Mountain & Road Best Biking Tours Morocco Cycling Marrakech.
Premium Morocco offer Mountain & Road Best Biking Tours Morocco Cycling Marrakech to the southern part of the Atlas mountains, the Jbel Saghro Mountains, and the Oasis. A challenging and adventurous mountain bike trip. on this trip you ride across the Gardens of the Atlas, the Valley of the Birds, the Jbel M’Goun valley, the Valley of the Roses, the Valley of Dates of the Draa valley, and the magnificent volcanic Djbel Saghro. With the exception of a few short trails on unpaved roads. with wide choice between a short and a long biking tours.
ATLAS MOUNTAINS & BERBER VILLAGES BIKING TRIP FROM MARRAKECH
Day 1: Arrive to Marrakech – Hire Bikes
Welcome to Marrakech, Transfer to a riad. We will organize Bikes hire, Free time to explore the Medina of Marrakech. free time
Day 2: Cycle from Marrakech – Agerfrawn – Ourika
Meat your team with 4×4 – Mini Bus and Bikes ( we will arrange the Hire once you arrive ), we will start our biking tour from Marrakech, to the Atlas Mountains, our tour will go through the plains of Marrakech, toward Tizi n Iguer, we will start climbing 10 km, enjoy amazing views of the atlas mountains and berber villages, we will end our tour down hill to Ourika valley where we spend the night in a lodge.
Altitude gain: 800m.
Altitude Loss: 600
Day 3: Mountain Road Biking Ourika Valley – Oukaymden valley – Asni
Today we will cycle along the Ourika valley, and join the Oukaimden road, we will gradually climb along the river and terraces to join the high atlas berber villages, we will lunch in Sidi Fares after a beautiful cycle, the we will spend the hole day, cycling down to Asni village where will spend the night.
Altitude gain: 1100m.
Altitude Loss: 900
Day 4: Bike from Asni
Today we will start our day after breakfast cycling uphill on a windy road toward the sacred sufi pilgrimage village of Moulay Brahim, we will joing the Plateau of Kik and its limestone formation, enjoy panoramic views over the highest mountain of Toubkal, you will see lot of berber people working on agriculture , from here we enjoy a long descent cycle toward the lake of Takrkout village, we will end our cycling adventure of the High Atlas mountains here, drive back to Marrakech.
Altitude gain: 600m.
Altitude Loss: 500
Day 5: Marrakech City tour
Today you have a city guided tour of the Medina of Marrakech, visit Bahia palace, Saadian tombs, the Majorel garden, end your tour in the souks, free afternoon in Marrakech.
Day 6: Airport Transfer – end of your biking Package trip.
Today your Moroccan adventure and experience end, we will drop you at the airport, end of your tour. Fly back home.
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SOUTHERN MOROCCO CHALLENGE Mountain & Road Best Biking Tours Morocco
MOROCCO MOUNTAIN BIKING CHALLENGE ITINERARY
DAY 1 WELCOME TO MARRAKECH – TRANSFER TO MARRAKECH
Welcome to Morocco! On arrival at Marrakech Airport, you will be met by a Premium Morocco Tours representative and transferred to your hotel. While this is an arrival day and you may arrive at any time, please note that hotel rooms are generally only available after midday, and that there will a Welcome Meeting with your leader tonight. Transfer to a Hotel to spend the night.
Notes: Please be aware that some of our travellers in Marrakech are being approached by locals offering excursions before their Premium Tours trip commences. This has been particularly prevalent in and around the hotels used by Premium Tours. These guides are in no way connected to Premium Morocco Tours and we cannot guarantee the safety or quality standards of their tours. We strongly advise customers not to join any tour offered by unauthorised guides. Premium Tours assesses the safety of all optional excursions offered by our tour leaders. If you would like more information on the excursions available, please contact us before you travel or see the Premium Tours.
Activities : Meet At Airport and Transfer to Marrakech
Accommodation : Riad
Meals Included : Welcome Dinner
OPTIONAL MARRAKECH EXPLORATION
After breakfast today, meet your local guide and set off on a morning tour of the old medina, through the bustling souks that are the lifeblood flowing through the city. Explore tranquil courtyards filled with the scent of orange blossom, and the many salons and chambers that make up Bahia Palace. This splendid mansion was built in 1866 for a former slave who rose to power within the government. Continue to the Marrakech Museum, itself a former palace, which houses a fine collection of Moroccan art and sculpture. Stop by the Koutoubia Mosque; its famous minaret is the prototype for others of its kind around the world, including La Giralda in Seville. Then walk back through the streets of the old medina to the Jemaa el Fna. The rest of the day is free to explore further or shop in the bazaar. Perhaps visit the tropical gardens of the French painter Jacques Majorelle or check out the ruins of the Palais Badi, once one of the most beautiful palaces in the world. Otherwise, perhaps head back into the medina, where every step brings a new smell, a new sight or a new gift to buy. Watch skilled artisans perfect their craft, practice your haggling skills or take a break from the hustle to sip on tea or share a tajine, filled with the pure scent of Morocco. For your final evening, why not feast with new friends in one of the many great restaurants lining the square.
