Expeditions and Community Projects in Morocco for your schools or youth groups.
Atlas Trekking are able to Tailor made Expeditions or community projects for your school or youth group. Itineraries can be designed to fit the period time and budget that is suitable for your group.
Construction and maintenance Projects.
We can organise your community Project phase in Morocco. Examples of previous projects included building a nursery in Berber Villages in the Atlas Mountains or sahara (Merzouga), planting vegetables in Imlil Valley (Aremd Village) enroute of the Toubkal circuit trek and decorating a new School building in Dour Foulous in Essaouira 190 km south of Marrakech. Simply tell us how much aim to fund raise for materials for your project and we will design your itinerary accordingly.
Berber Families Experiences.
Participants will have authentic Experiences in small Berber Villages carrying out the same daily activities as the Berber Families. Activities on residential depend upon your gender. Girl will help with cutting hay, washing clothes, cleaning the house and perparing traditional food such as Tagine or couscous, bread and mint tea. Girls will also have the opportunity to dress up in the local costumes, makeup and have henna tattoos done. Boys will go to the market, help with cutting wood, building maintenance, fruit picking in the orchards, managing livestock and playing football with the village children.
We recommend the Atlas Mountains and Sirwa, Jebel Saghro, M’goun, todra, Amizmiz for your Expeditions, which combines the beautiful High Atlas Mountains panoramas with the time to explore Berber villages and Culture. From the first day of Trekking you will be immersed in everyday Berber life watching the locals working in their terraced fields and tending to their animals. This itinerary involves early starts and strenuous Trekking Days, moving from camp to camp each day but you will be rewarded with many fine photo opportunities, in particular at the atlas peaks. At the end of the day you will be able to relax in camp and enjoy a cup of mint tea or paddle alongside refreshing rivers and the turquoise shores of Atlas Mountains Lac. you will be sleeping in 2 man tents and trekking with a day pack whilst your main luggage is portaged by mules. All meals are provided whilst on trek by our Expedition Cook and your trek will be led by qualified Moroccan guide English speaking.
Rest and Relaxation.
During your Rest and Relaxation phase in Marrakech we can organise visits to the hammam, Oasiria Water park and guided City Tours. if you would like to spend some time on the Atlantic Coast (essaouira) we can organise your hotel accommodations in Essaouira. There you will have the option of surfing or taking an camel trek along the beach and camping Overnight in the sand dunes. if you wish to go further afield we recommend our sahara desert Tours where you can visit many attractions including the Tizi N’Tichka 2260m Mountain Pass, Kasbah of Gelaoui in Telouet and several film locations. finally you will take a camel ride into the Sahara Desert staying in an authentic Bedouin tents with Traditional nomad music and Dinner under the majestic stars.