Atlas Mountains day trips from Marrakech

Marrakech High Atlas Mountains, Morocco

Marrakech Atlas Mountains day trips begin with a 1 hour journey from Marrakech which stretches up into the High Atlas Mountains, just a total journey time of  2 hours from Marrakech.


Choosing your Atlas Mountains day trips, you can experience the Berber way of life and the beautiful, natural surroundings.


Staying close to Marrakech, you can visit the Ourika Valley and Setti Fatma, together with the Waterfalls, 3 streams of Water which flow from the top of the hill, where Setti Fatma was once said to have created them whilst Divining.


The high Atlas Mountains day trips

If you want to travel further into the Atlas Mountains, beginning the ascent up the Mountains, you can choose an excursion which takes you to the high Atlas Mountains village of Asni or the Moroccan Ski resort of Oukaimeden.

Further on, up into the Mountains is the high Atlas village of Imlil, being the closest village to the Toubkal national park and the Mount Toubkal, which is the highest peak in North Africa.


Things to do in the high Atlas Mountains include exploring the village of Imlil, take an exploration walk with a guide around the area, experience a Mule ride or just relax and take in the peaceful surroundings, away from the busy streets of Marrakech.

Whatever your ideas for visiting the Marrakech Atlas Mountains, you can always contact us to discuss your needs and we can even advise you about tailoring a private excursion itinerary to your specific needs.


Here’s a selection of our most wanted Marrakech Atlas Mountains day trips for you to choose from.