Marrakech Day Trips
Sahara Tours Morocco offre for your short escapades around Marrakech, we have selected for you the best excursions and day trips.
The biggest mountain range in North Africa which offers extremely impressive mountain biking tours, hiking trails and photography trips.Marrakech is the ideal place for day trips during your stay in a great hotel or an authentic Riad in the Medina. High peaks force the clouds to give high quantities of rainfall; therefore the High Atlas has many fertile valleys surrounded by rivers and waterfalls. In summer when the weather is exhausting, Ourika valley is a good escape for one day tour from Marrakech at only one hour drive and half. Setti Fatma is at the end of the Ourika Valley – it has seven beautiful waterfalls, breath-taking landscapes and mountain trails that require a pair of good hiking shoes. It’s a breath-taking sight that cannot be missed, mainly when it’s combined with a visit of a Berber family in a traditional house and a camel trek. All our day tours are accompanied by English speaking guides. So book your excursion with us and enjoy the quality of travelling in Morocco!
List of our Excursions and Days trips from Marrakech
Day Trip to Ourika Valley
Ourika valley is a good escape for one day trip from Marrakech at only one hour drive. Setti Fatma is at the end of the Ourika Valley – it has beautiful waterfalls, breath-taking landscapes and mountain trails that require a pair of good hiking shoes.
Day Trip to Essaouira
Visit the beach and famous port of Essaouira on a day trip from Marrakech. You’ll take a guided tour of the port and have the opportunity to discover the marvellous Argan oil during a visit to a Women’s Co-operative manufacturing the product.
Day Trip to Ouzoud falls
For the more adventurous a three hour drive will take you to the mid Atlas and the majestic Ouzoud waterfalls, the highest in North Africa, with three spectacular tiers. This is also the home of the famous Barbary apes, the naturally tail-less monkeys that you find performing in the main square in Marrakech.
Day Trip to Ouarzazate
Experience the history of old Morocco on this day trip acrossing the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech by the Tizi-n-Tichka altitude 2.260m° pass to reach Aït Benhaddou, a well-preserved kasbah and UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue to Ouarzazate, where movies including ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ ‘Star Wars’ and “Gladiator” have been filmed.
Day Trip Marrakech 3 valleys
Experience traditional Moroccan life and stunning scenery on a day trip from Marrakech to three famous valleys in the Atlas Mountains. Explore the lovely waterfalls in Ourika Valley, see traditional Berber villages made of adobe and stone in Oukaimeden Valley.