2 Days cycling from Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains

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 Cycling from Marrakech to the Atlas Mountains 2 Days 

Our Tour start from Marrakech towards the Mountains range of the High Atlas Mountains, Cycling on the Plate Haouz plains, you will be quickly challenged by the impressing Atlas Mountains slopes, climbing Morocco’s Highest Roads. We will have the opportunity to discover Berber Lush Valleys and rugged High plateaux to discover the traditional local way of life, an authentic architecture and matches landscapes of a rare beauty.


Duration

2 Days

Min Age

14 +

Difficulty

Easy

Starting From

€ 165

Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Marrakech- Orika Valley

we start cycling from our Hotel in Marrakech through Abdellah Gheyat, A nice stretch across the Haouse Plain on a flat direct line (37km). serious things start on the foothill of the Atlas Mountains, with a challenging climb go 10km to reach the High Plateaux of Iguer. The views are just amazing and the snow capped Mountains contrast with the Green Terraces of Barley and almond Trees. The stone built Berber Villages are superb and naturally melt in the Landscapes. After a last demanding uphill, the Road follows the contours of the Mountain before a big and endless winding downhill section towards the Orika Valley and lodge for the Night.
biking Distance: 64 km
Altitude gain: 800
Altitude Loss: 620 m
Min altitude:455m
Max altitude:1,130m

Day 2

Orika Valley- Asni and transfer you back to Marrakech

the cycling stage start on the Road following the left banks of the Orika River for about 10 km. The Road then leaves the lush Valley and starts snaking up towards west. On the next 14km, we will climbs steadily along the Mountainside and genteelly again Altitude through some impressive view across the Atlas Mountains and the Berber Villages. As we reach our Highest point at the Tizi N Tdmamt (1820), We will have a more relaxed section following the contours of the Mountains hillside overlooking the superb views stretching towards the Haouz plains far North. After Sidi Farse village here we will find our lunch made by our them, after lunch we will enjoy an amazing downhill section of 10km towards Asni where we will spend the Night, Overnight in a nice Lodge
biking Distance:50 KM
Altitude Gain: 1175m
Altitude Loss:876m
MIN Altitude: 855m


Group 2 people

200 €

Group 3 people

180 €

Group 4 - 7 people

170 €

Group 8 - 15 people

165 €

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Essential Equipment

We recommend packing the following items:

- Normal daily clothes

- Padded cycling shorts and gloves

- Breathable top or cycling jersey

- Sunglasses/eye protection

- Stiff-soled shoes suitable for cycling

- Waterproofs and long cycling trousers

- For the earlier departures you may need some warmer layers

- Sun cream

- Water bottle or Camelback