ID : AP0204
Departing from Marrakech to Atlas mountains, this dicovery of 2 days trip to berber villages on the foothill of atlas mountains will allowed you to spent a night in a typical berber guest house, located in the the heart of the great Atlas mountains, to experience the berber mountain lifestyle through Imlil and ourika valleys. In 1h30 drive from Marrakech, you will cross the village of Tahanaout to the gorges of Moulay Brahim where you can stop to visit the weekly market on Tuesdays through the village of Asni also known for its market Saturdays weekly. Once in Imlil, you will be dropped off at the guest house, for a Berber Herbal Tea Pause, then meet your guide.
At the beginning of our trek, you will cross the forest of walnut trees and cherry trees called "Ottos", part of the National Park of Toubkal, to admire the view of the village of Imlil from the summit and the peak of Mount Toubkal, the highest peak of north africa, before reaching a wild waterfall known only to locals, where you can spend some time enjoying the view of the clear and clean water; Later, you will arrive at the village of Arrmed, one of the oldest villages in the valley, for a lunch with a local family to learn the Berber lifestyle, before returning to the center imlil and reach again the charming guest house.
The next morning, you will leave Imlil for a new adventure drive in the Ourika Valley, where you will visit the pottery workshops to discover how traditional Moroccan dishes are made. After this visit, you will visit the 7 Cascades of Ourika, before joining Oulmes and Setti fatma for a lunch along the river. Later, you will take the road to Marrakech, where you will stop to visit the fields of "Jardins de Safran" and "Maison Bèrbère".
Comfortable and charming guest house benefitting from a superb terrace with panoramic views of the mountains, Berber villages and the adjacent walnut groves
- Pick-up/drop-off at nearest parking to your Marrakech accommodation
- A local mountain guide.
- 1st day All inclusive / 2nd day Halfboard
What's not Included
- Personal expenses.
Know before you go
Bring comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, cap or hat, solar cream and camera. Vegetarian option is available on demand. For inaccessible accommodation by car, pick up from the nearest suitable point usually a car park.
Free: free cancellation until 1 day before the activity starting date.
Map and itinerary
The map bellow indicate the itinerary of the activity.