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From Agadir: Massa Desert Sahara Trip with Lunch

1. From Agadir: Massa Desert Sahara Trip with Lunch

On arrival at the dunes, enjoy free time to take photos and explore the sand dunes. You can also experience a camel ride tour. Enjoy a lunch of two meals, tajine and couscous, in a local Berber house. Your lunch will be accompanied by a dessert of local fruit and a mint tea. After lunch, drive to the ancient silver capital of Tiznit to see the walled ramparts, go for a walk in the old Medina and browse the handmade Berber silver jewelry. Hold on for a bumpy ride to the Massa Valley, traveling alongside the 32,500 acre, Souss Massa National Park. After, you will have a chance to pop in to see the fishermen's caves and perhaps find some shells at the isolated beach of Sidi R'bat.

From Agadir: Day Trip to Marrakech

2. From Agadir: Day Trip to Marrakech

Get picked up from your hotel in Agadir at 7 am and take the highway from Agadir to Marrakech. Arrive in Marrakesh after a 3-hour drive, with some stops for rest and photo opportunities while crossing the High Atlas mountains. Meet your local tour guide and begin your walking tour of the Medina, the Old City of Marrakech. Start by visiting the city's most famous historical monuments including the famous Bahia Palace, the gardens of the Koutoubia Mosque and finally the Jamaa El Fana famous Square. At the end of your tour, enjoy some free time to wander through the streets of the local market, the Souk, haggle with the shop vendors and enjoy some local street food.  Afterward, meet your driver and begin the drive back to your hotel in Agadir. Arrive back at your hotel at around 9 pm.

Agadir: Sunset Camel Ride with Barbecue Dinner

3. Agadir: Sunset Camel Ride with Barbecue Dinner

Travel on a well-trained camel with this tour in Agadir. Get your picture taken while riding on a camel by your guide. Have the chance to spot local wildlife at the Souss river. Be picked up from your accommodation in Agadir and transported to a ranch where the camels are kept. Listen to a short briefing on handling the animals before starting on your camel ride. Venture through the traditional village of Aghroud Bensergao and a stunning eucalyptus forest. Arrive at the Souss river, where you can take a break to take some photos or look for migratory birds like flamingos. Head back to the ranch where you will be served a mint tea and Moroccan cakes before enjoying a delectable BBQ dinner prepared by a chef. Return to your accommodation in Agadir after dinner.

3 Days 2 Nights Desert Trip to Marrakech from Fes

4. 3 Days 2 Nights Desert Trip to Marrakech from Fes

Drive through a cedar forest and see the resident monkeys, before descending to the Sahara Desert. Arrive at the traditional kasbah at the foot of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Enjoy the beauty of the sunset on a camel ride across the dunes. At the Berber camp, enjoy mint tea and dinner, gaze at the stars and spend the night in a tent. On the second day visit Merzouga, Tinghir and Ouarzazate. Head out on the rugged Road of a Thousand Kasbahs along the ancient caravan route. This area has been a popular location for Hollywood films, such as The Last Temptation of Christ and Jewel of the Nile. Stop for lunch and a walk in Todgha Gorges and then travel through the Dadès Valley past dramatic escarpments. Dinner and overnight at a hotel in the Gorges or in Ouarzazate. On the third day, visit the town of Ouarzazate, including the Kasbah of Taourirt and the Atlas Studios – the largest and most famous movie studios in Africa.

Agadir: Hot Air Balloon Ride

5. Agadir: Hot Air Balloon Ride

After early-morning pickup from your hotel in Agadir, head straight into the desert via 4X4. While the balloon inflates, enjoy a continental breakfast of coffee, tea, croissants, and orange juice. Afterwards, take to the skies in what can only be described as unforgettable. Soar towards the high Atlas Mountains as the sun paints them in red and golden hues. Peer down upon massive gorges and valleys, spotting Berber villages from above. After 1 hour, you’ll land, receiving a certificate to prove your flight. Once you’re back on the ground, you’ll head to a Berber tent for a fresh, authentic Berber breakfast, before heading back to your hotel.

Paradise Valley & Atlas Montagne: Swimming Adventure

6. Paradise Valley & Atlas Montagne: Swimming Adventure

Start from your hotel in Agadir or from the Agadir Cruise Port. Pickup is at 8h30, driving towards the Immouzer & Paradise Valley road (Honey road), north of Agadir (Agadir to Paradise Valley), an evergreen locale with ever-flowing water. See the tiny streams, mountain gorges, and flowing waterfalls in the picturesque villages. After arriving in Paradise Valley, hike for 20 minutes before settling down for a beautiful time at the natural pools, perfect for swimming and chilling. After the refreshment break, return to Agadir at approximately 13:30.

