South Morocco Free Wheels

South Morocco Free Wheels

Period October to April

From the southern face of the central High Atlas, where the legendary Draa River takes birth, we start an amazing bike adventure. Day by day, we traverse a fascinating mosaic of landscapes and atmospheres, encounter Berber villagers of the Ksour and nomads of the highlands. In between the Atlas valleys and Kasbahs defying the time, the Djebel Saghro and its lunar shapes to the lush oases of the Draa Valley challenging the desert; our mtb tour gathers all the ingredients for a sportive and authentic biking experience.   

8 Days / 5 Days ½  Cycling/ Grade Sportive: 4/ Technical : 3

Day 1 Arrival to Marrakech Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer by minibus. Overnight at 3* hotel on BB basis (Hotel Oudaya or equivalent) 

Day 2 Marrakech – Toundout : Early Departure to Demnate and the Tizi n’Fedghate Pass, prepare bikes and start cycling near Ghessat towards east.

Highlights:

  • Imi n’Ifri natural bridge

Overnight in a Gite at Toundout

Meals: B – L – D

210 km road transfer.  30 km MTB. Uneven: +150m, 

Day 3 Toundout – Boutghrar – Ait Yul: 72 km MTB. Uneven: +550m,-350m. Highlights:

  • Ait Zaghar plateau with nomads and Troglodyte caves
  • The Qati Canyons (if not too much water!)
  • Superb Berber red stone and mud bricks villages

Overnight in a Gite at Ait Yul

Meals: B – L – D

Day 4 Dades – Tagmout: 70 km MTB / Uneven: +750m, -520m.

Highlights:

  • Dades Valley, discovery of rose fields and Kasbahs
  • The Challenging Tagmout Pass 1980m to cross the Saghro Range
  • Superb views on the snow capped Atlas Mountains

Overnight in Gite or Camp at Ait Tagmout

Meals: B – L – D

Day 5 Tagmout – Tansikht: 65 km de MTB / Uneven: +1200m, -1520m. Highlights:

  • Challenging traverse of the Djebel Saghro
  • Encounter the last family nomad camps
  • Superb scenery of Canyons, pitons, valleys …

Overnight in Gite or Camp at Tansikht

Meals: B – L – D

Day 6 Tansikht – Tissergate: 62 km MTB / Uneven: +100m, -300m. Highlights:

  • Cycle along the legendary Draa Valley
  • Witness the traditional life in the oases with intense farming
  • Discover one of the most important and longest Palm grove in Morocco …

Overnight in Gite at Tissergate

Meals: B – L – D

Day 7 Tissergate – Marrakech:

Highlights:

  • Cycle to Zagora, the start point to the great Sahara
  • Drive along the right bank of the Draa Valley
  • Cross the spectacular Tichka Pass …

Overnight in 3* hotel in Marrakech

Meals: B – L

Day 8 Departure: Transfer to Marrakech Airport and flight back home.

Meals: B

8 Days / 5 Days ½  Cycling / Grade Moderate: 3/ Technical : 3

Day 1  Arrival to Marrakech Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer  by minibus. Overnight at 3* hotel on BB basis (Hotel Oudaya or equivalent) 

Day 2 Marrakech – Toundout : Early Departure to Demnate and the Tizi n’Fedghate Pass, prepare bikes and strat cycling near Ghessat towards east.

Highlights:

  • Imi n’Ifri natural bridge

Overnight in a Gite at Toundout

Meals: B – L – D

210 km road transfer.  30 km MTB / Uneven: +150m, 

Day 3 Toundout – Alemdoun: 45 km MTB. Uneven: +550m,-150m. Highlights:

  • Ait Zaghar plateau with nomads and Troglodyte caves
  • High plateaus ambiance with the Mgoun Range in the background

Overnight in a Gite at Alemdoun

Meals: B – L – D

Day 4 Alemdoun – Dades Valley: 35 km MTB / Uneven: +250m,-380m.

Highlights:

  • The Qati Canyons (if not too much water!)
  • Superb Berber red stone and mud bricks villages, beautiful Berber architecture

Overnight in a Gite at Ait Yul

Meals: B – L – D

Day 5 Dades – El Merss: 40 km MTB / Uneven: +350m, -320m. Highlights:

  • Dades Valley, discovery of rose fields and Kasbahs

Overnight at Camp at El Merss

Meals: B – L – D

Day 6 El Merss – Ighazzoun: 46 km MTB / Uneven: +650m, -900m. Highlights:

  • The Challenging Tagmout Pass 1980 M to cross the Saghro Range
  • Superb views on the snow capped Atlas Mountains
  • Tajalacht Canyon and Saghro typical gorges and pitons

Overnight at camp at Ighazzoun

Meals: B – L – D

Day 7 Ighazzoun – Nkob – Marrakech: 25 km MTB / Uneven: +150m, -400m / 380 km transfer

Highlights:

  • Saghro typical villages and oases
  • Drive along the right bank of the Draa Valley
  • Cross the spectacular Tichka Pass …

Overnight in 3* hotel in Marrakech (hotel Oudaya or similar)

Meals: B – L


Day 8 Departure: Transfer to Marrakech Airport and flight back home.

