Day trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud Falls

Day trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud Falls

1 day Trip
4x4 / minivan
Tour Type:
Marrakech Day Trip
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Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and experience the natural beauty of Ouzoud Falls on a day trip from the city. Located in the Atlas Mountains, the falls are made up of a series of cascading waterfalls that flow into a series of pools at the base of the mountain. Surrounded by lush greenery, the falls are a popular spot for swimming and hiking. Whether you choose to drive or take a guided tour, a day trip to Ouzoud Falls is a great way to relax and enjoy the beauty of Morocco’s natural surroundings. Just be sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and insect repellent, as the area can get quite hot and buggy during the summer months.


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Ouzoud Falls is a popular destination for a day trip from Marrakech, located in the Atlas Mountains region of Morocco. The falls are a series of cascading waterfalls that flow into the El Abid River, and they are considered one of the most beautiful natural attractions in Morocco.

To get to Ouzoud Falls from Marrakech, you can either take a private tour with us. The journey takes about three hours by car. Upon arrival, you can spend the day hiking and exploring the falls, taking in the stunning views, and perhaps even swimming in the pools at the base of the falls.

There are also several restaurants and cafes in the area where you can stop for a bite to eat and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. In addition to the falls, the region around Ouzoud is also home to many other natural and cultural attractions, such as olive groves, traditional villages, and ancient ruins. So, it is a great opportunity to explore the beauty of Morocco in a day trip from Marrakech.

Day trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud Falls / waterfalls:

Ouzoud Falls is a beautiful and peaceful place to spend the day, and is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech for a bit. Just be sure to bring plenty of water, sunscreen, and insect repellent, as the area can get quite hot and buggy during the summer months.

The excursion to the Ouzoud waterfalls is a day trip from Marrakech where you will visit the most spectacular and beautiful waterfalls of Morocco that plunge from a height of 110 meters with an impressive flow, even in summer.
The Ouzoud Waterfalls are located in the middle of a clay landscape, surrounded by rivers and impressive gorges. They are inside the Megum Geo-park; which has many places of geo-touristic and archaeological interest, such as dinosaur footprints or cave engravings, among others.

At about 8 am, our driver will pick you up at your hotel or riad in Marrakech, and we will head east towards Ouzoud, in the province of Azilal.
During the journey, approximately three hours, we will discover picturesque traditional villages and Berber villages of the High Atlas, of spectacular rural beauty, where we will contemplate their way of life and their landscapes, you will believe for a moment, that you have traveled back in time.

Arriving in Ouzoud, you will enjoy about 4 hours in the waterfalls to enjoy nature, you will have free time to explore the area, enjoying the local flora and fauna.
Famous for its leafy trees, ecological diversity, dense vegetation and unique and varied seasonal birds.
The trail that runs through the waterfalls is divided in two, there is the possibility of walking a cemented path with railing and a more natural and wild, dirt path with the shade of ancient olive trees.
At the base of the waterfalls, several barges invented by the most ingenious locals will be waiting for you, if you feel like it, to take you as close as possible to the place where the water makes its fall.
As you approach the waterfalls, try to spot the resident monkeys. It is common to find small local monkeys, the Barbary monkeys, along the way. You will be able to greet them and of course, take an endearing souvenir by taking a picture with them.
Also if you are hot and brave enough, you can take the opportunity to take a dip in the crystal clear waters of the river.

There are numerous cafes and beach bars among the waterfalls where you can relax and eat or have a cup of tea overlooking the fantastic waterfalls. You will be impressed with its 110 meters of fall: A real natural spectacle. Also, if you wish, you can bring your own food and eat in the areas near the waterfalls.

Many Moroccan and foreign tourists who love mountain tourism love to spend a day at the Ouzoud Waterfalls. And many Moroccans escape in summer to this place to enjoy the pleasant coolness offered by the Ouzoud Waterfalls.

After an afternoon of relaxation, the trip back to Marrakech begins (we will be back around 6 pm in Marrakech) and the subsequent transfer to your hotel or riad in Marrakech.