Mountain Biking

This 9-day Morocco cycling tour highlights mountain and desert biking through the profound south, a place that is known for enormous skies and unmistakable mountain ranges. Adobe kasbahs are dissipated all through the desert among palm bordered desert springs encircled by snowcapped mountains. Ride along a network of dirt paths that breeze from Marrakech to the most noteworthy go in the Atlas Mountains, then head south to Nkob and into the Draa Valley.

Day 1:

Arrival at Marrakech, pick-up at airport, get-together at the hotel, first night at the Hotel or riad  Marrakech

Day 2:

Transfer by minibus and jeep to Demnateand Ait Adel in the High Atlas Mountains. First bike tour through the Tessaoute Tal. Overnight stay at Guest House Ait-Ali. Bike route: 40 km up and down, 700 vertical meters.

Day 3:

We follow the river Tessaoute to Amezrinear Jbel Mgoun. Overnight stay at a traditional Berber house in Imin Oulaoune. Bike route: 50 km up and down, 600 vertical meters.

Day 4:

A more challenging section takes us through the Roses Valley to Dadès Gorge. Overnight stay at a guesthouse. Bike route: 50 km up and down, 700 vertical meters.

Day 5:

We continue into the Anti Atlas range to the highest point of the entire trip at Jbel Saghro. Overnight stay with a Berber family at the Auberge Bab n Ali. Bike route: 50 km, mainly uphill, vertical gain 1000 meters.

Day 6:

We cross the rugged central massif of Jbel Saghro and spend the night at the Berber village of Tagmoute. Bike route: 40 km, some uphill sections and a final descent on a single trail, 700 vertical meters.

Day 7:

A fantastic finish heading south to Nkob and into the Draa Valley, lunch under palm trees. Back to Agdez and Ouarzazate by car. Overnight stay at the Hotel Riad in Marrakech. Bike route: 30 km through ever changing countryside, approx. 200 vertical meters.

Day 8:

Guided city tour of Marrakech:

Jemaa el-Fnaa (the square of pleasures and the beheaded), the city walls (12 km long and dating from the 12 th century), the souks (a labyrinth of narrow alleys, passages and vaults with bazaars) or to the Koutoubia Mosque (the 77m-high landmark of the city). There will be time for strolling, shopping or visiting a traditional Hamam bathhouse, Overnight stay at the Hotel Riad.

Day 9:

Enough time for a pleasant breakfast, transfer to Marrakech airport, departure.

This program may be subject to change due to group requirements, weather or road conditions

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