Morocco Travel Guide: List of Day Trips you can Do in Morocco

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor May 2nd, 2019 Posted in Africa, Destination, Travel Blog No comments

Morocco is a beautiful country in Northern Africa which is enriched with excellent tradition and culture. It has tours that include camel trek, dirt bike, climate, education, classical and imperial tours. To facilitate the surge of tourists.

Marrakech Day Trips

1. Hot Air Balloon Sunrise Flight (with Berber Breakfast) in Marrakech

Tour features

  • Enjoy a 45 minute to 1-hour hot air balloon flight and see the landscape from a bird’s eye view
  • Experience the hot air balloon preparation, where the captain and his team start preparing the balloon for taking off

The experience

Watch the preparation of the hot air balloon before take-off then admires picturesque Marrakech from the sky for 45 minutes to an hour. Afterward, enjoy a Berber breakfast.

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 4 years

Timing

  • Departure: 4:45am

Cost starts from US$ 265.00

You can Book it here

2. Moroccan Cooking Class in Marrakech Tour

Tour features

  • Make and taste Moroccan classics, including bread and tagines
  • Attend a cooking class in a relaxing, rural farm setting

The experience

Expand your culinary repertoire at this Moroccan cooking class, which takes place at an organic farm in the countryside outside Marrakech. A chef will school you on Moroccan cooking and culinary traditions, weaving in fascinating facts about spices, ingredients, and kitchen practices while helping you prepare a meal. After, sit down to feast on the dishes you created.

Important information

  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Timing

  • Departure: 8:45am

Cost starts from US$ 78.00

You can Book it here

3. Ourika Valley Day Tour from Marrakech

Tour features

  • Explore the Atlas mountains with an expert guide
  • Visit a local home for a tea ceremony

The experience

A lush expanse of terraced fields, forested hillsides, and cascading waterfalls in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains, the Ourika Valley is a natural oasis just an hour from the city of Marrakech.

Important information

  • Stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Timing

  • Departure: 8:00am-8:30am

Cost starts from US$ 34.00

You can Book it here

4. Quad Biking Experience in Marrakech

Tour features

  • Experience the exhilarating of quad biking as you discover the Marrakech countryside
  • Learn about the rich flora and fauna of the region with an expert guide

The experience

Satisfy your appetite for adventure on an exhilarating 3-hour quad biking and camel riding tour in Marrakech. First, climb atop a camel and explore the picturesque palm groves of Marrakech alongside an expert guide. After enjoying the gentle rhythm of the camel, revitalize with a fresh mint tea and then drive a quad bike through the diverse countryside of Marrakech for an exhilarating end to your tour.

Important information

  • Child ticket: Age 6-14
  • Children between the ages of 6-14 have to be accompanied by an adult

Timing

  • Departure: 8:30am/1:30pm

Cost starts from US$ 60.00

You can Book it here

5. Go Karting in Marrakech

 Tour features

  • Enjoy 30-minutes of kart time
  • Experience racing your go-kart against your friends

The experience

You can experience thrills on a major international track, 1.4km in distance and 8 meters wide, making this go-kart fun for all!

Important information

  • Pick-up from hotels or riad is available at extra charge
  • Please allow 15 minutes for check in and set up of equipment

Timing

  • Departure: 8:30am-9:00 am

Cost starts from US$ 46.00

You can Book it here

6. Marrakech City Day Tour

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 Tour features

  • Visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil
  • Admire the port, the market and the jeweler’s quarter

The experience

Enjoy a day trip to Essaouira, on the coast of Morocco. See the Medina, the beach and visit an association of Berber women producing argan oil.

Important information

  • Please bring comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a camera
  • Keep children under your custody

Timing

  • Departure: 8:30am-9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 34.00

You can Book it here

7. Agadir Day Tour from Marrakech

 

Tour features

  • Visit the port city of Agadir on a day trip from Marrakech
  • Option to swim, sunbathe, or go out on a boat

The experience

With 300 sunny days a year and a lively beachfront promenade, Agadir is Morocco’s top destination for sea and sand. Time-pressed travelers to Marrakech can get a taste for this seaside resort on a day trip. Here’s what you need to know before you go.

