Welcome to Setti Fatma

Prime times to visit are in early March when the cherry and almond trees are in bloom, or in August for the four-day moussem (festival), with its fair and market at the koubba (shrine) of Setti Fatma. During the summer, the place is clogged with visitors from Marrakesh, so consider heading to the splendidly untrammelled neighbouring valleys of Zat and Ouirgane instead.

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$23.05 Day Trips & Excursions

Ourika Valley Day Trip from Marrakech

Depart from the Medina in Marrakech at around 9 am in your private, air-conditioned minivan and head for the Ourika Valley. Your relaxing drive through the Atlas Mountains will take you to the small village of Setti Fatma. After a short hike, you will witness the enchanting waterfalls and the surrounding valley. Your driver will drop you off back in the Medina in Marrakech around 5pm.

$92.20 Private & Custom Tours

Marrakech to Atlas Mountains, Ourika Valley Private Day Trip

You will depart from Marrakech at 8:30am with your private driver and head out to to the famous Ourika Valley, with its incredible beauty. The views are fabulous, and you will get a glimpse of the lifestyles of inhabitants of the region by enjoying a glass of tea in a private Berber home. Upon arrival to Ourika you may choose to hike a trail that meanders past the famous waterfalls of Setti Fatma.Lunch will be served in a restaurant by the riverside. Continuation to the valley of Asni-Tahanaout and surrounding valleys, where you will enjoy a splendid view of the High Atlas Mountains and the rocky desert, and take the route to Kik Plateau before heading back to Marrakech in the late afternoon.

$23.05 Day Trips & Excursions

Private Tour: High Atlas Mountains Day Trip to the Ourika Valley and Waterfalls from Marrakech

Begin with pickup from your Marrakech hotel at about 9am. Alternatively, if you are staying in a riad (traditional house), meet your driver and private, air-conditioned vehicle at a central location. Then, venture south to the Ourika Valley in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Stop at a Berber souk (Mondays only) or another traditional souk (Thursdays only) on route, or, on other days, travel directly to Ourika and enjoy more time there to explore. Admire the mountain scenery as you follow the winding Ourika River, passing slopes dotted with Berber villages, orchards, and farms. After a roughly 1- to 1.5-hour journey, arrive at Setti Fatma, a colorfully painted riverside village. Hop out and enjoy two hours’ free time to walk up to the Setti Fatma waterfalls, a number of cascades hidden in the mountainsides. Choose to hire a local guide (own expense) or climb the rocky paths independently, crossing little streams on route. Admire the main falls, and then descend back to Setti Fatma, and enjoy a traditional Berber lunch (own expense) at one of the many restaurants. Afterward, reconvene with your driver and finish with a drop-off at the original Marrakech starting point at about 4pm.Please note: a moderate amount of walking is required to reach the Setti Fatma waterfalls. Guests are recommended to wear sturdy, non-slip walking shoes.

$17.29 Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Day Trip to Ourika Valley from Marrakech

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Ourika Valley, Ourika, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionExplore Ourika Valley holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Temperatures are cooler in the shadow of snowcapped High Atlas peaks,Duration: 3 hoursPass By: High Atlas Mountains, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionThe High Atlas is a region in Morocco covering the mountain range and surrounding destinations such as Marrakech.Stop At: Setti Fatma et les 7 Cascades, Iskoha, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz RegionThe Setti Fatma Waterfalls was our first waterfalling experience in Morocco. Not knowing what to expect other than what we had read in our guidebooksDuration: 2 hours

$80.67 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Lake Takerkoust, Asni, and Ourika Valley Tour from Marrakech

Following an 8am pickup at your accommodation in Marrakech, hop into your vehicle and travel out into the desert to begin your tour. Along the way, admire panoramic views over the rugged landscape.Visit a traditional Berber home with your guide for a refreshing cup of Moroccan tea, and gain insight into life outside the city. Afterward, hike along winding trails through the Ourika Valley, and discover top natural attractions such as the waterfalls of Setti Fatma. Enjoy lunch in a riverside restaurant, then head on through the valley of Asni-Tahanaout for spectacular views over the mighty High Atlas Mountains. Travel up to the high Kik plateau and capture the desert scenery on camera.Then, return to your Marrakech accommodation in the late afternoon to conclude your tour.

$31.12 Day Trips & Excursions

One Day Tour From Marrakech To Ourika Valley And Atlas Mountain

You will be picked up from your hotel around 9am to begin the journey to Ourika Valley. Enjoy a drive through the countryside villages typical of the High Atlas region. There will be short stops along the way to take in the beautiful panoramic views as well as visits to selected sites such as an enchanting organic garden and a traditional Berber house. Finally you will arrive in a village located in a canyon underneath the High Atlas Mountains at the end of the Ourika Valley. Here you can expect to enjoy an opportunity to get away from the noise of Marrakech for a relaxing day. As the temperature cools, it is also a perfect place to go in the summer to beat the heat. Take time to enjoy one of many cafes along the uphill walk to the Setti Fatma cascades where you can expect to find a local specialty for lunch. You will have an opportunity to get a more in-depth look at the area and may even consider hiring a local guide. Plan on returning to Marrakech to conclude your day around 5pm.