These day trips from Marrakech can be made with an organised tour or guide. Based on our experience in Morocco, a guided tour is the recommended option.
As the sun begins to rise, you will enjoy magnificent views of the Atlas Mountains, and the changing colors over the desert valleys from the spacious balloon basket.
A favorite retreat for Marrakech locals, Ourika Valley, is the perfect escape from the city’s hustle. Stop at women’s argan oil co-operative and learn how the highly prized oil is made.
An excellent alternative to a Sahara Desert tour| ATV and camel rides and luxury camping. The Sahara is a good 10 hours drive from Marrakech, but the Agafay Desert is ideal.
One of the most popular day trips from Marrakech, the Ouzoud Falls offer the opportunity for some easy hikes with stunning views.
Imlil is popular with adventure hikers as it is the starting point for the Mount Toubkal climb, the highest peak in North Africa.
With a laid back vibe that is such a contrast to the constant hustle of Marrakech, Essaouira oozes charm and beauty.