Marrakech to Atlas Mountain Valleys Day Trip
Get away from the hustle of Marrakech and discover the amazing Atlas Mountains, stop for pictures all along the way and see the big contrast between the Ourika, Oukaimden, and Asni village. And try the best meal ever in Morocco in a house facing the highest peak in North Africa.
enjoy a guided walking tour through the breathtaking Berber villages and Atlas valleys, and enjoy a lunch with a local family or in a local restaurant overlooking the amazing high atlas views.
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:45 AM for a prompt departure at 9:00 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 5:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable walking clothing, walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen.|
Ourika and Atlas Day Trip Highlights:
- Get away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech
- Discover the way of life of the Berber people
- Do a small hike to see the stunning waterfalls of Sitti Fatma
- Enjoy a local healthy meal in the Berber house
- Stop by the picturesque Toubkal mountain.
|Visit to Weekly Berber Market||The visit to the weekly Berber Market is possible on Monday, Tuesday Friday, Saturday|
This is a marvelous trip during which you will discover the most spectacular valleys of the area. Ourika Valley, Sidi Fares, and Asni Valley. We will pick you up at 8am from your hotel or riad, and leaving Marrakech towards the high Atlas Mountains , we will cross several villages before driving along the Ourika Valleys which stretches for about 30 miles cross the foothills of the High Atlas. This is one of the most spectacular drives where the road follows the rushing Ourika River, which never runs dry and provides wonderful white water rafting in the summer months. In case of interest; we would stop in the morning to visit the Women argan oil cooperative . The argan nut is unique to Morocco and Moroccans have long known about the wonderful benefit of the oil extracted from this nut for eveyday use either in cooking or cosmetics. We will drive trough villages and will able to stop whenever you want for photos . We also encourage our clients to bring with them unwanted . clothes or shoes, as well as school furniture that you can distribute yourself once you travel with us, will be lot’s of the Berber kids on the way. We will continue to climb upwards until we reach the Sidi Fares valley (over 1900 meters)an authentic area famous for apple trees , where you will have lunch in a Berber house in a village overlooking the Atlas Mountains. After this unique lunch, we head off for the greener Asni valley where orchards lined the route. You can also admire the Mount Toubkal : the highest peak in Northern Africa culminating at 4167 meters, than we will drive back to Marrakesh through the authentic Berber villages of Asni.
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