Excursion to Ourika Valley which is the easiest, closest and one of the most popular excursions from Marrakech. On our Ourika day trip you'll explore the very breathtaklng landscapes of this part of high atlas mountains. You will have a short walk around ; visiting a waterfall.
Pick up around 9 :30 a.m from your Hotel in Marrakech, and drive to the Atlas Mountains, after some 45minutes through olive tree groves we should get to the gate of the Ourika valley at the village of Tnine Ourika, where a Weekly market takes place every monday ; where all the people living around come to buy their needs for the whole following week. Once we visit the market ( if it’s monday) we then start the 2 hours hike through lot of berber villages and through many cultivated terraces till the village of Timalizine from where we cross the bridge and get back to the main asphalted road and get back on the car to carry on the trip up the Ourika valley till the stunning village of setti fadma which marks the end of the apshalted road.
Once we get there, we get off and have lunch in a Local restaurant before we set off for another 45 minutes walk to visit some of the waterfalls. After the visit of these amazing waterfalls, we then get back to the car and make our journey back to Marrakech to get here around 5 p.m .