Atlas Valley Trekking Tours
Strongly recommended year round, the Atlas valleys and Berber villages trekking options are for those not intent on climbing Toubkal. They offer, in our opinion, the best mountain scenery and Berber villages within the Imlil and Toubkal National Park area. And because they stay below the snowline, they are accessible in the winter to all regardless of experience
Atlas Mountains Trekking
Another great Morocco day tour destination from Marrakech is Azzaden & Imlil Valley. This valley is located in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains and less then one-hour drive from Marrakech. This picturesque valley offers the typical landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. Moroccan tour operators also provide visits to last village of the valley imlil & Tizi Oussem. The attraction is lovely scenery and walk to the seven waterfalls
Imlil is best known as a base for trekkers and mountaineers. As a village it is situated in a stunning location, fairy-tale like especially in winter. For Toubkal, this is the stopping off point for 90% of walkers or trekkers looking to climb the highest mountain in N. Africa. Here you can find accommodation, guides, mules, equipment
Jebel Toubkal is North Africa’s highest mountain. It has been a target for mountain climbers since the 1920’s when the Club Alpin francais founded a branch in Casablanca and European adventurers started discovering High Atlas Mountains. The following trekking options offer more or less direct paths to the Toubkal peak, with a variety of stopovers at the region’s highlight spots.
There are thousands of walking routes all over morocco; miles of trails, that will take you over green terraces and duns and deep valleys, with some amazing surrounding scenery. Every part of morocco offers some kind of walking/trekking and hiking opportunities.
Imlil Valley Trek
Travel from Marrakech through many little hamlets and Berber villages to the magnificent Western High Atlas Mountains. Trek past the villages of Imlil, Arghen and M’zzik. Visit; a village in the Assif Aït Mizane Valley, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields of fruit trees and vegetables. Get over Tiz M’zzik Mountain pass and descent through junipper trees down to Tizi Oussem villagea for the night .
Three valley & Berber Villages Trek
Strongly recommended year round, this is a fantastic trek for those not climbing Toubkal. It offers in our opinion the best mountain scenery and Berber villages within the Imlil and Toubkal National Park area. And because it stays below the snowline, it is accessible in the winter to all regardless of experience
Imlil To Ourika Valley Trek
Despite its relative proximity, each of the valleys differ the other. Due to the subsoil consisting of minerals and different compounds, they are of significant colours and soil, which subsequently affect the character of the human dwellings. An amazing trek across the two Berber valleys of the High Atlas Mountains leads from Imlil to Setti Fadma via Tizi n’Tacheddirt (3600m) and Ourika valley.
The altitude allows for great panoramic views over the Toubkal National Park. The second part of the trek will be marked with a color change.
Berber Villages Trek
Spend 4 days exploring the high peaks of the Atlas Mountains on foot. A hike amidst cool vegetation of juniper is a perfect way to rejuvenate your mind and body. Go across deep gorges, gushing river streams and groves of cherry and walnut trees, as your guide takes you on a great walk up and down the beautiful hills.