Tour the Moroccan desert to discover its scenic beauty and expansive dunes on your way to Zagora. Watch the bright stars at night and enjoy sunrise and sunset from your tent during the desert tour from Marrakech. The Marrakech desert tours 2 days lets you explore the Kasbah Ait Ben Haddou with World Heritage UNESCO sites, Atlas Mountains with snow-capped peaks and Ouarzazate.
During the camel rides, you’ll also visit the Draa Valley to explore its Kasbah and ksour features. The Zagora dunes offer a beautiful sight to the surrounding expanses and the vast desert horizons, especially when the sun rises and sets.
Also known as Marrakesh, Marrakech is synonymous with desert tours atop being the fourth largest Moroccan city in Marrakesh-Safi’s mid southwestern area. It borders the Atlas Mountains to the north, Tangier and Rabat to the southwest, Agadir to the northeast and Casablanca towards the south. Founded in 1062, Marrakech is a former imperial city inhabited by Berber farmers.
Popular for its red walls and red sandstone buildings constructed between 1122 and 1123, the city is commonly known as the ‘Ochre City’ or ‘Red City’. The city has grown over the years to become a religious, cultural and economic hub of the sub-Saharan and Maghreb regions. It is home to schools, football clubs, old monuments, sumptuous palaces, patron saint tombs and camel tours, making it a top tourist destination in Africa.
Marrakech is also known for unique crafts and wildlife trade of animals such as snakes, Barbary macaques, tortoises, etc. The city boasts great infrastructure, including modern transport systems. It is served by the Marrakesh railway line and the Menara International Airport. Popular for its Marrakech camel rides, you have so much to indulge in while visiting Marrakech.
The tours are designed to enable you explore, see, visit, and discover what the city and its suburbs has to offer. Here are some of the best camel trips bound to give you exceptional and memorable experiences during your vacation in Marrakech:
Camel Rides through the Palm Grove of Marrakech
Explore wild palm groves of Marrakech on camel rides, traversing the rugged desert landscapes and the Berber villages in the rural suburbs of the city. You will discover attractive sites like no other on the dry desert landscape. The serenity and silence in the desert is quite relaxing. In the villages, you’ll be able to enjoy snacks and Moroccan tea with a local Berber family. The villages are home to traditional Berber houses unique to the area.
While exploring the Berber villages, you’ll interact with the locals to learn their culture that dates back more than two hundred years ago. With a guide who doubles as a translator, you’ll be able to share experiences with the locals and even inquire about their customs. Don’t worry about security because your Marrakech camel rides aren’t just insured, but also come with protective turban veil (traditional cheich) for protection from the strong winds in the desert.
Whichever tour package you opt for, you’re guaranteed an exceptional experience across the Marrakech desert. Whether you’re in Morocco for business or vacation, camel rides are a must experience. Morocco desert tours gives you the opportunity to sight-see and explore various landscapes and desert features only found in the Marrakech. Bring with you a digital camera to capture your best moments and scenes to share with your family and friends back home.