If you’ve explored the Marrakech medina and haggled for bargains in the sprawling souk, heard storytellers weave their magic in the Jemaa el Fna Square, and dined al fresco on Moroccan cuisine, it’s time to travel further afield to discover more of the magic of Morocco. Marrakech sits in the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, North Africa’s chain of mountains linking Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. Here, the High Atlas range is cut by the Draa River to the south and Imlil Valley, Ourika Valley, and Zat Valley to the north. There are lots of excursions to from Marrakech to the Berber valleys of the High Atlas Mountains which are only about a 1-hour drive from the city. Here are some examples of day tours you can do from Marrakech.