Gravel Trip to the Atlas Mountains – Morocco

Salaam Aleikum – Welcome to Morocco!

Read more about our fabulous gravel trip to the Atlas Mountains in Morocco.

A land of colors, flavours, fragrances, charm, and traditions, Morocco is a special and interesting country to explore. Exploring it by bike, it becomes the perfect place!

Prepare yourself to immerse into Morocco and explore the best wonders of the High Atlas range.

Known as the land of the mountains, Morocco is an adventurer’s dream and a gravel bike rider’s paradise.

Discover the preserved charm of its little villages nestled in the valleys and taste the best local specialties such as the vegetable tagines and its delicious bread and mint tea.

Admire the splendors of its great mountain landscapes whilst riding incredible tracks on its semi-lunar terrains in the sun-soaked mountains.

Cross the “Happy Valley” and enjoy the lush and green cultivated fields where life seems so simple.

From the Imi-n-Fri village to the dramatic Dades Gorge, passing through the beautiful and exotic Marrakech, this adventure will be an unforgettable gravel bike experience deep in the heart of the Berber culture, where the variety of natural landscapes and superb biking trails are exceptional!

Saturday 19th October – Sunday 27th October 2024

Cost: 1950€ per person sharing a twin room. 2350€ per person in a single room.

The trip is for 9 days. This will be 6 days riding, a return to Marrakesh and an afternoon / evening there, plus a day at each end for transport.

Besides the superb riding available, other tour highlights include:

M’Goun UNESCO Global Geopark
Imi-n-Fri natural bridge
Happy Valley, one of the most beautiful valleys in the Atlas Mountains
Incredible canyons and rock formations
The impressive Moroccan Cathedral Rock
Dades Gorge, the most beautiful canyon in Morocco
Roses Valley and the Kasbahs
Berber culture and gastronomy

As mentioned above, the riding in the Atlas Mountains is nothing short of spectacular. It will involve riding a mixture of paved roads, rough roads and gravel for an average of around 80km per day.

This ride is aimed at experienced riders who have a decent level of fitness who will be comfortable climbing around 1600m per day on average.

Accommodation is in clean, comfortable lodgings and breakfast, dinner and a picnic lunch is provided each day.

See details below for the itinerary.