Day Trip From Marrakech To Imlil, The Atlas Mountains and the day trip are one of the most spectacular tours of Marrakech if you want to get out of the city and dive into the authentic and rural side of Morocco. you will see the Gorges of Moulay Brahim, and the Berber village of Asni very popular for its weekly market every Saturday then in Imlil Cross a vibrant green valley which remains fresh and lush even during the hottest days of summer. Imlil is a small village at the foot of the highest mountains of Morocco Toubkal.
Imlil is the mountain guide and mule rental center due to its unique location and its connection to several Berber villages and a very popular starting point for trekking and safaris to climb the Toubkal mountain. Arrival in Imlil, we will leave our vehicle to take mules for about 40 minutes to the south Berber village located in the foothills of the mountains of the Western High Atlas, a main trail with streams and paths going in all directions
The Atlas Mountains is the highest mountain in north africa, Mount Toubkal stretching to 4.165 meters above sea level.. These big chain of mountains divided into three parts: the Middle Atlas (north of Beni Mellal), the Anti-Atlas (south of Marrakech to Tafilalet) and the High Atlas Mountains between Marrakech and Ouarzazate and offer very impressive mountain biking trails, trekking trails and photography opportunities. These mountains are the highest in the region . The Atlas Mountains has walks to suit all abilities, but mules are also available in the villages if riding suits you better than trekking. The Authentic Berber villages offer stylish Moroccan accommodation in the local traditional houses and there are official guides available. The berber are the original people of Morocco who are enduring, hospitable and very friendly people.
Imlil is a small berber village with a large number of hotels and restaurants. Imlil situated at about 70km from Marrakech. It's the last biggest village before the Atlas mountains and it is the start point of the hikes and treks to Toubkal or surrounding area.
Departure from Marrakech early morning, towards the high Atlas Mountains via Tahnaouet (localmarket on Tuesdays), Valley Ghighaya, Moulay Brahim gorges, Asni (market on Saturdays) then between terraced fields of vegetables, fruit trees walnuts & cherries arrival to imlil 1740m, welcoming by a local guide with glass of mint tea, then riding mules or walking through berber villages ( Ait Souka, Targa Imoula, Tagadirte, between fields of fruit trees walnut, cherries, apples, vegetables, then passing by a waterfall before climbing to Armed village 1900m lunch at berber family with a view on the highest peak in North Africa Toubkal 4167m, visiting the village one of the oldest in massif, then going back down by the western way overlooking the Ait Mizane valley ancient irrigated terraced fields, passing by Ashien & Fimlil villages before the centre, end of trek & heading back to Marrakech.