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Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

Price from:
$1,261.44

$1,135.29

Duration:

7 Days

Language:
Guide:

Yes

Difficulty: Easy
Support vehicle: Yes
Minimum participants: 2

* In case the minimum number of participants is not reached, the tour can be cancelled or extra charges applied

Itinerary Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

Come with us to explore the Draa Valley and the Sahara Desert. An easy proposal especially suitable for families and groups of friends. With short and fairly flat stages, you will discover a wonderful area of ​​Morocco: an intensely green and fertile land in the middle of an arid and barren region. You will cycle between the incredible sand dunes of the palm oases and the Kasbah (or Ksar), the Berber fortifications. Always accompanied by an expert local guide, you will enjoy this unique experience with the confidence that you will be able to get on the assistance / support vehicle if you need it due to whatever circumstances (fatigue, breakdown, etc.). During the bicycle route, you will taste traditional cuisine (you will have a chef on the team) and at night we recommend that you take the opportunity to observe the beauty of the sky in the middle of the desert... A wonderful experience. A magnificent proposal, very complete, to live with family or friends.

Itinerary Swipe

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Day 1 Marrakesh - Marrakesh - 0

Day 1 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

Arrival at Marrakech International airport. There you will be received by a member of the organization who will take you to the hotel. Depending on what time you arrive, you will still have time to visit the dynamic city. Dinner and accommodation included.

Day 2 Ouarzazate - 30

Day 2 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

After breakfast, departure from Marrakech in a southerly direction, to cross the impressive Tizi n'Tichka pass (at 2,260 m!), where the landscape will amaze you with every kilometer. During the route, a stop is made to visit the Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou before leaving these extraordinary lunar landscapes, between the High and Anti Atlas. This magnificent fortress is considered one of the wonders of Morocco. Then you come to the Tiny Oasis, which can be seen along the road, out of hills. But the route continues to Ouarzazat, where you will stay in a hotel.

Day 3 Ouarzazate - Tamnougalt - 45

Day 3 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

In the morning, a good breakfast at the hotel, before the transfer of 40 kilometers to reach Aït Saoun. There, finally, the bicycle section (45 km off-road, on an easy track) begins towards the incredible Draa gorges. The route continues towards the palm grove of Mezguita. You will be able to have the well-deserved lunch in the large and impressive area of black basalt, on the edge of the gorge, a unique place! In the afternoon, the route heads through the gorges carved by the river. There you will come across the first Berber villages (or rather Amazigs, the authentic inhabitants of the desert from the remotest antiquity) in the far south, with their adobe houses. Finally after crossing the picturesque village of Agdz (896m) you will reach Tamnougalt (874m) where you can spend the night in a cozy hotel.

Day 4 Tamnougalt - Zagora - 56

Day 4 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

After breakfast, start this new day with an easy track stage. The bicycle is taken following the Draa river, crossing the great palm grove and enjoying an incomparable landscape. After a stretch of track you finally reach the Tansikht Dam. Thanks to this construction, the area has become an oasis. And there, next to the river bank and the great forest of palm trees, you will be able to have lunch tasting the cuisine of our chef. You will be in the territory of the Tuaregs, one of the nomadic peoples of the Amazigs. In the afternoon, the route will finally continue to Zagora (724 m.). You can choose to sleep in the camp, at the foot of the desert, or in a hotel in the town of Zagora. Be that as it may, dinner will be included.

Day 5 Zagora - Ksar Nasrate - 59

Day 5 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

Having had breakfast and once you are pedaling again, you will observe that behind Zagora, the large palm groves end and the great Saharan desert begins. In fact, from Zagora there are 27 km. by bicycle that will travel on asphalt in the middle of the authentic desert. Then it will continue again through the Draa valley, which, as you will see, is already dry beyond Zagora. Crossing Jbel Bani a shortcut is taken from Foum Takat starting, the dirt section. The landscape is wonderful, sandy, dotted with small oases. Finally you will reach a large area of palm trees and crop fields, near the Alghalad village, again on the river bed, where you will have a good lunch, thanks to our chef. In the afternoon, it only remains to continue one last stretch to the dunes of Ksar Nasrate. There you will be able to rest, deservedly and after a good dinner, during the night in the camp.

