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Lake Takerkoust One Day Tour
Visit Lake Takerkoust

Lake Takerkoust One Day Tour

Visit Lake Takerkoust

During a one-day Lake Takerkoust excursion you can have tea with a Saharawi or Berber family in a village for a real taste of desert life, or enjoy lunch at one of the most spectacular restaurants, La Flouk, with views of Lake Takerkoust. Lake Takerkoust, or Lalla Takerkoust, is a man-made lake that was built under the French Protectorate between 1929- 1935 to provide Marrakesh and the surrounding cities with electricity and irrigate the agricultural fields in the plain of Haouz.

YOUR ITINERARY

  • Morning departure from your riad or hotel in Marrakesh.
  • Lake Takerkoust is on the outskirts of Marrakesh is just an hour’s drive from the bustling souks and the heart of Marrakesh.
  • During a one-day Lake Takerkoust excursion you can have tea with a Saharawi or Berber family in a village for a real taste of desert life, or enjoy lunch at one of the most spectacular restaurants, La Flouk, with views of Lake Takerkoust. Lake Takerkoust, or Lalla Takerkoust, is a man-made lake that was built under the French Protectorate between 1929- 1935 to provide Marrakesh and the surrounding cities with electricity and irrigate the agricultural fields in the plain of Haouz.
  • The design for Lake Takerkoust took great care to ensure that the lake would blend in with the beautiful surroundings and enhance the area. With the impressive Atlas Mountains reflected in the tranquil waters of the lake, Lalla Takerkoust is a beautiful part of this appealing region of Morocco.
  • Choose from a number of restaurants near Lake Takerkoust offering options from French gourmet to traditional Moroccan dishes. Enjoy mint tea with a spectacular view of the lake and the Atlas Mountains. Activities available in this region include sun bathing, fishing, pedal boating, canoeing, wind boarding, jet skiing, and quad riding.
  • For those who want to stay overnight in the region a luxury option is La Pause or Kasbah Agafay. La Pause is a luxury retreat guest house nestled in the arid Agafay hills on an exquisite oasis where rivers meander through the Moroccan wilderness. Kasbah Agafay is a the small, luxury hotel that offers tented suites, a spa, and yoga. La Flouk, a gourmet restaurant, also offers quaint guest house options.
  • Return to your hotel in Marrakesh.
  • A day visit to Lake Takerkoust is a splendid way to see the varied Moroccan landscape without heading all the way to the Sahara Desert.

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Lake Takerkoust
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