MARCH 14 - 21: Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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Agadir Al-Massira International Airport

· Agadir

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Join us for an adventurous backabush hiking trip to the Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco.

Group size - 20. Number of nights - 7. Cost - £459

The Anti-Atlas are a range of jagged red-granite peaks and stunning rock formations. Situated between the High Atlas Mountains to the north and the Sahara Desert to the south, the area enjoys warm spring days before the temperatures soar in the summer months.

These mountains are not yet as popular for hiking as their neighboring big brothers in the High Atlas and are still somewhat of an undiscovered gem. We can expect rugged rocky trails, lunar like landscapes and valleys freckled with typical Moroccan brightly painted houses and local mosques.

From Agadir our private transfer will take us to the charming and relaxed mountain town of Tafraout, our base for the week. Perched on the hillside, our hotel has views across the roofs of town and out to a panorama of rocky summits opposite. Rooms are either twin shares or private singles (with additional supplement), both with access to the swimming pool and of course the bar.

Our 6 hiking days (accompanied by a local guide), will be a variety of walks on mountain ridges, valley explorations and summit treks up to 2300m. As the hiking scene is not yet well established in the Anti-Atlas we must be prepared to spend time hiking away from paths and across some difficult and at times steep terrain.

This trip does not involve technical mountaineering but we will encounter exposure on our mountain routes so a head for heights is needed. A good level of fitness will also be required, expect to walk approx 10 - 12 miles a day with up to 1400m of ascent on our biggest days out.

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

7 Nights Hotel Accommodation (Twin Share)
All breakfasts
1st, 2nd and last nights evening meals
Airport Transfers from Agadir
Private bus transport to and from our hikes
A local trekking guide
Two trip leaders
Half day excursion to 'Paradise Valley'
Financial protection in accordance with the Package Travel Law 1992

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

Single supplement of £84 extra if you'd like a private room
Flights (See below for options)
Lunches
4 Evening meals
Travel Insurance (see below)

RECOMMENDED FLIGHTS:

The meeting point is at Agadir Airport on Saturday 14th March at approximately 20:00. We will return to the airport on Saturday 21st March at around 18:00. Conveniently there is a choice of flights into Agadir that arrive at similar times...

From Stansted (Cheapest)

OUTBOUND Saturday 14 March:
Ryanair flight FR3033
Departs - 14.50 London Stansted
Arrives - 19.40 Agadir

RETURN 21 March:
Ryanair flight FR3034
Departs - 20.05 Agadir
Arrives - 22.55 London Stansted

Or from Gatwick

OUTBOUND Saturday 14 March:
EasyJet flight EZY8149
Departs - 14.15 London Gatwick
Arrives - 19.10 Agadir

RETURN Saturday 21 March:
EasyJet flight EZY8150
Departs - 20.05 Agadir
Arrives - 22.55 London Gatwick

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IMPORTANT NOTE:

We consider safety to be our number one priority and while we never take unnecessary risks, we do recognise that any outdoor activity involves a danger of personal injury or death. It is important that you are aware of and accept these risks, you should not undertake anything beyond your own abilities. It is also your responsibility to be correctly equipped for the weather and activity you have chosen to participate in.

We recommend that everyone participating in outdoor activities obtain appropriate insurance. You need to be covered for hiking up to 2500m. The BMC offer excellent policies for all outdoor enthusiasts at very competitive rates: https://www.thebmc.co.uk/modules/insurance/Landing.aspx