Morocco · October 3 - 12 2024

10 Day Mountainous Morocco Expedition

Go Trekking Off the Beaten Path in the Anti-Atlas

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Overview

Get an intense introduction to Morocco, starting from the vibrant city of Marrakech, taking in its beguiling Medina. From here, we make our way into the lesser-visited Anti-Atlas Mountains to begin an unforgettable trek taking us from village to village, sleeping in local homestays each night.

Hosts

Nicole Smoot

Nicole Smoot

Expedition Lead


Despite being born and raised in the mountains of Alaska with plenty of backyard adventures that could have kept her busy for a lifetime, the unusual dragon blood trees of Socotra, the truly bizarre landscapes of Iran’s far-flung Sistan and Balochistan Province, the gingerbread-house-like architecture of Sana’a, and the dazzling turquoise lakes of Tajikistan’s Fann Mountains lured Nicole to the other side of the planet and on to get to know these locations extremely well.

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10 Day Mountainous Morocco Expedition

10 Day Mountainous Morocco Expedition

Go Trekking Off the Beaten Path in the Anti-Atlas

FROM$3,675.00/pp

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FAQs

This 10 Day Morocco Expedition will begin and end in Marrakech, Morocco. The trip starts the morning of October 3rd and ends the evening of October 12th.

This 10 Day Morocco expedition is rated as moderate to difficult. This means that we will be trekking for long hours each day. 


You can expect long days of trekking, up to 18 kilometers | 11 miles (7-10 hours) at the longest. You should expect to carry a pack with roughly 5-10 kg of weight each day with your water, camera, layering clothing, and any other necessities.

Many nationalities can enter Morocco visa-free. A handful require an e-visa and some nationalities (mostly African, Central Asian, and Middle Eastern nations) require a full visa).


Citizens of the following nations may enter Morocco visa-free for up to 90 days: European Union, Algeria, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Côte d'Ivoire, Gabon, Iceland, Indonesia, Japan, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Macao, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, New Zealand, Niger, Norway, Oman, Peru, the Philippines, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


Citizens of the Dominican Republic can enter Morocco visa-free for up to 60 days.


Citizens of Hong Kong and the Maldives may enter Morocco visa-free for up to 30 days.


Passport holders of Azerbaijan, Guatemala, India, Israel, Jordan, and Thailand are eligible for a Moroccan e-visa.


If your nationality isn't on any of the above lists, you will likely need to apply via your nearest Moroccan embassy or consulate for a visa.


To join any Safar Expeditions departure you will need to carry an active travel insurance plan. It is recommended to select an insurance plan that covers both medical care and evacuation. 


We recommend using IATI travel insurance for medical coverage and an evacuation plan from Global Rescue.

The Moroccan Dirham (MAD) is the official currency of Morocco. The value of the Dirham fluctuates a little but seems to steadily stay around 9-11 MAD to $1 USD.

Yes, we do provide a suggested packing list and preparation guide for our Morocco expedition that can be viewed here

Moroccan cuisine is world renown and for good reason, it's absolutely delicious. The most common foods you will encounter in Morocco are tagine (a dish of tender meat and veggies cooked in a special clay vessel), couscous (usually served with meat or soup and typically on Fridays), zaalouk (smoked eggplant dip), b'stilla (pastry pie stuffed with chicken or pigeon meat and spices), and msemen (a Moroccan style bread). Soups are quite common too including harira and b'ssara. 


Vegetarians and vegans will find eating in Morocco to be easy to navigate as the cuisine features an array of veggies and a plethora of spices.


Please let us know of any dietary restrictions or allergies in advance so that we can accommodate your needs.

Yes, a minimum of 4 passengers will need to be on this expedition in order to run. If the minimum isn't reached, we will contact you about the potential to still operate the trip but at an additional charge or you will be given the option to cancel and your deposit/payment can either be returned to you or applied toward a different expedition of your choosing.

10 Day Mountainous Morocco Expedition

Morocco · October 3 - 12 2024 · 9 nights

FROM$3,675.00/pp

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