Ourika valley

Ourika valley

January 22, 2020 Off By John Authen

Ourika valley is only 30 kilometers from Marrakech.

It is a destination that will appeal to tourist who want to flee, for a day, the hustle and bustle of the ocher city.

Indeed, unlike its neighbor who succumbed to mass tourism, the Ourika valley has remained well preserved and has remained authentic.

It allows visitors to discover Marrakech atlas mountain lifestyle that it will be difficult to find else where.

But the Ourika Valley does not only have its authenticity to attract and charm visitors, it is home to many curiosities that are well worth the detour.

Among these places and monuments, you have:

Setti-Fatma, a true paradise for hikers. It is a small picture sque village with 7 water falls.

Tnine-Ourika (Ourika Monday) is an interesting little village, to visit Mondays for its traditional souk, there is nothing to see the rest of the week.

Le Jardin de Timalizene, a wonderful garden dotted with trees and vegetation typical of the region.

Ourika Safranier, a farm well known for its production of Saffron, the best time to visit it is at harvest time, from the end of October to mid-November.

The bio-aromatic garden of Ourika, a visit that will delight fans of medicinal plants, there are thousands of species of vegetation with incredible virtues.

The Berbereco-museum in the Ourika valley, thisis a museum which aims to inform visitors about the Berberway of life in the valley through photographs and various objects such as carpets, clothes, jewelry, etc.

To get there:Tourists will take the Babighli destination before reaching the valley which they will follow as they please.

On the way, a lot of merchants have set up shop, they not ably offer handcrafted pottery, a true manual tradition of the region.

On the net, Our Ourika Valley day trip offers for the Ourika valley from Marrakech are numerous, try to compare the prices before you decide, the prices go from simple to double from one agency to another.

Guides will be at your disposal to adapt the hikes according to your expectations.