Indigo Expedition Is a Licensed Travel Company based in Marrakech and Casablanca Under the ICE Number: 002195224000026, Providing experienced travel consultation services, guided Tours by 4X4 Or Mini-Van, Travel Tours, Hiking Tours, Trekkings and a wide range of leisure activities on your trip in MOROCCO. However, the Indigo Expedition organizes also tours to the Imperial cities including( Fez, Meknes, Rabat, and Marrakech), as well as to the Atlantic Ocean cities, and to the Sahara Magical Dunes of (Merzouga), M’hamid, Chegaga. Basically, We Organize all types of tours and Day Trips depending on the customer’s wishes and desires. We are always at your service anytime.
* For many years, The HighAtlas Mountains and the surrounding hills were visited by various tourists seeking to understand and experience the Berber way of life” lifestyle”. They mainly came through foreign-owned tourism companies based largely out of Marrakech. While these companies did employ many Moroccans—even some locals—the vast majority of profits were ultimately taken out of the HighAtlas region that produced them. As a result, the beautiful land, culture, and people of the rural Berber villages were bringing greater wealth predominantly to those whose interests lay somewhere else.
In 2008, a foreign company catering to English-speaking tourists stopped operating in the HighAtlas region. This opened up an opportunity for a locally-based, Moroccan-owned, and operated company to be established—hence the birth of Indigo Expedition.
Today, our company “Indigo Expedition ” is registered, owned, and run From Marrakech City. We pride ourselves on being a local company that supports the economic, environmental, and social well-being of our area. To that topic, we now turn.
With Indigo Expedition company, we support the basic tenet of sustainable tourism: that foreign tourists do as little damage as possible to the environment and culture of an area while helping to generate income and opportunity for local people. Our contribution to this principle can be found in the following areas:
* The aim of the Company :
Our first aim is to provide our customers with the best service by showing them the best of Morocco :
* Living with Locals Including the Berbers that live in the mountains & the Arabs too.
* Witness the cultural diversity or the culture shock of the Moroccan people.
Our company is owned and operated in the area where we work (ie. High Atlas & MiddleAtlas). However, All of our staff and business partners (ex. taxi drivers who provide transport) live in the local area. Profit from our business is returned to the area from which it was made through using local business for any needed supplies and through directing a portion of every excursion price to the Berber host families that our customers visit.
We reduce our environmental impact by not operating our own fleet of vehicles. Our customers use the existing transport infrastructure in Morocco to have departures from Marrakech or Casablanca departure to different places around the Kingdom of Morocco Including the High Atlas, Middle Atlas Mountain & the RIFI Mountains.
Our customers travel to villages on foot using the existing trails. This reduces our environmental “footprint” in the villages we visit.
The average size of our tour groups is small, having less of an impact upon the plant and animal life than very large groups coming at once.
All rubbish/waste produced during our excursions is disposed of through proper channels, leaving no trace of our time in the hills.
Our company encourages and celebrates the local Berber culture of the area. Indeed, that is precisely what we want our customers to encounter!
We inform our customers, both before an excursion and during it, as to proper cultural norms regarding dress and behavior. We never intend their presence in the rural villages to be an unwelcome or negative experience for the inhabitants.
We provide our customers with resources online to learn more about the culture that they will be visiting and the language of the people they will encounter.
” Our job is to provide our clients with the best service ”