Marrakech day tour to Ozoude waterfalls overview:
Ouzoude cascades day tour from Marrakech is the best excursions and day trips to the High Atlas – the biggest mountain range in North Africa which offers extremely impressive mountain biking possibilities, hiking trails and photography tours; it is the ideal place for day trips from Marrakech. High peaks force the clouds to give high quantities of rainfall; therefore the High Atlas has many fertile valleys surrounded by rivers and waterfalls. In summer when the weather is exhausting, ozoude waterfalls is a good escape for one day tour from Marrakech at only 2 hours 30 minutes driving around breath-taking landscapes and mountain trails that require a pair of good hiking shoes. It’s a breath-taking sight that cannot be missed.
Marrakech day excursion to Ozoude waterfalls highlights :
Beautiful scenery during the drive ( 2h30).
110 meters high waterfalls (3 streams) often topped by a rainbow.
About 60 minutes hike between top and base of the waterfalls.
Wild but friendly macaque monkeys encouter.
Local restaurant with awesome views on the valley.
Marrakech day tour to Ouzoude Waterfalls program :
Maarrakech day tour to Ouzoude cascades starts at 8 :00 min am, heading to Demnate (the most ancient village in Morocco with its’ Jewish quarter) and its fields of Olive trees. After a short visit of this village we drive toward Tanannt, a village perched on the top of a hill, you will see an outstanding panorama especially when the Atlas rock ridge is covered with snow.
Upon arrival to Ouzoud Waterfalls, we walk around 60 minutes on a footpath to the upper waters of the waterfalls where grain mills operate thanks to the torrent water. We stop for Lunch in a restaurant on the cascades site.
Ouzoude waterfalls, which are often topped by a rainbow thanks to the spray of water falling on the rocks, join up with the Oued el Abid canyon, two kilometres below. A footpath winding among olive trees will lead you to the foot of the waterfall, where you will enjoy beautifull pictures with the wild monkeys.