming Berber villages, peaceful valleys, breathtaking 360° panoramic views in all directions, soaring snow capped peaks and delicious food are just a few of the innumerable and unforgettable experiences to be had here.

Details and price quote of this short trek

Highlights of this two days short trek

  • Rarely trekked itinerary offering breathtaking sceneries
  • The warmth and hospitality of the Moroccan people
  • Trekking through lush valleys and tradional Berber villages
  • Fascinating insight into the Berber culture and way of life
  • Private and comfortable mobile tented camping
  • Pack mules to carry your luggage during the trek
  • Fully supported low altitude trek in a wilderness environment

Price quote - 2 days high Atlas trek

The cost of this 2-day trek is subject to change – increase or decrease – depending on the number of persons in the group, the category of camp you would like to stay in, the currency fluctuation and the period of departure. The exact cost of your selected trekking holiday will be confirmed to you at the time of booking. The suggested trek shown on our website is prepared few months before the start of your holiday. For your guidance, this 2-day trek start from $227 per pers based on 2 people travelling.

Services included in the tour price

  • All land transportation by private air-conditioned vehicles
  • An expert Berber tour guide speaking fluent English
  • 1 night Accommodation in a private tented camp
  • Full board included during the trekking days
  • Pack mules to carry your luggages durin the trek
  • Mineral bottled water provided daily
  • Professional Liability Insurance

Is this short trek for you ?

This short 2-day trek is suitable for most people in good health and age groups. This trek is rated moderate with an average of 10-12 miles, including 5 hours of hiking per day. A reasonable level of fitness and previous trekking experience is required as there are significant ascents and descents, varying from 500 to 750 meters altitude. It’s very important to keep in mind that you are not walking on flat and paved surfaces. Most of the trails in the Atlas mountains are on uneven and rocky paths, often mule trails, which may have rocks, pebbles, and roots strewn along the way.

Best time to do this trek

This 2-day trek into the high Atlas mountains can be undertaken from late February to late November. The best time to go hiking in high Atlas is during spring season, from late March to late June and in autumn, which starts in early September through to early November. Warm duvet and blankets, as well as hot water bootles are provided to keep you warm when getting colder at night.

What our mobile tented camps look like ?

When walking and trekking in the high Atlas mountains, the overnight stay will be tented camping style. Mobile tented camping is the most practical option to discover some of Atlas’ most breathtaking scenery and wilderness areas. With us you will camp in comfortable and spacious tents equipped with shower facilities. Camping in tents allows you to enjoy brightly star-lit nights and constellations of the high Atlas. At the end of each walking or trekking day, there is nothing quite like arriving to your camp in the afternoon after an exhilarating hiking day. You will find that your ever-friendly Berber crew have everything in hand. Tents set up, afternoon tea or coffee and food ready to go. With the sights and sounds of nature close at hand, our private camp provides the ideal accommodation for lovers of the great outdoors. For more details, take a look at our mobile tented camps.

Detailed tour itinerary of this trek

The detailed day to day itinerary and exact price quote of this 3-day high Atlas trek will be sent to you on simple request. Please send your request to contcat@morocco-private-tours.com and one of our travel consultants will send you – within 48 hours – the day to day trip programme and all detailed information you need to know about your selected trek. Please feel free to contact Atlas Sahara Explore if you have any questions, we remain at your entire service for any further information you may need.

More details about this High Atlas 2 days trek

Accommodation in luxury tented camps

With 10 years of experience, we understand that cleanliness and access to high quality facilities are nearly always at the top of the camper’s check list. That’s why we have dedicated time and effort into making our mobile tented camps something for us to be proud of. When going for a trek with us into the high Atlas mountains, you will enjoy a truly authentic experience and you will camp in very comfortable and spacious luxury tents equipped with comfortable mattresses, proper bed, pillows and warm duvets, all covered with fine and cozy bedding.

All meals are included on our Treks

Unlike many local travel companies and for a truly stress-free holiday with all your needs catered for well in advance of your departure. All meals are included on our trips and you can relax knowing that all your meals are paid for and the only thing left to do is sit back and enjoy your food. You can minimize your day to-day spending and it’s also relaxing being able to order a good food without having to worry about the extra cost. Delicious food is certainly one of the highlights of travelling in morocco.

Pre- and post-tour Extensions

If you would like to extend your stay in Morocco for a couple of days before or after your guided tour to enjoy the ultimate flexibility and freedom to see a little more of Morocco at your own pace or to have plenty of time visiting Marrakech, Atlas Sahara Explore can make all the arrangements you need to extend your holiday with lots of ideas for what to do and where to stay. Our optional pre- and post-tour extensions offer you the perfect opportunity if you like to explore some attractions and must-see places that are not included on this tour itinerary.

Trekking holidays led by expert guides

All of our walking and trekking tours are led by expert Berber guides who speak fleuntly several foreign languages. Our well-trained guides are passionate and knowledgeable, they will take you to explore stunning places, and above all they will show you high Atlas the way it should be seen. To ensure that your trekking experience is filled with accurate information, our local guides will help you discover awe-inspiring landscapes and will give you an-indepth culture immersion that can open doors to a deeper understanding of the places your going to visit.

Touring variety and best trek choices

We offer options for every budget and travel style. Of course, our specialty will always be small group, guided treks to Morocco’s incredible places. But we also offer trekking holidays for larger groups. For those seeking more freedom, our self-guided packages include all services needed, but no guides and no touring schedule. Our luxury treks are designed for those who seek luxury in their travels. Finally, we can also customize any trek we offer or create a special one just for you. 

Our Commitment to the Environment

Far from the purely commercial tourism, ultimate duty for our company and all those involved in tourism development to protect the environment and natural resources as part of the main objective for responsible and sustainable tourism. However we do, we are aware that we’re having an impact on the environment and the whole team of ASE endeavours to minimize this impact by travelling in small groups who make less impact than big ones. We also engage in projects that make the environment sustainable and contribute to improving it.

Treks offering Enriching Experiences

We aim to offer all our guests visiting the high Atlas mountains a deep insight into the Berber culture, authentic experiences and memorable trekking holidays. For all nature lovers and adventure seekers out, we do our best to offer you incredible trekking experiences that will blow your mind, change your world view and let you dig down deep into foreign culture. Walking and hiking with us will guarantee you unforgettable memories you will treasure for a long time and above all you will be in great and safe hands throughout your trekking holiday.

Trekking tours that fit all Budgets

We offer a selection of walking and trekking tours that has been charted to fit all budgets, big and small. The cost of your selected trek will depend on the accommodation category and all services provided. We always offer a premium service and affordable treks, and we’re committed to making you receive the worth of each penny that you spend on your trek. Your satisfaction is important, that’s why we offer a money-back guarantee in case the trek you went on was lower in value.

Trip Note and useful information

We supply detailed trip notes with useful information to assist you with planning for your holiday and advise you of what to expect during your time in Morocco. Our pre-tour information has been prepared to provide you with as much information as possible about your forthcoming adventure. Once your selected trip is fully booked, the detailed trip notes will be sent to you to help you prepare for your trip, with important logistical information and answers to questions regarding tour arrangements and equipment you need for the planned activity.

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