Private Atlas Mountains Day Trip - Ourika Valley & Waterfalls, Lunch, Camel Ride
For all lovers of nature, fresh air and adventure.. for travelers who are looking for a thrilling and peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech.. this private Day Trip will let you discover the High Atlas Mountains, their authentic unspoilt Berber villages and one the most kind and easy-to-approach people you'll ever met. Welcome on this stress-free journey to the 'real' Morocco. With us, you'll avoid the touristy spots, you'll go inside a Berber house and enjoy lunch with locals, you'll be able to reconnect with yourself in front of mesmerizing and breathtaking sceneries, and also take epic photos with awesome panoramic views! You'll also experience camel riding, learn everything you need to know about the Moroccan organic Argan oil, create your own pottery... In short, get ready to be amazed!!
Note: One Life Trips only works with genuinely passionate tour guides & meticulously selected local partners to deliver the most delightful and unique travel experiences.Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
High Atlas Mountains, 40000 Morocco
The scenic drive to Ourika is breathtaking! On this mountainous road, you'll get to see the majestic Atlas peaks and pass by authentic Berber villages in several valleys: Tafza, Aghbalou, Oulmes, ... offering magnificent views and a rich variety of mesmerizing landscapes to admire.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Setti Fatma et les 7 Cascades, Route d'Ourika, Setti-Fatma Morocco
After getting in the mood for adventure and exploration, we'll stop at the colorfully painted Berber village of Setti Fatma, neatly nestled in a canyon beneath the High Atlas mountains and famous for its series of seven waterfalls. We manage to come there a little bit earlier, in order to avoid the mass tourism crowds and be able to enjoy some peace and quiet, in front of the beautiful panoramic views of this area!
You'll be able to enjoy a nice hike to the waterfalls with a local guide, that we'll hire at no extra cost for you, and who will help you walk through them. You'll also walk along the Ourika river, so please remember to wear comfortable shoes!
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At:
Ourika Valley, Ourika Morocco
Now that you were able to take some epic shots with awesome backgrounds, or just be in the moment and reconnect with yourself; and after a stop at a women's organic Argan oil cooperative to learn about the health benefits of Morocco's most precious natural gift.. it's time for a proper mouthwatering lunch!
To avoid tourist traps and overpriced restaurants, you're going to meet and have lunch with genuine locals in a Berber family house: a fresh Moroccan salad, the main meal (a scrumptious, slowly-cooked, authentic vegetables & meat Berber Tajine) and fresh season fruits. Homemade and hearty, wholesome and healthy!
And for your belly to be filled with joy, you'll also be offered some Moroccan tea with a local pastry!
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
On your way back to Marrakech, you'll get to experience Camel Riding, in a picturesque village set against the backdrop of the Atlas Mountains, wearing traditional Touareg / nomad clothing (Blue Saharan scarf & dress) that will be provided for free!
And if you wish to supplement your experience, you can also visit a traditional handicraft pottery workshop or/and a local Berber store displaying traditional carpets woven in the High Atlas mountains.
Note: At One Life Trips, we have decided to be 100% transparent about all our services. Thus, we'd like to inform you that if you decide to buy some products during this day trip, we may receive a sales commission. This keeps us attractive to the best tour guides & local partners, so we can meticulously select genuine, helpful, non-pushy people to work with!
Duration: 2 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
Duration: 7 Hours
Traveler pickup is offered
Wherever you are staying in Marrakech, we'll come and pick you up at 8.30 AM. If you are staying outside of Marrakech, please let us know and we will try our best to make an arrangement for you.Airports
Cancellations and refunds:
- Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.