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From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains Day Trip with Camel Ride3992 Reviews
Escape the bustle of Marrakech and head for the breathtaking High Atlas Mountains and the village of Imlil.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Marrakech:If youʻre booking your trip to Marrakech last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Explore the Valley of Imlil with an expert local guide
- Discover traditional Berber villages and have mint tea with a local Berber family
- See the 13,671-foot (4,1-km) Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa
DescriptionDepart from Marrakech and enjoy a guided day trip through the High Atlas Mountains to learn more about Berber culture and traditions. Admire scenic landscapes, learn about local traditions and industry, and enjoy some local food and drinks. Meet your guide at your accommodation and start the transfer to Imlil. On your way, pass through the town of Tahnaout. Stop at an Argan Oil Cooperative to learn how women of the cooperative turn the Argan nut into many different Argan oil-based products which Morocco is famous for. Continue on through Asni where, on Saturdays, a traditional Berber Souk and market can be visited. Once you arrive in Imlil, enjoy a welcome glass of mint tea and meet your guide before commencing your tour of the local area. Make your way to the largest and highest village in Imlil Valley. Your journey will take you past waterfalls and the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa, and Imoula. Stop off in Tamatert and have the opportunity to take in the views of ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn, and vegetables, surrounded by cherry and walnut trees. Your guide will point out things of interest and talk to you about the Berber culture and heritage along the way. Travel down through the village of Ait Souka and afterwards enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch in a Berber family guest house. Once you are rested, begin your return trip down the other side of the valley to Taourirt to board your vehicle. Go through the Moulay Brahim Gorges, before arriving at the main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions. Here, enjoy a camel ride through picturesque landscapes. Finally, make your journey back to Marrakech, with drop-off in the early evening.
IncludesReturn transportation from Marrakech English-speaking guide (other languages can be catered for) Lunch Mint tea/coffee Camel ride
- If you have any dietary needs or restrictions with walking please contact the tour operator, Marrakech Day Trips, so that they can put alternative plans in place to ensure you have the best experience possible