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Hiking in the Atlas Mountain & Berber villages from Marrakech

Explore the spectacular countryside of Morocco as you walk through the beautiful Berber villages on this day-hike in the Atlas Mountains with one of our certified mountain guides.






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  • Explore the amazing Berber villages of Morocco on this day hike.
  • Enjoy a traditional Berber lunch in a beautiful Berber household.
  • Witness amazing views of the Atlas Mountains as you hike.


Located in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco, Imlil is definitely worth exploring. Join us as we take you to this amazing Berber village on a day hike.

Indeed a spectacular village, Imlil also acts as the starting point for many treks in the region. No wonder it is a popular destination of many explorers.

On the trip, you’ll spend an enriching day exploring the Moroccan countryside and also get a chance to enjoy local Berber cuisine.

We’ll begin by picking you up from Marrakech early morning and drive towards Imlil. Showing you the beautiful Berber villages, we’ll halt for some traditional mint tea or delicious Berber bread and soup on the way. You can also take some amazing photographs here.

Passing via Tahnaout and Moulay, we’ll reach Imlil and you’ll be amazed to see the authentic charm of the village. In case you happen to visit on a Tuesday or a Saturday, you can also stop by at the local markets of Tahnaout or Asni before reaching Imlil.

The route offers enchanting views of the Atlas Mountains and the beautiful countryside of Morroco. Once in Imlil, you can either opt for a half-day trek or a full-day tour.

A half-day trek offers a walk or a mule ride for about an hour or two around the amazing village and afterward, you’ll enjoy a traditional Berber lunch in a Berber house – or maybe relish it under a walnut tree.

In case you book a full day trek, we’ll start from Imlil and head towards the beautiful Imnan valley. You’ll wind around the circular valley and can enjoy your lunch on the banks of the river before heading back to Imlil. We’ll then take you back to Marrakech, ending this incredible trip.

The total duration of the walk will not be more than 6-7 hours.

You’ll have an exceptional experience in this wonderful village and wouldn’t want to miss it. So, send us a message now to reserve your seat. Also, check out our page for some more adventures in Morocco.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Lunch

- Transportation start and back

- Transport during the trip

Price details

Price Includes: Mules to carry your luggage.

* Further discounts are available for a group size of more than 10 people. Pride does not Include: Personal insurance,


and Drinks.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking

About the guide: Mountain

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Tour Operator

I am Mohamed Toudaoui, experienced certified trekking guides based in Imlil, near Marrakech. I am the co-founder of the Mountain Travel Morocco (MTM) Trekking Company which is the first and only High Atlas Mountain-based trekking agency. For more than 20 years, we have been guiding visitors to discover the best parts of Morocco, exploring hidden cornes alongside the Berber people othe Moroccan High Atlas and the magical desert.

I speak English, French, Spanish and German. I am a fully certified mountain guide. I am a graduate of the Mountain Guides Training Center in Morocco (Centre de Formation Aux Metiers de Montagne CFAMM). We are also graduates from the Federation Royale de Ski et Montagne. Our company is registered at the Minister of Tourism with an official license.

Your safety is our number one priority. Our leaders and guides have undertaken the Wilderness First Aid Medical Course. They are competent to deal with any adverse situations during the tours. Our guides, porters and mule handlers are well paid, well fed and treated ethically.

We are ecologically aware and will not do anything to damage the beautiful environment of Morocco. We are also good listeners. Understanding people is an important skill in the High Atlas.


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What people are saying about Mountain



Our trip to the Atlas Mountains & summit of Toubkal was one of the best experiences of my partner and I’s lives. Mohammad the organiser was friendly, helpful and made us feel safe and at home. Jamal our guide was amazing. He ensured we made it to the top of the mountain whilst explaining local culture and history. We formed a strong bond and I was very sad to be leaving. As the weather was good and we made the summit and back in 2 days we had time to mountain bike through the valley for the third day, again with Jamal showing us the ropes and treating us to fresh mint tea. A truly unforgettable trip and we will certainly be back when we can. Thank you Mohammad, Jamal and the beautiful village of Imlil and it’s surroundings.



We had a fantastic three days organised meticulously by Mohamed and led by Hasan. Hiking up Toubkal was beautiful, and Hasan even took us up another peak too. The food and accomodation were exceptional and everyone was so friendly. I wouldn't hesitate t recommend and will definitely return!



Had a great trip with Hassan, one of the guides, service (and food!) were great.



Abdul was a fantastic guide and made the journey very enjoyable. He was very knowledgeable about the area and made sure to keep a pace which was challenging but doable for all participants. Mohamed was an excellent cook as well and I always looked forward to his meals. The area was beautiful and the climb to Mt. Toubkal is certainly unforgettable. I'm very glad I choose this tour, especially at this price.



The guide was perfect and the cooking and bag man was super cool and made perfect meals. I am realy happy about this trip and happy to meet greate people! Thanke you and your team!

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