This day trip to the Agafay desert gives you the opportunity to get acquainted with the stunning rock desert landscape. The Agafay Desert is only 30 km southwest of Marrakech between the eastern lakes of Lala Tuckercust, south of the High Atlas Mountains. During our Agafay desert day trip, you will explore untouched wilderness and trashy areas. The landscape of the Agafay Desert Morocco is covered in wheat, barley, and flowers, but in the summer and autumn months, it looks like a real desert with flowing sand dunes and the bonus of a majestic snow-capped view of the Atlas Mountains in the background. In spring, Agafay offers wildflowers and plants, among other things, which makes it a beautiful and awe-inspiring experience in the desert.
Please note that the Agafay Desert is quite bland compared to the more popular Sahara Desert experiences at Erg Chebbi Sahara Dunes of Erg Chigaga Desert like a 3-day tour from Marrakech To Erg Chigaga or 3 days tour from Marrakech to Merzouga. However, you will need a minimum of 3 days 2 nights for this trip.
The 10 Best Things to do in This Agafay desert day trip:
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Take amazing photos of your partner riding camels with the sunset as a backdrop.
- Get up-close to native wildlife.
- Get off the asphalt track in a 4x4.
- Enjoy a wonderful driver from Marrakech to Agafay Desert.
- Enjoy a full-hour camel ride in the Agafay Desert.
- Explore the dam of Lalla Takerkoust and Berber villages.
- Visit a real Berber house.
- Have lunch in a nomad tent or in a local family house.
- Meet local people and learn about their lives.
Important Note: The Agafay desert day trip prices displayed are estimates and may vary depending on the number of people, the period of the trip. We invite you to ask us for a quote to receive a personalized offer.
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Agafay desert day trip
Your driver will pick you up at 9 am. A day trip to the Marrakech to agafay desert tours gives you the opportunity to enjoy the serenity of the countryside, Lake Tuckercoust, and the Agafay Desert Morocco. The route is overshadowed by lush vegetation, olive, and citrus groves, and passes through the random village of Ait Imur, from which we step off the road and drive through very different realms of rocky desert, barren brown highlands, Bedouin villages, oases, then high hills. With High Atlas panoramas. A few hours later, small green spots appear and you will soon be back on an asphalt road surrounded by old eucalyptus trees. You reach the shore of the lake Lalla Takerkoust, built as a dam, from which Marrakech receives electricity.
Through the small hills along the dam, you reach the Nfis valley, across the Berber village, and reach the home of the Berber family. You can visit the house and have lunch inside. Our trip agafay desert morocco In the afternoon you have the option of a 2-hour hike with Aissa or Ali and an hour hike to visit one of the oldest villages at the foot of the largest forest in the Atlas Mountains. After visiting the traditional olive press, descend among olive trees and terraced fields to the only house on the Nfis River, from where you continue through the forest, the traditional salt basin, to Uraygan before reaching Asni (Saturday market) with views of Tubkal. The highest summit in North Africa. You will then cross the Brahim Start Gorge, Gigaia Valley, and Tahanuyet before reaching Marrakesh.
- English - French - Spanish speaking driver
- Lunch in a Berber House
- Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
- 1/2 hour Camel ride
- Customized & Flexible stops
- Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
- Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos. Et
- No Shopping stops