Best Day Trips From Marrakech

1.Atlas Mountains and Four Valleys Trip

Atlas Mountains and Four Valleys Trip

Overview

Explore the mighty Atlas Mountains and the Four Valleys on the 8-hour excursion from Marrakech. Spanning across numerous African countries such as Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia, the Atlas Mountains are an imposing and incredibly impressive sight to see when visiting Marrakech.

Highlights

  • Travel from Marrakech to see a small part of the Atlas Mountains
  • Enjoy a walking tour as you wander from one valley to another
  • See the traditional Berber villages as you go

Includes

  • Accommodation pickup/drop off
  • Professional tour guide to assist and inform
  • Bottled water and assorted drinks
  • All entrance fees and taxes
  • Traditional lunch at a Berber family house
  • Guided hiking tour in the mountains

Duration: 7 to 8 hours

Rating: 5

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2.Atlas Mountains Hot Air Balloon Ride with Optional Camel Ride

Atlas Mountains Hot Air Balloon Ride with Optional Camel Ride

Overview

Experience spectacular views over the Moroccan deserts as you cruise along in the sky in a private hot air balloon. Choose from an optional camel ride to conclude your trip or just enjoy the ride in a 4X4 to your romantic spot in the desert’s early morning light.

Highlights

  • Hot air balloon flight and optional camel ride in Moroccan desert
  • Enjoy a traditional Berber breakfast after your ride
  • View the impressive Atlas Mountains from above as you cruise through the sky in the early morning

Includes

  • Hotel pickup/drop off
  • Flight certificate once landed
  • Camel ride (if chosen)
  • Breakfast and assorted refreshments
  • Romantic hot air balloon ride over the desert

Duration: 5 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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3.Sunset Camel Ride

Sunset Camel Ride

Overview

Take traditional Moroccan mode of transport but make it more romantic with a sunset camel ride in the desert. You’ll visit a traditional Berber home where you’ll be treated to a refreshing drink before you make your way to the palm grove of Palmeraie. Your camel will traverse you across the desert just as sunset begins; giving you a truly magical and memorable experience in Morocco.

Highlights

  • Guided camel ride through the Palmeraie palm grove
  • Small group tour makes it more personal
  • Enjoy the spectacular Moroccan sunset on your camel ride through the desert

Includes

  • Camel ride tour at sunset
  • Fuel from hotel collection/drop off
  • Visit of a typical Berber house
  • Snacks and Moroccan mint tea
  • English-speaking tour guide

Duration: 3 hours

Rating: 5

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4.Ouzoud Falls Day Trip

Ouzoud Falls Day Trip

Overview

This tour will take you to the tallest waterfalls in North Africa; the Ouzoud Falls. Here you’ll wander through beautiful landscapes of hills and olive groves before finally arriving at the waterfalls themselves. You can enjoy some Moroccan cuisine at the nearby cafes and you may even catch a glimpse of the apes that live next to the river valley!

Highlights

  • Enjoy a round-trip where everything is taken care of
  • Get the chance to see the impressive Ouzoud Falls.
  • Catch a glimpse of the Barbary apes that live nearby
  • Enjoy a Moroccan treat in the riverside cafes

Includes

  • Local tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan for your convenience

Duration: 10 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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5.Marrakech 3-hour Colourful Souks tour

Marrakech 3-hour Colourful Souks tour

Overview

Experience some of Morocco’s most traditional open-air market stalls with this 3-hour Marrakech Colourful Souks tour. These souks are some of the most colourful and vibrant in the whole of Africa so you’ll be enjoying a real treat as you wander through the stalls with your guide who will be happy to inform you of the practices and traditions from the markets.

Highlights

  • Tour of the colourful souks of Marrakech
  • Enjoy learning about the history and culture of the market
  • Pick up some traditional souvenirs to take home with you

Includes

    Local tour guide

Duration: 3 hours

Rating: 5

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6.Majorelle Garden and Palmeraie Camel Ride

Majorelle Garden and Palmeraie Camel Ride

Overview

Make your way through the beatific Majorelle Garden; a true oasis and heaven in Marrakech. You can then enjoy a camel ride through the stunning palm groves of Palmeraie where you’ll wander through the lush landscape. Majorelle Garden is renowned for its stunning garden plants, flowers and sculptures and it’s the perfect place to snap some pictures for your Moroccan scrapbook!

