Immerse yourself in rural Morocco and discover the local way of life in the mountains with a day trip to Imlil. The stunning scenery of the High Atlas Mountain range is the perfect backdrop for a single-day tour to the charming village of Imlil. Experience the enchanting southern Morocco as you embark on a scenic desert drive, taking in rugged landscapes and powerful vistas of the High Atlas Mountains, among other attractions. This trip offers a glimpse into the intense Moroccan culture.
While Marrakech boasts a wide range of attractions, taking a road trip to the serene mountains is a refreshing change of pace. Imlil is a quaint mountain village that’s perfect for those who love mountains, hiking, and the simple life. This day trip also presents an excellent opportunity to catch a glimpse of Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa.
In addition to its breathtaking scenery, Imlil is known for its delicious tagines, a traditional Moroccan dish prepared with vegetables, lamb, beef, or chicken and heavily spiced. The local Berber tribe Amazigh still lives a simple life, providing a unique insight into their everyday life and traditions. A day trip to Imlil not only offers amazing scenery but also a contrasting view to the vibrant city life of Morocco.
Embark on an unforgettable day trip to Imlil, the picturesque mountain village nestled in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains. Our journey begins in the morning as we pick you up from your hotel in Marrakech in a private, air-conditioned vehicle. The 56-mile (90 km) drive is a feast for the senses, with breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountain valleys providing a stunning backdrop for the journey. Along the way, we’ll make stops at several small Berber villages, giving you the chance to explore the local culture and traditions.
As we arrive in Imlil, you’ll be awestruck by the surrounding valleys and panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains, including Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak. Our tour includes a visit to Toubkal National Park, covering 147 sq miles (380 km2), where you’ll have the opportunity to go hiking and explore the rugged terrain of the mountains. Later in the afternoon, we’ll take a desert mule ride to Berber villages, providing an authentic glimpse into the fascinating culture of the local tribes.
Our tour concludes with a visit to the spectacular Ait Mizane Valley, before we embark on the scenic road back to Marrakech. Our knowledgeable driver will drop you off at your accommodations, leaving you with unforgettable memories of an incredible single-day journey to the heart of rural Morocco
- Visiting Berber villages and getting a taste of the local cuisine
- Mule rides to the village of Aroumd
- Views of the Atlas Mountains are breathtaking.
- Enjoy Panoramic views of Mount Toubkal