Encountering Ancient Cultures on Trips

Interacting with locals is essential to truly experiencing any destination.  And most people realize that, I think.  Especially those within the adventure travel sphere. However, beyond simply interacting, it is also just as important to respect local traditions and knowledge. That, too, may seem common sense. Yet, it can be rather surprising how many people still take this point for granted …

Adventure Travel Vacations to TripAdvisors’ Top 25 Destinations of 2012

TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, has announced the Top 25 Destinations of 2012. The destinations are awarded based on the opinions of millions of travellers worldwide.The travellers have spoken and among the top 25 are five destinations BikeHike Adventures knows inside and out. #6 Marrakech, Morocco TripAdvisor writes: It’s easy to lose yourself in the narrow, winding streets of …

Trekking the High Atlas Mountains with the Ait Atta Nomads of Morocco

Rogue travellers receive the rare opportunity to trek along side a semi-nomadic family through the heart of Morocco. Twice a year the Ait Atta tribe migrates in search of pastures for their vast flock of animals. These 9-day morocco hiking tours are completely unplugged from modern technology and showcase the beauty, fulfillment, and simplicity of a Bedouin existence. With development …

Ten Trending Adventure Travel Destinations for 2012

1) Brazil Brazil is in the privileged position to excel in almost every active area. Jungle hikes connecting remote fishing villages, sea kayaking in Tropical Fjords, and elaborate zip-lining adventures through forest canopies and waterfalls showcase Brazil’s adventurous side. 2) Guatemala 2012 has finally arrived and all eyes are on the Mayans. Guatemala is the perfect mix of culture, relics …

A Retelling of BikeHike’s Morocco Mountain Biker’s Dream

After years of anticipation, Bill Campbell and his wife finally experienced BikeHike’s mountain biking tour in Morocco. It is a 10-day mountain and desert biking adventure with an emphasis on cultural encounters. On his return, Bill decided to compile the video footage from his epic journey. The resulting video beautifully chronicles his experience. Watch Bill enjoy grand mountain ranges, home-cooked …