Ijoukak Atlas Valley Day Trip

Day trip Ijoukak Valley from Marrakech Drive from Marrakesh or Ouirgane to the Marigha traditional salt mines that are still in use. Continue driving past the Ouirgane dam and the N’Fiss Gorge. You will also pass several villages that have a Tuesday market. This day excursion will take you on a trek through the stunning Atlas Mountain Day trip Ijoukak Valley. Arrive early to avoid the busloads of day-tripping tourists. .Day trip Ijoukak Valley from Marrakech Valley from Marrakech Ijoukak is situated on the high ground above the meeting points of the Agoundis … travelers are choosing to simply visit the village as aday or overnight trip from Marrakech. Tin Mal was once located at the heart of the Almohad empire and is one of only two mosques here in Morocco open to non-Muslims. It was built in the 12th century to pay tribute to Muhammed ibn Tumarat, the Almohad leader that they say lived an ascetic lifestyle, forcing his followers to either convert to Islam or die, and destroying every wine jug he met. The mosque is beautiful, though, if a bit off the beaten path, located above the surprisingly lush valley floor. Day trip Ijoukak Valley Once you reach the N’Fiss Read more

Ourika waterfalls Day Trip

Day Trips from Marrakech to ourika valley: Explore the Ourika Valley in the High Atlas Mountains on a full-day private sightseeing tour from Marrakech. See traditional Berber homes, and visit a women’s argan oil co-operative. Refresh yourself by stunning waterfalls, and stop at roadside souks. What to Expect: Experience the beauty of the Ourika Valley up-close on this full-day private scenic tour from Marrakech, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the day. Experience the beauty of the Ourika Valley up-close on this full-day private scenic tour from Marrakech, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the day. The Ourika Valley is the closest day trip from Marrakech, but it’s not just its convenience that makes it special. Drive towards the Atlas Mountains, taking in the beautiful landscape of green meadows and authentic 16th and 17th-century Berber villages. If you take your tour on a Monday, you can even stop at a roadside souk. See fruit orchards, vegetable terraces, and villages clinging to the side of hills. Marvel at the labor undertaken by the Berbers who hoisted materials to construct small houses up mountain sides, and work the terraces in a hostile environment. Continue Read more

Atlas Mountains Day Trip

  Atlas Mountains Day Trip: Trip overview : Only at 64 kilometers from the red city of Marrakech, Imlil is the last step before the ascent of the highest peak in north africa Toubkal and the departure of many walks. Toubkal is the highest mountain peak in North Africa ascending at 4167 m / 13671 ft. After crossing the gorge of Asni, a picturesque village known for its weekly souk on Saturday, the road continues along a green valley where the mountains and impressive natural bastions, play with colors. In the village there are the old kasbahs overlooking the valley. Further down towards Moulay Brahim, the Kik plateau appears the gorgeous Lake Takerkoust, a special Sunday visit site for many Marrakchi families, Details of the Day Trip  to Imlil Departure from Marrakech at 9:00 . Stop at Asni to visit the souk on Saturday (depending on the day of the week, visit Moulay Brahim) and further more to Imlil. Opportunity to ride a mule during 1 hours and a half, direction of the Kasbah, the waterfalls and back on the village nestled in the hills of Imlil. Traditional lunch in a berber House overlooking the surrounding villages and the wadi. Read more

Tinmel Mosque Day Trip

Tinmel Mosque Day Trip Overview : The Tin Mel Mosque is a mosque located in the High Atlas mountains of North Africa. It was built in 1156 to commemorate the founder of the Almohad dynasty, Mohamed Ibn Tumart. It is one of the two mosques in Morocco open to non-Muslims, the other being the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca. Hiting the R203 road which leads to Taroudant through the Asni and Ouirgane way, we arrive at Tinmel, home to the Almohade Dynasty where we can still see pieces of the Medieval fortress, the royal necropolis shelters, the remains of the founder Abdel Moumen and the spiritual master Ibn Toumert. . The mosque has been recently refurbished and it is a model of the Almohade art. On the way of return, we stop to Ouirgane, considered a gastronomic place where we have lunch. Afterwadrs, we continue our journey back to Marrakech.   Included : Pick-up from your hotel, riad, or accommodation in Marrakech. Drop off at your hotel, riad or accommodation in Marrakech Duration : 09am – 06pm Maximale group size: 4 people to ensure more personalized attention from your guide Transport: 4×4 Toyota Tx Prado or minvan     Share Read more