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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
From US$45.11
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 (39)
1 - 5 of 39 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great half day tour with Jamal

We felt the half day tour was a great use of our limited time in Marrakesh and it gave us a chance to see another side of Morocco. Jamal guided us carefully through city traffic and mountain roads. He was also right on time to...More

1  Thank Motarts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Fab half day tour

We had a half day guided tour with Chakib from Marrakesh to the Atlas Mountains and it was simply superb. Chakib was so friendly and had a wealth of knowledge. We saw many beautiful sights and particularly loved the waterfall walk. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank loulou492
Reviewed 7 December 2018
Excellent trip

We were picked up at 8am from our hotel and driven to the Atlas Mountains where we had breakfast at a local shop making oil then drove on and hiked up the waterfall it was beautiful and I would thoroughly recommend this trip. The guides...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kerriesgordon
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile
Amazing tour, very worth the climb

Firstly a fab drive up to the mountain by our tour guide Jamal, he was very informative, stopped quite a few times at our request to take in the views and photos. He was amazing answering all our questions about the area and more than...More

Thank U9707LAluciac
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile
Amazing, fantastic guide

We booked on trip advisor which was very simple, the reviews were amazing and our trip definitely lived up to expectations! We were picked up at 8, by Jamal, who was warm and friendly on pick up. He was very knowledgeable about Marrakesh/Atlas mountains, and...More

1  Thank LouiseHampshire
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K5751MXamya
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 G1069JSmelissav | 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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