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Birding Tour Morocco: The Best of Central Morocco 2018



Birding in Morocco is both scenic and exciting, and the country has many first-class birds, including a number of near-endemics, such as the stunning Moussier’s Redstart, Tristram’s Warbler, Levaillant’s Woodpecker, and the odd-looking Northern Bald Ibis. This tour follows the birdlife of the Sahara desert and the Atlas Mountains, as well as incorporating the spectacle of the spring migration from Africa to Europe. From the snow-capped Atlas Mountains at around 2600m to the low-lying beautiful dunes of the Sahara desert – the birds we see are always against an impressive backdrop wherever we are! In early spring birds are migrating to Europe, and the beautiful Moroccan landscape explodes into bloom, helping the numerous passerines on their northward migration.

However, for many it is the numerous mouth-watering near-endemic and desert specialties that can be found in Morocco which are the biggest draw, and the list is long! Whether it be seeing a beautiful male Moussier’s Redstart perched on roadside bushes, waiting at dusk for a view of the mystical Egyptian Nightjar or Pharaoh Eagle-Owl, searching for small groups of Cream-colored Courser and Thick-billed Lark on the now famous Tagdilt Track, sifting through migrants in a desert hotel garden, watching African Desert Warbler in the sand dunes, or simply enjoying the desert scenery among camels, there is something for everyone on this Birding Tour Morocco adventure!

Duration: 11 days

Limit (Group Size): 6 - 10

Date Start: March 24, 2018

Date End: April 03, 2018

Tour Start: Marrakech

Tour End: Marrakech

The dates for the Agadir extension are 3 – 7 April 2018.

Difficulty: The majority of birding is done in close proximity to the vehicle with some short walks on relatively flat terrain. The Tagdilt Track may involve some longer walks when searching for species, and Oukaïmeden may involve a little more uneven/rocky terrain to find the specialties.

Climate: Generally warm and sunny in the middle of the day, although quite cold in the early morning and evening. Rain is also a possibility. The high Atlas and the Anti-Atlas can be quite cold, especially early in the mornings, and during the evenings.


Price: Main tour €1995.00 per person sharing, Agadir extension €780.00 per person sharing. (These are 2017 prices; 3028 prices are expected to be 5 - 10% higher.)

Single Supplement: Main tour €250, Agadir extension €160.

Price includes:
Meals
Accommodation
Guiding fees
All transport while on tour (including airport transfers)
Bottled water throughout the tour
Price excludes:
International flights
Airport taxes
Visa fees
Items of a personal nature, e.g. laundry, gifts
Drinks other than bottled water
Personal insurance
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We toured Namibia in a private group of six people through Birding Ecotours in 2010. Our group was rather diverse, with birding desires ranging from obsessive to casual and including a wildlife photographer. The range of interests could have led to issues, but we all were very satisfied with the trip. We not only had great birding results, thoroughly satisfying the more bird-oriented among us, but also had unforgettable experiences viewing mammals to the delight of the entire group. The tour was well-organized and well-executed, we had plenty of information in advance, the arrangements took account of our special needs, accommodations and transportation were excellent, and the price was quite reasonable. We were delighted with the trip and look forward to our next adventure (already booked!) with Birding Ecotours.

Bill Heck, Ohio



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