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$46.56 Day Trips & Excursions

Imlil Valley, Mt Toubkal, Berber Tea: Full-Day Tour with Camel

Take a day trip from Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains and visit the souks at Tahanaout and Asni en route. Continue on to Ouirgane, where you can choose to take a mule trek, a hike, or ride .Your tour begins with a pick-up at your Marrakech hotel at 9am. From there you’ll head out on a day excursion into the Atlas Mountains. En route you’ll have views of a variety of landscapes, mountain streams, colored rock cliffs, valleys, and Berber villages.Visit the local souks at Tahanaout and Asni (on Tuesdays and Saturdays), for an opportunity to photograph these colorful, traditional rural markets that are bustling with activity. Continue on to Imlil , where you’ll enjoy hillside views overlooking local villages. From here, you can choose an optional mule trek through scenic countryside and remote villages, a hike through similarly beautiful Mountains. At the end of the tour you’ll be transferred back to your hotel in Marrakech.

$104.61 Day Trips & Excursions

Full Day Trip to the Ouirgan Valley and Assni from Marrakech

Your driver/guide will pick you up at your Hotel or Riad in Marrakech in the morning and we will go towards the head of the High Atlas Mountains. We will stop on the way in Tahanaout to enjoy panoramic views over the valley full of olive trees and an old Berber village to take some good pictures. On the way to Ouirgane, you will experience the beauty of the landscapes of the traditional Berber villages in the green valleys. If you want, you can visit a local Argan cooperative run by women who produce it and buy some good products. We will pass by the house of a local family to see how they live and work in the small mountain villages and enjoy a fresh mint tea. Soon we will arrive at Ouirgane village, which is the starting point of various treks to the Jebel Tassa ouirgane, just near the second highest mountain in Africa. There we will find our guide waiting for us to take you in an amazing hike. If you do not feel like walking, you can relax and enjoy the panoramic views on a terrace in the village. Lunch will be served in a rural house by a local family. Return trip to Marrakech and arrival at your Hotel or Riad at the end of the afternoon.

$75.66 Day Trips & Excursions

Private day trip to Ouirgane valley & Tinmel Mosque from Marrakech

This Full day trip from Marrakech to Tinmel mosque located in the heart of the majestic Atlas Mountains near Ijoukak village passing through Ouirgane village, will reveal the hidden history of the first vestige of Almohad dynasty listed in 1997 a World Heritage by UNESCO and you will also discover the exceptional Berber lifestyle and the extraordinary contrast of lights and colors present on the beautiful landscapes of the Atlas. Our discovery day will begin with an early departure from Marrakech toward Tinmel Mosque, the cultural and spiritual cradle of the Almohads founded by Mehdi Ibn Toumert in the early 12th century and was his command center for the conquest of Marrakech in 1147. The architecture of this monument is typical and was the great source of inspiration for the construction of the famous Koutoubia mosque in Marrakech. Through a zigzag road of the Atlas Mountains you will enjoy beautiful views of traditional Berber villages in the stands and Nfis Valley to Ouirgane Lake. In the shade and the shores of this huge lake you will enjoy unique natural landscapes of the Atlas landscape full of contrasts of light and reflections of shadows and amazing colors. After that, you will take the road to Tinmel Mosque that can be seen from afar, clinging to the mountainside overlooking the steep valley of Ouirgane. The rare architectural heritage of Almohad dynasty, which was restored in 1995, is almost square and has a modest dimension of 48.10 m in length and 43.60 m of width, nevertheless in addition being a true cultural and spiritual center of the empire it had a great strategic importance, it is one of the locks of the south road, by Tizi n'Test pass. You will have the opportunity to know the whole history of this divine Mosque with the help of an official guide. You will then stop near Ijoukak village to discover the current Berber lifestyle while savoring an authentic Berber Tagine at a local restaurant. After your lunch break, you will enjoy a wonderful walk through the houses and paths of the village and terraces of almond and walnut fields from where you will have exceptional panoramic views on most of the regions landscapes. Return to your accommodation in Marrakech at the end of the afternoon.

$35.74 Cultural & Theme Tours

Atlas Mountains & dessert agfay with camel ride

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Atlas Desert Trip, Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionAgafay Desert Day trip:High Atlas agafay desert day trip, Lake Takerkoust & Ouirgan and Azzaden Valley. On this exciting expedition you’ll move 4×4 on associate degree off-the-beaten-track Atlas circuit of scenic contrasts and experiences .We embrace a drive across the barren Marrakech desert of Agafay, with an exquisite background of High Atlas peaks, and that we begin a visit to lake Takerkoust then a awfully scenic drive . After, on a remote mountain road to the Azzaden Valley via Amizmiz .After a tasty local lunch at Berber House Retreat you’ll have time to explore the Berber hamlet of Tassa Ouirgane on foot, relax and enjoy unrivalled views of the High Atlas mountains .From lake to mountains as we head higher into the Atlas to the regional Berber town of Amizmiz. If you visit on a Tuesday you’ll witness one of the most traditional and exotic weekly markets in the Atlas mountains.Next we follow a little-used mountain, road to the village of Marigha from where we head off. Road for six klick following the Azzaden valley, to Tassa Ouirgane village, and Toubkal national park .Berber Market Days:If your holiday time allows, take this tour on a day to coincide with a Berber market en route.Amizmiz Market Day TuesdaysOuirgane Market Day ThursdaysAsni Market Day SaturdaysDuration: 7 hours

$92.05 Private & Custom Tours

Private Day-Trip from Marrakech to the High Atlas

Our day tour includes private transport and a specialist guide. Leaving Marrakech , you can see the Lake Lalla Takerkoust before visiting the serene plateau of Kik. The road then twists through Holm Oak and juniper forest to the heart of the Mountains at Ouirgane. A picnic lunch lakeside or at a Berber village will set you up to explore the surroundings, or take a walk through the valley, stopping off for a cup of tea with a Berber family. Alternatively if you are feeling the need for a relaxing afternoon- why not consider an hour or two next to a swimming pool, with a refreshing drink in a local Ksar or garden?  Return via Asni village to MarrakechTour price includes:- Pick up and drop off in Marrakech- Private transport- Specialist guide- Picnic lunch- Tea with familyExcluded:- Tips- Extras- Activities such as swimming pool etc.- Any other food and drinks not specified

$58.20 Day Trips & Excursions

Ouirgane: Day Trip from Marrakech

A one hour drive from  Marrakech is the Berber village of Ouirgane, nestled in the tranquil foothills of the High Atlas Mountains in the heart of the Toubkal National Park.  On the way stop at the busy little town of Asni which is a buzz of activity as local Berbers ply to sell their produce, particularly on Saturdays which is market day.  When you arrive at  Ouirgane, take in the wonderful views and see the variety of bird life while taking a walking tour of the area. Use your free time to explore the village. In recent years a dam was built creating a reservoir which adds to the visual appeal of the valley. Enjoy lunch at local restaurant. Visit on Thursdays and see the markets that are open.