Day trip to the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech

Full day excursion from Marrakech to the Ourika Valley

Excursion to the most beautiful valley in the High Atlas and the closest rural places to Marrakech…A discovery of the nature and the authentic traditions of the Berbers. Taking a day to explore the beautiful scenery of the Atlas Mountains is one of the highlights of any trip to Marrakech. You can see how different life is in the villages of the valleys and what a truly beautiful country Morocco is.

The Ourika Valley is one of the most famous and visited region outside Marrakech.
During this visit you will follow the Ourika River at the lower regions of the amazing High Atlas. A scene like no other in Morocco.
Your entire day trip to Ourika Valley will begin at 09h00 AM with a drive across the Houz Plains, and stop at nearby women Argan oil helpful to perceive how this fluid gold is extricated and a few corrective fine items are made. From here, we will proceed to Tnin Ourika, one of the biggest Berber Souks nearby, where every one of the Villagers from the Ourika Valley come once per week to exchange and purchase their products.


From here, you will follow Ourika waterway driving close to the stream up to the Berber town of Setti Fatma, where the greater part of local people in Marrakech getaway to summer heat and go through a day under the shades of the pecan trees. For the people who might want to investigate the Valley by walking, nearby climbing guides are accessible available to walk you to a few shocking fountains and back. Assuming you extravagant an apathetic day, unwind at one of the bistros on the riverbank and partake in the remainder of the day paying attention to the stream with the High Atlas Mountains as a background. Nearby bistros are accessible for a light lunch and can oblige all spending plans.


Drive back to Marrakech late in the early evening where your roadtrip to Ourika Valley will end with a drop off at your lodging or Jamaa Elfna Square.

  • Transportation by A/C Morocco Stars Tours
  • Transfer from and to the hotel
  • Optional hike in the mountains
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Fees for visiting the monuments

You may cancel up to 24 hours prior to the experience.

This experience requires a minimum number of travelers to take place. If it is cancelled because this requirement is not met, you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Not recommended for travelers with back problems.

Not recommended for pregnant women.

Most travelers can participate.

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