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Imilchil

Imilchil Tour

Three Day Tour Imilchil & Imilchil Marriage Festival 
Duration: 
9:00am – 6:00pm
Morocco Travel: In Luxury 4×4
English, Arabic, Berber, French Speaking Driver, Guide
Starting & Finishing Point: Your Hotel In Ouarzazate

Travel to Morocco and visit the village of Imilchil. Imilchil Morocco is famous for its Marriage Festival. Private Travel to Morocco. Book a Tour or call (+212)-649 582 295.  Let us be your guide to Morocco Travel.

ITINERARY:

DAY 1: OUARZAZATE – IMILCHIL
►Depart Ouarzazate for the town of Imilchil in the Atlas mountains.

►On your drive away from Ouarzazate you will pass open valleys.Imilchil is located high up in the lake plateau of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. In this quaint village you will find primarily Berbertribalclans who have a strong sense of culture and tradition that has been preserved for decades.

► Arrive at Imilchil in early afternoon, an intimatevillage that represents the Berberculture of all Amazaigh and is known for its famous Imilchil Marriage Festival, SoukAam or Agdoud N’Oulmghenni.

► After a traditional Berber lunch of a tajine, locally fresh baked bread, and fruit visit the largest souk in the valley where men come to buy and sell livestock or stock up on supplies for the winter.

►We will continue to explore the valley in a comfortable air conditioned/heated 4×4. You will see muletracks that are the village’s only communication with the outside world. See women carrying barely on their backs, admire the differently striped cloaks signally a villager’s tribe and see weavers spin sheep’s wool.

►Visit the fine caida lkasbah whose decorative towers are admired by visitors. The angled towers that resemble inverted cooking pots are said to be a symbol of prosperity and bring ‘baraka’ – goodluck and protection against the evil eye.

► Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Guest House in Imlilchil.

DAY 2: IMILCHIL 

►Partake in the festivities of the Imilchil Marraige Festival. The Imilchil Marriage Festival is the prime attraction of this village and takes place annually in September. Each September, the surrounding tribes, Aït Sokham and Aït Bouguemmaz celebrate the Imilchil Marriage Festival, held in Souk Aam and Agdoud N’Oulmghenni. This festival, also known as September Romance, features the Aït Yaazza culture of an annual collective marriage where women search and choose their husband.

► The fiancé’ part of the festival is staged on the site of the tomb of the Oldman, who is venerated in the high atlas. Close to 30,000 people from the mountains assemble under tents for three days with their flocks, their horses and camels. It is an occasion when young girls to dress up and wear their finery, their sumptuous silver jewelry, and dance for hours under the stars.

► Overnight at a Boutique Riad or Guest House in Imlilchil.

DAY 2: IMILCHIL – OUARZAZATE

►Depart Imilchil and reutrn to Ouarzazate.

Seasonal Travel in Imilichil Morocco

►Come in September and experience a one of a kind event where potential brides and grooms of surrounding villages dress in traditional clothes and participate in the lively Marriage Festival to find their soul-mate.

►The Imilchil Marriage Festival is the prime attraction of this village. Each September, the surrounding tribes, Aït Sokham and Aït Bouguemmaz celebrate the Imilchil Marriage Festival, held in Souk Aam and Agdoud N’Oulmghenni. This festival, also known as September Romance, features the Aït Yaazza culture of an annual collective marriage where women search and choose their husband.

Imichil is also the perfect place to meet the group of semi-nomadic sheppards who live by the patterns of seasons. In the autumn men till the soil and sell goods, in the winter women collect river water and weave woolen blankets, during the spring dig and maintain irrigation channels and come summer the women harvest. Learn true Berber Village hospitality when your guide introduces you to the friendly villagers. This ends your Morocco Travel Experience.