Little Desert & Off Road Adventure
On this exciting 4x4 tour we head south from Marrakech to the Agafay Desert (also known as the Marrakech Desert due to its closeness to the Red City). Within an hour of leaving the city you'll arrive in a surreal landscape of rolling stone plains, contorted river valleys, lush palm-lined oases and steep sandy summits. Stop for wonderful views of High Atlas Mountains , see villages and learn about Berbers and their culture. Drive off-Road on a Quad -bike or buggy to explore this fascinating area. Head off-road to narrow valleys that shelter traditional Berber villages. Discover the Nfis Valley, hike to a nearby village for lunch in a local home, and wind along isolated tracks towards the Asni Village and back to Marrakech.
Drive to Agafay
Your driver will pick you up at 09am, Marrakech to Agafay Desert day trip will give you the chance to enjoy the tranquility of the countryside. The route is shaded by lush vegetation, olive and orange orchards and passes through the occasional village of Ait Imour from where we will go off road and driving through a completely different scenery of stone desert, barren light brown plateaux, Bedouin village, Oasis then high hills with panoramic views on the High Atlas
A few hours later small patches of green will start to show and not long after you will be back on the tarmac road side-lined by the old eucalyptus trees. You will arrive to the edge of the Lalla Takerkoust lake built as a dam where Marrakech gets its electricity from.
Lunch in a Berber House
Continue through small hills along the dam you will get to Nfis valley crossing Berber villages and arriving to a Berber family house. You can visit the house and have a lunch inside.
Return to Marrakech
Continue to Ouirgan via the forest, traditional salt pools before getting to Asni, a small town (market on Saturdays) with a view on Toubkal the highest peak in North Africa. Then you will pass Moulay Brahim gorges, Ghighaya valley and Tahanouete before getting to Marrakech. Drop off at your accommodation.
- Private A/C Vehicle, 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser + fuel
- English/French/Spanish speaking driver during the tour
- Pick up & Drop off at your Marrakech accommodation
- Lunch in a Berber House
- Free time to explore the sites, Breaks for photos,..Etc
- Customized & Flexible stops
- No Shopping stops
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