A day trip from Marrakech to Ourika Valley is one of the popular day-trip destinations from Marrakech city. Thus, the Ourika Valley is on the hills of the High Atlas. It is where there are many small traditional Berber villages and groves. It is about 30 kilometres from Marrakech. It’s a beautiful and peaceful place for picnics with only the birds’ singing. Ourika Valley is also a refuge away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech.
Day Trip from Marrakech to Ourika Valley Itinerary:
After having breakfast, we will pick you up from your accommodation. Thereafter, we will drive through Al Haouz Plain toward Ourika centre. We will stop there to visit the Berber market or souk. It is a weekly souk that is more active on Mondays. You will traditional crafts and sheep they sell. Then, we will make a stop to visit the Berber family to explore their lifestyle and enjoy a cup of mint tea with them. From here, we will continue our way to Setti Fatma Berber village where you will explore and enjoy the freshwater of the 7 waterfalls. There are many popular restaurants and cafes beside the river, providing traditional meals and necessary services for visitors.
After that, you can wander around the Ourika valley and climb rock carvings near the waterfalls. There, you will enjoy panoramic views of the Atlas mountain ranges and traditional mud houses. You will spend the rest of the day here. Finally, we will drive back to Marrakech and drop you off at your accommodation or any place in Marrakech. Day trip from Marrakech to Ourika Valley service ends.