Day Trip to 3 Valleys Atlas Mountains & Berber villages from Marrakech
Private day trip to 3 Valleys in the Atlas Mountains with Berber Villages:
Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and head for the breathtaking Atlas Mountains, visiting the 3 valleys that make the region famous: Ourika, Oukaimeden, Sidi Fares, and Asni valleys, discover more captivating scenery by continuing on to beautiful Takerkoust Lake and the huge Kik Plateau. You'll also experience traditional Berber culture along the way!
Depart Marrakech in the morning at around 09:00 and travel with your small group in a comfortable and air conditioned 4x4 car with an experienced english speaking guide through the majestic Atlas Mountains. Heading the OURIKA valley about 1 hour drive from Marrakech, famous by its waterfalls (if you want to visit this waterfalls you have to walk for about 1H30 min for going and coming back with a mountain guide), you will enjoy different landscapes and get spectacular views as far as the eye can see, this is also where you will visit the Berber women extracting the ARGAN oil (the unique Moroccan oil), you continue through the second valley which is OUKAIMDEN valley, and taking a secluded mountain road route standing at 1800 meters above sea level, you will pass through traditional Berber villages built from adobe and stones, and to discover the authentic life of Berber people we can arrange a delicious lunch for you in a typical Berber house.. Arrive at a main trail head with streams and paths branching out in all directions, and experience the dramatic scenery on a camel ride. Continue into the Imlil Valley, passing many Berber villages along the way.
At this point, head back to Marrakech or, if you’ve chosen the extended option, continue your journey into the Moroccan countryside for another hour. Travel to Takerkoust Lake, a serene sapphire-blue artificial lake popular with locals, then, pass wheat fields and villages on your way to the Kik Plateau, a distinctive limestone outcropping in the Atlas Mountains that offers wonderful views of the lush valleys below.
Return to Marrakech and conclude your thrilling tour through the Atlas mountains with drop-off at your hotel at approximately 5pm.