Atlas Mountains & Camel Ride Day Trip
Trek Length:
1 day
Trek Cost:
from €30
Trek Grading:
easy
When To Go?:
all year round
Hassan Amzil runs Trek in Atlas. Hassan and his team will be in charge of your adventure. If you have any questions, you can get in touch with Hassan via email here.

We will share area insights and guide you through the landscape as the red city walls of Marrakech give way to plains, different green valleys, gorges, rivers, and more waterfalls.

Just an hour and half ride from Marrakech, the Atlas Mountains are like a different world with the cool, fresh mountain air. You will have a chance to make many stops and one of them for a visit of an original Berber house and learn about their ancient traditions. This Amazigh family will makes a welcoming tea and show you how to make traditional mint tea. Continue up to reach the last village where you will take a guided walk along some of the pretty trails and villages to reach the waterfall.

Feast on a delicious lunch full of flavor with a local family, we then add an other half hour of walk back to the car then Return back to Marrakesh around 5pm.

Day 1

Marrakech – Imlil Valley 1740m

Start your full-day trip with a pickup from your Marrakech accommodation by air-conditioned, comfortable minivan or 4wd vehicle.

First, you will enjoy the stunning scenery on your way to Imlil Valley (about 1 hour and a half drive) from Marrakech, which was made famous by its waterfalls. Visiting these amazing Valleys Views, you will take a scenic hike with a local professional guide for 1 hour and half to 2 hours round trip. Admire different landscapes and get spectacular views as far as the eye can see, also at this trip you can visit a Berber women’s cooperative extracting Argan oil (the unique Moroccan oil).

Continue to the second valley called Asni town heading a secluded mountain at (1100 meters above sea level). Pass through many traditional locals native areas. Explore Berber villages sizes built from adobe, stones. Watch an incredible contrast between colors like red clay, brown, yellow, blue sky, green forests, white snow… Get the chance to stop anywhere you want during a smooth drive with no rush.

Arrive to Imlil the third valley, where you will be provided a delicious full lunch: a typical meal with a soup, salad, Berber tajine, couscous, dessert, mint tea, mineral water in a local home and eating around breathtaking scenery famous by its fruit trees (apple, walnut, almonds, peaches…), observe the snowy summits of High Atlas Mountains. Take panoramic snapshots for the highest mountain in Morocco, Mount Toubkal (4167 meters).

Later on, the thrilling journey concludes with a drive back different path to Marrakech via Kik Platoux, arriving at approximately 5pm.

Please note the following can be done certain days:- You can visit the weekly souk (berber market) in Asni every Saturday and in Tahanaout every Tuesday.

Back to Marrakesh and its the end of the trip.

Included

Transport from and back to Marrakech, Mountain Guide, tea and lunch.

NOT Included

Flights, beverages, tickets, tips and personal expenses, walking equipment (available to hire upon request).

Notes

The price will vary according to whether it is high season or low season, the number of participants, the age of participants, special offers, changes to the length of the trek and changes to the length of transportation.

Please contact us for further information on up and coming departures.