Marrakech: Atlas Mountain, Berber Villages, & Agafay Desert

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Embark on a guided day trip from Marrakech to the iconic Atlas Mountain. Marvel at the jaw-dropping unspoiled natural beauty, visit the Berber Villages, see the Agafay Desert, and enjoy a tasty lunch.

Highlights

  • Feel in awe as you see the stunning Atlas Mountain up close and personal
  • See spectacular views, and make sure you take photos of the Agafay Desert
  • Immerse yourself in Berber history and culture on a day trip you won't forget
  • Trek to traditional Berber villages and see the calming waterfalls
  • See how the famous Argan oil is made in a women-managed co-operative

Description

Your day will begin when you meet with your driver by the Cafe France, situated in Jamaa Elfna Square. From here, you will drive towards the Toubkal National Park. after 40min drive from Marrakech, you will be welcomed in women managed local craft cooperative. Here you will have A berber breakfast and discer the local products made by these ladies. afterwards drive to Imlil where you will meet with your mountain guide and mule and have some mint tea before heading out to walk. Your journey will take you past waterfalls and the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa imoula village and other villages. You will stop off in Aroumd village 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. You will have the opportunity to have mint tea with a Berber family as you come down through the village and you will then enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal in a Berber family guest house. Day 1: Marrakech - Tahnaout - Asni - Imlil Valley 1740m- Aroumd Village 2000m - Possible to hike up to some peak Departing from Marrakech with Trekking Morocco Mountains Driver and Guide, we take the tarred road towards Imlil. Small villages follow each other in a vast landscape planted with olive trees, separated by a natural border made of prickly pear cactuses. We will enjoy breathtaking views including the snowy summits of the High Atlas Mountains. We'll stop in the small mountain village of Aremd. Visiting a traditional Berber Market was one of our highlights,located in Asni & operates on Saturday. Here people come every Saturday to sell their goods and buy their needs. We continue to Imlil valley (64 km from Marrakech) in the Toubkal Massif) , the highest in North Africa (Toubkal 4167m)., which is known for its walnuts, apples and cherries. From Imlil village we go on a short trek by foot or mule between some berber villages... We shall stop at Aroumd to visit this rather singular village in the Assif Ait Mizane Valley, built seemingly house upon house, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn and vegetables and surrounded by almond and walnut trees Highlights

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Live guide Camel ride Lunch and tea Live guide

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