3 - 7 night private tour: Agafay desert & Marrakesh - Marrakesh - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Embarking on an adventure tour through Morocco and in the Agafay Desert.
  • Exploring the enchanting souks of Marrakesh, and soaring high above the desert in a hot air balloon at sunrise.
  • Staying in a traditional riad and sleeping overnight in stylish camp accommodation in the desert.

Your itinerary in brief

Admire lush gardens, decadent palaces and a dazzling array of boutiques in beautiful ochre-coloured Marrakesh, before heading to the Agafay desert for a unique experience and an atmospheric immersion in its traditions and cuisine, framed by the cooly impressive backdrop of the Atlas Mountains.

 

Choose the length of your stay:

 

3-night tour

Day 1: Arrive in Marrakesh

Day 2: Free day to discover Marrakesh

Day 3: Air balloon and overnight in an Agafay desert camp

Day 4: Departure

 

5-night tour:

Day 1: Arrive in Marrakesh

Days 2 - 4: Free days to discover Marrakesh

Day 5: Air balloon and overnight in an Agafay desert camp

Day 6: Departure

 

7-night tour

Days 1-4: Similar to the 5 night itinerary

Day 5: Discovery of Ourika Valley and lunch by the river

Day 6: Free day in Marrakesh 

Day 7: Air balloon and overnight in an Agafay desert camp

Day 8: Departure

Your itinerary in detail

3-night tour

Day 1: Arrival in Marrakesh

Arrive in Marrakesh, a vibrant city renowned for its bustling souks, historic palaces, and stunning gardens. The city's medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offers a labyrinth of narrow alleyways filled with traditional crafts, spices, and street performers. 

  • You will be met at the airport exit by our local representative
  • They will give you timetables, the assistance number, name of the riad and one SIM card
  • Transfer to hotel
  • The rest of the day is yours to spend as you wish 
  • Night in a Riad

  

 

Day 2: Free day to explore Marrakesh

Enjoy a free day to explore the medina and its souks. In the labyrinth of shady alleyways and passageways that make up the bazaars of Marrakech you will find multicoloured carpets, silk kaftans, spices, antiques, lanterns, pottery and jewellery. 

  • Breakfast included
  • Night in a Riad

 

 

Day 3: Hot air balloon excursion & Agafay Desert

Escape the city and head out on your 1-hour hot air balloon ride excursion. See the breathtaking Atlas plains spreading out beneath you and gaze at incredible panoramic views of oases and secluded Berber villages, as well as the terraced, irrigated fields of the Al Haouz Plain.

 

Marvel at the incredible mountain range in the background and keep your eyes peeled for caravans of dromedary camels going about their day.  

 

Then head to to the stunning Agafay Desert to your cosy desert camp.

  • Breakfast and dinner included
  • Hot air baloon excursion and dop back at Riad
  • Pick-up at 11:30 am from Riad and transfer to desert camp
  • Night in the desert camp

 

 

Day 4: Departure 

Enjoy your last breakfast before leaving Marrakech.

  • Breakfast included
  • You will be picked-up 3.5 hours before your flight 

5-night tour

Day 1: Arrival in Marrakesh

Arrive in Marrakesh, a vibrant city renowned for its bustling souks, historic palaces, and stunning gardens. The city's medina, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offers a labyrinth of narrow alleyways filled with traditional crafts, spices, and street performers. 

  • You will be met at the airport exit by our local representative
  • They will give you timetables, the assistance number, name of the riad and one SIM card
  • Transfer to hotel
  • The rest of the day is yours to spend as you wish 
  • Night in a Riad

 

 

Days 2 - 4: Free day to explore Marrakesh

Enjoy two free days to explore Marrakesh.

  • Breakfast included
  • Night in a Riad

 

 

Day 5: Air balloon and overnight in an Agafay desert camp

See day 3 of the 3 night itinerary.

 

 

Day 6: Departure

Enjoy your last breakfast before leaving Marrakech.

  • Breakfast included
  • You will be picked-up 3.5 hours before your flight 

7-night tour

Days 1-4: Similar to the 5 night itinerary

 

 

Day 5: Discovery of Ourika Valley and lunch by the river

Leave the bustling streets of Marrakech for the tranquillity of the picturesque villages of the Atlas Mountains on this half-day excursion.

