Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains Day Tour

Ourika Valley




1 day

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Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains Day Tour

Embark on an enchanting journey into the heart of Morocco’s natural beauty with our Ourika Valley Day Tour & Atlas Mountains. As the sun rises over Marrakech, our expert driver-guide, provided by Morocco Trail Finders, will collect you from your accommodation, ready to escort you on a day of exploration and adventure.

The Ourika Valley day trip is a gateway to the captivating landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. As you leave the bustling streets of Marrakech behind, you’ll find yourself ascending into the tranquil serenity of the Atlas foothills. These picturesque Berber villages, perched precariously on the mountainside, offer an authentic glimpse into the Berber way of life.

A visit to an argan oil women’s co-operative adds cultural depth to your day, showcasing the traditional process of extracting argan oil, a Moroccan treasure used in cuisine and beauty products.

After indulging in a delicious Moroccan lunch, your journey continues into the verdant Ourika Valley, a lush oasis of terraced fields and cool mountain streams. The pièce de résistance is undoubtedly the Setti Fatma waterfalls. Our guided hike to this natural wonder reveals cascading waters and an opportunity to interact with the welcoming Berber communities that call this valley home.

Morocco Trail Finders Ourika Valley & Atlas Mountains Day Tour immerses you in Morocco’s rich culture, stunning landscapes, and warm hospitality, all in one memorable day. It’s an adventure that combines the best of nature, tradition, and discovery, leaving you with cherished memories of Morocco’s timeless allure.

This structured program offers a comprehensive exploration of the Ourika Valley, including the Setti Fatma waterfalls, all while guided by our experienced driver-guide. It’s a perfect blend of nature, culture, and adventure, providing an unforgettable Moroccan experience.

Additional Information on Ourika Valley Day Tour & Atlas Mountains:

  • Comfortable walking shoes for the hike.
  • Sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses for sun protection.
  • A refillable water bottle for hydration.
  • A camera or smartphone to capture the stunning scenery.

Highlights of Ourika Valley Day Tour & Atlas Mountains:

  • Explore the picturesque Ourika Valley.
  • Visit Berber houses perched on the Atlas Mountains.
  • Discover the art of argan oil production at a women’s co-operative.
  • Hike to the stunning Setti Fatma waterfalls


Travel itinerary of the Ourika Valley Day Tour & Atlas Mountains:



  • 1-hour walking tour
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by air-conditioned 4x4
  • English and French-speaking driver
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Personal expenses

Tour Plan

  • 8:00 AM: Your adventure begins with a pickup from your accommodation in Marrakech by one of Morocco Trail Finders' expert driver guides. They will be your companion and local expert throughout the day.
  • Scenic Drive to the Atlas Mountains: As you leave Marrakech behind, enjoy the breathtaking views as you ascend into the majestic Atlas Mountains.
  • 10:00 AM: Arrive at the Atlas foothills, where you'll explore traditional Berber villages. These picturesque houses seem to cling to the mountainside, providing a glimpse into the unique lifestyle of the Berber people.
  • 11:30 AM: Visit a local women's cooperative to witness the traditional process of extracting argan oil. Learn how this liquid gold is used in Moroccan cuisine and beauty products.
  • 1:00 PM: Savor a delicious Moroccan lunch at a local restaurant, surrounded by stunning mountain views.
  • 2:00 PM: Journey into the Ourika Valley, known for its lush greenery and vibrant terraced fields.
  • 3:00 PM: Begin a guided hike to the Setti Fatma waterfalls. Your experienced guide will lead you through the beautiful valley, with opportunities to cool off in the refreshing mountain streams.
  • 5:00 PM: Reach the Setti Fatma waterfalls and take in their natural beauty. You can also explore the surrounding area and interact with local Berber communities.
  • 6:30 PM: Depart Setti Fatma and head back to Marrakech.
  • 8:00 PM: Arrive back in Marrakech and get dropped off at your accommodation, marking the end of your Ourika Valley day trip with Morocco Trail Finders.

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