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Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid Morocco

Is This Trip For Me?

The best way to see the beautiful Atlas Mountains. This 6 day tour starting and ending in Marrakesh is suitable to most abilities with few steep sections. Our route takes us into the High Atlas mountains passed ancient Kasbahs and stunning scenery on near empty roads. The perfect cycling adventure.

Tour Highlights

Tour Highlights

  • Climb two 2,000m summits: We start and finish the raids with two summits over 2,000m with amazing views in the High Atlas.

  • Follow Ancient Caravan Routes: Our ride starts on the Marrakesh - Timbuktu caravan route stopping for the first night in Ait Ben Haddou, an ancient kasbah.

  • Experience Berber Culture: Mint tea, tagines, watching the sunrise over thousand year old towns. This trip experiences Morocco off the tourist trail.

Avg Daily DistanceAvg Daily ElevationDifficulty
Front Group126km1595m 3/5
Main Bunch97km1420m 2/5

What's Included

Accommodation

5 nights in mix of hotels from 4* to Guesthouse

Transfer

Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)

Included Meals

5 breakfasts, 4 dinners

Guided Rides

4 fully supported group rides

Mechanic

Expert mechanic on hand all week

Private Feed Stop

Feed stops set up every 35km

Walking Tour

First day walking tour of Marrakesh

Bike Rental

Our fleet of carbon road bikes available (£139)

Reviews

Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid Cycling Holiday

This five night trip is a great introduction to a new cycling region. We have fantastic local guides to show you the local culture and Sportive Breaks hosts to help you with anything you need. From your arrival in Marrakesh you will have an English speaking guide with you the whole time and a support vehicle. You will see ancient towns, small mountain communities and explore the great city of Marrakesh. But the real draw is the world class cycling over quiet roads in the mountains. We go over two passes above 2,000m, both incredible roads that are as good for cycling as anywhere in the world. Suitable for most cycling abilities, we ride in one group on the flat sections and have van support to make the long days easier if anyone needs it.

Itinerary

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Day One : Marrakesh

Arrival day. Fly into Marrakesh where our host will meet you for the transfer to the hotel. Today is a relaxed day where we will build your bikes & hang out by the pool before a walking tour of the Medina & a welcome dinner to run through the agenda for the week.

Day Two : Marrakesh to Ait Ben Haddou

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Main Bunch101km1757m 3/5

We start our Atlas adventure with a transfer to the bottom of Tizi n Tichka and on fresh legs tackle the highest climb of the trip. The gradients are 2-5% with no steep sections so it is easy to find a rhythm and spin to the top. From there we have a thrilling descent and then turn off onto the superbly quiet road all the way to our hotel in the ancient town of Ait Benhaddou.

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Day Three : Ait Benhaddou to Talouine

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Front Group156km1472m 3/5
Main Bunch76km973m 1/5

After yesterdays easy / flat day, today is rolling throughout. We roll out at 9am for a full day on the bike with a lunch stop and regular snacks at the feed stations. The road takes us through dramatic scenery to our lunch stop in Taznakht. The main bunch then have the option to jump in the van or ride the last 75km to our base in Tallouine where we watch the sunset over the Atlas foothills and laze around the pool before dinner.

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Day Four : Talouine to Tizi n Test

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Main Bunch109km1900m 3/5

A classic climb for the day. We start with 70km of flat, quick riding all together and then turn onto the long climb of Tizi n Test. We finish at the top of the mountain and take in the incredible views for miles beneath us. The night here at 2,000m can be chilly but there is a log fire to keep us warm.

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Day Five : Tizi n Test to Marrakesh

DistanceElevationDifficulty
Front Group139km1250m 3/5
Main Bunch104km1078m 2/5

We start the day with a thrilling, long descent down Tizi n Test before hitting some incredible shorter climbs and rolling terrain before finishing in Marrakesh. There are two finish options, 139km back to the hotel or 104km and finish in the van without the traffic of Marrakesh.

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Day Six : Departure

Departure day. Time for a last breakfast and some sunshine before the short transfer to the airport.

Accomodation

Atlas Raid Hotels

Marrakesh, Ait Ben Haddou, Talloine, Tizi n Test

We stay in a variety of hotels in Morocco to match the location, In Marrakesh we stay outside of the hussle & bustle of the Medina and stay in a comfy 4* Western hotel with rooftop pool & bar. In Ait Benhaddou we enjoy amazing food and a terrace overlooking the Kasbah. In Tallouine we have a pool to relax and watch the sunset over the Atlas foothills and at the summit of Tizi n Test we stay in a basic gueshouse before returning back to the comfort of Marrakesh.

Airport Transfers

Airport collections are from Marrakesh (RAK). The transfer takes 20 mins and our guides will meet you outside arrivals.

Airport
Arrival Times
Departure Times
Marrakesh (RAK)
We meet all UK & Irish flights on the Monday.
We run transfers to get you to the airport 3 hours before your flight for all UK & Irish return flights.

Date's & Book Now

5 Nights: 5 - 10th Oct 2020
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 12 - 17th Oct 2020
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 19 - 24th Oct 2020
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 26 - 31st Oct 2020
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Sold Out
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Sold Out
5 Nights: 16 - 21st Feb 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Double Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 23 - 28th Feb 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 2 - 7th Mar 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 9 - 14th Mar 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 16 - 21st Mar 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 19 - 24th Oct 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 26 - 31st Oct 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Twin Room For 2 Persons £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 2 - 7th Nov 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 9 - 14th Nov 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £1299 £1299 Add To Cart
5 Nights: 16 - 21st Nov 2021
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £799 £799 Add To Cart
Morocco: Atlas Mountains Raid
5 Nights Accommodation
5 Breakfasts & 5 Dinners
Return transfers from Marrakesh (RAK)
Daily guided rides
Single Room £1299 £1299 Add To Cart

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