Oukaimeden, Marrakech - NCL Tours
  • Duration (nights):
    7
    • Adults:
      16+ years
    • Teenagers:
      12-15 years
    • Children:
      2-11 years
    • Infants:
      0-23 months

Welcome to Oukaimeden

Oukaimeden

Escape Marrakech and hit some of the best ski and snowboard slopes in Africa, with a guided day tour in the Atlas mountains. Only an hour away from Marrakech, you will arrive at the beautiful Oukaïmeden resort. Your qualified snow instructor will tailor a lesson to your ability. At 10,744.75 ft (3,275m) above sea level, you can expect amazing panoramic views and reliable snow coverage from December until late March.

 

 

Do

In January and February it's actually possible to get the distinct accomplishment of having skied in Africa under your belt. 72km south of Marrakech, high in the Atlas mountains, lies the "ski resort" Oukaimeden, sitting at 2,600m. The resorts single chairlift (or the optional donkey) takes you up to 3,258m – at the peak of Jebel Attar. Once you're up there, there is five runs to take you down again, the longest of which is some 3 kilometres, alternatively take some of the less imposing drag lifts at the bottom of the slope. A one day ski pass should set you back some 100 Dirhams. There are four hotels to choose from if you want to sleep over.

 

Eat

Chez Juju, tajines, french saussage cassoulet, mixed grill, salad with goat cheese. Sunny terrace : + 212 524 319 005.

Information & Facts

Address

Oukaimeden, Morocco

 
Phone Number: 00212652591798

 

Admission

Get in

Morocco’s best ski resort and Africa’s highest at 10, 734 feet. Drive towards the town of Setti Fatma in the Ourika Valley, the last exit before Setti Fatma at the foot of the mountain will take you to Oukaimeden. The road is covered and in good condition. To get you to the top you have your choice of chair lift, T-bar or donkey. The best skiing in the Atlas Mountains is found in January to February.

Another way to go to Oukaimeden from Marrakech is to use a Grand Taxi for the day. On a nice day many locals will go there for a day trip and for 600DH overall one can share a taxi carrying up to six passengers to do the return trip. Obviously you will need to agree with the other passengers on a return time. These shared taxis are usually old Mercedes five seater and leave from "Rue Ibn Rochd". Most locals can point you to the taxi stand to catch one of the Grand Taxis, just remember to mention where you want to go.

 

Getting to Oukaïmeden

 

If you’re not travelling by rental car, your best bet is transport through CAF. Otherwise, you can charter a grand taxi from Marrakesh’s Bab er-Rob (Dh400 to Dh600).

Money

Getting to Oukaïmeden

 

If you’re not travelling by rental car, your best bet is transport through CAF. Otherwise, you can charter a grand taxi from Marrakesh’s Bab er-Rob (Dh400 to Dh600).

 

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