Marrakech to Agafay day trip

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1 Day




Atlas Mountains

Price per person

1 185
2-22 85
3 65
4 60
5 55
6 50


The Agafay desert is one of the most beguiling and beautiful that can be visited by a day trip from Marrakech. Rides through Agafay’s perfect track are especially memorable. The ride is accompanied by an expert driver guide who will explain the history of the landmarks. There will be days you reach the highest point of the track and then days you hit the low point. As you drive through the desert, you will have the opportunity to take pictures of the beautiful natural surroundings.


  • A comfortable journey through the mesmerizing Agafay desert on a modern vehicle
  • Learning of Berber's new traditions and cultures
  • Lunch break with delicious Tagine under the Bedouin camps
  • Camel riding in the Agafay desert
  • Journey across the dry river to the lake Takerkoust


Morocco is a land of many contrasts. If you have only one day to visit this city then go for the Agafay Desert day trip, which is a great way to get a taste of Morocco in a small amount of time.

The tour leaves from your hotel. The driver/guide will be driving you Southeast past peach, orange, and olive, farms until you reach the famous moon shape arid hills in the desert of Agafay.

You should not be fooled by the term off-the-beaten-track, our route will still give you the chance to see the most amazing desert scenery, and rocky scenes, and our experienced drivers will show you some of the most popular attractions canyons, cross dry rivers and oases along the way.

You will be served mint tea and after that, you should get ready for a camel ride followed by delightful Tagine lunch under the nomad camp.  In the afternoon you can go to Lalla takerkoust which is present on the other end of the Agafay desert. The lake is one of the most important natural attractions of Marrakech and acts as a water reservoir for the city. An awe-inspiring sight, the High Atlas Mountains will amaze you. With snow on the ground most of the year, they are quite a sight to see.

Good to know


  • Pick and drop from Riad or Marrakech hotel
  • Modern 4x4 buses with English-speaking drivers
  • Mint tea
  • Camel riding
  • 3-course lunch


You will not see dunes in the Agafay desert. The area is rocky with dune-like hills.

Agafay desert is not far from Marrakech, it is around 40km away. You can reach there in 40 minutes.

Yes, you can add dunes buggy activity or quad biking to the day trip to the Agafay desert. You just have to contact us and we will be happy to make arrangements for you.

If you want to travel to the Agafay desert then you can watch the sunset, and try camel riding and quad biking. You can also explore Berber villages and enjoy their lifestyle. This will be the experience of a lifetime.

Yes, camels are friendly and they usually don’t attack humans. You can also enjoy camel rides in the desert. Sometimes if you force them to do something that they usually don’t do then they may retaliate and harm you.


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