The Camel Ride and Dinner in the Agafay Desert is a unique and enchanting experience that allows you to explore the beauty of the desert landscape and enjoy a traditional Moroccan dinner. Here are the details of this tour:
The tour usually lasts for around 6 to 8 hours, depending on the specific itinerary and additional activities included.
We will arrange for transportation from your hotel or a designated meeting point in Marrakech. A comfortable vehicle will transfer you to the Agafay Desert, located approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour away from the city.
Upon arrival at the desert, you will meet your local guide and a caravan of camels. You’ll receive a brief introduction to camel riding and have the opportunity to get acquainted with your camel. Then, you’ll embark on a scenic camel ride through the Agafay Desert, where you can enjoy the vast open spaces and stunning views of the surrounding landscape.
The timing of the tour is often planned to coincide with the sunset. You will have the chance to witness the breathtaking colors of the sunset over the desert, creating a magical ambiance and fantastic photo opportunities.
After the camel ride, you’ll be taken to a traditional Berber camp in the desert. The camp is set up with comfortable seating areas and low tables, adorned with Moroccan decor. You’ll be served a delicious dinner, featuring a variety of authentic Moroccan dishes such as tagines, grilled meats, salads, and traditional mint tea.
During dinner, you’ll be entertained by live music performances by local musicians. They may play traditional Moroccan instruments such as the oud or bendir and sing folk songs, creating a lively and festive atmosphere.
Once the tour concludes, you’ll be transported back to your hotel or the initial meeting point in Marrakech.
This excursion offers a unique and unforgettable way to explore the Agafay Desert. Not only will you have the opportunity to experience the local culture and traditions of Morocco, but you will also be able to witness the natural beauty of the desert as you dine and entertained.
This experience is a must-do for anyone looking for a truly special and memorable adventure.
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The camel ride through the Agafay desert typically lasts around 1 hour.
Yes, there is a weight limit of 100 kg (220 pounds) for riding the camels.
We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes suitable for outdoor activities. You may also want to bring a hat and sunglasses to protect yourself from the sun.
The dinner includes traditional Moroccan dishes such as tagine, and grilled meat or fish. Vegetarian options are also available. Water and soft drinks and alcohol can be purchased for an additional fee.
Yes, we typically include transportation to and from your hotel or riad in Marrakech city center or Medina.
The best time to go is typically in the late afternoon. You can also have best experience evening, when the temperature is cooler. You can enjoy a beautiful sunset over the desert.
We do not recommend pregnant women or people with back problems to go on the camel. Also For Quad bike ride, as it can be a bumpy and jarring experience.
Yes, we prioritize safety, and we regularly maintain and inspect all equipment. However, it is important to follow the guides’ instructions and take necessary precautions to ensure your own safety.