Private Marrakech Day Trips

Carefully hand-picked Marrakech day tours for independent discerning travelers

Most Popular Marrakech Tours & Activities

4x4 Day trip to the Atlas Mountains

Experience the best of the Atlas Mountains on a full-day tour from Marrakech. Explore the lush green valleys of Toubkal National Park and discover the hidden secrets of the adobe Berber villages.

From €40 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good769 Reviews4.9

Marrakech to Essaouira Private Tour

Embark on a journey from Marrakech to the charming seaside town of Essaouira. Explore its bustling fishermen's port, take a walk on the beach, and stroll through the old Medina.

From €27 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good893 Reviews4.9

Day Trip to Agafay Desert

Take a day trip from Marrakech to the Agafay Desert and enjoy the magnificent scenery. Travel by 4x4 and ride camels through the desert hills.

From €50 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good712 Reviews4.9

Sunset Camel Ride in Agafay Desert

Take in the stunning sunset view from atop a camel in the Agafay Desert, with the snow-covered Atlas Mountains on the horizon, and enjoy a cup of refreshing mint tea in a nomad's tent.

From €29 /per person
  • Hald a day
  • Good798 Reviews4.8

Marrakech to Casablanca Day Tour

Embark on a full-day trip from Marrakech to Casablanca and explore everything this vibrant city has to offer. Stroll through its lively streets, and admire Hassan II Mosque.

From €70 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good326 Reviews4.7

Quad Biking in Agafay Desert

Ride your quad bike across the desert terrain of Agafay, exploring dunes-like hills, and dry rivers, and enjoy a refreshing cup of mint tea.

From €45 /per person
  • Half Day
  • Good602 Reviews4.9

Ouarzazate & Kasbah Ait Ben Hadou

Get a glimpse of Morocco's Sahara desert and the legendary Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou on this private one-day trip from Marrakech to Ouarzazate.

From €21 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good613 Reviews4.7

Marrakech to Ouzoud Cascades Tour

Admire Morocco's most visited site on a private day trip to the Ouzoud waterfalls from Marrakech. Enjoy a peaceful day in the wilderness and watch Barbary Apes in their natural habitat.

From €27 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good702 Reviews4.7

Ourika Valley Tour from Marrakech

Experience the beauty of Ourika Valley on a private day trip from Marrakech. Admire the lush green valleys and scenic mountain views as you drive through the High Atlas Mountains.

From €20 /per person
  • 1 Day
  • Good712 Reviews4.8
Private Marrakech tours

Book the Most Popular Day Trips from Marrakech

If you are visiting Marrakech, you will not lack ideas on the best things to do in Marrakech, considering everything Marrakech offers in terms of day tours and activities. Besides your hotel swimming pool, you’re unlikely to find peaceful moments during your stay in the city, which is impressive at times but can be overwhelming at others. For that reason, you might be willing to take a day trip from Marrakech to the surrounding Atlas Mountains and natural attractions. When you believe that it is time to explore what’s beyond Marrakech Medina on a day trip, there is a bit out there for every traveler: Are you an adrenaline addict? Go for
a half-day quad bike adventure in Agafay Desert, one of the hidden gems located on the outskirts of Marrakech.

Are you a nature lover? Take a walk in Toubkal National Park on our 4×4  day trip to the Atlas Mountains to explore traditional Berber Villages or a private tour to the stunning Ouzoud falls and admire the local life. For beach lovers, We have thought of a cozy port city of Essaouira on the Atlantic coast to enjoy a city tour, try local delicacies, and maybe some water sports in the Atlantic Ocean.

Why book your Marrakech Day Tours with us?

Our private day trips are operated by the most reviewed Marrakech tour company, on private transportation, driven by skilled English-speaking drivers in modern A/C vans or jeeps. Please see our extensive list of day trips and activities above, all of which depart from Marrakech daily and have flexible departure and return times. Our prices for private day trips from Marrakech are the most competitive on the market from a licensed tour company. You will save money if you choose Marrakech Desert Trips for your Marrakech Tours because you will avoid the middlemen. Some tours include lunch and local guides, while others do not. When possible, we prefer to give our clients the option of visiting a local café; if this is not possible, local food in authentic settings (Berber house, tented desert camp) will be served. When it comes to local guides, we select the most knowledgeable and friendly individuals who will assist you in getting the most out of your day trip. So, what are you waiting for to book one of our private Marrakech tours? Relax, buckle up, and leave the rest to us!

Flexibility, tailor-made tours & insider knowledge are what make our Marrakech tours unique

Have you got something else in mind? We can accommodate your special requests to help you choose the best things to do in Marrakech. Thinking outside the box makes us so unique when it comes to organizing your Marrakech day trips. Our private Marrakech excursions and adventure activities are organized using modern A/C vehicles driven by English and French-speaking drivers/guides who know Marrakech and its surroundings like the back of their hands. Our private day trips are designed for bespoke travelers who want to take full advantage of their time, with all the flexibility behind them and their ability to escape the crowds and get off the beaten track. So please sit back, relax, and enjoy your Marrakech excursions with your best Marrakech Tours organizer: MARRAKECH DESERT TRIPS.

What is the best day trip from Marrakech to choose from?

High Atlas Mountains Tour

No one can argue that a day trip to the Atlas Mountains is one of the best day trips to take in Marrakech. Whether you choose the longer tourist trail to the Unesco world heritage site of Ait Ben Haddou at the gates of the Sahara desert, or the shorter Atlas Mountains day trip to Toubkal National Park and Agafay Desert, you will have an amazing experience. You will immerse in local culture, visit local villages in Imlil Valley, treat yourself to delicious lunch and Moroccan tea offered by a Berber family, and enjoy camel rides with gorgeous backdrops of Agafay Desert.


Essaouira Tour

Our second favorite day trip is Essouira: You will leave Marrakech behind to the port city past local villages and Argan forest. Half way, you will enjoy a Berber breakfast, and take photos of goats climbing Argan trees, and learn how Berber women argan extract the Argan oil. Once arrived at the coastal town, meet your local guide who will take you for a brief introduction of the Medina with its Jewish quarter, art galleries, and help you pick one of the many restaurants in the harbor for a seafood lunch.

Agafay Desert Tour

If you visit Marrakech on a short break, and you are lacking time to visit the Sahara desert, one of the best tours we offer is and day trip from Marrakech to Agafay Desert. This private tour can be combined with the High Atlas mountains, camel rides, and quad biking. Please note that there are no sand dunes in Agafay desert, but only a small palm oasis and some olive trees. The arid hills definitely look like sand dunes, but it is definitely a rock desert.

Ouzoud falls Tour

Located at the foothills of the Middle Atlas Mountains, Ouzoud falls day trip will introduce you to small villages outside the city of Marrakech, as well as the highest waterfalls in North Africa dug by Al Abid River. Trek down to the Ouzoud falls pond and enjoy mint tea and Berber lunch with ouzoud cascades' gorgeous backdrop.

Other Marrakech Tours & activities

When it comes to adventure activities, we offer quad biking and camel ride in the palm groves outside Marrakech, or the balloon ride in Jbilet.
Moroccan food tour and a guided tour of Marrakech Medina accompanied by a skillful local guide can also be organized on request. All our private tours include hotel pickup and drop off.
If you are interested in multi day tours to the Sahara desert, please visit our Sahara desert tours page. We offer the best Marrakech transportation in modern vehicles, and free cancellation if you change your travel plans due to COVID19 travel restrictions.