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The Ourika Valley

The Ourika valley is located in the heart of the Atlas. It’s one of the most beautiful valleys in the kingdom, rich in history, culture, arts and crafts, cuisine and lush landscapes. The valley spreads from the foothills of the high Atlas olive grove to the village of Siti Fata. After crossing a first olive grove – the road sinks into the mountains following the Ourika Oued. The brown village roofs will merge with the clayey surroundings. the steeply sided valley will take us to Siti Fatma. 1500 meters high; this is a very picturesque village surrounded by walnut trees and weeping willows. You’ll be able to mountain climb through walnut and cherry trees with a guide.

Possible program:
Departure around 09.30am with private car and chauffeur
Visit of a local market (only mondays and thursdays)
Visit of a berber village and a local family to have a glas of tea
Visit of an argan oil and carper women’s cooperative
Visit of an old watermill
Arrival at Siti Fadma: walking tour with a local guide about 2 hours to see the waterfalls
Late lunch in a good local restaurant
Arrival back to Marrakesh at around 5pm