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