Mountain Biker – 7 Days of Adventure : This mountain bike cycle tour, using mainly jeep tracks and some fantastic single track, starts in the ancient walled city of Marrakech. A meeting place for traders over the centuries, its bustling with water sellers, snake charmers and market stalls packed with bargains. We cycle through remote Berber villages clinging to the steep sides of the High Atlas mountains, explore the Berber villages and experience some of the fantastic long mountain biking descents offered by the region.A real experience of an ancient and fascinating country and culture.
Mountain Biker Itinerary :
Day 1: Marrakech
Arrive in Marrakech. Transfer to the hotel in the centre of the city.You can spend the afternoon visiting Marrakech.
Day 2 : Marrakech – Takerkoust – Ouirgane
Transfer from Marrakech to Takerkoust Reservoir and start biking to Ourigane on mixed paved and unpaved roads through a lot of Berber villages. Spend the night in a guest house.
Day 3 : Ouirgane – Azaden Valley – Tizian Village
Mountain bike from Ouirgane up through the beautiful Azzadine valley on singetrack to a dirt road we will take to the village of Tizien. One section of this climb is a little difficult. Then we will take a dirt road up over the Tizi Ousem village where we will spend the night in a guest house.
Day 4 : Tizian – Imlil
We will set out towards Imlil village by way of mixed dirt road and paved road. We will spend the night in a guest house in the shadow of the highest mountain in North Africa, Jbel Toubkal.
Day 5 : Imlil – Tacheddirt – Tansghart
From Imlil we will cross into the steep Iminane Valley above green terraced fields on a paved road and then at the highest village in the valley, Tacheddirt, we will descend by way of dirt road to the village of Tansghart where we will spend the night in a guest house.
Day 6 : Tansghart – Ourika Valley – Marrakech
We then climb by paved road over to the gorgeous Ourika valley and descend the Ourika valley to Marrakech.
DepartureTransfer to the Airport.
Level of difficuly: medium
Duration: 7 days
Period: all times of year
Accommodation: Quest house or Hotel