Day Trips from Marrakech

Whether you’re looking for a bit of reprieve from the chaos of the city or don’t have the luxury of travelling further around Morocco.

There are plenty of great day trips from Marrakech where you can uncover a different side of Morocco.

Hot Air Balloon Adventure

Discover the true beauty of Morocco’s magnificent landscapes as you rise from the foothills of the Atlas Mountains in a hot air balloon.

Ourika Valley

The perfect escape from the city’s hustle. Only 1 hour from Marrakech, enjoy a scenic drive to the Atlas Mountains through mountain communities where Berber villages cling to the side of hills.

Agafay Desert

At only 30 km Southwest of Marrakech, The Agafay Desert offers so many possibilities for day trips or even extend for an overnight stay in a luxury desert camp.

The Ouzoud Falls Atlas Mountains

The Ouzoud Falls offer the opportunity for some easy hikes with stunning views, lunch at one of the restaurants overlooking the falls enjoying typical Moroccan food.

Imlil  (Toubkal National Park)

Imlil is popular with adventure hikers as it is the starting point for the Mount Toubkal climb, the highest peak in North Africa.


The bohemian seaside village of Essaouira is a favourite for all who visit. With a laid back vibe that is such a contrast to the constant hustle of Marrakech, Essaouira oozes charm and beauty.

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