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Marrakesh: Full-Day Desert and Mountain Tour with Camel Ride

1. Marrakesh: Full-Day Desert and Mountain Tour with Camel Ride

The adventure begins with pickup from your hotel in Marrakech or the closest accessible point to your accommodation. Head south towards the vast Agafay Desert, admiring the changing landscape along the way as the city gives way to luscious greenery. Arrive at the large village of Imlil located at the foot of the High Atlas Mountains, then pass through the incredible Kik Plateau. Next, embark on a 30-minute camel ride and soak up views of the surrounding landscapes. After your ride, enjoy a relaxing tea break and learn about local Berber culture, as well as their traditions, history, and way of life. Pass through several Berber villages on your way to the Amizmiz Valley, then arrive at Tinirt Village where you can have lunch at a traditional Berber house. After lunch, continue the tour to the Great Plain of Haouz, passing through the village of Ouled Mataa which was originally inhabited by Bedouin Arab tribes from the desert. The day ends with a tour of the Agafay Desert, where you can take incredible photos for your holiday album, and marvel at the rugged Moroccan landscape that surrounds you. After an unforgettable day, sit back and relax on the return journey to Marrakesh, arriving back at your accommodation.

Marrakech: Agafay Desert Camel Ride with Dinner and Sunset

2. Marrakech: Agafay Desert Camel Ride with Dinner and Sunset

Relax in the vast beauty of the Agafay Desert on this trip from Marrakech. Eat a -dish dinner in a traditional Bedouin tent, listen to the silence of the desert, and ride a camel. Meet your driver at your Marrakesh hotel, apartment, or Riad, and head into the Agafay Desert. Drive through the white dunes and see the bold colors of the sunset over the sand. After arriving at the Bedouin camp, experience traditional Moroccan cuisine under a starry sky. Dine in a Bedouin tent around a campfire and choose from 3 beef, chicken, or vegetarian set menu options, each with 4 mouthwatering dishes to share. After dinner, go for a camel ride or swim in the Infinity pool underneath the twinkling stars before returning to your hotel.

From Marrakech: Agafay Desert Dinner and Optional Camel Ride

3. From Marrakech: Agafay Desert Dinner and Optional Camel Ride

Experience the sunset and incredible night sky as you enjoy a magical dinner in the Agafay Desert. Get pick up from your hotel or riad in Marrakech with a transfer, then head into the Agafay Desert, just 40 minutes outside of the city. You don’t need to travel all the way to the Sahara to watch a desert sunset. Arrive in the amazing stone desert and appreciate the landscape and scenery of the Atlas Mountains, including your first stop, nearby Takerkoust for a welcome cup of tea with local herbs at the Argan Operative. Then take amazing pictures of the surrounding area including the landscape of the snow-capped Atlas mountains. Carry on for 20 minutes driving to the middle of the Agafay Desert for the sunset at the camp where you'll sit in a comfortable tent to begin your sunset meal ( Optional Camel ride 25 minutes) . Savor a delicious traditional Moroccan dinner and soak up the wonderful atmosphere as the sun sets and the night sets in. Gaze up at the stars and immerse yourself in the beauty of the desert landscape. After dinner and star gazing head back to Marrakech.

Marrakech: Atlas Mountains, Berber Villages & Waterfall Tour

4. Marrakech: Atlas Mountains, Berber Villages & Waterfall Tour

Embark on a day trip from Marrakech and discover the scenic views of mountain peaks, charming towns, and stunning waterfalls. Explore the small town of Imlil and enjoy a traditional Berber lunch in a local home. Start with pickup from Marrakech and travel towards the Atlas Mountains. Enjoy the scenic drive as you leave the bustling city behind and enter the serene countryside. Arrive at Lala Takerkoust nestled near the Atlas Mountains. Embark on an exciting camel ride, allowing you to experience the traditional mode of transportation. Explore an argan oil factory managed by Berber women to gain insights into the production process of Morocco's distinct oil. Savor a complete traditional breakfast consisting of mint tea, argan oil, olive oil, honey, amlou, and freshly baked bread thoughtfully prepared by these skilled women. Pass by a charming town where a local market takes place. If it's a Tuesday or Saturday, you will have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere and explore the colorful stalls, and interact with locals as they showcase their produce and handicrafts. Stop in Imlil, a quaint village situated in the heart of the Atlas Mountains. Prepare for an adventurous hike to the stunning waterfalls, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and picturesque trails. After an exhilarating hike, indulge in a delicious lunch in a traditional Berber house. Enjoy the flavors of Morocco with a mouthwatering spread of tajine, couscous, salad, and other local delicacies. Experience Berber hospitality and learn about their customs and way of life. Bid farewell to the tranquil beauty of the Atlas Mountains and embark on the journey back to Marrakech. Reflect on the incredible experiences and memories created during your day trip.

