Agafay Desert to Atlas Moutains
From the Desert to Imlil valley Day Trip
This is a day trip to the foothills of the Atlas Mountains where you can enjoy trails with arid hills, oasis and valleys. After crossing a forest of eucalyptus, you will discover magnificent Berber villages before joining the closest stoney desert to Marrakech. The landscape of the desert is covered with rare wild flowers, wheat and barley, but during the summer and autumn months it looks like a real desert with stoney dunes running down the majestic Atlas Mountains.
A stop for pictures is a must before heading to the dam of Lalla Takarkoust where you can have a refreshing cup of mint tea.
The excursion had just started, more breathtaking adventures and more amazing diverse landscapes are waiting to be discoverd . Heading up to the Atlas via Kik plateau with a stuning view of the snow-capped mountains, the next direction is to the camel ride point where you can set off for a pleasant half an hour stroll on the camels.
The drive continue deeper into the Atlas mountains and your next distination will be magnificent hidden villages scattred in the middel of the Toubkal National Park. The irresistible lunch cooked and served at our family house, it self, is an unforgottable taste that you are trying for your first time .
After enjoying your three courses meal lunch in the roof top of our guest house in Imlil “Les Jardins du Toubkal” , a friendly local guide is going to take you for a walk through the typic hamlets and the green fields of the area before you drive back down to Marrakech via a different road.
On a Saturdays and Tuesdays, we will stop in Asni village or Tahanaout town and take you in a tour through the local weekly market , find your way through the crow of local Berbers coming from all the surrounding villages for socialising, exchanging goods and animals and buying fresh. Welcome to Morocco.
Highlights Agafay day trip:
- Explore the Agafay Desert and explore the Atlas Mountains
- Admire the village of Imlil
- Camel Ride in Agafay
- Cross the villages of Kik Plateau (Berber village located at 1150m altitude).
- Lunch with the views of Toubkal
- Enjoy a trek on foot to the Imlil valley waterfalls.
- Duration: 9 hours
- Distance: 100 km x 2
- Availability: Every day
- Departure time: 08h00
What is not included:
- Travel Insurance
- Private air-conditioned and comfortable vehicle
- Professional and qualified driver, speaking French
- Departure and return to your place of residence
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel / Riad in Marrakech at the time agreed upon at the time of booking
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Easy reservations: Accepted until 6:00 p.m. the day before (Marrakech time), If you have difficulty reserving or need another service, contact us.