A course where the slopes of the High Atlas launch us into the Draa Valley, fairly level but many kilometers mostly along the Oued Draa which nowadays, before its waters are lost in the sands, feeds a rosary almost uninterrupted palm groves, where wonderful dates are harvested. Many fortified ksour were built by sedentary populations of these oasis to escape the raids of nomads. But a significant interbreeding doesn’t prevent.
PRICES PER PERSON: From € 415 EUR
– Group 1 – 2 person : On request – Group 6 – 10 people : 475€/person
– Group 3 – 5 people : 590 €/person – Group 11 – 15 people : 415 €/person
DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION : Marrakech city
WEAR AND TREK EQUIPMENT :
Comfortable cycling clothing, biking equipments, T-shirts, hat, jacket, warm jumper,underwear, sunscreen, sunglasses, headtorch, Water bottle, sleeping bag, day pack.
WHAT’S INCLUDED :
Professional English-speaking Guide, Acommodation : 7 nights (Hotel & L0dge),
Transport costs for all ransfers, Assistant Car to carry everything,
Kitchen tent, cooking equipments and cook, All meals (vegetarians welcome),
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED :
Meals in Marrakech, drinks, International flights.
Mountain bikes rent, Travel insurance.
Personal purchases, Tips and gratuities .
“A peaceful tour along the Oued Draa to discover one of the essential pieces of the Moroccan puzzle “.
Day 1: Airport-Marrakech Hotel
According to your arrival time, a member of our team comes to the Marrakesh Menara Airport to transfer you to your Riad in Marrakech for the night. Free diner
Day 2: Marrakech -Tizi-n-Tichka - Tighza
Passage of Tizi u N’Tichka before descending into the gorge on the south side. We continue towards the wide valley leading to Telouet (1700m). Visit the Telouet fortress Kasbah, first pedal rotations in the Atlas Mountains. Night in Gite ( Berber house). Approx: 15Km and + 250m height difference
Day 3: Tighza - Ait Ben Haddou - Oued El Maleh
On the old caravan route in the Ounilla valley, through the flank mountain hamlets. Arrival at Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah, the most impressive and one of the best preserved of all the Morocco South. Route majority descent. Camp in Oued El Maleh. Approx: 50 Km and + 300m height difference
Day 4: Oued El Maleh - Ouarzazate - Ait Saoun
This step allowed us to go through the capital of Moroccan Hollywood “Ouarzazate.” By a road through a western landscape where they are turned international cinema films we reach our bivouac to the village of Ait Saoun. About: 55 Km and (-+) 400m height difference
Day 5: Ait Saoun - Agdez - Tansikht
By a collar (1600m) a panoramic view of the Saghro massive and the Draa Valley, after a beautiful descent leads us to the village Agdez we take a track bordering the river, paving its way between mountain and valley continuously lined with cultivated fields, groves and dotted with a series of adobe built Kasbah. Camp in Tansikhte. Approx: 55 km and – down globally
Day 6: Tansikht - Draa Valley - Zagora
The track wavers between gardens and palm groves clinging to the villages and arid hills that delimit the Draa Valley. Numerous meeting with the population, discovery of oases life. Bivouac in the vast palm grove near Zagora. Approx: 60 Km and and – down all the way
Day 7: Zagora - Ouarzazate - Marrakech
Our journey ends in Zagora “the desert door” and return by car to Marrakech, lunch at Ouarzazate. Arrival in Marrakech in the afternoon after 370 km through the Tichka pass (2260m). Installation at the hotel. Free dinner
Day 8: Transfer back - Airport
Meet at the hotel 2 H before the departure time for the airport transfer. End of our services and welcome back again.