Outdoor Activities in Morocco Camel Riding

Outdoor Activities in Morocco, Rock Climbing at Todra Gorge

Are you traveling to Marrakech? Looking for some great outdoor activities to do. In this article, we will talk about the best outdoor activities in Morocco. So keep reading.

Morocco River Rafting and Kayaking

Looking for a travel destination this 2019? Morocco should be at the top of your list. It has several adventures that can make you active all throughout your travel. As a matter of fact, it is a place for kayaking and river rafting. A kayaking trip is one of the several river adventures you can afford. You will be able to enjoy the picturesque and wonderful scenery and the gentle warm sunshine.


Horse-riding across the beach through the lapping sea with an aesthetic backdrop from the setting sun, you will be able to have a perfect experience. Starting from Essaouira, you can take advantage of horseriding and enjoy its beautiful surroundings. With the sound of the waves and the warmth of the sun, horseback riding would be a perfect outdoor activity that you can enjoy here.

Morocco offers different activities that can reach your expectations whether you are a thrill-seeker or an adventure lover. With its range of landscapes and continuous innovation, horse riding is an intimate activity you do not expect in the first place.

Have you ever experienced camel riding in the desert or dining with a group of nomads? If not, then Morocco is the best travel destination you could ever have. The camel ride only takes 20 minutes or more if you wish. You will literally walk in a pair of nomads’ shoes and experience their way of life. You will have an adventure that you will always remember for the rest of your life.

Visiting the desert is an experience that all people must experience in their lifetime. It is a travel journey where you will have many beautiful memories that will last forever. As soon as you hear your camel’s footsteps, you will feel like traveling back in time. Upon seeing the vast, clear, high orange sand dunes and bluish skies, you will realize that your chosen travel destination is one of the most unforgettable.

Near Merzouga, Erg Chebbi has the highest sand dunes in Morocco. Like an ocean of Saharan sand, it gives you a way to have an authentic Arabian adventure. You will also have the opportunity to explore one of a kind desert landscape. Indeed, you should include camel trekking in your travel adventures in Morocco. Surely, you will have fun.

 Mountain Biking at Draa Valley

Before going home, you should go to Draa Valley. There are a lot of bike tours that can give you many options. Though descending the valley is exhausting, you will be quite amazed by the stunning views. This is why it becomes a special adventure that is an excellent alternative to riding a camel. In addition, it boasts red rocks and sands against the green palm trees.

When you are eager to experience mountain biking at Draa Valley, make sure to choose a qualified tour service provider. That way, you will finish the adventure safely. You will also take the right path to reach your desired destination. Its biking tour may link a few of the most varied or contrasting landscapes of the southeastern part of Morocco.

You will depart from Marrakesh and cross high plateaus. All of you will cycle through spectacular canyons and lush valleys. Once you set south, you will be able to witness the wildest part of the Djebel Saghro. It also has an array of incredible views. When you reach the Draa Valley, you will be amazed by the green oases as well as palm groves.

Rock Climbing at Todra Gorge

Are you obsessed with doing different types of climbing? Worry no more as Morocco is a place for natural, thrilling, and outdoor climbing. Having many breathtaking and spectacular mountainous regions, Todra Gorge is one of the right climbing spots for you. It can be a bit challenging if you opt for a tougher climbing path.

Todra Gorge is recognized as one of the premier sports climbing destinations in Morocco. It is also home to 400 climbs approximately. Aside from that, there is an amazing array of ancient roads and mixed sports can be practiced here such as mountain biking. When you are looking for more exciting adventures, Todra Gorge will never disappoint you.

3-day Desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga

Erg Chegaga desert is located in the south of Morrocco and is very known for its wild desert. A tour of the 3-day Desert tour from Marrakech to Erg Chegaga going to be an unforgettable experience. Erg Chegaga tour offers an opportunity to explore the real desert of Morocco and camel trekking and bivouac overnight.

When to Go

Pleasant temperatures, a lack of rain, or reliable sunshine give Todra Gorge a hassle-free or desirable climate for you as a climber. This is the time when the place becomes an ideal escape during the winter season. It is always best to go to Todra Gorge from September to November. But, it can be extended to February or May. The good news is that the Morocco Travel Agency organizes all popular activists all year round.

Getting There

The nearest international airport is in Marrakech. Daily flights are available from or throughout Europe and other countries. There are also bus services that run from Marrakech to Tinghir. It is 15 km away from Todra Gorge. If you prefer taxis, there is nothing to worry about as there are reliable service providers you can trust and count on.


There are tons of riads, guest houses, and hotels between Tinghir and Todra Gorge. In the heart of climbing, you can take advantage of Hotel Yasmina. With just a few minutes of walking, you can reach the exact location without hassles. At the entrance of the Todra Gorge, Hotel La Vallee and Hotel Mansour are one of the most outstanding options you can ever have. When you want a luxury one, you should grab Kasbah Lamrani in Tinghir. It is highly recommended by many travelers around the world.

Post Written By Icho

My name is Youssef, but my friends call me Icho as it is my Berber name. My passion is learning different languages. I work as a driver/guide and I also organize excursions to the Sahara desert.