Guided walking tour Marrakech
Jamaa lfna & Koutoubia
Coranic medrassa ben youssef
Monuments and Heritage Tour
Day 2: Transfer to Telouet and the start of our bike adventure – Ait Benhaddou
Early in the morning we depart in a minibus or Land rover heading south. At the breathtaking Tizi-n-Tichka pass we turn left towards Telouet. Here our mountain bike adventure starts. A track takes us south through an amazing landscape of colors, traditional villages and green oases. The track ends at the famous ksar Ait Benhaddou where we load our bikes on the vehicles for a transfer to Ouarzazate.
(long tour: 80 km, 50 miles and 853 mtr, 2800 feet pos.
short tour: 35 km, 22 miles)
Day 3: From the Rose Valley to Boutaghrare Valley
We depart for an incomparable adventure! A transfer takes us to Kelaa Mgouna, known for it’s annual rose festival. Our route takes us over a desert plateau toward the first pass of the High Atlas. A long climb brings us to the Talouite pass, from which we have a marvelous view over the Valley of the Birds. The landscape here is breathtaking because of the contrast between the red soil and the green of the oasis. Next we descend into the still untouched Talouite Valley, with its pristine landscape. Lunch is on the bank of the river.
After lunch we cross the river and follow the splendid valley of El Hot with its traditional Kasbahs (Berber castle)
Lodging with local residents.
(short tour: 35 km, 22 miles and 600 metres, 2000 feet pos.
long tour: 42 km, 40 miles and 922 metres, 3024 feet pos.)
Day 4: From the Boutaghrare to the Saghro mountains – Afourar Bab N Ali
We follow the splendid Dades Gorge until the city Boumalne Dades. The long tour will cross the MGoun River and will climb some passes. After the climb at Boumalne Dades, we have a nice view over the oases. We continue and cross over a large desert plateau. Perhaps we come across a group of nomads with their herds. We arrive in a small village at the feet of the Saghro Mountains. Lodging with a local resident.
(short tour: 40 km, 25 miles and 400 metres, 1300 feet pos.
long tour: 55 km, 35 miles and 1000 metres, 3300 feet)
We ride into the volcanic Saghro Mountains, and climb to the Tazazarte Pass (2500 mtr /7490 feet). Lunch is in the pass, with a fantastic view. In the afternoon we have a long descent. We set up camp as we enter the canyons opposite the impressive rock formation Bab n’ Ali. Lodging in tents.
(40 km, 25 miles and 800 metres, 2600 feet pos
(Afterwards possibility to walk to the cascades of Iminougoulize. 1 hour)
Day 5: BAB N ALI – NKOB – DRAA VALLY – MARRAKECH
We follow the splendid Saghro Mountains, today we cycle (22 km, 17 miles and 800 metres, 600 feet pos
along the Ousdidn valley, we meet our load our bikes and drive back to Marrakech via Nkob and draa valley. 5 Hours Transfer to Marrakech by car. free evening in Marrakech.
DAY 6: MARRAKECH AIRPORT TRANSFER
Your trip ends today after breakfast. Check-out time is usually around midday and you are free to leave at any time. We will arrange a private airport transfer you will be advised of the pick-up time. Additional accommodation can be pre-booked if you wish to spend more time exploring here. Speak to your leader about the wealth of extra activities to do around Marrakech. Transfer to Marrakech airport according to your flight details.
Mountain & Road Best Biking Tours Morocco Highlights
- Ancient city of Marrakech, souks and palace.
- Spend a 4 days Mountain biking in the Atlas and Sgharo Range.
- Berber villages of Atlas Mountains.
- Experience the life style of the Nomad people.
- Biking across the happy valley.
- TRIP NATURE: Mountain biking.
- PERIODE: April to November.
- LODGING: Hotel and Guest house.
- GROUP SIZE: From — persons.
- DIFICULTE: Medium.
- MEALS PLAN: All meals are included during our mountain biking tour except in Marrakech.
- TRANSPORT: 4X4 Toyota land cruiser for assistance during the Mountain bike tour.
- STARTING FINISHING POINT: Marrakech to Marrakech.
- CYCLE RENTAL.
- If you want to use your own bike it is usually easy to find flights which are suitable and we will send you our guideline packing instructions. If you prefer to rent one we have bikes in Morocco, these are constantly changing and being updated so contact us for latest rental information
- High quality Mountain biking: full or front suspension. (TREK O