A Day With Atlas Berbers

A Day With Atlas Berbers   Our one-day trip to Imlil offers a great opportunity to get close to nature and even closer to understanding and enjoying the fascinating Berber way of life. Trekking, fresh air, mountain trails and mint tea all contribute to a refreshing day out in the Moroccan countryside. During this Day Trip you will Discover real Berber village life Visited area : Imlil village is located at 70 km from Marrakech its part of the Ait Mizane Trib situated bellow the Toubkal mountain, the last step before the ascent of Toubkal, Imlil is known as the departure point of treks as well. After we attend the Berber village of Asni, we take the left way to reach Imlil. From here either you walk around the village or take a mule  for a short trek to get the ancient village of Mezik and Arghen where you can have lunch and enjoy the view on green Terraces and Agdals . Your Lunch is a leisurely local affair, taken in a typical Berber village guesthouse , enjoying a homemade  three course meal of Moroccan salad, couscous with lamb or perhaps a tasty vegetable tagine, fresh seasonal fruits and tea. Read more

Day Trek to the Atlas Mountains

Day Itinerary Your driver will pick you up from where you are staying and take you to meet the guide who will show you around the amazing Berber villages. During your time there, you may have some traditional mint tea, or Berber bread and soup. The half day walk is about a 1 or 2 hour walk/mule ride at the end of which, you will be served traditional Berber lunch in a traditional Berber house – or perhaps outside under the walnut trees. The full day trek will have you start from Imlil and head out to the Imnan valley. The walk is circular and during it, you can have lunch near the river before heading back to Imlil. Your transport will then get you back to Marrakech at 4 or 5 o’clock. The walk is 6 to 7 hours in total. When you are picked up from Marrakech, at 9.00 am, the driver can stop for you to take photographs on your way to Imlil. Your journey will take you via Tahnaout and Moulay and if it is Tuesday or Saturday, you can visit the markets in Tahnaout or Asni. You will also see the awesome Atlas Mountain Range Read more