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Morocco - High Atlas Traverse - Guided Mountain Bike Holiday

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15 to 22 Sept. - Get it in the diary - book your flights early and join us in Morocco this Autumn and you've the whole season to fit for it too!!

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Holiday Highlights

  • The winding and exhilarating descent to La Cathedrale
  • Sharing freshly baked bread and olive oil with High Atlas Berbers
  • The Ait Bougmez Valley – one of Morocco’s most picturesque spots
  • Morocco’s most epic day of remote mountain trails
  • The dazzling Ait Melloul river valley
  • Traversing the wild plateau of the High Atlas where nomads roam

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This mountain bike holiday in Morocco is a classic west-east traverse of the High Atlas Mountains on some of the worlds finest mountain trails. Suitable for those with mountain biking experience and a good level of fitness, this thrilling trip is perfect for those looking for a challenging adventure in Morocco. The High Atlas mountains are a fantastic venue for a biking holiday, with mile upon mile of uninterrupted jeep tracks and trails. On this biking adventure we take on some challenging climbs and superb descents en route from the olive groves of the Demnate area, up through the green Nepalese-like valley of Ait Bougmez, before ending in the pine forests and towering rock faces Of the Ahansal River valley.
The riding explores remote mountain roads, ancient trading routes and livestock trails. While good bike handling skills are essential, the routes are generally not of a high technical level.
The Central High Atlas is one of the most unspoilt and beautiful mountain regions anywhere in the world. The variety of landscape here is staggering - from stark mountains, fertile valleys and rocky gorges, to rivers, pine forests and isolated windswept plateaux. There’s also a great challenge on the last day, a long day in the saddle but one of the best day's riding that we know of anywhere in the world!
Nights are spent in basic ‘gite’ accommodation – family houses converted into friendly, no-frills, village guest houses. This is a simple trip geared to those want to experience off-the-beaten-track Morocco in an authentic and adventurous way. In the evening we have the chance to sample Morocco’s cuisine, whilst lunches are normally taken picnic style, usually in beautifully remote places.
You can find out more about Morocco on our blog.

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8 days
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Holiday Details

Place to place

2 nights hotels

5 nights gîte

90% meals provided

6 days biking

2 days sightseeing / rest days

Guided & vehicle support

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Adventuring in the Atlas!

Returning Skedaddler Victoria Keeton recently sent us in this great write up of her mountain biking trip across the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Renowned for its awe inspiring scenery and exotic culture, it was always going to be a holiday to remember! So, with faithful companion adventure frog (see picture at end of article) ... 

Last Updated: 14/07/2016

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