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Ourika Valley, what must have been a lovely place a few years ago has turned into a tourist hot spot and spoilt by too many resteraunts and poor guided tours!
The region is generally quite picturesque on the way until you get close to a waterfall where all the tourist buses head to. The waterfall is quite nice but small, however the area is filled to bursting point with restaurants and little shops. The lovely stream has been taken over by the restaurant sofa's. There are hundreds, if not thousands of them there.
On top of this, 'tourist bearau's' will club together to set up 'day tours' to the valley, which are highly overpriced and very poor value for money. The tours will usually consist of the following: -
In summary, you will likely be better off with a different tour, or paying a local cab driver to take you there in half the time, probably also without the pushy sales stops on the way.