Full Day
Duration
All ages
Age
Valid until 31 December 2021
Period

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Style: Hosted
Theme: Cultural

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Marrakech > Ourika Valley > Marrakech

Enjoy a day out of the bustling city of Marrakech, and explore the mountaineer life of the Berbers with their traditional villages and terraced fields.

Enjoy a flavoursome tagine and delicious mint tea for lunch hosted by a local family. This is a wonderful way to give back to the community and experience this ancient way of life.

An amazing private day tour that lets you discover the rich culture and history of this area.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the scenic road through the High Atlas Mountains
  • Admire the breathtaking view of the ancient Berber villages and terraced fields
  • Try a traditional Tagine and mint tea
  • Enjoy a hike at the mountains
  • Discover how local women make Argan oil

Inclusions:

  • Modern A/C Vehicle
  • Personal Driver
  • Local Guide
  • Road Taxes
  • Chilled water
  • Morning Tea
  • Traditional lunch with a local family

Is this Tour for me?

 

TRAVEL STYLE Private Guided Day Tour perfect for couples, families, friends or the solo adventurer.
SERVICE LEVEL This package is a premium quality Private Day Tour hosted by our Local Expert Partner EasyGo Tours
PHYSICAL RATING Great for people of all ages and levels of fitness.
DURATION Approximately 9 Hours

 

Pricing for Guest (USD):

Travelling Style Price per Person
Solo Traveller $175
2 Guests $109
3 Guests $90
4 – 6 Guests $78
7 – 12 Guests $68

For group bookings larger than 12 please connect with us for pricing.

 

 

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1

High Atlas Mountains

Meet up in front of Ali Hotel at the square Jamaa El fana for a departure of 9:00 (if your hotel or Riad is accessible by car we can pick you up from your accommodation).  We will then head south toward the High Atlas Mountains, along the way there will be stops to enjoy the breathtaking scenery, take photos and even take an optional camel ride.

2

Argan Oil Co-operative

After an one hour drive through a scenic road we will get to a beautiful valley where we will visit a women’s Argan cooperative to learn the different steps to make the wonderfully scented Argan oil (known as Moroccan oil).

3

Hike and Waterfall visit

After enjoying a local traditional local snack for morning tea we will then meet our local guide who will take us for a one hour hike to visit one of the famous waterfalls in the area (if you are not fit for a hike or don’t want to do it, then you can explore the surrounding villages or enjoy coffee or mint tea in one of the cafes). Its worth the effort though to take in the stunning mountain views.

4

Traditional Lunch with Local Family

After the hike it will be lunch time, we will then go to a local family’s house where we will meet our host family and enjoy fresh baked bread, some olive oil and Tagine. This is a great way to experience traditional life of these mountain people and also supports the local community.

5

Exploration and Return Journey

.After lunch there will be some free time for more exploration of the area then drive back to Marrakech, we will get back to Marrakech around 18:00.

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Private Day Tours and Unique Experiences

Exclusions

  • Other personal expenses
  • Drinks except bottled water which is included
  • Other activities
  • Tips, and all services not clearly mentioned

 Key Information Remarks

  • Prices are net per person in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to change without prior notice
  • No refund for any un-utilized Tour or Activity

Guide surcharge:

Guide Type Individual Group
French speaking guide $55 per day $65 per day
German Speaking guide $80 per day $85 per day
Spanish speaking guide $55 per day $65 per day

Remarks

  • Prices are net per person in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to change without prior notice
  • Prices are based on twin-share basis except solo travellers and are subject to room availability upon Package booking
  • No refund for any un-utilized Package
  • Surcharge for other languages speaking guide (Advise at time of booking)
  • Airport transfer surcharge of USD 5 per person each way for pick-up or send-off from 21:00 hrs to 06:00hrs (adjust based on group size)

Child policy

  • Child under 5: Free of charge
  • Child 6 to 12: 50% of tour cost 
  • Child over 13 and above: 100% of adult cost

 CANCELLATION: 

  • Period before arrival* Amount of Cancellation of the Tour or Activity Price
  • More than 60 days before arrival- Free Of Charge (FOC)
  • More than 45 days before arrival– 30%
  • Less than 21 days before arrival – 50%
  • Less than 14 days before arrival – 80%
  • Failure on traveling date at point of arrival 100%

Local Culture

The Moroccan people are modest, so avoid wearing clothes that are too short or revealing in public and in particular at religious or culturally significant places.

Ask permission before taking someone’s photo.

Arrival Complications

We don’t expect any problems, and nor should you. However, if you are unable to commence your Tour as scheduled for any reason, please contact us immediately. Please refer to our emergency contact details.

Emergency Contact

If you need to contact us in an emergency, it is best to call the Green Cultural Travel Local Expert Partner. If you don’t receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message with your contact information so they can return your call as soon as possible.

Emergency contact numbers

EasyGo Tours

Gsm/wathsapp ( français) : 00212 661348093
Gsm/wathsapp ( English: 00212 661252381 /0021262175808

Tipping

Depending on the service, it is discretionary in Europe to tip service providers, such as waiters. Though not compulsory, tipping shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your holiday. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. 

When selecting your Tour or Activity please read the brochure and itinerary carefully to assess your ability to cope with the requirements of your selected product.

Safety and Security

We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt for keeping your valuables safe. Leave your expensive jewellery at home. You won’t need it while travelling. Many of the hotels you stay at have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables while on tour. 

Medical Form

 As a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their personal luggage. 

 Green Cultural Travel – Community Programs

As we are owned by Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited UEN 201705140R a Singapore registered “Not for Profit” company our profits allow us to continue our support of community projects in the destinations our guests visit.

Purchasers of our Packages will automatically become members of our Green Cultural Travel Hub a place of connection for like minded travellers wanting to make a difference.  Members of our Hub receive a monthly magazine and access to some great travel specials and follow the progress of the community programs we support. Guests can also take the opportunity when booking a Package to make their own donation to Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited.

Local Dress

In Morocco, the dress standard can be more conservative than it is back home. When packing, try to choose long, loose, lightweight, clothing that will keep you comfortable in the season your are travelling in.

 Green Cultural Travel Hub

When you purchase a Green Cultural Travel package you automatically become a member of the Green Cultural Travel Hub. This connects you to us and like-minded travellers. Our bi-monthly magazine is full of travel news, trip information, interesting stories, special offers and contests. We also include more information on how you can give back, and support, the people and places we love to visit through our local Community Programmes.