Morocco Retreat: Ouirgane


4 Days



Min Age

City Tours Sahara:  Morocco Retreat: Ouirgane

Tour Description:

Relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature in the serene foothills of the High Atlas Mountains

Escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and immerse yourself in a tranquil retreat nestled amidst olive trees and mountain vistas in Ouirgane. Over four days, experience the serene beauty and comforts of Amazigh hospitality in this peaceful enclave on the outskirts of Mt Toubkal National Park. Engage your senses with the flavors and scents of the surrounding wilderness, embark on scenic hikes through the hills, interact with the altruistic locals, delve into iconic local cuisine through cooking demonstrations, and, most importantly, take the opportunity to unwind, relax, and commune with yourself and nature.

Tour Highlights:

Nomadic Spirit: Embrace the nomadic essence of the Imazighen people as you trek through the red earth hills and verdant valleys on the fringes of Mt Toubkal National Park.

Cultural Connection: Foster connections with the local Amazigh community by breaking bread with a village family and gaining insight into the daily life of the High Atlas region.

Culinary Exploration: Discover the secrets and spices behind Morocco’s renowned mint tea, tafarnout, and tagine through interactive cooking demonstrations, followed by indulging in a delightful feast of the prepared dishes for lunch.

Local Hospitality: Enjoy the warm hospitality of locally-owned accommodations, where you’ll experience traditional comforts and appreciate the thoughtful details that enhance your stay.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Marrakech to Ouirgane

Begin your Moroccan journey with a warm welcome meeting in Marrakech at 11 am, followed by a scenic drive to Ouirgane. Leave the hustle and bustle of Marrakech behind as you enter the tranquil foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. Your accommodation in Ouirgane is a locally owned Imazighen guesthouse, offering a traditional and charming atmosphere. Enjoy a delightful dinner at the guesthouse, featuring authentic Moroccan flavors like lamb tagine and homemade bread.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Dinner
Included activities: Welcome Dinner in Ouirgane
Special information: The welcome meeting is at 11 am at the hotel listed in the Essential Trip Information. Please attend as we’ll collect important details. Travel time approximately 1.5 hours.

Day 2: High Atlas Mountains Exploration

After breakfast, embark on a half-day hike in the picturesque High Atlas Mountains. Traverse through stunning landscapes, passing traditional Amazigh villages and picturesque valleys. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings and enjoy lunch with a local Amazigh family. Return to the guesthouse for relaxation and another flavorful dinner.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included activities: Guided Hike in the High Atlas Mountains, Home-cooked lunch in Ouirgane
Special information: Hike duration approximately 3 hours.

Day 3: Culinary Experience in Ouirgane

Start your day with breakfast followed by a hands-on cooking class at the guesthouse. Learn the art of Moroccan tea-making and bread baking, and uncover the secrets of preparing a delicious tagine. Enjoy the fruits of your labor for lunch. The afternoon is yours to relax or participate in optional activities like visiting a Women’s Association or indulging in beauty therapy at Domaine la Roseraie.

Accommodation: Guesthouse (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included activities: Cooking Class, Moroccan tea making demonstration
Add-on activities available:
– Women’s Association Visit & Carpet Making Demonstration
– Beauty Therapy at Domaine la Roseraie
– Domaine la Roseraie Massage (30 minutes)

Day 4: Farewell to Ouirgane, Return to Marrakech

Savor the last moments in Ouirgane with a final breakfast and soak in the beautiful surroundings. Depart for Marrakech, reflecting on your enriching experience. Upon arrival, bid farewell as the trip concludes.

Meals: Breakfast
Special information: The trip ends upon arrival in Marrakech on Day 4. Travel time approximately 1.5 hours. Please refrain from booking flights before 2 pm. Additional accommodation in Marrakech can be arranged upon request, subject to availability.






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