Marrakech: Private Day Trip & Hiking Atlas Mountains

4.6 / 5

56 reviews

Marrakech: Private Day Trip & Hiking Atlas Mountains

From $82.91 per person

A day trek to discover and hike outside Marrakech towards the beautiful Atlas Mountains. This 3-hour trek will cross authentic and old villages and provide great views of the superb Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in Morocco.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Arabic
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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a nice hike in the Atlas mountains
  • Explore the Berber villages and green valleys
  • Have lunch with a local family
  • See great views of high mountain peaks
Full description
Your day will begin when you meet with your driver at 8:30AM by the Cafe of Hotel Ali, situated near the post office at Jamaa Elfna Square. From here, you will drive towards the Toubkal National Park. At 10:00AM, you will meet with your mountain guide and have some mint tea before heading out to walk. At 10:30AM, your walk will start from the center of Imlil up to the Ait Souka Village. Here you will discover nice views towards Mount Toubkal, which at 4,167-meters is the highest peak in North Africa and considered one of the best trekking locations in Morocco. The walk will then continue, crossing the villages of Tamaterte, Targa Imoula and Achain. The trail will reach its highest point in Imlil (2,000 meters), from where you will receive a fantastic view over all of the Imlil villages. At 1:30PM, you will be welcomed into a Berber local family to have your lunch on a beautiful roof terrace with nice views over the mountains and farms of walnuts, cherries and apples. At 2:00PM you will set off for the rest of the walk so as to complete the circle of the Imlil center. Following this walk at 3:00PM, you will meet your driver and drive back to Marrakech, where you will be dropped off at your accommodation or the airport depending on your wishes.
Includes
  • Private, round-trip transport from Marrakech to Imlil
  • English, French or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Lunch meal
  • Mint tea
  • Mineral water
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Hotel Ali, Marrakech City Center, Behind Poste Maroc

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    Important information

    Not allowed

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    Know before you go

    • Good walking shoes are required for this tour
    • Please inform of any food allergies in advance
    • Always dress according to the weather
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.6 /5

    based on 56 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.8/5
    • Transportation
      4.8/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Safety
      4.8/5
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    We had a wonderful day walking through the Atlas mountains with our guide. He was very friendly and professional. We started with a walk to his village, had tea at his mother's house (who was also lovely) and then set off on our walk up the mountains, often stepping up large rock stairs and hills, so it does take some walking! After the walk we stopped at a house and had a private lunch of tagine with a view over the snow toppled Atlas mountains. I would highly recommend this tour. Well worth it.

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    February 13, 2020

    This was an excellent introduction for us to the Atlas mountains and the Berber villages at the foot of Toubkal. Our guide Abdul, himself local to one of the villages, was very knowledgeable, very genuine and very friendly. He seemed to know everyone we passed on the streets and mountain paths! He changed his tour plan when he learnt how much we love hiking and we ended actually staying the night in a beautiful hotel overlooking the mountains instead of heading back to Marrakesh. We had a lovely, fresh tajine lunch in a local household and had an extra hike to the nearby pass before watching the sunset over these beautiful mountains and kind, genuine people.

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    January 31, 2020

    A great tour and chance to see the real Moroccan life outside of marrrakesh. We saw a lot in one day, from markets and amazing landscapes and Berber villages and homes. Was definitely worth doing the trip and a rich cultural experience, friendly guide and the tour was relaxing and fun for me and my mother.

    December 24, 2019

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