Marrakech Atlas mountains A full-day trip from Marrakech takes you through three of the Atlas Mountains’ most beautiful valleys and the heart of traditional Berber life. A four-wheel-drive vehicle or minivan will take you into the mountains where you will see idyllic waterfalls, timeless villages, the Oukaimeden Valley, and the Asni Valley. A dramatic journey along stunning mountain roads leads you to a Berber home for your lunch, or, if you wish, to a restaurant. The Kik Plateau and Takerkoust Lake should be part of your visit.
- Tour the Atlas Mountains and 3 valleys in a private, full-day excursion
- Go on a camel ride and travel up the Atlas Mountains
- We’ll stop at Imlil Valley for some tea and cake.
- The village of Ait Souka can be reached by car, on foot, or by mules, and a traditional Berber meal is included in the visit.
- A Berber family invites you to visit their home and learn more about its way of life.
- A pickup and drop-off at the Asni Valley Hotel are included with this tour of Moulay Brahim.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||your accommodation in marrakech|
|DEPARTURE TIME||08:45 Pick-up from riad or hotel. Time may vary by 15 mins depending on pick-up point.
17:45 Drop-off and end of tour.
Atlas Mountains Three Valleys Details
Your Marrakech atlas mountains depart from Marrakech with an experienced guide to the first Ourika valley, about 1 hour drive from Marrakech. It is famous for its waterfalls (to visit this waterfalls, you need to walk for about 1 hour and 20 minutes for going and returning with a mountain guide). There are also Berber women extracting Argan oil (the unique Moroccan oil) here. You will also get spectacular views as far as the eye can see.
Taking a path that stands at 1800 meters above sea level, you will continue through the second valley known as Oukaimeden valley.
you will pass through traditional Berber villages built from adobe and stones, and if you want to experience the authentic life of Berber people, we can arrange for a delicious lunch for you in a typical Berber house. After that you will reach the third Asni valley, famous by its fruit trees (Apples, walnut, almonds, peaches…), this is where you can enjoy the sight of the snowy summits of the High Marrakech Atlas Mountains. then you cross the Kik plateau, getting to the beautiful Takerkoust lake that is used as a reservoir and to generate hydropower. The Day trip to atlas Mountains ends with a return drive to Marrakech…
The schedule is subject to change due to weather and season.
Take shoes with good grip plus sun protection.