Marrakech is amazing but even the hardcore fans of the city look for alternative activities to do after a few days in the red city. What is perfect is that you can use Marrakech as your base while spending time discovering the surrounding areas. Doing a day trip from Marrakech is a perfect way to escape the hectic Medina and possibly the heat if you’re traveling in the summer months. You will experiencing a completely different side of Morocco.
Morocco is such an exotic and exciting destinations so a few day trips from Marrakech should definitely be part of your Morocco itinerary. And when it comes to day trips, there are many options for everyone and for every budget.
Fancy the beach, or do you prefer some incredible mountain landscapes? What about fortified citadels and ksars or chasing waterfalls?
When planning a trip to Marrakech we always suggest you spend 2-3 days in the city and do at least 1 day trip to discover the Atlas Mountains, the coastal town of Essaouira or the the Kasbahs and film studios in Ouarzazate.
Other favourites for day trips out of Marrakech are the Ouzoud Waterfalls , Ait Ben Haddou. A typical day tour will leave from Marrakech at around 8 to 9 am and return about 6 to 8 p.m.
When deciding on the best day trip from Marrakech it depends on what your expectations and needs are.
- Are you looking for an active day trip or for a relaxing one?
- Do you want to go alone or join a group of people?
- What is your budget for your day trip?
- How long are you prepared to go by car for the day?
- Do want the help of an experienced guide for the whole day or do you just need a driver?
Have a look through all our options for day trips from Marrakech and contact us to tailor make your optimal holiday!