An amazing day hiking the Atlas Mountains near Marrakech is the perfect getaway from the heat and bustle of the city. Lunch in a typical Berber house will show you another side of Morocco. Your guide will adapt the route to your fitness level.
What to Expect
Take a break from the frenzied activity of Marrakech in a cool mountain valley. A professional guide will lead you on a hiking tour of this peaceful oasis in the Atlas Mountains.
The Ourika Valley is a great getaway not far from the city. Travel to Setti Fatma in an air-conditioned minibus, taxi or 4x4 vehicle and set out on foot from there.
Pass the village of Ouigrane on your way up a 6,563-foot peak. From the top you can savor a panoramic view of Ait Oucheg Valley, full of terraces and traditional houses made of stone and clay.
After lunch with a welcoming Berber family, you will journey on to other villages within the valley: Aguerd, Anamer, and Tizi. Your guide will adjust the path according to your fitness level.
The hike usually takes about 6 hours. After a final stop in Tazzitount, at 4,102 feet, you will return to Setti Fatma and then Marrakech.
- Transport to and from Setti Fatma in an air-conditioned taxi, minibus or 4x4, depending on the size of the group
- Lunch in a traditional Berber house
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
What's Not Included
- Snacks and beverages
- Hiking equipment/supplies
Know Before You Go
• Hiking or running shoes
• Sunblock, sunglasses, and hat
• Raincoat or windbreaker
• Scarf and, in winter, warm clothes
• Backpack to carry your personal belongings
The larger the group is, the lower the price per person is.
Minimum of 2 persons.