Apes & Waterfalls

Day Trip to Cascades d’Ouzoud Waterfalls
Located in the Grand Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, and about 150 km north-east of Marrakech, the Cascades d’Ouzoud are the prettiest falls in North Africa.

The surrounding landscape is made up of idyllic green valleys, mills, orchards and the dramatic gorges of the El Abid river. The Cascades d’Ouzoud represent a complex network of waterfalls that cascade over 110 metres one into another through three major and several minor drops.

Factfile
Duration 1 day (10 hours) Tour Starts Marrakech
Group Size From 2 to 15 Tour Ends Marrakech
Trip Type Day Trip Explorer Prices From £55 pp
Operating Season All Year Round Private Departures Daily
Itinerary

Journey to Cascades d’Ouzoud

Travelling exclusively by private vehicle with an English and French-speaking guide you’ll pass fields of olive trees on a scenic drive towards the Cascades d’Ouzoud. En route pause at the natural bridge of Imi Nifrid to enjoy mint tea and beautiful views. There is lots of opportunity for taking photos, plus a visit to a traditional watermill, before enjoying a tasty Berber lunch near the waterfalls surrounded by lime, pomegranate and oak trees.

Easy Trails & Barbary Apes

After lunch you can choose to relax by the pools or stroll along the network of trails leading to the pools below the falls. If you are feeling adventurous an exciting walk explores underground passages close to the nearby Berber village.  If you’re lucky a beautiful rainbow may appear at the bottom of the falls and the resident Barbary apes may make an appearance to drink from the river.

Schedule

The timings below are approximate and provided as a general guide:

0900  Depart Marrakech on the Damnate road

1300  Lunch at Cascades d’Ouzoud

1630  Depart on drive back to Marrakech

1900  Arrive back in Marrakech

Prices, Departures & Essential Booking Information
Prices £55 pp (based on 4+ travellers); £70 pp based on 3 travellers; £80 pp (based on 2 travellers)
Included Pick-up/drop-off at nearest parking to your Marrakech accommodation; travel in style in air-conditioned private vehicle with professional driver; accompanied by an English/French-speaking guide from Marrakech; lunch
Excluded Drinks, entrance fees, tips and items of a personal nature
Booking Deposit 25%
Balance of Payment 56 days before start date
Price Validity 01 Jan 2016 to 31 December 2016
Departures This day trip departs daily throughout the year and is subject to availability
Packing Comfortable shoes or closed sandals for walks, camera, sun hat and sunglasses.
Financial Protection Marrakech Tours is a trading name of Specialist Africa Ltd. As Specialist Africa is a fully bonded member of the Travel Trust Association (TTA) all prices include TTA supplier failure insurance cover and safe seat plan insurance to ensure your monies are 100% secure when booking through us.
Travel Insurance Travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for all clients. Specialist Africa’s travel insurance partner is Campbell Irvine, experts in providing insurance specifically tailored to travel in Africa. See our insurance page for rates and further details.

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