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Marrakech: 5 Valleys and the High Atlas Mountains Day Tour

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Explore five different valleys and the magnificent High Atlas Mountains on a day trip from Marrakech. Discover Berber villages, savor a delicious lunch with a local family, and hike to waterfalls.


  • Hike to the Ourika Valleys with a local guide.
  • Visit a local Argan oil co-op where Berber women extract the unique oil
  • Traditional lunch with a local Berber family in their home
  • Pass through several traditional Berber villages and witness the daily life


Embark on a memorable day trip from Marrakech and explore the most picturesque valleys in the High Atlas Mountains with an experienced guide by your side. Start your adventure with a scenic drive to the Ourika Valley, taking in breathtaking landscapes along the way. After arriving, take a 60-90-minute hike to see stunning waterfalls and enjoy awe-inspiring views of the surrounding areas. Along the hike, observe Berber women extracting the unique Argan oil, a traditional practice that has been passed down for generations. Next, journey to the second valley, Oukaimden, where you'll travel up a secluded mountain road to 1,800 meters above sea level. As you make your way up, witness the daily life of local Berber people in many traditional villages built from adobe and stones. Then, arrive at Sidi Fares, the third valley, and indulge in a delicious, full lunch. You will get to enjoy a typical Berber meal consisting of soup, salad, Berber tajine, couscous, fruits, mint tea, and mineral water while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the local home. After that, visit the fourth valley, Asni, renowned for its fruit trees, and take in the spectacular views of the High Atlas Mountains' snowy summits. Lastly, travel to the fifth valley, Takerkoust (Plateau Kik), and enjoy the serene surroundings before returning to Marrakech. Your day trip concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation at approximately 5:00 PM, leaving you with unforgettable memories of your journey through the stunning High Atlas Mountains.


Hotel/riad pick-up and drop off. Transportation by an air-conditioned minivan or 4WD vehicle Typical lunch at local Berber family home Professional mountain hiking guide Hiking tour

Important Information

  • The tour will be conducted by a multi-lingual guide, so you can rest assured that you'll be able to communicate effectively. If you plan to visit the weekly souk (Berber market), TAkerkoust souk is held every Sunday , while Asni's souk takes place on Saturdays. Upon booking, you will receive confirmation of your tour details. If you're traveling with an infant, infant seats are available to ensure their safety and comfort during the journey. If you have any dietary restrictions, there are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available to ensure everyone can enjoy the experience.

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