Day Trip from Marrakech to Ourika


This 1-day trip Marrakech to Ourika valley will take you to the heart of the great Atlas Mountains, only 60 km far from Marrakech you will uncover the Berber mountain lifestyle and culture, Ourika Valley and the visit of Setti Fatma village and its waterfalls is one of the most famous day trips from Marrakech to explore the Atlas Mountains.

Travel on a day trip and admire the Ourika River from its sources to the gates of Marrakech during this mountain journey, savor a walk from the small village of Setti Fatma, crossing individually the small waterfalls, towards the middle of Ourika Valley rooted in the Atlas mountains.

Explore the plenitude of plant species existing on the red floor of the Ourika valley and do not miss the chance to get to know the macaque in its original environment.

Feel the freshness of water waterfalls, enjoy the diversity of light of this place, and take incredible photographs. Then relax and enjoy a hearty Berber Tagine, which is one of many traditional restaurants in Ourika valley.

The hike into the magic of this valley is the ideal activity to discover the glory of the High Atlas Mountains without too much height.

Highlights of Marrakech to Ourika Day Trip

  • Admire the splendid Atlas Mountains landscapes

  • Visit Setti-Fatma village

  • Ourika Valley Waterfalls

  • Traditional Berber house

  • Traditional Markets

Marrakech to Ourika Valley - 1-Day Trip

Journey to the Stunning Valley

This 1-Day trip from Marrakech to Ourika Valley unveils one of Morocco's most stunning valleys, adorned with multiple captivating waterfalls. Situated approximately 30 km south of Marrakech, it's just an hour's drive away.

Scenic Route Through Ourika River

En route to the High Atlas, traverse the Haouz plain, following the course of the Ourika river, abundant with water throughout the year.

Berber Encounter and Village Exploration

Experience the hospitality of a Berber family, offering insights into their lifestyle, traditions, and local culture. Multiple stops along the way provide opportunities to capture the charm of Berber villages nestled in the High Atlas foothills.

Local Co-op Visit and Setti Fatma Exploration

A visit to a local Argan oil co-op, managed by women of the region, precedes the final leg of the journey to Setti Fatma village, located about 1500 meters above sea level. Explore the enchanting village and its various cascades.

Cascades Exploration and Traditional Lunch

Embark on a hike to discover the different cascades of Setti Fatma. After the hike, relish a delicious traditional lunch at a local riverside restaurant, offering a perfect blend of taste and ambiance.

Travel Comfortably with Morocco Tours Agency

Morocco Tours Agency provides a range of comfortable vehicles and minivans with skilled drivers and operators, ensuring a delightful exploration of the region's striking features and beauty.

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Additional info about Marrakech to Ourika Valley Day Trip

  • - Comfortable shoes for walking, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts, and a warm jacket are appropriate for this trip.​

  • - Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  • - Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

  • - Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • - Your booking confirmation will be received at the time of booking.