At 8 am we will depart for a great day trip from the busy streets of Marrakech to land in the heart of the Atlas Mountains at the fertile Ourika Valley.
As you leave Marrakech, the approach to the valley is lined with flat, spiky cactus and eucalyptus trees, before reaching the foothills of the Atlas and hugging the left-
The green landscapes of this valley, the lazy meandering torrent of the river combined with the small red adobe Berber villages hanging on the slopes will enchant you… flat Berber homes; they’re assembled in stacked villages the same red as the earth they merge into. The only vertical line that breaks the slither of horizontal roofs is that of the village mosque, whose minaret towers above it all, there are many interesting things on the way, according to the season and your special interests…hiking in the valley, up Setti fatma and the waterfalls. Time at leisure before heading back to our accommodation in Marrakech.
Crossed by the Ourika river, this excursion allows you the discover the high peaks of the Atlas mountains that surround the valley. Visit the Berber villages on the way.
Ourika valley day trip is the closest day trip destination from Marrakech, due to its many waterfalls and wondeful nature, it is a very popular attraction which provides for you a visit of a beautiful lush valley.
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