Transfer by road: 70km
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   Atlas of Marrakech Road Bike Escape       5 Days Trip, 3 Days biking - Level Intermediate 
Our tour starts from the 1000 year-old ochre-colored city of  Marrakech.  A fascinating ride across the old Medina towards  the  mountain range of the High Atlas Mountains. Cycling  on the flat  Haouz plains, you will be quickly challenged by the imposing  Atlas Mountain slopes, climbing Morocco's highest roads. Miles  upon miles, you will have the opportunity to cycle Berber lush  valleys and rugged high plateaus  to discover  the traditional local  way of life, an authentic architecture and matchless landscapes of  a stunning beauty.    
Join this Tour? 13.10 to 17.10.2017 / Open 21.10 to 24.10.2017 / Open 10.11 to 14.11.2017 / Open 16.02 to 20.02.2018 / Open 09.03 to 13.03.2018 / Open
Fares, we will enjoy an amazing downhill section  of 10km towards Asni, Overnight in a nice Lodge.  (Meals: B, L, D). NB. An optional ride up to the Ski Resort of  Oukaimden, an epic 18 km climb and cycle the  highest road in Morocco!  Biking Distance: 50 km, Altitude Gain: 1,175m, Altitude Loss: 876m, Min Altitude: 855m, Max Altitude: 1,845m Physical difficulty: ▲▲▲▲▲ Day 4 • Kik Plateau - Marrakech Our ultimate day will lead us to the heights of the  superb Kik Plateau. After a good breakfat, we  start cycling on the little road snaking up towards  the shrine of Moulay Brahim. This is a holy place  where  a well-known Moroccan Sufi saint was  buried. It's a famous place that attracts a lot of  pilgrims from all over Morocco. At the highest  spot of the ride we will cross the magnificent  limestone plateau with the often snow capped  Toubkal peaks in the background. The ride  across the terraces will be punctuated by few  villages before we reach the western end of the  Kik. From now on, it's a long decent to reach the  Takerkoust lake where our cycling adventure end.  After packing our bikes, a short transfer will lead  us to the exciting Marrakech and your Riad in the  Medina of Marrakech at 5mn on foot from the  main attractions: Jemaa Lafnna Square, the  souks, Bahia Palace... (Meals: B, L) Biking distance: 34km / Altitude gain, loss: +630m, -525m / Physical difficulty: ▲▲▲▲▲  /  Transfer by road: 90km Day 5 • Marrakech Airport  Depend on your flight timining, a transfer is  arranged to Marrakech Airport for your flight  return. 
License Agence de Voyages: N 30D/10 - Patente: 45191346 - RC: 28209 - Id.fiscal: 06521245 C.N.S.S: 7526661 - Assurances RCP : AXA  333 2008 2 00414 - Assurance AT: CNIA SAADA 101100003950 / COPYRIGHTS  MAROC NATURE 2007 - 2015
Privatize this tour? Hi Maroc Nature Team! We had a really great time with you guys! Thanks Hisham our super guide and Mohamed the best driver ever! We will come back again ... Denise & Alan from London Day by Day
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Price per person from: € 390.-  Price based on 4 cyclists and more  2 to 3 cyclists : € 550.-  Single Sup : € 64.-  Period : September to June    Highlights on this Tour  o  The stunning scenery of The Atlas Mountains  o  Nice quite roads   o  Lush Berber Valleys   o The traditional village architecture   
Our Price Includes o Arrival and departure transfer Marrakech  airport by Minibus   o 2 nights on bed and breakfast basis at 3*  hotel / Riad in Marrakech & Essaouira  o 2 nights in a small hotel on tour o Full board on bike tour with mineral water  o 4x4 / minibus assistance on the whole  road bike  trip   o Moroccan road bike guide 
Our Price doesn’t Include o International flight to and from Marrakech & Airport taxes o Morocco Visa fees  o Travel insurance [Compulsory!]  o Lunch and dinner in Marrakesh city  o Soft/alcoholic drinks o Bar bills and laundry o Optional trips and sightseeing tours o Additional nights at the beginning or  end of trip  o Tips and personal expanses o Road Bike hire (90 EUR ) 
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Day 1 • Marrakech Welcome by your guide at Marrakesh Airport and  short transfer to your hotel in town. If you have  brought your bike with you, we will take you to our  shop to mount it and keep your box until the end  of trip. For the first night we have chosen a  practical hotel not far from our shop. Overnight on  bed & breakfast basis at 3* hotel. (Meals: B) Day 2: Marrakech - Ourika  The stage starts through the buzzing Marrakesh  and takes the quieter road of Sidi Abdellah  Gheyat. A nice stretch across the Haouz Plain on  a flat direct line (37km). Serious things start on the  foothill of the Atlas Mountains, with a challenging  climb of 10km to reach the high plateaus of Iguer.  The views are just amazing and the snow capped  mountains contrast with the green terraces of  barley and almond trees. The stone built Berber  villages are superb and naturally melt in the  landscapes. After a last demanding uphill, the  road follows the contours of the mountain before a  big and endless winding downhill section towards  the Ourika Valley and our lodge for the night.  (Meals: B, L, D) Biking Distance: 64 km, Altitude Gain: 800m, Altitude Loss: 620m, Min Altitude: 455m, Max Altitude: 1,130m, Physical difficulty: ▲▲▲▲▲ Day 3: Ourika - Asni  The cycling stage starts on the road following the  left banks of the Ourika River for about 10 km.  The road then leaves the lush valley and starts  snaking up towards west. On the next 14km, you  will climbs steadily along the mountainside and  genteelly gain altitude through some impressive  views across the Atlas Mountains and the Berber  villages. As we reach our highest point at the Tizi  n'Tadmamt (1813m), you 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 Sidi