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Driving tour of the Ourika Valley in the Atlas Mountains

Discover the wild natural beauty of the Ourika Valley and explore the picturesque towns that have made it their home on this stunning driving tour. Set deep in the High Atlas Mountains, the gorge of Oued Ourika, better known as the Ourika Valley, combines stunning natural scenery with a traditional, rural way of life and provides visitors an excellent opportunity to observe and learn about the local traditions of Morocco. Take in typical Berber hamlets, overhanging cliffs, winding rivers and spectacular views all round.

After being picked up directly from your hotel, you will be comfortably driven to Oued Ourika, located only 50km outside of Marrakech. Admire the impressive countryside on your journey before beginning the climb to the truly spectacular valley ahead. Look out for locals riding and leading donkeys along the roadside as they make their way between the quaint rural hamlets that populate the area.

Head down to dip your feet the Oued Ourika River at one of the many stops on this comprehensive tour of the area before heading back to the top of the valley where you will have the opportunity to take some truly breathtaking photos. Your driver and guide will point out all the key stops along the way and enlighten your tour with interesting stories and anecdotes. After the crowds and the hustle and bustle of Marrakech, you will definitely not regret making the trip into Morocco’s beautiful and often overlooked countryside. Discover the wild natural beauty of the Ourika Valley and explore the picturesque towns that have made it their home on this stunning driving tour. Set deep in the High Atlas Mountains, the gorge of Oued Ourika, better known as the Ourika Valley, combines stunning natural scenery with a traditional, rural way of life and provides visitors an excellent opportunity to observe and learn about the local traditions of Morocco. Take in typical Berber hamlets, overhanging cliffs, winding rivers and spectacular views all round. Meeting/ pick-up point: From hotels.

Start/opening time: At 2.00pm.

End/closing time: At 5.30pm.

Languages: English and French.

Others: This excursion is not suitable for wheelchairs & people with walking difficulties.