Experience traditional Moroccan life and stunning scenery on a private day trip from Marrakech to four famous valleys in the Atlas Mountains. Discover the lovely waterfalls in Ourika Valley, explore traditional Berber villages made of adobe and stone in Oukaimeden Valley, and delight in the fruit orchards of Asni Valley. See more captivating scenery by continuing on to beautiful Takerkoust Lake and the limestone Kik Plateau.
After morning pickup from your hotel or riad in Marrakech, travel in a comfortable 4x4 vehicle or minivan through the Atlas Mountains, admiring snow-topped peaks on your 1-hour drive to Ourika Valley. This lush valley’s waterfalls are a lovely counterpoint to the surrounding landscape and the guided visit will help you to fully explore the waterfalls. Then, continue to watch women extracting Argan oil and visit a bio aromatic garden filled with decorative and medical plants.
Continue on to the second valley of your trip, Oukaimeden Valley. Follow a mountain road at an elevation of 5,900 feet (1,800 meters), passing traditional Berber villages with houses made of adobe and stone. For lunch (not included), visit a local restaurant or take the amazing opportunity to have an authentic experience of the Berber culture by tasting a Moroccan lunch.
Afterward, head toward the Asni Valley, located high in the Atlas Mountains. Marvel at Mt Toubkal, the highest peak in northern Africa at 13,665 feet (4,165 meters).
Continue your journey into the Moroccan countryside for another hour. Travel to Takerkoust Lake Then, pass wheat fields and villages on your way to the Kik Plateau, a distinctive limestone outcropping in the Atlas Mountains that offers wonderful views of the lush valleys below. Return to Marrakech and drop-off at your hotel or riad in the evening.
Experience a sportiv break only 30 mn away from the imperial city of Marrakech. Escape from the crowd in a stunning and exotic aquatic resort located at LAKE TAKERKOUST. Enjoy your activity in this beautiful scenery at the bottom of the Atlas Mountains. There, our professional team of instructors (trained and qualified from the Royal Federation of Jet Ski) will take good care of you. You will be practicing on the best quality equipment (Yamaha), various powers of Jet Ski are available. Whatever your nivel is, there will be an appropriate equipment and teacher for you. Each Jet Ski can be rode by 1 or 2 persons. No license is required. Afterwards, you may choose to relax in our private swimming pool enjoying the marvellous view on the Atlas Mountains and have lunch or dinner in our restaurant, tasting our fine cooking made of seasonal dishes.The nautical base offers a wide range of aquatic activities, a nice restaurant and the biggest swimming-pool of the region. At your arrival our instructors will welcome you. You will choose the Jet Ski which suits you best and be showed how the equipment works. Our professional instructors will provide you with safety jackets and instructions (beginners will be showed by instructors how to use the Jet Ski during a 5mn tour). Then you will step on your Jet Ski for an unforgettable ride on the lake surrounded by the Atlas Mountains.