This day trip excursion will take you in the heart of the Great Atlas Mountains, only 60 km far from Marrakech you will uncover the Berber mountain lifestyle and culture, Ourika Valley and the visit of Setti Fatma village and its waterfalls is one the most famous day trip excursions from Marrakech to explore the Atlas Mountains. Admire Ourika River from its sources to the gates of Marrakech during this mountain tour, enjoy a hike from the small village of Setti Fatma, passing one by one the small waterfalls, towards the heart of Ourika Valley deep in the Atlas mountains.
 Discover the multitude of plant species present on the red floor of the valley and do not miss the opportunity to get to know the Berber macaque in its natural environment.
 Touch the freshness of water cascades and enjoy the contrasts of light of this place and take incredible pictures. Then relax and savor a delicious Berber Tagine is one of many traditional restaurants in Ourika.
 The hike through the magic of this valley is the ideal activity to discover the splendor of the High Atlas Mountains without too much altitude.

Tour Program:

Day 1: Private Day Trip – Marrakech to Ourika valley

 Among the most beautiful valleys of Morocco with its 7 waterfalls. Located about thirty kilometers south of Marrakech around an hour driving from Marrakech. On the road to the high Atlas. In this day trip, we will drive through the plain of Haouz and sinking all along the Ourika river where water is abundant all year. During this trip, we will visit a Berber family that will open their house for us to discover the lifestyle of Berber and explore their traditions and their local culture. As well, we will have many stops to take some photos of the Berber villages settled in the foothills of the high atlas. We will continue through the valley and we will stop to visit a local cooperative of Argan oil run by women of the region. Then continue to the end of the road in the village of Setti Fatma, 1500 m above sea level where you will have the opportunity to discover the splendid and most beautiful villages Setti Fatma.
 There we will meet our local guide who will take you in a guided walk to discover the 7 waterfalls of Setti Fatma. After 2 hours of hiking, we will come back to the village to enjoy a delicious traditional lunch in a local restaurant by the river.
 Our tourist transport agency put at your disposal a wide choice of vehicles and comfortable minivans with qualified drivers to discover the strong points and charm of this region.

Price Includes

  •  Pick up and drop off at your hotel/airport
  • Transport in A/C car 4×4 or minibus
  •  English speaking driver and guide

Price Excludes

  •  Lunches and drinks
  •  Plane tickets to and from Morocco
  •  Travel insurance
  •  What is not included in program