Cascades d’Irhoulidene

Toubkal National Park

This splendid waterfall cascades for more than 20m above Azib Tamsoult and makes an excellent full-day hike from Imlil or acclimisation day en route to climbing Toubkal. A small shop nearby sells cold drinks and basic snacks.

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Nearby Toubkal National Park attractions

1. Imlil Waterfalls

4.03 MILES

Two small waterfalls just south of the Kasbah du Toubkal make a pleasant afternoon walk from Imlil.

2. Marigha Salt Mine


Local villagers mine salt here using traditional methods that have been in use for generations, pulling buckets of mineral-rich water from wells up to 20m…

3. Petroglyphs

10.8 MILES

A signed open-air petroglyph site sits just at the entrance to Oukaimeden, with carved illustrations of pastoral life and geometric patterns first…

4. Wednesday Souq

12.82 MILES

The small Wednesday souq is a reliable place to fill up on fresh vegetables and packaged goods before leaving on a long hike.

5. Tin Mal Mosque

17.03 MILES

This Almohad-era mosque was built in 1156 in honour of the dynasty’s strict spiritual leader, Mohammed Ibn Tumart, and it remains an architectural wonder…

6. Amizmiz Tuesday Souq

18.14 MILES

The bustling Amizmiz souq remains one of the most sprawling in all the High Atlas.

7. Ecomusée Berbère

21.76 MILES

Four kilometres past Tnine, a discreet sign points up a dirt path into the Amazigh (Berber) village of Tafza, where the three-storey mud-brick ksar …

8. Safranerie de l'Ourika

22.6 MILES

Almost anything thrives in Ourika’s rich soil, including saffron, organically grown here from bulbs that are cultivated near Talouine. Saffron is a high…