ourika valley

full-day trip

ourika valley full-day trip

Trip Info

1 Day

Maximum people 26

Wifi included

Every day

Min age: 10

Pickup: Airport / Hotel

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The Ourika Valley full-day trip will offer you the opportunity to visit this valley in the Moroccan High Atlas, located at just 30 km southeast of Marrakech.

It is mainly populated by people of Berber language and Chleuh dialect. Despite its closeness to Marrakech, it is still considered a relatively intact valley, both by its nature and its traditional mountain lifestyle.

Places of Interest In Ourika Valley full-day trip:

  • Setti-Fatma : This small village is the starting point of many excursions in the surrounding mountains. The most popular and easiest hike consists in going up along a mountain stream to discover "7 waterfalls", at ddifferent altitudes.

  • Garden of Timalizene: Mountain garden planted mainly with species native to the region.

  • La Safranière de l'Ourika : Saffron Farm. preferred visit period is from the end of October to mid-November, during the harvest.

  • Berber Ecomuseum of the Ourika Valley: Located in the potter's village of Tafza. It highlights the Berber culture through a collection of pottery, jewelry, and carpets.


Marrakech - Ourika Valley Full-Day Trip

Morocco SM Tours offers you the opportunity to visit Ourika River which, flows down through the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, giving life to this fertile Valley Mountains. It's a wonderful day trip from Marrakech, with the opportunity to relax in mountain pools and bike to pristine waterfalls.

This pretty river is just an hour drive from Marrakech.

In your Ourika valley full-day trip you will be heading south from Marrakech (about 64 km) the road raises into the hills. Berber families, clustered together in simple clay homes, have worked the land around here for centuries.

Stop at the village of Aghbalou stone, like an English church.

Setti Fatma at the end of the paved road from Marrakech is the growing village where many locals have taken to the guide business. You'll meet plenty of them, offering to take you up to the waterfalls, but you can follow the rough tracks yourself, just make sure you wear stout shoes or hiking boots.

Trip details, includes and excludes

Departure - Return Location


Departure time


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Price Includes

Pickup from hotel or riyad.


Air-conditioned vehicle

Visit to Berber cooperative

Local guide.

Price Excludes

Tips and gratuities.

Food and drinks.


Hiking boots.

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