The Sahara Tour in Morocco will not be possible with a short trip in Morocco. However, the Agafay desert is close to Marrakech and offers a similar feeling. The Day Trip to the Agafay Desert offers a day of relaxation in the rocky desert, with stunning views of the high-altitude High Atlas Mountains. You can also get a glimpse into Berber life in Berber villages.
This trip includes an hour of camel riding, driving off-road, a hike through the rocky hills, and visiting the dam at Lalla Takerkoust. For those who love to ride a quad-bike or buggies, you can rent one to explore this beautiful setting faster.
Marrakech is a short stopover, and you cannot travel to the Saharan Sand Dunes in southern Morocco if time is limited. However, you can take a shorter but still enjoyable trip to Agafay in the “Marrakech desert” for a glimpse of the silence and emptiness of the desert.
Pick up at your hotel/riad is at 9 AM for the short drive to Agafay, less than an hour.
Agafay’s area is rocky, dry, and moon-like. It offers spectacular views of the High Atlas Mountains in winter, snowcapped. The mineral universe is only disturbed by the passing of a few sheep on their way to find grass and herbs.
Unexpectedly, there is an oasis in the middle of the desert. It is a place of peace and tranquility. Even though the desert is so barren, there are frogs, turtles, and plants that can thrive here.
You can enjoy a one-hour camel trekking experience in the Agafay Desert. It takes approximately an hour. You can then enjoy a traditional Moroccan lunch at an Agafay Desert luxury campsite shortly afterward. The famous Moroccan mint tea refreshing glass after the meal.
Later, we turn off-road and enter the High Atlas Mountains. They form a backdrop to the distant.
We visit Lalla Takerkoust’s artificial dam, which provides water to Marrakech. Marrakech depends on this snow each year to replenish its lake. This most visited city in Morocco has a high demand for water with its many pools, roads, and golf courses. After enjoying the beauty and purity of the mountains in large parts, we return to Marrakech.
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Why would anyone take a day trip to the Agafay desert for a day?
The tranquility and beauty of the Agafay Desert are unparalleled. Also, the 360-degree horizon and scale are breathtaking. It is a constantly changing landscape with wells and dry oases.
Which city is the closest to the Agafay Desert?
Marrakech is the nearest major city to the Agafay Desert, making it the easiest and most accessible route to reach the Agafay.
What can you do while visiting the Agafay Desert?
There are many things you can do on the Agafay desert day trip. You can enjoy a sunset camel ride, you can explore the Agafay desert by quads, and you can also enjoy lunch in front of the pool in the middle of the rocky desert of Agafay.
What are your options for exploring the Agafay desert?
The best option to visit the Agafay desert is to book a “Day Trip to Agafay Desert from Marrakech” with SunnyExcursion.com