Marrakech day trips or Marrakech desert tours are a great way to explore Morocco. You can easily visit Essaouira, Ait Benhaddou, Ourika Valley. For Marrakech Sahara trips we recommend 3 days or 4 days due to distances and there is the option of Fes to Marrakech or Marrakech to Fes desert trips with camel trekking in Morocco e.g. Erg Chebbi treks.

Suggested day trips from Marrakech include the Atlas Mountains, Ourika Valley, Toubkal National Park, Telouet, Ait Benhaddou and the coastal town of Essaouira. Morocco trips, tours and excursions: from Marrakech include Atlas treks with the optional ascent of Mount Toubkal, camel trekking tours to the Sahara dunes of the Erg Chebbi or Erg Chigaga sand seas and cultural tours to include Fes. Authentic Morocco Tours run from Marrakech to Marrakech, Marrakech to Fes.



Marrakech, the most sought-after destination in North Africa, is just a 3 hour flight from London. This colourful and vibrant city, often described as 'an assault on the senses' is ideal for short weekends or longer trips that include Fes or the Sahara.

With the mountains only 20 minutes away, the sea side resort of Essaouira only 2 and a half hours, and the desert just three hours away from Marrakech. So you can easily explore these wonderful locations while you are here and go out on an excursion in Marrakech. While you are on holiday in Marrakech, you can go on a desert safari, or a voyage to the Kasbahs of the mountains around Marrakech. Whether you are on your own and wanting some adventure, or a couple wanting some romance and intimacy, or a group of friends wanting to have some fun, a Marrakech Excursion can really be a huge break from the norm and an opportunity to explore Marrakech and it’s surrounding areas

Marrakech excursions and Day trips include crossing High Atlas, Ouzoud and the Waterfalls, Ourika Valley , Essaouira, Ait Ben Haddou, Telouet and Toubkal National Park. If you are willing to experience the desert, please check out our Marrakech Desert Tours and Camel Trekking, you can choose from spending the night in a nomad tented camp, a Tour in Erg Chebbi Dunes with 4x4, Camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi or Camel Trekking in Erg Chegaga.


Top Marrakech Day Trips & Excursions


    • FROM 20 PP excursion in Ourika valley
    • » OURIKA VALLEY DAYTRIP

      • Duration: 1 Day
      • Departure: 08:00 AM
      • Starting location: Marrakech
      • Ending location: Marrakech
      • Departs daily: Guaranteed.
      • Child age till -12: 50% discount

      Departure from Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains in the company of an experienced guide, heading the Ourika valley about one hour drive from Marrakech, famous by its waterfalls Continuing along the valley following the Ourika River we will experience classic Ourika scenery of palm tree plantations and fruit trees with tiny hamlets, summer homes of wealthy locals and riverside restaurants. At Setti Fatma, a favourite weekend resort of many Marrakesh’s people. Next we drive around the valley enjoying views of high green terraces, surrounding Atlas peaks, rocky village foothills and the seven small waterfalls that surround the village. After enjoying a tasty Berber lunch there is time to explore on foot, following village trails in search of a traditional way of life before we make the return drive to Marrakech.

    • INCLUDED :
      • Pick up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
      • A/C modern car driven by an English speaking
      • Drop off at your hotel or Marakech city center.
    • NOT INCLUDED :
      • Lunch
      • Local guide
    • FROM 25 PP Essaouira Morocco
    • » ESSAOUIRA DAYTRIP

      • Duration: 1 Day
      • Departure: 08:00 AM
      • Starting location: Marrakech
      • Ending location: Marrakech
      • Departs daily: Guaranteed.
      • Child age till -12: 50% discount

      Departure from Marrakech towards Essaouira, the blue and white town located at 175 km from Marrakech it is sea-side city with an old portuguese harbour. Essaouira, the old Mogador, is known for its annual festival of "Gnaoua music", its medina is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Visit the Port and its ramparts, the old Medina and “Scala”. In the Port you can eat fresh fish in a local restaurant. You will have the chance of making a camel trekking ride on the beach. Essaouira is fortunate to have an excellent climate, with cooling sea breezes in the summer (also good for water sports) and warming lowland air in winter. This climate, together with its beautiful Portuguese architecture, has always attracted artists and poets, but it continues to be a traditional fishing port at its heart to this day.

