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

  • When does it run?
    English and French speaking guide:
    Daily
  • Start time
    2:30pm
  • Duration
    3 hours
Inclusions
  • Pick-up from centrally located hotels
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minibus
  • English and French speaking guide
  • Mint tea
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key 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
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!

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.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    English and French speaking guide:
    Daily

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Start time

    2:30pm

  • Meeting Point

    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

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.

Inclusions & Exclusions

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

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

If you are staying in a Riad or outside the city centre you must call the local operator on arrival in Marrakech to confirm the pick up point.

Please carry I.D (passport or identity card).

Tour details subject to change 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.

In case of emergencies, you can contact our local partner at (+ 212) 661 597 037.

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.

Customer Reviews

  • Great afternoon out
    Mrs P E Jefferson, United Kingdom 05/23/2014
  • Excellent trip
    w p maudarbocus, United Kingdom 04/16/2014
  • Awesome day outside Marrakech with the Berbers
    Charity A Burd, United States 01/26/2014

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