Oukaimeden is perhaps best known as a ski resort in the winter months when it has a deep covering of snow.Oukaïmeden is a collectors resort, but the high altitude means that snow is pretty reliable from December until late March. Escape from the hustle of city life in Marrakech and experience a day at one of the highest mountains in Africa on this full-day trip to Oukaimden. Once you are in OUKAIMEDEN for PRIVATE DAY TRIP, you have a cup of tea before you get your skis on, you will have a wide choice of slopes!
Join a day trip from Marrakech to the great ski resort of Oukaimeden and enjoy an unforgettable and unique experience in the heart of Atlas Mountains.Oukaimden is the highest and best equipped winter resort in the High Atlas Mountains. Located a mere 75 km outside of Marrakech.Skiing in Marrakech! it is possible, excursion Oukaimeden, less than 80 kilometers from the red city, the road that goes to the Oukaimeden is splendid.
Your excursion to Oukaimeden from Marrakech will lead you to discover the highest ski resort in North Africa passing through the High Atlas Mountains and Berber villages. This day trip to Oukaimeden is an opportunity to live a unique experience full of sensations.
Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil / High Atlas (1740m) - Tizi Mzik (2500m) waterfallsAfter breakfast in Marrakech, pick up and head to the High Atlas Mountains via Asni, enjoy the breathtaking views of the villages along the way. Arrival in Imlil (65 km from Marrakech), meet the guide and muleteer start hiking and climb M'zzik Pass, spectacular view of Imlil & Summit, continue to Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the mountains, from the Azzaden valley through the juniper forest go to Tizi Oussem village. Night in the village.Duration: 5h walk. Level: easy + 700 M - 550 M. Day 2: Tizi Oussem (1850m) - MarrakechAfter breakfast, enjoy the sun on this colorful valley and its wonderful typical Berber villages, lunch under walnut trees and relax by the river. Transfer in the afternoon back to Marrakech (arrival at 17h).Transfer: 1h30 drive. Altitude difference: + 450 m - 700 m.
Depart Marrakech at 8:30 am from your accommodation and enjoy the beautiful journey towards Oukaimden. Your guide will offer local knowledge and opportunities for beautiful photo stops along the way. On arrival, your tour guide will arrange your chairlift passes for you. Then get to enjoy the amazing view of the Atlas from the top of the snow-covered mountains. After a break for lunch, you are free to play in the snow, do some sledding or even try a ski lesson if you wish to do so. On the way back we can make a couple of stops in Ourika Valley to visit the Berber house and one of the local female co-operatives to see the production of the famous Moroccan Argan oil. The return to Marrakech will depart around 17:00.
We will drive across some berber villages and through many beautiful landscapes. The first stop will be at a Moroccan berber house. You will have the opportunity to tour the house. The rooftop/ terrace gives a wonderful panoramic view of the village and surroundings. You will also learn how to specially make Moroccan mint tea from a berber woman who resides in the home. A traditional Moroccan breakfast will follow, which consists of bread, olive oil, jam, and honey. After visiting the berber house, we will take a camel ride, which will last for approximately 30 minutes.The second stop will be at Setti Fatma, a village in the Atlas Mountains, where we will take a short hike for about 1h30min. Our destination will bring us to a view of the "7 waterfalls," and wonderful views of Ourika village .Finally after hiking, we will go to a berber restaurant for lunch, and head back to Marrakech through a different route to see different landscapes.
On this day tour to the Atlas Mountains and Desert Agafay, Valleys, Berber Villages, you will see the most amazing and beautiful places: Atlas Mountains, Imlil Valley, Asni Valley, Amizmiz Valley, walk and visit around 8 Berber Villages, have tea with a berber family and learen about they life, walk up to the waterfalls and see a wonderful views. On this tour you have a chance to ride a camels and a visit to Argan women's cooperative. The tour start at 9:00 AM, when we meet you at your Accomodation or if you are satying in Medina we can meet you at Restourant Cafe de France in Jema El fna square. The Tour ended back in Marrakech around 17:00 PM The tour cost included: Transport, Guide, Camel ride, Lunch, Tea with berber familly.
Experience the beauty of the highest summit in North Africa, Jbel Toubkal, with an altitude of 13,671 ft (4,167m). Get a stunning view over the famous Atlas Mountains, green deep valleys and ancient Berber villages. Meet your local Berber guide and his muleteers to go for the this outdoor adventure. This trek doesn't involve any climbing, and only during the winter months (November to April) you will be equipped with crampons an ice axe for extra security. The itinerary has been designed for trekking lovers and mountaineers, as the ascent is non-technical, but involves some easy scrambling and snow slopes. The views from the summit are breathtaking, across the mountains to the red city of Marrakech to the north, and the start of the Sahara to the south. All around are the jagged summits of the High Atlas stretching as far as you can see in any direction.
Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains offer excellent skiing and snowboarding, but arranging transport, lift passes, and gear rental can be time-consuming. With this convenient tour, leave the logistics to someone else. Be picked up from your Marrakech hotel and transported to Oukaïmeden, where your guide will arrange your lift pass and help you rent gear if needed, so you can spend the day out on the slopes.
Escape from the hustle of city life in Marrakech and experience some of the best skiing and snowboarding in Africa on this full-day trip to Oukaimden. Enjoy a wintertime outdoor adventure high in the snow-covered Atlas Mountains. If desired, take a lesson from a qualified instructor or just hit the slopes. The panoramic views are spectacular and snow coverage is typically consistent from December through March. Resort entry fee and a Marrakech hotel pickup and drop-off are included.