Ourika Valley (Whole day)

Ourika Valley (Whole day)

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

Whole day

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544

Maximum Seats

38

Epic journeys

Private transport
A Moroccan Guide
Hike / Trek
enter a Berber home

Tour Overview

INTRODUCTION

​In the Foothills of the High Atlas

The Ourika Valley is in the foothills of the High Atlas mountains. Travelling time to the Ourika Valley, from Marrakech, is around 45 minutes. The scenery in Ourika is of uplifted rocks, deep, water sculpted, valleys, rich vegetation and captivating Berber communities and activities.

ATS offers several half day hikes/treks in the Ourika Valley e.g. around the area of the Kasbah Bab Ourika and the villages of Timalesen, Azro Melloule, Tafza and Taourirt. The hike/trek encounters forest, open vistas, cultivated fields, Berber villages.

Duration of hikes/treks can be from 2 to 4 to 8 hours; height gains on a trek can be from 100m to 600m; distances walked can be from 10kms to 15kms. Each hike/trek can be readily tailored to requested requirements.

For our clients who wish to spend a full day in Ourika Valley, hiking towards Setti Fatma is an ideal choice, a favorite weekend destination for many Moroccans. Here there are many beautiful streams and several waterfalls, impressive cliff faces as well as productive fields (many terraced too) where the farmers still use traditional methods to manage water for irrigation. After the hike we go back for lunch in a nice restaurant with a beautiful view over the mountains.
TYPICAL HALF DAY OURIKA HIKE ITINERARY

TYPICAL HALF DAY OURIKA HIKE ITINERARY

  • 08:30: Depart from Marrakech.
  • 09:15: Arrive in Tafza village, meet your Guide and start your hike up through the foothills.
  • 12:30: Return to departure point (by a circular route) and depart for Marrakech.
  • 13:15: Arrive in Marrakech.
HALFE DAY PRICES

HALF DAY TOUR PRICES

  • Total for 2 persons: 1500 Dirhams
  • Total for 4 persons: 2400 Dirhams​
  • Total for 6 persons: 3300 Dirhams​
  • Total for 3, 5, 7 or more persons, please contact us
WHOLE DAY TOUR PRICES

(includes lunch in a traditional home)

  • Total for 2 persons: 1900 Dirhams
  • Total for 4 persons: 3000 Dirhams​​
  • Total for 6 persons: 4200 Dirhams​
  • Total for 3, 5, 7 or more persons, please contact us
WHAT ATS OFFERS

WHAT ATS OFFERS ON THE OURIKA HIKES :

  • Return transport from your accommodation in Marrakech to Ourika and environs
  • A local Moroccan Guide, English speaking, throughout
  • A gentle hike/trek in the Ourika Valley
  • Often the opportunity to enter a Berber home (and perhaps to enjoy a traditional second breakfast, a unique highlight)
  • The possibility to extend a ½ day tour here to a whole day tour. note: if a whole day tour is taken then a mule is included to carry belongings.
  • If you wish to learn more about this programme, please contact us.
NOTE

Note

Inclusions as given on the tour's description.

30% deposit to book; balance to be paid ​30 days before tour's commencement; ATS Bank Details will be given.

Last minute bookings can always be discussed (with payment at commencement of day's activity).

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EXPERIENCE

First worked for an English company based in Morocco, gaining much business management training and was given full responsibility for financial matters. Outdoors, holds many certificates including Mountain Rescue and from the Moroccan Guide Federation. Qualified to lead rock climbing and kayaking. Now owner and manager of Anzal Tours.

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Superb and deep knowledge of all matters Moroccan; great depth of network strength amongst service providers of the highest quality; caring in the extreme, for tour organisation and enjoyment as well as for the feeling safety and security at all times.

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