There are few feelings as exhilarating as getting right off the beaten track, out into wild, wide open spaces, and taking in lungful’s of fresh, clean air on walking holidays that could take you to some of the most spectacular locations in the world. Whether it’s exploring magical coastal cliffs, rugged mountainous interiors, or idyllic riverside rambles, the most essential feeling is that of escaping the crowds, finding hidden trails thanks to your local guides, and simply soaking up the landscape.

Our walking holidays in Morocco get you in touch with the beautiful landscape in this wonderfully diverse country. Explore the stunning splash of green amongst the desert at Ouzoud Falls, or head famous Ourika Valley, both on day experiences form Marrakech, and discover offbeat experiences and locally known trails along the way.

Hiking adventures in Morocco

Walking and hiking are an absolutely essential way of getting truly in touch with a landscape, and the only real way to get yourself truly off the beaten track, and far from the crowds. It’s a wonderful way to really experience a destination, and this is as true in Morocco as it is anywhere.

And walking holidays in Morocco are about so much more than endless desert and empty valleys, even if you do have them in abundance. Whether you’re venturing on a hike into the incredible cascade of the Ouzoud Falls, or into the wilderness of the Ourika Valley, there’s always an atmospheric cafe to rest your feet in at the end of a long day.

Hiking in Morocco represents a chance to see the things that most tourists don’t, Berber communities set out in remote valleys and unique mountain villages, cascading waterfalls leaving a splash of green on an otherwise barren landscape, rivers winding through remote valleys.

A walking or hiking holiday in Morocco is about finding these hidden gems, these off the beaten track locations, and with a local guide, passionate about their home and the trails that wind through the hills, you’ll be sure to find the very best locations and the most thrilling walks.

You can relax and soak up the scenery, let go of worrying about directions or places to stay, and simply drink in the experience of exploration.

Where to experience walking holidays in Morocco

Head to the stunning Ouzoud Falls on a day trip from Marrakech, and discover remote Berber communities and a stunning rush of cool water flowing along an arid, rocky gorge on a day trip from Marrakech.

Alternatively, go from Marrakech to the mighty, snow-capped High Atlas mountains, before descending into the lush Ourika Valley for walks that lead over idyllic wooden bridges and through truly beautiful scenery.

Wherever you head for your walking holiday in Morocco, one thing is guaranteed, you’ll create memories that last a lifetime.

Who are our Moroccan walking holiday guests?

Experienced hikers, people looking for a way to get in touch with the landscape, and those who just fancy getting out into the fresh air; absolutely anyone and everyone is welcome on our Moroccan walking holidays.

Your guides will be experts in judging the lengths and difficulties of each hike, and the experience will be totally tailored to you, so that you can simply relax and enjoy the feeling of getting your legs pumping, filling your lungs with fresh, clean air, and discovering the hidden gems far from the tourist trail.

All you need to bring is lots of energy, a willingness to discover new things and a love for the outdoors. Sound like you?

Why choose Not In the Guidebooks?

We’re passionate about helping people find the most amazing experiences on their travels, through meeting local people, exploring new places, and discovering alternative activities that make holidays special. We do this by carefully selecting partners in countries around the world who are experts in their local area, sourcing interesting people who can guide you through immersive experiences.

We’ve got local partners all across Morocco, from vast sand dunes and wide-open spaces of the Sahara Desert, all the way to the pristine beaches near Essaouira on the Atlantic Coast. Choosing a Not In The Guidebooks holiday in Morocco means you don’t have to choose between a beach holiday or an activity-filled break, you can get the best of both worlds with a unique trip.