Marrakech : Ourika Valley ,Berber villages ,Atlas Mountains

4.9 / 5

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Activity provider: Desert Family Tour

Marrakech : Ourika Valley ,Berber villages ,Atlas Mountains

Activity provider: Desert Family Tour

From US$ 25.60 per person

Leave the hustle and bustle of Marrakech for a day trip to Ourika Valley. You'll follow the trails of the Berbers of Morocco as you explore the Atlas Mountains and Berber Villages, and hike to the western slopes of high Atlas Mountains.

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
French, English
Pickup included
Pickup from any location in Marrakech city center Please arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled pickup time


  • Climb to mountainside waterfalls
  • Visit a traditional Berber home and enjoy a cup of Moroccan mint tea
  • Relax on a scenic drive through the villages, valleys, and mountains
Full description

Choose your pickup in Marrakech, and embark on an unforgettable trip across the villages and natural landscape of Ourika. Experience life in Berber communities as they welcome you to their home. Kick back and enjoy the views of Setti Fatma and the far-reaching Atlas Mountains.

Your driver will guide you up the mountainous terrain, stopping at some stunning sites. Drop in for tea in a traditional Berber family home. Visit a woman-owned Argan oil cooperative to see the extraction and processing of the local “liquid gold”.

Carry on towards Setti Fatma, a favorite destination for many Moroccans. Admire its lush green valleys, beautiful streams and waterfalls, cliffs, and open spaces. You'll hike all the way up to the first waterfall, accompanied by a local guide.

Grab lunch in a local café, sat by a stream with a stunning view over the mountains. Explore a region that uses medieval agricultural traditions. Enjoy a peaceful walk around the Atlas mountains, bursting with native wildlife.

Relax as your driver brings you back to Marrakech, full of memories that can only be made in Ourika.

  • Pickup and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Moroccan mint tea
  • Visit to a Berber house
  • Lunch & beverages
  • The fee for a local guide which is €3
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • This day trip requires a moderate physical health level, especially to climb to the waterfalls
  • Good walking shoes are required
  • Ourika is quite cold in winter
Customer reviews

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4.9 /5

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It was an excellent experience. The guide Lahcen was very nice and taught us a lot. We were also in Ourika, visiting a Berber house and an argan oil cooperative. And we walked to reach a waterfall with a local guide, also very kind. I strongly recommend this activity to know the Berber culture and learn a lot of things. The day was rich in learning and discovery. It allows you to disconnect from the madness of Marrakech and find yourself in peace. It was perfect, thanks again! Elsa and Mary

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May 20, 2022

A very pleasant day to discover the High Atlas. Sumptuous views and landscapes! Our guide Lahcen was very friendly and gave us the benefit of his knowledge of the region as well as his personal culture. A nice meeting! Note that this is a mountain hike, that many passages are difficult and sometimes even perilous. So I strongly recommend this excursion, unless you have trouble getting around or you are accompanying young children.

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March 18, 2022

Très bonne expérience avec un chauffeur génial (Reda) mais prévoir un restaurant qui ne soit pas un nid à touristes…mais plus proche de la vraie vie.

August 11, 2022


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