Marrakech is a fascinating city that offers a lot of opportunities to explore and enjoy Morocco’s landscape, desert areas, beach resorts and mountain ranges. Desert tours from Marrakech will let you see the best of Morocco. From Marrakech, it’s easy to travel to some of the best places in the country with your family or friends. You can visit the spectacular Ouzoud Cascades or take on a trekking voyage in the Ourika Valley. Desert tours from Marrakech will take you to these amazing destinations.
Desert Tours from Marrakech
When you’re in Ouarzazate, don’t forget to visit the Atlas Film Studios. Various movies were shot in the place including Cleopatra, Gladiator Lawrence of Arabia and the Mummy. The route to Ouarzazate will give you a preview of the desert on the gateway to the Sahara Desert and a chance to visit the Kasbahs built by the Berber tribes. You’ll also see the Ait Benhaddou, a fortified village that consists of a cluster of clay buildings enclosed by high walls in the way of an old-fashioned pre-Saharan habitat. The houses gather together in the defensive walls that are strengthened by corner towers. The village is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Surrounded by lush vegetation, Ouzoud Cascades is among the most spectacular sights in Southern Morocco. The waterfalls are more than 330′ high and fall vigorously onto several platforms, displaying an amazing show of small water drops that create a nearly permanent rainbow. If you want to reach the waterfalls, you will drive through roads enclosed by stunning kasbahs and through the green groves of Damnate. Witness the exquisite views and lush valleys of the Jbel Ghat and Jbel Azoukri mountains as well as the snow-capped Atlas Mountains.
Going south from Marrakech, you will be treated to a vibrant landscape of waterfalls and valleys and pass the green plantations of Haouz plain with Atlas Mountains in the background. From there, you will enter the Ourika Valley. On the way to Setti Fatma, you’ll get a chance to witness the magnificence of Berber towns built in clay in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Don’t forget to visit an old-fashioned Moroccan house to experience how the Berber lived in the past. You can also enjoy a rafting excursion in the Ourika Valley. Surrounded by spectacular emerald, ochre and red sceneries and topped by the extraordinary outline of the Atlas Mountains, Ourika Assiff’s rapids that stretch for over 6 miles will give the rush of adrenaline and excitement you are looking for.
Desert tours from Marrakech will give you a chance to learn more about the city and take part in some of the most exciting trips in Morocco. With these tours, you will discover the country’s history and culture, people and cuisines. Book a tour and enjoy some of the most unforgettable and fun tours in Morocco. If you want to explore Morocco, Desert Morocco Adventure is here to help you. We are a Moroccan tour operator with years of experience in organizing trips in southern Morocco.