Sikkim Bhutan Trek

What a wonderful time we had on our trip! It was so well organised...from all World Expeditions' help at the planning stage to the actual trip itself. In particular, we absolutely loved the trekking and that was largely due to our fantastic guide Norboo. He was so focused on our having a great experience...from the food (our requests were always fufilled) to our comfort on the trek, and our safety.

Michelle | New South Wales
 
 

High Atlas Trek

A superb introduction to the mountains and traditions of Morocco, this trip combines a trek in the High Atlas Mountains with visits to the medinas and palaces of Marrakesh. Explore the narrow alleyways of the souqs and admire exquisite architecture in one of the country's most impressive imperial cities. Outside the bustle of Marrakesh we walk through traditional Berber villages, following trails to alpine pastures set beneath the impressive backdrop of the peaks of the High Atlas mountain range. We learn to respect the simplicity of life in these mountain villages and are awed by spectacular scenery. An ascent of Jebal Toubkal (4167m), the highest mountain in Morocco, is something to aim for on our trek. Not to be under-estimated, reaching the summit is a great achievement and a fitting highlight to round out this adventure.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Marrakesh
DAY 2 Visit medinas, palaces and gardens in Marrakesh
DAY 3 At leisure in Marrakesh
DAY 4 Drive to Azzadene Valley, commence trek
DAYS 5/8 Trek through Berber villages
DAY 9 Ascend Mt Toubkal (4167m)
DAY 10 Complete trek at Imlil, drive to Marrakesh
DAY 11 Trip concludes Marrakesh

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Trip Code: HAT
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  11 days
Activities:  Trekking
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Next Trip:  24 August 2014
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price: $1,360.00 USD

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