Arrive in the colourful city of Marrakesh where we will assemble, prepare and be briefed by our guide on the information of the tour. At night, enjoy a hearty welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight: Hotel Almas 3* (or similar).
You will begin your cycling tour following a short transfer to Lake Takerkoust. From here you will bike through several local villages and experience the heart of Moroccan culture. Firstly, you will pass through Amizmiz and bear witness to some spectacular scenery of the Atlas region, before arriving at the village of Ouirgane.
Biking: distance 38 km / uphill 870 m / downhill 840 m / approx. 3.5 hr
Overnight: Hotel, Ksar Shama (or similar).
You continue by bike along the beautiful valley of Asni to the Mosque of Tinmal. After the visit you will be transferred by car up to the Tizi n'Test pass where you can enjoy a relaxing downhill bike ride which stretches over 30 km on the southern side of the High Atlas. The final 17 km can be enjoyed on flat terrain to the village of Ouled Berhil.
Biking: distance 80 km / uphill 920 m / downhill 1900 m / approx. 4 hr
Overnight: Riad/Hotel, Riah Hida (or similar).
Today begins with a 3 hour transfer by car from Ouled Berhil to A t Baha at the foot of the Anti Atlas mountains. Your first challenge is to ascend for approx. 11 km in order to reach the first pass. Then you continue by bike through hilly landscapes before crossing the last pass of 1450 m altitude. Enjoying a breathtaking view down to the Anti Atlas valleys and mountains you bike downhill to your overnight accommodation.
Biking: distance 43 km / uphill 800 m / downhill 650 m / approx. 4 hr
Overnight: Kasbah Hotel (or similar).
This is the day of the Anti Atlas passes. By bike you explore the beautiful Anti Atlas scenery and cross two passes, each of 1700 m altitude, bearing witness to majestic mountains, valleys and villages with huge houses which sit like thrones on top of the mountain flanks, as well as terraced fields with almond trees which are in blossom. After a long and enjoyable descent, you will be transferred to the scenic seaside destination of Agadir.
Biking: distance 64 km / uphill 600m / downhill 1200 m / approx. 4.5 hr
Overnight: hotel, Anezi (or similar).
An early morning transfer by vehicle sees a fresh start to the day involving a mixture of climbs and descents. Today you will marvel at more picturesque scenery along the awe-inspiring Western High Atlas chain. To end the day's bike ride, you will enjoy a 14 km descent through winding roads to your hotel.
Biking: distance 40 km / uphill 1200 m / downhill 620 m / approx. 3 hr
Overnight: hotel, Les Cascades (or similar).
We have a final ride this morning before our vehicle transfer back to Marrakesh. We begin with a short ascent, then will enjoy a great downhill ride of over more than 50 kilometres to the Atlantic coast. At the beginning the landscape is wide and open, but as you descend you will merge into a narrow gorge leading to the Paradise valley. After another ascent of approx. 4 kilometres we descend to the coast again, which sees the end of the bike tour. After a well-earned lunch, we will be transferred back to Marrakesh for our final night.
Biking: distance 65 km / uphill 550 m / downhill 1500 m / approx. 3.5 hr
Overnight: Hotel Almas (or similar).
Trip arrangements end after breakfast.