Among the activities you get to know in the Riviera Maya, the best are beach tours on ATVs or horse ride; and on sea boat tours. But there’s also some alternatives for adventurers Maroma Adventures has to offer. Have you ever heard about the camel ride? Imagine being mounted on this curious animal, crossing Punta Maroma’s sand dunes surrounded by the wild beauty of this place.
If you want to venture out into this fun experience, we will tell you what‘s Maroma Adventures’ Camel Safari.
What Camel Safari is
You will have the opportunity to travel through the Mayan jungle riding a camel oriental style. This magnificent tour has a duration of 45 minutes. Along the ride a guide from Maroma Adventures will explain you some facts about camels and the local rainforest. At the end you will have the opportunity to interact with these curious animals and take a photo with them.
The tour includes bilingual guide, snacks, safety equipment, local medical insurance and round trip transportation.
If you want to have a good time, the best way is always take some precautions like the following:
- This activity is not recommended for pregnant women, or for children under 3 years.
- For your comfort we recommend you to wear long pants and closed shoes.
- Bring your swimsuit to swim in the beach later.
- Don’t forget to bring sunscreen (biodegradable), hat and sunglasses.
- People weighing more than 100 kg (220 lbs) are not recommended for this activity.
- Use safety equipment throughout the tour
Now if you are convinced to take this tour, these are 5 camel facts you may not know.
- There are two species, with a single hump called Dromedary and the Bactrian with 2 humps.
- Their hump or humps serve as a fat storage.
- They can eat thorny branches without hurting their mouth.
- They can drink up to 200 liters of water in a single day and last several days without consuming it.
- Horses hate camel’s scent, and they lose control when are close to these animals.
With the camel ride you will feel like in the Arabian Desert admiring the Caribbean landscapes. Book your tour on our website. Remember, to discover more about tours, destinations and travel tips visit our blog.