Global adventures start with a local perspective - that's our philosophy. Abroad, or just as importantly at home, the starting point is the same; how to get the most enjoyable holiday for our customers while benefiting the local people, economy and respecting the environment. Mountain biking is a great way to explore seldom visited areas of Morocco, experiencing the wilderness of the deserts and Atlas Mountains, and the colourful bustling towns, and travelling at a speed that enables you to take in your surroundings without damaging the environment.
On this Atlas Mountains mountain biking holiday we select a variety of accommodation that represents the character and diversity of Morocco. We stay in cosy auberges, small hotels and spend a night in traditional family homes experiencing the superb hospitality of the poorer Moroccan families live. We visit local farmsteads and villages and enjoy the hospitality of local restaurants and the local people. By visiting and working with locally based people and buying local products from small producers, (organic if possible) we contribute to the regional economy. Accompanied by a local knowledgeable guide our guests are able to understand in depth about Morocco and its fascinating history.
For this Atlas Mountains mountain biking holiday we provide travellers with Travellers Codes that encourage the reduction of water usage, systems for collecting, recycling or safe disposal of litter and relevant suggestions to minimise damage to the environment, wildlife and marine ecosystems. All our Atlas Mountains mountain biking holidays have a maximum group size of 12 to 15 people minimising both the social and environmental impact. Being able to participate and connect with the local Moroccan people and culture provides a richer holiday experience.
Voted one of the Best Tour Operators in two categories in the Guardian / Observer Travel Awards 2010.
Voted in February 2010, by The Guardian newspapers list of experts as one of the top 75 outstanding green travel companies in the Guardian Green Travel List 2010.
Winner of the Guardian Observer Award for Best Small Short Break Tour Operator, runner up in the Online Booking Award and Best Small Tour Operator award 2011.
Having stayed in touch since primary school, Andy and Paul decided to cycle around South America in 1994. Andy was a keen cyclist but Paul hadnít been on a bike since doing his paper round. They didnít have an itinerary and used military maps to navigate through the desert. They had so much fun and met such amazing people that they agreed to set up a cycling tour company together. Andy says their trips create a flexible and intimate way to travel and absorb the local culture and, whats more, you never forget how to cycle Ė itís just like riding a bike!
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