A half day guided walk covering 9 km of Eastern Agafay's dramatic dry river valleys, the N'fis River Valley, a Marabout and villages.


  • Views of Agafay Desert

  • Spot desert wildlife

  • Dramatic gorge scenery

  • Hike in N'fis River Valley

  • High Atlas panorama


Local guide accompanies guests on the walk.


Tips, beverages & meals not specified, optional activities and items of a personal nature.

Children aged 5 to 11 years old are free of charge (must be min. 2 adults accompanying). Children 12 and older pay adult price.

This half day walk covers 9 km and starts and ends at Nkhila Lodge. It offers an opportunity to enjoy the stunning desert scenery of the Eastern Agafay Desert and N'fis River Valley at your own pace. Choose your time of departure and one of Nkhila's local guides will accompany you on this 3 to 4 hour circuit. The scenery is diverse from a high plateau hill viewpoint to a seasonal riverbed shaded by impressive rock formations. As well as seeing an ancient marabout (shrine), we pass through two small douars (villages) and enjoy several nice views of the camp and distant Atlas mountains en route. Keep an eye open for desert wildlife and nature. On our last recce of this walk we spotted a huge Berber toad, desert fox footprints, butterflies and more!


0900   Depart Nkhila Lodge; head south towards High Atlas.

0920   Follow dry riverbed and gorge through eastern Agafay Desert.

1030   Reach N'fis River valley and follow piste north skirting edge of Agafay.

1130   Follow dirt road in westerly direction through Agafay to Nkhila village.

1300   Arrive back at Nkhila Lodge.

Timings indicated should be used as a rough guide and may vary depending on season, snack or picnic lunch breaks and photo stops. Start time may vary.


This half day walk operates on request through the year on a private departure basis.


Take some warm clothing in winter months as it can be chilly on the plateau.

Eastern Agafay Desert Hike
Eastern Agafay Desert Wadi
Eastern Agafay Desert
Berber Toad, Agafay
Rock formations, Agafay
Wadi, Agafay Desert
Eastern Agafay Hike
Lunch break on Agafay hike
N'fis River Valley, Agafay
Marabout, N'fis River, Marrakech
N'fis River, near Marrakech
Donkey feeding time, Agafay

Located in the Agafay Desert, near Marrakech,

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