If you can only spare half a day to experience the long-talked-about sunset camel ride in the Marrakech desert, this is the opportunity to seize while in Marrakech. This experience takes place in the Agafay desert; just 45 minutes drive southeast of Marrakech. Agafay is a stony desert with splendid views of sand dunes-like hills, which will allow you to enjoy a dramatic sunset view while sipping a cup of mint tea.
Meet your driver at your hotel/riad and start 45 minutes southwest of Marrakech across olive and orange farms to Agafay desert.
Upon arrival, meet your camel caravan, and get dressed like a nomad in a blue robe and a headscarf. After taking some photos with the new outfit, and getting introduced to your camel, start an hour camel ride across the amazing landscapes of the arid terrain which might contain green vegetation during a rainy spring season, but the views of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains in the horizon is splendid.
Just in time for sunset, make your way to a high plateau where you will enjoy a cup of mint tea while watching the color-changing sun sets on the horizon.
Just before it gets dark, join your driver back to Marrakech for a drop-off at your hotel/riad, or a location of your choice in the city center.
|Price per person
People that possess the US, Canadian, UK, Australian and Europian nationalities do not require a visa to enter Morocco as a tourist.
– You can wear clothes that are adequate for each season in Morocco. – You can check the information about the weather in Morocco.
Up to 24 hours before the departure free cancellation and full refund,
You can enjoy the sunset, can do quad biking and Camel riding, see the Berber villages and experience their lifestyle first hand.
It is often considered as an alternative to the Sahara Desert because you can explore the Agafay Desert in One day but for Sahara, you need a minimum of 3 days. Also, Agafay is not Sandy-like Sahara. It is Rockier and more barren but you may find white Sand dunes-like hills which may remind you of the Sahara Desert.
You can spend up to an hour riding your camel in Agafay desert while enjoying sunset.