Morocco, Atlas Mountains

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MOROCCO, ATLAS MOUNTAINS

 North Africa's Desert to Highest Mountains (option to add Mount Toubkal)

 Period: Apr to Oct.

 Duration: 10 days.

 DofE suitable.

 Aliitude: Meduim

 HIGHLIGHTS

•  Completing your DofE trek in the spectacular Atlas Mountains

•  Experiencing traditional Berber life

•  See North Africa’s Highest Mountain - Jebel Toubkal

•  R&R in a world heritage site

•  The markets of Marrakech

 

Discover the blazing colours and wafting aromas of Marrakech, a crossroads for travellers and traders for centuries, where souks and bazaars offer a continent’s worth of riches. Step

out of this vibrant world and get your boots dusty as you head out to the silent desert wilderness of the Atlas Mountains. Your DofE trek follows ancient trails that cross high ridges and pass through traditional villages. See Northern Africa’s highest mountain – Jebel Toubkal deep into the Toubkal National park. Morocco will leave you spellbound!

 

ITINERARY OVERVIEW:

-Depart the UK and arrive in Marrakech. Spend the evening acclimatising to the sights, sounds and smells of this vibrant ancient city. Explore the maze of souks and try some of the local delicacies as well as making preparations for your trek in the Atlas Mountains.

 -Travel from bustling Marrakech to the village of Around in the Toubkal National Park, spend the day refreshing your skills ahead of your DofE trek whilst acclimatising to the altitude.

 -Over the next four days you will complete your Gold DofE Assessment Trek, under the assessment of the leader team. You will be totally self- sufficient carrying all necessary equipment, camping, cooking on stoves and planning your own route.

Return Policy

Our goodwill returns policy, which is in addition to your statutory rights, entitles you the right to cancel within seven days of the contract, or seven days of receipt of the goods. Outlook Adventures clients will be offered either a full refund of the fee paid to Outlook Adventures or a transfer to any other course/date.