Camel Ride 2h
The 2-hour dromedary walk is the perfect excursion for beginners, groups with children, or groups of friends.
The duration of this tour is ideal for familiarising yourself with the animal, a calm and docile companion. The dromedary invites you to take a leisurely stroll around the village of Diabat, near Essaouira.
A beautiful route skirting the banks of the Oued Qsob, with its seasonal migratory birds, until you reach the beautiful Black Sultan's Palace.
We will continue at a leisurely pace towards the mimosa and eucalyptus forest before arriving at the magnificent long beach to the south of town, from where we can admire the island of Mogador and the Portuguese Castle, an ancient lookout for approaching ships.
The dromedary is a peaceful animal, accessible to all, and he will allow you to spend a good time with family or friends.
A free shuttle will be at your disposal, meeting you in one of the following collection points: Moulay Hassan Square, Bab Marrakech, Bab Doukkala. You can also designate another collection point in the city, so that our driver can pick you up and bring you back at the end of the activity in the right place.
For those who are motorized, it will be easy to reach the Ranch de Diabat, located only 3 km from the city centre, you will be sent the map and the GPS point by email, and you will be able to park quietly in the private parking of the Ranch.
When arriving in the Reception, you will be greeted by our staff who will introduce you to your guide.
This walk is suitable for adults and even small children, who will be able to ride on the same dromedary as their parents at a reduced rate.
Your guide will explain to you how to get on the dromedaries, which are already in a seated position ready to take you for the ride. With the help of the footrest, you can easily climb onto the comfortable saddle, designed and manufactured by the Ranch de Diabat for the maximum comfort of its clients during the ride.
Once in the saddle of the dromedary, you will ride in a caravan towards the beach, along the banks of the Qassob river.
You will visit the Palace of Sultan Moulay Abdallah, which has been the setting for several films and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
From here you will enter the beautiful and lush mimosa and eucalyptus forest, where you may encounter many land tortoises, and collect the berries and leaves of the eucalyptus tree to make a decoction and balsamic vapours for use in case of colds.
The terrain in this forest is sandy and full of ups and downs, sometimes leading you into small hollows and others up hills overlooking the enchanting view, a true paradise for the eyes.
You will continue towards the dunes and the beautiful beach, where you can experience the thrill of walking in the ocean water from above these majestic animals with their long and dynamic legs.
You will be able to admire the Portuguese Castle and get a close-up view of Mogador Island with its mosque and ancient prison.
To remember : the dromedary is a peaceful animal, the walk is organized in a caravan formation, one behind the other, the saddles are comfortable, it is not necessary to wear a protective helmet, the route touches on interesting historical and naturalistic points and is made to admire the landscape and nature, to learn about history and some interesting anecdotes, and to come into contact with our way of training dromedaries, in a natural and ethological way.
- Experience level: No experience is necessary to take part in this excursion.
- Clothing: Recommended clothing for this excursion is casual, shorts are also possible and flip-flops; in case of wind, it is recommended to wear a light jacket that protects from the wind and a scarf, as well as sunglasses.
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