Nomadic Berber in the Sahara Desert - bespoke desert tours with Wild Morocco

Water and Hope in the Sahara…

By | Berber, Desert tours Morocco, Erg Chigaga, Morocco, Morocco culture, Morocco Tour, Morocco Travel, Sahara Desert camel trekking, Sahara Desert camping, Sahara Desert Morocco, Sahara Desert tour 4x4, Top 5 Things to do in Morocco, Travel Blog, Travel Photographer, Visit Morocco | No Comments

When Barbara Best met a nomadic goatherd in the Sahara desert, it was a moment of chance – there was nothing stage-managed about it. The Berber woman was simply asking for water, without hesitation Barbara’s husband handed out a bottle. Two women from different worlds, “She has a life I…

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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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Self-Drive Adventure – through the heart of the High Atlas & Sahara Desert

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For those who want to get off the beaten path and experience a desert safari, we’ve tailored a 4×4 self-drive itinerary down to the Erg Chigaga region, with the highlight of the tour being a private encampment at the remote Erg Sedrar dunes (to the east of Erg Chigaga great…

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Dar Tigamino & Desert Camp – bespoke Morocco

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Combining two exclusive properties in sought-after locations in Morocco, the foothills of the High Atlas near Marrakech and the heart of the Sahara desert. A seven night bespoke package will appeal to those looking for pure escapism, adventure and genuine discovery of another culture. Stay in a private desert encampment…

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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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