Saghro mountain 7-day biking tour Morocco

28 August, 2023

Saghro mountain 7-day biking tour Morocco

Explore the Majestic Saghro Mountains on a 7-Day Biking Tour in Morocco

Embark on an unforgettable 7-day biking adventure that leads you through the rugged and breathtaking landscapes of the Saghro Mountains in Morocco. Our meticulously designed tour offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and thrilling biking trails of this captivating region.

Thrilling Biking Trails and Scenic Views Experience the thrill of biking through diverse terrains as you navigate the Saghro Mountains. Conquer challenging ascents that reward you with awe-inspiring panoramic views of the vast desert expanses and towering peaks. Descend through rocky valleys and winding trails that showcase the stark beauty of this unique landscape. With every pedal stroke, you’ll feel a sense of accomplishment and awe at the ever-changing vistas around you.

Cultural Encounters and Berber Villages This biking tour is not just about the landscapes; it’s an immersion into the vibrant Berber culture that thrives in these mountains. Encounter traditional Berber villages, where warm smiles and welcoming hospitality await. Engage with local communities, gaining insights into their time-honored way of life. Share stories over mint tea and freshly baked bread, forging connections that bridge cultures and generations.

Spectacular Sunsets and Starlit Nights As the sun sets behind the rugged peaks of the Saghro Mountains, you’ll be treated to a spectacle of colors that paint the sky. Camp under the starlit Moroccan sky, surrounded by the tranquility of the mountains. The beauty of the celestial canopy above is a testament to the remote and untouched nature of this region. With every twinkling star, you’ll find yourself transported to a world far from the hustle and bustle of modern life.

Expert Guides and Seamless Experience Our team of experienced guides ensures your safety and enriches your journey with local knowledge and fascinating stories. From technical trail support to sharing insights about the region’s geology and history, our guides are committed to making your biking adventure smooth, enjoyable, and educational. With carefully selected accommodations and a focus on sustainable travel, you can explore the Saghro Mountains with peace of mind.

7 Days / 6 Nights
Guided tour, 2-12 person group size
DIFFICULTY: Intermediate | Mountain bike
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Join us for a 7-day biking tour through the captivating Saghro Mountains of Morocco. Experience the thrill of biking through diverse terrains, immerse yourself in Berber culture, and camp under starlit skies. This adventure promises unforgettable memories, challenging trails, and the beauty of nature at its most rugged and enchanting.

Book your biking tour today and embark on a journey of discovery and exhilaration.


Day 1: Marrakech - Gateway to Saghro Mountain Adventure

Your 7-day biking journey through the Saghro Mountains begins in the vibrant city of Marrakech. As you arrive in this bustling metropolis, you’ll be greeted by the kaleidoscope of colors, sounds, and aromas that define Morocco. Marrakech is more than just a starting point; it’s a gateway to the diverse landscapes and cultures that await you in the mountains.

After settling into your accommodations, take some time to explore Marrakech’s historic medina. Lose yourself in the labyrinthine streets of the souks, where vibrant textiles, intricate crafts, and fragrant spices entice your senses. A visit to the iconic Jemaa el-Fnaa square offers a mesmerizing spectacle of street performers, storytellers, and local delicacies as the sun sets.

This first day provides the perfect introduction to Moroccan culture and prepares you for the biking adventure that lies ahead. As you rest for the night, anticipate the exhilarating trails, breathtaking views, and immersive cultural experiences that await you in the Saghro Mountains.

Stay tuned as your biking tour unfolds, promising a unique blend of physical challenge and cultural immersion in the heart of Morocco’s natural beauty.

Day 2: Marrakech - Ait Benhedou: Setting Off to the Saghro Mountains

On the second day of your Saghro Mountain biking adventure, bid farewell to the vibrant streets of Marrakech and embark on a journey that will lead you to the captivating landscapes of Ait Benhedou. As you leave the city’s hustle and bustle behind, the rugged beauty of the Saghro Mountains beckons you forward.

Leaving Marrakech, you’ll journey through winding roads and picturesque landscapes, gradually transitioning from the urban energy to the tranquility of the mountains. The contrast between the modern metropolis and the raw natural beauty of the Saghro Mountains will become increasingly apparent as you pedal forward.

