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5 Days Marrakech & Atlas Mountains Cycling Adventure

5 Days Marrakech & Atlas Mountains Cycling Adventure

Marrakech

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Duration

5 days

Max People

12

Min Age

18

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Overview

Cycling in Morocco is a fantastic and real adventure that will show you the many sides of this beautiful country. Join us on our short break to discover the imperial city of Marrakech and its Palmary oasis in a fun way and on a bike, and to explore the Atlas Mountains hidden singletrack gems winding through picturesque Berber villages, lush valleys and impressive mountain passes.  You get to discover the landscapes and experience true Moroccan culture up close as well as experience the Berber hospitality and seize the opportunity to explore their culture and lifestyle.

Trip Availability: From March to December

Trip Start: Marrakech, Morocco, North of Africa

Trip End: Marrakech, Morocco, North of Africa

Skill Level: Moderate

Time zone: GMT+1

Trip code: MCLT

Included/Excluded

  • 4 nights at Handpicked high-quality accommodation in Marrakech and Atlas Mountains
  • Daily breakfast, 3 lunches and 4 dinners with vegetarian, vegan and plant-based options
  • Bicycle (e-bike is on request and subject to availability)
  • Assistance Vehicle for the whole bike trip
  • Cycling in Marrakech and Atlas Mountains
  • Authentic Dining Experience in Marrakech and Atlas Mountains
  • Private comfortable transportation with A/C
  • Mineral/drinking water included with all meals and biking trip
  • Qualified English-speaking Cycling guide for 5 days
  • Luggage services at all accommodations
  • Private arrival and departure airport transfers in Marrakech in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Snacks during the bike trip
  • Services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips for tour leader, guides, hotels, restaurants and drivers
  • Personal and trip Insurance
  • Early and Late check out at hotels
  • Soft and alcoholic Drinks with included lunches and dinners
  • Visa services
  • Optional Activities

Tour Plan

Day 1 - Marrakech

Welcome to Morocco!
Upon your arrival at the Marrakech Airport, you’ll be greeted by your cycling tour leader and transferred to your boutique accommodation in Marrakech medina.

Your Morocco Cycling Adventure will start in evening with a welcome meeting your tour leader to discuss and go through everything you need to know about your trip.

Marrakech is a dazzling feast for the senses, this historic medina is ideally located between sea, mountains and desert. Marrakech medina is famous for its beautiful history, ancient culture, and inspiring spirituality.

Tonight, join your group for Moroccan dinner at gastronomic restaurant where you’ll enjoy traditional and classic Moroccan dishes like Couscous, Tagine and Pastilla.

Included Activities

  • Welcome meeting
  • Arrival airport transfer
  • Welcome dinner at Moroccan gastronomic restaurant

Accommodation

Riad 212 or similar

Day 2: Marrakech Cycling City and Palmary tour (30 km)

After breakfast, you’ll have bike fitting and briefing.

Your Morocco cycling tour starts within the old town of Marrakech in an exciting way and visit the iconic sights on an imperial city. Ride alongside your tour leader as you explore the fortified walls of the King’s palace and the famous site of the Koutoubia Mosque. Immerse yourself in the vibrant bustle of the medina and pause for freshly-squeezed juice in Jemaa El Fna square before you cycle through Marrakech Palmary, a plam tree oasis and flat surrounding countryside. Finish your cycling day tour back in Djemaa El fna where you’ll enjoy lunch at local restaurant. Balance of the day is at your leisure to explore further Marrakech old medina and shop for some souvenirs.

Included Activities

  • Marrakech old medina and Palmary cycling tour
  • Lunch at local restaurant

Accommodation

Riad 212 or similar

Day 3: Ourika Valley and the foothills of the Atlas Mountains (60 km)

Today leave Marrakech and head for the Ourika Valley, in the foothills of the High Atlas Mountains. It is a wonderful cross-country ride that passes through the foothills of the towering Atlas range. You will also ride through a lush river valley lined with villages built from stone and clay. This ride is generally flat with undulations and mild climbs in the foothills area. Overnight and dinner at your boutique Mountain hotel.

Included Activities

  • Cycling in Ourika Valley and Atlas Mountains
  • Lunch at local guesthouse

Accommodation

Les Jardins de Taja or similar

Day 3: Asni (50 km)

In the morning after breakfast, cycling journey continue 10 km from Ourika Valley up towards west. On the next 14 km, you’ll climb steadily along the mountainside and gently gain altitude through some beautiful views across the Atlas Mountains and the Berber villages. As you reach the highest point at the Tizi n’Tadmant (1813m), you’ll enjoy easy section following the contours of the mountain hillsides overlooking impressive views stretching towards the Haouz Plains. After Sidi Fares, you’ll enjoy an fascinating down section of 10km towards Asni. Dinner and overnight at your mountain gite.

Included Activities

  • Cycling in Asni and Atlas Mountains
  • Lunch at local guesthouse

Accommodation

Riad Vallée Verte or similar

Day 4: Kik Plateau and back to Marrakech (34 km)

Today you’ll cycle to the heights of the amazing Kik Plateau. After breakfast, you’ll ride your bike on the tight road snaking up towards the Shine Moulay Brahim, the tomb of well-known Moroccan Sufi Saint, it is a famous holy place that attracts many pilgrims from all over Morocco.  At the highest spot of the ride you will cross the impressive limestone plateau with the often snow capped Toubkal peaks in the background. afterwards cycle to the western end of the kik and continue for long decent to reach Takerkoust lake where your cycling adventure takes an end. Lunch at local restaurant before your transfer back to Marrakech.

Tonight, finish this amazing adventure with a well-deserved farewell dinner at a chic and exotic decorated restaurant with belly dancing shows offering Moroccan & international gastronomic cuisine.

Included Activities

  • Cycling in Kik Plateau
  • Lunch at local restaurant
  • Farewell dinner with belly dancing show

Accommodation

Riad 212 or similar

Day 5 - Departure Day from Marrakech

Today enjoy your last morning in Morocco. With no activities planned for today, you are free to leave at any time. Check-out time is usually around midday, however, if you wish to spend more time in Marrakech or start a new Cycling adventure to Sahara Desert or Essaouira Coast side of Morocco, we are here to help.

Your airport transfer to Marrakech airport will be arranged.

Optional activities

  • Private Hot Air Balloon Ride
  • Moroccan Cooking Class with local Chef
  • Sidecar ride
  • Private Shopping tour
  • Moroccan Traditional Hammam & Massage

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Wild Travel DMC is a travel company founded by Moroccan Woman called Fatimazohra Benhenia who has been working in travel industry for more than 12 years sharing her passion for active experiences.

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Lot Manar Atlassi, Imm 40, 4 etage, N 14, Izdihar, Marrakech, Morocco

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+212 (0) 775 894 993

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