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Biking from the Atlas Mountains to Essaouira 8Days/7Nights 

 

This road cycling Tour starts from Marrakech and then heads to the wonderful Atlantic Coast stopping at the coastal cities of Essaouria, Imsouane, Taghazout, and Agadir. Then through the majestic Atlas Mountains and back to Marrakech, each day with your feedback to make sure it’s a cycling adventure of a lifetime. Your guide and driver are always with you and ensure you leave Morocco with lasting memories...

  • Overview:

    • Day 1: Marrakech to Essaouria
    • Day 2: Essaouria to Imsouane
    • Day 3: Imsouane to Taghazout
    • Day 4: Taghazout to Taroudant
    • Day 5: Taroudant to Oulid Berhil
    • Day 6: Oulid Berhil through Tizi'n'Test to Ourigane
    • Day 7: Ourigane to Atlas Mountains - Imlil Valley
    • Day 8: Ourigane to Atlas Mountains - Imlil Valley

     

    Beginning altitude: 400 m / 1312,34 ft

    Maximum altitude: 1,740 m / 5708,661 ft

    Overall trek difficulty: Medium

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  • Pre-Trek Briefing:

    Experience the local lifestyle of the crossed villages, also visit Imi n\'Tala a large and most important crossed Berber village, and finally reach Marrakech.

    Day 1: Marrakech to Essaouria

    After bike fitting and safety procedures in Marrakech you will set off to Essaouria. Enjoy a bit of sight seeing around the ramparts of this Portuguese fortified harbor city before dinner. Local seafood will be obtained from the local market and dinner will be enjoyed at the famous fishermen stalls. Then back to the hotel for over night.

    Day 2: Essaouria to Imsouane

    After our breakfast we will set off on the bikes to enjoy the small coastal city of Imsouane. After seeing the city we will have dinner by the sea. Then we will stay in a small hotel in the quiet city set on a peninsula jutting out into the Atlantic.

    Day 3: Imsouane to Taghazout

    The 3th day we continuing along the Moroccan Atlantic Coast. You will ride along the coast to the sleepy Moroccan surf mecca of Taghazout. You will then retire for a good night’s rest at the hotel.

    Day 4: Taghazout to Taroudant

    The route starts from sea side and will end up in the desert oasis of Taroudant. You will set off in the morning from the hotel through the Moroccan seaside resort of Agadir. You will then arrive in Taroudant where we will freshen up at the hotel, then have dinner.

    Day 5: Taroudant to Oulid Berhil

    we will take it a bit easy today to rest up from the week’s ride and to prepare for the big climb on the following day. In Oulid Berhill you will relax amongst the peacocks and trees, have our dinner and then find your way back to the rooms in a re-furbished fortress. Prepare for the Tizi’n’Test Climb and day 6.

    Day 6: Oulid Berhil through Tizi'n'Test to Ourigane

    Today’s ride will include a climb of one of the most famous mountain passes in Morocco the Tizi’n’Test Pass. You will then descend to the famous mosque of Tinmel and then continue through the undulating hills leading off into the beautiful Ourigane Valley.

    Day 7: Ourigane to Imlil Valley

    Today’s ride up to imlil valley about 30Km Biking

    Day 8: Imlil Valley to Marrakech

    This mostly downhill route leading you through from valley to valley through the High Atlas Mountains and down on the dry plain leading to Marrakech. You will take a lunch break at Tahanout before finishing your ride in the “red city”. Recollecting the memories that have been made of the varied topography of Morocco. The rocky coasts, the desert plains, the mountain pass’s and the hospitality of the Moroccan people will be memories.

  • Services Included:

    • Arrival and Departure transfer Marrakech Airport by mini-bus
    • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
    • 4×4 Assistance on the whole MTB trip.
    • Camping material except sleeping bags
    • Bikes if you do not have them
    • Kitchen equipment
    • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek .
    • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)

    Services Not Included:

    • Sleeping bag – you can rent one from us
    • Personal travel insurance.
    • Soft drink ( water....)
    • Tips

  • Price : For pricing or more information, please contact us by Mail

    • The number of persons in your group: the more participants there are, the cheaper it gets for everyone.
    • The dates of the tour: the exact or approximate dates (for the possibility to join a group or take a private trip to enjoy it on your own pace with your loved ones).

    Discounts

    • Student Discount : 75 %
    • Under 15 years : 75 %
    • Under 10 years Discount: 50 %
    • Under 5 years : Free of Charge

  • What you need to Bring?

    • Good walking boots and socks
    • Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse
    • Trekking pants
    • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
    • Underwear
    • Long johns
    • T-shirts
    • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
    • Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket
    • Hat
    • Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)
    • Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
    • 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
    • Walking stick
    • Day sack/backpack
    • Head torch / headlamp
    • Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details
    • Ice axe and crampons (winter)
    • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
    • Penknife (useful)
    • Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)
    • Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds
    • Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in
    • Matches e.g. burn toilet paper
    • Trail snacks
    • Zip-Up bags for camera
    • Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


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