From marrakesh to ouzoud waterfalls


At 8am we pick you up from your hotel in Marrakesh and we will drive to Ouzound Waterfalls trough several berbere villages. Along the way, you will see monkeys and even you will have the opportunity to greet them as they are not as shy as you might expect.
We will spend the day at the waterfalls meet the villagers, learn about their culture or just simple enjoy this wonderful day and be amazed by its beauty.
(don’t forget to charge your cameras)
On the evening we will drive you back to your hotel in Marrakesh. 

ouzoud waterfalls day trip highlights:

Ouzoud Falls (Amazigh: Imuzzar n wuẓuḍ, French: Cascades d’Ouzoud) is the collective name for several tall waterfalls that empty into the El-Abid River gorge. This popular tourism destination is located near the Moyen Atlas village of Tanaghmeilt, in the province of Azilal, 150 km northeast of Marrakech, Morocco.
Ouzoud means “the act of grinding grain” in Berber. This seems to be confirmed by the frequent mills in the region.
The bottom of the falls is accessible through a shaded path of olive trees. At the summit of the falls, there are a dozen old small mills that are still in use. One can also follow a narrow and difficult track leading to the road of Beni Mellal. While descending the gorges from the “wadi el-Abid” in a canyon sometimes one does not distinguish the bottom which is nearly 600 metres down.
It is the most visited site of the region. In the vicinity, green valleys, mills, orchards and a superb circuit of the gorges of the El Abid River (in Arabic, “Slaves’ River”) are found. Many local and national associations lead projects to protect and preserve the site.  

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