Mule ride in the vicinity of Imlil, in the Heart of the Atlas Mountains

Mules are a part of Berber life and they are vital for transporting supplies up the mountains and to remote communities, and also for carrying the occasional tourist!
All rides starts in Imlil village center and may head in any direction towards Imlil, Azzaden or Imnane valleys.

Detailed itinerary:

1 hour ride (Imlil – Armed village – Imlil)
To the village Armed via Targa Imoula and Achain, lunch at a Berber house or outdoors close to the river.
Lunch included
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4 hour ride (Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte -Imlil)
Starting from Imlil and climbing towards Tizi n’Tamaterte, a high pass at 2297 m altitude from where you will see the spectacular Imnane & Ait Mizane Valleys . Lunch included .Imnane & Ait Mizane Valleys and, of course the Atlas Mountains.

4 hour ride (Imlil – Tizi Mzik – Imlil).
Start from Imlil towards Tizi Mzik, with stunning views above Azzaden valley and back towards the Imlil valley itself.
Lunch included.

Full day ride (Imlil – Tizi n’Tamaterte – Imnane – Imlil).
Starting from Imlil and climbing towards Tizi n’Tamaterte, a high pass at 2297 m altitude from where you will see the spectacular Imnane and Ait Mizane Valleys and of course the Atlas Mountains. Continue on until Tighrine for lunch before heading down the Imnane valley passing through many Berber villages. Then trek up to the pass Tizi Agessiwal before returning to Imlil. Lunch included.Imnane and Ait Mizane Valleys and, of course the Atlas Mountains. Continue on until Tighrine for lunch before heading down along the Imnane valley passing through many Berber villages. Then trek up to the pass Tizi Agessiwal before returning to Imlil.

Mule Ride Day Trip Cost Per Person – £ 85,65

INCLUDED: Pick Up From Your Hotel In Marrakech and Drop You In Hotel In Marrakech, Private Transport, Guide Speak English, Mule Ride, Lunch, Mineral Water.

EXCLUDED: Soft Drinks, Travel Insurance and Tips

Please do not hesitate to contact Tizi Trekking if you require any further information.

What to Bring

For Tizi Trekking you need to prepare as you would for walking in any mountain region; it can be warm and sunny during the day but the weather in the mountains can quickly change from sunshine to snow and cold winds (autumn through late spring). Please do not leave any rubbish behind you; carry out what you carry in.

Tizi trekking are tailored to match the season and your level of fitness. You have the choice of basing yourself in Berber Guesthouses, from where you can take daily walks, or you can Atlas Mule Trek for 2+ days. On mule treks you usually have the choice of staying in Berber Guesthouse/with families or wild camping in 2-person tents. In addition to regular packing, here is a Check List for Tizi trekking:

  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse
  • Trekking pants
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants