1. Morocco
  2. Marrakesh-Safi
  3. Marrakech
  4. Ourika Valley

From Marrakech: Ourika Valley Day Trip and Sunset Camel Ride

Product ID: 299220
During this day trip, enjoy Ourika in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Discover numerous Berber villages and a set of waterfalls close to the Ourika village itself. End your day with a sunset camel ride through the desert.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Arabic

Pickup included

We can pick you up at any hotel or riad in Marrakech
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy hiking in the Atlas Mountains
  • Admire the stunning Ourika Waterfalls
  • Discover Ourika Valley
  • Explore Berber villages
  • Enjoy a sunset camel ride
Full description
Discover the Ourika Valley with its unique and stunning scenery. The trip to Ourika Valley includes a stop in the authentic Berber market in Asni, where the local families of the valley buy their daily goods. Next, continue to visit an authentic Berber family and take the chance to see and explore their house for yourself.

Learn about their lifestyle and even learn how to prepare their delicious and refreshing mint tea. After enjoying a nice cup of tea or two, continue the trip to Setti Fatma, a Moroccan village that is world-renowned for its seven stunning and sparkling waterfalls. During the trip, you will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to wander around the charming berber villages.      

The road will then continue through Berber country and to the seven waterfalls of Ourik.  By the river, you will also find some wonderful restaurants, where you can enjoy delicious dishes. Try crossing the river using ropes and small wooden bridges. Before going back to Marrakesh, enjoy a one-hour camel ride at sunset to admire the unique beauty of this region.
Includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Guided trip in Ourika Valley
  • Hiking in the Atlas Mountains
  • 1-hour camel ride
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People afraid of heights
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 89 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Amazing day, cannot fault it! We were picked up in a lovely, clean MPV and greeted with a smile and bottles of water. I wasn't aware that this would be a private trip, I had expected a group tour- this may have been a misunderstanding on my part or maybe we just got lucky however it was a pleasant surprise! We were driven to the mountains, stopping at an Argan Oil Women's Co-operative before driving to the Berber village where we met another guide. He took us further up the mountain on foot, through the markets and to the top of the waterfall where we stopped for mint tea before returning to the valley for lunch by the river. After lunch, we drove back down the mountain and stopped at a Berber family home for a quick visit. We then continued to the camel riding which took place in a dry, open space off a main road. The man who took us on our camel ride made sure we actually rode at sunset for the full experience and went above and beyond to ensure that our photos came out spectacular.

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February 18, 2020

Really enjoyable day out. Everything ran completely smooth and was well organised. All of our guides were friendly and informative. Said our hiking guide was lovely and filled us in on information regarding the area. He was super knowledgeable and extremely helpful always offering a hand to walk up slightly difficult parts of the mountain. We watched Argan oil get made and had the opportunity to buy products without any obligation. After hiking up to the waterfall we had a 3 course lunch at a set price of 120dh (I’m assuming you don’t have to eat if you don’t want to) and then we were driven to a camel ranch for a sunset camel ride. Although it was fun I have to admit that was the only part of the day I was unsure about. I felt sorry for the camels having to traipse tourists around and probably wouldn’t do that part again. All in all though it was an enjoyable day away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech.

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February 15, 2020

I am very pleased! Ouriki Valley is beautiful and the organization is at the highest level. Many thanks to nice gentlemen: Driver, guide and camel herdsmen. I would recommend! It was a very nice trip. Ourika Valley is amazing! Big thanks for our driver, our guide and guys from camels.

February 5, 2020

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Product ID: 299220