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Half-Day Small-Group Tour From Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains

Highlights
  • 5-hour Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains tour from Marrakech
  • Travel into the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains
  • Follow the Ourika Valley past Berber villages, rivers, and orchards
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Half-Day Small-Group Tour From Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains
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Half-Day Small-Group Tour From Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains
US$45.71
Overview
Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and experience the traditional Moroccan life and stunning scenery on this 5-hour guided small-group tour to the Atlas Mountains, especially the famous Ourika valley. Explore its lovely waterfalls and discover the traditional Berber villages made of adobe and stone.
What to Expect
After pickup from your Marrakech hotel at 8 am, travel with your small group in a comfortable and air-conditioning vehicle through the majestic Atlas Mountains on this half day tour from Marrakech.

On route, you will learn about the Atlas geography and the Berber villages that speckle their valleys and slopes. As we approach the mountains, we enter the lush Ourika Valley, passing stone and adobe-mud villages framed by the snow-capped peaks, this is where you can take amazing pictures. After a roughly 1-hour journey we will have the chance to visit the berber women that are making the precious Argan Oil (the unique Moroccan oil), and discover how they are extracting it, enjoy a full berber and traditional breakfast there (mint tea, bread, argan oil, olive oil and honey).

Continue to the end of the valley and arrive at Setti Fatma town near the falls then choose to either relax at the pretty riverside cafes or take an 80 minutes guided hike to explore the Ourika falls with our professional mountain guide, admire the cascades and take photos of the mountain views that unfurl on route.

Return back to Marrakech where your half day tour concludes at the starting point at approximately 1:30 pm.

Reviews (29)
1 - 5 of 29 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Fun and very informative tour! 5 STARS

Exceeded the expectations from pick up to end. We took a 1/2 day trip to the valley of Ourika. Jamal our guide was very well versed in the history of his country, he made it very fun to learn some facts about this beautiful place....More

1  Thank Lamarceco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing tour, 5* service

The tour was fab, from start to finish our guide Mido was very friendly and polite. He answered our questions and gave us some very interesting information. He was very helpful and we really enjoyed the morning. Thanks Mido.

Thank laurah6187
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Ourika

Great tour meeting expectations based upon other reviews on this organization. Special thanks to Jamal. We know a lot more about Morocco in general and Marrakech now.

1  Thank LiesbethHoogland
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Great experience for my sister and I!

Our driver Aziz was extremly kind and very down to earth. This trip was very good! Highly recommend this! All in all we give 5/5.

Thank Maryama Omar A
Reviewed 18 August 2018
Very fun tour.

This was a very fun tour tour. Communication with the company was great and I was picked up from my hotel at an exact time. The driver/tour guide Jamal was great. Positive, friendly, funny and he was well versed in the history of Marrakech/Morocco as...More

Thank Derekarnett
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Amy A
1 October 2018|
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Response from tincell0 | Reviewed this property |
Hello We didn't do the hike - too old.
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msahal19
9 July 2018|
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Response from tincell0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Our trip took 3 hours because we didn't do the hour hike. We had breakfast and visited the co-operative that produces the cosmetics and visited the small market where the road ends. We didn't but there is an opportunity... More
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Travelbugperry
29 April 2018|
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Response from Melissa V | Reviewed this property |
I did this tour with my sister and we were with the two of us and our guide (so we were lucky). I believe the amount of people being part of the tour goes to a maximum of seven. The hike was a bit difficult but not... More
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