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Portugal to Morocco OVERLAND

"Follow in the Footsteps of the Moors"

...Ride ancient Tracks in Portugal

Ride the Desert & Mountain Tracks in Morocco

Portugal to Morocco OVERLAND Route

...Suitable for Small to Medium Capacity Dual Sport Adventure Motorbikes (250cc-800cc maximum)

...Ride the Dakar pistes

...Incredible scenery

"Picos de Europa to the Edge of the Sahara"

...Follow in the Footsteps of the Moors

PORTUGAL & MOROCCO Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Picos de Europa to the Edge of the Sahara Desert" - At a Glance

Trip Style:



21 Days / 20 Nights

Total Distance Covered: (Stages 1 & 2)

4247 kms / 2639 miles (approximately)

Riding Difficulty- Stage 1 - Portugal


50% Trails.

You are an experienced rider and confident riding your own motorcycle (with luggage) on tarmac, gravel tracks, and easy stream crossings

Our Overland tour rides through some remote mountain & forest areas.
Our route is a combination of quiet tarmac roads and remote gravel/rocky tracks and mud (on wet days).
There are a few easy stream crossings.

Riding Difficulty - Stage 2 - Morocco


30% Trails.

Our Overland Route in Morocco links spectacular roads and trails in the mountains and gorges of the Atlas Mountains and along the edge of the Sahara desert.

You are an experienced rider and confident riding your own motorbike with soft luggage on a wide range of road and trail conditions - ie tarmac, rocky and gravel trails, short sections of sand and river crossings.

Suitable Bikes:

Our OVERLAND tour is designed for small to medium capacity Adventure & Dual Sport Motorcycles (250cc to 850cc maximum).

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Portugal & Morocco Motorcycle OVERLAND Tour "Picos de Europa to the Edge of the Sahara Desert"



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.


STAGE 1 - PORTUGAL - Our Adventure starts with a great ride through the Spanish Picos Mountains to northern Portugal where our offroad riding begins. We take the time to enjoy Portugal's countryside and explore its numerous Trails as we ride North to South finishing in the Algarve.
Our route is a wonderful combination of quiet country and mountain roads linking the varied offroad sections with their spectacular landscapes through the High Serras.
We ride through rarely seen remote country and quaint towns and villages steeped in history and rural culture and follow some of the ancient routes and Roman roads used by Portugal's invaders through the centuries.
The riding is graded Easy to Moderate.
This Portugal Stage can be ridden as an individual Adventure:
STAGE 2 - MOROCCO - A destination for the Overland Adventure Motorcycle rider; a country of amazing contrasts and landscapes.
A route designed by John Fulton from experience gained over 30 years leading adventure tours in Morocco.
Magnificent mountain ranges, gorges, canyons, forests, oases, and desert landscapes.
We enjoy an exciting combination of mountain & desert trails - which are linked by some of the most exciting and dramatic scenic roads in Morocco.
We enter North Africa at Tangier on Morocco's Mediterranean coastline and ride through the Rif, Middle Atlas, and High Atlas mountains following ancient Berber trails through mountain villages to witness a life and culture unchanged for centuries. We then ride south through the famous Todra gorge enroute to the Sahara desert.
We continue on sections of the Paris-Dakar Rally Trails to the Draa Valley following some of the ancient trading routes from Tombuktu. Our route out of Africa takes us over one of the highest passes in the High Atlas.
The riding is graded Moderate.
This Morocco Stage can be ridden as an individual Adventure:
Our OVERLAND Adventure is designed for medium capacity Adventure & Dual Sport Motorcycles (250cc to 850cc maximum).
Our  tour has been fully researched and personally ridden by John & Brigitte - as with all our tours, it is run by Wildcat Adventures and led by John & Brigitte. We do not subcontract any of our tours!


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Why Wildcat Adventures?

Providing Adventure Tours is a full time occupation for John & Brigitte and this is evident in the extensive EXPERIENCE they have in ORGANISING and LEADING Adventure Tours.


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