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The Ourika Valley – A Day in the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech

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Highlights

  • The Ourika Valley is one of the most beautiful areas of the Atlas Mountains
  • You will be welcomed to the Atlas Mountains with mint tea in a Berber village
  • The tour is conducted in an air-conditioned mini-bus and led by a local expert guide

Overview

Explore the charming Ouirka Valley, nestled in the Atlas Mountains, on this excursion from Marrakech. Situated about 35 miles south of Marrakech, the Ouirka Valley is a beautiful canvas of meandering rivers, lush glades of olive groves, citrus trees orchards and sleepy little hamlets with houses made of baked clay and stone.

Don’t miss this chance to interact with some local Berber people in their charming abodes and try out some delicious mint tea on this Morocco tour.

Surrounded by the picturesque Atlas Mountains, this Ouirka Valley tour in Morocco will give you a flavor of nature at its best.

Itinerary

Set out in an air-conditioned bus with your guide for a sightseeing tour of the Ourika Valley.

Drive towards the stunning Atlas Mountains, passing picturesque landscapes and quaint Berber villages. There will be a 15-minutes’ photo stop to capture the panoramic views of the magnificent Atlas Mountains.

Drive along the Ourika river, cutting through the foothills of the mountains, dotted with hamlets of baked clay and stones.

When you arrive in Ourika you will enjoy a 20-minute refreshment break in a traditional Berber village. Sip on some delicious mint tea made by a Berber.

Continue further into the Ourika Valley and enjoy free time to stroll around this haven. You have 30 minutes in this valley before starting the return journey back to Marrakech.

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Reviews

We loved this trip, the guide was very informative and we felt we knew more about the country I would recommend this, we regretted not doing more out of city tours.... Mrs P E Jefferson

Outstanding beauty the Atlas Mountain! We had the best guide named Khalid who was very helpful. We were travelling with 2 small children & the guide offered his help several... w p maudarbocus

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

English and French speaking guide:
Monday & Saturday

Duration

3 hours

Start time

Start time: 1430h (2:30pm)
Duration: 3 hours

Meeting point

Pick-up is from centrally located hotels in Marrakech.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
If your hotel is not a pick-up location, please call the agency in order to reconfirm the tour departure details (about the pick up place and timings).

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Pick-up from centrally located hotels
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus
  • English and French speaking guide
  • Mint tea

Exclusions

  • Meals
  • Other beverages

Do/Dont's

There are plenty of photo opportunities on this tour, so don’t forget your camera. Dress in comfortable clothes. Carry sunblock and a hat

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Please note

It is advisable to re-confirm the tour departure details 48 hours prior to the start of the tour as this tour has a minimum passenger requirement of 6 people, if this is not met the tour would either be rescheduled for another date or cancelled with a full refund

For hotels outside the town & riads: time & place to be confirmed at the time of the reconfirmation

Identity papers are obligatory (passport or identity card).

The program can be modified in case of unpredictable events.

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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