Nomad homestay in the High Atlas mountains
Stay with nomads, Learn about their special lifestyle and share their daily tasks. A unique homestay in the Moroccan High Atlas mountains, get to spend a night with nomads and learn their culture.
Homestay in Morocco with this tribe is a rare opportunity to experience the life of the last nomads in Morocco, see how they live each day taking care of themselves and their animals. The experience with nomads can be done in only three days with two nights in the nomad tent, but also the experience can be longer as much as you want it to be.
Program: Homestay in the High Atlas mountains
Day 1: Marrakech- Ouzoud waterfalls – Bougmez valley – Tamda
Our driver/guide will pick you up at your riad at 08h and take you to the biggest waterfalls of Morocco; the Cascades d’ Ouzoud, where you admire the falls and enjoy a break. Then you drive through amazing landscapes that offer lots of opportunities to take pictures towards the happy valley of Ait Bougmez Once in the valley, you drive towards Tamda where the nomads are settled in their tents in the wild. When you reach the nomads’ camp, you will meet the nomad family and stay overnight in tents.
Day 2: Full day with nomads in Tamda
Depending on your interests, what you enjoy and whether you are male or female, there will things to do to help the nomads in their daily activities. It might be bringing the water from its source, collecting the wood for the fire, tending the grazing goats or camels, and so on. No matter what you do, we know your days with the Amazigh (Berber) nomads will be a life-changing experience, expanding your appreciation of life’s precious moments, both big and small. Overnight in tents.
Day 3: Tamda – Ait Mhamed – Azilal – Marrakech
After breakfast, you say goodbye to the family of nomads and begin the return to Marrakech. Your guide will take a different route – to Azilal via Ait M’hamed then to Marrakech so the journey is a new one, not a repeat.
End of your trip: Homestay in the High Atlas mountains
The price depends on the number of people and the season.
Details about nomad homestay in High Atlas mountains:
During trekking in the Atlas mountains, you’ll have a modern two-person tent. For the nomad homestay, you’ll have your own tent or share the traditional goat-wool sleeping just as your host family.
Meals: Tagines, Couscous, Askkif, which is a nomadic style soup, and Abadir, nomadic bread, as well as other traditional meals.
Mules will carry your luggage during the trip.