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Imlil valley high Atlas Mountains day trip Marrakech

Sahara desert & Atlas Mountains Combined tour (Berber villages) – 5D/4N

Explore both Sahara desert & Atlas Mountains to see the most of both destinations & experience several activities in a short period.



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Explore both Sahara desert & Atlas Mountains to see the most interesting attractions of both destinations & experience several activities only in 5 days.

Day 1: Marrakech – Ait Benhadou – Ouarzazate – Todra Gorges. 360km

Departure from Marrakech at 7:00 am on 4WD/minivan over Tizi n’Tichka (2260m) the highest road mountain pass in Morocco, we enjoy spectacular views of the surroundings areas including the zigzagging road.
On the way to Ouarzazate, we have a visit to fortified & famous Ksars & Kasbahs of Aït Benhaddou. Continue the way & cross Ouarzazate & enjoy the beauty of Valley of the Roses & Kellat Mgouna, leave the main road and drive to Dades valley, visit and then continue through the small city of  Tinghir to magnificent of Todra Gorges.  Overnight at the hotel/Riad.

Day 2 :Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga – Erg Chebbi. 170km.

After breakfast at the hotel, visit of the Todra gorges and then way to Merzouga through several beautiful desert towns; Tinjdad, Erfoud & Rissani, arrival to Merzouga.Get ready for the camel trek from Merzouga to Erg Chebbi (2hrs), overnight at the nomadic camp in the heart of the highest dunes in Morocco (150m), possibility to see the sunset. .Berber dinner, perhaps a little entertainment and drum party. You can choose to sleep under the stars or in tents at our desert camp.

Day 3 :Erg Chebbi – Merzouga – Alnif – Tazzarine –Ouarzazate – Imlil valley. 580km.

Wake up early to enjoy the views of sunrise in the desert, after breakfast, join the Camels again to ride back by a different way over the dunes to return to our waiting vehicle at Merzouga, way through Alnif, Tazzarine & a part of the long Draa valley before arriving to Agdez and then continue to Marrakech via Ouarzazate & Tizi n’Tichka pass (2260m), continue through Ourika valley  & Tahnaoute to reahc the High Atlas Mountains by the end of the day.Overnight at the guest house.

Day 4:  Imlil valley 1740m (High Atlas Mountains (1740m)– Tizi Oussem village (1850m).

After breakfast, meet the guide & muleteers and then start the trek & climb Tizi Mzik pass (2684m), spectacular view over Imlil valley (1740m) & Toubkal Summit, continue to Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas Mountains (100m of hight) 2300m of altitude, down the Azzaden valley through juniper forest to get to Tizi Oussem village (1850m).Overnight at the Guest house in the village.5hrs walking.

Day 5: Tizi Oussem(1850m) – Id Issa village (1800m) – Tizi Oudid (2000m) – Mattat valley Marrakech.

After breakfast, enjoy the sunshine on this colorful valley & its marvelous typical Berber villages, leave Tizi Oussem & continue down to Id Issa village, before heading up to Tizi Oudid mountain pass (2000m), cross matat village after a wild thurifer juniper  forest, get lunch under walnut groves and relax near the river.On the afternoon transfer back to Marrakech.

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(Private tour for 2 people).


English speaking guide for the whole trip.
All meals during the trek and tour.
4 nights accommodation (including 1 at nomadic camp).
Transport on a comfortable 4WD/minivan.
Camel ride in Merzouga.
Mule to carry your luggage during the trek.
Bottled water during the way & meals.


Travel Insurance
Any other expenses which are not listed above will be at your charge.


Riad Babylon / similar
Nomadic Camp
Riad Jnane Imlil
Berber house