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Atlas Descent

 

Summary:

Take in the incredibly varied and dramatic scenery of Morocco.

Duration
8 Days
Next Departure
09-Oct-2021
Starting at
± USD 1,604.00
Price per day
± USD 200.00

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Operator
Exodus Travel
Tour
Atlas Descent
Travel Style
Small Group Tour with More Flexibility
Group Size
4 - 12
Age Group
16 - 99 Years


Summary

Take in the incredibly varied and dramatic scenery of Morocco.

Day 1.
Start Agadir.
Day 2.
Transfer To Tafraoute In The Heart Of The Anti Atlas Mountains. Introductory Ride Through A Lunar Landscape, Passing The Famous Painted Blue Rocks.
Day 3.
Spectacular Ride Through Impressive Gorges And Lush Palmeries Around Ait Mansour. A Rough And Rocky Day With 35Km Descent And Optional Tarmac Climb Towards The End.
Day 4.
Transfer To Tizi Mlil Pass For An Exhilarating Descent And A Great Ride Back To Tafraoute.
Day 5.
Ride Down To The Old Walled Town Of Tiznit. Optional Visit To Silver Markets And Traditional Hamman.
Day 6.
Drive Into High Atlas Mountains Where The Landscape Is Very Different; Ride Through Pine Forests And Mountain Villages Of The Tiqqi Gorge To Imouzzer.
Day 7.
The Ultimate Off Road Finale, Through Remote Villages Down To The Atlantic Ocean For A Swim; Drive To Agadir.
Day 8.
End Agadir.

 

Details

Over the years we've ridden every trail through the Anti Atlas Mountains in order to create the best off road cycling tour. This trip has everything from fast singletrack through palm trees, to ancient hairpinned muleteer’s routes and remote, rocky jeep tracks. As well as the amazing trails, there is epic scenery, delicious food and one of the warmest welcomes in North Africa. On this tour you will pass through areas untouched by mass tourism, but also get a chance to interact with local people and really experience the culture of some of the indigenous Berber people who populate this area.

Remarks

Highlights

  • Ride remote and rugged mountain biking trails Immerse yourself in vast
    mountain scenery Stay in traditional Moroccan Riads
  • Included in Price

    • All breakfasts, 6 lunches and 5 dinners are included.Moroccan food is
      excellent, though not particularly varied. Breakfasts usually consist of
      bread, croissants and jam with tea or coffee and freshly squeezed orange
      juice. Lunch will be prepared by the drivers and served on the bonnet of a
      4x4, it normally consists of pasta, rice, bread, salad, tuna and Nutella for
      desert. The meal on the last night will be eaten out in Agadir, there is a
      good selection of restaurants including French, Italian and of course
      Moroccan. The guide can recommend the best ones, dinner will normally cost
      between 200 – 300 Dirhams per person (about 15 - £20). The hotels in
      Tafraoute, immouzer and Agadir all have bars serving alcohol, a beer will
      cost about 20 Dirhams (£1.50) and a bottle of wine will be around 120
      Dirhams (£9).
    •  7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinnersAll accommodation (see below)All
      transport and listed activitiesTour leader throughoutFlights from London (if
      booking incl. flights)Arrival & departure transfersLocal bike hire

    NOT included in price

  • Travel insuranceSingle accommodation (available on request)Visas or
    vaccinations
  • Travel Package

    DescriptionComing from Going to
    Tour (Round Trip) Agadir Agadir

    This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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