Before you embark on your travel to Morocco, it’s important to carefully prepare. In the excitement leading up to a big trip, many accidently forget to consider the most basic packing and preparation tips.
For adventure travelers, start a training program to prepare your body for a long outdoor trip. You’ll need to be in excellent physical condition for your hiking adventure.
Atlas Outdoor team is made up of a family of English-speaking tour leaders, passionate about travel and known for team spirit, reliability and great communication, a combination that gives exceptional strength to our organization. We are extremely proud of our team of excellent leaders. You choose the itinerary and they make it happen!
Once you have landed, your Atlas Outdoor leader will meet you at the airport holding a panel with your name and they will provide a free transfer to your hotel or Riad. At night, you will be given a general briefing about your tour. In any case of lost luggage: it is necessary to make declaration of loss in the complaints office which is located inside the airport. If you leave the airport, your flight company will refuse your request. Our company will not be able intervene in this case.
Check the validity of your passport; it must be valid up to 3 months after your trip. If you are a British citizen, or from the EU, you do not need a visa.
If you or someone you know gets hurt or injured during an adventure tour, chances are you will be far from the nearest hospital or clinic. We advise you to carry a basic first aid kit that includes;
Plasters, in a variety of different sizes and shapes, triangular bandages.
Crêpe rolled bandages, safety pins, tweezers, scissors.
Alcohol-free cleansing wipes, skin rash cream such as hydrocortisone or calendula.
Cream or spray to relieve insect bites and stings, antiseptic cream.
Painkillers such as paracetamol (or infant paracetamol for children), aspirin (not to be given to children under 16) or ibuprofen.
Cough medicine, decongestant tablets or nasal spray, antihistamine tablets.
Distilled water, for cleaning wounds and an eye bath.
Day pack, rucksack, warm sleeping bag, water-purification tablets, water bottle.
Headlamp or flashlight, first-aid kit, knife/multi-purpose tool.
Sunscreen, shampoo, soap, sunglasses, whistle, insect repellent.
Convertible nylon pants/shorts, fleece jacket.
Polypropylene underwear (shirt & pants), wide-brimmed hat, long-sleeved shirt.
Hooded rain jacket and pants, gloves, resealable plastic bags, toilet paper.
Lip balm (with sunscreen), repair/sewing kit, pencil and paper, notebook.
Charger for cameras and phone, extra film or memory card.
Credit card and cash. There are cash machines in Marrakech, Ouarzazate and Azilal.
Passport - airline tickets.
Driving licence - photocopies of all official papers (passport, drivering licence, airline ticket).
The phone numbers of your insurance / assistance / repatriation.
One or two photographs (in case).
We know that hotels aren’t the main reason for travelling but good accommodation can enhance your overall tour experience – and great accommodations can contribute to a great trip! We select hotels that we believe are the best for a particular trip and experience – those that will offer our guests the best combination of quality, value, and atmosphere for each destination. We suggest small authentic Riads in Marrakesh and different hotel categories according to your wishes.