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Full day trip to Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains from Marrakech

Full day trip to Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains from Marrakech
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Full day trip to Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains from Marrakech
US$88.85
Overview
Ourika valley tour  is the closest day trip destination from Marrakech. Despite its closeness  to Marrakech, this beautiful lush green valley is definitely one of the best preserved valleys in Morocco.your tour guide will meet you to start your explorative journey . if you are lucky you will visit of a weekly berber market(on monday)to see how the locals shop.

ACTIVITY HIGHLIGHTS:  
  • Stunning landscape with breathtaking valley & plain views.
  •  Discovery of Berber villages & learning about local life.
  •  Discovery of the hand-made Argan oil cooperative.
  •  Lush, green oasis in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.
  •  Fast-flowing rivers that cut through the mountain valleys.
  •  Refreshing mint tea after lunch in a local Berber house.
What to Expect

       Your Ourika valley day trip starts at 09am from your accommodation in Marrakech.  After a short drive from Marrakech into the foothills of the Atlas Mountains.  Despite its closeness  to Marrakech , it is one of the most unspoiled valleys in all of Morocco. The region is without a doubt a perfect destination for people who seek Moroccan adventure, discovery, relaxation and meditation. 
      If you are Lucky and booked the tour in monday we will visit a traditional Berber market and see how the locals do their shoppings. Our second stop will be in the ladies Argan cooperative , it an association that gathers the ladies who  live in the valley and provides them with job opportunities , they  will offer us tea  and serve us their local breakfast which consists of bread, honey, butter ,Argan oïl  and olive oil.
        Ourika day trip from Marrakech will give you the chance to ride camels  for half an hour deeper in the valley. Later on we will continue our tour to reach Setti Fatma, a favorite weekend destination for many Moroccans. Highly appreciated for its beautiful streams and 7 waterfalls, beautiful cliffs, green valleys. You will explore a region which still practice a medieval agricultural tradition.  Walk around the valley to take photos of the views of green terraces, surrounding the Atlas mountains,hike with a local guide  to the first waterfall.At this juncture there are 7 cascades, which provide a resplendent place to take pictures. Afterwards, enjoy a drink by the river then a delicious lunch at a local restaurant .Then return to Marrakech around 05pm.
Please note: A minimum of two people per booking is required.

Reviews (6)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile
Unforgetable experience

One of the highlights of our Trip to Morocco, Great sceneries, Great memories. Would always do it again and the Food was a real treat

Thank Verena F
Newman A, Manager at Morocco Insight Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

dear Verena thank you so much For writing these warm words about the tour you did with us . Your satisfaction is our priority, and if you are happy,this means the world to us. Kind regards Abdul

Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile
All day tour

Excellent, highly professional and extremely informative. A very enjoyable experience with a tour guide who both explained the local culture and history in great detail and ensured our comfort during the trip

Thank Sundeep C
Newman A, Manager at Morocco Insight Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear guest Thank you so much for your very kind review, you were great as well ,we can fell you had a good time and this means the world to us! We hope to see you again soon. Best regards!! Abdul

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Great Guide!

We had a wonderful trip to the Atlas mountains from start to finish. The trip was very convenient as we were picked up and dropped off near our hotel in Marrakesh. Our tour guide, Abdul, was stellar - offering great insight to the culture and...More

Thank OTinDC
Newman A, Manager at Morocco Insight Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2018

Dear guest Thank you very much for such a great review! It is only through feedbacks such as yours that we are able to maintain and indeed, where necessary, improve upon the service that we provide to our valued guests. We work really hard to...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile
Athlas mountains tour

We had a fantastic tour with Abdul our tour guide one of best we came across. We learned so much about the local culture, different from Marrekech. Patrick and Maria Liverpool

Thank Patrick H
Abdollah A, Manager at Morocco Insight Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Patrick It is wonderful to hear you had such a great time with Abdul in the Atlas Mountains,and that he was able to capture your interests , whilst showing you the best of the area. Thank you so much again and kind regards! Abdul

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
Best day in Morocco!

Myself and 5 friends did the full day trip to the Ourika Valley and Atlas mountains as well as the sunset Camel ride in the Palm Grove. It was the highlight of our trip to Morocco! Abdul was the perfect guide. He was so knowledgeable...More

Thank Elbé J
Abdollah A, Manager at Morocco Insight Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2018

Dear Elbé Thank you so much for taking time and sharing your feedback with other tourists. we are glad to hear that you enjoyed The trip you did with Morocco insight tours and that you are satisfied with our services . As always your satisfaction...More

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