Ouzoud waterfalls day trip excursion from Marrakech

  • Departure times: 08:00
  • Return time: 18:30

This tour will take us east out of Marrakech and the journey time to the waterfalls is around 2.5 hours. You can use this excursion as a private tour (in a 4 x 4 vehicle) or as part of a shared group in a minibus. You will be picked up from your hotel and we will be under way to the cascades where you will enjoy stunning views of the spectacular waterfalls in Ouzoud.

Getting out of the bustling city and relaxing in the natural spectacle of this place will be the first real sense of pleasure you will get on this excursion. Few tourists manage to get out as far as these areas but this excursion will take you from the city to the waterfalls and back within one full and spectacular day.

Not that many people will get to see the parts of Morocco that we shall on this excursion. You should bring a good pair of walking shoes as we will occasionally be exploring the beauty of the countryside as we head into the cascades at Ouzoud.

We will pass several small towns and villages with a real rural feel about them. At times you will be forgiven for thinking you’ve travelled back in time as some of the rural villagers go about their daily business in some of the most spectacular areas of outstanding natural beauty.

 Along the way you will see the monkeys and even greet them as they are not as shy as you might expect. Once we reach the waterfalls you will have a chance to be shown some of the best features of this area by our very own guide.

There are plenty of cafes and restaurants among the waterfalls where you can relax by the rock pools at the bottom of some of the cascades and rushing rivers. Many may choose to bring along a packed lunch and dine at the areas near to the falls.

You should bring some sun block, a camera and a change of clothing, if you plan on taking a dip in some of the pools at the bottom of the falls. But one thing is for sure: you’ll not forget this excursion among the huge natural cascades, Barbary macaques and rural villages that appear to be stuck in the midst of time. We drive back to Marrakech the same scenic way we came and return at some time in the early evening.

What is included:

  • Hotel / Hostel Pickup
  • Transportation and driver
  • Transfers from and to Marrakech are included.
  • Lunch is available at the cafe's and restaurants at the guests expense.

What is not included:

  • Guide tips around 2 euro per person. ( optional )
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  • Enjoy a Panoramic hike around the waterfalls with the local guide.
  • Greet the monkeys climbing trees.
  • Enjoy stunning views of the spectacular waterfalls. 


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  • Guest - Athena

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    This day trip was A M A Z I N G !! It was the perfect gateway from busy Marrakech and even though the journey was supposed to be long it surely didn’t feel like it. The views of the waterfalls were stunning and the hike across them was fun. It was a great and interesting experience overall; to have lunch on the edge with breath-taking views, take a boat to get closer to the waterfalls and at the end feed the friendly monkeys. Our guide spoke excellent English, Spanish and French and was the best guide we had on our trip by far, energetic and very informative and able to assist with any questions we might have had. I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone and I wouldn’t mind repeating it myself on a future visit to Morocco!

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  • Guest - Brianna Self

    Rated 5 out of 5 stars

    We really enjoyed our tour and our tour guide! We felt we got the most out of our experience thanks to our tour!

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