Atlas Mountain biking trip

Special Tour 5 Days 4 Nights Availability: 10/11/2021
Marrakech Morocco trekking, Marrakech

Ourika valley

The Ourika valley is located in the heart of the Atlas. It’s one of the most beautiful valleys in the kingdom, rich in history, culture, arts and crafts, cuisine and lush landscapes. The valley spreads from the foothills of the high Atlas olive grove to the village of Siti Fata. After crossing a first olive grove – the road sinks into the mountains following the Ourika Oued. The brown village roofs will merge with the clayey surroundings. the steeply sided valley will take us to Siti Fatma. 1500 meters high; this is a very picturesque village surrounded by walnut trees and weeping willows. You’ll be able to mountain climb through walnut and cherry trees.

The Kik Plateau

The Kik Plateau opens the doors to the precarious conditions in this part of Morocco.

Villages around the plateau of Kik are devoid of all industries and comforts. Despite this, life seems very peaceful. Culture and fertile land are the only resources. Donkeys and mules are the most faithful friends. They are also the most reliable means of transport.

With a little luck, you can live moments of great Berber traditions. The traditional Berber dance is an exceptional experience of pleasure. Sharing, with the locals, a glass of mint tea is also a unique instant.


Asni, one of the towns of the High Atlas, offers a peaceful element to your Moroccan holiday. A small town, just 45 minutes south of Marrakech, Asni has grown up at a crossroads on the edge of the High Atlas, and is a good point from which to access walks on the Kik plateau, well known for a carpet of Alpine spring flowers. It has a souk on Saturdays. As the first point of call from Marrakech, it is often busy with tourists and the hassle that goes with them. It is best known for Sir Richard Branson’s nearby luxury hotel Kasbah Tamadot.


Marrakesh (Google Map)


This tour runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.


Contact us for actual price for this tour. We require 20 % deposit payment for private tours in Morocco.


  • Hotel pickup / drop-off
  • Transfer in comfortable vehicle
  • English speaking driver

  • Local guides
  • Meals as per itinerary


  • Tips and personal expenses

Day 1: Marrakech

We will welcome you at Marrakech airport and we transfer you to the hotel with Dinner, breakfast as per itinerary.

Day 2: Marrakech to Ourika valley

The 2nd day stage starts through the buzzing Marrakech and takes the quieter road of Sidi Abdellah Gheyat. We ride across the Haouz Plain on a flat direct line for about 37 km. Then we reach the high plateaus of Iguer where the views are just amazing. The stone built Berber villages are superb here. We reach the Ourika Valley and we stay in theriad for the night. Biking Distance: 64 km, Altitude Gain: 800m, Altitude Loss: 620m, Min Altitude: 455m, Max Altitude: 1,130m.

Day 3: Ourika valley to Asni

The Atlas cycling stage starts on the road following the left banks of the Ourika River for about 10 km. On the next 14 km, we will climbs steadily along the mountain-side and genteelly gain altitude through some impressive views across the Atlas Mountains. As we reach our highest point at the Tizi n’Tadmamt – 1813 meters, we will have a more relaxed section following the contours of the mountain hillsides overlooking the superb views stretching towards the Haouz Plains far north. After Sid Fares, you will enjoy an amazing downhill section of 10 km towards Asni. Overnight in a nice local riad. Note. An optional ride up to the Ski resort of Oukaimden, an epic 18 km climb and cycle the highest road in Morocco in biking distance: 50 km, Altitude Gain: 1,175m, Altitude Loss: 876m, Min Altitude: 855m, Max Altitude: 1,845m.

Day 4: Kik Plateau to Marrakech

Our ultimate biking day will lead us to the heights of the superb Kik Plateau. We start cycling on the little road snaking up towards the shrine of Moulay Brahim. At the highest spot of the ride we will cross the magnificent limestone plateau with the often snow capped Toubkal peaks in the background. The biking ride across the terraces will be punctuated by few villages before we reach the western end of the Kik. We decent to reach the Takerkoust lake where our cycling adventure ends. We transfer you to Marrakech riad.

Biking distance: 34 km / Altitude gain, loss: +630 m, -525 m / Physical difficulty: ▲▲▲▲▲ / Transfer by road: 90 km

Day 5: Marrakech Airport

Depend on your flight a transfer is arranged to Marrakech airport.

NOTE: This is a Fes to Atlantic coast and nobody else will travel in your private group. If you require any modification for our suggested itinerary please fill up the contact form.

Between tradition and modernity, Marrakech is the promise of unequalled sensations. Strolling the Jemaa El-Fna square and the souks with their shimmering colours and oriental smells, the red city offers you a complete change of scenery. Horse-drawn carriage rides, sunny terraces, travelling artists and other day and night activities will give a tates of wishful comeback. You will be able to admire all the architectural richness of the Medina, upon visiting one of its many riads, small oriental palaces overlooking a beautiful patio. You can also relax and recharge at the Menara, a vast garden with an emblematic basin. Marrakech shower its visitors by its splendour and its diversity, you just have to leave the ramparts to be immersed in modern Morocco. The districts of Gueliz and Hivernage offer the most modern infrastructures, luxury boutiques and international ready-to-wear stores, airy avenues ; which all contribute to Marrakech's unique offering.

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