Ourika and Atlas Waterfalls Day Trip

Get away from the hustle of Marrakech and discover the amazing Atlas Mountains, visit the Berber house and learn about the Berber way of life, stop for pictures all along the way and learn about the way Argan oil is constructed, and See the big contrast between the Ourika and the hustle of Marrakech And try the best meal ever in Morocco in a restaurant with chairs in the water, …

enjoy a guided walking tour of the Ourika waterfalls with a professional local mountain guide.

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.
Professionaldriver/guide Meals: Lunch
1 and a half hour walking tour Transportation in AC Vehicle Minivan or 4wd
Tips and gratuities
Ourika and Atlas Day Trip Highlights:
  • Get away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech
  •  Discover the way of life of the Berber people
  •  Visit the local Berber Argan cooperative
  •  Do a small hike to see the stunning waterfalls of Sitti Fatma
  •  Enjoy a local healthy meal in the restaurants near the river.

Additional information

Lunch with local familyPossible to have lunch with a local family, under request

9.00 AM – 5.30 PM: Ourika Valley and Atlas Waterfalls

Our Ourika valley and Atlas Waterfalls day trip starts at 09 am from your accommodation in Marrakech. After a short drive from Marrakech into the Atlas Mountains. We will take the road along the valley of Ourika, then stop to see wonderful landscapes full of vibrant colors as we move through the hillsides. Our first stop will be in a traditional house of a Berber family who lives in the valley. The family will offer us tea and serve us their local breakfast which consists of bread, honey, butter, and olive oil. The other stop is 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 everyday use either in cooking or cosmetics. Later on, we will continue our tour and visit to reach Setti Fatma, Highly appreciated for its beautiful 7 waterfalls, beautiful cliffs, and green valleys. You will Walk around the valley to take photos of the views of green terraces, surrounding the Atlas mountains, and hike with a local guide to the first waterfall. After the hike we go back for lunch in a nice restaurant with a beautiful view over the mountains, lunch will be composed of a variety of Moroccan dishes (Vegetarians are welcome). Then we return to Marrakech around 05 pm.

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