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Marrakech Day Trips

At Dar Zaman we can help organise all of your Marrakech activities, day trips and excursions. We work with an independent licensed tour operator to offer private day excursions from Marrakech in a chauffeured 4×4 or minibus with an English speaking driver.

Morocco is considered to be one of the most beautiful countries in Africa and it is well worth combining your visit to Marrakech with a short trip to other places in the country.

Popular Marrakech Excursions

The most popular destinations are the Atlas Mountains, Ourika Valley, Essaouira, Ait Benhaddou and the Sahara Desert. Discover these and other amazing sites and travel destinations around Morocco.

Cooking Class

Join Karima and Hassan for a fun cooking class and gain first hand insights into medina life while learning to cook a delicious tagine.

tagine cooking school marrakech


Camel Ride Marrakech

Ride a camel for 2 hours on a designated trail in the Marrakech Palm Grove then relax with a mint tea in a local Berber home.

camel ride day trip in marrakech

Half day trip 40€/person

High Atlas Mountains

Head to the Berber village of Imlil for a guided walk with a Berber mountain guide, enjoy stunning scenery. Lunch at local Berber lodge.

marrakech day trip atlas mountains

85€/person including lunch

Medina Walking Tour

Private guided historical walking tour of the Marrakech medina including the Bahia Palace, Ben Youssef Medersa, Djemaa el Fna and the souks.

medina walking tour marrakech excursion

Half day tour 40€/person

Essaouira Beach Day

Car-free and clean, Essaouira is known for its fishing port and its blue fleet of wooden fishing boats. Explore the medina, stroll along the beach and enjoy a fresh seafood lunch.

marrakech day trip to essaouira


Ait Benhaddou

Cross the High Atlas mountains via the Tizi n’ Tichka pass – possibly the most beautiful route in Morocco. Visit the spectacular kasbahs of Telouet and Ait Benhaddou.

marrakech day trip to ait benhaddou

105€/person including lunch

Ouzoud Waterfalls

Travel east of Marrakech into the foothills of the High Atlas to the Cascades d’Ouzoud, passing along a scenic route through Berber villages and lush vegetation.

ouzoud falls cascades ouzoud


Ourika Valley Trek

Popular day trip along the cool and beautifully green Ourika Valley to the seven waterfalls at the Berber village of Setti-Fatma. Various local lunch options beside the river.

ourika valley day trip

80€/person including lunch

Sahara Desert Adventure

Spend one night in the Valley of One Thousand Kasbahs and a second unforgettable night under the stars at the magnificent Sahara Erg Chebbi dunes at Merzouga.

marrakech excursion to sahara desert

Price on request

Oukaimden Ski

Just 70km from Marrakech, Oukaimden boasts a couple of button lifts and one chair lift that goes all the way to the top of the mountain – it’s a really fun day in the snow!

marrakech excursion to ski oukaimden


Oualidia Oysters

The Oualidia estuary is home to a large number of bird species and migrating birds such as flamingoes and egrets can be seen here. Famous for fresh oysters and seafood.

marrakech day trip to oualidia


Mystery Tour

Where would you like to go? Is there a place you have read about that we haven’t included in our list? Just ask and we can organise it for you!

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Price on request