Private tour

Atlas Mountains and 4 Valleys Day Trip

4.4 / 5

13 reviews

Atlas Mountains and 4 Valleys Day Trip

Activity provider: Toubkal Ascent

From US$ 84.50 per person

Set off for an exciting day of exploration from Marrakech. Discover the beautiful high peaks of the Atlas Mountains that surround the Imlil Valley. Visit Berber villages and meet locals on the way to get a true flavor of local culture and history.

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in Marrakech
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided walking tour in Imlil Valley
  • Meet the locals and learn about local culture and traditions
  • Enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal in a local restaurant
  • Experience the beautiful views of the snowy peaks of the Atlas Mountains
  • Visit and discover the Berber villages of the high Atlas
Full description

Enjoy a wonderful day trip to the Atlas Mountains and take an explorative day trip around the Imlil Valley from Marrakech. After being picked up from your accommodation around 9:00 AM, set off towards the Atlas Mountains for a fascinating journey of discovery.

Take in beautiful views on the 45-minute drive through olive tree groves, meadows, and authentic 16th and 17th century Berber villages until you reach the village of Tnine Ourika. A lively weekly market takes place every Monday in this village, attracting people from all over the surrounding area. 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 mountainsides, and who worked the terraces in a hostile environment.

From Tnine Ourika, you will continue your journey towards the high Atlas Mountains and Imlil Valley through authentic Berber villages and numerous cultivated terraces, heading towards the village of Tahnaout and Asni Valley. After an hour drive, reach Imlil Valley and meet your local guide for a walking tour through the amazing Berber villages of Imlil.

Enjoy its gorgeous waterfalls, then savor a delicious lunch in a local restaurant before setting off on your final walk back to the village center to meet your driver and head back to Marrakech through the Kik Plateau, soaking in the breathtaking views of the Atlas and Agafay Desert.

Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport to/from Marrakech
  • Local mountain guide
  • Professional driver
  • Lunch
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities

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  • Please note that this trip is a private excursion with your guide/ driver
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 13 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.4/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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Good hiking excursion in the Atlas, with an expert guide (Omar). He was not an expert in Spanish, but he made himself understood perfectly. A pleasant route of about 2 hours before eating. We were able to see the beauty of the valleys and cross some Berber village. We also saw a couple of small waterfalls. Very rich food in a hotel with a balcony overlooking beautiful views. Then I thought we were going to do another short route, but we simply made our way back to the agency's office so that the driver could pick us up.

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October 21, 2019

Awesome

The driver arrived at a quarter to nine, as agreed. Then we went to the valleys, we went inside and got a tour through the traditional Berber houses. Eventually we arrived at the falls where a guide was waiting for us, it was a tough trip but oh so beautiful. Our guide brought us to the waterfalls and wonderful dining occasions. Including tahini at the Berbers. Delicious! This tour was highly recommended.

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August 5, 2019

Great experience

The day trip was one I would recommend. The driver who picked us up was professional and friendly. The trip to the mountains was nice. But be prepared to stop at some obligatory places where the local Berbers sell their goods. Once we reached the Atlas mountains we were greeted by a guide who took us to the cascading waterfalls. They were beatifull but crowded. So our guide took us of the main trail to a more secluded path. That allowed us really take in the view of the mountains and the small villages. After our light hike (1.5 hours). Our lunch was set up in the middle of the Ourika valley river. It was a perfect ending to a great day.

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July 30, 2019

Product ID: 34512