Marrakech day trip to the Atlas mountains

Enjoy our Marrakech day trip to the Atlas mountains, and explore Ourika valley, Asni, and Imlil valley at once. Visit and share a meal with locals at their traditional homes. An opportunity to do some hiking in Imlil and quad biking at Lalla Takerkoust lake. One of the highly recommended day trips from Marrakech for all ages and all budgets.

Overview for Marrakech day trip to Atlas mountains:

  • Type of the tour: Excursion Explore, one journey, private active  day trip from Marrakech
  • Departure: We start the Atlas mountain day trip by picking you up from you hotel/Riad in Marrakech at 8 am.
  • Arrival: by the early evening we drop  you offer at your Riad/Hotel in Marrakech.
  • Included meals: Breakfast + Lunch on a local house
  • Price: depending on the number or the people and the season.

Itinerary excursion to the Atlas mountains

Our excursion start from your Riad hotel at 08 aim, a drive for an hour to reach the Ourika valley, here we invite you to have a cap of tea on a Berber home, Admire the landscape on the terrace. There is an opportunity for camel riding for few minutes. We stop for photos along the way to the other valley of Oukiemden, a very peaceful drive through the Berber villages and the oak and pine forest.

Our day trip to the Atlas mountain will led us to Imlil valley, here we invite you for an hour and half hiking to the small waterfalls or Imlil, the refreshing point of mountains. We hike to Mezik village, where our hosted family welcoming us at their home for the main meal of the day with amazing views to the whole valley. 

Afternoon, you still have time to hike for a half hour to reach the center of Imlil. Leave Imlil towards Lalla Takerkoust lake, here we stop for our Morocco adventure of the day, an hour quad biking in the Marrakech desert area.

Drive to Marrakech and the end of our day trip to the Atlas mountain.


  • Comfortable car with A/C
  • English speaking drive/guide
  • Tea at a berber home of the Atlas moutains
  • Lunch at a Berber home
  • Quad biking at lalla Takerkouste lake for 1 hour 
  • Pick up from you Riad/hotel in Marrakech
  • Drop off at your hotel/Riad in Marrakech


  • Tips and gratitude
  • Personal expenses
  • Accommodation in Marrakech