Atlas Mountains e-bike 5-day tour

28 August, 2023

Atlas Mountains e-bike 5-day tour

Atlas Mountains eMTB 5-Day Tour: Electric Biking Adventure

Over the course of 5 days, you’ll navigate a variety of trails and landscapes, powered by the convenience of e-bikes. The Atlas Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your eMTB adventure, with their diverse terrains and stunning vistas.

From scenic valley trails to rocky ascents, you’ll explore the beauty of the region with the added advantage of electric assistance. This tour is designed for both experienced bikers seeking challenges and beginners looking to explore the mountains with ease.

Along the way, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with local Berber communities, immersing yourself in their way of life and learning about their traditions. The warm hospitality of the locals adds depth to your journey, creating memorable cultural encounters.

As you conquer the trails and take in the breathtaking views, the eMTBs will enhance your biking experience, making each ascent and descent more accessible and enjoyable. Whether you’re a seasoned mountain biker or new to the sport, the eMTBs ensure that everyone can fully enjoy the Atlas Mountains’ beauty.

Throughout the 5 days, you’ll pedal through ancient villages, traverse rugged landscapes, and experience the thrill of conquering new challenges. Your tour will be a balance of adventure and relaxation, as you soak in the natural wonders while the electric power of the bikes supports your journey.

As the tour concludes, you’ll carry home memories of stunning trails, cultural connections, and the satisfaction of exploring the Atlas Mountains on an eMTB. The 5-day adventure is a testament to the joy and convenience that e-biking brings to mountain exploration.

5 Days / 4 Nights
Guided tour, 2-12 person group size
DIFFICULTY: Intermediate | eBike
At a glance
  • Experience the magic of e-biking in the Atlas Mountains.
  • Conquer challenging terrains with the assistance of eMTBs.
  • Immerse yourself in local Berber culture and hospitality.
  • Discover picturesque valleys, ancient villages, and panoramic vistas.

Note: This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, and weather conditions and forecasts.


Day 1: Marrakech - Ourika Valley - Asni - Imlil: Biking from Valley to Valley

Your 5-day Atlas Mountains eMTB tour begins with an exciting journey through the picturesque landscapes of the Ourika Valley, Asni, and Imlil. This day promises a blend of climbs, descents, and scenic beauty that captures the essence of your e-biking adventure.

The day starts with a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Marrakech, preparing you for the biking journey ahead. Transfers will take you to the enchanting Ourika Valley, the starting point of your biking expedition.

The e-bike advantage comes to life as you conquer your first climb, ascending to the Tadmamt pass. The electric assistance enhances your pedaling power, making the ascent more accessible and enjoyable. As you make your way uphill, the vistas of the Ourika Valley unfold, showcasing the rugged beauty of the Atlas Mountains.

A well-deserved lunch break provides an opportunity to refuel and soak in the stunning views. Afterward, you’ll begin the exhilarating descent to the town of Asni or Tahnaoute, depending on the route chosen. The speed and flow of the descent, combined with the eMTB’s capabilities, create an unforgettable biking experience.

The day’s biking journey concludes as you arrive in either Asni or Tahnaoute. Transfers will take you to the serene Imlil Valley, where you’ll spend the night in a comfortable hotel. This valley, surrounded by towering peaks, serves as your welcoming base for the next days of adventure.

As the sun sets over the Atlas Mountains, reflecting warm hues on the landscapes, let the memories of Day 1 accompany you. The climbs, descents, and the convenience of e-biking have set the tone for an exhilarating journey that promises both challenges and rewards.

Day 2: Imlil - Imenan Valley - Imlil: Peaks, Valleys, and Traditional Berber Life

Day 2 of your Atlas Mountains eMTB tour immerses you in the stunning landscapes of the Imenan Valley, offering a day of peaks, valleys, and immersive encounters with traditional Berber villages. This e-biking adventure promises both panoramic views and cultural connections.

After a nourishing breakfast, you’ll set out from Imlil, ready to conquer the day’s challenges. Your route takes you on a winding ascent up the zig-zag route to the Tizi n’Tamaterte pass, situated at an altitude of 2300 meters. As you ascend, the power of the eMTBs enhances your pedaling, making the climb more manageable and enjoyable.

Upon reaching the pass, you’ll be rewarded with a panoramic vista that stretches across the Toubkal peak and the sublime Atlas Mountains. The sense of achievement and the breathtaking scenery create a moment that’s truly unforgettable.

From the pass, the journey may take you on an exhilarating off-road descent, where the e-bike’s capabilities offer a thrilling biking experience. As you navigate the trails, the landscapes of the Imenan Valley unfold before you, characterized by cultivated terraces and traditional Berber villages.

The Atlas Mountains’ beauty serves as a backdrop to your biking adventure, providing a constant reminder of the majestic landscapes that surround you. The eMTBs enhance your ability to explore the valley’s trails, adding an extra layer of enjoyment to your journey.

Throughout the day, the traditional Berber villages that dot the landscape offer a glimpse into the local way of life. The chance to connect with the culture and traditions of the region adds depth to your adventure, creating lasting memories and meaningful encounters.

As you return to Imlil at the end of the day, the satisfaction of conquering peaks and valleys is matched by the sense of camaraderie and adventure that defines your e-biking journey. Let the memories of Day 2 accompany you as you settle in for the evening in Imlil, where the echoes of the trails and the views of the Atlas Mountains remain with you.

