Desert Spirit 2016 – Expedition Wired by COFICAB

Desert Spirit 2016 – Expedition Wired by COFICAB






Lovers of 4 × 4 the adventure of Desert Spirit by lands of the Kingdom of Morocco is back! For 10 days, from March 25 to April 3, next year adventurers can experience the wonders that make this country so appealing.

This is an expedition that promises to provide unforgettable adventures and testing the camaraderie and team spirit, a tourist trip where the adrenaline will not miss.

Morocco is much more than desert! It has a very rich tradition and culture and is full of scenery breathtaking! This year's program, designed for 10 days, will start from Portugal towards Tetouan, a distance of about 800 km, where they will join all expedition participants to the caravan. Tetouan is situated between the mountains and the sea and has one of the most complete and untouched medinas of Morocco.

On the second day of the expedition adventurers travel to Midelt, a route with 450km that includes stops in the city "Turquoise" of Chefchouen, ideal for photography lovers, as it is a city that surprises for its architecture, crafts and Moroccan tradition . It is still scheduled a stop at Volubilis, a set of Roman ruins that is probably the best preserved archaeological site in North Africa. Having reached Midelt participants will have the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking scenery as this city is located next to the mountain ranges of the Middle Atlas and the High Atlas Oriental.

No time to rest, Morocco waits for visitors and the third day has 270 km to go on a trip that will link Midelt Merzouga, a fantastic opportunity to enjoy some of the most beautiful landscapes of Morocco into the wilderness. Merzouga is a small Berber village in the Sahara desert known to be located next to the Erg Chebbi, the largest group of Moroccan dunes with about 5km to its maximum length and 22 km in length and with dunes that reach 150 meters high.

The fourth day of this expedition will be spent exploring the Erg Chebbi, making like the jeeps, leading them to the extreme and increasing the adrenaline to the maximum.