Day Trip from Marrakech to Imlil Atlas mountains

Day Trip from Marrakech to Imlil Atlas mountains


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Experience the natural beauty of the High Atlas Mountains on a full-day trip from Marrakech to the mountain village of Imlil. Imlil, located in the heart of the Atlas Mountains, is the starting point for treks to Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa.

As you travel to Imlil, you will pass through the picturesque landscape of undulating walnut orchards and the winding Moulay Brahim Gorge, giving you a glimpse of the local life in the small community of Asni. Once you arrive in Imlil, you will have the opportunity to delve deeper into the rugged landscape and embark on a mule ride to the mountain village of Aroumd.

Aroumd is a beautiful mountain village, known for its terraced gardens that cascade down the steep valley walls. The village is a perfect spot to take in the stunning views of the High Atlas Mountains and get a taste of the traditional Berber culture. As part of the tour, you will enjoy a traditional meal in a Berber home, offering a unique and authentic experience of the Imlil Atlas mountains.

This tour is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and explore the natural beauty of the Atlas Mountains. The tour includes convenient transportation to and from Marrakech, making it an easy and hassle-free way to discover Imlil.


  • English speaking Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Tips
  • Extra soft drinks more than what's provided
  • Gratuities

Tour Plan

Day Trip from Marrakech to Imlil Atlas mountains

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.

Highlights :

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

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