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Sunset Camel Ride in the Palm Grove of Marrakech

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Discover Marrakech’s verdant oasis from the top of a camel on this sunset camel ride through the Palmeraie, a huge palm grove a short drive from the city. After being picked up at your Marrakech hotel, you will head to the Palmeraie for your scenic camel ride experience, then you’ll visit a Berber house and have snack and mint tea.
  • Hassle-free Marrakesh combo of Palmeraie sunset camel ride and Berber home visit
  • Enjoy a guided camel trek through the palm groves at sunset
  • Learn about local life over mint tea at a Berber family home
  • Group limited to seven for a personalized experience
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off for your convenience
What to Expect
After late-afternoon pickup from your central Marrakesh hotel, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle to your first stop: a traditional Berber home. Receive a friendly welcome from the family who inhabits the house, and enjoy a refreshing glass of mint tea, made in time-honored Moroccan style. Chat to the family as you drink and gain fascinating insight into their daily routines and way of life. Next, continue to the Palmeraie, the swathe of palm groves on Marrakesh’s fringes. Here, don a Berber Touareg robe and cheich headscarf for sun protection, and after a safety briefing, settle into the single-seat saddle on your camel. Then, relax and soak in the tranquility as you plod gently through the palms and sands, enjoying the views as the sun sinks below the horizon and taking photos on route. After your ride, return to your vehicle and end your experience with a hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotels and riads located in central Marrakech
If you are staying inside the Medina, your pickup will be at the closest point accessible to vehicles (this may involve a short walk).
Departure Time
2 hours before the sunset
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or 4WD
  • English speaking guide
  • Camel Ride tour
  • Use of a touareg dress and cheich (touareg scarf to protect the face from the sun)
  • Visit of a berber house
  • Snack with Moroccan mint tea are included
  • All taxes
  • Fuel included
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of two people are required for this tour to operate. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is only one person booked onto the tour. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • A conservative dress code is recommended in Morocco. Men and women should keep their upper body (especially shoulders, chest and midriff) as well as their knees covered at all times as a sign of respect to the local culture. Wearing shorts is not recommended
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our guides were wonderful and we had a lot of fun. Wish they'd warned me about the lurch when the dromedary goes to her knees - I didn't brace myself enough and so slammed by thighs into the saddle bar and boy did that leave...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was such a great experience and definite must do in Marrakesh. Marwane was a great guide and very informative and nice. The two gentleman who actually took us on the camel ride could not have been more nice and informative and took SO many...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Kayla P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our guides made us feel very welcome. Hamzi chatted and joked with us and gave us a lot of information about the camels, Moroccan culture and Marrakech geography. The tea, olives, bread, and biscuits were lovely and so was the woman who served it. Hamzi...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank shepcait08
Reviewed 5 days ago

Our guide Marwane collected us from the hotel and was really nice when taking us to the excursion. He taught us about the city and areas we were travelling through and made us feel comfortable when embarking on the camel ride. He was great. Our...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank carolinesm3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The activity was much better than expected. Our guide Marwane was super and helped us a lot throughout the time of the activity. Activity definitely recommended.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 910apostolosa
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August 19, 2019|
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Response from ChloeHiorns | Reviewed this property |
They seemed to be well treated to me. They all had names and our tour guide showed us where they live normally.
August 2, 2019|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
The tour company picked us up at the hotel. I would suspect they will you as well but when booking it should say in the details if they will pick you up directly at the hotel.
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