Discover the Berber settlements of the High Atlas Mountains on a scenic trek through hamlets such as Ait Mizan, Asni, Imlil Targa and Imoula. Stop off in Tamatert and marvel at the views of the fields and fruit trees. Enjoy lunch in a Berber house in Ait Souka.

Discover the Berber settlements of the High Atlas Mountains on a scenic trek through hamlets such as Ait Mizan, Asni, Imlil Targa and Imoula. Stop off in Tamatert and marvel at the views of the fields and fruit trees. Enjoy lunch in a Berber house in Ait Souka.

At the centre of the High Atlas, almost in the shadow of Mt Toubkal (4,167m), the highest point in North Aftrica, is the village of Imlil (1,740m). The village has become the most popular starting point for ascents of the great mountain and for a wide range of less demanding hikes and Treks.

 


IMLIL & VALLEY (1 day)

 

  • 08:30 am

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    Around 08:30 am we begin our excursion driving for 1 hour to the Moulay Brahim Gorges. Arrive at a main trail head with streams and paths branching out in all directions, and experience the dramatic scenery on a camel ride. Continue into the Imlil Valley, passing many Berber villages along the way.

    Leave the vehicle at Imlil to head into the village, where you will be welcomed with a glass of mint tea. Continue your trek for 2 to 3 hours, hiking up to Armed, the highest and the biggest village in the Imlil Valley. Trek to the Berber village of Ait Souka, passing the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa and Imoula en route.

    Stop on the way at Tamatert, and take in the glorious views of ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn and vegetables surrounded by cherry and walnut trees. Continue for another 30 minutes to arrive at the home of a Berber family in Ait Souka, where you can enjoy another mint tea and lunch in home of a Berber family.

    Return down the other side of the valley via Taourirt, and continue to Marrakech for your drop off at the end of the day trip.

Live a unique moment
  • Transport in air-conditioned minibus
  • Driver
  • Departure from your hotel / riad
  • Local guide
*Visit an authentic Berber market (Mondays and Thursdays only)

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