5. Marrakesh: Toubkal National Park Mountain Bike Trip w/Lunch
▪︎A challanging Mountains bike tour in the Atlas Mountains, could be one of the highlights of your entire trip in Morocco, Explore the Atlas Mountains by bike, the ride itself is just spectacular endless descents of fast grave off –road single track and donkey track, we offer an unrivalled off road experience through striking landscapes of jogged Mountains and gorges.
▪︎A day bike tour with a guide, so you can experience The Atlas Mountains from a different perspective in a fun and active way. The giude will tell you all about the hidden treasures and secrets of the the National park of Toubkal. First he would explain how the bikes work, you can practice, and when you are comfortable it’s time to start. You, as our guest will decide the pace and speed. The guide helps you along the way to use the bikes to their very best, and will tell you some intriguing details about berber history and present. His first priority is your safety, and he will assist when needed.
▪︎Meet by our driver, a short transfer takes you to the foot of Toubkal Mountain (4167m), the village of Imlil. Disembark to meet your local adventure guide and get fitted for a bike and safety equipment. Listen to an orientation of the area and a safety briefing before hopping on your bike and heading up the trail. We start with a climb . Not a tough one but good enough to put pressure on the pendals to make sure everything is working. At the top of the pass (31'08'53.45 N 7'53'18.42 W 2300m), we usuually stop for mint tea and biscuits before heading for superb descent through several villages such as Tachedirt, Tamguist and Amssakrou. Listen as your guide points out local mountains plant and berber villages. Be sure to bring your camera, as the group will pause a few times at scenic lookouts for photo ops.. afterward will follow the Imnane valley down in single track for a couple of hours which drop us into the riverbed for lunch, After a good, long lazy lunch we’re off again for short ride which will end at Asni where we will meet the driver and transfer back to Marrakech.