Marrakech, otherwise also known as Marrakesh, is one of the major cities of Western Morocco. It is a socio-economic hub and host to numerous gardens, imperial palaces, and mosques.
Therefore, naturally it is a highly coveted spot for tourists. If you are planning a trip to Marrakech in the near feature, then let us be your tour guides. We have put together some of the best Marrakech day trips so that you can make the most of your trip. Keep reading to find out more!
Ouarzazate and Ait Benhaddou
Many believe that Ouarzazate presents the true essence of Morocco. Set in the backdrop of a dessert, this particular day trip entails three phases. In the first part, you will be taken to Tizi n’Tichka where you can enjoy the vast natural landscapes along with exposure to the Berber region where you can interact with the locals as well.
Next up, there is the Kasbah Ait Benhaddou that contains the World Heritage Site that contains many historical relics, and you can finish off with Ouarzazate where you can get a taste of film studios, also referred to as the ‘Hollywood of Africa.’
Another popular excursion is the day trip to the quaint village of Ouzoud. Ouzoud is the wildly famous world as it is home to some of the largest waterfalls in the world. Located in the heart of North Africa, it lies towards the North East of Marrakech.
With the waterfalls reaching a height of 100m or so, the view is spectacular, and tourists can enhance the experience by taking one of their boats rides available on the bank of the waterfall.
The Berber trails, laid across the Atlas Mountains, are considered a metaphorical gateway into the historic past of Moroccan culture.
The trails are accessed via the Asni village of Tahnouate and offer up great views and landscapes ranging from the valleys to the peaks. Also, you get to experience the diverse culture along with the more conventional essence of Morocco away from fast-moving city life.
Whether you are a cultural or historical enthusiast, Marrakech presents the perfect getaway with both its scenic and aesthetic aspects along with bustling market places.
We hope that these few day trips will be worth your while and leave you with numerous memorable days that you will cherish for a long time!