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Your driver guide will take you to explore the hidden berber villages and visit the Kasbah Toubkal one the wonders of the high atlas Mountains or ride mules to explore the surroundings of Imlil Village and the foothills of Toubkal massif, Here you will admire the fascinating Berber villages and the beautiful landscapes of the atlas mountains, challenging the hikes and enjoy the real Berber hospitality where the original native still embrace their traditions and culture.
Your driver/guide will pick you up from your accommodation at 9 AM for an explorative day trip from Marrakech to the amazing High Atlas Mountains and Berber villages. We will drive through the arid desert of Marrakech to reach the Dam of Lallal Takerkoust where we will have our first stop for photos and enjoy the panoramic view at a height of 1400m, after you join the Kik plateau to discover a beautiful landscape and a totally exotic setting.
Continue driving through the traditional Berber villages where the authentic houses are built of red and maroon clay and stone by the local families. To learn more about and go deep inside the local culture and traditions, we will have the opportunity to get into a Berber house, where a local family will welcome us in a typical small home to enjoy a glass of tea and snack. We encourage you, as well, to bring with you little memories (toys – school supplies …) to give them to the little Berber children that you will meet on the road.
In case you coincide with a market day (Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday) you will have the opportunity to discover this little secret about these unique markets, where locals meet once a week to sell and buy their staff and exchange goods for money or sell their animals. Continue driving through the villages of Asni and Sidi Fares enjoy the beautiful peaks and mountains views over the ski station of Oukaimden.
Continue driving through the Ourika valley, where you explore the organic aromatic garden, which contains the various medicinal plants used by Berbers. And then, continue to reach the last village of Setti Fadma you will meet your local Mountains guide who will take ina guided walking and hiking tour to explore seven the waterfalls of the Setti Fatma Valley, After discovering the waterfalls you can enjoy a traditional lunch in one of the local restaurants next to the river or feet in the water.
After lunch, you will have a free time to relax before driving back to Marrakech around 5 PM.