This Ourika Day Trip From Marrakech In Morocco will take you out of Marrakech at 09.00 am and head south for the beauty and splendour that is the Ourika Valley. The journey time would usually be around an hour and a half to reach Setti Fatma, but there is so much to see on the way that we’ll be stopping off at regular intervals to take in the sights and sounds of this beautiful Ourika Valley.
DAY TRIP TO OURIKA VALLEY FROM MARRAKECH
Ourika Valley is probably the most visited area in the Atlas Mountains as it is only an hour drive from Marrakech. Along the valley the banks of the Ourika river are generously shaded by poplar trees and other weeping willows. Take the services of a local guide and hike to the waterfalls. The village of Arhbalou is very attractive and has a multitude of small restaurants owned by Berber families situated along the water’s edge. A picnic lunch at Arhbalou Cascades or at the edge of the Ourika river is popular with locals and tourists alike. The Ourika valley is an escape from the bustling Marrakech, so take advantage and book your day trip to Ourika valley with us.
You will be picked up at 9 a.m from your hotel/ Riad in Marrakech by one of our colleagues, an English-speaking driver and travel in an exclusive licensed A/C vehicle. On this private escorted day trip to Ourika valley you will escape from the heat and the hustle of Marrakech and you will get to experience a bit of the life of Berber families, hike around the village with a local guide (We arrange the local guide for the walk which last between 2 and 3 hours, you can shorten it or lengthen it to suit your pace) and enjoy the panoramic view of its small waterfalls surrounding the village.
The village of T’nin Ourika represent the vibrant center thanks to its local market on Mondays, locals get together for shopping and also for making the gossip. In the afternoon, you will return back to Marrakech and get dropped off at your accommodation around 5 p.m