Trekking Tours from Marrakech
Exploring Morocco through trekking offers one of the finest ways to discover this North African gem, which beautifully combines the grandeur of the Sahara Desert and the lofty High Atlas Mountains. At Moments in Morocco, we have carefully designed a selection of trekking adventures catering to various preferences and fitness levels. These trekking tours are accessible year-round and can be tailored to align with your specific areas of interest.
Desert Trekking Tours from Marrakech
Trekking through the Sahara Desert is a unique experience that cannot be compared to any other, and this vast desert landscape truly offers a journey of unhurried travel. These adventures offer a real sense of space and remoteness, especially when witnessed from the summit of the vast dunes.
There is no more authentic means of navigating the stunning Sahara Desert than the way the locals do: on the back of a towering reliable camel. These remarkable creatures not only transport you effortlessly across the dunes but also carry your belongings.
It is no surprise that these majestic animals hold a significant place in Morocco’s ancient history and are deeply respected throughout North Africa as an indispensable aspect of life, vital for people’s survival in the challenging yet captivating expanses of the vast desert regions.
Throughout your trekking expedition, you will have experienced local guides and camel handlers by your side. They will lead you through the varied landscapes of the stunning Sahara Desert, point out captivating aspects of the terrain, and share with you their passion for the nomadic way of life.
They will set up the camp for the night, prepare your meals, and handle all the logistical aspects of your camel trekking adventure in Morocco. This will allow you to fully immerse yourself in the experience without any worries.
Mountain Trekking Tours from Marrakech
Trekking the Atlas Mountains in Morocco is an unforgettable experience that should be on everyone’s bucket list. The Atlas Mountains, where the native Berber people and seasonal nomads reside, represent a distinctive environment where the authentic way of life has remained unaltered for centuries.
Throughout your mountain trekking in Morocco, you will explore the stunning scenery, lush verdant valleys, astonishing rock formations, beautiful Berber villages and off-the-beaten paths. While trekking in the mountains, you will come across nomads with their herds in search of grazing areas, and you will probably spend a night or two with a Berber family.
As you journey through the Atlas Mountains on your trek, you will have mules to carry the trekking equipment; camping tents, blankets, mattresses, kitchen stuff as well as your personal luggage. you will be accompanied by experienced local guides and mule handlers who will lead you through the various terrains of the mountains. They will not only introduce you to the captivating landscapes and interesting features but also provide insights into the local culture and the way of life of the Berber communities that continue to reside in the Atlas Mountains. They will also prepare your meals and set up the camp tents.
Your daily trekking schedule typically consists of approximately three hours in the morning, followed by another three hours in the afternoon. However, the pace and the length of each trek can be adapted to your individual rhythm allowing you to choose the portion of each trek and to stop whenever is desired or necessary. You can select from our thoughtfully crafted packages, or contact us to create a customised itinerary that caters to your specific interests.
To experience the trip of a lifetime by going on a trekking expedition in Morocco, contact us today, and before you know it, you will be venturing into a captivating adventure, creating unforgettable memories.