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Camel Trekking in Morocco

Camel Trekking in Morocco

Camels are one of the animals that we will always find present when we do tourism in Morocco. They are used as a means of transportation on excursions in the desert. camel safaris are one of the biggest attractions in Morocco. Most of the travel agencies offer interesting camel ride through the desert, as well as the locals themselves.

Going on a camel ride while on your trip to Morocco is a different and original way to get to know places that are far from the main cities and highways. We know that most people have never ridden a camel. Are you ready for adventure? One of his first adventures will be getting on the camel and getting used to being almost two meters above the ground during the ride. The camels are trained and therefore docile, so you should not be afraid. It will be your friend!

Best places for camel trekking in Morocco

It is among the best places where you can enjoy a camel safari are, of course, the monumental Erg Chebbi dunes, in Merzouga, the Tinfou dunes, in Zagora, or the Erg Chegaga dunes. In these places you can continue with excursions to the valleys of Mharech, Ourika and Draa, Saghro, Nkob, Ait Ben Haddou, Mhamid and Tinerhir.

You can rent camels on the sands of Essaouira, Agadir and Saidia, among other beaches, to enjoy shorter rides. It can help you train for longer drives on desert rides. Camel rides in the desert are of course longer in duration and distance.

The palm grove of Marrakech is another of the places where there are numerous camels for rent. You can take walks and short excursions. It will be difficult to choose camel, with so much offer.

Camel Trekking in Morocco

How to do camel trekking in Morocco

The prices of the rides or tours may vary, do not forget to always haggle! If you haggle over the price, you can certainly get a lower price and thus save money. In the event that you accept the first price they give you, you will always lose out. I recommend not accepting the first price. You must haggle! You will win!

When you have been in Morocco for a few days, the art of bargaining will manage and control you, overcome your shame, you will save a lot of money. Camel rides on the beach can vary between 10 and 15 euros to change. The price of desert dune safaris will depend on many factors. First of all, you will need to think about how many days you want your ride to last, decide if you will do a single day ride, or if you will do the camel trekking and also spend the night in the desert. Remember that there are many options, choose the one you like the most! Has this option been considered? Sleeping in the desert? Surely I had never seen so many stars together!.

If you decide to hire the safari through the middle of the desert, you have to know that the overnight stay is in tents, so you should wear warm clothes. In the desert the temperature drops a lot during the night, are you going to miss it? Your experience will undoubtedly be unforgettable! These safaris include a night in the desert and all meals. Yes… you will be able to eat in the middle of the desert! A typical and delicious meal.

Depending on the type and comforts of the place where you spend the night, your stay can be around €30 to €60 and €100. We recommend you wear light clothing that covers your body to avoid sunburn. Bring sunscreen, warm clothes for the evening, and drink much of water so you don’t get dehydrated.

Remember to grab a hat and get your camera ready because there are many images you will want to capture. Finally, remember to empty your memory card before doing the excursion, it will fill it with beautiful photos and unforgettable moments!

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