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From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains 45-Minute Horseback Ride

1. From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains 45-Minute Horseback Ride

After morning pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech, set off on a roughly 1-hour long drive into the High Atlas Mountains, bound for the mountain town of Tahnaout. Arriving, you’ll be paired with a horse and provided with all the necessary equipment to set off on a journey through stunning mountain trails. Your guide will lead you through towering juniper forests, steadily through the foothills of the mountain range, up to scenic viewpoints over the Asni Valley and sprawling Al Haouz plains. Ride on to Rha Moulay Brahim, where you’ll drop off your horse. Continue on, via car, to Imlil for a sumptuous local lunch with a view of the highest peaks of the High Atlas Mountains. After lunch, you’ll head back down the mountain to your accommodation in Marrakech.

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From Marrakech: Private Day Trip to Atlas Mountains

2. From Marrakech: Private Day Trip to Atlas Mountains

This is a shared trip to Imlil from Marrakech which starts around at 9:00 AM with the pick-up from your hotel or Riad in Marrakech. It takes 1.5 hours to reach Imlil park. You will visit Imlil which is situated approximately 64 kilometers south of Marrakesh and it can be reached by road through the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Imlil is the end of the tarmac road, it is a good starting point for a trekking holiday or for climbing Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa (4167 meters). On Saturdays, you can visit the Asni Berber market, walk up to the Kasbah and explore the surrounding trails and enjoy superb views along the valley of Riraya. At this point in the mountains, you will enter true Berber country, meet your english skeaping guide and walk through the small High Atlas Mountain village of Aremd. You will be back at your hotel in Marrakech around 06:00 PM.

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From Marrakech: Full-Day Atlas Mountain Berber Tour

3. From Marrakech: Full-Day Atlas Mountain Berber Tour

The tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Marrakech in the morning and heads south through the Plains of Haouz towards Asni, which lies at the base of the High Atlas Mountains. Arrive at the first stop of the day, an Argan oil cooperative, and learn about the fascinating process of producing Argan oil from start to finish. After your introduction to the world of Argan oil, the tour continues south, passing by the Kasbah Tamadot which was once part of the Virgin Empire and is now a luxury retreat. Arrive at the second stop of the day, Imlil village, and enjoy a 2-hour mountain trek through the surrounding landscapes with an expert guide. Alternatively, you can rent a mule for the trip. Along the way, marvel at stunning waterfalls and breathtaking views, as well as stopping by local Berber villages and the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa, and Imoula. Trek towards the Kasbah du Toubkal next and enjoy some drinks at your own expense such as a refreshing mint tea. Sit back and relax as you admire some of the very best views the High Atlas Mountains have to offer, then head to a nearby Berber guest house to dine on a traditional Moroccan family meal. Finally, journey back to Marrakech with an expected arrival time of 6pm.

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Marrakesh: 3-Day Valley Trek Comfort Tour

4. Marrakesh: 3-Day Valley Trek Comfort Tour

Day 1: Marrakesh, Imi Oughlad, Tinzert, and Marigha You'll depart at 9:00AM from your accommodation in Marrakesh, from where you will travel for 1.5 hours to Imi Oughlad (1,450 meters). It will be there that you will leave your vehicle and will meet your Berber muleteer and guide. Your first day will be an easy acclimatization trek in the Ouirgane National Park. The terrain there is gentle, consisting of copper-green soil and beautiful juniper trees. You’ll later spend the night in an eco-lodge in Ouirgane, which will be a comfortable guest house with en-suite rooms and a swimming pool. Day 2: Marigha and Azzaden Valley (Ait Aissa) After breakfast you’ll head up and out of the valley and traverse over to the stunning Tassa Ouirgane Valley. The views will open up to expose a rushing mountain stream surrounded by lush walnut groves, which will lead up towards Toubkal and the sister peaks at the head of the valley. That evening, you’ll spend the night in a luxury Toubkal lodge. Day 3: Ait Aissa, Tizi n Mzik, and Imlil Your final day involves a fantastic climb out of the Azzadene Valley. You’ll head up the valley towards Tizi Oussem, from where you will ascend towards the pass at Tizi n Mzik (2,489 meters) before descending down into Imlil. After lunch in Imlil you’ll be transferred back to Marrakesh, with plenty of time to explore the city in the evening.

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What people are saying about Imlil

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Amazing day trip to Atlas Mountains and Agafay Desert! Driving there was nice as well. We stopped at several view points to take pictures, since the landscape was pretty impressive and diverse. We also visited an argan oil cooperative, where the production of argan products was being explained - I personally did not feel obligated to buy something, everyone was really nice. We had a small breakfast there as well. In Atlas Mountains we took a hike to a waterfall, it was also possible to ride a mule for most of the hike (not included). Later on, we had lunch with salad and tajine. The highlight of the day was riding out in Agafay desert. Such an amazing experience. The horses were well-behaved, it was possible to ride fast when experienced. It was so much fun! I want to thank our tour guide Omar and our driver Aziz for an amazing day trip in Morocco! I definitely made some great memories that I will forever cherish.

The owner Mr Abrahim provided us the best customer service and ensure our outmost satisfaction regarding this tour. I had a wonderful time exploring in Imlil valley knowing the berber locals there, their life, their tradition and culture and amazed with the magnificent surroundings around the mountain eat lunch at a berber house see the beautiful falls and socialize with other locals. We end our day by a 45-minute camel ride with lots of free mint tea, lots of pictures taken by our guide Khale, he is also very kind and he takes us to the suppliers market where everything is so cheap we are so lucky that we able to go there since it's only open every tuesday overall my experience with this tour company is such a great time will come back for more!

Great tour everything went smoothly our guide for the day was also excellent. We have a nice lunch and also tea in a welcoming family home.

Great experience! The driver was fun and caring, and we saw a lot of things during one day though it wasn't tiring. The lunch was superb!

This is the best value excursion in Marrakech. Driver was very nice and the guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. A big thumbs up!