 

Drive through the scenic Ourika Valley and spot charming Berber villages, rivers and the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains.

 

Enjoy a guided hike to the Ourika's first spellbinding waterfalls and savour a hearty Berber lunch in a restaurant that has stunning river and mountain views.

  • Breakfats included
  • 9:30 am pick-up from your Riad
  • End your adventure with a visit to an argan cooperative, where you can watch the traditional process of extracting this precious oil
  • Night in a Riad

 

 

Day 6: Free day in Marrakesh 

Enjoy two free days to explore Marrakesh.

  • Breakfast included
  • Night in a Riad

 

 

Day 7: Air balloon and overnight in an Agafay desert camp

See day 3 of the 3 night itinerary.

 

 

Day 8: Departure

Enjoy your last breakfast before leaving Marrakech.

  • Breakfast included
  • You will be picked-up 3.5 hours before your flight 

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Important information about your tour and visits:

  

The hotels, which comply with local standards, are indicative and may be changed locally for hotels of a similar category. The itinerary is subject to changes due to compelling reasons such as delayed flights, weather conditions or other cases of force majeure.  The order of visits is also subject to change without affecting the overall experience of the itinerary. 

Your hotels

Hand-picked just for you

Maximum room capacity

At each of your stops, you will be staying in accommodation hand-picked for your comfort.

 

Your hotels:

 

  • Marrakesh: a traditional Riad* in a Standard Room or higher category 
  • Agafay: The White Camel, Le Bedouin or The Pearl Camp*

 

List of possible Riads: Riad porte rouge, Riad Laora, Riad Jardin des reves, Riad Terrasses de jemaa el fna, Riad Terrasses de Zwen Zwen, Riad Celin, Riad Miel et citron, Riad Hafssa, Riad el ghali & spa, Riad Ranya princess, Riad sarah abrina, Riad Al Hamama, Riad roxanne, Riad Davia, Riad Aix Kabaj, Riad Zamzam, Riad Medjad, Riad citrus, Riad la gazelle du sud, Riad Atlas Mejbar, Riad Dar Arwa, Riad Tchina, Riad Al Madina, Riad Samir privilege, Riad Atlas Tyour, Riad Atlas Kasbah

 

 

* All are approximately 35km from Marrakesh in the Agafay Desert. All have comfortable 'glamping-style' tents with AC and private bathroom.

 

Please note: If the hotels listed above are unavailable, you will be provided with​ comfortable accommodation in similar hotels. Local standards apply. 

Your dining choices

Throughout your trip, enjoy meals as per your itinerary which consists of breakfast with one dinner (drinks not included) in a Bedouin camp. 

Included excursions

Ourika Valley trip and lunch

Included excursions

After being collected from your hotel in Marrakech in the morning, embark on an unforgettable adventure to the Ourika Valley in the Atlas Mountains.

 

Board an air-conditioned minibus, accompanied by an English-speaking guide for a scenic 1-hour drive. Admire the snow-capped peaks of the mountains as you approach the valley, before visiting an argan oil factory run by Berber women.

After, enjoy a traditional breakfast of mint tea, argan oil, olive oil, honey, amlou (a nut paste similar to peanut butter) and freshly baked bread.

 

Next, enjoy a delectable lunch with the flavours of Moroccan cuisine, including a delicious tagine.

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Hot air balloon flight

Included excursions

Get up early one morning to enjoy a memorable hot-air balloon flight over the Marrakesh region. Float into the sky and watch as the hues of the horizon begin to transform into beautiful shades of yellow and orange. Depending on your facing direction, you'll see the sunrise behind the Atlas Mountains, fly over isolated oases and Berber villages, and the terraced irrigated fields of the Al Haouz plain.

 

See caravans of camels going about their daily business, then after landing, enjoy a delicious Moroccan breakfast before returning to your hotel.

 

Practical information:

 

Type of excursion: Shared hot-air balloon flight

Guided: no

Languages spoken on board: French, English and Spanish

Availability: daily

Accessible to people with reduced mobility: no

Accessible to pregnant women: no

Recommended minimum age: 4 years. Minors are the responsibility of the adults accompanying them.

