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Riding Morocco with Mick Extance

By Dan Aspel -

Touring & travel

 25 May 2011 15:20

Five-time Dakar Rally finisher Mick Extance has announced dates for four off-road "adventure experiences" to Morocco at the end of this year and the start of 2012.

The 'Mick Extance Honda Off-Road Experience' will be running two ten-day and two eight-day expeditions into the Atlas mountains, the surrounding valleys and around the Atlantic coast.

Included in the trips are airport transfers, accommodation, meals, a CRF450X or CRF250X loan machine (including all fuel), a translator, a 4x4 back-up vehicle. Riders can also hire riding kit for £95. Flights, personal insurance and non meal time drinks are not included.

Each adventure trip begins in Ouazarzate and travels through Chicaga, Tafrout, Merzouga and Boulmane Dades through the Dades Gorge. Riders will also spend a day learning the expert skills required to tackle riding on sand dunes and, experience the local culture by meeting villagers and sleeping in traditional Berber camps.

The eight day adventures cost £1,995 and are taking place between 19-26 October 2011 and 15-22 February 2012. The ten day experiences are from 7-16 October 2011 and 3-12 February 2011 and cost £2,195.

Visit: www.mickextanceoffroad.com