About this particular Cycle Tour
Placed on the north westernmost stretch of Africa and a gateway to Europe, Morocco is among the many brilliant cultural and commercial crossroads of the continent. In the saddle explore Morocco’s rugged hills and valleys of the Atlas Mountains. Venture into these highlands inhabited by the Berbers and also be thrilled by their proud traditions which have been handed down for millennia.
Guests that decide to examine the nation is going to be pleased by its natural and architectural splendours, which makes Morocco a major desert destination as well as hotspot for Hollywood’s film market as a number of all time classic films as Lawrence and Gladiator of Arabia were shot here. Explore this particular dynamic state as well as get the supreme biking experience Morocco is offering.
Pedal and roll up and down the ocean of white massifs and also ingest the beautiful views of snow capped peaks only a couple of kilometers even further from the unforgiving wilderness, a contrasting image of unparalleled beauty.
5 days of biking help you move throughout the world of the renowned Atlas Mountains, the bone dry Jbel Saghro as well as the life sustaining oases plus verdant palm plantations of southern Morocco, which makes it a difficult but rewarding biking experience.
A common Morocco biking tour Itinerary
Day one Upon arrival and after a journey briefing, we go to the Medina of Marrakech, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with mazes of stalls and stores of exquisite handicrafts and succulent foods before our pleasant dinner.
Day two Drive via the Tizi n’Tichka Pass (2,260 m) to go to Telouet, home of Thami El Glaoui, Lord of the Atlas, and begin biking to Ait Benhaddou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site featuring a 17th century fortified complex.
Day three Transfer to an old troglodyte settlement and also from Kalaat M’gouna, ride on dirt roads to Dades Gorges, between the Atlas and Jbel Saghro. Passing kasbahs constructed by the Berbers, we could take afternoon tea with locals.
Day four Winding throughout the Dades Valley, we ride to the center of Jbel Saghro and cross the Tizi n’Tzazert Pass (2,200 m) with breath taking panoramic views. And then swoop down for a night in N’kob, a lush Berber oasis city at the feet of Jbel Saghro.
Day five We drive through Morocco’s largest date palm groves on the Draa Valley. We explore on nearby dirt tracks the peaceful Berber villages across the Draa River and also spend the evening with a neighborhood Berber family.
Day six Witness the magnificence of the Draa Valley, and in Ait Saoun, ride through a most scenic valley with conventional villages relaxing in lush oases. Transfer to Marrakech on probably the most beautiful highways on earth.
Day seven Visit Bahia Palace as well as the exquisitely decorated Saadian Tombs of the Saadi Dynasty. Next through the maze of stalls of DJeema el Fna, eat, walk, as well as store before going back for a farewell dinner.
Day eight Transfer on your onward travels.