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

By | Atlas Mountains Morocco, Birding in Morocco, Desert tours Morocco, Desert wildlife Morocco, Erg Chigaga, Moroccan birds, Morocco, Morocco Tour, Morocco Travel, Sahara Desert & Atlas Mountains trek, Sahara Desert camping, Sahara Desert Morocco, Tailor-made Morocco, Things to do in Morocco, Visit Morocco | No Comments

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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Snakes, boars and lions – hiking the Ameln Valley

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The wild boar meant business. Blocking our path more effectively than even Gandalf would have done, he gave a haughty snort of derision and impatiently scratched at the ground, sending clouds of dust swirling into our faces…

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‘Le village au bout du monde…’

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…or, the village at the world’s end, as a friend fondly describes it. It’s, in his words, not a remarkable village, but it’s the dramatic location and seeming remoteness of the place that have lent its title! Well, the promise of getting off the beaten path and not seeing any…

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Kasbah Telouet and the Glaoua family

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Given the strategic location of the Telouet mountain pass (the historic Tizi-n-Telouet), it is not surprising that the cradle of the influential Glaoua family was at Telouet. The French constructed the relatively modern mountain road pass, at the Tizi-n-Tichka, but the Telouet pass was the main route for the sub-Saharan caravans travelling to Marrakech,…

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Kasbah Angour – gateway to the Atlas Mountains & Marrakech

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Kasbah Angour hotel is set in a wonderful location, on the doorstep of both the High Atlas mountains and Marrakech, with the highest peaks in Morocco forming a stunning backdrop to its south-facing gardens. The medina of Marrakech is only 30 minutes away by car, with easy vehicle access directly to the…

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