If you happen to be like the majority of the travel informed people you may know that on the map of Marrakech there is a desert bowl called Agafay , but in fear of mixing it to the known or at least read about Safari experience in Sahara down in Morocco it would be of justice to book this travel else tagged.
By booking Private Day trip to Agafay Desert and Atlas mountains Including Camel ride with us, we will gladly showing the difference in both Sahara definition of desert and Agafay identification of the word.
Agafay is a vast flat earth near Marrakech with dry patterns of weather and components that made him the perfect Sahara simulation except for the ups and downs rocky patches and the dust empty space that made people distinctively recognize Agafay desert.
Giving your back to the mountains of the high atlas you shall go nuts seeing people living in a so taught being lifeless piece of the country side.
Your Marrakech accommodation / Your Marrakech accommodation, Airport, train-bus station.
09:00 am / 05:00 pm
Expect your pick up drive at 09:00 in the morning to charge the march to a Private Day trip to Agafay Desert and Atlas mountains and head to Agafay desert the way to the arid place is surrounded with bright and green trees of olives and oranges encouraging villages to live by the void strange contradiction don’t you think so ?
No worries, from there the promise is honored and your empty rocky space shall appear to you with some signs of life including oases and villages and the high rises to view in full the mountains of the high Atlas in a panoramic view.
Back to the desert land with a camel ride and that one will be guided for the mysteries of the place.
Then towards Amizmiz, after leading yourself to the Lake Lalla Takerkoust stop for more pictures to take. will have you witness the lake that made life and vegetation possible before you go for a lunch nibble in one of the local shops/restaurants there, Amezmiz then shows up to you.
After lunch, you will resume your 4X4 to climb a small road to foreign the plateau of Kik, It is now the tern to bow a sight at the plateau of kik rising the agriculture and its shining green, before you go down to Moulay brahim and Asni the central ring of life in the region. Here you will be in the heart of the High Atlas mountains and its wonderful little Berber villages with ocher. It is a moment of intense emotions and a marvellous moment for the eyes
Then lastly arrive to Imlil after crossing it’s berber villages and go in the same round back to Marrakech.
The distance between Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains is 65 Km. the major town used as a base for hikers to climb the Atlas Mountains is Imlil.
Roughly the camel ride in Agafay desert takes around 30-45 minutes.
We had so much fun riding the camel, the sunset was amazing and we loved the dinner and the little performance 😊 would recommend 100%!