Agafay Desert Day Trip from Marrakech – 1 day

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Agafay Desert Day Trip from Marrakech – overview:

Go on this Agafay desert day trip from Marrakech to immerse yourself in the tranquillity of the desert. Enjoy the refreshing air of Lalla Takerkoust Dam and photograph the beautiful scenery of the surrounding countryside.

Take fabulous photos of your party with splendid views of the often snow-covered peaks of the Atlas Mountains. Experience a sunset camel ride and sip a relaxing glass of mint tea. Taste lunch in the most charming spot in the Agafay desert. And photograph the often snow-topped Atlas Mountains.

Day trip to Agafay Desert from Marrakech – highlights:

  • Travel along the beautiful countryside and the very landscapes of the Agafay Desert
  • Enjoy a sunset camel ride and take selfies with the Atlas Mountains and the sunset in the background
  • Sip a relaxing glass of traditional mint tea and taste Moroccan biscuits
  • Savour lunch in a luxury tent or outside the camp overlooking the Atlas Mountains
  • Stop by the refreshing Lalla Takerkoust dam and drive along the Atlas Mountains
  • Arrive back at Marrakech by the end of the afternoon

What is included in this day trip to Agafay Desert from Marrakech:

  • Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle; 4×4 Toyota Prado or deluxe van
  • Pick-up from and drop-off at your hotel in Marrakech
  • Experienced local Berber/ Nomad English/ French-speaking driver/guide
  • The opportunity to ask the driver to stop for photos or breaks
  • Camel ride for an hour to an hour and a half
  • Lunch with vegetarian and vegan options available

What is not Included:

  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Extras

Good to know about the Agafay Desert day trip from Marrakech:

  • This day trip from Marrakech to Agafay Desert can be customised to fit your individual interests
  • Agafay is a rocky sandstone desert, the Sahara Desert with the big dunes is in Merzouga Desert or Erg Chegaga dunes
  • This day trip involves walking on uphill and downhill ground
  • So, we advise you to wear comfortable shoes, and sunglasses or a sun hat

Price details

Number of persons2 Persons3 Persons4 Persons5 Persons6 Persons
Price per person125 €115 €105 €95 €95 €
Total price250 €345 €420 €475 €570 €

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Day trip to Agafay Desert from Marrakech – itinerary:

About an hour’s drive from Marrakech lies the Agafay Desert. A rocky, hilly barren and sandstone ground at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains. Agafay desert day trip is increasingly becoming a popular day trip from Marrakech.

Start your Agafay desert day trip by departure from your hotel in an air-conditioned 4×4 car. The road to Agafay is shaded by green lush, olive trees, and orange orchards. Enjoy a wonderful drive through many beautiful Berber villages.

Shortly after, we go off-track through varying features of Agafay; stone desert, dry and moon-like ground, green oases, and barren hills with wonderful views of the often snow-topped Atlas Mountains.

You can take a walk in a peaceful setting and disconnect from the hustle of Marrakech. Then, hike to the top of the hills to enjoy magical views of the Atlas Mountains. At the camp, sip a glass of traditional mint tea and taste Moroccan biscuits.

Lunch will be served inside the tent or outside overlooking the hills and the mountains.

Later on, there will be an opportunity to go on a sunset camel ride. Take photos wearing blue turbans and watch the sunset from camelback.

Then, you go off-road along the green oases and flocks of sheep searching for grass. Next, you drive along the beautiful lake, the vivid valleys, and Tahnouete village. Arrive back at Marrakech in the afternoon, which marks the end of your Agafay desert day trip.

Map of Atlas Mountains and Agafay Desert day trip

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