Day 6 Ksar Nasrate - Erg lihoudi camp - 40

Day 6 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

In the morning, make the most of breakfast: the stage is not very long; It is only 40 km. But it begins with a section of about 30 minutes of pedaling with some push from the bicycle: you will find some small sand dunes that you will have to cross. But soon you will come to a stretch of track and path on dry land (good terrain) that will lead you to the town of Zawiyat Salh sidi, where you can have the traditional mint tea in a private house, as perhaps you have never had!. In the local culture, it is a long ritual that will be worth observing. But the route continues through a stretch of dry land, next to the sand dunes, crossing Jbel ben Sliman until lunch. This will be in the middle of the road, under the shadow of some acacia. We continue towards the heart of the Sahara desert, with its high dunes, to enjoy an authentic night in the camp. An impressive night awaits you in the middle of the Sahara under the stars…

Day 7 Erg lihoudi camp - Marrakesh - 0

Day 7 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

After breakfast… you have to pick up and drive back to Marrakech. The cycling adventure comes to an end. But the stops on the way back are well spent: the first, to visit the pottery in the Tagnite village, where you will have the opportunity to see how plates, pots and other kitchen utensils are made. The Koranic library is also visited. Back in the vehicle, the route continues through Zagoura to Ouarzart. There another stop is made, where you can enjoy authentic local cuisine (lunch) in a well-known restaurant. Finally, after passing the Tichka pass at 2,260m to cross the Atlas Mountains, you finally reach Marrakesh. The night will be spent in a nice Riad.

Day 8 Marrakesh - Marrakesh - 0

Day 8 Bike tour. Family Tour Sahara Desert.

After breakfast, in the morning, transfer to the airport, ending our services.

What's Included

Others My own bicycle

My own bicycle

Supplement price: $0.00

Cannondale 29

Cannondale 29" Trail 3

Supplement price: $25.99

Cannondale 29

Cannondale 29" Rush 2

Supplement price: $34.65

Cannondale 29

Cannondale 29" Tramont 2

Supplement price: $43.31

Guide
Support Vehicle
Basic insurance
Breakfast
Dinner
Hotel
Lunch
Mechanic
Non-Alcoholic beverages water-coffee
Transfers
Alcoholic beverages
Damage deposit
Enduro body protection kit
Extreme cold protection kit
Ferrys
Flights
Local taxes
Maps & Roadbook
Bicycle rental
Bicycle return to origin
National parks tickets
On route snacks
Parking
Petrol & oil
Photo-video souvenir
Spare bicycle
Tips
Visas
  • 1.- There ara a personnel chef cook. Excellent meal.
  • 2.- Car assistance with you during trip
  • 3.- Transport pick you up from Marrakech and get you back to Marrakech
  • 4.- Mineral drinking water during the bike tour. Not another drinks (soda, cola...)
  • 5.- Transfer from / to Marrakesh Airport included
  • Early cancellation costs
    Cancellations made 7 days before the reservation 100%
    Cancellations made 15 days before the reservation 100%
    Cancellations made 30 days before the reservation 100%
    Cancellations made 60 days before the reservation 100%

    Important notice, in case of cancellation:
    The flight tickets, supplements and optional services subscribed in this tour regardless of the basic program, are subject to 100% of early cancellation costs.


    Guide

    Tour en bicicleta de montaña descubriendo el valle del Draa y el desierto del Sahara. Realice un recorrido personalizado por el valle del Draa, en bicicleta. Descubrirá una zona notable de Marruecos: una tierra intensamente verde y fértil en medio de una región árida y árida. Los aspectos más destacados son las increíbles dunas de arena de los oasis de palmeras y la Kasbah (o Ksar).

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    Price from:
    $1,261.44

    $1,135.29

    Duration:

    7 Days

    Language:
    Guide:

    Yes

    2 2 1
    $1,261.44
    2x people, 2x bicycles in double room
    1 1 1
    Not available
    1x person, 1x bicycle in single room
    Group discounts:
    4 people: 2%
    5 people: 3%
    6 people: 5%
    7 people: 8%
    8 people: 10%
    * prices per person

    Any doubts? Call us

    +44 203 769 00 23
    +1 201 478 89 64

    Available bicycles:

  • Others My own bicycle
  • Cannondale 29" Trail 3
  • Cannondale 29" Rush 2
  • Cannondale 29" Tramont 2