Deluxe Atlas Mountains bike tour

29 August, 2023

Deluxe Atlas Mountains bike tour

7-Day Luxury Mountain Biking Tour in the Atlas Mountains of Marrakech

Embark on a week-long deluxe mountain biking adventure through the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains near Marrakech. This tour is designed to provide an unforgettable experience for both adventurous mountain bikers and those with a reasonable level of fitness who seek to explore the High Atlas Mountains and discover the rich culture of the Berber villages.

Throughout this 7-day journey, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Experience the thrill of mountain biking in challenging terrains and diverse landscapes.
  • Discover remote Berber villages tucked away in the valleys of the Atlas Mountains.
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture and way of life, interacting with the hospitable Berber communities.
  • Traverse a variety of trails, from scenic valleys to exhilarating descents, and enjoy breathtaking vistas along the way.
  • Explore the natural beauty of the Atlas Mountains, from lush valleys to rugged mountain passes.
  • Enjoy the comfort and luxury of carefully selected accommodations that offer relaxation and rejuvenation after each day’s ride.
  • Create lasting memories of your mountain biking adventure through stunning scenery that will remain etched in your memory.

Whether you’re an experienced rider seeking a challenging and exhilarating biking experience or a beginner with a reasonable level of fitness eager to explore the beauty of the Atlas Mountains, this 7-day deluxe mountain biking tour promises an unforgettable journey through the heart of Morocco’s natural and cultural wonders.

7 Days / 6 Nights
Guided tour, 2-12 person group size
DIFFICULTY: Beginner | Mountain bike
At a glance

Embark on a remarkable journey through the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains on this 7-day deluxe mountain biking tour. Immerse yourself in the rich Berber culture, explore remote villages, and challenge yourself with thrilling biking trails.

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: Arrival in Marrakech

Upon your arrival at Marrakech Airport, our team will be there to warmly welcome you. You’ll be transferred to your hotel located in the old Medina of Marrakech. After settling in and refreshing yourself, you can take some time to explore the vibrant atmosphere of the city, its bustling markets, and its rich cultural heritage. This is the beginning of your exciting journey through Morocco’s enchanting landscapes and cultural treasures.

Note: Day 1 marks the start of your adventure in Marrakech. You’ll have the opportunity to experience the city’s unique charm and prepare for the upcoming days of exploration and mountain biking.

Day 2: Marrakech to Imlil via Ourika Valley and Asni

After a hearty breakfast at your hotel in Marrakech, you’ll be picked up for an exciting day of biking through the stunning landscapes of the Atlas Mountains. Your adventure begins as you leave the bustling city behind and head towards the Ourika Valley.

As you enter the Ourika Valley, you’ll be surrounded by picturesque scenery, lush greenery, and the charming Berber villages that dot the landscape. Your e-bike journey takes you uphill to the Tadmamt pass, where you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

After conquering the pass, you’ll have a thrilling downhill ride to the town of Asni. This part of the journey offers exhilarating descents and opportunities to soak in the natural beauty of the area. Upon reaching Asni, you’ll take a break and enjoy a well-deserved lunch.

After lunch, you’ll continue your biking adventure as you ride towards Imlil. Imlil is a picturesque village situated in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains and is known for its stunning mountain views and Berber culture. You’ll spend the night at a comfortable hotel in Imlil, where you can relax and prepare for the upcoming days of exploration.

Note: Day 2 of your tour takes you through the Ourika Valley, Tadmamt pass, Asni, and eventually to the village of Imlil. It’s a day filled with scenic landscapes, challenging biking routes, and cultural experiences.

Day 3: Imlil to Imenan Valley and Back

Rise and shine to a delicious breakfast in Imlil, where your day of mountain biking through the stunning Imenan Valley begins. The adventure kicks off with a challenging ascent as you wind your way up the zig-zag route to the Tizi n’Tamaterte pass, located at an impressive altitude of 2300 meters.

