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From Marrakesh: Sunset Camel Ride in the Agafay Desert

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Activity provider: Desert Family Tour

From Marrakesh: Sunset Camel Ride in the Agafay Desert

Activity provider: Desert Family Tour

From US$ 49.44 per person

Travel to the Agafay desert from Marrakesh to experience this stony desert with splendid views of sand dunes-like hills. Enjoy a sunset view while sipping a cup of mint tea.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
French, English
Pickup included
Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes before the activity starts. Pickup is from your Marrakaech hotel/riad or the closest accessible location to your riad if it is not car accessible Please provide your hotel name and address. Please provide a number which can be reached via Whatssapp

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the sunset as you ride a camel in Agafay desert
  • Dress in a blue garment that is ideal for the desert like the Touareg people do
  • Have a refreshing glass of authentic Moroccan mint tea
  • See how the Berber people live and understand more about their facinating culture
Full description

Leave the bustling city of Marrakesh behind and drive past lush vegetation, olive and orange orchards, and through charming villages as you make your way from Marrakesh to ride camels in the Agafay desert.

Journey through the earthen plateau stone desert and see traditional mud-built villages, dusty riverbeds interspersed with idyllic pastures, and light vegetation in spring.

Travel by camel through this amazing landscape in order to reach a gorgeous spot with stunning panoramic views where you will have the chance to stop for mint tea with some locals.

Watch the sunset over the stone desert and learn more about the local Berber culture on this desert tour.

Includes
  • Air-conditioned transport with French/English-speaking driver
  • One-hour camel ride
  • Tuareg clothing for camel riding
  • Moroccan mint tea
  • Visit to a Berber house
  • Food
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • In addition to proof of vaccination, all participants who are over 18 years old must present a government-issued photo ID (e.g. driver’s license, passport, etc). Participants under 18 may also use a school photo ID. Participants under 12 must be accompanied by an adult who meets the above requirements. Participants who do not comply with these requirements will be denied entry or asked to leave the theater
  • All participants who are over 18 years old must present proof of full vaccination. Participants aged 6-17 must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of Covid-19 infection in the past 9 months, or a negative PCR or lateral flow Covid-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present their passport, proof of full vaccination, and a negative Covid-19 PCR taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts. All participants between 6-11 years old must present either proof of full vaccination proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, a negative PCR test taken no more than 72 hours before the activity starts, or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen

Not allowed

  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • Agafay is not a sand desert; it is a sand stone earth plateau
  • Children under 10 are welcome to ride the camel behind an adult
  • The camels are well bred and well cared for
  • Please bring sunglasses, sun screen, and good walking shoes
  • Warm clothes are essential during the winter
  • Wearing shorts or skirts is not recommended for the camel ride
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

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Super pleasant moment, super attentive and above all super welcoming! Lahcen and Khalid are on top. I recommend with eyes closed !!! A moment of pure happiness. Manon from Paris 5 stars for sure!!!

November 21, 2021

Perfect for a ride over a 3-hour slot (transfer included), be careful to warm up the adductors :-)

April 20, 2022

It is a beautiful trip with the cammell and also the atmosphere with the people living there. The guy Who take us to the desert with the car is so kind. We love it

May 7, 2022

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