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  2. Atlas Mountains
  3. Marrakech
  4. Ourika Valley

From Marrakech: Half-Day Trip to the Atlas Mountains

Product ID: 103604
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Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech on a morning trip to the Ourika Valley in the Atlas Mountains. Take an optional hike to some of the waterfalls of the area, visit a traditional argan oil factory and enjoy an authentic Berber breakfast.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up included

Pick-up from hotels in central Marrakech. If you are staying inside the Medina, your pick-up will be at the closest point with vehicle access (this may involve a short walk).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Escape the bustle of Marrakech on a morning trip to the Atlas Mountains
  • Hike the famous Ourika Valley and discover its beautiful waterfalls
  • Experience traditional Berber culture
  • Go to an argan oil factory and enjoy a traditional breakfast featuring the unique oil
  • Travel in a small group of no more than 7 people
Full description
Following morning pick-up from your hotel in Marrakech, experience one of the best adventures within easy access of the city and journey to the Ourika Valley in the Atlas Mountains.

Climb aboard an air-conditioned minivan or 4WD vehicle and travel in a small group with an English-speaking guide for approximately 1 hour. Marvel at the snow-capped peaks of the mountains as you approach the Ourika Valley, famous for its waterfalls and photogenic landscapes. Benefit from plenty of stops to take pictures of the stunning scenery throughout the morning.

Upon arrival, join an expert mountain guide and embark on an optional 100-minute hike around the area and to its refreshing waterfalls. Alternatively, relax at one of the riverside cafés with a drink while you wait for the rest of the group to complete their trek.

Then, visit an argan oil factory run by local Berber women to learn more about how the unique oil of Morocco is produced. Enjoy a full traditional breakfast of mint tea, argan oil, olive oil, honey, amlou (nut spread similar to peanut butter) and freshly baked bread prepared by the women right before your eyes.

Journey back to Marrakech for an approximate 13:00 arrival, and get dropped off at your original departure point.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by comfortable air-conditioned minivan or 4WD vehicle, with an English-speaking guide
  • Traditional Berber breakfast
  • Hike to the waterfalls with a professional mountain trekking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • All taxes
  • Fuel
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• A minimum of 2 people is required for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is only 1 person booked on the tour. In the event of this happening, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult
• Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
• Out of respect for the local culture, it is recommended that you dress conservatively, keeping your upper body to below your knees covered (this applies to both men and women)
• Walking shoes or sneakers are recommended for the hike to the waterfalls
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 30 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.8/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.6/5
Safety
4.4/5

Organized by

M&A Tours

Product ID: 103604