Day trips to Ourika Valley in Atlas mountains: A nature and discovery attraction

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day trips from marrakech to atlas mountains

Best day trip from marrakech to atlas mountains, Berber country. The program includes a visit to the weekly souk (Monday and Friday), a tea break with the locals, the discovery of the Ourika valley, the visit of the botanical garden and an argan production cooperative.


Ourika valley excursion

Completely contrasted with the atmosphere of Marrakech, the program of this excursion in the Ourika Valley will lead you in the high Atlas, an environment of high altitudes. You will discover a nature of mountains, which contrast with that of Europe, More arid and of a dominant reddish.
It is also to discover, live, the way of life and the culture of the Berbers who preserve, still today, much of their authenticity.

About Ourika valley

Ourika is a mountain valley located in the High Atlas 68 km far from marrakech. After the village of Tnine Ourika, the road runs along the valley about twenty km. Like the valley of the high atlas, it has a mountain oasis look. The Our Light on the Sun. Ourika, spread a mosaic of small cultivated plots. On the slopes cling to adobe villages, hotels, restaurants.

The road stops at the village of Sitti Fadma. The path is open to trekkers.

Lieux a visiter

The weekly souk (every Monday and Friday), the Berber house, the discovery of the valley by car, the waterfalls of Siti Fadma on foot. the botanical gardens, the argan cooperative.

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The souk and the tea at the inhabitant:

Every Monday and Friday, the tour begins with a visit to one of the weekly souks in the area. An authentic place. Almost all of the attendance is local. This is the best way to learn about the local culture: the outfits, the faces, the accent, the types of shops and many other fun surprises. An outdoor show.

A break is planned at the inhabitant. This is an opportunity to discover the Berber house from the inside, and have a mint tea with a local family.

The discovery of the valley.

We follow the valley for about twenty kilometers. Mountain landscapes and Berber villages follow one another. 3 photo breaks of 10 minutes programmed. The beauty of Ourika’s landscapes is worth it !.

Along a rise and descent of one hour, a mountain path will take us to the small waterfalls of Sitti Fadma.



In an original space at the edge of the river Ourika .. We will have time for a good tagine, local cuisine.

The argan cooperative and the botanical garden:

A stop is planned within the premises of a cooperative producing artisanal argan products. We will discover the process in ancestral way.

In a similar theme, visiting the Ourika Botanical Garden will shed more light on the valley environment.
It is also a good place to catch the breath before going down to the city of Marrakech.

Les prestations

Mini bus 8pl (clim, wifi,.. )
Pro tourist guide (En-Fr)

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Informations supplémentaires
  • La confirmation sera reçue au moment de la réservation
  • Cette visite est disponible avec un guide anglophone ou francophone
  • Les enfants de moins de 3 ans sont gratuits
Conditions d'annulation

Pour un remboursement intégral, annulez au moins 24 heures avant la date de début de votre expérience.