A day out with the Berbers

Day excursion to Berber HomeStay & Tinmel Mosque

For those wishing to spend a day in the Atlas Mountains and experience the true spirit of the Berber way of life, Berber HomeStay is open to non-residents.  
A full lunch is provided at the House. This day out also lets you visit Tinmal mosque (one of the tow mosques in Morocco open to non-Muslims), visit the village of potters, take a walk in the mountains or take a mule to a local village.

A unique experience and a day you will always remember.


Rendez-vous with our driver in Marrakesh at 09:00am.
On our way short visit of the weekly market of Asni (Saturday).
Continue toward the lake of Ouirgan and stop for pictures.
Arrive in Ijoukak Valley around 11:00am Traditional welcome with dates & milk at Berber HomeStay.
Watch Berber bread making in a wood fired clay  oven and enjoy  a generous breakfast.
Walk through our village, down to the river, an up to visit a neighboring village. Learn about local farming practices. Discover typical village life in a community of about 40 families.
Visit of Tinmel Mosque, one of the two mosques open to non-muslims. (entry fee are included).
Back for Lunch at Berber HomeStay and relax with tea.
Visit the village of potters. Watch an artisan at work. You may purchase a wonderfull clay tagine to bring home.  
Depart Ijoukak around 16:30pm and back to Marrakesh an hour and a half later.


Pick-up/drop-off at your accommodation in Marrakech, travel in style in private vehicle with air-conditioning and professional driver; English-speaking Berber guide, three course Berber lunch at Berber HomeStay, Entrance fees to Tinlel Mosque, local cultural activities.


2 to 3 people: Minimum 2 people*

Eur 70 per person.

Price for children 05 to 13 years old is 300 dirhams per child (must be  min. 2 adults accompanying). Children 14 and older pay adult price.


4 people and more:

Eur 55 per person.

Price for children 05 to 13 years old is 270 dirhams per child. Children 14 and older pay adult price.