Camel ride in Tenerife can be an unforgettable experience for the whole family. Be part of the many entertainment options the island has to offer and that you have to include in your list for this holiday!
The Canary Islands, due to their geographical situation and their climatic conditions, have exceptional conditions for the life and reproduction of this very particular species. With a mostly desert climate, Lanzarote, Fuerteventura and the southern part of Gran Canaria and Tenerife are areas where it has been able to adapt to the environment without any problem.
Coming from the African continent, the first camels were introduced in the easternmost islands and later, extended to the rest of the islands. In their origin, they were used for the accomplishment of labors of the field and as transport of goods or people. With the development of the industry and the mechanical means the physical work with these animals decreased until practically their disappearance.
Tourism and its capacity to adapt have managed to provide a new way of life for camels in the Canary Islands. At present its use is mainly for tourism, although its milk production is gaining importance, because camel’s milk is a product with a high nutritional value rich in insulin.
It’s an animal of strong constitution and medium size, its height is usually greater than the length of its trunk and has a resistant neck and back. There are specimens with uniformity of color in the trunk, degraded to the ends and legs, becoming white the latter. Other known layers are ash, white or pigeon; black; ruano; vermilion or dark red; sloe, jandrino or dark cinnamon; and yellow.
CAMEL RIDE AL TENERIFE
In Villa Mandi Golf Resort we know the importance of family moments and experiences during holidays. Camel riding at Tenerife can be a fun way to spend the day with your family. For the youngest in the family can become an unforgettable experience.
In various areas of the island there are specialized centers where you can enjoy a long camel ride, whether couples, families or groups who want to live this unique experience. You won’t just enjoy an excursion, but you will also live for a few hours with them and their caretakers, always in harmony with nature and with total respect for animals and the environment.
With the help of a guide, you will feel like a Tuareg in the Sahara desert on your camel’s back, travelling through different landscapes of Tenerife. The tour is completed with the observation of other special autochthonous flora and fauna of the Canary Islands.