Solitude at the remote Erg Chigaga great dunes - Wild Morocco

FAQ on Sahara Desert Trekking

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Where do the Sahara Desert treks start from and how do we travel there? The cheapest way to reach the start of the trek (the village of Mhamid) is by public bus. This is a 10 hours journey from Marrakech. The bus operator that travels directly to Mhamid is CTM with...
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The spirit of community in Morocco

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The question, "is it safe to visit Morocco?", is becoming timeworn and has already been debated. You would be better-served to ask, "what can I expect in Morocco?", if you've already concluded that you're visiting. If you are still having doubts (it is North Africa after all!) I would urge...
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Our Top 5 Things to Do in Morocco

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You can’t possibly do and see everything that Morocco has to offer in one trip. If you can experience our top 5 things to do in Morocco that will be eye-opening enough (and, hopefully, inspire you to visit us again!).

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On tour with Wild Morocco – exploring new frontiers

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As I sat companionably chomping on apricots in harmony with hubbie and our guide, Salah, it struck me that eating these delicious little fruits wasn’t the only new experience I was having this week. Apricots and tours. Two things that haven’t really featured in the vocabulary of the Conversant Traveller….

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The Berbers of North Africa

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Only as recently as the 2011 Constitution did the Moroccan Berbers see their ‘language’ (Tamazight, one of the Berber languages) recognised as official in Morocco alongside Arabic. There is also now a Royal Institute of Amazigh (Berber) Culture in Morocco, separate TV and radio channels dedicated to Berber-language productions, and,…

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That elusive Touareg tribe – a snapshot

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We’d like to debunk a few notions that we encounter about the peoples of the desert. Several articles on Morocco speak of veiled Touareg tribes leading guests across the sands. Sounds romantic and exotic but you won’t meet a Touareg guide (let alone tribe) on your travels in Morocco. At…

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Flights to the Desert – Zagora airport

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Travelling to the Sahara desert is an adventure and the scenery en-route is incredible – the geology of the Anti-Atlas mountains and Draa Valley is other-worldly! However the journey time is considerable and not everyone has the luxury of being able to break up the driving distance with overnight rest…

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