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Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Marrakech, Morocco to Marrakesh, Morocco

Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking
On this extraordinary adventure through Morocco, discover the kingdom of blueberry skies and peach-hued dunes, lush oases, and the rugged Atlas Mountains. Catch the buzz of Marrakech's ancient medina and follow coastal roads to Essaouira and Casablanca. Explore age-old casbahs and UNESCO-listed wonders, including the Roman ruins at Volubilis, historic Rabat, and the 9th-century Medina of Fes. Spend the next four days on a scenic camel trek through the legendary Sahara, crossing majestic sand dunes, and sleeping in desert camps under star-kissed skies. Sip mint tea in traditional Berber villages and delight in warm Moroccan hospitality every step of the way.
  • Marvel at the mesmerizing old medinas of Marrakech and Fes, with their bustling ancient souks
  • Trek the spectacular sand dunes of the Sahara on camelback, camping under star-strewn desert skies
  • Hike through Berber villages to lush oases and follow trails past ancient kasbahs in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains

Internal Airfare: $70
Minimum Age: 13
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
  • Educational and Learning
13 Nights Starting At
December 22, 2022 through January 04, 2023
Book by:
December 18, 2022 7:00 PM
Internal Airfare not included
Itinerary Overview
Day 9
Camel Trek to Erg Chebbi
Day 10
Ride Camels & Hike the Dunes of Bou Yerd
Day 11
Camel Trek to Erg Znigui
Day 12
Last Camel Trek & Drive to Boumalne Dades
Day 14
Depart Home
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Dates & prices
Additional
Offers
December 22, 2022

to January 04, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
December 18, 2022 7:00 PM
February 05, 2023

to February 18, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
February 01, 2023 7:00 PM
March 05, 2023

to March 18, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
March 01, 2023 7:00 PM
October 08, 2023

to October 21, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
October 04, 2023 7:00 PM
October 15, 2023

to October 28, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
October 11, 2023 7:00 PM
November 05, 2023

to November 18, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
November 01, 2023 7:00 PM
December 17, 2023

to December 30, 2023

13 Nights from $5,895.00 (USD) Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
December 13, 2023 7:00 PM
Additional
Offers
December 22, 2022

January 04, 2023

February 05, 2023

February 18, 2023

March 05, 2023

March 18, 2023

October 08, 2023

October 21, 2023

October 15, 2023

October 28, 2023

November 05, 2023

November 18, 2023

December 17, 2023

December 30, 2023

Accommodations
MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Guides
MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Inclusions/Exclusions
MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
What To Expect
MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Reason #01

MT Sobek has been exploring Morocco since 1975 so you're in perfect hands on this unique journey.

Reason #02

You'll discover Morocco's ancient cities, cultural hubs and Saharan dunes with professional guides who offer rich insights.

Reason #03

The camel trekking adventure takes in some of Morocco's most remote and spectacular desert landscapes.

Activities

Hikes and camel treks paired with scenic desert drives, traditional market visits, and rich history and culture tours.

Lodging

Upscale city hotels, enchanting riad retreats, charming guesthouses, and MT Sobek mobile camps in the desert.

Climate

The climate is moderate and subtropical, cooled by breezes off the Atlantic and Mediterranean. In the interior the temperatures are more extreme, with cold winters and hot summers.

What clothing is appropriate in Morocco?

Plan to dress conservatively. We suggest covering shoulders, knees, and wearing loose fitting clothing.

What’s the best time of year for this adventure?

Because the desert can get quite warm in summer, the best time for a camel trek is from October to November and March. The weather is pleasant and there are fewer crowds.

What is food like in Morocco?

Moroccan cuisines is often a fusion of berber, Arabic, Mediterranean, and French influences. You can expect a variety of dishes including both meat and vegetarian options like nicoise salad, squash, root vegetables, beef or lamb with prunes, chicken with preserved lemon and olives, paprika with french fries, and more.

What’s is the camel trek like?

The walking is fairly easy from 1 to 6 miles on a mixture of sandy terrain and hard-packed desert floor with vehicle support. The camels will walk very slowly and will be tied together. The seats will be padded with blankets and you will have have the chance to hop off to stretch your legs

Can I extend my trip?

Yes! We offer pre-set extensions in Marrakesh, Fes, Casablanca, and Essaouira. We can also help you book extra pre-post hotel nights.

Do I need a visa for Morocco?

Visas are not required for US citizens for visits lasting less than 90 days. You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page.

MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Inclusions
Expertise and services of our experienced adventure guides
All accommodations as noted in the itinerary
All breakfasts, almost all lunches and dinners as noted in the itinerary
Snacks and water between meals
Additional regional guides and experts on many trips
Comprehensive Trip Planner with detailed pre-trip information
Private guided tours at historic sites, museums, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the itinerary
Special events and other select attractions as mentioned in the itinerary
All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
Equipment and experienced guides for activities as described in the itinerary
Park and other entry fees (unless otherwise noted)
Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the itinerary
Select transfers as mentioned in the itinerary
Baggage transfers and porterage

Exclusions
International airfare, airport taxes, and excess baggage fees
Alcoholic beverages (MT Sobek provides wine at select events)
Gratuities for MT Sobek guides and guide-drivers
Travel Protection Program
Personal expenses
MT Sobek: Morocco Camels & Casbahs Hiking

Reason #01

MT Sobek has been exploring Morocco since 1975 so you're in perfect hands on this unique journey.

Reason #02

You'll discover Morocco's ancient cities, cultural hubs and Saharan dunes with professional guides who offer rich insights.

Reason #03

The camel trekking adventure takes in some of Morocco's most remote and spectacular desert landscapes.

Activities

Hikes and camel treks paired with scenic desert drives, traditional market visits, and rich history and culture tours.

Lodging

Upscale city hotels, enchanting riad retreats, charming guesthouses, and MT Sobek mobile camps in the desert.

Climate

The climate is moderate and subtropical, cooled by breezes off the Atlantic and Mediterranean. In the interior the temperatures are more extreme, with cold winters and hot summers.

What clothing is appropriate in Morocco?

Plan to dress conservatively. We suggest covering shoulders, knees, and wearing loose fitting clothing.

What’s the best time of year for this adventure?

Because the desert can get quite warm in summer, the best time for a camel trek is from October to November and March. The weather is pleasant and there are fewer crowds.

What is food like in Morocco?

Moroccan cuisines is often a fusion of berber, Arabic, Mediterranean, and French influences. You can expect a variety of dishes including both meat and vegetarian options like nicoise salad, squash, root vegetables, beef or lamb with prunes, chicken with preserved lemon and olives, paprika with french fries, and more.

What’s is the camel trek like?

The walking is fairly easy from 1 to 6 miles on a mixture of sandy terrain and hard-packed desert floor with vehicle support. The camels will walk very slowly and will be tied together. The seats will be padded with blankets and you will have have the chance to hop off to stretch your legs

Can I extend my trip?

Yes! We offer pre-set extensions in Marrakesh, Fes, Casablanca, and Essaouira. We can also help you book extra pre-post hotel nights.

Do I need a visa for Morocco?

Visas are not required for US citizens for visits lasting less than 90 days. You must have a valid passport with at least one blank page.

About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

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About MT Sobek
This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly paced itineraries led by incredible local guides. We keep groups small, usually fewer than 10 people, and seek out great food and characterful accommodations everywhere we go.

Beyond the seamless logistics and careful attention to detail, our aim is to create a space for truly special moments in unforgettable places.

We are the Adventure Company—come explore with us.

Read More

Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.