Experience beauty of the Ourika Valley up-close on this shared full-day scenic tour. Travel through the Atlas Mountains and the beautiful landscape of green meadows and authentic 16th and 17th-century Berber villages.
Meet the local community of Berber women at the Argan cooperative for a chance to see Argan oil production in a real, traditional way.
Immerse yourself in the scenic mountain view with its fruit orchards, vegetable terraces, and villages clinging to the side of the hills. Feel the refreshing waters of the 7 waterfalls, beautiful cliffs and green valleys.
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∴ Our driver will pick you up from your accommodation at 8 am.
∴ Drive towards the Atlas Mountains admiring a beautiful landscape of green meadows and authentic Berber villages. Stop at the local community to see traditional Argan oil being made by local Berber women. See fruit orchards, vegetable terraces, and villages clinging to the side of hills.
∴ Have a walk around the impressive waterfalls of Ourika valley and explore the region of Stti Fatma with our local guide. You will also explore a region that still practices a medieval agricultural tradition. Walk around the valley, admire the beautiful surroundings, take photos of the views of green terraces, surrounding the Atlas Mountains. After the hike enjoy locally made lunch in one of the charming restaurants on the river with a beautiful view over the mountains.
∴ Meet our driver early evening for your return to Marrakech. Estimated arrival time at 7 pm.
Tour Tip: Travel with friends or team up with other international travellers on our private tours. Check our attractive offers of private tours for groups (a licensed tourist car capacity 4 people/minivan 8 people/van 15 people).
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Q1.What Should I Wear?
Ourika Valley is a mountainous area with mild temperatures in winter and relatively warm during summer months. Comfortable outdoor footwear and outerwear that you can layer are recommended.
Q2.Can I buy any Argan products from Local Women Cooperative?
Argan Cooperative is run entirely by local Berber women. Along with discovering the old way of extracting Argan oil, we will have a chance to try different argan products made at the cooperative (food, oils, toiletries) Products like natural creams, face and hair masks, body and hand oils are available for purchase straight from the cooperative. All products are hand made, certified organic and high quality produced entirely in the local cooperative. We support local communities and advise our travellers to shop local and support local businesses.
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