Duration: approx. 5 hours in total. 1h flight

Timetable: 5h - 10h

Number of people on board: 1 to 20

Transfers included: yes

Pick-up and drop-off point: reception of your hotel

 

Price includes:

- 1-hour hot-air balloon flight over the palm groves of Marrakech

- Transfers between your hotel and the activity site

- Pre-flight drinks (coffee and juice)

- Full breakfast after the flight

 

Price does not include:

- Meals and drinks not mentioned in "Price includes".

- Gratuities, if any

- Personal expenses

- Anything not mentioned in "Price includes".

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Typical Moroccan dinner in the Agafay Desert

Included excursions

Enjoy an evening of traditional Moroccan cuisine! Taste a variety of Moroccan specialities such salads, briouates, and tajine of your choice followed by a flaky Moroccan dessert, served with mint tea.

Your journey to Morocco

Flights:

You will be able to choose your airline and flight times when you make your booking. This flight may include one or more stopovers. The stopover may be technical (without a change of aircraft) or transit (with a change of aircraft).

Luggage information

Luggage, meals and other services on board may be subject to an additional fee on certain airlines. It is possible to view details of luggage allowances when you choose your flights at the next stage of the booking process. If luggage is not included with your flight, please go to the airline's website before your departure to purchase your luggage for an additional fee.

For domestic flights, airlines do not always offer the option of reserving luggage. In this case, you will need to pay for it at the airport counter.

You will receive all the information you need to check in for your flights after you have made your reservation.

Your destination

Morocco

Morocco will enchant you. Take the time to stroll through the medinas of Marrakech, Fez or the sublime blue city of Chefchaouen, discover the many treasures of its rich cultural heritage or climb the peaks of the Atlas Mountains.

 

Known for its cultural wonders and breathtaking panoramas, your stay in Morocco is also captivating from a culinary point of view - every stopover offers the opportunity to sample delicious specialities: Tajine, mint tea or pastries whose unique scent of orange blossom awakens the senses.

In more detail

Please find practical information about your trip:
This tour is not accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Pets are not permitted.
Your stay may be subject to an additional city or tourist tax payable directly to the hotel, which is not included in our nightly rate. Please check with hotel directly for further information.

Rates and times are indicative and are subject to change. Some facilities/services are subject to a surcharge, payable locally. 

General terms and conditions of sale apply. 

 

Please note:

  • The pickup times for the hot air balloon excursion are communicated the evening prior (the flight is scheduled during daylight hours early morning before breakfast, but may not be timed with the sunrise - depending on the time of year). 
  • Wi-Fi signal is sometimes weak, both in the ancient medina and the desert. 
  • Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
  • Schedules and prices are subject to change.
  • If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team.
  • Restaurant Information: some dining outlets/menu items and premium, branded and international drinks may not be included and may incur a surcharge payable locally. Meals, snacks and drinks may be available at selected times only.
  • Please note that hot-air balloon flights are for groups of up to 6 people.
  • During the period of Ramadan (from 10/03/2024 to approximately 09/04/2024), establishments reserve the right to close certain bars, restaurants and shops. Certain activities may also be restricted, as may the consumption of alcohol, which may be tolerated in certain areas only or restricted between sunrise and sunset.

 

Contact / Representative:

  • Contact number during your stay: +212661258554
  • A Sim Card is offered on arrival 

Price includes:

  • Accommodation in Standard Room in Riad and in Standard Tent in the Desert Agafay
  • Breakfast included
  • Hot air balloon ride included
  • One included dinner in a typical restaurant
  • One included dinner in a Bedouin camp
  • Ourika Valley Half-Day Tour with lunch on day 6 (for 7-night stays)
  • Transfer to and from the Agafay desert and to the hot air balloon
  • Private airport transfers 
  • Transfers between Marrakech and Agafay (can be shared in high season) 
  • Shared excursions transfers (Hot air balloon - 10 people maximum) 

 

Price doesn't include

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Guide during the stay
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays
  • Lunch in the desert is not included
 

If booking as a solo traveller, room occupancy and configuration are not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up-to-date information, we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

 

Travel with peace of mind

 

To ensure a peaceful holiday, our partners are committed to respecting the local health and sanitary measures in force to protect your safety and well-being.

 

Please note: health and sanitary measures may be subject to change in line with government recommendations. Consequently, they may affect access to certain amenities and leisure facilities.

Your contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday. 

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