Zat valley

Zat valley

Marrakech
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    The valley of the Wadi Zat, although close to Marrakech, remained long enclave. It is however one of the main historical passages of the caravans between the North and the South of the Kingdom. The valley is home to about 80 douars (Berber village), nearly 25,000 inhabitants and very few tourists! It is therefore an opportunity to discover a Morocco remained very authentic and one hour from Marrakech.

    The 4x4 car will take the road to Tighdouine, chief town of the town. There, you will meet your guide, orginaire of the valley and who will tell you about the valley and its inhabitants.

    The trail climbs to the Ait Inzal of the mountain in a landscape of beauty: villages clinging to the side of the mountain and shaded by olive trees and ash trees. Terraced crops exploit the smallest cultivable area.

    You will then meet your muleteers and his mules which will allow you, in less than one hour, to reach the lodging of Ait Ali where will be served lunch.

    From the refuge, it is easy to reach the douars of Ait Ali and Igoudmane.

    In the afternoon, descent, with the mules, to Talatast, the village of potters with beautiful houses built in red stone. About fifteen craftsmen work there and some will offer you small objects that are easy to transport. You will be invited to take tea at a village inhabitant.

    Back in Tighdouine, you will find the car for the return to Marrakech that you will reach in the late afternoon.

     

    OUR OFFER INCLUDES

        4x4 tour with driver, all expenses included, even fuel
        The services of the local guide
        Services of the muleteer and mules
        Homestay tea

        Lunch at the refuge
        local taxes

    OUR OFFER DOES NOT INCLUDE

        drinks, extra and any personal expenses
        any benefit that is not explicitly mentioned above
        tips

     

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    The valley of the Oued Zat, although close to Marrakech, has long been enclosed. Yet this is one of the main historical passages caravans between North and South of the Kingdom. The valley is home to around 80 douars (Berber village), nearly 25,000 residents and few tourists! It is therefore an opportunity to discover Morocco remained very authentic at only one hour from Marrakech.

    The 4x4 will take the road to Tighdouine, the main “town”. There, you'll meet your guide, native of the valley and who will talk about the valley and its inhabitants.

    The track ascends to the Ait Inzal in a beautiful landscape: villages clinging to the mountain side and shaded by olive trees and ash trees. Terracing exploit any arable land.

    You will then meet your mule and mules that will allow you, in less than an hour to reach the house of Ait Ali where lunch will be served.

    From the refuge, it is easy to reach the douars Ait Ali and Igoudmane.

    In the afternoon, descent, with the mules to Talatast the pottery village with beautiful houses built of red stone. Fifteen craftsmen work there and offer you some small souvenirs easy to carry. Guests are invited to take tea with a villager.

    Back in Tighdouine, you will find the car to return to Marrakech which you reach by the end of the afternoon. 

     

    Please for prices contact us.

    The 4x4 ride, driver and fuel are also included Included:

    • The services of the tour leader
    • The services of the mules
    • Tea with a local
    • Lunch at the refuge
    • Local taxes
    • Not included:
    • Drinks, extras and any personal purchases
    • Any performance not mentioned
    • Tips