From the pass, you’ll be treated to a breathtaking panoramic view that includes the majestic Toubkal peak and the Sublime Mountain. This vantage point offers a chance to appreciate the grandeur of the Atlas Mountains and the vast expanse of the surrounding landscape.

After enjoying the view, you’ll begin your descent, possibly taking an off-road trail that adds an element of excitement to your ride. As you venture into the Imenan Valley, you’ll be greeted by the enchanting sights of the Atlas Mountains’ characteristic terraced fields and the charming traditional Berber villages that dot the valley.

The Imenan Valley offers a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural authenticity. The opportunity to interact with local villagers and learn about their way of life adds an enriching dimension to your biking journey. As you pedal through this picturesque valley, be sure to take in the serene atmosphere and capture memories with your camera.

After exploring the Imenan Valley, you’ll make your way back to Imlil, where you can relax, reflect on the day’s adventures, and prepare for more exciting experiences in the coming days.

Note: Day 3 showcases the incredible Imenan Valley, the Tizi n’Tamaterte pass, and the rewarding descent back to Imlil. It’s a day of stunning vistas, cultural encounters, and invigorating biking.

Day 4: Imlil to Ouirgane via Azzaden Valley

Get ready for another day of adventure as you embark on a scenic mountain biking journey from Imlil to Ouirgane. Today’s route takes you through the captivating Azzaden Valley, offering a mix of natural beauty and cultural immersion.

You’ll start your day by biking along the Azzaden Valley, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the Atlas Mountains. The trail may lead you through picturesque Berber villages, where you can catch glimpses of local life and witness the traditional way of living that has endured for generations.

As you pedal further, you’ll gradually make your way to Tinzert village, which is perched at the top of the stunning Ouirgane Park. The gentle dirt road will guide you through the enchanting landscape, providing opportunities to soak in the tranquility and take in the views.

Upon reaching Tinzert, you’ll have a chance to appreciate the breathtaking vistas that the Ouirgane area offers. The park’s natural beauty, with its lush vegetation and serene surroundings, makes it an ideal setting for relaxation and reflection.

Finally, your biking adventure will bring you to the charming village of Ouirgane, where you’ll spend the night. After a day of pedaling through picturesque valleys and connecting with the local culture, you’ll have the chance to unwind, enjoy a delicious meal, and prepare for the next leg of your journey.

Note: Day 4 takes you through the Azzaden Valley and its Berber villages, eventually leading you to Tinzert village and the Ouirgane area. This is a day of peaceful biking and immersion in the natural and cultural beauty of the region.

Day 5: Ouirgane to Amizmiz via Amezmiz Valley

Prepare for another day of exhilarating e-biking as you continue your journey from Ouirgane to Amizmiz through the captivating Amezmiz Valley. This route promises a mix of scenic landscapes, charming villages, and a rewarding sense of accomplishment.

Your biking adventure begins by navigating through the olive trees, setting the tone for the day’s picturesque journey. The route will take you to Tizi Ouzla, where you’ll begin your ascent to the high point overlooking the Amezmiz Valley. As you reach the pass, the panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and hillsides will greet you, making the effort worthwhile.

From this vantage point, you’ll embark on a thrilling descent into the Amezmiz Valley itself. The flowing off-road trails will lead you through fields, dry hills, and alongside the vibrant vegetation that characterizes the region. Throughout the ride, you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in the natural beauty and vibrant colors of the landscape.

As you pedal through the valley, you’ll have the opportunity to encounter several Berber villages that dot the route. These villages offer glimpses into the local way of life and provide a unique opportunity to connect with the rich culture of the area.

Finally, your biking journey will lead you to the village of Tnirte, where you’ll find a well-deserved reward in the form of a relaxing hammam experience. Soak in the soothing atmosphere of the hammam, allowing your body to rejuvenate after a day of biking through the captivating landscapes of the Atlas Mountains.

