Ouzoud Falls 1 Day Tour

Day trip to ouzoud waterfalls invites you to experience Morocco’s stunning natural wonders. In another word, with this single-day tour, we have created a trip revealing the secrets of the Middle Atlas and its surrounding areas.  

All in all, the 112-mile (180km) road trip includes scenic drives, beautiful landscape vistas, and, small Berber villages along the way. However, the main attraction – Ouzoud Falls – is 330 ft (110 m) high waterfalls emptying into the El-Abid River. The constant thunder of the water is truly spectacular background noise. Also, there are little boats that can take you behind the falls however, be ready to get wet which can be refreshing in the summer season.

Day Trip to Ouzoud Waterfalls from Marrakech

Indeed, plenty of time will be left for you to admire the clifftop cascades from all angles. You can enjoy hiking around the surrounding area as well. Furthermore, you will probably get to watch playing Barbary monkeys around the falls. And lastly, we are sure that Marrakech to ouzoud waterfalls day trip will rejuvenate your senses, especially if you are a nature lover. 

Tour Highlights

  • Scenic road drive and breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains
  • Discover the magnificent cascades of the Ouzoud Falls
  • Berber villages and ancient towns (in the High Atlas region)
  • Barbary macaque monkeys at the waterfall site
  • Exploring El-Abid River area

Detailed Itinerary

The departure time for the tour is early in the morning around 8 am. Our guide and driver will pick you up at your accommodations in a private air-conditioned vehicle. It takes approximately 3 hours to get to the waterfalls. The drive is through a picturesque landscape dotted with Berber villages, giving you a bit of a feel of the Moroccan culture. You will see marvelous historic towns along the way, and typical Berber villages of the High Atlas Mountain range. We will pass under the eye-catching shades of ancient olive trees upon arriving at the waterfalls. 

Once there, we start exploring the site. The dramatic cascades of the Ouzoud Falls are a powerful sight to behold. Located in the Middle Atlas, the waterfalls are about 330 ft (110 meters) high, making them the tallest falls in North Africa. You can go to the very top of the falls to see an astonishing view of the site, including the beautiful paths down below. At the bottom of the falls, you get to enjoy the cool breeze produced by the waters falling into the El-Abid River. Be sure to capture the moment when you see rainbows appear in the falls. We will have lunch at one of the places in the area. 

The afternoon will be engaged in various activities, including swimming in the crystal-clear waters of the El-Abid River and, checking out the local monkeys roaming the trees and wading in the water. In the late afternoon, we will set off on our return journey. You will get to enjoy the beautiful mountainous landscape on your way back to Marrakech. Our driver will drop you off at your accommodations. This ends our spectacular single-day Ouzoud Falls tour.

Additional information:

  • We offer both standard and luxury accommodations. Please let us know what your preferences are and we will send you the available options.
  • In addition to first-class services, we have free wifi, water, and a wide variety of music in our vehicles for your amazing journey.
  • Please contact us for the desired tour, pricing, and more information: [email protected]
  • Included

    Accommodations during the tour
    Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
    English or Spanish speaking driver
    Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodations
  • Not Included

    Entry fees
    Some complementary dinners
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