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Multi-Sport Adventure, Todgha Gorge, Morocco

Motorcycle in Todgha Gorge

If you are interested in an active vacation, Morocco is a great choice!  We love the outdoors and we are happy to work with you to design a trip an adventure  that incorporates activities that you are passionate about, whether it is hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, off-roading, or motorcycle riding.

Here are a couple itineraries of trips that we’ve done before to give you an idea:

Mountain Biking Adventure

Day 1:  Marrakech

Transfer from the airport to the center of Marrakech. We spend some time preparing the bikes. Night in a Riad in the Medina.

Day 2: Marrakech – Telouat – Ait Ben Haddou

We leave Marrakech at around 9 a.m. to cross the Atlas mountains towards Ouarzazate. We have lunch in a restaurant near the pass Tizi n’Tichka (7415 ft), then leave the main road and drive towards Telouet (6168 ft). We start to pedal near Anmiter and follow the old commercial route of the camel caravans. We will pass through the Ounila valley with its amazing Kasbahs built with red earth. Relatively easy trail. Night at a hotel with swimming pool in Ait Ben Haddou (4295 ft).
Transfer: 80 miles. MTB: 27 miles.

Day 3: Ait Ben Haddou – Boutaghrar

Early in the morning you can visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, classed “World Heritage” by the UNESCO. After breakfast we start with a transfer by car until Toundoute (4823 ft), where we start biking on a mixed trail, with some technical passages. You will enjoy splendid views while passing the high plateaus. Lunch picnic style. We spend the night in a guesthouse in Boutaghrar (5249 ft), the heart of the Roses Valley.
Transfer: 55 miles. MTB: 40 miles.

Day 4: Boutaghrar – Ouarzazate

We get on our bikes directly at the guesthouse (5249 ft), and cross the beautiful desert of Ait Youl towards the Dades Valley (easy trail). We will have time to enjoy the valley (1500m) and its beautiful rocky shapes and have lunch there (picnic style). In the afternoon we go down the valley until Boumalne Dades and from there we take a singletrack crossing gardens and fields until Kellaa M’Gouna (4593 ft), the “City of Roses”. Transfer by car until Ouarzazate (1200m), where we spend the night in a hotel with swimming pool.
Transfer: 55 miles. MTB: 46 miles.

Day 5: Ouarzazate – Marrakech

We start biking directly from the hotel (3937 ft), crossing the palm groves of Ouarzazate until the Fint Oasis (easy trail, 4101 ft). Then we follow the Fint Valley on a quite technical singletrack, with views over the volcanic mountains of the “Djebel Saghro”. We meet our car on the main road and start the transfer back to Marrakech, where we will arrive around 3 p.m. (lunch in a restaurant on the road). Night in a Riad in the Medina of Marrakech.
Transfer: 124 miles. MTB: 18 miles.

Day 6: Marrakech

Transfer to the airport.

 

Trekking/Hiking Adventure:

Multi-sport Adventure, trekking, Dades Gorge, Morocco

Hiking in Monkey Finger Mountain

Day 1

Transfer from Marrakech to Kelaat M’Gouna.

Day 2

In the morning we will explore some caves from the 6th century that the people from the village still use to store the grain. Then we start walking, going up the Roses Valley until Ait Said, where we will spend the night in a guest house (6 hours walking)

Day 3

Second day of hiking, we will pass through berber villages and make our ascent to the mount Mougltat (2200m), then go down the Valley of 1000 Kasbahs until Boutaghrar, the heart of the Roses Valley, where we will spend the night in a guest house (6 hours walking).

Day 4

Today we cross the so called “desert” of Ait Youl, plains with almost no vegetation, until we arrive to Dades Valley. (3 hours walking) A short transfer by taxi to the hotel “La Vallée des Figues”. We have lunch in the hotel and in the afternoon you can make a tour to visit the gorge of Sidi Boubkar, or have a free afternoon to relax. Night in the hotel.

Day 5

In the morning we explore a nearby canyon with beautiful rocky formations. We continue walking through nearby mountains and will share our lunch with a nomad family. Night in the hotel “La Vallée des Figues”. (6 hours walking)

Day 6

We take the car to visit the Todra gorge and then continue to the desert. We stop for lunch in Tinjdad, and in the afternoon we will see the first sand dunes. Our camels will be waiting for us, to take us to the nomad camp in the desert (approx. 2 hours camel ride), where we will spend the night under starry skies and with the sound of the drums.

Day 7

If you wake up early in the morning, you will see the sunrise in the desert – an amazing experience. We then go back to “civilization” on the back of our camels, and enjoy a day off-track, exploring the black Saghro mountains of volcanic origin with our 4×4. Night in Kelaat M’Gouna (hotel)

Day 8

Transfer from Kelaat M’Gouna to Marrakech.

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