Riding camels between the desert and the sea in Cabo: a movie-like experience.

One of the wonders of Cabo is that you are able to live the experience of being between the sea and the desert. A unique landscape that exists in few places in the world. And that is why here, you can find unique activities and attractions.

Riding a camel sounds magical, like a movie! Like a night in Arabia, but in the very Mexican lands. Imagine riding a camel between the wonderful desert landscapes of the Baja and the mesmerizing blue colors of the Sea of ​​Cortez.

The camel ride is one of the main tourist attractions in Cabo, and you definitely can’t miss it. You can find different agencies that offer camel tours, usually, the price ranges between $75 and $120 USD per person. Most, in addition to including the camel ride, which lasts approximately 30 minutes, includes food and drinks, and even classes to make tortillas in the most traditional way. Tours in all-terrain vehicles through the desert, hikes or climbs in nature reserves where you can also appreciate much more of the area’s native flora and fauna, such as Gila woodpeckers, vultures, golden eagles, Harris squirrels, hawks, Bluebirds, roadrunners and endless species of birds, reptiles, mammals and insects. There are some tours where you can attend a tequila tasting, what better way to end a wonderful experience like this?

To perform these tours the minimum age accepted is 4 or 5 years (depending on the operator), but you do not need to have a certain physical condition, however, it is not suitable for people with mobility problems or back problems. The activity lasts about 3 hours. It is important to make sure when you are going to book a tour that meets the requirements that you are looking for, and that everything they offer is right for you. There are, for example, some that limit the use of cameras and mobile devices. Choose the one that goes most with the experience you want to live. Take the necessary precautions, such as keeping yourself hydrated, using sunscreen and covering yourself from the sun; On most tours, they teach you how to wear a turban-like in the Middle Eastern desert too. Wearing suitable and comfortable clothes and shoes is always very important.

Riding a camel on the peninsula of Baja California will be unforgettable, it has the colors of Mexico wherever you turn. The guides will be prepared to answer your questions about the place and the animals with which you will be experiencing closely. You will learn many things about these fascinating ruminants and other species. Most of the tour operators that offer this trip are committed not to mistreat animals, even some are rescued from circuses or other places where they suffered at the hands of insensitive people.

If it’s the time, sometimes you may be lucky to see whales in the sea. Check the sighting season here.

Live this trip through beautiful oases and let us take you.