Imlil Day Trip From Marrakech | Atlas Mountains Tours

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Imlil Day Trip From Marrakech. A day trip from Marrakech to Imlil is a popular excursion for travelers looking to experience the stunning High Atlas Mountains and the Berber culture. Imlil is a picturesque village located in the foothills of the Toubkal National Park. Making it a great starting point for exploring the surrounding mountains.

Imlil Day Trip From Marrakech | Atlas Mountains Tours

Here’s a detailed description of what you can expect from this day trip:

Departure from Marrakech: Your day begins with an early morning pick-up from your accommodation in Marrakech. You will be traveling in a comfortable vehicle with a knowledgeable local guide who will accompany you throughout the day.

Scenic Drive: The journey from Marrakech to Imlil takes approximately 1.5 to 2 hours, and it offers breathtaking views of the High Atlas Mountains. Including lush valleys, terraced fields, and traditional Berber villages. Your guide may make stops along the way for you to appreciate the scenery and learn about the region.

Explore Imlil:

Upon arrival in Imlil, you will have the opportunity to explore this charming Berber village. It is nestled in the foothills of the mountains and is known for its stunning location and traditional mud-brick houses. You can take a leisurely walk through the village, interact with locals, and learn about their way of life.

Guided Trek: Imlil is an excellent starting point for various trekking and hiking opportunities in the High Atlas Mountains. Your guide will tailor the trek to your preferences and fitness level. You can opt for a short and easy hike or a more challenging adventure. Popular trekking options include walks to nearby waterfalls, mountain trails, or visits to neighboring Berber villages.

Lunch: Your guide will arrange for lunch, which may include a traditional Berber meal. You can enjoy dishes like tagine or couscous with fresh, local ingredients.

Scenic Views: While trekking, you’ll be treated to stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains, valleys, and the Toubkal National Park. The scenery is often breathtaking, with snow-capped peaks in the distance and terraced fields that showcase the region’s natural beauty.

Return to Marrakech: In the late afternoon, you will depart from Imlil for the return journey to Marrakech, arriving back in the city in the early evening.

A day trip to Imlil offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and the chance to experience the natural beauty and Berber culture of the High Atlas Mountains. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or just looking for a scenic day in the mountains, Imlil provides an excellent opportunity to explore this beautiful part of Morocco.


Day Trip To Imlil From Marrakech is a tiny town located in the foothills of Morocco’s tallest peak, Toubkal. Imlil Morocco is a famous location for hiring mountain guides and mules owing to its unusual location and proximity to many Berber communities. It is also a popular starting place for treks and excursions to climb Toubkal. Arrival at Imlil waterfalls, where we will leave our vehicle and ride mules for approximately 40 minutes south to the Berber village of Aroumd (Aremd) (1843m), located in the upper-level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains, the main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions to obtain our lunch, which will be served in a Berber house in Aroumd. Following that, you are welcome to have a little stroll before we return to Marrakech.

Imlil Day Trips Highlights

  • Travel to the mountain village of Imlil on a full-day trip
  • Discover the stark, beautiful scenery of the High Atlas
  • Imlil waterfall
  • Mount a mule to climb from Imlil to Aroumd
  • Imlil morocco hiking
  • Enjoy a traditional meal in a Berber home.
  • Visit a weekly Berber market ( Asni Market on Saturdays )
  • See Berber villages and get a glimpse of local life
  • Imlil trekking
  • Receive insights from a knowledgeable local guide


Your Day Trip to Imlil From Marrakech Begin early in the morning in Marrakech and go to the high Atlas Mountains via Tahnaouet (local market on Tuesdays), Valley Ghighaya, Moulay Brahim gorges, Asni (market on Saturdays), and then via terraced fields of vegetables, fruit trees, walnuts, and cherries. Arrival in Imlil Valley, Morocco, 1740m, greeted by a local guide with a glass of mint tea, then riding mules or walking through Berber villages (Ait Souka, Targa Imoula, Tagadirte, between fields of fruit trees walnut, cherries, apples, vegetables, then passing by a waterfall before climbing to Armed village 1900m, lunch at Berber family with a view on the highest peak in North Africa Toubkal 4167m, Then return through the western route, viewing the Ait Mizane valley's historic irrigated terraced fields, passing by Ashien and Imlil villages before the center, the finish of walk & heading than Imlil to Marrakech, and end of Imlil Day Trip From Marrakech.

Included / Excludes


  • Pick-up from your hotel, riad, or accommodation in Marrakech.
  • Drop off at your hotel, riad or accommodation in Marrakech
  • Transport: A/C 4x4 Toyota Tx Prado or a spacious minivan for groups
  • English speaking driver and host
  • Lunch is included in a berber house in Aroumd village
  • Mules to go to the foothills of Toubkal Mountain to have lunch in a berber house.
  • Possibility to have a hiking guide instead of the mules
  • Non touristic area
  • No forced shopping or tourist traps

Not Include

  • Drinks
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Gratuities

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