Orange groves, banana plantations, palm tree-fringed oases, and sand dunes of the ‘small Sahara’... this 4WD adventure tour from Agadir takes you on a journey of discovery to the rich and varied landscapes of the Souss Massa region.
Interact with the local Berber population and learn about their ancient culture. Travel to the heart of the ramparts of Tiznit.
Discover the true Berber life and culture on this off-the-road excursion and shop for exquisite silver handicraft in the town of Tiznit.
0800h (08:00am): You will be picked up from your centrally located hotel in Agadir for this tour. In case your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point.
Set out in a 4WD land rover with your guide for a sightseeing tour of Assaka.
The breakdown of your itinerary is as follows:
0900h (09:00am): Cross a fertile area with orchards of orange trees and greenhouses to continue on the tracks skirting from small Berber villages and Kasbahs in the territory of Souss Massa. There will be a photo stop at Aiit Milk, a little Berber village south of Agadir on the road of Biougra.
0915h (09:15am): Stop for a photo break at Oasis of Aït Cherif, an oasis of palm trees situated near the village of Aït Milk.
0925h (09:25am): Begin the off-road journey.
1015h (10:15am): Take a walk in the banana plantation of Talaïnt. In the surroundings of El Feid, sand dunes replace the mountains of the Anti Atlas. Stop here for some more scenic photos.
1100h (11:00am): There will be a photo stop at the rolling sand dunes.
Arrive in Assaka via the artificial lake of Youssef Ben Tachfine.
Stop for lunch in a local restaurant. Your menu consists of mixed salad, tagine with meat and vegetables or tagine with chicken. Round off the meal with a platter of fruits of the season.
1430h (2:30pm): Depart for Ouijjane-Arbalou, an oasis near Assaka.
1500h (3:00pm): Arrive in Arbalou, and visit the village.
1515h (3:15pm): Depart for Tiznit.
1545h (3:45pm): Arrive in Tiznit. There will be a stop at the “Pearl du Sud”, a cooperative manufacturing artisan handicraft with silver jewellery typical for the region. Shop for traditional Moroccan handicrafts to take back as souvenirs of your trip.
1730h (5:30pm): Your tour ends with a drop-off at your hotel or the closest drop-off point in Agadir.
would have been much better,if not taken to so many friends of the tour guides,and hassled to buy their wares.otherwise very enjoyable... mr w j smith
Wednesday and Friday
Approx. 9.5 hours
Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: Approx. 9.5 hours
Pick-up is from centrally located hotels in Agadir.
(Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. In case your hotel is not a pick-up location, you will be advised of the closest pick-up point. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
The tour ends at the starting point
There are plenty of photo opportunities on this tour, so don’t forget your camera. Dress in comfortable clothes. Carry sunblock and a hat
It is advisable to re-confirm the tour departure details 48 hours prior to the start of the tour as this tour has a minimum passenger requirement of 4 people, if this is not met the tour would either be rescheduled for another date or cancelled with a full refund
Identity papers are obligatory (passport or identity card).
No alcohol is served at the restaurant.
The program can be modified in case of unpredictable events.
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
See the Cancellation policy for this product