Visit the Atlas Mountains on this full-day trip from Marrakesh to the Ourika Valley, Oukaimeden Valley, and Asni Valley following the winding roads leading to remote Berber villages. Although Berber culture may seem closed to foreigners, this visit to the Atlas Mountains offers the opportunity to meet Moroccan locals in the communities where they live and work. Discover their culture and their lifestyle. Enjoy a guided visit to the seven waterfalls in Ourika valley.
After breakfast, we depart in a comfortable vehicle to Lake Lalla Takkerkoust, Shortly before reaching the dam, we will turn left through the arid desert to start the climb to the plateau Kik, providing beautiful views of the lake and the high atlas plains.
After some beautiful photos, we will continue driving among the cereal crops, and cross several Berber villages, always the plateau is dominated by the chain of High Atlas and its summits to more than 4000 meters. Shortly before Moulay Brahim, cross a pass of 1350 meters altitude, before starting a rapid descent to the Asni Valley; On this descent, beautiful views of the Mount Toubkal, snowy during the winter and spring.
From Asni, you will follow the road of Sidi Fares, through the adobe villages, the small cedar forest to reach the Ourika valley, famous for its weekly Berber markets on Monday and Friday. Once in Ourika valley, you will have a choice to enjoy a traditional lunch by the river or start guided hiking to the seven waterfalls. After lunch, we will drive back to Marrakech on another road to enjoy the more beautiful landscapes of the green valley. Arrive at the hotel in the afternoon.
- Private Transportation.
- Comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle.
- Pick up from your Hotel/Riad or Airport.
- Drop off at your Hotel/Riad or Airport.
- English speaking guide/driver.
- Fuel for the entire travel desert package.
- All-night accommodations.
- Camel trekking in Erg Chigaga dunes.
- Sandboarding in Erg Chigaga dunes.
- Free stops when you want.
- Soft Drink available for purchase.
- Lunch depends on location.