TOUR NAME: PORTUGAL & MOROCCO OVERLAND Tour
"Picos de Europa to the Edge of the Sahara Desert"
TOUR DATE: 31 March - 19 April 2019 - SPACES LIMITED
This OVERLAND tour is designed for small to medium capacity Adventure & Dual Sport Motorcycles 250cc to 800cc maximum).
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Tour Itinerary & Details: http://www.wildcat-adventures.co.uk/motorcycle-tours/morocco-motorcycle-tours/portugal-morocco-motorcycle-overland-tour-picos-de-europa-to-the-edge-of-the-sahara-desert
FOLLOW THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE MOORS.
A unique OVERLAND Motorcycle Route which starts in the Picos de Europa Northern Spain and follows ancient Tracks through PORTUGAL to the edge of the Sahara Desert in MOROCCO to create a fantastic Overland Adventure.
The perfect Overland Route for the enthusiastic and adventurous Trail Rider - Our riding pace is Easy & Relaxed with ample time to enjoy the culture and magnificent scenery.
Join us as we take a ride through ancient history on Portugal's Roman Tracks and wild offroad Trails. We continue into Morocco to ride some of the best motorcycling Trails & Roads in Morocco - Approximately 50% of our journey in Portugal is offroad and approximately 30% of our route in Morocco is offroad - on exciting & remote Trails !
Ride your motorbike on a great combination of trails and roads through stunning Mountain & Desert terrain from the Picos de Europa to the Algarve and onwards into Morocco through the Atlas Mountains to the edge of the Sahara on some of the original Dakar Rally route.
Our Tour STARTS at our hotel in the Picos Mountains in Northern Spain & ENDS at our hotel in southern Spain following our exit from Morocco.
HIGHLIGHTS - Stage 1 - Portugal
Roman Tracks & Bridges, and ancient trails built by Portugal's invaders - Moors, Romans, Carthaginians, and Phoenicians
Picos de Europa & Cantabrian Mountains
Vineyards & wine tasting
Beautiful World UNESCO Heritage Towns, Castles, & Medieval sites
Tracks in the UNESCO listed Douro Valley(Rio Douro - "River of Gold")
Tracks of the Serra da Estrela - highest mountain range in Portugal
Tracks of the Algarve Mountains
Great food & excellent wines
HIGHLIGHTS - Stage 2 - Morocco
RIF Mountains Trails
The "Blue City"
Middle Atlas Mountains & its cedar forest Trails (including barbary apes!
The Imperial City of Fes and its Medina (a UNESCO World Heritage site)
High Atlas Mountains Trails
Zagora - stage point for the ancient Trade route to Tombuktu
Jbel Sarhro Mountains
Original Paris-Dakar Rally Trails
Draa Valley - Land of a thousand Kasbahs & its Trails
Morocco's longest river - The Draa
Ouarzazate - film studios for great films as Kundun, Gladiator, etc
Canyons, Palmeries, and remote Berber villages
Morocco's remote highest passes - little known by tourists