Mountain bike across central High Atlas M’Goun Valley 8 days

OVERVIEW

About the trip

The Saghro Mountains and the Oases. Challenging and adventurous mountain bike trip. During this trip you ride through “Gardens of the Anti Atlas”, the Valley of the birds, the M’Goun valley, the valley of the Roses, the valley of Dates (the fruit), and the massive volcanic Djbel Saghro

DAY 1

Marrakech—hotel-Riad

Meet by ourselves on your arrival in Morocco airport then have a 30 minute transfer to the riad to evning accommodation a comfortable riad in the centre of Marrakech

DAY 2

Marrakech –telouet –Ait ben haddou-Ouarzazate

Early in the morning we depart in a 4x4 or minibus heading southe. At the breath taking Tizi-n-Tichka pass we turn left towards Telouet Oases. The track ends at famous Ksar Ait Ben haddou where we load our bikes on the vehicles for a transfer to Ouarzazate.
(Long tour: 63 km, 39 miles and 631 metres, 2070 feet pos. Short tour:35 km, 22 miles)

DAY 3

Marrakech –telouet –Ait ben haddou-Ouarzazate

We depart for an incomparable adventure! A transfer takes us to Kelaa Mgouna, known for it’s annual rose festival. Our route takes us over a desert plateau toward the first pass of the High Atlas. A long climb brings us to the Talouite pass, from which we have a marvellous view over the Valley of the Birds. The landscape here is breath taking because of the contrast between the red soil and the green of the oases. Next we descend into the still untouched Talouite Valley, with its pristine landscape. Lunch is on the bank of the river. After lunch we cross the river and follow the splendid valley of El hot and With its traditional Kasbahs(Berber castles) lodging with local residents
(Short tour: 35 km, 22 miles and 600 metres, 2000 feet pos. long tour:42 km, 40 miles and 922 metres, 3024 feet pos.)

DAY 4

Dades Gorge—Mgoun River—Saghro Mountain range

We follow the splendid Dades Gorge until the city Boulmane Dades. The long tour will cross the Mgoun River and will climb some passes. After the climb at Boulmane Dades, we have a nice view over the oases. We continue and cross over a large desert plateau. Perhaps we come across a group of nomad with their herds. We arrive in a small village at the feet of the Saghro Mountains. Lodging with a local resident
(Short tour: 40 km, 25 miles and 400 metres, 1300 feet pos.

DAY 5

Saghro Mountain — Tazazarte 2500m -- Bab Ali

We ride into the volcanic Saghro Mountains, and climb to the Tazazarte Pass (2500 metre / 7490 feet). Lunch is in the pass, with a fantastic view. In the afternoon we have a long descent. We set up camp as we enter the canyons opposite the impressive rock formation Bab-n-Ali. Lodging in tents.
(40 km, 25 miles and 800 metres, 2600 feet pos) - after wards possibility to walk the cascades of Iminiougoulize.1hour

DAY 6

Bab Ali — Iki village – Azib Amguis – N’kob

We leave the unpaved road and follow a mule path through a scenic landscape. Now the route become even more challenging. The support vehicle is not present during this part of the trip. We travel further to the impressive rock of Bab n- Ali, and on to the Azib Amguis Valley. Lunch in N’kob. After lunch we can add about 45 km / 25 miles by climbing to passes. During this part we visit some rock drawings lodging with a local resident.
(Short tour: 37, 23 miles and 600 metres, 1968 feet pos Long tour: 80 km, 50 miles and 800 metres, 2624 feet pos)

DAY 7

N’kob transfer to Marrakech

After breakfast we load the bikes on the vehicles and drive to the splendid Draa Valley. We unload the bikes here and we ride the last short stage on our mountain bikes through one of the most beautiful Valleys of Morocco with a succession of traditional villages lying in green oases.( 30 km / miles ) after lunch we drive to Marrakech via Tizi-n-Tichka pass where we check into your hotel or Riad.

DAY 8

Transfer from hotel to the airport

We leave the unpaved road and follow a mule path through a scenic landscape. Now the route become even more challenging. The support vehicle is not present during this part of the trip. We travel further to the impressive rock of Bab n- Ali, and on to the Azib Amguis Valley. Lunch in N’kob. After lunch we can add about 45 km / 25 miles by climbing to passes. During this part we visit some rock drawings lodging with a local resident.
(Short tour: 37, 23 miles and 600 metres, 1968 feet pos Long tour: 80 km, 50 miles and 800 metres, 2624 feet pos)

WHAT IS INCLUDED

• Transport from and back to Marrakech

• A local guide

• Bikes & helmets

• Accommodation at a berber house

• A support vehicle

• Food during the toure

NOT INCLUDED

• Travel insurance

• Soft alcoholic drinks

• Tips and personal expanses

PRICE

Depends the number of travelers and their request, please contact us for a proposal.

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