Mohamed Hjira was born in the classic Berber town of Azilal in Morocco’s High Atlas. His hometown, gateway to the Central High Atlas, was often visited by travelers because of its proximity to the spectacular Ouzoud Waterfalls, so during his childhood he met people from all around the world, which led him to want to make a career as a guide. Mohamed moved to Marrakesh and graduated from the University of Marrakesh with a degree in economics, then obtained his guide license. He has guided for us in the High Atlas as well as many other regions of Morocco since 2010 and has a wide knowledge and an infectious passion for the ancient cultures and natural beauty of his home country. He speaks fluent English as well as French, Berber, and Arabic.
Mohammed is another shining star in your staff of Trip Leaders I've encountered in my travels with Wilderness Travel. He is outstanding, so aware and concerned for each individual's comfort.
I don't know how we could have had a better trip leader/guide than Mohamed.
We loved Mohamed! He had a wealth of knowledge and was so diplomatic, fun, organized, and just delighful to be with. He MADE the trip!
Mohamed was outstanding. He anticipated everything and made the trip seamless for us. His sense of humor and candor enriched the trip immensely.
Mohanned was really outstanding. We had the highest regard for his manners, knowledge, upbeat attitude, and generosity. There was nothing that was too much; he was open to talk about any subject and in every way he was wonderful.
Mohamed was always upbeat, professional, and capable. He was, without a doubt, the highlight of the trip, next to my camel, Clyde.
A superb guide on every level. Culturally aware, nuanced in inter-personal dealings, extremely fluent in English, highly effective in maneuvering through situations, took us to sights not on the official tour (market in Rissani, Jewish cemetery near Erfoud) that were highlights for us…and he was simply fun to be with.