Enduro rider making a sand splash in the Sahara desert

Sahara Escape

Morocco, Africa

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  • Level

    Beginner to intermediate motorbike riders. Buggies and quads are also available.

  • Group

    12-18 people.

  • Dates

    December 12 - 15, 2024

Included

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Bikes, 4x4 and dromedaries

Each mile brings discoveries and unexpected encounters as the journey unfolds in the Sahara.

Navigating through the sand dunes, the motorbike, the quads, the 4x4, and the dromedaries become faithful companions, conquering off-roads and understanding freedom.

The desert

Majestic Sands

The Moroccan desert, with its vast stretches of golden sands and rugged beauty, is a landscape steeped in mystique and wonder.

As the sun rises over the dunes, casting a warm glow upon the desert floor, the landscape comes alive with the promise of adventure and discovery.

It is in the vast expanse of the desert itself that the true magic of Morocco reveals itself.

Here, beneath the vast canopy of the desert sky, time seems to stand still as the dunes stretch endlessly before you, their ever-shifting contours a testament to the timeless dance of wind and sand.

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WhatPeopleSay

    A desert may seem like an inhospitable place at first glance, but those who take the time to explore it will find that it is full of magic.
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    WrittenBy: S. Gonzalez

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How we roll

From zipping on two wheels to roaring in a 4x4 to swaying atop dromedaries, we journey through the untamed desert expanse, embracing every wild ride along the way.

Riding a motorbike through the desert sand is a thrilling symphony of power and precision. Dust swirls in the wake of the wheels, painting a mesmerising trail behind.

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Trough the moroccan desert

The magic route.
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Trough the moroccan desert

The magic route.

DESERT UNITES

Finding Companionship in the Desert Wilderness

In the solitude of the desert, introspection and reflection often accompany the journey of making friends. Amidst the vastness of the landscape, we have the opportunity to connect on a deeper level, sharing their dreams, fears, and aspirations.

Through heartfelt conversations beneath the endless canopy of the desert sky, bonds are strengthened, and lasting friendships are born.

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Serenity Amidst the Sands

As the relentless sun begins to dip below the horizon, casting a warm glow over the vast expanse of sand, we find solace in the embrace of the desert night.

Each night promises a new and unique experience as you stay in a variety of hotels, each designed to blend seamlessly with the natural surroundings, boasting traditional Berber architecture and décor.

Unwind in spacious rooms adorned with intricate Moroccan textiles and furnishings, offering an authentic immersion into the local culture.

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    Kasbah Hotel Xaluca

    In Arfoud, known as "the Door to the Desert," stands the renowned Kasbah Hotel Xaluca, a unique gem distinguished by its remarkable features.

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    Camp Desert Bivouac Chegaga

    Under the starry desert sky, with feet in the sand, experience the serene calm that recharges your energy as the sun rises over the dunes.

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    Kasbah Hotel Tombouctou

    Kasbah Hotel Tombouctou, nestled in the Erg Chebbi Desert, reigns as the pinnacle of luxury. With its majestic structure and prime location, it's a must-visit for travelers exploring southern Morocco.

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    Hotel Xaluca Dades

    Perched at 1612 meters amidst the towering Atlas range, Xaluca Dades Hotel offers panoramic views of the Dades Valley and its quaint Berber villages, set against majestic mountain backdrops.

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Moroccan Way of Life

Living the Moroccan Dream: Exploring the Cultural Tapestry of Everyday Life

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One of the most fundamental aspects of making friends in the desert is embracing the spirit of hospitality.

Despite the harsh environment, desert communities have long upheld traditions of welcoming travelers with warmth and generosity. Whether sharing a meal under the starlit sky or offering shelter from the blazing sun, these acts of kindness serve as the foundation for forging bonds of friendship in the desert.

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Vibrant Colors and Aromatic Scents

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Itinerary

  • Day 1


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    Arrival to Morocco

    Airport pick-up by drivers and two 4x4 vehicles to venture into the desert. A 510-kilometer journey ahead, boasting breathtaking scenery. Traverse the iconic Tizi-n'Tichka Mountain Pass, the country's highest road pass. Arrive at Erfoud, known as "the Gateway to the Desert." Accommodation and dinner at Kasbah Xaluca, a uniquely distinctive lodging in Morocco.

