Summary of Private Ourika Valley Day Trip From Marrakech Tour
Ourika Valley Day Trip From Marrakech starts when we pick up from your Riad or hotel in Marrakech at 9 am. After 1 hour drive you will see the mud houses of the Berber villages on the slopes of the mountains. Stop at a Berber house, and drink fresh mint tea. Next stop is a women’s cooperative, watch argan oil being produced by hand.
The village of Setti-Fatma is the starting point for the 7 waterfalls. You will have 2 hours to enjoy the walks and waterfalls with our tour guide. Enjoy the panoramic view that extends over the entire valley. Enjoy a regional dish in one of the restaurants along the river, if you choose to you can sit on the tables and chairs in the river and enjoy your meal.
The price per person is 29 euros, the camel ride is 44 euros per person in the Atlas mountains. We believe in offering a personal service and your tour will be private. Our local guide has a wealth of knowledge and is happy to answer any questions you may have.
Transportation is included in the price, we will drop you off at your Riad or hotel by 7.30 pm. Please note this tour is not recommended for pregnant women.
Ourika Valley is around one hour from Marrakech. It is one of the closest day trips from Marrakech. Nestled high in the Atlas Mountains. Located south of Marrakech. This beautiful lush valley is well preserved. You will experience some of the beauty of the North African countryside and you will also enjoy the flexibility of a private tour. Remember you will need non-slip walking shoes on this tour as you will be climbing rocks.
Savour the invigorating mountain air. Take in the simplicity of life you will see in Ourika Valley on your day in the countryside. Enjoy your journey into the Atlas mountains.
Ourika Valley spreads between the first foothills of the Atlas mountains. Due to its many waterfalls, it is a very popular Ourika day trip from Marrakech. Originally a Berber settlement, the region is still inhabited by Berber people, who practice a traditional way of life. A place of natural beauty even though it is so close to Marrakech.
The village of Setti Fatma is a picturesque location along the banks of the River Ourika. The valley is known for its pine and cedar forests. Setti Fatma is famous for its minerals and pottery.
Ourika Valley Tour
The departure time for the Ourika Valley Tour is 9 am. Our English speaking driver will pick you up in his air-conditioned vehicle will pick up from your riad or hotel in Marrakech. The Ourika River is one of the few in the region that run throughout the year. As you drive along the river you’ll see small Berber villages of mud houses built on the slopes of the mountains.
Stop en route to experience the lifestyle of the local Berbers, and drink some fresh mint tea at the Berbers house. You will visit a women’s co-operative initiative and watch local women extracting argan oil is by hand and see all the natural products made from argan oil.
On this full-day trip, you’ll continue on through the mountains to the village of Setti Fatma, the starting point for a 2-hour hike with our guide to the Setti Fatma Waterfalls. You will follow a steep trail across a series of narrow bridges. You can jump under the waterfalls, stop to have a well deserved cold drink, you can set your own pace as you have the advantage of having a private tour. Enjoy a panoramic view that extends over the entire valley. You’ll probably be hungry after your walk, there’s a choice of small restaurants along the river. Some of the tables and chairs sit directly in the shallow water so you can soak your feet in the gushing waters. You can enjoy a delicious Berber tagine.
The price per person is 29 euros, the camel ride is will be cost extra per person in the Atlas mountains. We believe in offering a personal service your tour will be private. Our local guide has a wealth of knowledge and is happy to answer any questions you may have. Please ensure that you wear comfortable non-slip walking shoes.
Transportation is included in the price, we will drop you off at your Riad or hotel by 7.30 pm.