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Marrakech Atlas day trip

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  • Atlas Mountains day trip from Marrakech, including guided waterfall trek

  • Enjoy lunch plus a visit to a local cooperative that makes argan oil
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off means there’s no worry about finding a meeting point
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Marrakech Atlas day trip
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Overview
A day trip into the High Atlas Mountains is a must-do for nature lovers interested in venturing beyond Marrakech. If you don’t have time for a multi-day excursion, this guided tour takes you directly into the Ourika Valley with a trek to its waterfalls. You’ll learn about its Berber population and marvel at the magnificent scenery, from craggy snow-capped peaks to fertile valleys. Lunch and convenient hotel pickup are included.
What to Expect
Around 08:30am the tour starts from Marrakesh straight to Ourika valley a kind of splendid area between the Atlas mountains famous of  its fortified houses built of clay and straw, inhabited by Berber population who have existed in Morocco thousands of years before, and maintained intact their customs and traditions through time.  Our first stop will be an extraordinary beautiful panoramic view of the green fields of vegetables and cereals , forage, and - of course - olives, which is a typical product of the valley, some panoramic views deserve to be on your camera, then for interested people, there will be a stop at the cooperative of Argan oil to get a sufficient explanation about how those berber women, do to hand-crack the Argan nuts and squeeze them between two special stones , a technique they've used for centuries .  Afterwards drive to the Setti Fatma waterfalls, a tour with a local mountains guide, that lasts 90 minutes approximately,  Back from this nice trek we will drive by off-road through mountains, for a chance to admire the beauty of the atlas nature with its different colors, and numerous villages where clay-color homes are still standing after many centuries; Then head to a small village called Sidi Fares, for lunch in a traditional Berber house that looks out on the high Atlas Toubkal mountain with a height of 4167 meters also known as the highest peak in north Africa.  Then enjoy  a delicious taste of the real Berber gastronomy: the menu includes a Berber Tagine, couscous and fruits , then comeback to Marrakesh via the Asni valley and Tahannaout village.
Reviews (14)
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Reviewed 14 May 2018
4x4 ride in Atlas Mountain

Trip in the Atlas mountain until 2000m Altitude. Traditional meal shared in a "Berebere" house Visit of Argan oil handmade. We follow the river until Oulsmes. We saw this wonderful landscape during a sunny day. The car 4x4 was really comfortable. Fouad is an excellent...More

Thank sebastiensoufflet
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile
Day trip to Atlas Mountains

We had an excellent day trip out today with driver and tour guide Abdul Hak. He was a really nice and knowledgeable guy and drove very sensibly on the mountainous roads! The views were spectacular and lunch pit stop really tasty tagine. It was one...More

Thank jameshN8607CC
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile
Transfers and Atlas Mountain day trip

I used the company for my hotel transfers and the day trip to the atlas mountains. It was very easy to contact the company via email before I left to Morocco and then using whatsapp whilst in Morocco. Abdul Hakim would always ring drivers to...More

1  Thank gabub
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile
Great day trip with a lot of different landscapes!

We had a great day with Hakim today, he could tell us a lot about the history, culture and traditions of Morocco and even some fun facts! Really nice lunch at a Berber family home. We saw some pretty amazing (different) sceneries and he even...More

1  Thank Patrick H
Momo M, Owner at Adventure Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

tanks a lot for the interest you gave us and for these nice words, we really appreciate everything to you. hopefully to see you for an other trip may be a bit longer through Morocco or the desert . on behalf of Hakim thanks a...More

Reviewed 27 January 2018
A Great Tour Company Offering - Airport Transfers and Atlas Mountain Day Tour

We booked our transfers and tour with only 24 hours to spare. I spoke to Abdul Hakim who spoke fantastic English, French and Arabic. During the booking we had requested a Mercedes Viteo and we got just that! A brand new and very clean large...More

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Momo M, Owner at Adventure Masters, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you so much to you your wife your brother and his wife as well your review was very helpful to us, as much as your nice company hopefully to see you one more time in Morocco, may for a bigger tour around the country...More

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