How much does a trip to Ouarzazate Cost?

The Cost of a Trip to Ouarzazate

Visitors to Ouarzazate usually spend between $19 and $82 per day on average for one person and $37 to $164 for two people. While this is a wide range, the average daily cost averages $42 (MAD424) per person. This average includes sightseeing, hotel, food, and local transportation expenses from other travelers. Your individual travel expenses may vary based on travel style and the locations visited, but if you plan wisely while visiting the most popular destinations, then you'll likely spend somewhere around this average cost during your trip. Further down we have a breakdown of expenses by category, as well as accommodation and activity prices.

How much money should you budget for your trip to Ouarzazate?

If you're considering an independent trip to Ouarzazate, it's helpful to have an idea of the amount of money you'll need. For budget travelers, planning to spend around $19 (MAD188) per day should cover your essential expenses, including affordable accommodations like hostels and budget hotels, cost-effective meal options, local transportation, and affordable activities. For those with a mid-range budget, allocating around $42 (MAD424) per day would allow for more comfortable hotels, dining at typical restaurants, and exploring a range of popular attractions. Luxury travelers, on the other hand, should anticipate a daily budget of $82 (MAD823), which would encompass higher-end accommodations, dining at nicer restaurants, and indulging in private tour options. It's worth noting that these price ranges are based on extensive travel cost data for Ouarzazate from fellow travelers, as well as insights from travel companies regarding hotel and tour prices. For further details on travel costs, you can refer to our comprehensive travel cost data for Ouarzazate.


Average Daily Costs, Per Person, by Category
Budget Mid-Range Luxury
Accommodation1 $9 $21 $43
Local Transportation1 $1 $3 $7
Food2 $7 $16 $30
Water2 $0 $0 $0
Entertainment1 $5 $11 $19
Living Expenses2 $2 $2 $2


How much does a weekend trip to Ouarzazate cost?

Travelers spend, on average, $127 per person on a three-day trip to Ouarzazate. This includes sightseeing, hotels, food, and local transportation. You can stick close to this average price by staying at mid-range hotels and eating at mid-level restaurants, while also paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. If you wish to travel cheaper, it's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities. It's also common for many visitors to have a much higher travel budget, as many high-end hotels and restaurants can be found around town.



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How much does a five day trip to Ouarzazate cost?

With five days in Ouarzazate, you can expect to spend about $211 total, not including transportation to and from the city. It's possible to stay close to this daily average by booking mid-range hotels, eating at normal restaurants, and paying for some entry tickets to popular attractions. It's possible to find lower-cost accommodations, eat at less expenive restaurants, and find more free activities if you want to spent less money.

How much does a one week trip to Ouarzazate cost?

Most visitors spend between $131 and $574 for a one week trip to Ouarzazate, with the average being $296. This includes sightseeing, local transportation, food, and hotels. One week is enough time to have a more in-depth experience in Ouarzazate. Also, one week allows you to be more flexible with your time and money, so you can potentially save money on some aspects of your trip while spending more on others.

Hostel Prices in Ouarzazate

With more than 4 hostels in Ouarzazate, the average price is $13 per night for a dorm bed. The cheapest hostel costs $10 and the most expensive is $17. Usually popular with younger travelers, hostels are a great way to save money while also being social. But not all hostels are the same, and we've analyzed the prices of both dorms and private rooms to find the average prices and best places to stay. You can see more details about the hostel prices in Ouarzazate here.

Here are a few sample prices from popular hostels in Ouarzazate.

  • $13 for a dorm bed at Cinema Riad in Ouarzazate
  • $17 for a dorm bed at Dar Widad in Ouarzazate
  • $10 for a dorm bed at Afgo Hostel in Ouarzazate

Hotel Prices in Ouarzazate

The average price for a hotel room in Ouarzazate is $55 per night. This average is based on our detailed analysis of available hotels in the area. If you want to save money, or if you're planning a more luxurious trip, it's important to look at hotel prices based on the overall star-rating as well as guest reviews. Also, prices can vary by location and amenities. You can see more details from our analysis of hotel prices in Ouarzazate here, and below is a breakdown of hotel prices by star-rating.


Hotels by star rating in Ouarzazate
Rating Number of Hotels Average Hotel Price
5 stars 2 $211
4 stars 10 $65
3 stars 20 $47
2 stars 12 $49
1 star 3 $40

Royal Golf BP 448, Ouarzazate
Overall Rating 8.7
Av Mohamede 5, Ouarzazate
Overall Rating 9.7

Should you do a tour in Ouarzazate?

You'll find a wide range of guided tours in Ouarzazate and many visitors enjoy the convenience of having an expert guide leading them through the chosen activity. Tours range in price from $26 for the 1 Hour Horse Riding Adventure in Ait Ben Haddou to $293 for the Balloon Ride over the Oasis, Desert, Kasbahs, Valleys & Breakfast.


    • 3 days group tour from Marrakech to Merzouga desert: $125
    • Private One Day Tour AIT BENHADDOU and TELOUET via Ouarzazate: $108
    • 1 Hour Horse Riding Adventure in Ait Ben Haddou: $26
    • Royal Private Tour of Ksar Ait Ben Haddou: $22
    • Private Quad Experience in the Ouarzazate Desert: $70
    • Ouarzazate ‘Hollywood of Morocco’ Private Full-Day Tour with Ait Ben Haddou: $206
    • Private tour Ait Ben Haddou - Ouarzazate. Lunch included.: $118
    • Ait-Ben-Haddou - City Tour: $22
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    2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
    For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase. Thus, the overall daily average cost is not a summation of the individual categories.

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