The Ourika valley tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Morocco
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Tour description

If you fancy a gentle day out in the countryside , this is for you. You will be picked up at 9.00 am from your hotel - or any where else  you would like -  travel out across palm tree plantations, olive groves and orchards, arriving at Tnine Ourika (Monday is souk day). Continue up the valley, to Setti  Fatma where you can stop for a drink. You can then climb up to the waterfall and return for lunch (not included) at one of the many locally run cafes or restaurants. A further stop on the way back for a short walk, returning to Marrakech around 4pm. Price includes English speaking driver

The pick up will be around 9:00 O'clock from your accommodation in Marrakech and we will be heading on  to the direction of the Atlas Mountains, after some 45 minutes through olive tree groves we should get to the gate of the Ourika valley at the village of Tnine Ourika, where a Great Weekly market is set every monday where all the peoples living around come to buy their needs for the whole ( great activity). Once visit the market ( if monday). We will carry  on our tour by visiting a lot of interesting places as in poetry makers , berber mills and a lot of other great places  including the Argan Cooperative where you can  witness women cultivating the Argan nut to make Argan oil, Argan butter, as well as the cosmetic products. The cooperative is run by women and a free tasting of the Argan products in the Ourika Valley Argan Cooperative is also offered  . Moving through the valley we will visit Setti Fatma, a favorite weekend resort of many Marrakshis that is appreciated for it's beautiful streams and waterfalls. We will visit the famous tomb of Setti Fatma. During the middle of August an exciting four day festival takes place over the tomb and after the tomb, we will drive around the valley enjoying views of high green terraces, surrounding Atlas peaks, rocky village foothills and the seven waterfalls that surround the village.  Before returning to Marrakech, option to trek along some of the pretty trails. If you seek adventure, climbing up rock carvings, gorges, and crests is an option. 

What's included

  • Private tour with an English & French speaking driver

What's not included

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks