After 5 full days of work … volunteers need a break ,change of scene, authenticity, sun, hospitality, culture and well-being. Our Team are welcoming you to the best places to visit in Morocco with the greatest tours destinations. You will explore Marrakech which was named world’s best destination by TripAdvisor . Experience a diversity of landscape ranges from valleys with rugged terrain, canyons with harsh rocky plateaus and deserts of hot sand dunes to date palm grooves ,lush oases and running rivers. As well as giving you an image of villager’s agricultural lives and the desert nomads camel herding ways.
Marrakech to Zagora 2 days Desert Tour
Marrakech to Zagora 2 days desert tour is the most popular camel ride sunset desert tour people do. the 2 days Zagora desert tour is a must do experience for those travellers who do not have the luxury of time and would love to have desert tour experience, sleep in tents and ride a camel. This 2 days desert tour from Marrakech gives you the opportunity to pass the high Atlas Mountains, admire the stunning views of Draa valley and its palm groves, visit the UNESCO world heritage sites, ride camels and spend the night in the camp or under the stars.
Your driver will pick you up at 08am from your Riad and travel through the magical Atlas Mountains and Tizi N Tichka Pass. You will be amazed by the beauty of this impressive pass. The High Atlas Mountains are surrounded by beautiful landscapes and Berber villages. On arrival in Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the largest Kasbah in Morocco and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, we will have lunch and visit the kasbah with a local guide. Later on we will continue our 2 day desert tour to Zagora through Draa Valley to reach Zagora. Once we arrive to Zagora will be dropped off by camels for your camel ride into the zagora desert camp and witness the sunset. Enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner under the stars while locals play their traditional folk songs for your entertainment.
Day 2 : Zagora to Marrakech via Draa Valley, Ait Ben Haddou and high atlas mountains.
Volunteers can choose to do 3 days 2 nights if they want to.
OUZOUD FALLS TOURS
Located by the village of Tanaghmeilt in the High Atlas Mountains, the Ouzoud Falls are Morocco’s highest waterfalls, tumbling 110 meters through a dramatic red-rock gorge of the El Abid River. Taking their name from the olive groves that blanket the valley (‘Ouzoud’ is Berber for ‘Olive’), the summit of the falls is still dotted a number of historic water mills, some of which are still in use, extracting olive oil from the surrounding crops.
A popular day trip from nearby Marrakech, the three-tiered falls provide a magnificent backdrop for hiking or picnicking, surrounded by lush greenery and trees teeming with macaque monkeys. Clamber down the stone steps into the gorge and you can even enjoy swimming beneath the falls, take a scenic boat trip along the river, or explore the natural caves carved into the cliffside.
OURIKA VALLEY TOURS
Nestled in the foothills of the mighty High Atlas Mountains, the Ourika Valley makes a popular day trip from Marrakech at just 30km from the city center. A lush expanse of terraced fields and forested hillsides, the valley provides a picturesque backdrop for hiking expeditions, with its verdant hills set against the stark red rock of the mountains. At the heart of the valley are the dramatic Setti Fatma falls, a series of 7 cascading waterfalls that flow into the Ourika River and make a thrilling scramble for adventurous travelers.
Set at around 1,300 meters, Ourika not only offers welcome respite from the summer heat of Marrakech but makes a popular base-camp for winter tourists visiting the ski resort of Oukaimeden. For the majority of visitors though, the area’s principal attraction is its traditional Berber settlements and the valley sides are dotted with red mud-built houses, camouflaged against the sparse mountain slopes. The main Berber village of Setti Fatma, while frequented by tourists, maintains a traditional way of life, tending to the communal saffron farm and organic herb farm, producing pottery works and handicrafts to sell and serving a range of homemade tajines and breads in the valley’s restaurants. A particularly special time to visit in on a Monday, when the local souk (market) of Tnin Ourika sprawls through the village and a mix of locals and tourists take to the market square to haggle for goods, sip sweet Moroccan mint tea and catch up on gossip.
THE BERBER HOUSE EXPERIENCE
This is an opportunity to visit a Berber village in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and experience staying overnight in a Berber house that is described as a welcoming and inclusive environment which will make you feel relaxed and receive the very best of Moroccan hospitality .
A very nice beautiful Berber house in which you experience a life of Berber cultural life…from cooking a delicious Tagine ,making bread ,take the donkey and walk among olive trees to the wellto fetch water.
More fun comes when you participate in a mint tea competition where you make your own mint tea among others and a certificate is given by a jury from the locals to the best tea maker.
As darkness falls you will have an evening meal of vegetable couscous, followed by traditional Berber songs and dancing led by the local people.
HALF DAY QUAD BIKE AND CAMEL RIDE
This half day quad bike and camel ride tour in Marrakech palm grove is the best way to discover desert and hidden natural treasures of the city passing by Berber villages , palm oases , and enjoying panoramic view of the sunset .
After picking you up from your accommodation in Marrakech , you will join the quad team at the palm grove for a safety briefing . Follow your quad guide to explore rocky plains and desert while experiencing thrills that rush your adrenaline . pass through dry rivers and authentic villages before stopping by local family to enjoy a tasty mint tea and discover the nomadic lifestyle
FULL-DAY TRIP FROM MARRAKECH TO OUARZAZAT AND AIT BEN HADDOU
Enjoy an adventure across the high Atlas Mountains to the Moroccan cities of Ouarzazate and Ait Ben Haddou on this guided, full-day trip from Marrakech. Travel across the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass 2,260 meters (7,410 feet) above sea level. See Berber villages and ever-changing landscapes en route to Ait Ben Haddou, a UNESCO world heritage site, and Ouarzazate, the ‘door of the desert’ and noted film-making location; world known as the Moroccan Hollywood because of the famous films which have been shot there, including the “Lawrence of Arabia”, “The Jewel Of The Nile”, “Kingdom of Heaven”, “The Mommy”, “Seven Years in Tibet”, “Alexander the Great”, “Babel”, “Gladiator”, “Game of Thrones”…
WATER PARK TOURS
Spread over 24 acres (10 hectares) just outside of Marrakech, the Water Park offers a perfect place to get away from the city and cool down in sunny Morocco. The water park has a bit of everything you’d expect, including thrilling river rapids and water slides, as well as a lazy river, splash tower, adults-only pool areas and Africa’s largest wave pool. Young visitors enjoy their own pirate-themed splash zone and mini toboggan slides.
While it s not allowed outside food or drink (except water), the park does have five eating establishments to choose from, including a sit-down restaurant, two fast food counters and a dessert cafe serving waffles, pancakes and pastries.
ZIPLINNING ACROSS THE HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS
Ziplining is located at the foothills of Morocco’s Atlas Mountains, just 30 minutes outside of Marrakech and it is one of the many activities that can be done during a private tour to Morocco. Ziplining in the High Atlas and Acro park activities can easily be incorporated as a one or two day excursion from Marrakech. The estate Travel Exploration works with is a grand example of ecotourism in Morocco done at its best suitable for families, couples and groups.
Take in the breathtaking famous 700-foot gorge and tree-to-tree zip-lining. Morocco adventure travellers can also cross the Tyrol suspension and tight-rope bridges, hike and trek on foot, horse or mule, participate in Berber bowling, archery, falconry and polo on mule-back. To top this off there are Berber weaving demonstrations along with Moroccan cuisine and tea-making workshops.
ESSAOUIRA DAY TRIP
Essaouira is located at 175 km from Marrakech; it is seaside medieval city with an old Portuguese harbor. Essaouira; formerly the old Mogador; is known for its annual festival of « Gnaoua Music », its medina is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. The modern name means « the little rampart », a reference to the fortress walls that still enclose part of the city. A day trip from Marrakech to Essaouira is one of the most requested trips so far, where you could relax from the hustle of Morocco’s other towns such as Marrakech; and discovers the beauty of its medina & alleys. The drive lasts only 2h30 drive each way. The roads are straight mostly, the pleasant climate and the variety of things to see & do makes from Essaouira a must do day tour. You will have free time to explore this easygoing town at your own pace and do some swimming and surfing if you can and meet your driver around 4 p.m to make it back to Marrakech. You definitely won’t be in need of a tour guide to venture around the What similar activities to dolittle town.
If you want to discover paragliding, nothing like a tandem flight to make an initial approach safely. Paragliding flight is available to all public.
The practice of tandem flight is almost similar to paragliding solo. The only major difference is that you make your flight in a tandem paraglider piloted by a professional.
Equipped and comfortably in the harness passenger, you just have to enjoy the sweet sensation of free flight while contemplating the wonderful landscape that pass beneath your feet, your personal driver takes care of everything.