Day 3: Imlil - Imi Oughlad - Tizi n Tacht - Ouirgane: Traverse and Summit

Day 3 of your Atlas Mountains eMTB tour takes you on an exhilarating journey from Imlil to Ouirgane, offering a combination of traverses, ascents, and the thrill of conquering Tizi n Tacht pass. This day promises an unforgettable biking adventure through diverse landscapes.

Setting out from Imlil after breakfast, your e-biking journey leads you to Imi Oughlad, the starting point of the day’s adventure. As you traverse the terrain, the convenience of eMTBs enhances your pedaling power, making the route more accessible and enjoyable.

The ascent to Tizi n Tacht pass is a highlight of the day, offering a challenging climb that’s rewarded with stunning vistas. The e-bikes provide the necessary support to conquer the pass, allowing you to focus on the views and the sense of achievement.

As you summit Tizi n Tacht, the panoramic landscapes of the Atlas Mountains unfold before you, creating a breathtaking backdrop to your journey. The rugged beauty of the region is on full display, reminding you of the natural wonders that surround you.

From the pass, the descent takes you through a variety of terrains, adding an element of excitement to the journey. The thrill of navigating the trails, combined with the electric assistance of the e-bikes, creates a biking experience that’s both challenging and invigorating.

The destination for the day is Ouirgane, where you’ll conclude your biking adventure. The sense of accomplishment, the memories of traversing diverse landscapes, and the camaraderie of fellow bikers define the atmosphere as you arrive in Ouirgane.

As you settle in for the night, the experiences of Day 3 will accompany you. The traverse, the summit, and the exhilarating descents have woven together to create a day that captures the heart and soul of eMTB exploration in the Atlas Mountains.

Day 4: Ouirgane - Amizmiz: Scenic Trails and Village Encounters

Day 4 of your Atlas Mountains eMTB tour offers a scenic ride from Ouirgane to Amizmiz, promising a day of immersive village encounters and picturesque trails. This day combines the beauty of the landscapes with the cultural richness of the region.

Leaving Ouirgane behind, you’ll embark on a biking journey that showcases the diversity of the Atlas Mountains’ terrain. The eMTBs enhance your biking experience, allowing you to fully enjoy the trails and the stunning surroundings.

As you pedal through the landscapes, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter local villages along the way. These encounters offer a glimpse into the daily lives and traditions of the communities that call the Atlas Mountains home.

The scenic trails unfold before you, leading you through valleys and hills that showcase the natural beauty of the region. The e-bike’s assistance ensures that you can fully appreciate the landscapes while enjoying the physical activity of biking.

The journey towards Amizmiz promises a balance of adventure and relaxation, as you navigate the trails and take in the breathtaking views. The eMTBs support your biking efforts, making the ascents more accessible and the descents more thrilling.

As you arrive in Amizmiz, the sense of accomplishment and the memories of village encounters define the atmosphere. The camaraderie of fellow bikers and the stories of the day’s adventures add to the sense of fulfillment.

Settle in for the night in Amizmiz, letting the experiences of Day 4 accompany you. The scenic trails, cultural connections, and the convenience of e-biking have come together to create a day that captures the essence of your Atlas Mountains eMTB tour.

Day 5: Amizmiz - Agafay Desert - Marrakech: Biking, Berber Villages, and Desert Magic

Day 5 marks the final leg of your Atlas Mountains eMTB tour, offering a day of biking, Berber village exploration, and a touch of desert magic as you journey from Amizmiz to Agafay Desert and return to Marrakech. This day is a fitting finale to your biking adventure.

The day’s adventure begins with a lot of biking, as you set out from Amizmiz to explore the diverse landscapes that lie ahead. The eMTBs enhance your biking experience, allowing you to conquer terrains with ease and embrace the joy of the journey.

The first phase of the day takes you along a tarmac road, offering an overview of the stunning Atlas Mountain range. The fresh air and the open road create a sense of exhilaration as you pedal towards one of the Berber villages in the area.

A well-deserved break offers a chance to connect with the local culture and enjoy a traditional mint tea. The Berber village provides insights into the daily lives and traditions of the community, adding a layer of cultural richness to your adventure.

As you cross the plateau, the journey takes you to lunch on the fields, offering a moment of relaxation and nourishment amidst the natural beauty of the surroundings. The eMTBs support your biking efforts, making each phase of the journey enjoyable and accessible.

The route then leads to the enchanting Agafay Desert, a place that holds its own unique magic. The juxtaposition of desert landscapes against the Atlas Mountains creates a striking contrast that’s emblematic of Morocco’s diverse beauty.

The Agafay Desert serves as the symbolic end of your mountain bike tour, marking the completion of your Atlas Mountains eMTB adventure. Transfers will take you back to Marrakech in the late afternoon, allowing you to reflect on the incredible journey you’ve experienced.

As you settle in for the night in Marrakech, let the memories of Day 5 accompany you. The biking challenges, cultural encounters, and the desert’s magic have come together to create a finale that’s as unforgettable as the entire tour itself.


Airport Transfers

Transport from/to Marrakech

2 Nights in a Marrakech hotel on BB

1 Night in Desert Camp on BB

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

E-Bike hire (Full Suspension)*


*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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