SPECIAL ROAD TRIP TO MOROCCO:
I propose to you an 8-days bike tour to discover the beautiful Atlantic coast of Morocco and the Atlas. You have housed in guest houses of the character adapted to the comfort of cyclists and in which you can discover the facets of Moroccan culture or Berber. Reserved for experienced cyclists, this circuit combines a warm up on the Moroccan Atlantic coast before discovering the extraordinary landscapes of the Anti-Atlas massif and then climb the mythical Tizi n’Test pass. A varied course on beautiful roads with magnificent views. No cravings or return on foot, the assistance car is there for you and your comfort, ride in peace. Come discover as local Moroccan roads and landscapes!
Average distance: 120 km per day
Average altitude difference: 700 m per day
Level: 2 (easy enough)
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Detail of the stay
Days 1 to 3: Marrakech – Sidi Kaouki
We drive along the beautiful Moroccan coast
Days 1 to 3: Marrakech – Sidi Kaouki:
You are welcomed at Marrakech Menara airport for your transfer to your guest house. Authentic mint tea and Moroccan pastries are served before handing over your keys. Information meeting with your guide. Depending on your flight schedule, we can leave for Essaouira or spend the first night in Marrakech. The Marrakech exit is by bus to Essaouira. Lunch by the sea. 30 km before Essaouira, you ride your bike 20 km from a beautiful road overlooking the Atlantic to Sidi Kaouki. Local lunch in Imsouane. After an hour of rest, we make the last 30 very hilly kilometers to Tamri. The guest house that welcomes us is the largest beekeeper in Morocco where we can taste and buy all the products of the hive (honey, royal jelly, propolis, pollen etc …).
Days 4 to 6: Tamrit – Taroudant
Beautiful views to take the time to contemplate
Days 4 to 6: Tamrit – Taroudant.
Hilly path, you see coves below on your right and the mountain on your left. Simply majestic. Several photo stops are required. Lunch at the entrance of Agadir. The last 40 kilometers are by bike to Tilouit on a mountainous and wooded course. The magnificent Kasbah Tizourgane, a building of another century, welcomes us in a Berber atmosphere for 2 nights. From Tioulit, we join Tafraout for lunch. A course of about 50 km, mountainous. After lunch, rest and visit Tafraout. Return to Tioulit to reach Kasbah Tizourgane where we have dinner and spend the 2nd night. From Tioulit, we take the direction of Taroudant on a slightly hilly road. Dinner and overnight in Taroudant in a guest house that looks like a Berber castle from another era.
Days 7 to 8: Taroudant – Marrakech
A day of effort and fun on this superb cycling holiday in Morocco
Days 7 to 8: Taroudant – Marrakech.
Early morning departure from Taroudant. We ride our road bikes to climb the legendary Tizi n Test Pass: 37 km climb with big percentages. False flat down to Ijoukak on 40 km where we have lunch. After a well-deserved rest, we leave in the direction of Tahanaoute with the ascent of the Asni pass, 70 km. For the bravest, possibility to go to Marrakech by bike with a false flat down 30 km by the road to Ourika. For those with heavy legs, the final can be done by bus to our residence in Marrakech. Arrival in our guest house where you can after a good shower, discover the benefits of Moroccan massage (optional). Depending on your flight schedule, you can discover the city of Marrakech or enjoy the services of the guest house.