Important information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • The maximum is 8 people

Timing

  • Departure: 9:00am

Cost starts from US$ 96.00

You can Book it here

8. Ouzoud Waterfalls Day Trip from Marrakech

Tour features

  • Visit Morocco’s spectacular mountain scenery
  • A chance to spot native wildlife in their natural habitat

The experience

Drive into the beautiful High Atlas Mountains on a day trip from Marrakech to Ouzoud Falls, the highest waterfalls in North Africa. You’ll travel through a landscape of rolling foothills and olive groves, and then enjoy free time to relax by the 330-foot (110-meter) waterfalls. Cross the river on a hand-powered barge, visit cafes at the edge of the water, or check out the Barbary apes that live in the lush river valley. With the convenience of pre-booked transport, this Ouzoud Falls trip is a great day-long escape from bustling Marrakech.

Important information

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wear comfortable shoes

Timing

  • Departure: 7:30am-8:00am

Cost starts from US$ 34.00

You can Book it here

9. Essaouira Day Tour from Marrakech

Tour features

  • Free time to visit the city’s waterfront and historic center
  • Visit the city’s medina, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

The experience

Enjoy a day in the seaside community of Essaouira on a full-day trip from Marrakech, and discover an atmospheric medina, colorful bazaars, and a center that bustles with open-air cafes and seafood restaurants. Pre-booking a ride to Essaouira is a hassle-free way of making the trip, with all transport by climate-controlled minivan, and you’ll have the freedom to explore the city at your own pace—with a bonus stop at an Argan oil cooperative along the way. This trip includes pickup and drop-off at centrally-located hotels in Marrakech.

Important information

  • Arrive departure pint 10 minutes earlier
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Timing

  • Departure: 7:30am-8:00am

Cost starts from US$ 46.00

You can Book it here

10. Fantasia Show with Buffet Dinner at Chez Ali

Tour features

  • Experience a piece of Moroccan folklore
  • Visit Chez Ali for dinner and a show

The experience

Enjoy an evening in Marrakech at Chez Ali, a restaurant known for its Fantasia dinner show. In addition to a meal of Moroccan dishes, you’ll be entertained by traditional folklore, belly dancing, horseback riding, or other cultural performances.

Important information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 15 travelers

Timing

  • Departure: 7:30pm-8:00pm

Cost starts from US$ 60.00

You can Book it here

11. Guided Full Day Tour Tangier by Ferry

Tour features

  • Explore stunning views of coastal landmarks
  • Learn about the culture and history of the city

The experience

If you want to enjoy the rich cultural tapestry of Morocco on a full-day trip, then this tour is developed for you. During the tour, you can enjoy the stunning views of the Bay of Tangier and the Strait of Gibraltar.

Important information

  • You must have a valid passport
  • You must accompany your children

Timing

  • Departure: 5:30am

Cost starts from US$ 88.45

You can Book it here

12. Guided Full Day Tour Gibraltar Sightseeing

Tour features

  • Explore the famous Rock of Gibraltar
  • Visit St Michael’s Cave and shop for British specialties

The experience

Discover the shopping and scenic highlights of Gibraltar during this amazing tour. In this trip, you’ll visit St Michael’s Cave, and much more.

Important information

A valid passport is required

Infant seats are not allowed

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am/ 7:20am/ 8:15am/ 8:55am/ 9:20am

Cost starts from US$ 52.60

You can Book it here

13. Guided Dolphin Watching & Shopping Tour in Gibraltar

Tour features

  • 75-minute dolphin-watching cruise
  • Explore the Spanish and Moroccan coasts

The experience

Enjoy an up-close encounter with these playful marine mammals on specially designed viewing boats as an experienced crew navigates the waters of the iconic strait.

Important information

  • Wheelchair accessible

Timing

  • Departure: 7:00am/ 7:20am/ 8:15am/ 8:55am/ 9:20am

Cost starts from US$ 50.39

You can Book it here

14. Gibraltar Guided Tour from Seville

Tour features

  • A full day trip to Gibraltar from Seville
  • Explore St Michael’s Cave and visit the famous Rock of Gibraltar

The experience

Enjoy independently during a relaxed afternoon and treat your taste buds to the traditional flavors of Spanish cuisine in a rustic local restaurant.

Important information

  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Not wheelchair accessible

Timing

  • Departure: 7:45am

Cost starts from US$ 134.30

You can Book it here

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