General

3 days Biking Trip from Marrakech to ourika valley

Our Biking trip from  Marrakech is the best opportunity to get out of the bustling Marrakech and enjoy the wild nature  and Toubkal National Park have to offer. You will seize the opportunity to meet the Berbers to explore their culture and lifestyle.  This biking trip to the Atlas Mountains has been admired by so many of our guests thanks.

Itinerary Biking Trip from Marrakech to ourika valley

Day 1: Marrakech :

We will welcome you at Marrakech airport and we transfer you to the hotel with Dinner, breakfast as per itinerary.

Day 2: Marrakech to Ourika valley :

The 2nd day stage starts through the buzzing Marrakech and takes the quieter road of Sidi Abdellah Gheyat. We ride across the Haouz Plain on a flat direct line for about 37 km. Then we reach the high plateaus of Iguer where the views are just amazing. The stone built Berber villages are superb here. We reach the Ourika Valley and we stay in the riad for the night.

Biking Distance: 64 km, Altitude Gain: 800m, Altitude Loss: 620m, Min Altitude: 455m, Max Altitude: 1,130m.

Day 3: Ourika valley to Asni :

The Atlas cycling stage starts on the road following the left banks of the Ourika River for about 10 km. On the next 14 km, we will climbs steadily along the mountain-side and genteelly gain altitude through some impressive views across the Atlas Mountains. As we reach our highest point at the Tizi n’Tadmamt – 1813 meters, we will have a more relaxed section following the contours of the mountain hillsides overlooking the superb views stretching towards the Haouz Plains far north. After Sid Fares, you will enjoy an amazing downhill section of 10 km towards Asni. Overnight in a nice local riad.

Not: An optional ride up to the Ski resort of Oukaimden, an epic 18 km climb and cycle the highest road in Morocco in biking distance: 50 km, Altitude Gain: 1,175m, Altitude Loss: 876m, Min Altitude: 855m, Max Altitude: 1,845m

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

marrakech

MEDINA OF MARRAKECH Marrakech is a city located in the center of Morocco, inland, at the foot of the Atlas Mountains. It is nicknamed the “red city” or the “ocher city” in reference to the red color of a large part of its buildings and its houses. The city was founded in 1071 by Youssef…Read more

Jemaa el-Fnaa

Jemaa el-Fnaa Jemaa el-Fnaa (Arabic: ساحة جامع الفناء saaHat jamaaʻ al-fanâʼ, also Jemaa el-Fna, Djema el-Fna or Djemaa el-Fnaa) is a square and market place in Marrakesh’s medina quarter (old city). It remains the main square of Marrakesh, used by locals and tourists. The origin of its name is unclear: jamaa means “congregation” in Arabic, probably referring to a destroyed Almoravid mosque. Fnaʼ or finâʼ can mean “death” or “a courtyard, space in…Read more

Atlas mountains

Atlas mountainsAtlas Mountains The Atlas Mountains (Arabic: جبال الأطلس‎, jibāl al-ʾaṭlas; Berber languages: ⵉⴷⵓⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⵡⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ, idurar n waṭlas) are a mountain range in the Maghreb. It stretches around 2,500 km (1,600 mi) through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The range’s highest peak is Toubkal, with an elevation of 4,167 metres (13,671 ft) in southwestern Morocco. It…Read more

What's Included

  • Mountain bike & helmet
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • all meals from dinner  of arrival to breakfast  of departure (except meals in Marakech)
  • picnic or lunches
  • Professional guiding
  • luggage transfer to evening accommodation (inc. mountain refuge)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    arrival/departure
  • Water

What's not Included

  • Flights/Travel etc
  • Cancellation/medical insurances and repatriation costs
  • Alcohol and extra drinks

AVAILABILITY:

  • The bike Morocco trip runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.

Meal Plan

  • all meals from dinner  of arrival to breakfast  of departure (except meals in Marakech)
  • picnic or lunches

Accommodation

  • 1 night in ourika valley
  • 1 night in oukaimiden (Refuge club frensh)

Equipment List

  • Padded cycling gloves (mandatory)
  • Elbow, knee and shin pads (optional)
  • Eye protection (strongly recommended)
  • Your usual cycling clothes
  • Drinking bottle or Camelbak for water
  • A snack or energy food
  • An extra warm layer 4
  • A waterproof top
  • A small rucksack or Camelback
  • A waterproof notebook and pencil
  • Personal medication