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About the guru Rachid
Rachid Imerhane was born and raised in a Berber village in Atlas Mountains. He has worked for over 10 years in the Tourism industry as Tour leader with several Europeans & USA Tour Operators & Travel Agencies leading their groups around Morocco. We are now sharing our experience and knowledge of our country to anyone who wants to know what Morocco has to offer. We wo... More »
Rachid Imerhane was born and raised in a Berber village in Atlas Mountains. He has worked for over 10 years in the Tourism industry as Tour leader with several Europeans & USA Tour Operators & Travel Agencies leading their groups around Morocco. We are now sharing our experience and knowledge of our country to anyone who wants to know what Morocco has to offer. We work with a local team of drivers, guides and cooks who also contribute to making our guests happy, comfortable and enjoy their trip. Our customers’ satisfaction is our number one priority. Our high quality and tailor-made operations and services that support the locals enable our precious clients to have a dream holiday according to their demands. We operate in a responsible manner: respecting people, cultures and local environments and incorporating the principles of sustainable development in the way we provide our travelers with real life experiences. As we are a local service provider, we can work in coordination with larger tour operators at their request. * Graduated from Mountain guides school in Tabant (CFAMM). * Graduated from the “Royal Moroccan Federation of Skiing and Mountaineering. * Certified from Moroccan Ministry of Tourism. * More than 10 years of experience in Tourism. * Expert in responsible tourism.
About the tour
Your driver will meet you at your accommodation (or preferred pick-up point) at 9.00 am to start the transfer to Atlas mountains . On your way you will pass through the town of Tahnaout where you can stop at an Argan Oil Co-operative and learn how the woman of the co-operative turn the Argan nut into many of the different Argan Oil-based products Morocco is famous for. You will then continue on through Asni where, on Saturdays, a traditional Berber Souk and market can be visited.
Once you arrive in Imlil you will stop for a welcome glass of mint tea and meet your guide before Starting your tour of the local area. Your guide will help you decide on the length of your tour (you can choose between 1 and 3 hours) and then you will make your way to the largest and highest village in Imlil Valley.
Your journey will take you past waterfalls and the hamlets of Ait Mizan, Targa and Imoula. You will stop off in Tamatert and have the opportunity to take in the views of ancient irrigated terraced fields of barley, corn, and vegetables, surrounded by cherry and walnut trees. Your guide will point out things of interest and talk to you about the Berber culture and heritage along the way. Travel through the village of Ait Souka and afterwards enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal in a Berber Ecolodge guest House .
Once you are rested you will begin your return trip down the other side of the valley to Taourirt to meet your vehicle. Your return transfer will take you via Moulay Brahim Gorges, where you will arrive at a main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions. Here you will have the opportunity to experience riding a camel. You will then continue your journey back to Marrakech, arriving back at approximately 6.00 pm.
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