Cultural & walking tours in the High Atlas and beyond

Imnane Valley Day Tour

1 Day (6/7 hours)

Perfect trek for nature lovers. Let us introduce you to our breathtaking seven hour trek past Berber hamlets and 2 mountain passes, with the splendid Jbel Oukaïmeden in sight. The route is super exciting and circular, taking in as much scenery and natural beauty as is possible in 1 day.

Tour Duration: 7 hours

Starting time 8/9 AM

Walking grade:


What to Expect

The trek begins by heading east from Imlil (1,740m) along the Tamatert Valley before turning north through the pass named Tizi n’Tamatert (2,279m) and down via the Berber village of Tinerhourhine into the Imenane valley. This valley is then followed to the north, along winding mule trails through fragrant walnut and apple groves and terraced Berber hamlets to the villages of Ikiss and up to Amssakrou. In this delicious place we will have a picnic where lunch will be taken. Super news: you’ll have a superb view of the peak of Jbel Oukaïmeden (3,268m) and the 2 passes, Tizi n’Ou Arg (2,258m) and Tizi n’Tiratene (2,268m). The return is equally exciting! It is in a westerly direction via the pass, Tizi n’Aguerssiouâl, then through the Assif n’ Aït Mizane Valley and back to Imlil.

Next the walk continues along mule trails and past escarpments through the Tizi n’Aguerssiouâl Pass (1,767m) and on to the village of Aguerssiouâl in the Assif n’ Aït Mizane Valley (2,664m). We will then head south back up the valley towards the peaks of Jbel Toubkal, Aguelzim and Aksouâl to the villages of Taddart and Aït Souka where the walk heads east back in Imlil.

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.

You can start from Marrakech

Pick-up/drop-off at your accommodation in Marrakech can also be arranged

Price includes

  • English-speaking Berber guide
  • Berber lunch

Not Included

Tips and items of a personal nature.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, children can go on this tour. but If they are younger than 12 years old, we recommend you hire a mule for them to ride in case they get tired

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.

Yes, transportation can be arranged for those who are not staying in Imlil

Have more questions? Please check out our FAQ page!


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