Adventure overland hiking tours of Morocco Atlas Mountains and the Sahara desert, with their unsurpassed natural beauty, authentic cultures, hospitality and friendliness, will leave lasting impressions on you, for this is no ordinary trip. These places in the mountains, Berber villages or Sahara desert are as close you can get to the heavens without leaving the earth.
When one thinks of high mountains and vast Sahara deserts, Morocco should immediately come to mind, offering some of the most impressive mountain and desert treks in the world. Additionally, its indigenous populations of Berbers and Moors offer thought-provoking insight into ancient cultures that differ remarkably from our own. Those who dwell in the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert have long fascinated ethnologists, as they represent cultures unchanged by time. All of our treks in the kingdom mountains or Sahara oases have native Berber guides, who will enhance your travels through these little-known regions. These journeys cover regions that are unique to this destination, from the lofty crags and screes of the Toubkal, to the cedar forests of Michlefen and plunging gorges and karsts of the M’Goun valley. You will explore unusual rock formations, the pristine oases of the Jbel Sehro, and the enchanting groves overflowing with almonds, saffron crocuses, and cliff dwellings. You will also discover the picturesque plateaus, blooming wadis, oases, and palm groves in the Sahara, along with the voluptuous sand dunes and tents of the desert’s nomad cultures. Nestled among the high peaks of the Atlas Mountains, you will find cultures and vistas untouched by the modernity of the twenty-first century. We welcome you to share with us an experience only an insider can offer.
Our tours and expeditions, which we have consciously designed to fit your requirements, are a marvelous way to discover the beauty and mystique of the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara desert. We travel at a slow pace with the rhythm of nature, almost in silence. You can walk holding the harness of your camel if you wish, or ride it. The camel caravan, conducted by a professional chief and his crew, transporting your tents and all necessities for the journey, shall progress four or five hours a day. the same with horseback riding. In all your walking and trekking itineraries in the Mountains or the Sahara you will encounter breath taking visitas and hospitable people.
Frequently Asked Questions: What is the daily average walking distance? The distance made each day of the 8-9 day walking portion of the tour will be set by the group, and can be as leisurely or demanding as the group wishes. What should I bring with me? Some recommended items include a sleeping bag, a small, all-purpose day-pack, a flashlight with batteries, sun block, a sun hat, and sunglasses. Tents and rain-proof, insulated mats are optional, since they can be provided for you. What should I bring to wear? You should bring with you light, comfortable walking clothes for temperatures of approximately 80 degrees. You will also want to pack a sweater or jacket for the evenings, when temperatures fall to 45 degrees. With regard to footwear, you will want to bring hiking boots or comfortable shoes. Sandals are not advised. What kind of shape do I have to be in? To enjoy this vacation, the only requirement is that you enjoy fresh air and light physical activity. What types of terrain will we cover? On your journey, you will cover two different types of terrain. The first consists of reasonably flat terrain, which is easily traveled upon by anyone who likes a good walk. The second is a little more challenging, where some experience with hill walking may prove useful. On average, we will reach heights of up to 11,500 feet. Contact us for group rates.
|TRIP NAME||STARTS||DATE DEPARTING||PRICE PER PERSON|
|Great South and Kasbahs Tour||Casablanca - Marrakech||Every Monday||$985.00||View Trip|
|The Toubkal Hiking Tour||Marrakech||Every Tuesday||$1,165.00||View Trip|
|The Atlas Mountains Trek||Agadir||Every Sunday||$2,285.00||View Trip|