Mountain Biking | Saghro Mountains

Morocco · 6 nights

Traversing the volcanic terrain of the Saghro Mountains with a finale to explore Marrakech.

Overview

Ride over land-before-time feeling landscapes on a seven-day cycling adventure that unveils Morocco beyond the ancient walled city of Marrakech.

Head into the Atlas Mountains to the Saghro Mountains via the lush oasis interspersed between volcanic and dessert terrain. Exhilirating trails will take you up steep tracks to awe-inspiring views and then on down, flying past verdant valleys packed with wild roses and trees weighed heavy with fruit.

Cycle unpaved roads and less traversed tracks to uncover a side to south Morocco few get to see, combining this with an unforgettable camel ride and time to explore the hustle and bustle of Marrakech's lively souk culture.

Included
  • Accommodation (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
  • All Meals
  • Ground Transfers
  • Equipment

The P l a n

The Plan

  • 1
    On arrival

    Touch down at Marrakech Airport and transfer to your hotel or riad. Depending on when you arrive, you can explore Marrakech before turning in for the night in advance of your cycling adventure.

  • 2
    AM

    Fill up at breakfast because the day hold a 48km cycle ahead. This morning you leave Marrakech for the beautiful UNESCO designated world heritage village of Ait Benhaddou. Travelling by 4-wheel drive from Marrakech via the Tizi n’Tichka mountain pass (2260m) as far as Telouet, you visit Glaoui Kasbah before setting off on two wheels. From Telouet, take to your mountain bike and cycle through remote Berber villages and the lush Ounila Valley until you arrive at the stunning Kasbah village of Ait Benhaddou where you'll stay the night.

  • 3
    AM

    Leaving Ait Benhaddou via the beautiful Taslmante Valley and Boutaghrar head to an ancient troglodyte settlement and see nomadic Berbers living in caves handed down through generations of families. There's a chance of visiting a Berber family, sharing a cup of mint tea and learning about their unique lifestyle. The final leg of today's 43km cycle takes you way up to the Dades Gorge where you'll spend the night.

  • 4
    AM

    You may want to warm up for your almighty 70km cycle today. First you'll cycle to the breath-taking Berber oasis town of N’kob. You'll then head through the Dades Valley which lies between the High Atlas Mountains and the Jbel Saghro Mountains. Making your way into the Jbel Saghro Mountains you cross the Tizi n’Tzazert pass past stunning panoramic views. Continue onto the Berber oasis town of N’kob which lies at the foot of the Jbel Saghro Mountains where you get to spend the night under the stars.

  • 5
    AM

    Take your breath away as you whiz past Mountain the valley of the Drâa up to Tin Zouline. It's here you'll enter the Anti Atlas Mountains with its cinematic rock formations that will have you feeling like you're cycling on the surface of the moon. Cross a small river and take a small, smooth path around the base of Jebel Kissane, passing through lush ‘palmeries’ and remote Berber villages. Small tracks and trails wind through the valley of the Drâa to Zagora. At Zagora you can dismount and take a handy camel rude through dramatic dunes, where you spend the night in Berber tents under the stars. Watch the sun set over the dunes and prepare to feast after your 60 km bike ride.

  • 6
    AM

    Get up early for a sunrise you'll never forget and refuel at breakfast before riding your trusty camel back to Zagora. From there hop into your 4x4 and watch the landscapes of the Atlas pass by as you head back into Marrakech via Tichka pass.

  • 7
    On arrival

    Dine on your very last Moroccan breakfast in the Riad and check out the souks of Marrakech if you have time, before being picked up by your transfer to the airport.

Mountain Biking | Saghro Mountains

Dates Departs Duration Price
Tuesday
25 Dec 2018
Monday
31 Dec 2018
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
26 Dec 2018
Tuesday
1 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
27 Dec 2018
Wednesday
2 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
28 Dec 2018
Thursday
3 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
29 Dec 2018
Friday
4 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
30 Dec 2018
Saturday
5 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
31 Dec 2018
Sunday
6 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
1 Jan 2019
Monday
7 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
2 Jan 2019
Tuesday
8 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
3 Jan 2019
Wednesday
9 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Dates Departs Duration Price
Tuesday
25 Dec 2018
Monday
31 Dec 2018
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
26 Dec 2018
Tuesday
1 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
27 Dec 2018
Wednesday
2 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
28 Dec 2018
Thursday
3 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
29 Dec 2018
Friday
4 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
30 Dec 2018
Saturday
5 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
31 Dec 2018
Sunday
6 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Dates Departs Duration Price
Tuesday
1 Jan 2019
Monday
7 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
2 Jan 2019
Tuesday
8 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
3 Jan 2019
Wednesday
9 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
4 Jan 2019
Thursday
10 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
5 Jan 2019
Friday
11 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
6 Jan 2019
Saturday
12 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
7 Jan 2019
Sunday
13 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
8 Jan 2019
Monday
14 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
9 Jan 2019
Tuesday
15 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
10 Jan 2019
Wednesday
16 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
11 Jan 2019
Thursday
17 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
12 Jan 2019
Friday
18 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
13 Jan 2019
Saturday
19 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
14 Jan 2019
Sunday
20 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
15 Jan 2019
Monday
21 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
16 Jan 2019
Tuesday
22 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
17 Jan 2019
Wednesday
23 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
18 Jan 2019
Thursday
24 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
19 Jan 2019
Friday
25 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
20 Jan 2019
Saturday
26 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
21 Jan 2019
Sunday
27 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
22 Jan 2019
Monday
28 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
23 Jan 2019
Tuesday
29 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
24 Jan 2019
Wednesday
30 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
25 Jan 2019
Thursday
31 Jan 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
26 Jan 2019
Friday
1 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
27 Jan 2019
Saturday
2 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
28 Jan 2019
Sunday
3 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
29 Jan 2019
Monday
4 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
30 Jan 2019
Tuesday
5 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
31 Jan 2019
Wednesday
6 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Dates Departs Duration Price
Friday
1 Feb 2019
Thursday
7 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
2 Feb 2019
Friday
8 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
3 Feb 2019
Saturday
9 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
4 Feb 2019
Sunday
10 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
5 Feb 2019
Monday
11 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
6 Feb 2019
Tuesday
12 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
7 Feb 2019
Wednesday
13 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
8 Feb 2019
Thursday
14 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
9 Feb 2019
Friday
15 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
10 Feb 2019
Saturday
16 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
11 Feb 2019
Sunday
17 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
12 Feb 2019
Monday
18 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
13 Feb 2019
Tuesday
19 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
14 Feb 2019
Wednesday
20 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
15 Feb 2019
Thursday
21 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
16 Feb 2019
Friday
22 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
17 Feb 2019
Saturday
23 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
18 Feb 2019
Sunday
24 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
19 Feb 2019
Monday
25 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
20 Feb 2019
Tuesday
26 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
21 Feb 2019
Wednesday
27 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Friday
22 Feb 2019
Thursday
28 Feb 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
23 Feb 2019
Friday
1 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
24 Feb 2019
Saturday
2 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
25 Feb 2019
Sunday
3 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
26 Feb 2019
Monday
4 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Wednesday
27 Feb 2019
Tuesday
5 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Thursday
28 Feb 2019
Wednesday
6 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Dates Departs Duration Price
Friday
1 Mar 2019
Thursday
7 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Saturday
2 Mar 2019
Friday
8 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Sunday
3 Mar 2019
Saturday
9 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Monday
4 Mar 2019
Sunday
10 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp
Tuesday
5 Mar 2019
Monday
11 Mar 2019
on arrival 7 days $842.00/pp