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Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages Day Trip from Marrakech

  • See the Atlas Mountains by footpaths, camel, and mule
  • Cultural experience: share lunch and tea with a Berber family
  • Meet locals to learn about Moroccan culture
Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages Day Trip from Marrakech
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Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages Day Trip from Marrakech
From US$46.00
Explore the Berber villages of the Atlas Mountains on a full-day trip to the Imlil Valley, Ait Souka, Azroul waterfalls, and Taourirt. Visiting Berber homes to eat lunch and drink tea gives this day a more personal feel than traditional tours, with time to ride a camel, hike, and ride a mule to a Berber community high in the mountains.
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Marrakech and then travel into the Atlas Mountains via Moulay Brahim Gorges, where you’ll pause by a riverside trailhead for a scenic camel ride.

Next, continue into the beautiful Imlil Valley, stopping in a Berber village for a traditional welcome: a glass of mint tea. From there, ride a mule 1.9 miles (3 kilometers) to the highest village in the Imlil Valley, with spectacular views along the way.

To get to the Berber village of Ait Souka, you’ll hike for roughly two hours, passing a series of small communities and stopping for lunch in a Berber home that overlooks terraced fields. After visiting the Azroul waterfalls, head back to the vehicle for the return trip to Marrakech, where this tour concludes.
Reviews (169)
1 - 5 of 48 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent our birthday on this tour and it didn’t disappoint. Fun from start to finish. With Mohammed (potato) our guide making the tour all the more special. He was funny, knowledgeable and more than helpful. Would highly recommend this tour!!

1  Thank 508cathj
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Great day trip. Loved it

Was a little worried about this trip as I was aware there would be a fair bit of walking and having problems with my knees was unsure but so glad I tackled it. Was a fantastic day out. Mohammed our guide was a fantastic host...More

1  Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
In the mountains

It was an early morning for us, and Mohammed (potatoes) made us feel welcome throughout. We met him in the main square for pick up, due to our riad being hard to reach. The trip had lots of stops and helped to break up the...More

1  Thank 505kashifn
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Nothing as advertised

We just got back from the tour and unfortunately we feel like we waisted a day in our holiday. Yes the driver was extremely friendly and picked us up at our riad. Our guide was also very young with lots of jokes. But that was...More

Thank Claudio S
Reviewed 4 days ago
A Definite Must

This mountain hiking tour and visit to Berber villages was one of the most memorable and fun experiences that I have ever had. Mohammad was absolutely fantastic. He's an excellent guide and we all really enjoyed spending the day with him. He's also very knowledgeable...More

Thank Walteremhal
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7 October 2018|
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Response from 574Mandy | Reviewed this property |
I wore leggings even though it was hot, not sure on temperatures for this time of year, but it will get cooler in the mountains... Enjoy...
Dasha S
18 September 2018|
Response from 574Mandy | Reviewed this property |
The camels looked to be in good health, they are kept at the side of the road but the trail you take is away from the main road, I didn't see water for the camels however they ships of the desert and can go days without.