Private day trip to Ouzoud waterfalls from Marrakech

Enjoy the best waterfalls of North Africa!


Spend a lovely day out of Marrakech on our day trip to Ouzoud waterfalls, one of the most peculiar and fascinating falls of Morocco. This Marrakech to Ouzoud falls tour will take you deep into the beautiful Atlas Mountains, to show you the highest cascades in North Africa, which rises up at 110 meters.

While you are enjoying your Excursion to Ouzoud Falls, make sure to enjoy a walk by the river, contemplate the sight of the cascades from the seat of one of the many cafes located at the edge of the stream, and feel the vibes of the wildlife as the Barbary apes roam the trees around the falls. This Ouzoud Falls day trip from Marrakech is the best escape from the bustle and hustle of the hectic red city into the wild nature.

Here are the Private Marrakech to Ouzoud Falls highlights day tour:

  • Drive across the Haouz planes full of Olive groves
  • Enjoy the picture-postcard views of Ouzoud waterfalls
  • Walk down the unspoiled alleyway to river
  • Take photos of Barbary apes playing around the bushes
  • Treat yourself to a delicious Berber Tagine with the splendid view of the falls as a backdrop

Marrakech to Ouzoud day trip itinerary

08H00 - 19H00 :
Marrakech – Ouzoud waterfalls

Our day trip to Ouzoud waterfalls starts with a 3-hour drive through the picturesque Atlas Mountains. The falls are located north of Marrakech, in the village of Tanaghmeilt, in the province of Azilal.
On our way to Ouzoud waterfalls, we will drive past vast fields of olive trees and as we get closer, the falls will become visible from the distance- this view alone is rather spectacular!
When we arrive to Ouzoud falls, you will notice that the walking paths extend up towards the falls and down around the water streams below. you can also go for a swim in the natural swimming pools of the Ouzoud Cascade, or if you are brave enough, you can join the locals and jump off the high cliffs into the water.
After a pleasant morning, join the rest of your group for a Moroccan lunch at your leisure in one of the local cafes or restaurants, situated in the sheltering bosom of the Ouzoud Falls.
Conclude your Marrakech to Ouzoud waterfalls day trip with a drive back to Marrakech, where our driver will drop you off at your hotel or riad.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Marrakech to Ouzoud Cascades day trip

  • - Swimming in Ouzoud falls is prohibited.
  • - Good walking shoes are required for the tour
  • - Don’t forget to buy a small bag of nuts before you go down to the river to feed the monkeys and carefully approach them
  • - The tour requires a minimum of physical and endurance fitness
  • - There is a 6 hours drive involved during the journey ( 3 hours each way )
  • - There will be plenty of cafes to choose for lunch at leisure.

  • A/C modern vehicle driven by an English speaking driver
  • Pick up and drop off at your Marrakech hotel / riad
  • Local guide in Ouzoud waterfalls
Not Included
  • Lunch & beverages

Price per person

Number of Participants 1 2 3 4 5 6-7 8-10 11-14 15-17
Price per person 189€ 95€ 69€ 59€ 49€ 39€ 35€ 30€ 27€
1 2 3 4
189€ 95€ 69€ 59€
5 6-7 8-10 11-14 15-17
49€ 39€ 35€ 30€ 27€

Frequently Asked Questions

Ouzoud waterfalls are 157,5 Km north –east of Marrakech. The estimate drive via N8 and R208 is 3 hours and 30 minutes.

You can swim (Own discretion) at one of the ponds located at the bottom of Ouzoud waterfalls provided the currents are ok.

The average temperature in Ouzoud waterfalls is 18 °C. The falls lie on 785 m above sea level. Most of the rain happen during winter and rarely during spring. However, summers are relatively dry, with very few summer showers.

Most of the cafes are located in along the alleyway leading down to the bottom of Ouzoud Cascades pools. They server Berber Tagines and Moroccan Salads. Although the setting is very modest and rustic, the views are amazing.

You will easily spot various Barbary macaques during your treck down to the bottom of Ouzoud waterfalls. These monkeys are mainly friendly and are approaching humans looking to be fed. To have a great interaction with them, you can buy some nuts at a local store and believe me monkeys love it !

Definitely good and comfortable walking shoes are a must for your Ouzoud falls excursion. During winter season, a warm waterproof jumper will keep you warm and dry. On summer, it will definitely be hot and sunny. Light clothes, a hat and sunglasses with sunscreen will make you comfortable.

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