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Ourika Valley

£51.00

This excursion is a day trip to the prominent and refreshing Ourika Valley set in the foot of the Atlas Mountains. The day will commence with an early collection and will conclude in the evening…

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7 - 8 £34.00
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£51.00

This excursion is a day trip to the prominent and refreshing Ourika Valley set in the foot of the Atlas Mountains. The day will commence with an early collection and will conclude in the evening.  Initially, you will start your day with a visit to the local community Argan oil processing co-operative outside Setti Fadma to learn about the legendary Argan Oil, its benefits and the production processes followed by refreshments. You will then be introduced to a local Berber home before then heading to Ourika Valley.

Upon arrival, your party will be taken to a restaurant where lunch will be served prior to your trek.  Following lunch, you will be guided through the valley and trek of the top of the mountain passing the largest waterfall before returning. There are opportunities during this trek to stop and admire the nature and scenery whilst enjoying the cooler climate.

As well as the trekking opportunity and a stop to a community co-operative heading up the processing of the infamous Argan oil, this excursion is perfect for a hot summer’s day taking you to enjoy a day’s activities in a cooler altitude.

This excursion will start early and will include approx. 3.5hrs trekking suiting those who enjoy scenic views, trekking and on occasions, hiking, on variable terrains. Depending on your fitness level, some experience may be required, however no intense experience or training required.

Excursion Information

Title Day Excursion – Ourika Valley
Duration 1 Day
Start First day Start: 8.00 collection
Finish: 18.30 arrival in Marrakech
What’s included Transport from Marrakech return
Tour guides
Nutritious and fresh main meals
Health and safety certified tour guides
Mules can be hired as a supplement
Walking duration Approximately 3.5 hours throughout duration
Altitude 1840 (highest point)
Level of difficulty 2.5/5
Price – 1-3 people – £51 / €57
– 4-6 people – £44 / €50
– 7-8 people – £34 / €38
Would I require travel insurance We recommend you purchase the appropriate level of personal insurance that is right for you.
Do I need immunisations? We recommend you check at https://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations/africa/morocco.
How old do I need to be – are there any age restrictions? We recommend the minimum age for this adventure is 5 years old with parental supervision depending on their health and ability. Please feel free to get in touch and discuss further.
Do I need to arrange my own flights? Yes, everything required for the excursion is included except international flights. You will be collected early on the morning by our transport and taken to the first meet up location. You will also be taken back to the Medina following the excursion.
What equipment do I need? Appropriate clothing and footwear suitable for hiking in temperatures from -2C to +19C in winter, +12 to +30 in summer and you can expect -15 on summit days with windchill.
Am I fit enough? Most short treks can include around up to 3.5-hour treks at a time. There will be many breaks and stops and at times, you may walk through villages that may give you an opportunity to purchase refreshments.
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