A trip for the first time to Marrakech cannot be complete without a memorable Marrakech camel ride. Caravans used to fill the desert. If you don’t have the time for a 1- or 2-night desert tour that takes you deep into Sahara so a camel ride in Marrakech Palmeraie is a definite necessity.
The Palmeraie is located just outside Marrakech’s city. Marrakech covers a surface of over 50 sq miles with more than a hundred thousand palm trees, which offer shade from the scorching African sun. It is possible to take the half-day Marrakech camel ride or pick up either two hours riding around the beautiful village and palm trees which make the palm grove a sanctuary in Marrakech. Pick a dawn ride or a late afternoon or an evening ride for the genuine Moroccan adventure. Late afternoon excursions are stunning because of the sunsets you’ll observe along the trails.
The guides will meet you in front of you at your Marrakech hotel or Riad, and you will be taken to an air-conditioned vehicle that will transport you to the start point of the tour, which is located in the palm grove region. Then, you will be given directions on the proper and safe way of riding on a camel. You will be given a traditional Cheech which is a turban-like veil that helps protect your skin from sun damage and be taken to the saddled camel and guided by a single guide.
Then, you will ride through villages in the area in which you can experience the lifestyle and culture of the people who live on the outskirts of the city. Also, visit the huge as well as rugged palm trees, and see the snow-capped mountains of the High Atlas region as your background. On the way or at the halfway point of the ride, have a break to go to the local village.
Traditional Berber home in which mint tea is served by the family that resides in the home. Then, you’ll continue on the tour.
At the end of your Marrakech camel riding adventure, You will then go back to the beginning point of the journey, from which is where your guide will take the guests back to their hotel.
The Camel ride in Marrakech is an essential experience in Morocco and includes shopping in their famous souks, exploring the magnificent mosques, wandering through the open spaces, and delighting in traditional Berber food. It’s a peaceful and tranquil experience that allows you to get a glimpse of the way people used to travel through the desert roads in olden times and offers the visitor a true Moroccan experience.
English, French & Arabic
Daily (every day Morning and evening)
You can take advantage of your time in the hotel during the pick-up
The activity will be accessible each day between 09h00 am and 07h00 pm.
In around 2 hours from the initial start time
1 hour of physical exercise camel ride
(around 30 minutes on transportation per way)
The trip can be booked each day by filling out the form on this page. For the best results on this trip, you must be two people. Solo travelers must be in touch with us through WhatsApp to confirm their reservations.
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