Private sightseeing tour Introduction:
Imlil is a small village in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It is located 1740 meters above sea level. A portrait of Imlil and the problems and prospects of Morocco’s mountain populations. It is close
to the mountain Jebel Toubkal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. Imlil makes a good base for attempting to summit Toubkal.
Imlil is the center of mountain tourism in Morocco due to its unique position. From here, 90% of visitors head up to Toubkal, the highest mountain in Morocco. Imlil is the end of the tarmac road and is a natural place to hire mountain guides and mules for the onward trek.
Imlil is connected to Asni and Ikkiss by tracks. Open back trucks provide bus service several times a week between these three villages.
- Tour Duration: 1 Day
- Maximum Number of People: 20
- Tour Type: Transport Based
- Imlil & Asni Day Trip Itinerary
Departure by car from Marrakech around 9 in the morning for a 2hour drive south up the Moulay Brahim Gorges, Asni weekly market every Saturday then to Imlil (1740m), set in the upper-level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains, the main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions.
Here we shall leave our vehicle to take a welcome glass of mint tea in the village and meet your local guide prior to setting out for some 4km excursion. towards the south to the Berber village of Aroumd (Aremd) (1843m), passing the hamlets of ait souka, Targa, and Imola, up and down the stark slopes, the jagged Western High Atlas peaks of the Toubkal Massif before us – Jbels Aguelzim (3547m), Aksouâl (3847m) and the Adrar Adj (3122m) watching us all the way.
We shall stop at Aroumd to visit this rather singular village in the Assif Aït Mizane Valley, built seemingly house upon house on a large moraine spur, overlooking ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn, and vegetables and always surrounded by almond and walnut trees. We thence carry on for another Half an Hour to get to our lunch wish will be served among a Berber family in the village of achayn prior to setting off back down the other side of the valley back to Imlil and our return trip to Marrakech.
What’s Included :
- Pick Up and Drop off In Marrakech (Transport) Mountain Guide, Lunch
- Mules if needed
What’s Not Included :
Travel and accident insurance Drinks and items of a personal nature Personal equipment Anything else not mentioned on (section what’s included).