Highlights

  • See the Palmeraie and the Majorelle Gardens on your tour
  • Learn to ride a camel through the palm groves
  • Take part in the traditional culture of Moroccan camel riding

Includes

  • Free hotel pickup and transfer in air-conditioned car
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Friendly, English-speaking driver and guide

Duration: 4 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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7.Private City Tour of Marrakech

Private City Tour of Marrakech

Overview

Enjoy all the time you have in Marrakech by booking this private city tour. You’ll be taken around some of Marrakech’s most renowned sights such as the colourful souks, the Saadian Tombs. Bahia Palace and the Menara Gardens.

Highlights

  • See sights such as the Jemaa el-Fna Square and the Koutoubia Mosque
  • Great experience for first-time visitors to Marrakech as you get a good feel for the whole city
  • Customise your own itinerary to see the sights you want

Includes

  • Transport to and from your hotel
  • Professional tour guide

Duration: 6 hours

Rating: 5

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8.Marrakech to Fez 3-4 Day Tour

Marrakech to Fez 3-4 Day Tour

Overview

This four-day tour from Marrakech to Fez will take you through some of the best sights in Morocco. You’ll wander through the High Atlas Mountains, the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, Todra Gorges and the Dades. There’s so much to see in such little time so the tour will be pretty full on but it’s a great and unique way to see some of Marrakech’s greatest sights.

Highlights

  • Experience the very best that Morocco has to offer with this four-day tour
  • Tailor your experience so it’s personal to you
  • Tick of an incredible bucket list moment and sleep in a tent in the middle of the Sahara Desert

Includes

  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • Professional driver and English-speaking tour guides
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Local taxes and fees

Duration: 4 days

Rating: 5

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9.Marrakech Medina Walking Tour

Marrakech Medina Walking Tour

Overview

On this half-day guided walking tour you’ll explore the incredible Marrakech medina. You’ll see the iconic Koutoubia Mosque, the medieval Islamic college of Ben Youssef Medersa, and many other landmarks along the way. You can also try out the local bread that’s handmade by locals.

Highlights

  • See the city’s beautiful bazaars
  • Experience a taste of true Moroccan culture and cuisine
  • Learn about how the locals live

Includes

  • Private tour
  • Local tour guide with expert knowledge

Duration: 3 hours

Rating: 5

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10.Marrakech Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Marrakech Private Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride

Overview

Enjoy a leisurely ride around Marrakech’s top sights in a private horse-drawn carriage. Your expert driver will be happy to point out the famous sights such as the Marrakech Medina, the Koutoubia Mosque, and Jemaa el-Fna Square.

Highlights

  • Flexible pickup times to suit you
  • See Marrakech’s best sights and highlights along the way
  • Enjoy a unique way of getting around the city

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Horse-drawn carriage tour
  • Helpful driver

Duration: Flexible

Rating: 5

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11.From Marrakech: Atlas, Berber Villages & Agafay Desert

From Marrakech: Atlas, Berber Villages & Agafay Desert

Overview

Take a tour from Marrakech and see numerous things along your day trip such as the Atlas Mountains, quintessential Berber villages and much more. You’ll stop for a refreshing mug of mint tea next to Lake Takerkoust, enjoy a scrumptious 3-course meal and discover some of Marrakech’s most incredible hidden gems.

Highlights

  • See the Agafy Desert, Kik Plateau and the Toubkal National Park, plus much more
  • Enjoy a Moroccan camel ride as part of your tour
  • Try a traditional 3-course Moroccan meal with drinks

Includes

  • Tea and coffee
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup/drop of
  • Camel ride
  • 3-course meal
  • Guided tour with professional guide

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes

Rating: 5

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12.Chefchaouen Guided Tour from Marrakech

Chefchaouen Guided Tour from Marrakech

Overview

On this guided tour from Marrakech you’ll enjoy 3 days of exploring places such as Fez, Dades, Todra Gorges and finally Chefchaouen. It’s a great way to experience some of the very best of Morocco in a short space of time.

