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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Moroccan Birds – Guest Blog

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When keen birdwatcher Ollie Wright contacted us to book a tour through the Sahara desert to finish at the Coast, he had several bird species on his wish-list. Importantly, north of Agadir, the Tamri estuary offers one of the best places in the world to see the endangered Northern Bald…

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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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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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Tea has a special place in Morocco

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Tea-drinking is a big deal in most corners of the globe, from the Far East, Russia, India, to the United Kingdom, the Middle East, and North and East Africa, to say the least. Each nation has its own tea customs and rituals, and not everyone drinks the same blend of…

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A Day in the Life – meeting the Nomad

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Meet Lahcen Boulbreba, otherwise affectionately known as ‘Berbere’, and something of a local celebrity (everyone knows Boulbreba…). He is the closest example you may find of someone who’s lived out their years in the desert, and still lives in the desert today. His home is a ramshackle collection of tents…

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