This Raid Center by MBSM is located in the heart of the desert and the dunes of Merzouga in Morocco. Jordi Arcarons, an ex-Dakar pilot with a long list of racing acheivements, will welcome you at the foot of the dunes for trips and individual or group navigation courses.

Jordi Arcarons - Référent Training Sport Manager
I am waiting for you in Morocco for a riding session in the desert that you will never forget.
Jordi Arcarons
Referent Training Sport Manager

The desert tour

Thanks to the Desert Tour, Jordi can offer you excursions into the heart of the desert and the dunes, allowing you to enjoy, learn or improve your off-road driving skills. These trips can last from 1 to 5 days and will be carried out in groups of two to 10 people.


Place of departure : Morocco
Meeting point: Hotel Xaluca (Arfoud), 60 km from Errachidia airport,

Location of the trips: Errachidia, Zagora, Ouarzazate region in the Moroccan desert

Accommodation : Hotel in ½ board

Rates: they vary according to the length of the trip and the number of participants. Contact us by clicking on the “Contact the center” button

Available services

  • Initiation and improvement of roadbook reading
  • Initiation and improvement of the piloting in the different types of grounds: Tracks, wadis, chotts, dunes, rios of sand, fesh fesh…
  • Initiation and improvement of how to interpret a road book, use a GPS and navigate with headings.
  • Ride safely

The offer includes:

  • Yamaha WRF 450 or Ténéré 700 motorcycle rental
  • Hotel in ½ board, in double room, including the day before the beginning of the trip
  • A motorcycle guide during the entire tour (mandatory)
  • Assistance during the trip and replacement motorcycle in case of breakdown
  • Meals during the trip

*single room option with a supplement of €30 per night

Offer does not include:

  • Airline tickets
  • Drinks and extras at the hotel
  • Insurance in case of accident or repatriation
  • Motorcycle fuel
  • Taxi to the airport
  • Breakage of motorcycle parts in case of a fall


Jordi offers you a course to learn how to interpret a road book, use a GPS and navigate with headings, all while driving on a variety of terrains and also in the sand and dunes.


Departure place : Morocco – Errachidia region, Merzouga dunes

Hotel Xaluca (Arfoud), 60 km from the airport of Errachidia,

Rates :
€3,000 per person (exclusive and personalized course)

Itinerary of the course

Day 1
  • Ride safely
  • Delivery of the first road book
  • Introduction to road book symbols
  • Making and interpreting a road book
  • A route with a road book, to discover how to use the GPS and validate the types of Way Points
Day 2
  • A Route with navigation, road book, and headings
  • Navigation test with degrees and distances
Day 3
  • Dunes and sand day
  • Explanatory test of orientation on HP and sand dunes (Erg)
  • Road book of navigation and course, by the Dunes of Erg Chebbi
Day 4
  • Rally type route, road book with all types of terrain:
    Tracks, wadis, chotts, dunes, sand rios, fesh fesh…

The offer includes:

  • Rental Yamaha WR450 or Ténéré 700 motorcycle equipped for a training course
  • Navigation instruments: GPS ERTF, CAP repeater…
  • 5 nights at the Xaluca Hotel in ½ board
  • Daily road-book with WP download on ERTF GPS
  • Followed en route by Jordi Arcarons
  • Meals
  • Taxi from Errachidia airport to the hotel (other airports are at the client’s expense)

Offer does not include:

  • Airline tickets
  • Drinks and extras at the hotel
  • Insurance in case of accident or repatriation
  • Motorcycle fuel

Ténéré Center commitments

In partnership with La Mutuelle des Motards, MBSM has selected for you only the highest quality training centers.

Prevention & Safety

Your safety is our priority, and that’s why La Mutuelle des Motards partners with us to create insurance products that can be perfectly adapted to your needs.

quality & performance

With MBSM, we have selected strategic and accessible locations, a variety of terrains and experienced instructors who are willing to listen.


Kasbah Hotel Xaluca Arfoud, km 5, in Errachidia, Road, Erfoud, Morocco