Atlantic Camel Caravan - Coastal Trek
Morocco, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from £495 (land only) - from €695 (land only) - from $820 (land only)
Day 1: Meet at the group hotel in Marrakech. Complimentary airport transfers are provided for clients arriving on this day. Marrakech is a colourful city and depending on your arrival time you may have time to explore the old souk and streets of Marrakech. KE Land Only package services begin with the evening meal.
Day 2: After breakfast we drive towards Lmessouane on the Atlantic Coast. Famed for its spectacular waves and panoramic beach, we'll have time to stroll around this bustling coastal village and busy cafes. After meeting our camels, we walk for approximately 2 hours along cliff tops, with plenty of opportunities to explore sandy beaches. On reaching Amderdiz, we prepare for our first night under canvas.
Day 3: A superb day of trekking spent on high trails overlooking the sea as we gaze down on hidden bays and crashing waves. Moving at a relaxed pace we reach Tafeda in the afternoon, leaving time to stroll along the long sandy beach. We set up camp just outside this small fishing village which was once an important Portuguese port and where the mountains reach the sea. Walk distance approx: 5hrs
Day 4: A memorable start to the morning as we walk through a wild landscape of Argon trees, look out for the famed tree grazing goats! Todays trails take us through a variety of contrasting and spectacular scenery. The afternoon sees us drop down to one of the most beautiful beaches on the Atlantic coast and this evening's camp offers plenty of opportunities for exploring. Walk distance approx: 5hrs.
Day 5: Today we traverse imposing cliffs above the Atlantic trekking through Berber villages. This evening's camp is unforgettable, surrounded by the Sidi me Barek dunes and near a pretty waterfall where we can enjoy a welcoming shower! A walk up the dunes is a fantastic experience, offering sweeping views of tomorrow's beach walk and the village of Sidi Kaouki. Walk distance approx: 4hrs.
Day 6: Our final day of trekking takes us through a spectacular landscape until finally reaching the beach of Sidi Kaouki where we bid farewell to our camels and their drivers. A short 40min transfer takes us to our hotel in the pretty coastal town of Essaouira - a colourful place to explore and relax at the end of our trek. Walk distance approx: 3hrs.
Day 7: After breakfast we drive back to Marrakech and our group hotel. The afternoon offers the opportunity for an optional sightseeing tour with an English speaking guide around the Djemaa-el-Fna and Marrakech's labyrinth of souks. We rendezvous later for an evening of Moroccan hospitality and celebratory dinner to round off a fantastic week.
Day 8: KE Land Only package services end after breakfast. Complimentary airport transfers are provided.
GPS Trip Data
Click on the link below to view the detailed stats for this holiday via Garmin Connect. Tracked using a Garmin etrex20 you can see detailed mapping of the route, daily distances travelled, the total ascent and descent each day and maximum altitude.