Ouzoud Waterfalls

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From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Hike and Boat Trip

1. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Hike and Boat Trip

Embark on a full-day tour to the Ouzoud Waterfalls from Marrakech. Learn about Berber culture as you explore the land. Descend winding trails and admire stunning views of the falls on a boat ride. Begin with pickup from your hotel or riad, before departing for one of the most spectacular waterfalls in North Africa, located 93 miles (150 km) north of Marrakech. As you arrive in the village of Ouzoud, admire views of the cascades that plunge 360 feet (110 meters) into the pool below. Follow your local guide through olive groves to an argan oil co-operative and learn about Berber culture. Make the most of the opportunity to admire the views and take photos. Continue down a network of trails to a viewpoint where you can buy fresh orange juice. Board a traditional boat for a short ride on the pool at the bottom of the waterfalls. Then, enjoy a late, Berber lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the falls. In the mid-afternoon, climb a series of stairs out of the valley for your transfer back to Marrakech.

Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Day Trip with Boat Ride

2. Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Day Trip with Boat Ride

Your tour begins at 8 AM in Marrakech as you head out on a scenic minibus drive to the waterfalls. Escape from the city and explore a lesser-known side of Morocco. En route, pass through traditional Moroccan towns and rural villages. First, drive out to Ouzoud Waterfalls and enjoy free time to take in the area's natural beauty. See wild monkeys in the trees, and take a swim by the waterfalls. Select the option including a boat ride to see the stunning falls from the water. Then, walk down along the cascades, relax to the sound of the falls, enjoy a picnic lunch or visit one of the many cafés and restaurants. After a restful and relaxing afternoon, you’ll head back to Marrakech.

Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip & Optional Boat Ride

3. Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip & Optional Boat Ride

Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech for a full-day tour to the dramatic Ouzoud Falls, located near the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt in the province of Azilal. Following a pick-up from your hotel or riad, transfer to the Ouzoud Falls by air-conditioned minibus. Along the way, marvel at the traditional towns and typical Berber villages of the Grand Atlas, and pass through the shade of ancient olive trees as you approach the waterfalls. Upon arrival at Ouzoud, enjoy about 4-hours at the cascades to soak up nature. Look out for the monkeys, and take a swim in the crystal clear waters, or upgrade to the optional boat ride here. After a relaxing afternoon, depart back for Marrakech, with an estimated arrival of 6 PM.

From Marrakech: Ouzoud Falls Day Trip

4. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Falls Day Trip

Leave the hustle and bustle of Marrakech behind for a day as you explore one of Morrocco's most remarkable natural attractions, the Ouzoud waterfalls. Start your day trip with a pickup from your Marrakech hotel. Hop inside a minivan and enjoy the views as you travel northeast to Ouzoud village. As you drive, hear fascinating facts about the Ouzoud Falls from your guide. After arriving in Ouzoud, enjoy views of the waterfalls which plunge into the basin below. Next, visit olive groves belonging to an argan oil cooperative with your guide and learn about the local Berber culture. Stop to purchase fresh orange juice (not included) before boarding a traditional boat to explore the waterfalls. After your boat ride (not included), enjoy a short walk around the basin at the foot of the waterfalls. Finish your tour with lunch at a local restaurant overlooking the falls (not included). Climb a series of stairs to exit the valley to return to your minivan and drive back to Marrakech.

From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Full-Day Private Trip

5. From Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Full-Day Private Trip

After being picked up from your hotel in Marrakech at 8 AM, travel towards the Atlas Mountains passing through many Berber villages.  At 10 AM meet your local mountain guide who knows the region very well. Begin the hike to the waterfalls and appreciate the stunning views as you walk. Meet the monkeys of the Grand Atlas Mountains and keep your eyes peeled for other wildlife. When you reach the magical waterfalls, enjoy free time to explore and take photos. Stop for a relaxing lunch at a Berber restaurant on the passage to the falls. At the end of the tour, you will be returned to your accommodation in Marrakesh.

Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day-Trip

6. Marrakech: Ouzoud Waterfalls Day-Trip

This shared day-trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls from Marrakech will start with a pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in the morning. From here you will venture out of town to visit the most beautiful and highest waterfalls in North Africa (about 100-meters high). Upon arrival, you will begin by enjoying a hike in the village of Ouzoud. Feel free to explore the area yourself or with a local guide, as you cross the green valley, shady orchards and traditional water mills. You will even be able to meet the Berbers living in the mountains. After you arrive at the huge waterfalls, you will be able to see the waterfalls falling back and forth, forming a panorama of magic and rainbows. At the foot of the waterfalls, lunch can be taken at leisure in one of the local cafes that serve delicious Tagines next to the stream, complete with beautiful views of the waterfalls. Ascending to the top of the falls, you will come across families of maggot monkeys, who accustomed to tourists will welcome you in their own special way. Your day trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls will end in Marrakech, at which point you will be dropped off at your accommodation.

