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Day-Trip to Imlil Valley including Camel Ride from Marrakech

Highlights
  • Imlil and Atlas Mountains day trip from Marrakech
  • Ascend the Atlas foothills past Berber villages, walnut groves, and lush valleys
  • Visit an argan oil co-operative and Berber market (Saturdays only)
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Day-Trip to Imlil Valley including Camel Ride from Marrakech
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Day-Trip to Imlil Valley including Camel Ride from Marrakech
USD 79.16
Overview
Escape bustling Marrakech and walk in Morocco’s High Atlas range on this day trip. Drive through the Toubkal National Park to the village of Imlil in the Atlas foothills, and enjoy a guided hike past waterfalls and Berber hamlets, learning about Berber culture on route. Tour a Berber village, savor a traditional Berber lunch, and enjoy an optional riverside camel ride. Lunch, private transport, and hotel pickup and drop-off included.
What to Expect
Depart your Marrakech hotel by air-conditioned vehicle and travel south into the High Atlas Mountains to Imlil, a Berber village that’s the last hiking stop below Mt. Toubkal.

Follow twisting roads past lush valleys and terraced fields, and visit a women’s argan oil co-operative in the village of Tahnouat. Watch the workers making argan oil products and then ascend further to the village of Asni. If it’s a Saturday, stop to browse Asni’s traditional Berber market before continuing higher to Imlil, stopping for photos on route.

On arrival, enjoy a tea or coffee, and meet a local guide for your 2- to 3-hour trek. Walk through Berber hamlets, walnut orchards, and terraced fields; admire waterfalls and spectacular mountain panoramas; and hear about Berber culture and places of interest from your guide.

Break for a traditional Berber lunch and then continue to another Berber village, where, if possible on the day, you'll visit a private family home for some refreshing mint tea or coffee with biscuits.

After leaving Imlil in the late afternoon, enjoy an optional camel ride by the River Moulay Ibrahim before finishing your tour with a drop-off at your Marrakech hotel.
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Reviewed 8 May 2018
A wonderful day in the Atlas Mountain with a camel ride

We were picked up by our English speaking guide Ibrahim at our hotel and had a wonderful day in the Atlas Mountains and the Imlil Valley with fantastic scenery including the snow covered mountain tops. We started with a 30 minute camel ride. Fun and...More

3  Thank Annika M
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile
Great day Trip to high Atlas

We had a great trip to Imlil with our guide Raschid. It was a fun and really interesting adventure. Everything went well. Special highlights the ride on the Dromedare and the walk through the villages and through the water to close to the waterfall. The...More

4  Thank Ann-Katrin H
Reviewed 22 March 2018
Amazing spot with great guides, I'd come back!

I was blown away with how beautiful the Atlas Mountains and villages we visited were. Our driver Hicham was super nice and taught us a lot about Morocco, it's history and its landscape. Mohammad gave us a great tour of his town Aroumd and made...More

1  Thank Alexander D
Reviewed 7 March 2018
Great day trip when in Marrakech

We had a great time on this day trip and would highly recommend. A driver came to collect us from our Riad and then took us onto the camel ride which was fun and then the hike into the Atlas Mountains. Nice lunch provided at...More

1  Thank Jake S
Reviewed 7 March 2018
Great day out in spectacular scenery

Our guide Ibrahim was really friendly, informative and full of enthusiasm and pride about his village and his Berber heritage. An Interesting visit to the Argan oil cooperative and the Atlas mountains were dramatic with their snow topped peaks. A good walk up to the...More

2  Thank ZGraham
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