Tasty Berber food confortable transportation and private services with expert nouglagable team.
Short holiday, no enough time to travel to the Sahara Desert and take the Camels through the rolling Sand dunes. With Atlas Trek Guide you don’t need to go that fare. ride the sheap of the Desert and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the highest peaks of the Toubkal massif and its Berber villages.
You will wish if you could stay longer.
Pick up at 09h from your Raid/Hotel in Marrakech towards the heart of the Atlas Mountains passing many small dwellings, and drive along the famous zigzagging road (backdrop of the movie Mission impossible 5) with many photo stops. The local Guide will provide you with more details about the local life and facilitate the integration into the Berber community.
About an hour away from the busy city of Marrakesh you will have a refreshing cup of mint tea before you meet the Camels. The driver will meet you in the arrival place the continue a short drive towards Imlil valley. It possible to visit the local market open On Tuesday and Saturday. Lunch will be served in a strategic location surrounded by lush walnut groves overlooking Mount Toubkal, admir berber villages.
Flexible hike afterwards to explore imlil valley to the waterfalls, you can go higher to a spot with a general view of the area. Then transfer back to Marrakech
- Enjoy the waterfalls of Ourika
- Visit aromatic organic gardens.
- Explore the kik plateau, the valleys of Asni and Ourika with a professional driver guide.
- Admire the snowy peaks of the highest mountains of Atlas.
Away from the bustle of the city and discover the beautiful landscapes of the 3 valleys and the berber lifestyle.
On this day in the Moroccan Atlas from Marrakech, you will discover the plateau of Kik located approximately 1800 meters.
You continue your tour to the valley of Asni, where we will take a mountain road next to the traditional Berber villages built of adobe, and if you want to discover the lifestyle of people in the region we well visit a typical Berber house and drink tea with a family.
Then your driver will take you to the famous valley of Ourika, this is where we will visit an aromatic organic garden containing medicinal plants used by the Berbers, visit the waterfalls of Setti Fatma Valley and if you are interested, lunch in a restaurant next to the river, after we take road to Marrakech.
Day overview :
Mountain Toubkal is a mountain peak in southwestern Morocco, located in the Toubkal National Park. At 4,167 metres (13,671 ft), it is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. It is an ultra prominent peak located 63 km south of the city of Marrakesh, and is a popular destination for climbers.
At 4,167m, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa. The hike to the summit is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from his summit makes the hard work worthwhile.
Day Itinerary :
Marrakech – Imlil Valley 1740m – Imlil Villages and Mountains
Discover the Best of Morocco in a friendly way. You will feel like a part of our family during your Day Trip. We will take you to the most authentic Kasbahs and panoramic natural sights, by comfortable transport, friendly staff who is ready to do anything for you is waiting for you to make your day trip the most exciting part of your visit to Morocco, the surrounding trails under the shadow of the highest peak in Northern Africa, The walk will be start from imlil valley passing many Berber villages and possible to climb up and challenge some peaks surrounding the valley for 4 hours.
so we provide easy walks for families, moderate options and hard walks, depend on your interest .
we will set off at 9 o’clock from Marrakech. Your mountain guide will meet you in the house to start walking in Toubkal National Park in Toubkal Valley with good views of Adj Mountain (3100m) and Aglzim Mountain (3900m) in front of the highest mountain in North Africa: Mount Toubkal (4167m). We will walk through green fields with apple, walnut, and cherry trees to Sidi Chamarouch (2315m). Sidi Chamarouch is a shrine to a holy man who lived in the Atlas. Besides people climbing and trekking in the Atlas, there are also pilgrims coming here to Sidi Chamharouch and its marabout shrine, most likely with its origin dating back to before Islam. Here you will have your lunch by the river and big water fall with your chef cooking and you sitting on a Berber carpet. After lunch you can take more pictures of the shrine from outside because there is one bridge you cannot cross unless you are Muslim. After this visit then we will head back to armed village (05 hours).
Today after breakfast from Marrakech your guide and private transportation will meet you at the hotel at 09:00 in the morning to start driving. You will visit Ouirgane village, after 1.5hrs of driving, and the new dam to snap some photos. Following this stop, by car you will continue to the n’Fiss Gorges and Tagadirt n’Lbour, Moldikht, Imgdal, Igr n’Kouris, Ijoukak, and Talat n’Yakoub which has a weekly market on Tuesday. In the Oued n’Fis valley, you will find some Juniper, Barbary fig, apricot, cherry, almond and walnut trees. From here, you start to walk to Ait Berihi, Imawnan, and to Tinmel villages, followed by a visit to the 12th century mosque, Tinmel Mosque. We may enter the mosque, built by Abd el Moumen between 1153-1154, Afterward; we will go back to Ijoukak for lunch in a local Berber family’s home. After lunch, you will be taken back to the n’Fis Valley and Gorges by car and finally returning back to the hotel. Today’s walking time will be about 2 hours. Driving will be four hrs in total
This morning from Marrakech, your guide and private vehicle will meet you at the hotel/riad at 09:00 in the morning to start the journey for 1h,30munte, and then Your hike will first go up to the Tirst Plateau and down to Ouirgane forest, full of junipers and pine trees. Following, you will continue to L’khmis Village, the village of Torourd , and then up through the Azaden Valley with very nice views of Takhrkhourt (large forest) in Toubkal National Park . Then, it is on to the Tasa Ouirgane with a small village. Here, we will have lunch in a local Berber family’s home and finally head back a different route to the Marirgha and travel back to Marrakech. The total walking time will be five hrs.
Trip Itinerary :
Pick from your Hotel at 09H00 in the morning.
Our tour begins with a visit to the station of Oukaimden, A 3200 m above sea level, is the Oukaimden ski the highest in Africa, its proximity to Marrakech allows it to be visited by a large number of tourists, especially lovers of mountain sports. Oukaimden is an important step in the excursions in the region of Marrakech.
we come down to continue our tour to Ourika valley and the valley of sti fadma.
The Ourika Valley lies between the foothills of the Atlas. Despite its proximity to Marrakech, this beautiful green valley is definitely one of the best preserved valleys in Morocco.
Situated at 1500m altitude, it is during the long hot season of Marrakech, a tempting stop for many families in search of a little freshness. The air here is for but also much cooler than the plains of Houz (10 months to 15 °). In pursuing its way, we will reach the 68 km to the village of Setti Fatma.
In the village of sti Fadma, you have the opportunity to make easy trekking to the mountain to admire the waterfalls of this stunning and beautiful place.
Also you will have an optional walk to see the nice waterfalls in village sti Fadma
You can have lunch at your leisure at one of the local restaurant serving delicious food next to the stream, as you admire views of the rivers
- Back to Marrakech around 16H30.