Bootlace walking holidays
Bootlace Walking Holidays
estd. 1995

❖ Spectacular mountain walks in Spain and Morocco ❖
MOROCCO: Extended Atlantic Coast Trek

A great favourite, this easy/moderate trek now includes an extra day walking and a night in Marrakech.

3 - 10 March 2020

Exploring the Atlantic coast on foot (with optional lifts on camels): sweeping sandy bays and rocky headlands, fishermen and farmers, tree-climbing goats and camels grazing with their young. If you love a salty tang in the air and walking with the sounds of the ocean this is the trek for you!

Early-bird discount price €790 until 11/11/2019 - full price €830

This is an 8 day Itinerary offering:-

  • A 5 day trek – easy/moderate, with high quality wild camping, including camel support, following the beautiful coastline south of Essaouira, with long sandy beaches, rocky inlets, small scale rural agriculture, marabout shrines, and abundant wild flowers
  • Plenty of time to explore and enjoy Essaouira with its excellent climate, beaches, lively fishing port and to hone your bargaining skills in the relatively quiet souks
  • An opportunity to visit the bustling city of Marrakech with its labyrinth of souks, the vibrant Jemaa el-Fna Square, the Ben Youssef Medersa and the tranquil Majorelle Gardens which house the magnificent Islamic art collection of Pierre Berge and Yves Saint Laurent.
  • Nights in two traditional riads, in the heart of the Essaouira medina within the old town walls and in Marrakech medina close to the Royal Palace

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camel reflections

What people say about our Morocco trips - I love the African continent. You organized it perfectly for me and I got to see and do exactly what I wanted R.G. Saghro trek 2019. Thank you very much for the caring, guiding hands you gave to our walking and camping on the trek. You and Mohamed did wonders with bringing us all together as a group and making the trek so very enjoyable, given some of us not being young and agile. S.G. Morocco Atlantic Coast Trek 2015. What a great holiday - it was a privilege to share it with you. C.B. Morocco Atlantic Coast trek 2013. Our Moroccan guides were excellent, and the tone – curiosity, flexibility, personal responsibility, openness, mutual kindness - was set by Paul and Fiona. I had a really good time J.A. 2012. Thank you for a wonderful trek in Morocco. Good food, music, camp fires, fab walking, good company, beautiful landscape - what more can life offer? A.N. 2013. A fabulous experience … it was a brilliant holiday! C.B. 2016

More information about Morocco - Lonely Planet and Morocco Forum Trip Advisor plus a fascinating current affairs programme - BBC Heart and Soul: Morocco and above is a video of last year's trek:

camp Sidi
Comments: - what people have said about walking and their holidays with Bootlace:
"What a fab week we had. It was the most enjoyable holiday I’ve had, a bit of everything, and obviously leaving husband and kids at home is the way forward!!" — T.D. - Siroua Trek, Morocco 2012

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