Walking Tours in Morocco

Make magical memories by trekking through mountain villages, exploring ancient ruins, and hiking to remote waterfalls on one of our ramblers' holidays in Morocco. This majestic North African country boasts magnificent dunes, breathtaking valleys and untouched landscapes - all ready and waiting for you to explore.

Immerse yourself in Morocco's vibrant culture and admire its fascinating sights. We have private guided walks that will offer you the experience of a lifetime. You'll work your way through an expertly crafted itinerary so you get the most out of your Moroccan walking holiday.

We've handpicked high-quality hotels to ensure you're comfortable and well-rested between each hike. And our walking holidays in Morocco are designed to suit all abilities, so the whole family can enjoy an unforgettable adventure. If you're ready to plan your exciting excursion, please get in touch with our experienced, friendly team.

Where can I go walking in Morocco?

The beauty of a walking holiday means you can enjoy the glorious sights and landscapes at your own pace. We've listed our favourite destinations in Morocco for you to explore below:

Marrakech

The colourful and vibrant city of Marrakech is a blend of tradition and modernity. Surrounded by deserts and mountains, you'll be spoilt for choice when it comes to extraordinary landscapes. The 'Red City' is truly captivating and packed with rich, diverse culture, not least the characterful, bustling marketplace of Jemaa El-Fna square.

Essaouira

This fortified port is a must-visit on your walking holiday in Morocco. Essaouira is known as the 'Wind City of Africa' for the breeze that comes in off the Atlantic. You can wander the palm-lined avenues of its medina, the perfect place to unwind after a long day of hiking. Take part in the array of activities on offer, including surfing, yoga, and cooking, and enjoy a guided tour of the port.

Mount Toubkal

Hike the highest mountain in North Africa at 4,167m. With enchanting landscapes and winding mule tracks, prepare for rewarding panoramic views of tranquil valleys as you make your way to the summit, which is a truly unforgettable experience.

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High Atlas & Mount Toubkal - With Private Guide
Morocco

High Atlas & Mount Toubkal - With Private Guide

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to North Africa's highest summit, Mount Toubkal. Our walking trip with a private guide takes you through traditional Berber villages and untouched landscapes, with spare time to explore the vibrancy of Marrakech.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07MC
  • Holiday typePrivate guided walk
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From US$2379per person, tour only
  • NEW FOR 2024  
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts, four lunches & five dinners
  • Led by experienced local guide
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
Atlas Panorama
Morocco

Atlas Panorama

Experience colourful Marrakech and peaceful mountain walks in Morocco. This trip gives a perfect insight into buzzing Marrakech with varied walks in the High Atlas Mountains.

DEPARTURE MONTHS

JFMAMJJASOND

  • Holiday codeW07MO
  • Holiday typeGuided walking
  • Duration7 nights, hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • Excellent for
  • From US$1125per person, tour only
  • All breakfasts, three lunches and four dinners All accommodation Tour leader throughout Free arrival and departure transfers for everyone

Frequently asked questions

Is Morocco good for walking?

Yes! Morocco is an excellent walking destination and caters to all abilities. Our handpicked walking tours feature well-established routes and trails on which you can admire the enchanting scenery for miles around. You can explore the various locations and enjoy a spot of sightseeing all at your own pace.

What should I pack for my walking holiday in Morocco?

We recommend packing suitable walking clothes, boots, and sunglasses at the minimum, but you could also include:

  • Light jacket
  • Sun hat/cap
  • High SPF sun protection
  • Water bottles and/or hydration systems
  • Small backpack for carrying essentials
  • Basic first aid kit and any additional medication
  • Snacks
  • Wallet with foreign currency cash
  • Compass, notepad, and pencil

What should I wear for my walking holiday in Morocco?

Dress for warm, humid conditions when walking in Morocco. So, we recommend wearing comfortable, breathable clothing, along with sturdy walking boots. Don't forget to wear a hat, sunglasses, and plenty of SPF to stay protected from the sun.

What is the best month to walk in Morocco?

We advise that you book your walking tour in Morocco between mid-to-late spring and early autumn (April to September). The weather is warm and pleasant and you'll get to admire the diverse, vibrant landscapes during these months. Springtime in particular offers brilliant displays of wildflowers bursting through after their winter hiatus.

What is the most beautiful part of Morocco?

Exotic Morocco has a rich history and a variety of cultures. The country is full of stunning architecture, jaw-dropping landscapes and fascinating historical sites. While there are many scenic wonders in Morocco, one of the most captivating parts is the Berber villages among the High Atlas mountain range, where you'll find Mount Toubkal – the highest peak in the country.

How many days do you need in Morocco?

Our walking holidays in Morocco offer seven-night stays, giving you plenty of time to explore the destinations at your leisure. Feel free to spend your days sightseeing, immersing yourself in the local culture, or simply admiring the scenery.

Is customer service available 24/7 in Morocco while on holiday?

Yes – we're available 24/7 for all our customers on holiday. We have an overseas team of experienced reps, local partners and hoteliers who are ready to assist with any problems or queries you may have during your walking holiday.

Why choose Headwater for your walking holiday in Morocco?

We have nearly 40 years of experience in the travel industry, creating expertly crafted itineraries for our adventurous customers. We want to provide you and your family with long-lasting memories, which is why our walking holidays offer trips to remember. Plan your next holiday and book online with us today.

  • Happy travellers: We offer excellent customer service and this is shown by our 4.6 rating on Feefo.

  • Thrilling destinations: We use a five-step approval process to find only the best destinations for our holidaymakers. Each hotel on your walking route is handpicked, complete with hosts to take care of you during your stay.

  • We'll arrange your flights: That's right. We'll take care of the entire booking process, including your flights. We want you to have a smooth, hassle-free experience from start to finish.

  • Award winners: We've received British Travel Awards for Best Travel Company to Central/Western Europe and Best Company for UK Breaks Holidays.

  • ABTA- and ATOL-protected: You can rest assured that your walking holiday in Morocco is well-protected. Be sure to check your key rights when booking with us.

  • Sustainability: We're striving to reduce the impact our tours have on the environment by working towards becoming Nature Net Positive. Running sustainable tours is part of our People, Places & Planet plan.

  • Community support: We've set up The Exodus Travels Foundation to make a difference in disaster relief and social and conservation causes around the world.
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