Experience the beauty of 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 Amazigh villages.
Meet the local community of Amazigh women at the Argan cooperative for a chance to see Argan oil production in a real, traditional way and discover all the amazing natural products that are being produced from these miracle oils.
Immerse yourself in the scenic mountain views as you walk around the 7 waterfalls of the Ourika Valley, with its fruit orchards, vegetable terraces, and villages clinging to the side of the hills.
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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 Amazigh villages. Stop at the local community to see traditional Argan oil is made by local Amazigh 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 a 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 with a capacity for 4 people/ minivan 8 people/ van 15 people).
Your Accommodation in Marrakech
• Local Official Guide
• Entries & Admissions
• Staff Gratitude
• Personal Expenses
Q1.Do I need hiking clothes in the Mountains?
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?
We strongly encourage our travellers to support the local Argan Cooperative that is run entirely by local Amazigh women. Along with discovering the old way of extracting Argan oil, you 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 of high quality produced entirely in the local cooperative. We support local communities and advise our travellers to always shop local and support local businesses.
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