Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and head for the breathtaking Atlas Mountains, visiting the three valleys that make the region famous: Ourika, Oukaimeden, and Asni valleys, discover more captivating scenery by continuing on to beautiful Takerkoust Lake and the huge Kik Plateau. You’ll also experience traditional Berber culture along the way!
What to Expect
After morning pickup from your Marrakech hotel or riad, travel with your small group in a comfortable and air conditioned 4×4 vehicle or minivan with an experienced english speaking guide through the majestic Atlas Mountains.
Admire towering snow-topped peaks on your 1-hour drive to the first valley Ourika, famous by its waterfalls, this lush valley’s waterfalls are a lovely counterpoint to the surrounding landscape and the guided visit will help you to fully explore this waterfalls with your expert mountain guide, about 1hr 30 min walk for going and coming back (if you aren’t interested by the walk you can have a drink in the small cafes beside the river), you will enjoy different landscapes and get spectacular views, in this valley you will have the opportunity to visit the Berber women extracting the argan oil (the unique Moroccan oil).
Continue through the second valley which is Oukaimeden valley (Ski resort), and taking a secluded mountain road standing at 1800 meters above sea level to reach the third valley of this tour which is Sidi Fares, you will pass through traditional Berber villages built from adobe and stones, and to discover the authentic life of Berber people and culture and will arrange a delicious lunch for you (Moroccan salad or soup, Berber tagine, Moroccan couscous, dessert and drinks) in a typical Berber house. Afterward, head toward the fourth valley that is Asni, famous by its fruit trees (apples, walnut, almonds, peaches), have your camera ready to take pictures of highest
|Duration||1 day (12 hours)||Tour Starts||Marrakech|
|Group Size||From 2 to 6||Tour Ends||Marrakech|
|Trip Type||Day Trip Explorer||Prices From||45€ pp|
|Operating Season||All Year Round||Departures||Daily|
Prices, Departures & Essential Booking Information
|45€ per person (based on 4 to 6 travellers)
60€ per person (based on 3 travellers)
85€ per person (based on 2 travellers)
|Included||Pick-up/drop-off at nearest parking to your Marrakech accommodation; travel in style in air-conditioned private vehicle with professional driver/guide.|
|Excluded||Lunch, drinks, entrance fees, tips and items of a personal nature.|
|Booking Deposit||15% (non refundable deposit)|
|Balance of Payment||on arrival in Marrakech|
|Price Validity||01 Jan 2016 to 31 Dec 2017|
|Departures||This day trip departs daily throughout the year and is subject to availability.|