Morocco vacation tour 9 days
Marrakesh – Ait Ben Haddou – Rbat – Dades – Nkob – Foum Tizza – Agdz – Ouarzazate
Day 1 Marrakesh
Installation in your riad or hotel at night with half board.
Day 2 Marrakesh – Telouat – Tamdakht
Early departure to the pass Tizi n’Tichka.
After the pass, we turn towards Telouet where we will visit the Kasbah of Glaoui remnant of a rich history both glorious and turbulent.
First pedal strokes to Anmiter and downhill mountain biking in the footsteps of the ancient caravan trade routes.
The route runs along the Ounila Valley with its magnificent Kasbahs red earth.
Night in a hostel in the village of Tamdakht. 129 km transfer. 38 km mountain bike. Elevation: + 150m, -400m.
Day 3 Tamdakht – Ait Ben Haddou – Rbat
Visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, beautiful masterpiece of Berber architecture of southern Morocco, declared International Heritage by UNESCO.
Start of our mountain bike stage at 1360 m, where we gradually climb and valleys and villages kindly leave room for desert.
Crossing the highlands, where smells mugwort, which hosts the transhumance during the winter.
Although rolling slopes up our camp at the entrance of the gorge to 1750m. 72 km mountain bike. Elevation: + 300m, -150m.
Day 4 Rbat – Dades – Timkit
We straddling his mountain bike to explore the beautiful gorges ochres by singletrack (if there is not too much water!), At the exit parades, villages and kasbah succeed but does not look like. After Boutghrar we drive due east to the Dades Valley.
Visit the Valley and its beautiful rock formations and lunch. By early afternoon, we make a transfer to the south and the strong against the Jebel Saghro, Mtb small step up our bivouac at Timkit. 40 km transfer – 61 km mountain bike. Elevation: + 350m, -450m.
Day 5 Timkit – Nkob – Foum Tizza
By Mountain biking, we access the Tagmout col at 2000m with a beautiful view of the massive Jebel Saghro. Descent to Assaka and gorges of the same name.
Mineral atmosphere softens some houses and crops by almond and palm trees. After a good tagine Homestay Ighazzoune of the village, we continue towards the south and the rolling track to Nkob well.
A short transfer allows us to completely change scenery and reach a small sandy desert in Saredrar.
Latest pedal strokes to reach our bivouac in the sand at Foum Tizza. 34 km transfer – 45 km of mountain biking. Elevation: + 350m, -920m.
Day 6 Foum Tizza – Touna n’Iraben
Crossing the river Taghbalt and track to the pre-Saharan massif of Tadrart. After regs ‘stony Saharan shelf ‘, we are taking a small gorge palm and acacia with us before progressing into a totally mineral medium.
Our trail leads to a beautiful canyon. Overnight camping under palm trees. 55 km mountain bike. Elevation: + 250m, -300m.
Day 7 Touna n’Iraben – Timasla
Long crossing desert plates that separates us from the lush valley of the Draa.
Lift this beautiful valley between track and paths in the fields where we’ll be sure to discover the lifestyle of the inhabitants of the ksour ‘naming fortified desert villages’ southern Morocco.
Bivouac tent in the palm grove. 60 km mountain bike. Elevation: + 100m, -250m.
Day 8 Timasla – Agdez – Ouarzazate
Last leg of our mountain bike raid that leads to the north.
We follow always the Oued Draa. From time to time a small hill offers a beautiful oasis ribbon for defying the desert.
End détape Tamnougalt at the foot of Jebel Kissane where we will say goodbye to this beautiful area.
Day 9 Return flight
Depending on your flight time, transfer to the airport for your return flight.