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Ourika Valley

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Address: KM 21 Route de Ourika, 40000, Morocco

The Ourika valley situated at a short distance from Marrakesh 60 km....

The Ourika valley situated at a short distance from Marrakesh 60 km. While traveling along the Ourika valley you will enjoy beautiful landscapes, from walnuts, wiping willow and poplar trees, to its mountains and rocks varying in color from red to green.

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Ourika valley day tour

As it was so hot in Marrakech thought it would be a good idea to go on a day tour Up to the Ourika valley which turned out to be much cooler even cool at one point,were picked up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great tour from Marrakech up to Setti Fatma through the lower foothills of the Atlas from Sanikel Tours. This included a short camel ride over the river and a look around a traditional Berber home, complete with working watermill to grind grain. It is a good climb up with great views of the village and our three... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a taxi from our hotel (which was about 10 mins outside of the medina) for 400dh return then paid 150dh for a guide when we arrived. It wasn't a challenging walk to the waterfall and it was beautiful when we arrived. Nice views along the way, would recommend.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As it was so hot in Marrakech thought it would be a good idea to go on a day tour Up to the Ourika valley which turned out to be much cooler even cool at one point,were picked up at 9am and got back at around 6pm , we were with a mixed nationality group which was very nice about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

It was a day trip arranged by the hotel for me as a solo traveller. It was quiet a long drive but with a lovely scenery. Our guide took us hiking up the mountain and the view was amazing. It was my first hike and it wasnt very tough. About 2-3 hours to go up and down the mountain.. I... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

...was had by this family of 5, ages 26 to 60. Billed as a walk along a river and waterfalls, it's actually that - plus a scramble up water-smoothed rocks with wonderful views, friendly locals, and surprises along the way. Frankly, too much detail would spoil the many surprises and experiences awaiting travellers, so my description ends here. Tips: wear... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

With temps at 100 degrees C in Marrakesh, we were looking for an escape to the mountains. This was a great idea. Not a very long drive but scenic. We saw camels, mountains, stopped at a Berber argan oil processing place and tried the creams. Then we drove further to the bottom of the waterfalls where the river runs through... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Hired a guide for a day trip out of Marrakech, and the drive was less than an hour. The day was very enjoyable and I would recommend it to everyone. The valley is still farmed by hand, and the local restaurants set up plastic chairs and tables literally on the banks (or in!) the river. We hiked up to the... More 

Thank Nathan F
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We bought a day trip to Ourika Valley from Marrakech. 45 min drive away. We rode camels for 15 min (personally more than enough for me), visited an Argan oil shop, trekked up to the waterfalls and visited a Berber house. The trek was harder than I was prepared for, as some rocks are steep. Won't recommend the trek for... More 

Thank indigoddess
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing tour guide, he told us everything possible about the scenery and the mountains and about the berbers, couldn't of asked for better, the sights up there are breath taking, a real must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Had a lovely time in Ourika Valley, was very serene and peaceful. Was totally different to the busy City life in Marrakech it was an amazing experience. Be sure to take a trek up the waterfall where you have beautiful views of the valley and the Atlas Mountains. Make sure to wear suitable clothing and footwear as you will be... More 

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