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

Imlil to Ouirgane High Atlas Trek 3 Days

Imlil  to Ouirgane berber Villages High Atlas  Trek  in 3 Days   DAY1: DAY1: MARRAKECH –TAHNOUET- ASNI- IMLIL 1740M-REFUGE TOUBKAL 3207M (MARRAKECH TO IMLIL 65KM 1H30MN DRIVE) Departure from Marrakech early morning, towards the high Atlas Mountains via Tahnaouet (local market on Tuesdays), Valley Ghighaya, Moulay Brahim gorges, Asni (market on Saturdays) then between terraced fields of vegetables, fruit trees walnuts & cherries arrival to imlil 1740m meet the team guide, muleteer then start the trek between fields to climb Tizi Mzik pass 2680m, panoramic view over Imlil valley, Azaden Valley and the high Atlas Mountains over 4000m including Toubkal 4167m, then a nice walk through juniper forest up Tamsoulet lunch next to river, visit the highest waterfalls in the massif 100m hight, walk down to Tizi Oussem village, view on Azaden valley, meet local people, Overnight at Berber house in the village or in camp outside the village. Approx. 5h30m walking. DAY 2: TIZI OUSSEM 1850 – ID ISSA 1800M – TIZIANE 1700M – AZERFSANE- TASSA OUIRGAN 1100M After breakfast, visiting villages, meet locals, discover the lifestyle, starting with Tizi Oussem village then going down to Id Issa, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields & other villages with multi mineral Read more