Birding trip in Ourika and Oukaimeden

Birding trip in Ourika and Oukaimeden

High Atlas mountains, both the highly sought-after white-rumped swift and Levaillant’s woodpecker can often be seen in the valleys around Asni and Imlil, along with large flocks of both red-billed and alpine chough. The pleasant drive from Marrakech to Oukaïmeden passes through several habitats and offers diverse sightings such as rufous bush robin, alpine swifts, and black wheatear. The little-known crimson-winged finch is a rare resident that can be spotted around Ouakïmeden,

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Birding trip in Ourika and Oukaimeden

Birding trip in Ourika and Oukaimeden  is a summer and  winter birding trips  in Morocco with Berber local guides , Morocco is one of North Africa’s best birdwatching locations. There’s a wide range of easily accessed sites in a rich diversity of habitats that are often very different from those found in Europe , More than 480 species have been recorded in Morocco, and high Atlas , A complex history and fabulous birding, Morocco has become a vital destination for serious and casual birders alike .

High Atlas mountains, both the highly sought-after white-rumped swift and Levaillant’s woodpecker can often be seen in the valleys around Asni and Imlil, along with large flocks of both red-billed and alpine chough. The pleasant drive from Marrakech to Oukaïmeden passes through several habitats and offers diverse sightings such as rufous bush robin, alpine swifts, and black wheatear. The little-known crimson-winged finch is a rare resident that can be spotted around Ouakïmeden,

Itinerary :

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Marrakech – Ourika valley - Oukaimeden - Asni Marrakesh

Approximately 3 hours driving, 2 – 4 hours walking

Elevation: 2600 m

start your enjoyable  high Atlas bird watching  and 3 valleys day trip , with a pickup from Marrakesh hotel by our transport and meet with English speaking guide in the start of Ourika valley,  first,  you will enjoy the stunning sceneries on your way to villages of Ourika valley about one our driving from Marrakesh,  witch was made famous by its green cultivated orchards and beautiful villages where you can walk for 1h30 and Watch some local birds before we catch our transport to continue driving to the second valley of Oukaimeden ski station in high Atlas,  many Atlas birds and alpine choughs and larks,  we can have a cop of Mint tea before we start some walking to discover the secret of the high Atlas,  our transport always with us to drive down toward mountain pass of Tizi n Tadmamt all the way to Asni where the Local guide say bye,  continue driving to your Hotel in Marrakesh.

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONMarrakech, Oukaimeden , Marrakesh
DEPARTURE TIME7:00am
INCLUDED
Professional guide Lunch/Picnic
Local transportation

 

NOT INCLUDED
AirfareTravel Insurance
Guide Gratuity Soft Drinks/soda or Alcoholic Beverages

Binoculars

 

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Additional information

Location

Asni, Oukaimeden, Ourika Valley

Destination

Oukaimeden, Ourika Valley

Duration

1 Day

Physicality

3/10

Age

6+

Dates

Year-round