Marrakech Day Trip to the Atlas Mountains
Atlas Mountains day trip In this excursion, you will have the opportunity to explore the dramatic High Atlas Mountains by 4WD vehicle. This peaceful area is home to the highest peak in North Africa, Mount Toubkal, where you can relax, swim and have your lunch.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Your accommodation in Marrakech|
|DEPARTURE TIME AND ITINERARY||08:30 Rendezvous with driver; drive to Essaouira (181 km)
10:30 Meet local guide for an orientation tour of Essaouira’s medina
12:30 Free time to explore the sites, visit the beach or harbor
16:00 Depart Essaouira to Marrakech
18:30 Arrive Marrakech
Day trip Details
Our adventure Atlas Mountains day trip starts with a 213 km journey by 4WD vehicle through the off-beat Atlas circuit of contrasting scenery. Throughout the tour you will drive through Agafay where the high Atlas peaks form a beautiful background, visit Lake Takerkhoust and then take a scenic drive to the Azzaden Valley via Amizmiz.
We have time to explore a Berber village on foot after enjoying traditional Moroccan lunch at a Berber house. We also have the chance to relax and enjoy the spectacular views of the High Atlas Mountains.
Our route returns us to Marrakech via a dramatic route linking the marketplace of Asni with the Ourika Valley. Clear days provide unmatched views of Jebel Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa (4,167m).
- Lake Takerkhoust
- Agafay Desert
- Lake Ouirgane
- Azzaden Valley
- Berber Villages
- Asni Market
- Ourika Valley
These Atlas Mountains day trip are operated daily throughout the year. Timings are approximations and are subject to change due to group interests, weather or seasons.
Shoes that you can walk in or trainers as well as sun protection.