Marrakech day trip to the Ourika Valley
Trip from Marrakech
Ourika Valley is a beautiful town where many walks are made, which leads to a waterfall of 7 small waterfalls is an absolute necessity. Ourika is located 60 km from Marrakech, at the foot of the High Atlas. Due to its numerous Berber villages, waterfalls and many attractions, it is one of the most popular destinations for day trips from Marrakech. Ourika The day from Marrakech is beautiful, including the lush river valley with its typical Berber villages of cooked clay and stones. Despite its proximity to Marrakech, Ourika is still considered relatively preserved.
The temperatures are colder in the shade of the snowy peaks of the High Atlas, and this flowery valley located about 50 km south of Marrakech is the escape from the city against the summer heat wave. The valley has a special charm between February and April, when the almond and cherry orchards bloom virile and the wild flowers move.
Unfortunately, Ourika’s beauty and ease of access have led to significant development, which now threatens to stain the valley atmosphere. In Oulmes, makeshift coffees and barbecues border the banks of the river, connected by fragile rope bridges that allow hikers to cross the river, while at the end of the valley is the spa and the trekking base. Very busy Setti Fatma.
Ourika Day in Marrakech will allow you to discover the beauty of the Ourika Valley and its beautiful landscapes of green meadows, Berber villages of the 16th and 17th centuries and escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. Ourika Valley is a favorite weekend destination for locals, appreciated for the beauty of its landscapes and waterfalls. It is one of the typical valleys of the High Atlas, famous for its fruit trees, its small villages, its restaurants along the river, its high green terraces, the surrounding peaks of the Atlas, the rocky foothills of the town and the 7 Cascades that surround the village.
Departure in a 4×4 vehicle from Marrakech at 9 am for 1 hour to Setti Fatma to feel the refreshing waters of the 7 waterfalls that cross many Berber villages and the Ourika valley with several stops on the road to take pictures. Once in Setti Fatma, you will have lunch and take a small walk along beautiful trails. You can climb rock sculptures to the first waterfall before returning to your accommodation in Marrakech.
• Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
• English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the day trip
• Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
• Local guide to take you on a walk to the first waterfall
Highlights of the trip
Round trip distance 60 km
Transportation includes 4WD or Minivan
Spoken language En, De, Sp, Fr
Departure time 9h Pickup location Your accommodation