2 Days
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marrakech to agafay desert tour 2 days - morocco desert tours

Marrakech to Agafay Desert Tour 1-Night

Overview of Marrakech to Agafay Desert Tour 1-Night & 2 day:

This memorable Marrakech to Agafay Desert Tour 1-night via the High Atlas mountains, takes several in-the-know visitors across this desert.

The Agafay desert is around 40 minutes from Marrakech. It isn’t like the Sahara of erg chebbi in Merzouga or erg chigaga in m’hamid Zagora. Because the Agafay desert has no sand dunes. The Agafay desert, its layers upon layers of granite dunes, though impart a similar sense of isolation of emptiness.

Moreover, there isn’t a single living soul in sight save for a lone camel riding excursion nearby. It’s one of the few sites in Morocco where near-total desolation is accompanied by such stunning beauty.

A one-night stay in the Agafay desert. As part of a two-day private 4×4 tour to explore the diverse area immediately south of Marrakech. Such as the rocky desert, the High Atlas mountains, the Kik Plateau, the waterfalls. In addition to Lake Lalla Takerkoust and so many contrasts in just two days.

Join Marrakech Desert Excursions today for a unique experience and adventure on this memorable private two days Marrakech to Agafay Desert Tour.

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1-Night Agafay Sahara Desert trip highlights:

  • Visit the rocky desert during this Marrakech to Agafay desert tour 1 night.
  • Visit the fabulous Ourika Valley, as well as the waterfalls.
  • Explore the majestic High Atlas Mountains.
  • Have lunch with a local Berber family.
  • Visit a local cooperative to witness how argan is transformed into oil and to cool off by the local waterfalls.
  • Explore Tinmel’s 12th-century mosque, sip tea by the Lalla Takerkoust lake.
  • Eat lunch at Richard Branson’s High Atlas resort.
  • Have a walk on the Atlas mountains.
  • Spend the most romantic dinner out in the open, by candlelight, under the most starry sky.
  • Spend the night, either in an adobe house or a white canvas luxury tent.
  • Explore the area, either by foot, camel trekking, horse riding, or ATV quad biking.


Destination     Marrakech to Agafay
  • Private A/C 4×4 Vehicle or Minivan + fuel
  • English/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
  • Pick up & Drop off at your accommodation
  • Camel trek to overnight in luxury desert camp (private tent)
  • Free time to explore sites such as Kasbah, Walks, Canyons, Breaks for photos,…Etc
  • Lunch during the trip
  • Drinks


The Marrakech to Agafay desert tour 1 night, is for tourists who are in Marrakech for a few days and still want to explore the Sahara desert. The agafay takes only 40 minutes driving from Marrakech. This one night agafay desert tours, provides a plenty of Activities, including camel riding, quad biking and buggy excursions. Book your agafay desert trip today!

On the first day of this 2 Days Marrakech Agafay Desert Tour at 9:00 a.m., a 4x4 will get you up from your accommodation and take you to the Agafay desert, which is only 30 minutes from Marrakech. You proceed off-road, past a tiny lake and Berber communities, and you have the option of getting out and walking along the paths. You can also go on a camel ride through a Berber community and drink tea. The trip then leads to Lalla Takerkoust Lake, which is a popular site for picnics on the lake's side, as well as restaurants providing traditional cuisine. Lunch will be served at one of the lakefront eateries. In the evening we drive to Agafay Desert to wach the sunset and spend an overnight in luxury camp.
Explore Agafay Desert and back to Marrakech The second day of the 2 days desert tour from Marrakech to Agafay will start by getting up early to catch the sunrise, then have a traditional breakfast. After breakfast, proceed eastwards to the Kik Plateau, where you will pause for refreshments from a high view point before continuing on to Moulay Brahim, where you will visit the famed holy shrine. Finally, at the foot of the Atlas Mountains, the route descends into the market town of Asni. NB : On Saturdays, there is a bustling local souk worth visiting to see cattle dealing, fresh produce, and real rural life.After a fascinating mix of desert, mountains, lakes, and villages all within a one-day tour from Marrakech, you descend past orchards of apple, cherry, and apricot trees to reach the agricultural plains of Marrakech at around 5 p.m. to finish our Agafay desert tour from Marrakech.
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