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

Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains Full-Day Tour & Lunch

Product ID: 19173
Discover the beautiful Ourika valley nestled in the Atlas Mountains. Hike through the valley at the foothills of the mountains and discover the richness of Berber traditions.
About this ticket
Duration: 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
English, French

Pickup included

We will pick up you from your riad or hotel in Marrakech. For hotels and Riads located far from the city center, please note that there is a supplement of €20 per booking.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the 7 refreshing waterfalls
  • Look out for rare Barbary Macaques
  • Experience the Berber way of life
  • Hike for 1 hour through the valley
  • Relax and meditate in the lush Ourika Valley
Full description
Explore the Ourika Valley, located in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It sits 38 miles (60 kilometers) from Marrakesh in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Even though it is near bustling Marrakesh, it is one of the most unspoiled valleys in Morocco.

Discover a maze of lush greens and salt mines on the 8-hour tour. It's the perfect destination for people who seek Moroccan adventure, relaxation, and meditation, offering you the chance to completely switch off from modern life.

Come across the Ourika River, which begins in the High Atlas Mountains and runs down towards Marrakesh. Look out for the large number of plant species and even the rare Barbary Macaques that have made the valley their home.

The walking excursion is great for those who want to see the splendor of the High Atlas Mountains without trekking to the summit. Your trek begins at Setti Fatma, where you will walk for 1 hour to the heart of the Ourika Valley.

Observe the refreshing waterfalls, providing a resplendent place to take pictures and rest, and enjoy lunch at a nice restaurant at Ourika. Sometimes a family that lives in the valley will open its home to those who wish to enjoy the surroundings and partake of a meal.
Includes
  • Lunch
  • Transportation
  • Driver
  • Visit to a Berber house
  • All taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
What’s Not Included
  • Extra meals and drinks
  • Tips
  • Local guide

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Children:
- Under 3 years of age are free of charge
- 3 to 11 years old: 50% discount
- 12 years old and up: full cost
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4 / 5

based on 136 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    3.9 / 5
  • Organization
    3.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    3.8 / 5
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Lovely day, seemed to be well organised. Nice to see the old traditional villages and homes. The walk upto the waterfalls and Atlas mountains was great. just one thing I don't know if exra money for pickup from hotel was coming off my card or were we supposed to pay driver??

January 13, 2020

Good trip, our guide at the waterfall was great, patient attentive and spoke good English. Felt sorry for the ladies at the Argan village, rather robotic!! Taxi driver pleasant, but liked his mobile phone when driving (seems to be the norm in Morocco! ) The trip was good value for money and I am glad I did it.

June 24, 2019

The tour feels like one long tourist trap. The first stop of the tour is a Berber pharmacy where you are heavily encouraged to buy argan oil and spices. The second stop is a visit to a Berber home that has a clothing and jewellery store attached to the home. We were hassled to buy some items before leaving the home. During the hike and at the waterfall itself, there are countless souvenir stores and tiny cafes selling drinks and snacks. There's not one point of the tour in which you are not expected to take out your wallet. Also I learned that it may be cheaper to a tour via a hotel than it is through GetYourGuide.

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December 17, 2019

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Traces Berbères

Product ID: 19173