Atlas Mountains MTB tour

28 August, 2023

Atlas Mountains MTB tour

Explore the Atlas Mountains on a 3-Day MTB Adventure: Thrills, Views, and Culture

Embark on an exhilarating 3-day mountain biking adventure through the iconic Atlas Mountains. This carefully curated tour promises a blend of adrenaline-pumping trails, breathtaking panoramic views, and a chance to immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Morocco’s rugged landscapes.

Thrilling Trails and Varied Terrain Over the course of three days, you’ll tackle a variety of mountain biking trails that cater to different skill levels. From challenging ascents that push your limits to thrilling descents that offer a rush of excitement, the Atlas Mountains provide an ever-changing playground for mountain biking enthusiasts. The rocky paths, sweeping valleys, and steep gradients ensure an adrenaline-filled experience.

Breathtaking Panoramas The vistas of the Atlas Mountains are nothing short of awe-inspiring. As you pedal through the rugged terrain, you’ll be rewarded with panoramic views that stretch across the valleys and mountains. The contrast between lush landscapes and towering peaks creates a visual spectacle that’s perfect for capturing memorable photographs and moments of contemplation.

Cultural Immersion Your journey through the Atlas Mountains also offers opportunities to connect with local culture. As you pass through traditional Berber villages, you’ll have the chance to engage with the local communities, learn about their way of life, and witness their age-old traditions. These cultural interactions add depth to your adventure and provide insights into the region’s rich heritage.

Expert Guidance and Seamless Experience Your MTB adventure is guided by experienced professionals who are dedicated to ensuring your safety, enjoyment, and engagement throughout the journey. They’ll provide technical support, share local insights, and offer guidance on conquering the trails. Carefully planned accommodations and logistics ensure a seamless experience, allowing you to focus on the thrill of mountain biking.

Memories to Cherish Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist seeking new challenges or an adventure enthusiast looking to immerse yourself in Morocco’s natural beauty, this 3-day MTB adventure promises lasting memories. The sense of achievement that comes from conquering the trails, the breathtaking views that await you, and the cultural interactions you’ll experience will create moments to cherish long after the tour ends.

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

Join us for a 3-day MTB adventure through the mesmerizing Atlas Mountains. From thrilling trails to captivating cultural encounters, this tour offers the perfect blend of adventure and exploration. Book your unforgettable journey!

4-5 hours of biking per day

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: Biking from Imlil to Azzaden Valley - Embrace the Adventure

Your 3-day MTB adventure through the Atlas Mountains kicks off with a thrilling ride from Imlil to the enchanting Azzaden Valley. This day promises an exhilarating biking experience through rugged terrain, stunning vistas, and the chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Morocco’s landscapes.

Leaving Imlil behind, you’ll pedal your way through scenic trails that wind through the mountains. The challenging ascents and descents offer a taste of the adventure that lies ahead. As you navigate the rocky paths and traverse the valleys, the panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains provide a breathtaking backdrop to your journey.

The Azzaden Valley welcomes you with its lush greenery, traditional Berber villages, and the soothing sounds of nature. The trails take you through terraced fields and alongside the Azzaden River, offering a serene and picturesque biking experience.

As you pedal deeper into the valley, take the opportunity to engage with the locals and learn about their way of life. The warm hospitality of the Berber communities adds a cultural dimension to your adventure, giving you insights into their traditions and customs.

Arriving at your destination in the Azzaden Valley, you’ll find a sense of accomplishment and wonder. The landscapes you’ve conquered and the challenges you’ve overcome set the tone for the days ahead. As you settle into your accommodations for the night, anticipate the camaraderie, excitement, and memorable experiences that the next two days will bring.

Stay tuned as your Atlas Mountains MTB adventure continues, promising more trails to conquer, vistas to admire, and connections to forge with the natural beauty and cultural richness of Morocco’s landscapes.

Day 2: Biking to Amizmiz via Ouirgane - Captivating Trails and Cultural Discoveries

On the second day of your Atlas Mountains MTB adventure, you’ll pedal your way from the Azzaden Valley to the charming town of Amizmiz via the picturesque Ouirgane. This day’s journey promises a combination of captivating trails, cultural discoveries, and the opportunity to explore the heart of the Atlas Mountains.

Leaving the Azzaden Valley behind, you’ll set off on a thrilling biking adventure towards Ouirgane. The trails wind through diverse landscapes, from rocky paths to rolling valleys, providing an ever-changing backdrop to your journey. As you pedal, the sense of adventure deepens, and the vistas of the Atlas Mountains surround you.

Arriving in Ouirgane, you’ll have the chance to explore this quaint town and engage with the locals. Ouirgane’s charm lies in its simplicity and authenticity, offering you a glimpse into the everyday life of the region. The vibrant marketplaces and traditional architecture add depth to your cultural experience.

Continuing your biking journey, you’ll pedal your way to Amizmiz, a town known for its stunning landscapes and Berber heritage. The cycling trails take you through scenic paths that allow you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the surroundings. The terraced fields, verdant valleys, and distant peaks create a mesmerizing tableau.

As you arrive in Amizmiz, you’ll find yourself captivated by the serene atmosphere and the warmth of the local community. Reflect on the trails you’ve conquered, the cultural interactions you’ve had, and the moments of awe that the Atlas Mountains have provided.

Settle into your accommodations for the night and take in the tranquility of Amizmiz. As you prepare for the final day of your MTB adventure, let the experiences of the day fuel your excitement for the trails, views, and connections that await you in the upcoming leg of your journey.

Day 3: Biking to Amizmiz - Embrace the Final Leg of Your MTB Adventure

As your 3-day MTB adventure through the Atlas Mountains reaches its conclusion, Day 3 invites you to explore more of Amizmiz’s beauty and immerse yourself in the landscapes and culture that define this region.

Leaving Amizmiz behind, you’ll continue your biking journey through the captivating trails that wind through the Atlas Mountains. The terraced fields, traditional Berber villages, and panoramic views create an enchanting backdrop that showcases the raw beauty of Morocco’s landscapes.

Pedaling your way through this rugged terrain, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with the locals and experience their way of life. The warmth and hospitality of the Berber communities add a personal touch to your adventure, giving you insights into their traditions and customs.

As you navigate the trails, take moments to pause and soak in the vistas that stretch as far as the eye can see. The Atlas Mountains offer a breathtaking backdrop that will make every pedal stroke feel like an accomplishment.

Arriving back in Amizmiz, you’ll find yourself immersed in a town that’s both charming and serene. Reflect on the trails you’ve conquered, the cultural interactions you’ve had, and the natural beauty that has surrounded you throughout your journey.

Your 3-day MTB adventure through the Atlas Mountains has come to an end, but the memories and experiences you’ve gathered will continue to inspire you. As you bid farewell to Amizmiz and the rugged landscapes, carry the spirit of the mountains with you.

Thank you for choosing this MTB tour and entrusting us with your adventure. We hope the memories you’ve created will fuel your future travels and remind you of the joy of exploring new landscapes and cultures.

Wishing you safe travels, cherished memories, and a sense of accomplishment as you reflect on your Atlas Mountains MTB adventure. Until we meet again on the trails of another remarkable 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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