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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 Marrakech 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 Marrakech 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 Marrakech’s fringes. Here, done 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
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 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed this experience and it was memorable, but this was purely due to the other two people on our tour who were so sound and managed to make what was a pretty poor and shoddy experience a really funny and lasting memory. I will...More

1  Thank luke96w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour was very attractive, beautiful views, nice camels, cheerfully guides, everybody happy. Tasty mint tea, delicious snacks, very good weather, I enjoyed it. Thank you very much.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seamless experience from start to finish. We received clear instructions on where and when to meet the day prior, the transfer pick-up arrived bang on time and out guide Abdel was simply amazing. On the drive to the Palm Grove he shared lots of Moroccan...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Amelie M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the most amazing time during this excursion. It’s an absolutely phenomenal experience. They give you a gown and turban to wear as well to further indulge you in the experience. Viewing the sunset change colors from yellow to orange to pink to purple...More

Thank odnumde
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great trip, suitable for all ages. We were collected on time and driven to the Palm Grove on the outskirts of Marrakech. Comfortable car with air conditioning!! We dressed in typical clothing and set off through the palm trees. After about 40...More

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19 August 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.
3 August 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.
26 July 2019|
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Response from ShannaM116 | Reviewed this property |
No there wasn’t a weight limit... I believe the camels can carry a lot
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