Agadir: Guided Excursion to Paradise Valley

7. Agadir: Guided Excursion to Paradise Valley

Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and you will be directed to the north of Agadir, to arrive at the Valley of Paradise which is in the region of Imouzer Ida Outanan. Upon your arrival, your mountain guide will welcome you for a half-day in this exceptional environment. As you enter nature, discover small streams and villages enclosed in the mountain and palm grove trails. Admire the mountain gorges and waterfalls that are over 180 meters high. Later, have lunch on the waterfront with a delicious Berber tagine before continuing your trek. You will be driven back to your hotel in Agadir in the afternoon.

Agadir: Sahara Desert Day Trip With Lunch

8. Agadir: Sahara Desert Day Trip With Lunch

You will be picked up from your hotel in Agadir at 8:30 AM. Begin your journey by heading to Sidi R'bat, 1 hour and 20 minutes south of Agadir, to discover unpopulated beaches and sandbanks. Stop at the fisherman village on the wild beach of Sidi R'bat, where you will have a chance to see the fishermen's caves, hewn in the cliffs. Then, drive on a sandy track while looking out onto the Atlantic ocean. You will then have a quick stop at the Oued Massa, a 120 km long coastal river by the Souss-Massa Nationalpark. Here, if you are lucky, you will spot migrating birds, mainly the Northern bald ibis. You will also catch a quick glimpse of the beautiful Dam Youssed bin Tachfine. After, you will walk around the old walled medina town of Tiznit and browse the handmade Berber silver jewelry shops. Then drive towards the Atlas mountains to enjoy a tasty traditional lunch (tajine, couscous, and seasonal fruits) in a local Berber's house. After lunch, you can roam freely in the small Sahara dunes to take photos. You can also be photographed on a short camel ride tour. - Total Distance: 160 km - Pickup from your hotel at 8:30 AM - Return to hotel around 5 PM

From Marrakech: Full-Day Trip to Agadir

9. From Marrakech: Full-Day Trip to Agadir

Discover Agadir, the city famous for its beaches, parks, and shops that guarantee an unforgettable experience in Morocco. Start your adventure at 7:30 AM, and enjoy the scenic ride through the Moroccan countryside. Make a quick stop for breakfast before arriving in Agadir. First stop: the famous Crocoparc park, home to 325 Nile crocodiles. Continue to Agadir Ufla, an archaeological site located in Agadir Oufla, and admire the panoramic views before visiting the incredible Kasbah of Ufla. Then, experience the beautiful Agadir beach. Here, take some time to relax on the warm shores, go for a swim or try out some watersports. Explore the promenades and stop for a delicious lunch. Take a guided tour of the famous Souk (market) and visit a women's co-operative that produces traditional argan oil. Finally, arrive at the Marina and wander along Agadir's commercial port filled with bars, restaurants, and unique attractions. Admire the rows of yachts before rejoining your group.

From Agadir: Marrakech Excursion Full-Day Trip

10. From Agadir: Marrakech Excursion Full-Day Trip

Depart Agadir early in the morning taking the highway Agadir to Marrakech. After a 3-hour drive with some rest stops on the way while crossing the High Atlas mountains, you'll arrive in Marrakech. Once you arrive in Marrakech, you will meet your local tour guide and begin a walking tour of the Medina (the old city of Marrakech). You will start by visiting the historical monuments of Marrakech including the outside historical walls of the Koutoubia Mosque and the Jamaa El Fana. You can also take an optional visit to the Bahia Palace. If you wish to visit the Bahia palace and badii palace please skip or leave the group and tell your guide to set a meeting point with him for lunch (not included in the price). Please don't stay more than 1 hour in each attraction, badii palace and Bahia palace are open from 8:00-17:00 daily and are 7 euros per person per attraction. At the end of your local tour, you will have free time to walk through the streets of the souks (local market), haggle with the shop vendors, and find a good place to enjoy some local street food. After lunch, you’ll meet up with your driver, and begin the drive back to your hotel in Agadir with an expected arrival time of roughly 9:00 PM. 

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Very nice day , we saw a lot of different things . Our guide Elias was top, very friendly. He also got a board and took us to make sandboarding in the dunes , very funny. If your looking for one experience in Agadir I recommend this one .

Excellent! Very good service from beginning to end. Everything was very simple, professional and we were given all the information we required. Thank you for the great service.

Wonderful and fun experience with the most amazing scenery. Very friendly service and they make you feel very safe. Would highly recommend..

Great drivers, guides and experience. The food was delicious and a great view at the Souss river.

Super well organized! We have enjoyed it very much!