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MOROCCO MOUNTAIN BIKE TOUR IS A FANTASTIC JOURNEY IN THE FOOTHILLS OF THE GREAT ATLAS MOUTAINS!

The crossing takes place in Roses Valley region known for its beautiful villages full of kasbahs. Spectacular tracks at our disposal and we will also pass by the famous gorges of Dades and Todra, which impress anyone by the size and magnificence. The second part of this route goes to a great but unknown mountain, but even more spectacular for mountain biking - the Jbel Saghro with a passage over 2300m altitude! Almost at the end a succession of great outstanding Canyons and finally culminate the tour at the entry of the Sahara Desert region where we will reach its first dune!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

PRICES

THE ITINERARY

ARRIVAL in MARRAKESH 

Welcome at MARRAKESH airport.

Transfer from Marrakesh to Skoura - Ouarzazate region (5h00 up to 6h00)

SKOURA to BOU-THARAR

Skoura departure crossing the plateau towards the great Atlas Mountains! Passing through a spectacular gorge and towns lost in time. The views of the Atlas will accompany us during this first day. Later in the day we will enter the valley of the roses where we will stay in BouTahrar.

BOU-THARAR to DADES GORGES

This day will start with a strong climb to a pass with close to 2000m from where you will get one of the best views over the Atlas range of Mountains! Soon you will get to Kelaat M’Gouna village, the Moroccan capital of the rose, a flower with multiple virtues. A symbol of hospitality, the rose is given to guests before and after the meal.  It is also a symbol of purity and serves also for ablutions when the flower has been distilled to produce rose water. The route continues by the green “Palmerie” till you get to Boulmane Dades where you will rest this day. Lodging at a Hotel / Kasbah

DADES GORGE to TODRA GORGE

This could be the big day! If weather and road/trails permits we will cross a section of the Atlas Mountain passing at 2600m and then descend a huge downhill till the next valley and Gorge – the Todra! the Todra Gorge is recognized around the world as one of the most spectacular canyons.

TINERHIR to N'KOUB

This is one of the great days of the traverse! A long and challenging climb to conquer the volcanic massif Jbel Saghro! Superb landscapes around the massive and about 2300m it will be time to descend and a long and spectacular trail on the way to N'Koub, a city full of isolated Kasbahs!

N'KOUB to THE DESERT

A fantastic day riding through unknown trails and stunning canyons! This is the day we leave the mountains and ride towards the desert. Toward the end we will follow a few km of trails and single tracks in the palm groves to Zagora. Finally we will have a view of the first big dune of the desert and the arrival in Zagora where this fantastic adventure will end.

DEPARTURE to MARRAKESH

Transfer from Desert to Marrakesh Airport and Return to Lisbon.

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TOUR MAP

01_Hotel L'ma Lodge 02_Kasbah de la Vallee 04_Hotel Tomboctou 05_Kasbah Bhabha 06_Riad Sofia Morocco_MTBike-01

MOROCCO MTBike TOUR

Distance Duration Elevation

Daily Distance

65 - 111 km

Trip Duration

8 days & 7 nights

Daily Elevation

650 - 1.000 meters

FROM

1.500 €

 

ACCOMMODATION

Comfort | Superior

 

DURATION

8 days | 7 nights

 

START | END

Skoura | Zagora

 

NEXT DATE

6th to 12th Nov 2017

TOUR GRADE

 

 

DISTANCE

65 - 111km per day

 

ROUTE

Some roads, dirts roads, single-tracks

 

PROFILE

Mountainous, some important elevation gain

The fantastic Atlas Mountains;

The rich Berber culture;

Rose Valley and the Kasbahs;

Riding by numerous canyons;

Local Gastronomy - the Tajines;

The Volcanic Mountain of Saghro;

The Dunes and the Sahara desert;

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TRIP PRICE

TRIP PRICE PER PERSON

 

 

1.500 €

+210 €

Guided

YOUR PARTY IS LESS THAN 8 PEOPLE

JOIN A GROUP WITH A FIXED DATE DEPARTURE

Available upon request Check our Calendar to join a group

NEXT DATE

NOVEMBER 6th to 12th

NOTE

Extra charge may apply for special occasions (I.e.: New Years Eve, Christimas or Local Festivities)

INCLUDED

LODGING

LODGING

RIAD - Hotel L´ma Lodge

Day

1

Day

2

Gite Abdou

TOUR PROFILE

82km, +1300m

With room and private bathroom

Website not available

LODGING

LODGING

Kashbah Valle dades

Day

3

Day

4

Hotel Tomboctou

TOUR PROFILE

111km, +1800m

65km, +600m

TOUR PROFILE

82km, +1300m

LODGING

LODGING

Kashbah Baha Baha

Day

5

Day

6

Riad Sofia

TOUR PROFILE

100km, +1000m

TOUR PROFILE

106km, +950m

Day

7

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(Group of 8 or more people)

 

LOW SEASON

Individual room supplement

01.01. - 26.03.

28.10. - 23.12.

Luggage Transfers from Hotel to Hotel every day of the Tour

Liability and personal accidents Insurance

Pre departure Information Pack

Tour Information

6 days of guided Tour

6 nourishing and energtic picnics

Dinners to be organised by our guide.

(Payment individually at location, not included in the price Tour)

7 nights lodging on Comfort | Superior Accommodation.

Breakfast included; 6 nights in Superior Riads and Kasbahs and 1 night in a Gite with private bathroom

Daily fruit, energy bars and water

4x4 Car support with local driver

Airport transfers, bicycles included

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