  • Day 2


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    Erfoud

    Today, dive into the desert adventure. Explore Rissani's unique market and donkey "parking." Ride Dakar Rally tracks, visit desert villages, and stop at the 360-million-year-old Marine Fossils Quarries. Enjoy a picnic in an oasis before heading to the Great Erg Chebbi for a sunset camel ride. Sleep in traditional Haimas tents at the Bivouac, under the dazzling desert stars.

  • Day 3


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    The Bivouac

    Catch the sunrise with a Bedouin breakfast atop the dunes. Depart for the abandoned village of Merdani, then visit the Sudanese-origin village of Khamlia for traditional dances and mint tea. Arrive at Kasbah Tombouctou for free time, with the option to buggy to capture the sunset. Stay overnight and dine at Kasbah Tombouctou.

  • Day 4


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    Boumalne Dades

    Set off on the asphalt road to Tinerhir, a picturesque town known for its pink houses and palm groves, serving as the gateway to the famed Todra Gorges. Journey onward to Boumalne Dades, nestled in the Valley of the Birds amid the High Atlas Mountains at 1,612 meters. Enjoy accommodation and dinner at the 4-star Hotel Xaluca Dades.

  • Day 5


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    Marrakech

    We're now on the final leg of our journey, heading back to Marrakech for our return flight. Departure from Marrakech.

Itinerary

  • Day 1


    Morocco-rip-desert-local-shop2

    Arrival to Morocco

    Airport pick-up by drivers and two 4x4 vehicles to venture into the desert. A 510-kilometer journey ahead, boasting breathtaking scenery. Traverse the iconic Tizi-n'Tichka Mountain Pass, the country's highest road pass. Arrive at Erfoud, known as "the Gateway to the Desert." Accommodation and dinner at Kasbah Xaluca, a uniquely distinctive lodging in Morocco.

  • Day 2


    ERFOUD-trip-morocco-4x4-sand

    Erfoud

    Today, dive into the desert adventure. Explore Rissani's unique market and donkey "parking." Ride Dakar Rally tracks, visit desert villages, and stop at the 360-million-year-old Marine Fossils Quarries. Enjoy a picnic in an oasis before heading to the Great Erg Chebbi for a sunset camel ride. Sleep in traditional Haimas tents at the Bivouac, under the dazzling desert stars.

  • Day 3


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    The Bivouac

    Catch the sunrise with a Bedouin breakfast atop the dunes. Depart for the abandoned village of Merdani, then visit the Sudanese-origin village of Khamlia for traditional dances and mint tea. Arrive at Kasbah Tombouctou for free time, with the option to buggy to capture the sunset. Stay overnight and dine at Kasbah Tombouctou.

  • Day 4


    Boumalne-Dades-morocco-town-trip

    Boumalne Dades

    Set off on the asphalt road to Tinerhir, a picturesque town known for its pink houses and palm groves, serving as the gateway to the famed Todra Gorges. Journey onward to Boumalne Dades, nestled in the Valley of the Birds amid the High Atlas Mountains at 1,612 meters. Enjoy accommodation and dinner at the 4-star Hotel Xaluca Dades.

  • Day 5


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    Marrakech

    We're now on the final leg of our journey, heading back to Marrakech for our return flight. Departure from Marrakech.

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TripSummary

  • Level

    Beginner to intermediate motorbike riders. Buggies and quads are also available.

  • Group

    12-18 people.

  • Dates

    December 12 - 15, 2024

Included

  • Accomodation

    4 nights’ accommodation in hotels.

  • Bike, 4x4 and dromedary

    Motorcycle, 4x4 and dromedary rental.

  • Food: full board

    Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

  • Tour guide

    Knowledgable Tour guide 24h riding alongside the group.

NotIncluded

  • Flights

    Arrive at Marrakech International Airport in Africa before 12pm on the day of the trip start.

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  • Drinks during breaks and coffee breaks

    Sorry, but booze and coffee are on you.

  • Travel insurance

    Book your travel insurance in advance to prevent any extra medical charges in case of an accident.

  • Riding gear

    Bandanas, goggles, boots, and other personal riding gear not included. Please bring your own.

  • Not to forget!

    • Credit Card

    • Personal Extreme Sport Insurance

    • Valid Vaccination Passport

    • Valid passport

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