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Imlil

A thriving trekking centre in the High Atlas Mountains just 90 minutes south of Marrakech, the village is in a wonderful setting overlooked by Jbel Toubkal which at 4,167 metres, is the highest peak in North Africa. There is a wide choice of treks for all abilities amongst some of the most stunning mountainous scenery Morocco has to offer.

Marrakech

Marrakech is the gateway to Morocco for most visitors, and understandably so. One of the four Imperial cities, it is an exciting city with true Moroccan soul and culture, a feast for the senses that caters well for visitors. From the atmospheric souks of the medina, to the villages of the High Atlas Mountains a short drive away, Marrakech offers a vast range of options for the visitor either on a short trip or as part of a longer adventure.

17 Mountain Explorer and Marrakech

For those looking to combine the beauty and peace of the High Atlas Mountains with the excitement of the Marrakech, this trip provides the opportunity to do the three valleys trek to/ from Imlil before experiencing the vibrancy of the souks and sights of city.

 

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Overview

Our recommendations

Season: March to November.

Length: 7 nights. This itinerary lends itself very well also to 10 nights.

Flights: Marrakech (1.5 hours to Imlil).

Destination Options: In the High Atlas mountains Imlil (1,800m altitude) is well suited to trekkers, but for a pool or a warmer destination Ouirgane (1,000m) is a good alternative.

Pricing: See details tab - from £405 pp for 7 nights based on 2 persons sharing (B&B), excl. flights. Price varies by room, season and exchange rate.

Transport options: Taxi. All travel times are approximate and included in the price.

Extension options: Essaouira (Atlantic Coast) located 2.5 hours west of Marrakech.

Activity options: Day or overnight trekking on horse/camel (in Essaouira), camel or foot in the High Atlas and dayexcursions from Marrakech.

Weather: Please have a look at our 'Weather' page with further details and an average temperature guideline in various locations throughout the year.

Details

Mountain Explorer and Marrakech

For those looking to combine the beauty and peace of the High Atlas Mountains with the excitement of the Marrakech, this trip provides the opportunity to do the three valleys trek to/ from Imlil before experiencing the vibrancy of the souks and sights of city.

Prices from £405 per person (7 nights) excluding flights*

Day Nights' Stay Typical itinerary for illustration
1 2 Fly to Marrakech & taxi transfer to he High Atlas village of Imlil (approx 1.5 hrs). Spend two nights in a traditional guest house.
2   After breakfast, take a leisurely stroll around this charming traditional village, eat some lunch in one of the local cafe's or at the famous Kasbah du Toubkal perched high on the mountains. Afternoon can be spent either relaxing on the roof terrace with coffee/mint tea or continue with your exploration of the village.
3 2 Trek Day 1: Depart Imlil towards Tacheddirt passing by Tamatert. Lunch on the col of Tizi n' Tamatert. After lunch continue to Ouanesekra-Tamguist. Arrive at Tinerhourhine for the night (5 hours' walking).
4   Trek Day 2: Depart Tinerhourhine along the valley passing by Ikkiss. Then Tizi n' Aguersioual. Lunch at Matate. Continue via the Tizi n' Oudite Pass towards Aït Aïssa for the night (5 to 6 hours' walking).
5 3 Trek Day 3: depart Aït Aïssa towards Tizi Oussem over the Tizi Mzik Pass, the village of Mzik to arrive back at Imlil (4 to 5 hours' walking). Taxi transfer to Marrakech (approx 1.5 hrs), evening visit to the main Place Jemma de Fna.
6   Visit the historic sites Saadian Tombs, Badii Palace, Bahia Palace and museums Maison Tiskiwine and Musee de Marrakech, take lunch in the main square (a guide can be arranged).**
7   Visit the Agdal Gardens and Yves St Laurents Majorelle Gardens (via Caleche optional) and shop for Moroccan handicrafts at one of the Centre Artisanal's (a guide can be arranged).**
8   Depending on flight times do some shopping in the souks for gifts/souvenirs and taxi transfer to airport.

Pricing: * Based on 2 persons sharing (B&B), all meals during the trek, excl. flights, staying at Dar Ouassaggou (Imlil) and Riad Darhani (Marrakech) - budget accommodation; Naturally Morocco can offer a range of alternatives if required. Price varies by room, season and exchange rate.

Transport options: Taxi. All travel times are approximate and included in the price.

Extension options: Essaouira (Atlantic Coast) located 2.5 hours west of Marrakech.

Activity options: ** Day or overnight trekking on horse/camel (in Essaouira), camel or foot in the High Atlas and day excursions from Marrakech.

Request a Quotation or Tel: UK: 0845 345 7195 (local rate) or 01239 710 814

Location

Imlil

A thriving trekking centre in the High Atlas Mountains just 90 minutes south of Marrakech, the village enjoys a wonderful setting overlooked by Jbel Toubkal which, at 4,167 metres, is the highest peak in North Africa. There is a wide choice of treks for all abilities amongst some of the most stunning mountain scenery Morocco has to offer.

Marrakech

Marrakech is the gateway to Morocco for most visitors, and understandably so.  One of the four Imperial Cities, it is an exciting city with true Moroccan soul and culture, a feast for the senses that caters well for visitors.  From the atmospheric souks of the medina, to the villages of the High Atlas Mountains a short drive away, Marrakech offers a vast range of options for the visitor either on a short trip or as part of a longer adventure.

Duration
5-7 Nights