Morocco


Deutsche Version


18.09. - 08.10.2021

03.03. - 25.03.2022

Services


  • guiding in German and English by Markus Linse
  • ferry Genua to Tanger MED and back in a 2 bed (2 Pers.) window cabin with 1 vehivle 5m length by  2,3m height (different messurement possible by higher prices) Marseille to Tanger possible
  • collective lunch on the ferry boat at the a la Carde Restaurant
  • 4 nights in Riads and Kasbahs with breakfast
  • camping fees
  • entrance fees
  • fully equipped guide 4x4 vehicle
  • technical assistance
  • info meeting 3 months in advance


Not included


  • fuel or diesel
  • restaurant meals and your own food
  • any drinks
  • any insurances
  • VISA fees
  • road toll


Participants must have


  • passport (validity for a minimum of 6 months)
  • international Driving License
  • vehicle registration
  • if you are not the registered owner on the vehicle registration, you will need to carry an official paper which allows you to travel with it (ask your automobile club)
  • an international valid insurance slip, called green card in Germany, signed valid for Morocco, you can get an insurance on the border to Morocco if nec.
  • Automobile Club insurance that enables a backtransport of your vehicle from mediterainian sea countries (for example ADAC, ÖAMTC, TCS...)
  • international health insurance with the option to fly back into your home country if needed
  • insurace if you cancel the trip for health or personal reason (Reiserücktrittversicherung, av. in Germany)


Vehicle Specifications


  • robust, well equipped (ask for a list), technical in good condition 4x4 vehicle (workshop proofed by paperwork)
  • full 4x4 recovery equipment (sand ladders, shovel, kinetic recovery rope, practical air compressor for typical 4x4 tyre sizes that still works under harsh conditions, ...)
  • typical spareparts for your vehicle (feel free to ask for a list)
  • carrying fuel for a range of 500 ks under offroad conditions (roundabout 100 liters)
  • drinking and water for usage for at least  4 days
  • food for at least 6 days (you will be able to stock up food as well as fresh fruits, salad ... on our way)
  • camping equipment
  • ... alltogether nothing that would not belong into a well equipped expedition vehicle.





Minimum group size 3 vehicles

Maximum group size 4 vehicles


I prefer travelling in small groups. As these expeditions are for most of the people once in a lifetime adventures, the past showed that this is the most relaxing kind of travelling.


And, we do not conquer regions, we visit them.



Prices will be shown here soon

Morocco - Kingdom of Maghreb


For me "The Kingdom of the Maghreb" is 1001 night in the north of Africa.

The medinas in one of this outstanding roayal cities, these pearls in the sahara region of the Maghreb. The narrow alleys in the medinas of Rabat, Fes, Meknes and Marrakesh. The palm oasis in the valleys nearby the Atlas with its snow covered mountains which we are able to see from the lower level of the desert area. Way until the reach of early summer. The Sandseas - Ergs - with its narrow packed dunes. More than often not that easy to pass.

Queds - wadis, out of a sudden raging rivers after heavy rain in the far Atlas mountains. More than enough travellers where in troble because of this.

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Our trip will, as usual since 2005, follow rarely used tracks in the Atlas mountains, cross and follow wadis and lead into the Ergs Chebbi and Chigaga near Merzouga in the deep south of the country. A full basket of adventure and offroad travelling with more than a good portion of expedition feeling.

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This trip encounters, next to the character of an expedition, as well the culture, the people and ancient archeological sites.

The medinas with its outstanding typical maghrebinian nightlife, The souks - Rabat at night - always a very welcome opportunity for a walk through the medina and a refreshing tea or a coffee in one of the street cafes.

Marrakesh and its Jema el Fna - the place of the beheaded or hanged - with its colourful floating life of story tellers, wizards, food stands, snake summoners and its living souk.

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In 2 of this royal cities we will spend our nights in so called riads. Wonderful old guesthouses in the moore style. Some of them kept for generations in the same family.

Another night will be spent in a Kasbah in the middle of a palm oasis. For this it is necessary to book your adventure at an early point. There we will have the chance to use a hammam and have a massage. Very welcome after lots of offroad tracks. The small chalets here are lovely decorated.


Another highlight will be a private obsavatory in the middle of the desert. The not existing backlight out here is necessary for the possibility of watching the universe with its galaxies and stars, at such a quality. Some of my clients had been held awake by the owner until dawn more than once in the past. Breathtaking.


The other nights will be spent under the one million star hotel, in the godgiven nature of North Africa. Mostly on a campfire, always with enough time for a chat.

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"What makes Morocco for me so outstanding, is the possibility to live a tough offroad adventure, together with the opportunity for high quality overnight stays, every now and than.


I love sleeping outside in my swag or in my roof top tent. Spending the nights beside the campfire under this extraordinary starry sky. The milky way in sight, the flair of the bonfire in my nose, the silence of the desert in my ears and the dust and dirt of the day in my boots.


Than, after exhausting days in the bush, I love to stand at the bar with a sundowner. Awaiting a refreshing shower, a comfortable place to lay my head and a first class dinner in a riad that is several centuries old or in a lodge in the middle of the african bush."