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Travel to the mountain village of Imlil on a full-day trip from Marrakech, and discover the stark, beautiful scenery of the High Atlas. Explore undulating walnut orchards, slip into the winding Moulay Brahim Gorge and get a glimpse of local life in the small community of Asni. Delve farther into the rumpled landscape: mount a mule to climb from Imlil to Aroumd, whose terraced gardens cascade down the steep valley walls, and enjoy a traditional meal in a Berber home.
Escape the heat of Marrakech and drive into the Atlas Mountains on a full-day tour to Imlil and atlas mountains. Ride a mule and pass Berber villages and enjoy the stunning views of the countryside. Enjoy a traditional lunch in a Berber house and take a short walk with your driver before driving back to Marrakech. Atlas mountains and imlil day trips are one of the most spectacular day trips from Marrakech if you desire to get out of the city and delve into the authentic and rural side of Morocco. We will start our Imlil day trip at 09 am from marrakech by a 4WD vehicle or minivan for a 2-hour drive south up the Moulay Brahim Gorges, and the Berber village of Asni very popular for its weekly market every Saturday then to Imlil. Imlil is a small village at the foothills of the highest mountains in Morocco Toubkal mountain. Imlil is the center to hire mountain guides and mules due to its unique position and its connection to several Berber villages and a very popular starting point for treks and hikes for climbing Toubkal mountain. Arrival at Imlil here we shall leave our vehicle to take mules for around 40 minutes towards the south to the Berber village of Aroumd (Aremd) (1843m) set in the upper-level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains, the main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions to get our lunch which will be served in a Berber house in the village of Aroumd. Afterward, you can take a short walk before we return to Marrakech.
- Enjoy beautiful panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains
- Visit a weekly Berber market,
- see Berber villages, and have lunch in a Berber house
- Receive insights from a knowledgeable local guide
- Ride on the back of a mule to Aroumd from Imlil
- English speaking Driver/guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Extra soft drinks more than what's provided