Ourika Valley day trip
Your Ourika valley day trip from Marrakech starts at 09 am from your accommodation in Marrakech. After a short drive from Marrakech into the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. We will have opportunities for beautiful photo stops of the Atlas mountains and enjoy the nice drive along the valley of Ourika, then you enter through a succession of clinging mountain villages. stop to see wonderful landscapes full of vibrant colors as we move through the hillsides.
Private day trip to Ourika Valley
Ourika valley atlas mountain full-day tour from Marrakech will give you the chance to ride camels for 1 hour deeper in the valley. Later on, we will continue our tour to reach Setti Fatma. It a Highly appreciated for its beautiful streams and 7 waterfalls, beautiful cliffs, green valleys. You will explore a region that still practices a medieval agricultural tradition. Walk around the valley to take photos of the views of green terraces, surrounding the Atlas mountains, hike with a local guide to the first waterfall.
We could enjoy a swim in one of them or just relax and listen to the water flowing by. If we are lucky enough we will get the chance to experience watching local monkeys climbing the walnut trees and throwing nuts on the rocks and climb back down to share them with us. After the hike we go back for lunch in a nice restaurant with a beautiful view of the mountains, lunch will be composed of a variety of Moroccan dishes (Vegetarians are welcome). Then we return to Marrakech around 05 pm.
On the way back to Marrakech we will have the opportunity to stop at the Herbal House to learn about the medicinal herbs and spices that locals use in the area.
What's included in the Ourika valley day trip from Marrakech :
- Pick-up/Drop off from/at your hotel, riad, or accommodation in Marrakech
- Transportation in a private car with a professional driver
- English speaking driver and host
- 1 Hour camel ride in Berber villages
- Mountain walking guide
- No forced shopping or tourist traps
Private Ourika Valley day trip Tarifs:
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* Private Excursion + Camel Ride + Local guide *
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Excursion Shared small-group to Ourika Valley (max 17) Price: 20€ per person
The distance between Marrakech and Ourika valley is 19 miles. An hour's drive from Marrakech.
Ourika is a valley located south of Marrakech, in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Ourika Valley is the most popular day trip to take from Marrakech, due to its many waterfalls and several attractions. Ourika valley is still inhabited by local Berber living in a traditional lifestyle.
There is so much to see and do in and around Ourika Valley that you couldn't see everything in a day. -Setti Fatma waterfalls -Berber Market (Souk Tnine Ourika) -Visit Berber House -Visit Berber village...
- The tomb of Rabbi Shlomo Ben Hensh
- The Berber Jewish villages
-The Jewish cemetery in Ourika...
Hananiah Elfassy, the last Jew in the Ourika Valley of Morocco's High Atlas mountains. However, he died eight years ago.
Excursion prices may vary depending on the season. So, on average without purchasing souvenirs, or any other extra expenses £ 14. to £ 80.per person. This is just an estimate. Travelers can easily spend much more or less than this depending on a number of factors.
The Ouzoud Falls, located 93 miles northeast of Marrakech, is the most magnificent and impressive waterfalls in Morocco (110 meters), 3 hours drive by car. Ourika valley located 18 miles south of Marrakech, the first and the closest day trip destination from Marrakech, a 1-hour drive by car.