Two-Day Tour To The Infamous Desert Of Agafay From Marrakech

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Take a tour outside of Marrakech to the Beautiful Agafay Desert!

Enjoy Tahnaoute and Asni, and take a short break to enjoy the incredible and breathtaking Atlas Mountains.

Kik Plateau is a great place to feel free and inspired, and in the late afternoon, enjoy the sunset scene on the back of a camel.

The nights and the sunrises at Agafay are unforgettable, and you are welcome to spend the night in a very pleasant, comfortable and artist-designed bivouac.

Departure & Return Location

Your Hotel or Location

Departure Time

Approximately 11:00 am

Price Includes

  • All transportation
  • Camel ride
  • Bivouac
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunch
  • We recommend you to take warm clothes for the night to spend in the bivouac before the camel ride.
  • This tour is subject to good weather conditions.
Safety Measures During COVID-19
  • We are following the guidelines of Morocco's Ministry of Health.
  • Vehicles are sanitized.
  • Guides and Drivers are expected to follow authority's instructions.
  • Staff with symptoms are not allowed to join the tours.

Day 1: Marrakech - Tahanouet - Asni - Kik Plateau - Agafay Desert

Take a tour outside of Marrakech via Tahnaoute. Enjoy the surrounding olive groves, orange and lemon trees, Tahnouate is a gateway to the simple and beautiful Berber nature.

Then settle for a while in a beautiful place called Asni, One of the stunning countryside around Marrakech, Take a short break to enjoy the incredible and breathtaking Atlas Mountains.

The driver will then take you to another beautiful hidden landscape, that is the Kik Plateau, This place is located about 40 km from Marrakech and it is like a gateway to the beautiful rocky desert of Agafay, Let yourself be surprised by the area, which offers you the feeling of freedom and inspiration.

Then stop for a lakeside lunch and enjoy the moment with the magnificent Moroccan landscapes, A quiet and beautiful place to enjoy a meal with yourself, with family or friends, in a natural and relaxed way, In the late afternoon, enjoy the sunset scene on the back of a camel, Like Lawrence of Arabia.

After that you’ll arrive at your destination at Agafay Camp where the friendly staff will be waiting to welcome you warmly.

Spend a special night enjoying a delicious traditional dinner with friends or family in the Agafay Desert.

Admire the breathtaking landscape before spending the night in a very pleasant, comfortable and artist-designed bivouac under a bewitching sky.

Day 2: Agafay Desert - High Atlas mountain - Marrakech

Wake up and relax in the morning to enjoy the sunrise over the Agafay Desert, After breakfast, enjoy the incredible nature of the Atlas Mountains, Don’t hesitate to take some beautiful photos.

Take the road back to Marrakech around 10:30 am and admire a completely different view of the road, Enjoy an extreme panoramic view of the High Atlas mountains.

Don’t hesitate to ask your friendly driver to stop, so you can take photos of the beautiful landscapes, before you arrive in Marrakech.


What are the best months to visit the sahara desert?

The best months to visit the sahara desert are March, April, May, October and November, during these months the temperature is milder, during the months of December and January the temperature is freezing, therefore sleeping at night can be difficult. 

How far is the sahara desert from marrakech?

The sahara desert is located in the south of Erfoud, approximately 560 km from Marrakech, we can get you there in under 9 hours.

Where I will stay during my night stay in the desert?

You will be sleeping in a nomad camp in the middle of the sahara desert, so you can fully experience the nomad life.

I have limited time to spend in Morocco, is one day enough to experience the desert?

Of course, the agafay desert is just 25 km away from Marrakech, this stony desert will surprise you and make you forget the intense atmosphere of Marrakech.

What is the difference between Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga sand dunes?

Erg chebbi is more popular, but both Erg Chebbi and Erg Chigaga have high dunes.

Can i visit the Sahara desert with my kids?

Plenty of families have already visited and enjoyed the desert, so yeah, you can visit the Sahara desert with your kids.

Do you have electricity, and can we plug in our phones?

Most camps will have electricity in the tents and a place to plug your phone(s), however, you should let us know before the trip that you need electricity and a place to plug your phone(s), so we can put you in the right tent.

Do you have wifi in your desert camp ?

People usually visit the desert to relax and to leave the mayhem of the modern world behind, but we can provide you with a wifi connection if you need it.

I'm vegetarian, do you have any special menu for me?

Don’t worry, you will find plenty of vegetarian menu options.

Do you have any advise for our stay in the desert?

Take warm clothes with you, we said that before, true, but we can’t stress this enough.

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Tove Ristilä

Solo Traveller

I arrived at agafay desert to witness the sunset. there is also a camel ride.
A big thank to Redwan, who drove me safely to all the places.

May 14, 2019

Clifford Anderson

Solo Traveller

I recommend this trip. our guide grew up in the area. The scenes were beautiful! but make sure to wear appropriate clothes

January 23, 2018

Bernd W

Family Traveller

My wife and I had so much fun. the guide was an insightful, warm guide who provided all the explanations we needed.

October 3, 2017


Group Traveller

The stuff made us feel home, things were smoothly done, Nothing to complain about, thank you Orel Tours!

April 16, 2017


Family Traveller

This was a fantastic trip from the beginning to the end.

March 7, 2016