Mountain Biking in the Atlas Mountains & Marrakech

Excursions from Marrakech, Marrakech

Mountain Biking in the Atlas Mountains & Marrakech

We  offer a variety of Mountain Biking short excursions and multi-day holidays in Morocco. All rider are provided with high quality Giant bikes, and the tours are led by guides. To include a mountain bike excursion in your Moroccan Holiday, or to build a holiday round one of the 6-day tours, give our advisors a call.

Marrakech City Tour Tour by Bike

A two-hour relaxing scenic ride right through the centre of Marrakech to watch the city life and including the landmarks of the Koutoubia mosque and the royal palace. 

Marrakech Palmeraie Tour

A two-hour ride through the palm tree groves on the outskirts of Marrakech, passing  the small villages and exotic plants and spices that grow wild and free in the area.

Enter the Atlas - On and Off-Road

Departing from the mountain road before Asni, climb the road winding its way back and forth steeply up the mountainside, upto the spectacular views from the topat the Kik Plateau. An equal mixture of uphill and downhill  leads the way to Lake Lalla Takerhoust. Finish with a delicious  Moroccan lunch of chicken and vegetable tagine along with handmade baked bread, a vibrant salad nicoise, fruit, and classic mint tea overlooking the mountains we just rocked!

Ouirgane Valley Tour

A full-day off-road tour in the High Atlas area. Pass through the Berber villages and a  then 7km uphill to breakfast of homemade baked bread, olive oil, country eggs, and classically made mint tea. After some rest and relaxation, descend to the gorgeous plateau that sits protected on all  sides by rich red earth gorges. You will experience the foothills of the majestic high Atlas Mountains, blue babbling streams, fragrant pine forests and untouched salt mines.

Imlil Tour

A full-day off-road adventure for advanced mountain bikers with technical capabilities, covering many trails that the mountain bike tema have discovered in the mountains. Riders and guide will travel through quaint stone villages, beautiful orchards, and winding mountain paths with  incredible vistas in every direction. If you are seeking an adventure down the road less travelled this is the option for you.

Zok Tour

An on-roud tour for the athletic, uphill  to the Moroccan ski resort of Oukimadden, for an overall acent of 1837 meters and descent of 811 meters over th 30km ride.  Enjoy a savory Moroccan meal at the top of the mountain, before  the breathtaking vistas.

6-Day Atlas Mountain Biking and spa

Trek led by expert mountain guides, with overnight stays at boutique hotels including a masssage and hammam each days. Starting from Marrakech, this tour covers Ouirgane valley, Toubkal, Imlil, Plateau de Kik,Lalla Takeroust and Agafay and a final city tour of Marrakech. 

6-Day High-Atlas Intense Challenge

Based out of two boutique hotels, this tour is suitable for more advanced mountain-bikers. It includes a 7km climb in the Ouirgane valley; a rolling ride round Imlil under Mount Toubkal; a technical 4km climb upto the Plateua de Kik and Lalla Takerhoust lake. After transferring to the second hotel, tour the trails round Amizmiz and then return towards Marrakech through the desert around Agafay.

IMPORTANT: Please be aware that the availability of protective headgear can vary from destination to destination and therefore we cannot guarantee that headgear will be provided or will be of the same standard as those available in the UK.  We therefore invite anyone participating in this activity to bring with them their own headgear.

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When you book a holiday with us we will provide full driving instructions for reaching your accommodation, where necessary; these can be used by yourself, or you could enjoy the luxury of a driver. Alternatively we will arrange private (car rather than coach) transfers for you; helicopter transfers are also possible for some destinations.

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