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From Marrakesh: Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains Day Tour

From Marrakesh: Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains Day Tour

Experience the beauty of the Ourika Valley up-close on this full-day scenic tour from Marrakesh, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the day. The Ourika Valley is the closest day trip from Marrakesh, but it’s not just its convenience that makes it special. Drive towards the Atlas Mountains, taking in the beautiful landscape of green meadows and authentic 16th and 17th-century Berber villages. If you take your tour on a Monday, you can even stop at a roadside souk. See fruit orchards, vegetable terraces, and villages clinging to the side of hills. Marvel at the labor undertaken by the Berbers who hoisted materials to construct small houses up mountainsides, and work the terraces in a hostile environment. Continue along the valley of palm trees, following the Ourika River. Fruit trees, tiny hamlets, riverside restaurants, and the summer homes of the wealthy will keep you occupied. Go to Setti Fatma to feel the refreshing waters. Feel the spray on your face as you cool down from the African heat, along with the locals of Marrakech who have made it their favorite weekend retreat.

Marrakech: Atlas Mountains, Ourika Valley, Waterfall & Lunch

Marrakech: Atlas Mountains, Ourika Valley, Waterfall & Lunch

Embark on an unforgettable journey to the Ourika Valley, merely 60km away from the bustling Marrakech! Discover the cultural tapestry of Berber Villages, witness the meticulous artistry at Argan Oil cooperatives, and marvel at the sheer magnificence of cascading waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the lush embrace of nature's bounty, traverse scenic trails on exhilarating hikes, and savor the breathtaking panoramas that adorn this Moroccan haven, promising an enchanting escape into the lap of serene beauty and cultural richness.

Marrakech: Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountain, Waterfalls & Guide

Marrakech: Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountain, Waterfalls & Guide

Embark on an extraordinary adventure through the captivating Ourika Valley and majestic Atlas Mountains. Located just 60km from Marrakech, this enchanting valley boasts a cluster of charming Berber Villages nestled in the foothills of the Atlas range. Immerse yourself in the rich traditions and warm hospitality of the Berber people as you explore their villages and witness their daily way of life. Begin your journey with a scenic drive from Marrakech, traversing winding roads that reveal breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscapes. As you arrive in the Ourika Valley, prepare to be mesmerized by its natural wonders. The valley is renowned for its abundant water sources, which create a lush and fertile environment teeming with luxuriant trees, magnificent flowers, and blooming bushes. One of the highlights of the Ourika Valley is the opportunity to visit the female co­operatives where Argan Oil, a precious Moroccan beauty elixir, is meticulously produced. Learn about the traditional methods employed by the local women as they extract the oil from the argan nuts, and witness their craftsmanship firsthand. Another must-see attraction in the valley is the set of captivating waterfalls located near the Ourika River itself. Delight in the sight and sound of cascading water as it flows gracefully down the rugged cliffs, creating a picturesque and serene atmosphere. Feel the refreshing mist on your skin as you get closer to these natural marvels. After indulging in the beauty of the valley, savor a delectable Moroccan lunch, allowing your taste buds to embark on a culinary journey through the flavors of this vibrant cuisine. Relish the aromatic spices and succulent dishes that embody the essence of Moroccan gastronomy. Following lunch, the adventure continues with an optional 1.5-hour hike through the enchanting landscapes surrounding the Berber village of Setti Fatma. Traverse ancient paths, meander through terraced fields, and immerse yourself in the breathtaking views of the cascading waterfalls. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of the playful monkeys that inhabit the area, adding an element of wildlife to your experience. As the day draws to a close, bid farewell to the Ourika Valley and begin your journey back to Marrakech. Reflect on the memories created, the natural beauty witnessed, and the cultural insights gained during this unforgettable exploration of one of the most captivating valleys in Morocco. In summary, the Ourika Valley offers a tapestry of experiences, from the enchanting Berber Villages and the fascinating production of Argan Oil to the mesmerizing waterfalls and scenic hikes. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor and cultural richness of this remarkable destination, and let its beauty leave an indelible mark on your heart and soul.

Marrakech: Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains Day Trip

Marrakech: Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains Day Trip

Embark on an unforgettable Ourika guided day trip from Marrakech, immersing yourself in the natural beauty and cultural wonders of the Ourika Valley. The adventure begins with a scenic drive from Marrakech, traversing picturesque landscapes of rolling hills and the majestic Atlas Mountains. Upon arrival, your knowledgeable local guide will lead you through the enchanting Ourika Valley, where vibrant greenery, traditional Berber villages, and crystalline streams await. Explore the lively markets, interact with friendly locals, and gain insight into the region's rich cultural heritage. As you wander through the streets, immerse yourself in the vibrant colors, aromas, and sounds that define everyday life in this charming valley. After working up an appetite, indulge in a delectable lunch break where you can savor the flavors of Moroccan cuisine. Treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering tagine, a traditional slow-cooked stew known for its aromatic spices, tender meats, and savory sauces. The meal will be a culinary delight, offering an authentic taste of Morocco's gastronomic heritage. Throughout the day, your guide will share fascinating insights into the local traditions, history, and way of life, providing a deeper understanding of the Ourika Valley and its people. As the day comes to a close, you'll bid farewell to the tranquil beauty of the valley and make your way back to Marrakech, filled with cherished memories of the Ourika guided day trip. Whether it's the breathtaking natural landscapes, the warmth of the local hospitality, or the flavors of Moroccan cuisine, this excursion promises an enriching and immersive experience that will stay with you long after you've returned.

