Visit the Atlas Mountains on this full day trip from Marrakesh to the Ourika Valley, Oukaimeden Valley and Asni Valley, follows the winding roads leading to remote Berber villages. Although Berber culture may seem closed to foreigners, this visit to the Atlas Mountains offers the opportunity to meet Moroccans local in the communities where they live and work. Discover their culture and their life style. Enjoy a guided visit to the seven waterfalls in Ourika valley.
|DESTINATION||3 Valleys, Atlas Mountains & Berber Villages|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 08:45 AM for a prompt departure at 09:00 AM|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 5:00 PM|
|DRESS CODE||Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hat and sun glaces|
After breakfast, departure in 4 × 4 to Lake Lalla Takkerkoust, Shortly before reaching the dam, we will turn left through the arid desert to start the climb to the plateau Kik, providing beautiful views with the lake and the high atlas plains.
After some beautiful photos we will continue driving among the cereal crops, cross several Berber villages, always the plateau is dominated by the chain of High Atlas and its summits to more than 4000 meters. Shortly before Moulay Brahim, cross a pass of 1350 meters altitude, before starting a rapid descent to the Asni Valley; In this descent, beautiful views of the Mount Toubkal, snowy during the winter and spring.
From Asni, you will follow the road of Sidi Fares, through the adobe villages, the small cedar forest to reach the Ourika valley, famous by its weekly berber markets on Monday and Friday. Once in ourika valley, you will have a choice to enjoy a ytraditional lunch by the river or start a guided hiking to the seven waterfalls. After lunch we will drive back to Marrakech through another road to enjoy more beautiful landscapes of the green valley. Arrival at the hotel in the afternoon.