Marrakech Palmeraie 3-Hour Camel Ride

Marrakech Palmeraie 3-Hour Camel Ride

From US$ 37.36 per person

Ride a camel through the lush gardens of the Marrakech Palmeraie on a 3-hour tour. Trek to the verdant oases on the outskirts of the “Red City.” Travel like a desert Berber, and enjoy the peace and quiet and cooler shade of the desert trails.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Ride a camel through the lush gardens of the Marrakech Palmeraie
  • Enjoy traditional Moroccan snacks and sweet mint tea
  • Plod peacefully down desert trails to verdant oases
  • Experience the palm groves of Marrakech like a true Berber
Full description
Retreat to the calm of the Marrakech Palmeraie, and travel like a Berber on a 3-hour tour from Marrakech. Ride along palm-shaded desert trails to verdant oases, and enjoy traditional Moroccan mint tea and honey pancakes. Following a pick-up from your hotel, cross the desert sands to the Marrakech Palmeraie and marvel at a serene grove of palm trees just 20 minutes from the city center. Put on a traditional chech (headscarf) and gandora (robe-like garment) to protect your skin from the sands and beating sun. Then, a camel handler will get you seated comfortably atop your well-behaved camel. Sit back as you ride beneath the rustling palms, traveling from the picturesque Kasbah to the banks of the Oued Tansift wadi that forms lush oases during the rainy season. Pass lime kilns and see the snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains. Meander down desert trails to the rural oases of Oulad Mansour and Oulad Ali. Soak up the peaceful surroundings as your camel plods along and loops back to the Kasbah. Conclude your desert adventure with a hot cup of mint tea and a snack of honey-drenched msemens (crispy stuffed crepes) or baghrirs (soft crepes).
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Camel ride
  • Moroccan pancakes and mint tea
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present proof of full vaccination

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  • Passport or ID card

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  • Children aged 12 and under must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Please note that there are 2 departure times for this tour, at 09:00 and 14:00
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4 /5

based on 35 reviews

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Thanks to Matthieu I discovered many new things about the city of Marrakech and the surrounding area, about the protection of palm trees and about the life and characteristics of camels. Also I thank the agency for the availability, I had missed the tour in the morning due to my delay at the meeting point but a simple call to the number available was enough to participate in the afternoon tour. Great!!! I advise

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May 14, 2017

Informative and a great experience.

Matthieu brought his camels closer to us, that you got a reference to "his" animal. Love and happy animals that are doing well. The ride was a very special experience, with lots of interesting information about camels and Marrakech. Absolute top grade and a "must" every time you visit Marrakech !!

February 11, 2017

Recommended experience

Everything as scheduled. The driver was found in the agreed place at the agreed time. The guide made us familiar with the camels and gave us an excursus on the history of the Palmerai oasis. Upon returning from the tour we were offered mint tea with a fried honey pizza. Out of the program decidedly appreciated.

January 1, 2017

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