Day trip to Agafay desert Berber villages atlas mountains from Marrakech
This is a Private day trip to Agafay desert and the Atlas Mountains is one of the most spectacular day trips from Marrakech, where you can enjoy trails with arid hills, oasis and valleys. the stunning views of the countryside.
The excursion had just started, more breathtaking adventures and more amazing diverse landscapes are waiting to be discovered. Heading up to the Atlas via Tahnaout Located in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, very popular for its weekly market every Tuesday. Your driver will stop in Tahnaout and take you in a tour through the local weekly market. If you have the chance to do this trip on a Tuesday, or a Saturday in Asni village.
The driving continues deeper into the Atlas mountains and your next destination will be magnificent hidden villages scattered in the middle of the Toubkal National Park. The irresistible lunch cooked and served by locals, itself, is an unforgettable taste that you are trying for your first time
After enjoying your three courses meal lunch in the rooftop of a local guest house with an extremely wide view over the whole valley, a friendly local guide is going to take you for a walk 2 to 3-hour guided tour around the Berber villages and enjoy the amazing panoramic views. Before you drive back down to Agafay desert via a different road.
After crossing a Kik plateau with a stunning view of the snow-capped mountains, you will discover magnificent Berber villages before joining the closest desert to Marrakech. The landscape of the Agafay desert is covered with rare wildflowers, wheat and barley, but during the summer and autumn months, it looks like a real desert with stony dunes running down the majestic Atlas Mountains. A stop for pictures is a must before heading to the lake of Lalla Takarkoust where you can have a refreshing cup of mint tea. The next direction is to the camel ride point where you can set off for a pleasant an hour stroll on the camels.
How to visit atlas mountains?
The Atlas Mountains is a fantastic destination for a day trip from Marrakech. This verdant and impressive landscapes well worth a visit at any time of year.