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Marrakech Day Trips & Excursions

Marrakech Quad biking

There's not a lot of activities to do in the Marrakech desert but quad biking is without a doubt one of the most adrenalin-pumping activities that you can partake in. The quad bikes are perfect for powering through the rugged desert terrain at high speeds in the afternoon bliss. Before the adventure begins, you are provided with a helmet and a pair of goggles for safety as well as a cheich (traditional scarf) to protect you against the strong desert winds.

Camel Ride in the Palm Grove of Marrakech

A camel ride in the palm groves in Marrakesh starts with a cup of mint tea in the evening as the sun is setting. Our guide will drive you to the Palmeraie, which is a palm grove located on the outskirts of Marrakesh. Here, you will find camels and trainers who will walk you through the art of riding these animals that had been used for centuries in this part of the world for transport across the desert. Once you learn the art of riding and master the safety features, leisurely stroll through the verdant palms and sands as the sun sets on the horizon. The ride normally takes an hour so tourists can enjoy the serenity of the surrounding as well as take pictures to capture the moment. Once the ride is over, our guide will drive you back to your hotel.

Essaouira Day Trip from Marrakech

Famous for its strong winds throughout the year, Essaouira is also referred to as the Wind City of Africa.’ The strong coastal winds in Essaouira beach make it impossible for beach tourists to enjoy a day out in the sun. However, if you are a surfer, this is the beach to visit between April and November. Apart from the surfer-friendly beach, Essaouira has many luxuries to offer its visitors. For those that enjoy being out in nature, we offer lively trips to the fortified Medina during the spring and autumn period. Here, tourists enjoy the rich scenery while strolling through the palm-lined avenues and spice-scented lanes in the town.

Ouzoud Falls Day Trip from Marrakech

The Ouzoud Waterfall is a one of a kind waterfall and therefore one of our favorite tourist destination that's in proximity to Marrakech. This waterfall is located in the heart of the Atlas Mountain and offers a stunningly beautiful sight for visitors. The Ouzoud Waterfall is the largest waterfall across North Africa with a plunge of about 360 feet or 110 meters. For those on a Marrakech tour, our tour company normally organizes interactive and cost effective excursions on the landscape for a selected number of people.

Full-Day Trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou

Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate are towns located about 3 and 4 hours respectively from Marrakech by road. These two towns are popular for their rich culture that you have to experience firsthand to appreciate it fully. In addition to the rich culture, there is no shortage of wonderful scenery in and around the two regions. That is why our Marrakech day trip to these two towns involves spending a night in Ait Benhadou town then head to Ouarzazate the following morning. The purpose of this is to give the visitors ample time to soak in the beautiful landscapes and take part in some of the local cultural activities as well as break the monotony of the long drive.

Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains Day Trip from Marrakech

Visit and experience the stunning Ourika Valley on your Marrakech excursion for excitement and exploration. Our itinerary for the Ourika Valley day trip involves a relaxing drive through the heart of Atlas Mountains. Within the mountain range, we stop at a local village called Setti Fatma and hike our way to the magnificent seven waterfalls of Setti Fatma. The trip to Ourika Valley starts at around 9 am at Medina where tourists are picked by our air conditioned minivans. The surrounding valley and enchanting waterfalls of Setti Fatma offer a large area for exploration as well as photo opportunities. After the day of exhilaration at the valley, the tour guide will have you back at Medina before 6 pm.