Highlights

  • Enjoy traditional Moroccan cuisines
  • Take a guided tour for 3-days with like-minded people
  • Experience the best of Moroccan culture and cuisine
  • Enjoy sleeping in the desert and riding camels

Includes

  • Pickup and transport
  • Breakfast and dinner
  • Tour guides

Duration: 3 days

Rating: 3.5/5

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13.Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Tour from Marrakech with Boat Ride

Ouzoud Waterfalls Guided Tour from Marrakech with Boat Ride

Overview

Get out of the city of Marrakech and head to the stunning Ouzoud Waterfalls on this guided tour with boat ride. You’ll experience the tallest waterfalls in North Africa and you’ll get the chance to see them both on your walking tour and on a boat ride.

Highlights

  • Great experience for the whole family
  • Enjoy a walking tour to Ouzoud Falls from Marrakech
  • Visit one of the most popular places in Morocco

Includes

  • Hotel pickup/drop off
  • Entrance fees and taxed
  • Guided hiking tour
  • Bottled water and assorted drinks

Duration: 8 hours

Rating: 5

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14.Magical Private Dinner in Marrakech Desert

Magical Private Dinner in Marrakech Desert

Overview

Enjoy one of the most romantic experiences in Marrakech with this magical private dinner in the desert. You’ll enjoy eating at a beautiful spot in the Agafay desert where you’ll be seated comfortably under the starry night sky or in a tent. Choose from a range of dishes and delicacies that are perfectly cooked and presented to you in the middle of the desert as you watch the night sky light up with millions of stars.

Highlights

  • Private dinner in the desert
  • Enjoy watching the stars as you eat
  • Enjoy a round-trip from Marrakech where everything is taken care of

Includes

  • Dinner, water and tea
  • Hotel transfer to and from the dinner setting

Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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15.Desert SUP Experience with Lunch

Desert SUP Experience with Lunch

Overview

Enjoy a truly unique side of visiting Marrakech with this desert Stand Up Paddleboard experience on Lalla Takerkoust Lake. The tour includes basic training of using the SUP and you’ll have so much fun navigating your way around the warm water of the lake. It’s the perfect place to begin learning how to paddleboard and the small, intimate group makes it much more personal and private, as well as more enjoyable. It’s an ideal tour for beginners as well as those with prior experience to paddle boarding as the stunning scenery of Lake Takerkoust provides an idyllic setting to enjoy a few hours on the water.

Highlights

  • Learn the beginner techniques of how to SUP on Lake Takerkoust
  • Enjoy a 7-hour round trip from Marrakech
  • Swim in the beatific desert setting in the lake
  • Taste a sample of traditional Moroccan cuisine at lunchtime

Includes

  • Hotel pickup/drop off
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Taxes and local fees

Duration: 7 hours

Rating: 5

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16.Marrakech Food Tour by Bike

Marrakech Food Tour by Bike

Overview

Indulge in some of Marrakech’s very best dishes on this food tour by bike around the city. You’ll get to sample some of the best sweet treats as well as traditional savoury dishes too. Some of the Moroccan delicacies that you’ll get to try include nuts, oils, handmade breads and scrumptious tagine. It’s a great way to introduce yourself to Moroccan dishes so you can get a true flavour of the food enjoyed by locals here! Whether you’re a fussy eater or not, you’ll get the chance to expand your palate and test your taste buds as you’re treated to some of the finest cuisines in Morocco.

Highlights

  • Choose from a morning or afternoon departure
  • Travel around by bike on your tour
  • Get a taste of some of the best Moroccan food in Marrakech

Includes

  • Bike and helmet
  • Bottled water
  • Food tasting and sampling at various different places
  • Professional guide to assist you with allergies and questions about the food

Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Rating: 5

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17.Mount Toubkal from Marrakech Hike

Mount Toubkal from Marrakech Hike

Overview

For those adventurous travellers out there, this 2-day expedition climb up Mount Toubkal will be a great way to spend some time in Marrakech. While not for the faint-hearted, this trip is a fantastic way to experience the lesser known parts of Marrakech while pushing you out of your comfort zone. The 4,167-metre-high peak of Mount Toubkal is an impressive feat to climb but once you arrive at the top, not only will you feel a great sense of achievement, but you can also enjoy beautiful views below.

