Day 1: Marrakech - Ourika Valley – Marrakech
Driving in the morning from Marrakech After your Breakfast, transfer to Imlil valley , you'll Take the way to Asni, a weekly Market and then turn right to Imlil it is only 65 Km driving, your ride will begin at Imlil, Situated in the heart of the Toubkal National Park, Imlil is the principal trailhead village for treks up the highest peaks in North Africa.
The village offers good infrastructure for people wanting a pleasant mountain base for a few days, but is also an excellent place to start and/or finish longer, more linear, hikes. Its accessibility to Marrakech (under an hour and a half by road) makes it an excellent choice to get a good feel for how rural Moroccans live their lives, and much of the surrounding area is home to a landscape of snow-capped mountains (in season), verdant valleys and earth-brick villages where life has changed little in centuries Once we get to the village of Imlil, we will get our bikes, and ride towards the pass of Tizi n'Tamatert at 2280m. The first warm-up is on a good rolling road overlooking the deep valley against bottom with contrasting cultures terraces with a arid flanks.
We reach the track on the right side and we will find a succession of superb Berber villages beehives clinging to the sides of the mountains in the background with majestic summits of the High Atlas mountains frequently snowy. After a superb descent, after crossing many Berber villages, to Asni or Tahanaout if you need more riding, than transfer you back to Marrakech your arrival to Marrakech around the 5 or 6 in afternoon.
* Max altitude: 2280 m
* Distance: 35 km
* Grade: medium
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