Agafay Desert & Nfis Valley

Enjoy a full day trip out to Agafay Desert, Takerkoust Lake, Kik Plateau and Atlas Mountains.


If you don’t have the time to visit one of the most famous locations of the Sahara desert, which are several hours from Marrakech, the Agafay desert day trip, without any doubt is a charming alternative.

Our fanstatic location

Marrakech, Imlil in the Atlas Mountains, Sahara Desert in Zagora & Merzouga.

Local guides

Graduated guides from CFAMM & from Royal Moroccan Federation of Skiing & Mountaineering.

Beautiful Hiking area

Toubkal national park, Tassaouete valley, Roses valley, Jabel Saghro & Sahara desert.

Well-equipped Climbers

Multi languages : drivers, chefs, mules men. First aiders, Health & Safety, Food hygiène.


takerkoust lake

Point A Pick Up & Corss Agafay Desert

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the tranquility of the desert and the countryside with this day trip to Takerkoust Lake and Agafay Desert. You will be picked up from your accommodation at 9.00am and taken to the west of Marrakech. 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

agafay desert

Point B Tekerkoust Lake & Lunch in a Berber House

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. 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.

Nfis valley

Point C Kik Plateau, Berber Villages & Return to Marrakech

After lunch the road up into the Atlas Mountainspassing by a ruins of Kasbahs once property of the local Pasha border the road before getting in to Kik Plateau at 1800 meters high and offers spectacular 360 degrees views and, in the spring, a marvellous spread of alpine flowers. Scattered Berber hamlets greet the view, at the end of Kik the way down, an off road, passing by Berber villages cossing the river, a quiet sentinel guarding the silence of the valley. Past Tahnaoute, the tarmac road follows its course among olive or orange orchards and golf courses to reach Marrakech soon after.

What is included :

Pickup & drop off service

Air-conditioned minivan or 4WD car

English speaking driver

Camel Ride (Optional)

Lunch at Berber Family or restaurant

Mineral Water

No Shopping strops

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