Ourika Valley

Have a Truly Authentic Ourika Valley Experience with Real Berber Village Life

On our Ourika day trip you will travel on a private tour with your own vehicle, driver and guide. To achieve a truly authentic Ourika Valley experience we aim to avoid the typical tourist traps and focus on real Berber village life, exploring local trails on foot far away from the fleets of tour buses. 

Argan Oil & Souk Experience
Departing Marrakech one of our first visits is to a locally run Argan oil co-operative where we will see local women cultivating and pressing the Argan nut to make cooking oil, butter and cosmetic products. Next you have the chance to visit a souk located near a picturesque Zaouia. Every Monday the largest souk of the valley is held here.

Ourika River & Setti Fatma
Continuing along the valley following the Ourika River we’ll experience classic Ourika scenery of palm tree plantations and fruit trees with tiny hamlets, summer homes of wealthy locals and riverside restaurants. At Setti Fatma, a favourite weekend resort of many Marrakshis, we will visit the famous tomb of Setti Fatma.

Berber Village Trails
Next we drive around the valley enjoying views of high green terraces, surrounding Atlas peaks, rocky village foothills and the seven small waterfalls that surround the village. After enjoying a tasty Berber lunch there is time to explore on foot, following village trails in search of a traditional way of life before we make the return drive to Marrakech.

Grade: Easy
Length: 1 days
Price: from €40

This trek is available throughout the year. You can start on any date you wish.

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Itinerary

What's included

  • Private transport, driver, local English/French speaking guide
  • Lunch included

What's not included

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips
  • Entrance Fees
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature

Prices

Group Size
2-3
€60
4
€50
5-12
€40

Why book this trek?

  • Experience authentic Berber Villages
  • Discover the Ourika River & Setti Fatma
  • Argan & Souk Experiences

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