Discovering Marrakesh: Atlas Mountains and Ourika Valley

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Explore Marrakesh's natural beauty with a journey through the Atlas Mountains and Ourika Valley, blending cultural immersion and scenic vistas.


  • Visit a typical Berber market (Monday and Thursday only)
  • Be amazed by the natural life at Setti Fatma waterfalls
  • Drive the scenic roads of the Ourika Valley in the Atlas Mountains
  • See Berber villages and houses clinging to the side of hills


Embark on a captivating journey of discovery from Marrakesh to the awe-inspiring Atlas Mountains and the picturesque Ourika Valley. This immersive day tour offers a blend of natural beauty, cultural insights, and adventure, promising an unforgettable experience. Begin your excursion with a scenic drive through the outskirts of Marrakesh, where the urban landscape gradually gives way to rural vistas and the majestic Atlas Mountains loom in the distance. As you ascend into the mountains, the air becomes crisp, and the panoramic views unfold, showcasing the rugged grandeur of this iconic range. Arrive at the Ourika Valley, a verdant paradise framed by cascading waterfalls, terraced fields, and traditional Berber villages. Explore the valley on foot, meandering through fragrant orchards, crossing ancient stone bridges, and encountering local artisans practicing age-old crafts. Immerse yourself in the Berber way of life as you visit authentic villages, where hospitable locals welcome you into their homes and share stories of heritage and tradition. Gain insight into Berber customs, cuisine, and craftsmanship, appreciating the resilience and ingenuity of these mountain communities. Continue your adventure by trekking along scenic trails that offer breathtaking views of the valley below and the snow-capped peaks above. Pause for a picnic lunch amidst nature's splendor, savoring traditional flavors and soaking in the peaceful ambiance of the mountains. Conclude your day with a visit to a serene riverside spot, where the cool waters of the Ourika River provide a refreshing retreat. Reflect on the beauty and tranquility of the Atlas Mountains and the Ourika Valley, leaving behind the hustle and bustle of Marrakesh for a journey of exploration and discovery.


1-hour walking tour Local guide Hotel pickup and drop-off Transportation by air-conditioned minibus English and French-speaking driver

Important Information

  • **Our drivers and guides are fluent in English and French. Please be aware that other languages may not always be accessible. **In case of inclement weather, we'll reschedule or provide a refund.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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