Atlas Mountains Day Trip with Camel Ride
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Pickup includedFrom the reception of your accommodation in Marrakech or an agreed local landmark
- Explore the Valley of Imlil with an expert local guide
- Discover traditional Berber villages and have mint tea with a local Berber family
- See the 13,671-foot (4,1-km) Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa
Asni (traditional market) optional
Imlil (tea, guided tour)
Tamatert (photo stop)
Ait Souka (lunch)
Moulay Brahim (camel ride)
Once you arrive in Imlil you will stop for a welcome glass of mint tea and meet your guide before commencing your tour of the local area. Your guide will help you decide on the length of your tour (you can choose between 1 and 3 hours) and then you will make your way to the largest and highest village in Imlil Valley.
Your journey will take you past waterfalls and the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa and Imoula. You will stop off in Tamatert and have the opportunity to take in the views of ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn, and vegetables, surrounded by cherry and walnut trees. Your guide will point out things of interest and talk to you about the Berber culture and heritage along the way. Travel down through the village of Ait Souka and afterwards enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal in a Berber family guest house.
Once you are rested you will begin your return trip down the other side of the valley to Taourirt to meet your vehicle. Your return transfer will take you via Moulay Brahim Gorges, where you will arrive at a main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions. Here you will have the opportunity to experience riding a camel. You will then continue your journey back to Marrakech, arriving back at approximately 6.00 pm.
- Return transport from Marrakech
- English-speaking guide (other languages can be catered for)
- Mint tea / coffee
- Camel ride
- Personal expenses
- Pregnant women