Atlas Mountains 2-day road bike cycling tour

28 August, 2023

Atlas Mountains 2-day road bike cycling tour

Experience the Beauty of the Atlas Mountains on a 2-Day Road Bike Cycling Tour

Discover the stunning landscapes and challenging routes of the Atlas Mountains on an exhilarating 2-day road bike cycling tour. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of this iconic mountain range as you pedal through winding roads, conquer ascents, and relish breathtaking views. This carefully crafted tour offers an unforgettable blend of adventure, physical exertion, and the opportunity to soak in the majestic beauty of Morocco’s most renowned mountains.

Thrilling Cycling Routes and Scenic Vistas Embark on a journey that takes you through a variety of cycling routes, each offering its own set of challenges and rewards. As you ascend and descend the winding roads of the Atlas Mountains, you’ll experience the thrill of conquering hills and the exhilaration of rapid descents. The changing terrain offers a dynamic cycling experience that keeps you engaged and inspired throughout the tour.

Majestic Mountain Landscapes and Rich Culture The Atlas Mountains are more than just a stunning backdrop; they hold a deep cultural significance in Morocco. As you cycle through Berber villages nestled against the mountainsides, you’ll have the chance to engage with local communities and learn about their traditional way of life. Experience the warm hospitality of the Berber people and gain insights into their customs, crafts, and age-old traditions.

Expert Guides and Seamless Experience Our expert guides are dedicated to ensuring a safe and enriching cycling journey. From technical support to sharing local insights, they are there to enhance your experience every step of the way. The carefully curated routes and thoughtfully planned accommodations guarantee a seamless and enjoyable tour, allowing you to focus on the thrill of cycling and the beauty of the Atlas Mountains.

Unforgettable Memories and Personal Achievements Whether you’re an experienced cyclist seeking a new challenge or a passionate explorer looking to experience Morocco’s natural beauty, this 2-day road bike cycling tour promises to create memories that last a lifetime. Conquering the mountain routes and savoring the panoramic views from the saddle of your bike will be moments of personal achievement and wonder that you’ll cherish forever.

2 Days / 1 Night
Guided tour, 2-12 person group size
DIFFICULTY: Intermediate | Mountain bike
At a glance

Join us for an exhilarating 2-day road bike cycling tour through the breathtaking landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. Pedal through challenging routes, connect with local culture, and revel in the beauty of Morocco’s iconic mountain range. Book your spot today and embark on a journey that combines physical adventure with the tranquility of mountain vistas.


Day 1: Marrakech – Ourika – Asni

Your 2-day road bike cycling tour through the Atlas Mountains begins with an exhilarating journey from Marrakech to the enchanting Ourika Valley and the picturesque village of Asni. This day promises a blend of scenic cycling routes and the gradual transition from the vibrant city to the tranquil mountain landscapes.

Leaving the bustling streets of Marrakech behind, you’ll pedal your way towards the Ourika Valley. As you ascend through winding roads, the urban energy gives way to the serenity of nature. The Ourika Valley welcomes you with its lush greenery, terraced fields, and meandering river, creating a stark contrast to the desert surroundings.

The cycling routes through the valley offer a mix of gentle inclines and sweeping descents, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the beauty of the Atlas Mountains. The sights of traditional Berber villages, perched amidst the hills, offer insights into the local way of life and the harmonious coexistence between people and nature.

Continuing your journey, you’ll reach the charming village of Asni, nestled against the backdrop of the mountains. Asni’s rustic charm and panoramic views provide a perfect setting for a relaxing evening. Reflect on the day’s cycling achievements and the tranquility of the landscapes that surround you.

As you rest for the night in Asni, anticipate the challenges and wonders that the next day’s cycling routes will bring. The Atlas Mountains stand as a testament to the beauty and diversity that Morocco has to offer, and you’re just beginning to explore its remarkable landscapes.

Stay tuned for Day 2 as your road bike cycling tour continues, promising more exhilarating cycling routes, breathtaking views, and the joy of immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Atlas Mountains.

Day 2: Asni - Plateau Kik - Marrakech: Summiting the Plateau and Returning to Marrakech

On the second day of your Atlas Mountains road bike cycling tour, you’ll conquer the challenging Plateau Kik route before descending back to Marrakech. This day’s journey offers a thrilling combination of uphill challenges, panoramic vistas, and the satisfaction of completing your cycling adventure.

Leaving Asni behind, you’ll tackle the ascent to Plateau Kik, a rewarding route that tests your cycling skills and endurance. As you climb higher, the air becomes crisp, and the landscapes open up to offer sweeping views of the surrounding mountains. The winding roads and switchbacks provide a sense of accomplishment with every pedal stroke.

Reaching the summit of Plateau Kik, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic vistas that stretch across the Atlas Mountains and beyond. The sense of achievement that comes from conquering this ascent is matched only by the beauty of the landscapes that greet you at the top.

As you descend back towards Marrakech, the exhilaration of the downhill journey complements the views that unfold before you. The changing scenery, from rocky terrains to rolling hills, creates a dynamic cycling experience that showcases the diverse beauty of the Atlas Mountains.

Arriving back in Marrakech, you’ll be greeted by the familiar energy of the city. The contrasts between the mountain landscapes and the urban hubbub highlight the richness of Morocco’s offerings. Take a moment to reflect on your two days of cycling adventure, the landscapes you’ve conquered, and the memories you’ve created.

Your Atlas Mountains road bike cycling tour has come to an end, but the memories and achievements will continue to inspire you. As you carry the spirit of the mountains with you, you’ll find that this journey has not only challenged your physical abilities but has also enriched your connection to Morocco’s natural beauty and the joy of exploration.

Thank you for choosing this cycling tour, and we hope the memories you’ve gathered will continue to inspire your future adventures. Until we meet again on the roads of new horizons, may the spirit of the Atlas Mountains accompany you on your journey.


Airport Transfers

Transport from/to Marrakech

Accommodation during the trip

English Tour Guide

All meals during the trip

Assistance car during the trip

Not Included

Travel Insurance


Private Expenses

Additional drinks and meals

Bike hire*


*available to rent from our bike shop

Essential Equipment*

Normal daily clothes

Padded cycling shorts and gloves

Breathable top or cycling jersey

Sunglasses/eye protection

Stiff-soled shoes suitable for cycling


Long cycling trousers

Warmer layers for earlier departures

Sun cream

Water bottle or Camelback

Energy gels/Energy bars

*we recommend packing the following items

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