One Day Trip From Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains with Camel Ride

  • Difficulty Level
  • Duration Time
    8 Hours
  • Number of Person
    1 - 6 Person

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the Atlas Mountains with our full-day excursion. We'll take you on a journey through the Lalla Takerkouste Dam, the Kik Plateau, Moulay Brahim, the Asni Valley, and the Ourika Valley, where you'll be surrounded by stunning natural scenery at every turn. In the winter months, you'll have the chance to see the snow-capped peaks of the highest mountains in the Atlas range. As we travel through the mountains, you'll also get to experience the unique culture of the Berber people, with stops in traditional villages where you can see the local way of life.

What you’re going to do

One of the highlights of the trip is a one-hour climb with a mountain guide to the Setti Fatma Waterfalls. These cascading waterfalls are a true natural wonder and the perfect place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Throughout the excursion, you'll have plenty of opportunities to take in the stunning landscapes, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and capture unforgettable memories. Don't miss out on this amazing adventure through the Atlas Mountains.

Stop at Lalla Takerkoust, located approximately 40 kilometers from Marrakech, and admire the panoramic view of the Lalla Takerkoust Dam at a height of 1400 meters. The dam is not only a source of water but also a picturesque spot that offers a peaceful atmosphere to enjoy the view.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop at Asni, a charming village located at the foot of Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. Asni is the starting point for many stunning hikes and offers breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. You'll be surrounded by small villages, orchards, and olive groves that immerse you in the simple and serene life of rural living. Don't miss the Walnut Festival, a significant event that celebrates and preserves the walnut as a cultural and heritage symbol.

Duration: 20 minutes

Join the Kik Plateau, which offers a stunning landscape and an exotic setting. You'll pass through traditional Berber villages where authentic houses are built with earth and stone by the inhabitants themselves.

Duration: 10 minutes

Head towards the Setti Fatma valley, where you'll enjoy an hour of climbing with a mountain guide to reach the Setti Fatma waterfalls. The waterfalls are one of the most popular attractions in the Ourika Valley, with seven cascades in total. After the climb, you can enjoy a traditional lunch in one of the restaurants by the river or water.

Duration: 1 hour

Continue to the Ourika Valley, which is about 50 kilometers south of Marrakech, and enjoy the cooler temperatures in the shadow of the snow-capped High Atlas peaks. The blooming valley is especially beautiful from February to April when almond and cherry orchards bloom and wildflowers run riot, creating a stunning landscape.

Duration: 30 minutes




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  • Outdoorsy


  • Private transportations from and to Marrakech
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with experts driver
  • Local guide to the setti fatma cascades
  • Lunch and soft drinks


  • Tips
  • Personal expenses


What is included in the tour?
The tour includes transportation to and from Marrakech, a professional guide, a camel ride, and a traditional Moroccan lunch.
How long does the tour last?
The tour typically lasts around 8-9 hours, including transportation time.
Do I need to bring anything for the camel ride?
No, everything you need will be provided. However, it's recommended to wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes.
Is the tour suitable for children?
Yes, the tour is suitable for children, but keep in mind that the camel ride may be too challenging for young children.
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My name is Abdesalam, and I am from Marrakech. I enjoy travelling and experiencing new things. I explored the entire nation of Morocco and gained valuable experience in each place. I've discovered a plethora of interesting sites to visit. I like sharing my travel experiences with everyone who is interested in visiting Morocco. I am fluent in Arabic, Berber, French, Spanish, and English. I organise day tours and multi-day excursions in Marrakech and the Sahara Desert. A day excursion to Marrakech is recommended. Camel ride for the day. Activities using quad bikes. Wandering across the Atlas Mountains. Touring activities on skis. Cycling on the road Cooking lessons Cultural excursions Marrakech Tours Excursions in Marrakech/Morocco specialize in assisting individuals and groups in creating Moroccan bespoke vacations that meet every interest, desire, and budget.

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