Marrakech: Agafay Desert Dinner with a Show and Transfers

5. Marrakech: Agafay Desert Dinner with a Show and Transfers

Travel to the Agafay desert for a unique dining experience beneath the stars. After getting picked up from your hotel, enjoy a scenic ride to a camp in the Agafay desert.  Watch the desert sunset and experience authentic Berber hospitality. Once the stars come out, dine in a nomad tent around the campfire and relish traditional Moroccan cuisine, including welcome tea with pastries, Harira soup, salad, beef and chicken tagine, seasonal fresh fruits, and tea. At the end of your magical evening in the desert, sit back and relax on your return transfer to Marrakech.

Marrakech: High Atlas Mountains, Valleys, & Waterfalls Tour

6. Marrakech: High Atlas Mountains, Valleys, & Waterfalls Tour

Begin your day with a pickup from your Marrakech hotel or riad. Sit back and relax in the air-conditioned minivan as you set off toward the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Admire the grandeur of towering, snow-capped peaks as you head to the first stop on the tour: the enchanting valley of Imlil. Known for its picturesque waterfalls, this verdant haven provides a striking contrast to the rugged terrain that surrounds it. Your guide will lead you on a scenic walk through the area so you can enjoy its natural wonders. For those who prefer not to venture on foot, there's the option to savor a refreshing drink at one of the charming cafes nestled beside the river. During your exploration of Imlil, you'll also have the opportunity to witness Berber women skillfully extracting the coveted argan oil. The journey continues as you make your way through the second valley, the picturesque Asni valley. Taking a secluded mountain road that stands 1700 meters above sea level, you'll soon arrive at the third valley of your adventure: Kik. Along the way, you'll pass through traditional Berber villages constructed from adobe and stone. Stop for a delectable lunch in a typical Berber house. After lunch, explore the final valley, Takerkoust, which features a panorama of lush valleys unfurling below. Admire these breathtaking vistas before getting dropped off back at your hotel in Marrakech.

From Marrakesh: Agafay Desert Quad Biking, Camels & Dinner

7. From Marrakesh: Agafay Desert Quad Biking, Camels & Dinner

Experience the ultimate adventure and cultural immersion with the Agafay Desert Quad Biking, Camel Ride, and Berber Dinner from Marrakech. This full-day excursion takes you on an unforgettable journey through the stunning Agafay Desert, providing a unique blend of adrenaline-pumping activities, serene moments, and a taste of traditional Moroccan cuisine. Your day begins with a convenient pickup from your Marrakech accommodation. You'll travel to the outskirts of the city, where the Agafay Desert awaits. Upon arrival, you'll be greeted by professional and friendly guides who will provide a safety briefing and instructions on operating the quad bikes. Now, it's time to embark on a thrilling quad biking adventure. Hop on your powerful quad bike and feel the adrenaline rush as you speed through the rugged terrains of the desert. Zoom along sandy paths, navigate rocky trails, and conquer challenging landscapes, all while being surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of the Agafay Desert. The vast expanse of rocky plains, rolling hills, and golden dunes creates a mesmerizing backdrop for your off-road escapade. After an exhilarating quad biking session, it's time to slow down the pace and embrace the tranquility of the desert on a peaceful camel ride. Meet your gentle and friendly camel companions, and with the assistance of experienced handlers, hop on your camel's back and sway with the rhythm as you explore the dunes and absorb the serenity of the surroundings. This traditional mode of transportation offers a unique perspective and allows you to connect with the desert in a calm and peaceful manner. As the sun starts to set, your adventure continues with a magical Berber Dinner experience. You'll be welcomed into a traditional Berber camp, adorned with colorful rugs, cozy seating areas, and a warm atmosphere. Immerse yourself in the rich culture of the Berber people as you enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal prepared by skilled chefs. Indulge in a variety of authentic dishes, such as tagines, couscous, grilled meats, and aromatic mint tea. The flavors, aromas, and spices of Moroccan cuisine will tantalize your taste buds and offer a true culinary delight. Throughout the evening, you'll be entertained by live music and performances, including traditional Berber music and captivating belly dancing. Engage with the local Berber hosts, learn about their customs and traditions, and perhaps even try your hand at playing traditional musical instruments. As the night comes to a close, you'll be transported back to Marrakech, filled with incredible memories of your Agafay Desert adventure. The Agafay Desert Quad Biking, Camel Ride, and Berber Dinner experience provide the perfect combination of adventure, tranquility, cultural immersion, and culinary delights. It's an all-encompassing excursion that allows you to truly connect with the spirit of Morocco and create lifelong memories of your time in Marrakech.