Meals: B

PRICE 08 Days MTB Tour

Price per person with full 4×4 assistance Marrakech to Marrakech (5 passengers maximum per 4×4 vehicle + driver)

08 to 11 pax

€ 4’90.00

12 to 15 pax

€ 4’30.00

Price per person with transfers by minibus to and from MTB tour start and end point. 1 4×4 + 1 Local Transit  for luggage, food and equipment transport.

08 to 10 pax

€ 4’35.00

11 to 12 pax

€ 3’90.00

13 to 15 pax

€ 3’50.00

INCLUDED

 Group assistance form arrival to departure

• Airport – Hotel – Tour – Hotel – Airport transfers

• Moroccan Mtb guide

• 2 nights in 3* hotel en BB basis in Marrakech

• All camping equipment except sleeping bags

• Full board on Mtb Tour with coffee & Tea

• TL free of charge

NOT INCLUDED

• Full suspension Mtb bikes rental 125 €

• Single Sup 50€

• Individual Insurances

• Drinks & Personal expenses

• Tips

• Meals in Marrakech.

9 days – 6 days  mountainbiking tours  niveau Modéré – Version 2

Day 1 Arrival to Marrakech Airport, welcome by our guide and transfer by minibus. Overnight at 3* hotel on BB basis (Hotel Oudaya or equivalent)

Day 2 Marrakech – Toundout: Early Departure to Demnate and the Tizi n’Fedghate Pass, prepare bikes and strat cycling near Ghessat towards east.

Highlights:

  • Imi n’Ifri natural bridge

Overnight in a Gite at Toundout

Meals: B – L – D

210 km road transfer. 30 km MTB / Uneven: +150m, 

Day 3 Toundout – Alemdoun: 45 km MTB. Uneven: +550m,-150m. Highlights:

  • Ait Zaghar plateau with nomads and Troglodyte caves
  • High plateaus ambiance with the Mgoun Range in the background

Overnight in a Gite at Alemdoun

Meals: B – L – D


Day 4 Alemdoun – Dades Valley: 35 km MTB / Uneven: +250m,-380m.

Highlights:

  • The Qati Canyons (if not too much water!)
  • Superb Berber red stone and mud bricks villages, beautiful Berber architecture

Overnight in a Gite at Ait Yul

Meals: B – L – D

 

Day 5 Dades – El Merss: 40 km MTB / Uneven: +350m, -320m. Highlights:

  • Dades Valley, discovery of rose fields and Kasbahs

Overnight at Camp at El Merss

Meals: B – L – D


Day 6 El Merss – Ighazzoun: 46 km MTB / Uneven: +650m, -900m. Highlights:

  • The Challenging Tagmout Pass 1980 M to cross the Saghro Range
  • Superb views on the snow capped Atlas Mountains
  • Tajalacht Canyon and Saghro magnificent gorges

Overnight in camp at Ighazzoun

Meals: B – L – D


Day 7 Ighazzoun – Nkob : 45 km MTB / Uneven: +550m, -600m

Highlights:

  • Saghro typical landscapes by a technical single track
  • The famous site of the twin pitons of Bab n’Ali
  • Saghro Oases Valleys …

Overnight in a gite in Nkob

Meals: B – L – D

 

Day 8 Nkob – Marrakech: 380 km transfer

Highlights:

  • Drive along the right bank of the Draa Valley
  • Cross the spectacular Tichka Pass …

Overnight in 3* hotel in Marrakech (hotel Oudaya or similar)

Meals: B – L

 

Day 9 Departure: Transfer to Marrakech Airport and flight back home.

Meals: B

PRICE 09 Days MTB Tour

 

Price per person with full 4×4 assistance Marrakech to Marrakech (5 passengers maximum per 4×4 vehicle + driver)

 

08 to 11 pax

€ 5’40.00

12 to 15 pax

          € 4’90.00

 

 

Price per person with transfers by minibus to and from MTB tour start and end point. 1 4×4 + 1 Local Transit  for luggage, food and equipment transport.

 

08 to 10 pax

€ 4’10.00

11 to 12 pax

€ 3’90.00

13 to 15 pax

€ 3’60.00

 

 

INCLUDED

 Group assistance form arrival to departure

• Airport – Hotel – Tour – Hotel – Airport transfers

• Moroccan Mtb guide

• 2 nights in 3* hotel en BB basis in Marrakech

• All camping equipment except sleeping bags

• Full board on Mtb Tour with coffee & Tea

• TL free of charge

NOT INCLUDED

• Full suspension Mtb bikes rental 125,€

• Single Sup 50 €

• Individual Insurances

• Drinks & Personal expenses

• Tips

• Meals in Marrakech.