Full day Morocco Horseback Riding :
Our clients can either spend the night in Marrakesh, and we offer a private transportation to pick up from Marrakech around 9am, and take the journey for 1,5hrs to the Ouirgane (Wirgane) valley area where there are many options for accommodations. Also available in the Ouirgane area are hiking/walking/trekking, mule riding, and mountain biking.
Explore the mud and stone Berber houses of Ouirgane Valley and the surrounding villages with the different colors of the earth. You will ride through lush green forests of pine, juniper, and oak trees as well as olive orchards and visit the traditional Berber salt mine. And you’ll be enjoying your lunch with a local Berber family's home in the middle of the 3/4 hrs ride. The hillsides are always green and you can ride to the nearby dam to see the reservoir of Ouirgane. Ouirgane Valley has some of the most beautiful horseback riding in Morocco; you will surely enjoy High Atlas mountains horseback riding adventure.
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On Foot in Ouirgane ( 1 day ) :
High Atlas Day Trip – Exploring the Ouirgane Valley Nestled in the tranquil foothills of the High Atlas Mountains in the heart of the Toubkal National Park is the pretty Berber village of Ouirgane. Wonderful views of the Toubkal range, walking, horse-riding, mountain biking, a wide variety of birdlife and a fresh and invigorating altitude of 1,000 metres await the traveller who makes it here. Ouirgane is only a one hour drive from Marrakech and is located on the valley floor of the Oued ‘River’ Nfis.
This relaxed day trip will take you from the walls of the ‘Red City’ to the High Atlas hamlet of Ouirgane. En route you’ll make a stop at the busy little town of Asni which is a buzz of activity as local Berbers ply to sell their produce, particularly on Saturdays – market day. Once in Ouirgane your time is free to explore the village. Fed by the Oued Nfis from the Atlas, a perennial water source, the village is surprisingly verdant – a real oasis in the mountains. In recent years a dam was built creating a reservoir which adds to the visual appeal of the valley. Market day is Thursday in Ouirgane.
The most popular activity for visitors is walking – several circuits offer options for people of all abilities, from an hour’s stroll along village tracks, past typical Berber houses, farms and fields, to more challenging walks through the valley and along the river. Your guide will brief you on options when you arrive. Alternatively, enjoy the fresh mountain air and views from a cafe. Lunch is taken in a typical Berber village house, enjoying a home-cooked three course meal of Moroccan salad, couscous with lamb or perhaps a tasty vegetable tagine, fresh seasonal fruits and tea. After lunch you have time to discover more of the picturesque Ouirgane Valley .
Prices will include :
- Fully escorted by local mountain guide.
- Private transport .
- Horse riding with hamlets & Horse assistance .
- Lunch at Berber Family’s home .
Price Excludes :
- International Flight .
- Travel insurance .
- Tips .
- Drinks and items of a personal nature .
- Additional hotel/raid nights before and after the trek from 35 EUR p/p/ twin/45 EUR single in Marrakech .
What you bring the following items :
- Trainers / sneakers (for use in the hut)
- Socks .
- Underwear .
- Trekking trousers/pants .
- Sunhat or cap .
- Fleece hat .
- Eyewear – Sunglasses .
- Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip .
- Sun protection (including total bloc for lips) Factor 20+ .
- Some gifts to the Berber family .
Travel Details :
- Best time : All year round .
- Departs from: Marrakech: 09:00am. Start time can be modified to suit your needs .
- Departure times : Varied .
- Driving time : 3hrs .
- Starts & ends in : Marrakech .
- Duration : Full day .
- Type : Horseback ride .
- Cost per Adult : 2 adults: €139 4 adults: €119, please contact us for group discount pricing .
- Guides Speaking: English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Berber .
- Grade : Moderate .
- Trip Level : 1000m .
- Child Age Till 12= 50%Discount .
- Solo Travelers: On request .
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