Marrakech camel trek

Outdoor Activities in Morocco
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Tour description

Run away for a 2-hour small group camel ride along the rugged North African landscape right outside Marrakech. Make sure to put on your protective headscarf and jump on the back of your camel for a ride experiencing the ever-changing illumination of the desert sky in the midst of natural groves of palm trees. Then the next stop would be the Berber village for a break while engaging a cordial hospitality with pancake snack and Moroccan tea. This 16 guests restricted trip includes an air-conditioned round-trip hotel transport, a bottled water and protective headscarf for the sun, and a multilingual guide.

Hop on a camel for an unforgettable experience riding the Moroccan desert near Marrakech and embrace the rugged landscape and the open skies. You won’t just enjoy the fantastic landscape but the tea and snack once you stop by the local family that provides you with that old-fashioned cordial hospitality. Begin leaving at either 9 am (for the morning tour) or 2 pm (for the afternoon option) from your pick up at your Marrakech hotel or riad to the base while travelling with a minivan to start your Carmel experience. A short safety instruction would be dished on camel riding and afterwards to shield you from the sun you put on your cheich (head scarf) then hop on your camel and head straight to the desert. While in a typical caravan formation follows your guide letting him know if you need a break or you are uncomfortable. Riding on you would pass through the north African deserts incredible terrain admiring the palm trees afterwards meet some locals journeying past a traditional Berber village who would teach about their daily rituals A break would be taken to the house of a friendly family where dessert hospitality would be enjoyed while being entertained with tea and snacks of warm pancakes just at the halfway point of your camel journey. It’s a great experience trying out one of the country’s most popular drinks which is the Moroccan mint tea. Finally, say farewell to your new pals and journey on your camel with more exciting views of the desert landscape while heading back to the start point of your journey and finish your day being dropped off at your Marrakech hotel or riad.

What's included

  • 2 hours camel ride
  • Tea break at a local home
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What's not included

  • Gratuities