Leaving the chaos of Marrakech behind for a day and taking a one day Imlil day trip in the Atlas Mountains outside Marrakech is a brilliant way to spend some time in the great outdoors and see beyond the city limits. Spend a day in the Atlas Mountains trekking with a local guide and experience the beauty of life in the Berber villages nearby.
Imlil is the heart of the hiking area and a trekkers paradise and perfect for an Imlil day trip. Travel from your accommodation in Marrakech to the mountains in just 90 minutes. Once you arrive in Imlil, you will immediately feel the warmth of Berber hospitality. Wear some solid walking shoes and depart from the village to trek in the nearby trails to a village called Armed you will experience the beauty of Mount Toubkal from the valley below. Standing at 4170 m Mount Toubkal is a big attraction for day trips and serious trekkers alike.
As a day trip from Marrakech, this one can’t be beat. Fresh air, great food reaped from the local lands and cooked especially for you, enjoy fresh vegetables, flavorful tagine and the company of chatty residents who are eager to share their lifestyle with you.
Bring a pocket full of sweet treats or pencils for the kids you are bound to meet along the way!