This journey takes place in the Agafay Desert on a Jeep.
It is a fun idea to visit a Berber family and learn how to cook a cup of mint tea.
Visit Imlil and hike up to the village that is named Armed.
A tagine cooked in the Berber area is the ideal lunch option.
You can love finding and visiting this restrous valley area and enjoy the rolling of the hills below, the pictures of the desert and plain below, and the village scenes below.
Getting here brings you first to the Agafay Desert, which is just south of Marrakech. First you’ll experience some dune bashing as you go slowly down a bumpy path, but then you’ll move into the Lalla Takerkoust area, where you’ll see the lake and the hills that overlook it.
My E-rickshaw will carry you off-road on dirt tracks you’ll definitely not have taken before. You’ll zip through villages and encounter Berber people who might be frowned upon by traditionalists, meet traditional Berber people, and sit down for a tea in a Berber home if the tea is nice enough.
Immediately upon arrival in Imlil village, you are then offered the choice of continuing a hike for an hour up to an Armed village or you can hire a four wheel drive vehicle and have a driver take you to the village. The hiking lasts about an hour, but the entire party was able to appreciate it.
On that day in the village, you’ll be given a Berber Moroccan lamb tagine for lunch at a nearby house. You’ll also have Moroccan salads and homemade bread to eat when at the dinner.
After taking lunch and a brief leisure break, you would travel down a course gentle slope to Imlil village, where you would meet your driver for the 1 hour trip back to Marrakech through the rugged Haouz plains.