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Midelt

Midelt, the sort of place people pass through, is situated on the main road between Fes and Merzouga, about a 200 km drive from the bustling cities of Meknes and Fes to the south. It’s really a place worth a short break between Fez and the desert. Geographically, it is situated in the high plains surrounding the Mlouya River, between the Middle and High Atlas Mountain ranges, The city's elevation is 1,508 meters (4,948 ft), making it one of the highest large towns in Morocco. With the majestic Ayachi Mountain(3737m) looming over the city and its picturesque landscape complimenting the simplicity of the town, Midelt is a destination in Morocco that is definitely worth exploring. Not only are the surrounding natural wonders a major attraction in Midelt, but it is a town that overflows with traditional creativity and friendly locals who are eager to welcome visitors and share their extraordinary city with all those who visit. To experience the magnificence of the lunar landscapes of Midelt, tourists are recommended to include this wonderful city in their itinerary. Due to its high elevation, Midelt enjoys a very pleasant temperature during the day, allowing visitors to explore the town and its attractions comfortably. It’s also a good base for some off-road exploring, most notably Jebel Ayachi, which can be climbed without any technical experience. The vast countryside offers a beautiful landscapes canyon of lakes and pictures of rural Berber life and Kasbah . The mountainous space of the city is located at the south of Midelt -west of the city. With tops reaching more 3200m, this abounding space combined with rich culture, offers up several possibilities for practicing sports related to the activity of mountain tourism. The Middle Atlas is enclaved by highlands, with altitudes higher than 1000 m, in a central position between Rif, the High Atlas. One of the most frequented sites in Midelt is located approximately an hour out of the town: the Kasbah Myriem. It is a Christian monastery that is home to five monks, while nuns occupy the accommodation across the way from the monastery. Here, local girls are educated in the fine art of making carpets, which are then sold to the public. Another noteworthy attraction, which is located near the town, is El Karma Couscous, where the women of the village invite visitors to participate in their workshops to learn how to make hand-rolled couscous, which has been a part of their tradition for centuries. Midelt is a French creation, second in the country to Casablanca to receive electricity- built to coordinate the large-scale mining of lead and gypsum in the area. Thank to its location, Midelt offers a great departure to the Middle Atlas Mountains and those who would like to climb the highest pick of Jebel el Ayachi at 3737 metres.

Circle of JAFFAR

The Circle of JAFFAR is 80 km long trip around a hollow in the mountain , It is a popular half to full-day excursion beginning and ending in Midelt. The unsurfaced road is in quite good condition and lingers beneath the Ayachi Mountain, the highest part of the eastern High Atlas. The road leads by a number of sweet villages of yellow adobe houses, where apple growing seems to be the main activity. The most attractive among these is Sidi Amar, which has a nice Wednesday suuq. Oaks and cedars are scattered out in the countryside, and birdlife include crows and hawks. The area is often part of an excursion to the Ayachi Mountain, at 3,737 metres, which is easy to reach even for the inexperienced.

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Aouli Tunnels of hope

There are no people left now. The good old days of finding and excavating lead and silver belong to the time until the mid-1980's. But the setting is still telling many stories — all amplified by the spooky and lomesome location of today's Aouli. The remains of the everyday life of the 3000 people living here about 20 years ago is a large number of tunnels, aqueducts, aerial ropeways, the living quarters and houses that climb the walls of the surrounding mountains.

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Oudad valley

This trail you will discover some aspects of life in the valley of Ait Oudad, particularly on agriculture and architecture. It runs in a day. Including stop. Attention! Avoid photographing villagers. Do not distribute candy or other items to children would learn to beg you their! The trailhead is located 50 m to the kasbah Berrem under the walnut

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Tatiouine valley

Before you left bank of the river is a construction of semi ruined Ksar Tatiouine .This building was built by the inhabitants of semi Tatiouine transhumant fortified construction, high, corner towers with loopholes, it has often up to four levels there are stables, living quarters. Reserves. A staircase gives access to the terrace which is both a place of residence and the place is dried or crops. Ksar was related to the existence of an extended family or several: young men marry remain in the Ksar, the population was powerful by the number of members of each family. Its influence. Its labor force and its defensive strength. Currently, the Ksar has no raison d'être, as young couples prefer to build their house. The "Tighremt" lower, it is modular and when the family needs increase. It easily adds parts.

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Flilou Valley

Valley Flilou is Crops are arranged in terraces, water fed by irrigation canals. The seguias. Diverting the water of the river upstream. The water and carefully organized "water towers". Flilou in the valley is cultivated mainly wheat, barley, corn, potato, turnip, the onion, alfalfa. Crops are alternated these plants. Some gardens have appeared in recent years. Fruit trees are also grown. Soil fertility is maintained by crop rotation and a steady supply of manure brought stables and sheepfolds mule: Agriculture and animal husbandry are complementary and inseparable. Notice the placement of the houses, all located in borders of cultures. At the foot of the mountain: and they remain waiting outside any flood and especially cultivable land remain fully available, this provision is typical of Mediterranean countries, mountain or arable land is scarce and valuable. Down the path to the river, follow the river upstream left bank to Tatiouine.

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Gorge Barrem

Starting upstream of Wadi Oudad, which traces its route in these huge limestone gorges "taqqat" of some walnut and almond trees, birds, rodents and some reptiles find shelter and food, it is continuous in the water in the opposite direction of the current. Dikes along the river to feed the streams in the valleys downstream. Caves shaped by major floods millennia are used as sheep for sheep and cattle even the shepherd takes place inside. Out of the gorge, we take the pint to the valley of Flilou.

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ksar Barrem

Starting upstream of Wadi Oudad, which traces its route in these huge limestone gorges "taqqat" of some walnut and almond trees, birds, rodents and some reptiles find shelter and food,opposite direction of the current. it is continuous in the water in the

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A number of circuits in the parameter Midelt, the possibility of other interesting journey in the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas eastern desert are also available upon request ... The Kasbah is a set of adobe house built (compacted soil), the city of Midelt contains a large number of Kasbah: Tachaouite, Atman or Musa, or Tamoussa Alit, Bouzmella, Semoura kasbah ... These are constructed from two centuries month they are still inhabited. ARCHITECTURE KSAR: Three types of materials are used for the construction of a traditional house. 1. stone is used for the foundations 'foundation' and protection of exterior walls exposed to the weather (wind, rain) to the west. 2. the land is used in three forms: The cob: clay compacted pestle in an enclosed timber. Constitutes the bulk of the wall on which are often applied a coating of mud and straw. The adobe: brick rudimentary earth mixed with straw and dried in the sun. Used primarily for additions, as well as in the upper parts and decorate. The land (usually clay for waterproofing) covering the terraces is simply packed. 3. Wood (here, especially poplar) is used as beams and poles for framing. Finally, brush and branches supporting the earth of the terrace, a vacuum evacuates water to a large branch channel dug in the snow is quickly removed from the roof by the inhabitants of the house, because of infiltration LUNCH

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Our tour begins at Midelt in the kasbah or Atman Moussa, maze, many houses linked by lanes tunnel, this fortress was built by Berber Jews on the ratchet for ensured stability of the construction, it is fortified and provides and refuge to inhabitants against the attacks of other tribes.

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Myriem kasbah

There are not many Christian centres in Morocco, but Kasbah Myriem is an exception, and quite interesting to visit. It is less than a kilometre out of town. There are 5 Franciscan monks living in the monastery, while 6 nuns live in a house right across the street. The monastery also runs a carpet workshop for local girls, producing excellent carpets sold at rather expensive prices. And of course, the convent is open for all non-Christians The Franciscan Sisters arrived in 1926 to Midelt at the request of a French commander to take care of the infirmary in 1927 under the initiation of the wife of the commander, weaving is created, the idea he came in seeing the skill in weaving Berber women and little means they had at that time, the carpet could enable them to improve their living conditions. The direction of this workshop was entrusted to the sisters. In 1928, German prisoners worked on the expansion of the kasbah Myriem and created the terraced gardens. They had to use explosives to defeat the rock. The Sisters opened an orphanage to collect children. The girls stayed to learn embroidery and weaving, as a school for girls, the orphanage has been replaced by a boarding school for children living away from Midelt. A visit to the weaving is required.

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Without being either exact date, the region has been inhabited for many centuries by the Berbers, the original inhabitants of Morocco, they are socially organized into tribes, and the majority live in the Atlas Mountains and the Rif S at 17 °, all the tribes living on a well-defined territory. They make war but also form alliances, they therefore exercise their sovereignty by force. Each lives in one or more ksars or Berber villages (ighrmane Berber) which is the basic unit of social and political organization of the region, it is close to rivers, called wadis. At the end of resist potential attacks from enemy tribes, the Ksar is strengthened, in fact, are architecture is similar to that of the castle European Middle Ages. A ditch is dug around the Ksar, filled with water, and the earth is taken to build the houses inside the enclosure and the four towers sentinel defining it. All homes are built in compacted clay, called adobe, rammed earth is a traditional material-resistant, which keeps the heat in winter, cool in summer. It is isothermal. The entire operation of the tribe based on informal social practices and customary unwritten, but nevertheless well established and respected. Two people enjoy recognition in the eyes of other members of the tribe: The Imam, religious leader and spiritual Wise, representing the order in the Ksar. Ksar illustrates the social order, the plan ksars is invariable in the region. The only entrance is marked by ksar a door opening onto the large covered area for Tamsrite meeting room for JMAA "Meeting". The Tamsrite opens onto a central aisle, on which line all dwellings Traditionally, sheep are on the ground floor homes and living rooms are staged over, two, three or four levels . TEA mint, Homestay.