Highlights

  • 2-day hike to the top of Mount Toubkal
  • The chance to hike with a professional and expert guide
  • Eating traditional Moroccan food on top of a mountain

Includes

  • Sleeping bag
  • Tour guide
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Food for the whole 2 days

Duration: 2 days

Rating: 5

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18.Hot Air Balloon over Marrakech with Breakfast

Hot Air Balloon over Marrakech with Breakfast

Overview

Wake up nice and early in time for one of the most memorable and sought-after experiences in Marrakech; a hot air balloon ride over the city at sunrise. Even non-early risers will be eager to get up early to experience the views of Marrakech as the sun starts to rise. You’ll enjoy live commentary about what you can see on the ground below from your pilot who will point out top sights and landmarks as you cruise through the sky. Once you’ve landed safely back down on the ground, you’ll enjoy a traditional Moroccan breakfast!

Highlights

  • Intimate and romantic experience at sunrise in Marrakech
  • Treat yourself to a Berber breakfast in a traditional tent after your ride
  • Take pictures of the majestic sunrise as you cruise over Marrakech in the early morning

Includes

  • Transfers to and from your accommodation
  • Coffee and tea refreshments
  • Breakfast
  • Flight certificate to say you’ve completed your hot air balloon ride

Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Rating: 5

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19.Overnight Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora

Overnight Desert Tour from Marrakech to Zagora

Overview

If you’re looking for a truly otherworldly experience then this tour is definitely for you. Make your way from Marrakech to Zagora on this overnight desert expedition where you’ll traverse over the Tizi n’Tichka pass in the High Atlas Mountains. You’ll also see the stunning city of Ait-Ben-Haddou as you wander along, as well as the Palmeraie in the Draa Valley. Once the sun rises, you’ll be treated to a camel ride to the Taourirt Kasbah in the Berber town of Ouarzazate. This tour is a magical experience and one that you’re sure to never forget!

Highlights

  • See the most incredible sights from Marrakech to Zagora as you make your way through the desert
  • Enjoy a small group tour for a more personal experience
  • Enjoy living like a local in the villages as you eat

Includes

  • English-speaking driver and tour guide
  • Free time to explore some of the sights on your own
  • Overnight camping in tents
  • Camel ride in the desert

Duration: 2 days

Rating: 4.5/5

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20.Ourika Valley Day Tour

Ourika Valley Day Tour

Overview

The Ourika Valley feels like a world away from the hustle and bustle of Marrakech so it’s the perfect place to escape the heat and enjoy some more natural beauty and culture in Morocco. On this day tour you’ll get to see the imposing Atlas Mountains, wander through quintessential Berber villages and see some of the colourful fruit orchards. You’ll also be able to hike to the Setti Fatma Waterfalls if you want the chance to cool down and take a dip.

Highlights

  • Hike to the Setti Fatma Waterfalls with professional guide
  • Enjoy the views of the incredible Atlas Mountains
  • Get a private tour of the Ourika Valley
  • Enjoy a delicious country-style breakfast
  • Learn all about the village’s traditions and local culture

Includes

  • Tea and coffee
  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Private tour (if chosen)
  • Transport in an air-conditioned minivan

Duration: 8 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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FAQs about Marrakech Day trips

Marrakech day trips are special, professionally-guided tours which are designed to take you on long hour trips outside Marrakech city or sometimes combine various Marrakech main attractions together at a low cost just to occupy your day with fun-filled moments and interesting activities.

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How much is a Day tour from Marrakech?

Marrakech day trips are trips that take you on a day exploration inside or outside a city. They vary in days (including: Marrakech multiple day tour, day trips outside Marrakech city, day trips in Marrakech city), and varies also in prices based on type of Marrakech day trips starting from €8.00 to €4000.00.