    • INCLUDED :
      • Pick up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
      • A/C modern car driven by an English speaking
      • Drop off at your hotel or Marakech city center.
    • NOT INCLUDED :
      • Lunch
      • Local guide
    • FROM 30 PP Ouarzazate day trip from Marrakech
    • » OUARZAZATE DAYTRIP

      • Duration: 1 Day
      • Departure: 08:00 AM
      • Starting location: Marrakech
      • Ending location: Marrakech
      • Departs daily: Guaranteed.
      • Child age till -12: 50% discount

      Enjoy a journey from Marrakech to Ouarzazate for views of valleys and desert landscapes. We will pass completely through the chain of the High Atlas by the route of Tizi n'Tichka, passing the highest road in Africa, admire the mountains of the beautiful and traditional Berber villages.You will notice the difference between the two sides of the chain: the North maintains a clear Mediterranean character, while the South is much more arid and Saharan. This is marked in the vegetation, but also in the mode of construction of traditional housing that takes into account climatic conditions very different. We will visit the famous kasbah of Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO world heritage site, served as a natural decor for many movies since 1960's. Free time to explore this amazing kasbah and have lunch in a local restaurant.

    • INCLUDED :
      • Pick up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
      • A/C modern car driven by an English speaking
      • Drop off at your hotel or Marakech city center.
    • NOT INCLUDED :
      • Lunch
      • Local guide
    • FROM 122 PP day trip in imlil from Marrakech
    • » 2 DAYS MARRAKECH TREK

      • Duration: 1 Day
      • Departure: 08:00 AM
      • Starting location: Marrakech
      • Ending location: Marrakech
      • Departs daily: Guaranteed.
      • Child age till -12: 50% discount

      Imlil is a small village in the High Atlas Mountains and is close to Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa and only about 1.5 hours drive away from Marrakesh. You can visit the Asni Berber market, walk up to the kasbah and explore the surrounding trails. Imlil is a pleasant destination to cool off from Marrakesh’s heat and dusty, bustling streets. October, when the whole valley smells of apples and clear skies and sunshine dominate, trekking is a particularly enjoyable way to spend a day. There are numerous places to stop for lunch or buy walnuts and apples for your day trek. regardless of levels of fitness Imlil & the surrounding are accessible to all, walking or ride a mule a pleasure of discovering the Berber hospitality and the fabulous area is a great experience that you will keep during your life time.

    • INCLUDED :
      • Pick up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
      • A/C modern car driven by an English speaking
      • Drop off at your hotel or Marakech city center.
    • NOT INCLUDED :
      • Lunch
      • Local guide
    • FROM 25 PP Ouzoud day trip from Marrakech
    • » OUZOUD FALLS DAYTRIP

      • Duration: 1 Day
      • Departure: 08:00 AM
      • Starting location: Marrakech
      • Ending location: Marrakech
      • Departs daily: Guaranteed.
      • Child age till -12: 50% discount

      Early departure heading Demnate and its fields of Olive trees. On our way we will be able to explore the countryside, passing through many traditional Moroccan towns and rural villages. High up in the Atlas Mountains there awaits a waterfall of such beauty, pictures will never be able to do it justice. Here in front of you is the Ouzoud waterfall. Crowned with an almost permanent rainbow, you’ll soon discover why this is one of the most visited sites in the area. Falling over 330ft (100m), the falls make a spectacular backdrop for your dayt rip from Marrakech. Your private tour allows you absolute freedom to explore and discover this wondrous landscape at your own pace. have a picnic lunch or visit one of the many restaurants overlooking the waterfallq. Be sure to check out the wild monkeys living in the trees!

    • INCLUDED :
      • Pick up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
      • A/C modern car driven by an English speaking
      • Drop off at your hotel or Marakech city center.
    • NOT INCLUDED :
      • Lunch
      • Local guide
    • FROM 40 PP Agadir day trip from Marrakech
    • » AGADIR DAYTRIP

      • Duration: 1 Day
      • Departure: 08:00 AM
      • Starting location: Marrakech
      • Ending location: Marrakech
      • Departs daily: Guaranteed.
      • Child age till -12: 50% discount

      For this excursion you will leave to Agadir at about 8am for a 2h30 drive. After your arrival, you will be able to start your tour with a visit of the city to discover its local market where various products are exposed. You will also be able to explore the port of Agadir, which is the largest port in Morocco, and its fish market. Later you will continue the tour by visiting the Kasbah Agadir Oufella former palace which was built during the 16th century by Saadian dynasty. This charming place will offer you a perfect panoramic view of the harbor and all the new city of Agadir, which was built after the 1960’s earthquake. Afterwards you will be led through various areas of the city where you will be able to discover several other hidden places. After this wonderful experience, you will take the road to Marrakech at about 4 pm.

    • INCLUDED :
      • Pick up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech
      • A/C modern car driven by an English speaking
      • Drop off at your hotel or Marakech city center.
    • NOT INCLUDED :
      • Lunch
      • Local guide