Agafay Desert Quad Biking

8. Agafay Desert Quad Biking

The 2-hour Agafay Desert Quad Biking adventure from Marrakech offers an exciting and off-the-beaten-path experience as you explore the stunning Agafay Desert, located just outside of Marrakech. After a convenient pickup from your Marrakech accommodation, you'll be taken to the Agafay Desert, a unique desert landscape known for its vast rocky plains, dramatic hills, and contrasting colors. Once you arrive, experienced instructors will provide a safety briefing and instructions on operating the quad bikes. Then, it's time to embark on your thrilling quad biking journey. You'll rev up the engines and zoom through the rugged terrains, tackling sandy paths, rocky trails, and open spaces. Feel the adrenaline rush as you navigate the challenging landscapes and enjoy the freedom and exhilaration of quad biking in the desert. As you explore the Agafay Desert on your quad bike, you'll be surrounded by breathtaking vistas of the arid desert, with its stunning panoramas and expansive horizons. Take in the silence and serenity of the desert, interrupted only by the sound of your quad bike and the wind whistling past you. The activity is suitable for both beginners and experienced riders, as the quad bikes are easy to handle and instructors are available to provide assistance along the way. Safety is a top priority, ensuring you can fully enjoy the adventure with peace of mind. The 2-hour Agafay Desert Quad Biking experience offers a thrilling escapade into the unique landscapes of Morocco, allowing you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Agafay Desert while indulging in an adrenaline-fueled adventure. It's a perfect activity for those seeking an off-road excursion and a memorable addition to your Marrakech itinerary.

Marrakech desert: Agafay Desert Sunset Dinner Show

9. Marrakech desert: Agafay Desert Sunset Dinner Show

After meeting you at an agreed meeting point or at your accommodation in Marrakech, our hospitable team will be happy to take you on this excursion to discover the hidden gems of the rocky Agafay Desert. Located a few kilometers from Marrakech at the foot of the Atlas mountain range and with its stony hills in the form of dunes, its desert atmosphere and its landscapes rich in diversity, Agafay is an unmissable rugged place to escape the hustle and bustle of Marrakech. After a 35-minute drive, you will arrive at a local camp in Agafay where our team will be waiting for you with Moroccan Tea before taking your free time to stroll around and enjoy the romantic sunset then join the bonfire for a local Berber music performance performed by the talented camp staff with an invitation to get involved in the dance circle. After the show, join the restaurant for an irresistible three-course meal prepared and served by locals (mainly buffet style) before driving back to Marrakech. Notes: 1: Agafay is a stoney desert not sandy but has an atmosphere of the real desert 2: Dinner will be served one hour after sunset 3: Departure time is subject to change depending on the number of the participants 3: It's very important to us to provide your phone number so we can Whatsapp you any updated informations or changes. 4: The weather is very hot in summer and very cold in winter 5: You can upgrade for Camel ride(€10 for 20mins ride) or Quad biking(€30 for about 40mins ride) with extra to be paid in cash at the spot

Full Package Quad Bike $ Camel Ride sunset & Dinner Show

10. Full Package Quad Bike $ Camel Ride sunset & Dinner Show

Embark on a thrilling half-day adventure in Marrakesh with our Agafay Desert Quad & Camel Tour, featuring an array of authentic activities and a delightful traditional dinner. Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing landscapes of the Agafay Desert as you indulge in the following highlights: **Quad Biking and Camel Riding:** Experience the best of both worlds as you traverse the desert on a camel, adorned in nomadic attire for an authentic touch. Feel the rhythm of the desert beneath you. Next, unleash your adventurous spirit on a quad bike, navigating the terrain to discover breathtaking vantage points. **Spectacular Sunset Views:** Witness the Agafay Desert transform under the warm hues of the setting sun. Capture unforgettable moments as you perch atop your quad bike, surrounded by the vast, serene beauty of the desert landscape. **Berber Hospitality and Traditional Dinner:** After your exhilarating rides, unwind around a crackling fire under a Berber tent. Marvel at the starlit sky as you enjoy the warmth of genuine Moroccan hospitality. Indulge in a delicious traditional meal, a feast for your senses, offering a taste of authentic local flavors. **Seamless Experience with Expert Guides:** Benefit from hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off, setting the stage for a smooth adventure. Your experienced tour guide will provide insights into the itinerary, ensuring you make the most of every moment. All necessary biking equipment, including quad bikes and nomadic attire for camel riding, is provided. **Refreshments:** Stay hydrated with complimentary water and take a moment to savor a tea break, adding a touch of relaxation to your exhilarating desert escapade. Our Agafay Desert Quad & Camel Tour promises an unforgettable experience, blending adventure, cultural immersion, and delectable cuisine against the backdrop of the stunning Moroccan desert. This half-day excursion is crafted to leave you with lasting memories of Marrakesh's captivating charm.

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It's a different experience, which is worth having. Just for the atmosphere of being in the desert, the sunset and camel rides are worth the price. Our guide Hafid was very attentive and helpful. Dinner is well served and at the end there is a very fun typical musical performance and a fire performance to end the night.

Excellent! For the price it was a very good and unique experience. The Atlas Mountains were stunning and the Berber village was incredible. The camels was the icing on the cake. Tour guide Reda was great and very friendly.

It was so fun and well organised, our guide Hassan was really nice and friendly and it was very good value for money and included lots of fun things

Youssef is an excellent guide and did everything possible to make us have a pleasant experience.

Amazing guide, the tour was very well organized and the lunch was great!