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Before you left bank of the river is a construction of semi ruined Ksar Tatiouine .This building was built by the inhabitants of semi Tatiouine transhumant fortified construction, high, corner towers with loopholes, it has often up to four levels there are stables, living quarters. Reserves. A staircase gives access to the terrace which is both a place of residence and the place is dried or crops. Ksar was related to the existence of an extended family or several: young men marry remain in the Ksar, the population was powerful by the number of members of each family. Its influence. Its labor force and its defensive strength. Currently, the Ksar has no raison d'être, as young couples prefer to build their house. The "Tighremt" lower, it is modular and when the family needs increase. It easily adds parts.

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MINING Ahouli-Mibladen

Mines and Ahouli Mibleden have favored the development and prosperity of Midelt today they are almost completely abandoned. From the beginning of the century, the Portuguese were looking for minerals in the region. existence of two deposits has high content of lead: The stratif elm Mibladen exploitable career has often open The vein Ahouli Dice 1925, the mining and metals company in Pennaroya to assume its operating account, the work really begins in 1932. During the 2nd war, the mines had to be closed, and in 1945 resumed operation, more than 1800 workers are busy day and night in the human anthill. The BRPM (Office of Research and Mining participation) in 1978 took over Pennaroya. Courses lead fall, no hope and operating mining and stopped in 1983.

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valley of Ait Ayach
The valley of Ait Ayache is on the board Midelt between Zaida and Midelt. Nestled in the middle of the desert plateau, high Moulouya Basin, it forms a patch of greenery in the middle of arid site. Indeed, the valley follows the path of the river Anzgmir tributary of the Moulouya houses and homes and crops of the tribe Ait Ayache. The tribal territory is geographically well defined. There are douars and Hamous Rbba Ait, Ait Atman or Ali Ait Hadi Tabenaissatet Ait Ben Ali.

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cirque of jaafer

CIRCUS Jaafer The proposed circuit takes us to the foot of Jbel El Ayachi (3750m), the Eastern High Atlas. BORNE1: Plateau Midelt Due to the age of the formation of atlas, tray or platter Midelt high Moulouya is a vast field for geologists, and gives several geological formations dating to the Quaternary paleo and more. The plateau is a corridor between the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas, the strong erosion that undergoes the region to give birth to Gorges of Garas, called "Tamdelt" means létralement cover Berber, origin of the name City Midelt, the name of Midelt is composed of mi: means the mid delt: which means delta This place is a peaceful place for transhumant nomads from across the confederation has Yaflman (has the marghad, has Hdidou, has izdzg, has Ayach, has Ouchen ......). The coast are the villages "Tiwili" herding all douars. BORNE2: village tawrawt This village is a cluster of houses built of mud on a hill at the foot of ElAyachi and powered by the source tawrawt which water is channeled into a seguia, concrete to reduce seepage losses. The water will irrigate cultures just a few hundred meters. Upstream to what tens of meters as a small construction: a water mill allowing each to each family gradually grind the grain they need to make bread at home. Before harvest, the soil of each threshing is carefully prepared with a moist mixture of earth and straw. Packed for a hard, flat surface. After harvest. Is brought by the wheat or barley to dry in the sun, then rotates a team of donkeys, cows and mules around the central pole. Trampling long grain By late afternoon, when the breeze rises, men project in the air mixture of straw and grain: straw is taken a step further by the wind, and it remains only to the grain bag to wash and dry in the roofs of houses, in the end the grind in the mills. Continue the path climbs gently into the grooves, you may notice the biodiversity of flora and fauna of this region. Arriving at the source, turn left to go to see the amphitheater of Cedar North Slope of El Ayachi reaching 2200m, then down into a valley to a small building, the funerary breast Sidi Boujaafar, circus stone took its name "Jaafar Circus" was a refugee here in isolates for prayer, Taquiouine visit some houses and living capita livestock, they are semi-transhumant. LUNCH: tea break. BORNE3: Jaafar Gorge