As you arrive in Ait Benhedou, you’ll encounter the remarkable Kasbah Ait Benhaddou. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a true marvel, boasting earthen architecture that seems to emerge seamlessly from the surrounding landscape. As you navigate the trails around the kasbah, its towering walls and labyrinthine streets will leave you in awe. The ancient fortified village’s historic significance and cinematic backdrop add layers of intrigue to your exploration.

After a day of biking and discovery, settle into your accommodations and take in the peaceful atmosphere of Ait Benhedou. As you reflect on the day’s journey, you’ll realize that the transition from the vibrant city to the tranquil mountains has been a seamless and transformative experience.

Stay tuned as your biking adventure through the Saghro Mountains continues, promising more thrilling trails, cultural encounters, and breathtaking vistas in the days ahead.

Day 3: Ait Benhedou - Gorges Dades: Pedaling Through Majestic Gorges

As your Saghro Mountain biking expedition progresses, Day 3 takes you from the historic beauty of Ait Benhaddou to the awe-inspiring Gorges Dades. This leg of your journey promises a captivating blend of scenic biking trails and dramatic landscapes.

Leaving Ait Benhaddou behind, you’ll pedal through changing terrain that gradually leads you to the entrance of Gorges Dades. The towering rock formations and deep canyons create a breathtaking backdrop that immerses you in the natural grandeur of the region. Biking through the winding roads of the gorge, you’ll feel a sense of insignificance against the towering cliffs that have stood for millennia.

As you traverse the gorge, take the time to appreciate the intricate layers of geology that tell the story of the Earth’s history. The Gorges Dades’ sheer walls, adorned with various hues of red and ochre, create a vibrant canvas that changes with the shifting sunlight.

At the heart of the gorge, you’ll find your accommodations for the night. As you rest under the starlit desert sky, the tranquility of the gorge and the distant echoes of the wind will create a serene atmosphere that allows you to reflect on the marvels of nature that you’ve experienced throughout the day.

Stay tuned as your biking adventure through the Saghro Mountains continues, promising more breathtaking landscapes, challenging trails, and immersive encounters with the beauty of Morocco’s rugged terrain.

Day 4: Gorges Dades - Nkob: Exploring Desert Oases and Traditional Villages

As your Saghro Mountain biking odyssey unfolds, Day 4 takes you from the majestic Gorges Dades to the tranquil village of Nkob. This day’s journey offers a blend of diverse landscapes, desert oases, and authentic cultural encounters.

Leaving Gorges Dades, you’ll pedal through the captivating landscapes of the Moroccan desert. The vastness of the terrain is punctuated by scattered palm groves and picturesque villages. The opportunity to experience the desert’s serenity on two wheels is a testament to the unique perspective that biking provides.

Your biking trail leads you to Nkob, a charming village nestled amidst the arid landscape. Nkob is renowned for its authenticity and traditional way of life. As you interact with the local community, you’ll gain insights into their daily routines, customs, and the challenges and triumphs of living in harmony with the desert environment.

The village’s architecture, adorned with earthy hues, complements the natural surroundings and showcases the adaptability of the Berber people. Take a moment to savor the warm hospitality and enjoy a glimpse into the age-old traditions that have persevered through generations.

After a day of biking, exploration, and cultural immersion, you’ll find comfort in your accommodations in Nkob. As you rest for the night, the stillness of the desert and the memories of the day’s encounters will accompany you, promising a rejuvenating night’s sleep.

Stay tuned as your biking adventure through the Saghro Mountains continues, promising more captivating landscapes, cultural interactions, and the joy of exploring Morocco’s unique terrain on two wheels.

Day 5: N’kob - Agdz: Biking Through Time-Honored Villages

On Day 5 of your Saghro Mountain biking journey, you’ll bid farewell to N’kob and pedal onward to the charming village of Agdz. This leg of your adventure promises a blend of historic villages, stunning scenery, and the sense of continuity that comes from exploring Morocco’s timeless landscapes.

