Private Day Trip from Marrakech to Ourika Valley with Driver

Craving a respite from Marrakech’s vibrant chaos? This private day trip whisks you away to the verdant embrace of the Ourika Valley, nestled in the foothills of the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Immerse yourself in the rich Berber culture, discover cascading waterfalls hidden amongst emerald valleys, and savor the delectable flavors of the region – all within a comfortable day’s journey.

Beyond the Medina Walls:

  • A Peek into Berber Life: Witness the vibrant energy of a weekly Berber market (Mondays & Fridays). Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and bartering traditions that have endured for centuries.
  • A Berber Home Unveiled: Gain a unique perspective on Berber life with a private visit to a local family. Experience their warm hospitality, and get a glimpse into their daily routines and customs.
  • Liquid Gold of Morocco: Learn about the production of Argan oil, Morocco’s prized “liquid gold,” at a women’s cooperative. Discover the meticulous extraction process and its diverse uses in beauty products and cuisine.

Tranquility in Ourika Valley:

  • Escape the Bustle: Leave the summer heat and Marrakech’s vibrancy behind as you journey through the scenic Ourika Valley. Wind your way along tranquil paths, breathing in the fresh mountain air and marveling at the lush landscapes adorned in vibrant shades of green.

Unveiling Natural Wonders:

  • Setti Fatma’s Cascading Gems: Embark on a guided walking and hiking tour with a local expert. Explore the cascading beauty of the seven waterfalls of Setti Fatma, each a testament to the valley’s untamed splendor. Feel the cool spray on your face and listen to the symphony of cascading water.

A Culinary Adventure:

  • A Taste of Tradition: Savor a delectable Berber tajine for lunch, a symphony of fragrant spices and slow-cooked perfection, enjoyed with the soothing sounds of a nearby river. Immerse yourself in the culinary heritage of the region.
  • Panoramic Relaxation: Indulge in a refreshing mint tea on a scenic terrace, taking in the breathtaking views of the verdant valley and the majestic High Atlas peaks that pierce the sky.


  • 9:00 AM: Your comfortable journey begins with a pick-up from your Marrakech accommodation.
  • Embark on the Adventure: Head towards the High Atlas Mountains, stopping first at a bustling weekly Berber market (Mondays & Fridays).
  • Unwind in Ourika Valley: Travel through the picturesque Ourika Valley, soaking in the lush landscapes.
  • A Glimpse into Berber Life: Gain a unique perspective with a private visit to a Berber family home.
  • Argan Oil Discovery: Learn about the production of Argan oil at a women’s cooperative.
  • Setti Fatma’s Enchantment: Arrive in Setti Fatma and embark on a guided walking tour to explore the seven waterfalls.
  • A Taste of Tradition: Enjoy a delicious Berber tajine lunch by the river or on a panoramic terrace.
  • Relaxation and Reflection: Savor a cup of mint tea, taking in the breathtaking views.
  • Return to Marrakech: Travel back to Marrakech in the afternoon, soaking in the scenic beauty once more.

Escape the ordinary and embark on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Berber culture and the captivating Ourika Valley. Book your private day trip today!

Tripadvisor reviews & recommandation

  • star rating  Une expérience féerique de Marrakech Qui n aurait pas pu être possible sans Driss. Un vrai professionnel avec un grand coeur et un accueil tellement chaleureux. Merci beaucoup Driss pour... read more

    3 September 2021
  • star rating  Driss est très réactif, dès le premier contact sur Whatsapp! A l'arrivée il était là pour nous attendre à Marrakech. Des propositions d'activités nous ont été faites et acceptées... read more

    13 October 2021
  • star rating  Mise à disposition pour deux semaines. Le Chauffeur Ahmed est super. Excellente rencontre que je n’oublierai pas, total confiance je recommande vivement. Le véhicule est propre et climatisé. Ahmed sait... read more

    23 August 2021
  • star rating  Une super activité, avec un chauffeur très sympathique qui nous a fait faire la visite avec un guide local très gentil et riche en explications. Le véhicule était vraiment... read more

    19 August 2021
  • star rating  Sejour inoubliable avec activités tels que buggy dans le désert avec coucher de soleil, visite d une maison berbère, d une association féminine qui fabrique de l Huile d argan... read more

    14 November 2021
  • star rating  Très belle journée en compagnie de Driss qui s'est montré très professionnel, agréable et disponible. Je recommande notre guide et l'excursion et je ne manquerai pas de faire à nouveau... read more

    30 March 2022