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Ourika Valley

KM 21 Route de Ourika, Ourika 40000, Morocco
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Ourika Valley Day Tour from Marrakech
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Private Tour: High Atlas Mountains Day Trip to the Ourika Valley and Waterfalls...
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The Ourika valley situated at a short distance from Marrakesh 60 km. While traveling along the Ourika valley you will enjoy beautiful landscapes, from walnuts, wiping willow and poplar trees, to its mountains and rocks varying in color from red to green.
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KM 21 Route de Ourika, Ourika 40000, Morocco
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"setti fatma"
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"worth the climb"
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"wear sensible shoes"
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"grand taxi"
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"slippery rocks"
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"lovely scenery"
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"tagine"
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"local guide"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My friend and I walked this without a guide because of a blog we came across. This will be my first and last hike. The path becomes unclear the higher you get. There are boulders in your path, it gets very steep and once you...More

Thank Gabrielle B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended by the owner of our riad. We were advised of the route which would take us to the first 2 of 7 waterfalls. Most visitors will walk to the first one or two waterfalls which is a fairly easy walk. Unfortunately, we...More

1  Thank robnh61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Trip from Marrakech, 10 of us on bus. We stopped at the Botanical gardens where we had a tour and were informed by the botanist on uses for l the remedies. Then we went to the shop to make our purchases. Much cheaper at the...More

1  Thank Angie K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arranged via our riad for a private driver to take us to the ourika valley. The driver was fabulous, pointing things out and explaining things along the way. When we arrived he dropped us off and pointed out the route to take us to...More

1  Thank Janet C
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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Roads ===== Ourika valley is about one hour drive north of Marrakesh as you head towards the Atlas Mountains. The roads are of very good standard on route. The scenic drive with windy roads reminds you of ‘gods window’ in South Africa. Argan Oil =======...More

1  Thank Mansur J
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The main site is Setti Fatma or the 7 waterfalls. Too many people hiking up over a very full and difficult riverbed. Our guide took us an alternate way down which was much easier. We had the obligatory stop in the carpet shop of his...More

Thank Lorraine2010
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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We went by car ( which we hired ) only took an hour an half to get to setti Fatima . The drive to this place is beautiful with amazing mountains an the valley of ourika river . There are lots places near the valley...More

1  Thank roza s
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Picked up a 9.00am and shared a mini bus with 6 others, Swiss, Spanish and French. Driver spoke to all of us in our own language, he was great. We stopped off twice on way up to Setti and once on the way back and...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

A continuous road of commercialism - much could be bought more cheaply in Marrakech. Driver keen to stop off places where presumably he gets a cut. Scenery not that fantastic.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

On March 17th, we took a trip from Marrakesh up to the Atlas Mountains to the stunning Ourika Valley. In the village of Setti Fatima we met our guide Abdeltif who escorted us to the beautiful waterfalls. He spoke excellent English, and was most informative...More

1  Thank katyinstant
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Fady M
27 July 2017|
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Response from RedLichtie65 | Reviewed this property |
Try this guy, he took us there and sourced our guide. He is based in Marrakech and was very helpful +212 6 68 58 33 77 His name is Amed and he has an air con jeep
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Anna T
25 April 2017|
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Response from qub47 | Reviewed this property |
We were in the same boat in March having been in the canaries, thought Essaouira had good write ups but was a coastal town, so opted for Ourika. And it was fantastic. Our hotel organised the driver who in turn had the guide... More
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