Leaving N’kob, your biking trail meanders through an ever-changing desert canvas, revealing the subtle beauty of the arid terrain. As you pedal forward, you’ll encounter villages that seem to emerge from the landscape as if frozen in time. Each village tells its own story, steeped in tradition and the resilience of the people who call them home.

Agdz, your destination for the day, is a picturesque village that has preserved its authenticity throughout the years. The ancient kasbahs and adobe architecture create a scene reminiscent of another era. As you explore Agdz, you’ll sense the echoes of history that linger in its streets and alleys.

Take a moment to relax and engage with the local community. Share stories over a cup of tea, and immerse yourself in the genuine warmth of Berber hospitality. The traditions that have defined this village for centuries will offer insights into the cultural tapestry that enriches every corner of Morocco.

As the day draws to a close, settle into your accommodations in Agdz. The peaceful atmosphere of the village and the anticipation of the days ahead will provide a perfect backdrop for reflection and rejuvenation.

Keep it up as your Saghro Mountain biking adventure continues, promising more explorations, cultural encounters, and the joy of experiencing Morocco’s timeless beauty on two wheels.

Day 6: Agdz - Ouarzazate: Bridging Past and Present

On Day 6 of your Saghro Mountain biking expedition, you’ll leave the tranquility of Agdz and pedal your way to the fascinating city of Ouarzazate. This day’s journey offers a transition between ancient traditions and modern influences, as you bridge the gap between rural landscapes and urban exploration.

Leaving Agdz, your biking trail leads you through the changing desert scenery, where valleys and mountains create a dramatic backdrop. As you approach Ouarzazate, you’ll encounter signs of urban life gradually blending with the natural surroundings. This city, often referred to as the “Gateway to the Desert,” holds a unique position as a crossroads of culture and history.

Ouarzazate’s modernity is evident in its film studios and vibrant atmosphere. Explore the city’s bustling markets, where traditional crafts and contemporary influences intertwine. This fusion of the old and the new mirrors the juxtaposition of your biking journey – ancient landscapes and time-honored villages against the backdrop of modern society.

As the day unfolds, take time to reflect on the contrasts and connections you’ve experienced. The authenticity of Agdz’s traditions, the urban buzz of Ouarzazate, and the physical challenges of biking in the Saghro Mountains all contribute to a multi-dimensional journey that encompasses the many facets of Morocco.

Rest in your accommodations in Ouarzazate, allowing the experiences of the day to settle in. Tomorrow, your journey will continue, promising more captivating discoveries and memorable biking trails.

Stay tuned as your Saghro Mountain biking adventure progresses, unveiling more layers of Morocco’s rich tapestry and offering a deeper understanding of the symbiosis between the past and the present.

Day 7: Departure - Carrying Memories of Saghro Mountain Adventure

On the final day of your Saghro Mountain biking adventure, it’s time to bid farewell to the captivating landscapes, cultural encounters, and biking trails that have defined your journey. Day 7 marks your departure from Ouarzazate as you head to the airport, carrying with you the memories of a remarkable expedition.

As you prepare to leave Ouarzazate, take a moment to reflect on the transformative experiences of the past week. The rugged trails, breathtaking vistas, and cultural interactions have woven a tapestry of memories that will forever remain a part of your journey.

Your biking adventure has not only taken you through the Saghro Mountains but has also deepened your connection to Morocco’s diverse landscapes and the resilient spirit of its people. The challenges you’ve faced, the friendships you’ve forged, and the beauty you’ve witnessed are all integral to the story of your adventure.

As you board your departure flight, carry the spirit of the Saghro Mountain adventure with you. Let the memories of the winding trails, the starlit desert nights, and the warm hospitality of the Berber villages accompany you on your journey home. These memories will serve as a reminder of the beauty of exploration and the joy of embracing new landscapes and cultures.

Thank you for choosing this biking tour and entrusting us with your adventure. We hope that the experiences you’ve gathered will continue to inspire your future travels and enrich your connection to the world around you.

Wishing you safe travels and cherished memories, and until we meet again on the trails of another remarkable journey.


Airport Transfers

Transport from/to Marrakech

2 Nights in a Marrakech hotel 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

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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