Cultural & walking tours in the High Atlas and beyond

Ijoukak Valley Day Tour

1 Day (7/8 hours)

This special day tour is designed to welcome you into the lives and the culture of the Berber people of the High Atlas. You will visit traditional villages where you will meet local people whilst taking in the stunning views of surrounding valleys and terraced fields that skirt the breath-taking peaks.

Tour Duration: 8-10 hours

Starting time 9 AM

Walking grade:

Gentle


Program (60 minutes)

A full lunch is provided at the House. This day out also includes a visit to the famous Tin mal mosque (one of only two mosques in Morocco open to non-Muslims) and after, a visit to the village of potters.

  • 1

    Rendez-vous with our driver in Marrakesh

  • 2

    On our way there will be a short visit of the weekly market of Asni (Saturday only).

  • 3

    Continue toward the lake of Ouirgane and stop for pictures.

  • 4

    Arrive in Ijoukak Valley, Traditional welcome with dates and milk at Berber Home Stay. Watch Berber bread making in a wood fired clay oven and enjoy a generous breakfast.

  • 5

    Walk through our village, down to the river, an up to visit a neighbouring village. Learn about local farming practices. Discover typical village life in a community of about 40 families.

  • 6

    Visit Tin mal Mosque, one of the two mosques open to non-Muslims. (entry fee is included). Visit the village of potters. Watch an artisan at work. You may purchase a wonderful clay tagine to bring home.

  • 7

    Time for lunch at Berebr Homestay and relax with tea.

  • 8

    Depart Ijoukak and back to Marrakesh an hour and a half later.


Tour Details

Depart daily

This tour operates daily throughout the year. Timings are approx. and may vary due to interests of the group, weather or seasons.

Don't forget

Trainers or walking shoes plus sun protection.

Price includes

  • Pick-up/drop-off at your accommodation in Marrakech
  • English-speaking Berber guide
  • 2 Meals

Not Included

Tips and items of a personal nature.


Prices

Price: minimum 2 people

Group Size Price
2 adults € 60 per person
3 adults € 50 per person
4 & 5 adults € 45 per person
6 adults and more € 40 per person

Note: Prices are Per Person

Further discounts are available for group sizes over 10 people.
Children 5 to 12 years 50% off (must be min. 2 adults accompanying).

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes this tour is suitable for families with kids. but If your children are younger than 5 years old, we recommend you hire a mule for them to ride during the walk

In Berber villages it’s advisable to dress more conservatively, it doesn’t mean you have to be all covered. But you should avoid clothing that shows off a lot of skin.

Your pick-up location should be at your accommodation but if we are unable to access it with our van, we will arrange someone to walk you to our transportation or arrange a convenient meeting point.

Have more questions? Please check out our FAQ page!

FAQ PAGE

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