At the end of the day, you’ll have the chance to reflect on your biking adventure and the incredible terrain you’ve covered. With memories of scenic trails, charming villages, and cultural experiences, you’ll rest up in Amizmiz, ready for the next day’s adventures.

Note: Day 5 takes you through the Amezmiz Valley, offering a mix of challenging trails, picturesque villages, and a soothing hammam experience. This day is a wonderful blend of biking and cultural immersion.

Day 6: Amizmiz to Marrakech - Farewell to the Atlas Mountains

As your unforgettable Atlas Mountains e-biking adventure nears its conclusion, you’ll embark on the last leg of your journey. Day 6 promises a memorable combination of biking, cultural immersion, and the anticipation of returning to the vibrant city of Marrakech.

Your day starts with a gentle ride through the scenic landscape, passing through olive groves that add a touch of tranquility to the surroundings. The path leads you to a Berber house, where you’ll be welcomed by a local family. Here, you’ll have the chance to experience authentic Berber hospitality firsthand.

Indulge in a traditional meal that includes freshly baked bread from a wood oven, olives, and mint tea. This moment offers a beautiful opportunity to connect with the local way of life, sharing stories and cultural insights with your hosts.

After your heartwarming visit, your biking adventure continues as you cycle uphill through the Middle Atlas Mountains. The changing terrain and landscapes provide a fitting backdrop for your final day of biking in the Atlas Mountains. As you pedal higher, the awe-inspiring vistas of the surrounding mountains and valleys serve as a reminder of the beauty you’ve experienced throughout your journey.

Upon reaching your lunch stop, take a moment to savor your meal and reflect on the incredible experiences you’ve had over the past few days. The lunch break is a perfect time to recharge and rejuvenate before the final leg of your e-biking tour.

As the afternoon progresses, you’ll bid farewell to the Atlas Mountains and start your transfer back to Marrakech. The return journey provides an opportunity to reminisce about the breathtaking trails, the warm interactions with locals, and the stunning vistas that have become a part of your journey.

Arriving back in Marrakech, you’ll be filled with a sense of accomplishment and gratitude for the incredible adventures you’ve had in the Atlas Mountains. The memories of your biking tour, the cultural encounters, and the natural beauty will stay with you as you transition back to city life.

Note: Day 6 offers a blend of biking through olive groves, connecting with locals, and soaking in the final views of the Middle Atlas Mountains. It concludes with a transfer back to Marrakech, where you’ll have a chance to reflect on your remarkable journey.

Day 7: Departure from Marrakech

As your incredible 7-day Atlas Mountains e-biking tour comes to a close, your final day in Morocco begins with a hearty breakfast. After enjoying your meal and taking some time to reflect on the unforgettable experiences you’ve had during your adventure, it’s time to prepare for your departure.

Following breakfast, you’ll have some time for any last-minute exploration, shopping, or relaxation in Marrakech. This is your opportunity to soak in the bustling atmosphere of the city’s markets, known as souks, and perhaps pick up some souvenirs or gifts to remember your time in Morocco.

As your departure time approaches, your guide or the designated transport will meet you at your accommodation to provide transfers to Marrakech Menara Airport. The journey to the airport marks the end of your Atlas Mountains e-biking journey and your time in Morocco.

With your luggage packed with memories, photos, and perhaps a few treasures from the souks, you’ll board your flight with a heart full of gratitude for the stunning landscapes, the warm hospitality of the Berber people, and the exhilarating e-biking experiences that have made your journey so extraordinary.

As you bid farewell to Morocco, you carry with you not only the physical experiences of the Atlas Mountains but also the intangible sense of adventure, accomplishment, and cultural connection that comes from exploring a new and captivating corner of the world.

Note: Day 7 marks the end of your 7-day Atlas Mountains e-biking tour. It involves a transfer to Marrakech Menara Airport for your departure. It’s a moment to reflect on your journey and carry the memories with you as you head back home or continue your travels.


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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