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TREK FACTS

Waterfalls of Jbel Aoulime: 3 nights/4 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Day 1

1. Depart Taroudant to trek start at Afensou

2. Berber lunch at the guesthouse Les Terrasses de l’Atlas

3. Trek to foot of Jbel Aoulime (3,550 m)

4. Overnight wild camping and barbeque

Day 2

1. Day treking and visiting Berber villages on the slopes of Jbel Aoulime

2. Overnight wild camping and tagine dinner

Day 3

1. Trek to Iril

2. Downhill trek to Afensou

3. Overnight at Les Terrasses de l’Atlas

Day 4:

1. Return to Taroudant

Waterfalls of Jbel Aoulime: 3 nights/4 days

Trek Grade: Moderate

Trek through gorges and oasis gardens to Jbel Aoulime and explore any of a dozen waterfalls. Experience the panoramic views and dramatic landscapes as the trek takes you from the slopes of the peak down to Afensou to enjoy the hammam and a final night at Les Terrasses de l'Atlas guest house.

Day 1: Taroudant - Afensou - Jbel Aoulime

1 hour drive by 4x4 from Taroudant to a village near Afensou. Starting from a panoramic pass, half an hour’s walk to a typical Berber village for a tea with a family. 3 km walk (100m ascent) to Afensou through a gorge and oasis gardens, with a stop for swimming.  Berber lunch at the guesthouse Les Terrasses de l’Atlas. Drive 4x4 track to Imoulas (30 min). Approx 5 km walk (300 m ascent) on a cliff track. 4x4 drive amongst almond trees and then walnut trees. 1 hour walk to the foot of Jbel Aoulime (3,550 m) up to some waterfalls (250 m ascent). Wild camping at 1,750 m by trees and an irrigation channel.  Barbecue and fire.

Day 2: Slopes of Jbel Aoulime

Walk back on the track past Berber villages (1 hour). Mule path to Iril (250 m ascent) for 1.5 hours to another Berber village on the slopes of Jbel Aoulime for a panoramic picnic. Walk down a narrow valley (1 hour) to the first waterfalls to a wild camp site. Exploration of any of a dozen of waterfalls. Tajine dinner and camp fire.

Day 3: Jbel Aoulime - Iril - Afensou

Walk back to Iril and downhill for 3 hours, descending 1000 m over 3 hours through a gorge and dramatic landscape. Picnic on the way, probably by a stream, then 7 km walk (about 1.5 hours) or drive if tired. Aperitif and hammam at the Berber guesthouse Les Terrasses de l’Atlas. Drive by 4x4 track down to Taroudant.

Aperitif, hammam, dinner, B&B at the Berber guesthouse Les Terrasses de l’Atlas.

Day 4: Afensou - Taroudant

Drive by 4x4 track down to Taroudant.

 

What’s included

Camping gear including sleeping bags and sheet liners;  transport of all luggage; good food; guiding; 4x4 assistance; all non alcoholic drinks; hammam; transfers to and from Taroudant.

Duration
3 nights/4 days
Season
All Year
Location
Taroudant
Trip Grade
Moderate