Ourika Valley Hike near Marrakech

Between Morocco's High Atlas Mountains and Marrakech is the stunning Ourika Valley, known for its famous waterfalls. Enjoy an easy 1.5-hour trek to the waterfalls with the help of a mountain guide. As you hike, you'll learn more about the area's spectacular landscapes, watching them stretch endlessly before your eyes. There are several viewpoints along the trail, and you'll have plenty of time to enjoy the serene sounds of nature.

A hike in Ourika Valley is a great stopping point when traveling between Marrakech and the Berber communities of the Atlas Mountains. Still, it's also an excellent day trip or escape from the busy city. There are many riverside cafes to enjoy a coffee or drink, many with chairs and tables set within shallow parts of the river!

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Itineraries with Ourika Valley Hike near Marrakech

Explore Morocco: Imperial Cities to Berber Villages - 11 Days

On this 11-day tour of Morocco, you’ll begin and end your travels in Casablanca, home to the famous Hassan II Mosque. Your trip takes you through all four imperial cities–Rabat, Meknes, Fes, and Marrakech. Take in daily life in each town at the lively medinas. You’ll also have the opportunity to observe Moroccan life among the farms in the Berber villages on this well-rounded Moroccan journey.

Discover Morocco: Imperial Cities to the Atlas Mountains and the Coast- 11 Days

This tour combines the bustle of vibrant imperial cities with tranquil rural retreats, starting and ending in the coastal city of Casablanca. Travel to the cities of Rabat, Fes, and Marrakech in search of buzzy medinas and souks, plus guided walking tours, delicious food tours, ancient sites, and lessons on traditional arts and crafts. Adopt a slower pace by visiting the Atlas Mountains, where you'll enjoy charming Berber villages, lunch with a local family, visits to almond and argan groves, and discover the Roman ruins in Volubilis.