From Marrakech: Ourika Valley and Berber Villages Day Trip

From Marrakech: Ourika Valley and Berber Villages Day Trip

Start with pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech and head to the Ourika Valley. Make your way through Berber Villages where you'll have the chance to meet locals and learn more about their way of life. Visit an argan oil cooperative and see how the artisans extract the oil. Make your way to the Setti Fatma Waterfalls and admire the lush greenery on an optional guided hike. Alternatively, sit back and relax by the river while you enjoy the idyllic surroundings against the backdrop of the High Atlas Mountains. After your day exploring the Ourika Valley return to your accommodation in Marrakech.

Day trip Ourika valley & atlas mountains with Camel (option)

Day trip Ourika valley & atlas mountains with Camel (option)

The Trip to the Ourika valley , 68 km southeast of Marrakech , offers a pleasant tour of the lower foothills of the Atlas. Beyond the village of Tnine-Ourika , the valley , through which flows the Ourika, becomes verdant. The largest souk in the valley takes place in the village on Mondays. All along the road that follows the course of the wadi, pise hamlets, a few isolated houses and small hotels cling to the hillside. Gardens and plots of cultivated land shaded by many fruit trees are laid out along the valley bottom. Beyond Aghbalou , at an altitude of 1500 m the narrows and gently rises . The road comes to an end at Setti Fatma , a good starting point for hikes, Seven Waterfalls flow down the rocky scree above the village. The first of these is easy to reach by walking up the course of the wadi.

Marrakesh: Visit Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountains, Day Trip

Marrakesh: Visit Ourika Valley, Atlas Mountains, Day Trip

Embark on an extraordinary journey through the Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains, just 60km from Marrakesh. Explore Berber villages, witness the meticulous production of Argan Oil, and marvel at cascading waterfalls. Enjoy a delectable Moroccan lunch and opt for a scenic hike. As the day concludes, bid farewell to this captivating destination, leaving with memories of cultural richness and natural splendor. The Ourika Valley offers a tapestry of experiences, from charming villages to the production of precious Argan Oil, creating an unforgettable exploration in Morocco.

Marrakech: Atlas Mountains and Ourika Valley Trip with Lunch

Marrakech: Atlas Mountains and Ourika Valley Trip with Lunch

Get picked up in the morning from your hotel or riad in Marrakech. Relax on board a modern, air-conditioned minivan as you make your way across Morocco's stunning landscapes. Travel to the Ourika Valley via the Berber villages. Stop at a local family house for a cup of tea and learn about life in the country. Then, drive through the spectacular Ourika Valley before meeting the women who produce argan oil. Next, join a mountain guide for a 1.5-hour hike through the Berber village of Setti Fatma and the fields where you can spot wild monkeys. Then, take in the breathtaking scenery of the waterfall.  Stop at a riverside restaurant for a traditional Berber meal before your convenient return transfer to your hotel in Marrakech in the late afternoon.

Day Tour to Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains

Day Tour to Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains

Experience the beauty of the Ourika Valley up-close on this full-day scenic tour from Marrakesh, and escape the hustle and bustle of the city for the day. Ourika Valley is the closest day trip from Marrakesh, but it’s not just it's convenience that makes it special. Drive towards the Atlas Mountains, taking in the beautiful landscape of green meadows and authentic 16th and 17th-century Berber villages. See fruit orchards, vegetable terraces, and villages clinging to the side of hills. Marvel at the labor undertaken by the Berbers who hoisted materials to construct small houses up mountainsides, and work the terraces in a hostile environment. Continue along the valley of palm trees, following the Ourika River. Fruit trees, tiny hamlets, riverside restaurants, and the summer homes of the wealthy will keep you occupied. Go to Setti Fatma to feel the refreshing waters. Feel the spray on your face as you cool down from the African heat, along with the locals of Marrakech who have made it their favorite weekend retreat.

Excursion Ourika valley, Berber Villages, & Atlas Mountains

Excursion Ourika valley, Berber Villages, & Atlas Mountains

Visit Berber villages on this tour from Marrakech to the Ourika valley in the Atlas Mountains. Be welcomed into a Berber home for a cup of mint tea. Experience the natural beauty of the Atlas Mountains on a hike to the waterfalls at Setti Fatma. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up at 9:00 am from your accommodation in Marrakech or at the closest meeting point that is accessible by vehicle . Sit back and relax on the short drive into the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Enter the valley of Ourika and view its dynamic landscapes and hillside villages.  Stop at a traditional house of a Berber family. Sit down and have a mint tea with the family .... Hike through the cliffs and green valleys to the seven stunning waterfalls at Setti Fatma. See traces of a medieval agricultural tradition as you pass by verdant terraces. Stop at a restaurant with mountain views where you can purchase a variety of Moroccan dishes. Return to Marrakech between 4:00-5:00 PM. 

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