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IMILCHIL AND OTHER Berber culture existing at the bottom of the High Atlas mountains eastern highlands of the country or spaces occupied by pastoral nomads e semi-nomadic Ait Yaflaman, through the mountain barriers that form the djebels Masker and Ari or Ayachi. You can admire beautiful landscapes contrast alpine highland deserts, lush valleys, majestic cedars ranges, chains white limestone, beige and ocher superb cross gorges.vous beautiful villages isolated in the heart of these solid or live very traditional Berber tribes of Ait Hdidou, Merghad Ait, Ait Ayach, Ait Seghrouchen recognizable by their clothing. A superb and unusual route that will take us to the legend of engagement Imilchil. TERMINAL 1: Plateau Midelt Out of the arid plateau of Midelt, through ravines hollow at the foot of the mountain people of oak and juniper. Around the neck that can take the track to arrive on Tounfit view on the north side of the Ayachi. Amphitheater covered with cedars and in the same Tizi Ouzou can see some Kasbahs scattered, low houses, square in Pisa beige or tan. This is the village of the tribe Ait Imtchimns Ouchens known for their black skin originally from the south of Morocco (Sahrawi). Pause: dried fruit BORNE2 National Park Anzar or Founass The park plays an important role in socio-economic, characterized by its rich biological and landscape traditions of ancestral human and scientific interest and tourism. Idea of ​​creating parks in Morocco dates back thirty. BORNE3: Gorge at night (not Aqqat Oyid) Along the gorge forests of cedars and oaks, the slopes of Jebel Tazegzaout witnessed a Berber lute against the French protectorate, to get to reign over Anfgou or intense agricultural life, the region was inhabited by the Ait Amar these men known for their ferocity. The village is a collection of hamlets stuck on the mountain BORNE4: House of forestry Tirghist This house is built to stop the robbery of wood that can also control the cutting areas in the forest, it also plays a very important role in the preservation of animal species existing in the park Tirghist, citing as an example barbary sheep boar. BORNE5: Lake Isli and Tislit Climb to the Col, panoramic view of the village of Tirghist. BORNE6: Imilchil We meet the shepherds from the tribe of Ait Hdidou, Morghad Ait, Ait Yasa, Ait Brahim, in May they are likely to come on board to plant their traditional Berber tents woven goat hair and graze their flocks, looking proud dressed in their Bernous, they will not hesitate to share with you their hospitality and offer you tea. On the plateau lakes, the tears of two lovers, unable to meet because they belong to two opposing tribes, have created the lake Imichil the surrounding valleys bare, over 30,000 nomads gather every year. in September, for a large souk in order to make the necessary provisions, it is also an opportunity for young girls dressed in their finest jewelry silver jewelry individuals to choose their fiancé and celebrate this event by Many folk dances and colorful.

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TERMINAL 1: Dinosaurs


Mibladen seen before Jbel Ajellab (1640m), these places were areas reserved dinosaurs are over 100 my, it was suggested that these places were in the dark, everything ends after a major event, a comet s 'crashed into the earth, and was the extinction of the dinosaurs, these are now fossilized after the formation of the atlas and intensive erosion.

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Bou Selloum Mountain

Bou Selloum Mountain By contrast you list a variety of colors: red, beige, silver and purple, due to the mixture of clay layers with substances magmatic metamorphic, you can see that the landscape looks like America or the West Syra Nevada of Spain, it's the training that undergoes this region Cambrian (taking place in our 4x4, we continued to mine Tazensout (Berber couscous).

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Oued Moulouya:(Along OUED Moulouya to endorse) To the left you see the vastness of the gorge, the river route to the million years since his career in the arid plateau Basin High Moulouya to the lower Moulouya it lays wood date from the opening Ahouli Mibladen mines throughout the Oued and specifically in these conditions and altitudes, Tamaris, Laurier Rose, Caper ... could germinate easily, this diversity also offers several species of migratory birds and sedentary as well as rodents and reptiles.

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village of Tazensout

village Tazensout Imagine workers who lived in houses in the mountain staircase, built block of shale mined in the same place. Sorting, crushing, and washing is done by laborers, mechanics gradually replacing the manual labor, can be seen by the water pump, laundry, etc. triage station., Wagons transporting mined materials. Mediterranean rains are brief and violent causing heavy flooding that threatens the village, then, to end this situation banked its doors in sheet iron, they used to stop mud and suckers.

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Ahouli village

After the village of Anjil more organized, we continued towards the village lost Ahouli the descent on a trail to the Oued to the pond that leads to suspended Ahouli kasbah, this building was built by the inhabitants the region inside the high walls and four towers with loopholes to keep the casbah against possible attacks, constructions 3or 4 floors are grouped as follows: lacing the book with livestock, the second as a dwelling, and each family kept his grain reserves especially in the last floor, a staircase gives access to the terrace which is both a place of stay and the place is dried or crops, houses are separated by alleys a large room with good serving for meetings "Jmaa." We return to the pond along the river left bank, towards the small valley or Ahouli villagers cultivated wheat, corn, barley, potato, turnip of the onion. Alfalfa, fruit trees such as: apricot, fig, olive, pèchier, quince.

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