Privately guided day trip to the Ourika valley from Marrakech

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

Escape the bustling city of Marrakech and embark on a magical journey to the picturesque Ourika Valley. If you're looking to experience traditional mountain life and be surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty, then Ourika is the perfect destination for you. Located just a short drive from Marrakech, Ourika Valley is a hidden gem that boasts magnificent waterfalls, lush greenery, and charming Berber villages. Immerse yourself in the local culture and witness the daily life of the Berber people, who have lived in the valley for centuries.

What you’re going to do

As you explore the valley, you'll be awestruck by the stunning landscapes, from the rugged mountain ranges to the tranquil flowing streams. Take a dip in the refreshing natural pools and feel the cool mountain water rejuvenate your body and soul.

Ourika is also famous for its aromatic herbs, such as thyme and rosemary, which are grown in the valley and used in traditional Berber cuisine. Taste the flavors of Morocco with a delicious meal at a local restaurant, where you can indulge in tagine or couscous and savor the authentic flavors of the region.

This day trip to Ourika Valley from Marrakech is the perfect way to escape the city and immerse yourself in the beauty of Morocco's countryside. Let our experienced guides show you the hidden treasures of the valley, and discover a world of natural wonders and cultural richness that will leave you with unforgettable memories.


Detailed Itinerary

As you embark on your journey from Marrakech to the Ourika Valley, you'll enjoy a scenic drive that takes approximately 1.5 hours. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to stop at the Bio-cooperative and discover the various medicinal plants and cosmetic products made from argan oil by the local Berber people.

Your first stop in the valley will be at a local family's home, where you can indulge in a refreshing glass of tea and a tasty snack. If you happen to visit on a market day, your guide will take you on a tour of the bustling Berber souk, where you can browse and purchase local crafts and products.

Next, your guide will take you on the Setti-Fatma path, where you can marvel at the breathtaking views of the seven waterfalls and hike with your guide along the cliff faces at the base of the Atlas Mountains. You'll come across a charming little door that leads to the heights of the mountains, where you can savor a delicious lunch at one of the traditional restaurants located across the river.

This full-day trip to the Ourika Valley is the perfect way to escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and immerse yourself in the natural beauty and rich culture of Morocco. Let our experienced guides show you the hidden gems of the valley and create memories that will last a lifetime.



  • Foodies
  • Outdoorsy
  • Adventurous


  • Local guide in Atlas mountains
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with experts driver
  • Pick up & Drop off at your hotel (anywhere in the city).
  • Amazing Experience. Customizable itinerary (upon request)
  • Hike along the Setti-Fatma path and seven waterfalls


  • Tips. Personal expenses. Lunch.


What should I wear for the trip?
It is recommended to wear comfortable, light clothing and walking shoes. As the valley is located in the mountains, the weather can be cooler than Marrakech, so it's advisable to bring a jacket or sweater.
Is the trip suitable for children?
Yes, the trip is suitable for children of all ages. However, please inform us if you are traveling with young children, as we can provide a child-friendly guide and adjust the itinerary accordingly.
Is lunch included in the trip?
No, lunch is not included in the trip. However, your guide can recommend traditional restaurants for you to try in the valley.
How long does the trip take?
The trip takes approximately 8 hours, including transportation to and from Marrakech.
Can the trip be customized?
Yes, the trip can be customized to fit your interests and preferences. Please inform us of any specific requests when booking the trip.
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