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Agafay Desert Day Trip

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Stop At: outdoorbest experiences, Agafay Morocco

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the tranquility of the desert and the countryside with this day trip to Takerkoust Lake and Agafay Desert. You will be picked up from your accommodation at 9.00am and taken to the west of Marrakech. The route is shaded by lush vegetation, olive and orange orchards and passes through the occasional village of Ait Imour from where we will go off road and driving through a completely different scenery of stone desert, barren light brown plateaux, Bedouin village, Oasis then high hills with panoramic views on the High Atlas

A few hours later small patches of green will start to show and not long after you will be back on the tarmac road side-lined by the old eucalyptus trees. You will arrive to the edge of the Lalla Takerkoust lake built as a dam where Marrakech gets its electricity from. Through small hills along the dam you will get to Nfis valley crossing Berber villages and arriving to a Berber family house. You can visit the house and have a lunch inside. After lunch there will be the option to hike for 2 hours with Saida or Hamid ( not included in the price ) and climbing for an hour to visit one of the oldest villages in the foothill of the biggest forest of the Atlas Mountains.

Following the visit of traditional olive oil presser you will descend between olive trees and terraced fields to the only one house next to Nfis river from where your trip will continue to Ouiragan via the forest, traditional salt pools before getting to Asni, a small town (market on Saturdays) with a view on Toubkal the highest peak in North Africa. Then you will pass Moulay Brahim gorges, Ghighaya valley and Tahanouete before getting to Marrakech.

Duration: 2 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
Marrakesh, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
You will be picked up from your Hotel/Riad.
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Flexible and customized stops
  • Private Car with A/C
  • Entry/Admission - outdoorbest experiences
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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