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From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains Full-Day Hiking Trip

Activity provider: Tours From Marrakech

From Marrakech: Atlas Mountains Full-Day Hiking Trip

Activity provider: Tours From Marrakech
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Discover the Berber settlements of the High Atlas Mountains on a scenic trek through Ait Mizan, Targa and Imoula. Admire views of orchards in Tamatert and have lunch in a Berber house in Ait Souka.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Arabic
Pickup included
Get picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech or the closest accessible point to your accommodation
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Berber villages of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Go to the Imlil Valley
  • Stop for lunch in a Berber home in Ait Souka
  • Ride a camel in the Moulay Brahim Gorges
Full description

Explore the High Atlas Mountains on a full-day hiking excursion and discover several Berber villages and scenic landscapes. Ride a camel along picturesque trails and enjoy a traditional lunch in a Berber household with local mint tea.

Depart Marrakech in the morning and drive to the Moulay Brahim Gorges. Arrive at the main trailhead and experience the dramatic scenery on a camel ride. Hop back aboard the vehicle and pass Berber villages on your way through the Imlil Valley. 

Arrive at the village of Imlil where a local will welcome you with a glass of mint tea. Hike for 2-3 hours to Armed, the highest and largest village in the Imlil Valley. Go by the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa, and Imoula on your hike to the Berber village of Ait Souka.

Stop on the way at Tamatert, and take in sweeping views of ancient irrigation terraces for barley, corn, and vegetables. Admire cherry orchards and walnut trees before you reach the home of a Berber family in Ait Souka.

Sip on a refreshing mint tea while savoring a traditional lunch in the home of a Berber family. Return by going down the other side of the valley through Taourirt and ride the van back to Marrakech at the end of the tour.

Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Tansportation
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • Camel ride
  • Mint tea
  • Tea in a family house
  • Snacks and extra drinks
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This is an easygoing trek, so anyone with a sense of adventure and in good physical condition is welcome to join
  • Aït Souka has an elevation of 1,983 meters (6,506 feet)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1602 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.7/5

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This day trip was amazing. Youssef was a great guide, who really knew the area and was able to give lots of information about the various stop. The short hike was nice, although it would be cool to go on a longer hike. However, the lunch afterwards was fantastic, with an amazing view and outstanding hospitality. The camel ride to top it off was a great experience, and the guides were very helpful in explaining the various use for the camels. I would definitely recommend this tour if you’re looking for a light hike, amazing stories, and delicious food. I think it was my favourite Tajine I have had in Morocco so far. Thanks again to Youssef, he really made this an unforgettable experience.

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October 3, 2022

The best trip we did from Marrakesh, super professional guides and incredible views. Our guide for the hike, Rashid Jellah, has been amazing. Told us stories about the mountain and took us amazing pictures. The lunch was great with an incredible view, the quality was top notch as well. Rashid even made sure street sellers would not harass us, that's can be really annoying.

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September 28, 2022

Highly recommended excursion. Transport as impeccable driver. The food in the Berber village surprisingly delicious. Special mention to our guide Hamid. Very professional, he marked us at all times the rhythm of going up and down the mountain, and always aware of indicating the possible difficulties of the way. Thank you Hamid.

September 27, 2022

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