Ourika Valley bike tour

28 August, 2023

Ourika Valley bike tour

Explore the Scenic Beauty of Ourika Valley on a Day Bike Tour

Embark on a memorable day of cycling exploration through the picturesque Ourika Valley, a tranquil oasis nestled in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. This carefully curated bike tour offers a blend of nature, culture, and adventure, allowing you to experience the beauty of Morocco’s landscapes in a single day.

Cycling Amidst Nature’s Splendor Your day begins with a departure from Marrakech, as you head towards the Ourika Valley. As you pedal through winding roads, the urban energy of the city gives way to the serene beauty of nature. The valley is a lush expanse of greenery, with terraced fields, meandering rivers, and charming villages dotting the landscape.

Engaging with Local Culture Your journey through the Ourika Valley provides an opportunity to engage with local culture and experience the warm hospitality of the Berber communities. As you pass through traditional villages, you’ll have the chance to interact with residents, learn about their way of life, and witness age-old traditions. This cultural immersion adds depth to your cycling adventure, offering insights into the daily routines and customs of the local people.

Captivating Views and Refreshing Stops The cycling routes in the Ourika Valley offer a mix of gentle ascents and thrilling descents, catering to cyclists of various skill levels. Along the way, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Atlas Mountains, cascading waterfalls, and the overall tranquility of the valley. Take advantage of planned stops to capture the stunning landscapes, rest, and enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal.

Expert Guides and Seamless Experience Our expert guides are dedicated to ensuring a safe and enriching cycling experience. They’ll provide technical support, share local knowledge, and offer insights into the history and ecology of the region. The day’s itinerary is carefully designed to showcase the valley’s highlights while providing a seamless and enjoyable biking tour.

Memories to Last a Lifetime A day bike tour through the Ourika Valley is not just a physical adventure; it’s an opportunity to create lasting memories. Whether you’re an experienced cyclist seeking a new challenge or a nature enthusiast looking to immerse yourself in Morocco’s beauty, this tour promises a day of exploration, discovery, and wonder.

Day tour
Guided tour, 2-12 person group size
DIFFICULTY: Intermediate/Advanced | Mountain bike
At a glance

Join us for a day of cycling through the captivating landscapes of the Ourika Valley. Book your spot today and embark on a journey that promises adventure, authenticity, and memories that will stay with you long after the tour ends.

4-5 hours biking

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


Ourika Valley Cycling Tour – Immerse in Nature’s Tranquility

Your day of cycling adventure in the captivating Ourika Valley begins with a journey into the heart of Morocco’s natural beauty. This day is all about embracing the serenity of the valley, exploring its charming villages, and experiencing the splendor of the Atlas Mountains from a unique perspective.

Leaving the bustling energy of Marrakech behind, you’ll pedal your way into the tranquil landscapes of the Ourika Valley. As you navigate the winding roads, the city’s hustle is replaced by the gentle sounds of nature and the breathtaking vistas that unfold before you.

The cycling routes through the valley offer a blend of easy stretches and invigorating challenges, catering to cyclists of varying skill levels. The paths take you alongside the Ourika River, allowing you to witness the valley’s lush vegetation, terraced fields, and the timeless rhythm of local life.

As you pedal through traditional Berber villages, take the opportunity to interact with the locals and learn about their customs. The warm smiles and genuine hospitality you’ll encounter provide a heartwarming connection to the community’s way of life. You’ll have a chance to visit local markets, taste traditional foods, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of culture.

Rest stops are planned along the way, providing you with the chance to take in the scenic views, savor local delicacies, and capture the beauty of the landscapes. The cascading waterfalls and the majestic Atlas Mountains form a backdrop that’s straight out of a postcard.

As the day draws to a close, you’ll find yourself filled with a sense of accomplishment and wonder. Your cycling adventure through the Ourika Valley is a unique opportunity to experience Morocco’s natural beauty up close, to engage with local culture, and to discover the joy of exploration on two wheels.

Stay tuned for more cycling adventures and explorations that Morocco has to offer. Your day in the Ourika Valley is just the beginning of a journey that promises even more exciting discoveries and memorable experiences.


Airport Transfers

Transport from/to Marrakech

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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