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Camel Trekking in Morocco

The one in a lifetime experience that opens up the authentic Moroccan lifestyle

Best time: September–February

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Camel trekking is a popular activity in Morocco. There are quite a few agencies that organize camel trekking. Most of them offer several-hour rides, night in the tent in the desert and a night at the hotel. The tours also range in days and prices, but for those who have never tried riding the camel before, even one day may be too much. Therefore, be careful when deciding which tour to take!

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When is the best time to go camel trekking in Morocco?

Camel trekking in Morocco is most enjoyable from September to February. At this time of the year, the climate is ideal for outdoor activities. Due to unbearable heat in the summer months, it is best to avoid visiting at that time. It is important to know the season when the tours are available to guarantee your chosen dates. Show more

Where can I find agencies offering camel trekking tours in Morocco?

Camel trekking advocates can find several tour agencies online that offer camel tours in Morocco. Trekking tours are generally available in the Moroccan desert regions such as Merzouga and Zagora. Before selecting an agency, it is critical to prioritize a well-trained guide with experience and safety precautions. Show more

What is the typical length of a camel trekking tour in Morocco?

The length of camel trekking tours in Morocco varies depending on the package or agency selected. Most packages span 1 to 3 days. Novice riders can opt for a single day. However, a few longer tours exist for individuals interested in spending many nights in the desert. When selecting a package, factor in the duration and cost, as costs will increase depending on tour length and complexity. Show more

How much does it cost to go on a camel trekking tour in Morocco?

Cost varies depending on the length of the tour, accommodations, and selected agency. Short camel trekking tours cost from 300 to 700 Moroccan Dirhams ($30-$70 USD) per day, whereas the longer trips can be more expensive. Before choosing a tour, assess different companies and compare their prices while keeping safety and quality in mind. Show more

What should I pack for a camel trekking tour in Morocco?

Packing light and practical clothing such as loose, comfortable outfits, a headscarf, sunglasses, and sunscreen is critical for a camel trekking tour in Morocco as there is limited storage space. Remember, it gets cold desert nights, so it is advisable to bring a warm jacket or sweater. Other essentials include toiletries, water, a small backpack, and a sleeping bag. While some companies provide basic facilities, it's prudent to take supplementary supplies in case of emergencies Show more

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