Ourika Valley

In 30 km from Marrakech, the road enters in a green valley that extends on 32 km. You will discover the picturesque berber villages, perched on mountains  overlooking the torrent.
The road ends up to setti-Fatma village surrounded of hundred years old walnuts trees, where you can enjoy delicious tajine after going to admire the 7 cascades. The 1st casacdes is about 20 mn walk close to the river. It is then possible to go higher but is will get more and more challenging. Sport shoes are necessary...On Mondays, you also stop on the local Berbere Souk of Tnin.
lunch not included as several options there.  Departure time is 9h30 am from the riad and return around 16h/16h30.
For 2 people: 30 Euros pp, from 3 to 4: 28 euros pp, from 5 to 8: 25 euros pp. Transport will be paid on check out.
On site need to pay the guide: 25 euros per group and the lunch.

Asni-Imlil - Mont Toubkal

At about one hour rdrive from Marrakech, after having crossed the gorge of Moulay Ibrahim, you will discover the village of Asni, nestled in the olives and almond trees. Then you will take a long track of 17 km that will take you to Imlil, a remote village, built at the bottom of beautiful gorges at the foot of Mount Toubkal (4167 m) the highest peak in North Africa.
When you arrive on site, a guide will take you through 1 Hour walk in the mountains. Lunch in the local guide  Berbère house for 150 Dirahm pp to pay in Dirhams on site. (need proper walking shoes) On the return to Marrakech, you will use another route through the Kik Vallée, Lac of Marrakech.
Departure time is 9:30 am fromthe riad and return is 05:00 pm.
For 2 people: 35 euros pp, for 3 to 4 people: 30 euros pp, from 5 to 8 people: 25 euros pp. Transport will be charged at check out.
As you will walk for 1h30 in the mounatins, need to have ood physical condition. Possible to ride on a Mule....

Ouzoud Waterfalls

The most beautiful site of the Middle Atlas is at 156 km far from Marrakech.
To shape these magnificent waterfalls, the torrent makes a fall of 100 m of height in a pan of chalky rocks a basin surrounded by a lush landscape populated by a colony of macaque monkeys and birds.
At the top of the falls, close to the impressive gorge, lies a dozen antique small grain mills, still in business thanks to the torrent of water.
You can have a lunch in a picturesque berbère hostel.
3 hours drive so departure from the riad at 8:00 am after breakfast return around 18:00 pm.
2 people: 50 euros pp, from 3 to 4 people:30 euros pp, from 5 to 8 people: 25 euros pp.


After 2h30 of road stands Essaouira, a city fortified by Vauban.
Located in an exceptional site on the edge of the Atlantic and on a rocky peninsula in front of the waves this former Portuguese city surprises by its unique architecture, its houses with blue shutters, its  fortifications crenellated and its cannons pointing towards the ocean.
Essaouira was known until the eighteenth century under the name of Mogador.
After the return of multicolored fishing boats, you can attend the auction, before tasting fish, squid or shellfish ...
"Coup de foudre"  insured in a very calm city. Transfer is 130 Euros to share for a taxi up to 4 people, 150 Euros for a mini bus for up to 8 people. Other option is the local bus for 12 euros pp one way, need to purchase ticket on site day before.

Ait Ben Haddou-Ouarzazate

The Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, precious bead of Morroco, is located at 176 km from Marrakech and classified heritage of humanity by UNESCO 
The day is rich in discoveries with the crossing of the Col du Tichka (2260 m) and its many landscapes..The travel time is around 3 hours..
The town of Ouarzazate is the hub for visiting the south, it is known for its film studios where many films are shot each year. It is also the way to the desert but it requires another 3.5 hours so a trip in the desert has to be one night stay..as 8 to 9 hours drive.

For Ait Ben haddou, 2 people: 60 euros ( or we can book a local bus for you)From 3 to 4 people: 32 euros pp, from 5 to 8: 26 euros pp.

Atlas day trip without long or short walk...transport in a mini bus, several lunch options to discuss with the driver.

Option 1:Visit of the Plateau du Kik, lac of marrakech.

option 2: Vitsit of the Ourika valley.

Deprt from the riad at 10:00 am return around 15 h

2 people: 35 euros pp, 4 people 30 euros pp.


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