Atlas Mountains Day Trip with Camel Ride from Marrakech
A one day excursion to the Imlil Valley mountain region which includes a short to medium trek of this beautiful area of the Toubkal National Park, a Camel ride at Moulay Ibrahim River, a tour of a Berber village and a traditional Berber lunch with mint tea. Not only will you be rewarded with amazing and breathtaking views of the summit of Toubkal and surrounding mountain ranges as your journey takes you past waterfalls, the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targe and Imoula and provide you with opportunities to take in views of ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn and vegetables surrounded by cherry and walnut trees, but you will experience how the Berber people of Imlil and Ait Souka go about their daily lives. Your guide will point out things of interest and talk to you about the Berber culture and heritage along the way.
Only 70 kilometers from Marrakech, Imlil is the last stop before the ascent of Toubkal and the departure of many walks. In the morning you will depart Marrakech and en route you will have the opportunity to stop in Tahnouat where you can stop at an Argan Oil Co-operative and learn how the woman of the co-operative turn the Argan nut into many of the different Argan Oil based products Morocco is famous for. You will then continue on through Asni where on a Saturday a traditional Berber Souk and market can be visited. There are many photo opportunities of traditional villages and wonderful scenery on the way.
In Imlil you will have tea or coffee, then trek 2 or 3 hours with a local mountain guide visiting Berber villages, waterfalls and experiencing amazing views of the highest mountains in North Africa. Your guide will point out things of interest and talk to you about the Berber culture and heritage along the way.
After having a traditional Berber lunch (included in the price) you will then enjoy a short walk to another Berber village with the possibility of mint tea / coffee and biscuits with a Berber family in local house. Departure from Imlil in the late afternoon and en route you will have the option of riding a camel at Moulay Ibrahim River, arrival in Marrakech around 6pm.
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infant seats available"
"A minimum of 2 people per booking is required"
Duration: 1 Day
From your hotel or riad in Marrakech
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.