Day trip to Imlil: If you're visiting Marrakech and wondering what the best things to do are then you must see the Atlas mountains.
We will pick up you at 9:00 from your hotel in Marrakech or at the meeting point(if you stay in Medina), then start the exciting day trip to Imlil valley & Atlas Mountains. First and foremost, it is always about experiencing the people, life, and culture of the Berber mountain villages you’ll visit. I want you to leave not just with photos, but with stories and memories of personal encounters with the individuals you’ll meet during the day you spend with us in the hills of the High Atlas mountains. While driving enjoys the panoramic view over the green valley of olive trees and ancient Berber villages in Tahanaout. We took the opportunity of visiting the Argan oil cooperative of local women in Tahanaout during our trip to Imlil. After that, you can visit the weekly market (on Tuesdays)then head up south the Moulay Brahim Gorges, and the Berber village of Asni where you can visit the weekly market on Saturday only) then drive up to Imlil valley the drive will be by the green river with many different trees and water head down. This picturesque valley offers the everyday landscapes of the Atlas Mountains, now reach Imlil valley the starting point for much multi-day trekking in the National Park, and to the second-highest mountain in Africa, the Jebel Toubkal here you will start your walk up through the Berber village and waterfall, here you will have the opportunity learning about the Berber hospitalities and activates during each day and see terrace fields of barley, corn, and vegetables, surrounded by cherry and walnut trees. Alternatively, enjoy splendid views across the valley.
After the walk, with your local guide for 2 to 3 hours, then, you will enjoy your lunch 3-course meal on the terrace with the best view of the high atlas in a Berber home near Imlil center. Moreover, you can relax or head back down to Marrakech. Depending on the time, there may be time to explore the Berber villages more before heading back to Marrakech. End of your Marrakech day trip to Imlil.
Private Full Day-Trip to Imlil & Atlas Mountains from Marrakech
- Pick-up & Drop off at your hotel, riad or accommodation in Marrakech
- Transportation in private car with a professional driver
- English speaking driver
- Mountain walking guide.
The distance between Marrakech and Imlil is 41 miles. About an hour and a half drive - sometimes more from Marrakech.
Imlil is a Berber village located south of Marrakech, in the foothills of the Toubkal summit.
There is so much to see and do in and around Imlil that you couldn't see everything in a day.
-trekking near Imlil
-spend some days in Imlil...
Imlil is the perfect place to visit from Marrakesh Yes, it is very less touristy than Ourika Valley, but yes, it's worth it! It's pleasant, interesting and will allow you to discover the Atlas Mountains from another angle.
Strolling around Imlil without crowds: This is how relaxed a visit to Imlil is quiet, peaceful and the best place to just relax absorbing in the Atlas mountains...