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Marrakech Day Trips & Desert Tours

A great selection of day trips to relaxe and explore Morocco with a professional team
Our day trips are private or composed of a small group (6 people max, 4 recommended). We offer high quality tours with maximum attention from your English speaking driver/guide. We avoid marketing large group tours because we believe the quality of the tours do not meet with our standards and policy and usually rely on forced shopping and unexpected extra charges during the trips. Contact us to get a detailed quote on the prices and inclusions of any day trip or desert tour based on your number, date and interests.

Popular day trips

marrakech sightseeing tour

Marrakech Sightseeing tour

Explore the hidden gems of the red city with a professional certified guide speaking the language of your preference and a comfy 4x4 at your disposal to move between the distant attractions without the hustle of forced shopping at every corner. Immerse yourself in the charm, history and architecture of the ancient Marrakech, from Palaces, Medersas and through the Medina's souks to Marjorelle gardens ...

  • Duration: 9am ~ 4pm
  • Special inclusions: Certified local guide
imlil & Atlas mountains

Imlil & Atlas mountains

Dive into the heart of berber lifestyle and nature. Go by car until the foothils of the Atlas mountains and stop for beautiful scenery and the weekly market of Asni on saturdays, then ride the mules and go through a wondeful path with vibrant green colors and unmatched peaceful ambiance until you reach the village of Aroumd, where you will be welcomed by a berber family to enjoy a lunch at a wonderful terrace with an amazing view over the whole valley.

  • Duration: 9am ~ 4pm
  • Special inclusions: Lunch at a berber house + Mule ride + Weekly market on saturdays
Ourika valley day trip

Ourika Valley

The closest day trip from Marrakech, at only 65km from the ocher city, Ourika offers a completly different landscape and climate. After a couple of stops on the road to appreciate the variant scenery, and a visit to a traditional berber house, you will arrive to Setti Fatma, where your guide will take you on quite a challenging but refreshing hike (good shoes are recommended)

  • Duration: 9am ~ 4pm
  • Special inclusions: Local guide during the hike
Ait benhaddou day trip

Ait Benhaddou & Telouet

This day trip will take you back in time and history to discover the ancient villages and Kasbahs once owned by the landlords of Morocco, established at strategic points on the passage of the caravanes transporting goods from the deep Sahara to the north of Morocco and beyond. Splendid Kasbahs and villages mirroring the wealth and power of the inhabitant tribes, but also the fine works of ancient architecture defying the erosion of nature and time.

  • Duration: 8am ~ 6pm
  • Special inclusions: Local guide + Lunch + Telouet Kasbah
Agafay desert

Agafay desert & Amezmiz

From beautiful green and rocky valleys of Amezmiz, to the vaste plain of the Takerkouste lake then off to the barren plateau of Agafay, this is one of the most varried day trips from Marrakech in matter of landscapes, enjoy some offroading in an A/C comfortable car. If you want to pump some adrenaline in your body, book a quad ride and bring out the adventurous you, and take some stunning pictures that would look incredible even with a regular phone camera.

  • Duration: 9am ~ 4pm
  • Possible extras: 2 hours Quad ride
Palmeraie with camel ride

Palmeraie with camel ride

If you don't have enough time to visit the deep and far desert of Morocco but still want to experience the camel ride and a wonderful sunset in a palmgrove, this is your answer. This excursions can be combined with any other activity or day trip as it starts 1 hour prior to the sunset and lasts for about 2 hours. Enjoy a cup of tea with the cameleers and take loads of pictures with provided scarfs under the setting red sun over the majestic palm trees

  • Duration: 6;30pm ~ 8:30pm
  • special inclusions: Tea with the locals + Scarfs for pictures

Marrakech Day Trips has been developing a large selection of Marrakech Excursions and Marrakech desert tourssince 2002. These tours cover all the tourist attractions and cities of Morocco in order to allow individual and group travelers to discover the authentic side of Morocco with its deserts, valleys, coasts and atlas mountains. Our tours and day trips are also well chosen to offer a real contact with the people, whether you take a desert tour to meet the nomads of the Sahara, or take a day trip to one of the valleys to have some mint tea with the berbers of the heights, you will definitely appreciate the ambiance, the hospitality and the warmth of the deep Morocco with us. Marrakech Day Trips is always innovating to create tailor made tours for all ranges and budgets, from fancy luxurious tours to low-cost and shared group trips, but always making sure to deliver a professional service in all its aspects. We provide independent travelers with daily Morocco vacation ideas and activities to do in Marrakech, Fes , Meknes and the rest of Morocco. This includes sightseeing tours, cultural heritage background, desert tours starting from all cities, one day trips to the attractions surrounding Marrakech such us Atlas mountains day trip, Ouzoud Waterfalls, Ait Benhaddou and Essaouira. The most popular activities we organize are Camel rides (they are automatically included in all our desert tours), Buggy rides, Quad rides and more. We also organize some beautiful trekking adventures, we have carefully chosen the best routes to push your muscles and lungs to the limit, whil enjoying the fresh and cool air the Atlas heights, and getting an inside look and feel of the berber lifestyle. This is truly the best way to be one with Nature.

Marrakech Desert tours

Check out our desert tours starting from Marrakech, Agadir and Fes

zagora desert tour

From 120€pp

2 days zagora desert tour

2 days 1 night
merzouga desert tour

From 200€pp

merzouga desert tour

3 days 2 night
chegaga desert tour from marrakech

From 240€

Chegaga desert tour

3 days 2 nights
Merzouga 4 days desert tour

From 240€

Merzouga 4 days tour

4 days 3 nights
Marrakech to Fes desert tour

From 220€

Fes via Desert

3 days 2 nights
imperial cities tour

From 350€

Imperial cities

6 days 5 nights


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Palmeraie camel ride

Take a half day out of Marrakech, ride camels and drink mint tea & witness majestic sunset.

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New Years Eve tour

Take an awesome trip to the desert of Merzouga and celebrate the new years eve in the dundes.

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Vegan tours

We offer vegan tours with vegan food and no animals included. Go Green !!

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