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1 Day Trip To Ourika Valley From Marrakech

1 Day Trip To Ourika Valley From Marrakech

Overview:

On this 1 day trip, we will visit Ourika Valley, where you will be able to visit a traditional Berber house to have a mint tea with the locals, take a guided hike to the wonderful waterfalls in Setti Fatma and enjoy a hike in the village through the sumptuous Ourika valley, carved into the Atlas’ foothills. You will have lunch in one of the traditional Restaurants in front of the river and you will visit a woman’s cooperative producing Argan oil.

Itinerary:

After breakfast in your accommodation, at 09:00 AM, you will discover the delights of the Ourika Valley in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains on one day trip from Marrakech. Ourika, carved out by rain washing down from the High Atlas mountains is now a fertile area where fruit and nut trees grow. Following the course of the Ourika River, you can admire the magnificent landscape of the High Atlas, totally different from that of Marrakech, and browse the scenery and breathtaking High Atlas. You will see white-capped peaks tower over the valley, and traditional villages nestled on the hillsides. Along the way, you will visit a traditional Berber house to enjoy a  mint tea with the locals and know about their old and simple lifestyle. You may have the opportunity to visit the weekly Berber market only on Monday or Thursday. Your guide will take you to discover the wonderful panoramas of the waterfalls in Setti Fatma and enjoy a hike in the village through the sumptuous Ourika valley carved into the Atlas’ foothills. You will pass by an old small footbridge full of charm for lunch in one of the traditional Restaurants in front of the river. On our way back to Marrakech we will make a last visit to a woman’s cooperative producing Argan oil. We will return to Marrakech and end our services.

Included

  • Private tour & Transportation with A/C and seat-belt.
  • You can stop whenever you want.
  • Pick you up & drop off at your accommodation in Marrakech.
  • Experienced driver/guide English speaking.
  • Fuel and all associated expenses.

Not Included

  • Noon meal. (Possibility of picnic or restaurants).
  • Drinks at meal.
  • Tips and personal miscellaneous expenses.
  • Entry fees to Monuments / Museums / Kasbahs
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the program

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