Marrakech: Imperial Cities 7-Day Tour

7. Marrakech: Imperial Cities 7-Day Tour

Embark on a 7-day journey to the majestic Imperial Cities of Marrakech. Join a guided trip with accommodation and breakfast included and gasp at imposing monuments, medieval ruins, and mesmerizing waterfalls. Enjoy insightful tours of every location you visit. Day 1: Arrive in Marrakech. transfer to hotel Upon arrival, the staff will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Marrakech. You will check in to your hotel. Day 2: Marrakech city tour Today's tour of Marrakech begins with a trip to the iconic Koutoubia mosque, home to the minaret which has become a symbol of the city. We then visit the Saadian tombs and the Bahia palace which hosts intricate and beautiful Arabic craftsmanship in the lively souks around Jemaa El Fna square. After lunch, head to Majorelle gardens, where the morning light illuminates the vibrant colors of the architecture, set vividly against the lush green vegetation. Continue to Menara garden for a stroll through the peaceful site. Day 3: Marrakech to Casablanca After breakfast, leave Marrakech behind and head to the coastal city of Casablanca. We'll have a day of sightseeing. Walk around the Habous district, where the small squares and narrow arcade streets provide a fine example of contemporary city planning mixed with the maze-like streets of the traditional medina. Visit the Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral and the famous Hassan II Mosque to experience two religious epicenters of the city. Day 4: Casablanca to Fez via Rabat & Volubilis Enjoy a tour of the old city including visits to the Royal Palace, Ouadaya Gardens Kasbah, and the Hassan Tower Mosque. After lunch, drive to the ancient roman city of Volubilis. Recently listed as a UNESCO world heritage site and dating back as far as AD40, Volubilis is home to some of the most impressive roman ruins in North Africa. We finish the day with a short drive to the medieval city of Fez. Day 5: Fez city tour After breakfast, begin your guided tour of the Fes medina, one of the world’s largest walled cities. Visit Foundouk Najjarine, which houses the ‘museum of wooden arts and crafts. Visit the Qaraouiyine Mosque, which is both a university and a mosque situated in the heart of the medina. Day 6: Fes to Marrakech via Ouzoud Waterfalls After an early breakfast, you will depart for Marrakech via Ouzoud waterfalls. The beautiful drive will take you up into the middle atlas mountains and along the base of the high atlas mountains. Enjoy a walk down along the cascades, relax to the sound of the falls, enjoy a picnic lunch or visit one of the many cafés and restaurants. After a restful and relaxing afternoon, you’ll head back to Marrakech. Overnight in Marrakech. Day 7: Departure from Marrakech Your last day of travel will be in Marrakech and you will be transferred to the airport for departure.

From Marrakech: Day Trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls

8. From Marrakech: Day Trip to the Ouzoud Waterfalls

Depart Marrakech and journey by air-conditioned vehicle towards the Middle Atlas mountain range. Enjoy breathtaking views of the landscape as you make your way to Ouzoud Waterfalls in the village of Tanaghmeilt. Look for different plants and animals, including the abundant olive groves, apple orchards, oak trees, pomegranate trees, fig-trees, and more. Hike from the top of the cascades to reach the bottom, and keep a look out for wild monkeys playing in the trees. Enjoy lunch at leisure in a Berber restaurant, located along the paths to the waterfalls. Return to Marrakech at the end of a day of peace in nature and get dropped off at your accommodation on arrival.

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What people are saying about Ouzoud Waterfalls

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The tour was great, everything as it is in the description, everyone was very friendly and I strongly recommend it, without a doubt I would do this tour again!!! Thank you guys for the amazing day that I had Gabriela Silveira (Portugal)

The guide, the walk through the mountains, the excelent lunch by the waterfalls… Everything pays the long ride to go and comeback

Lovely walk in the cool shade of the trees to the waterfall. Wear proper shoes.

Très belle journée , notre guide Youssouf est sympathique je recommande

Very long journey had 1 stop driver was happy chap spoke very politely.