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Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.
Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.
Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.
We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.
These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.
“I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”
“I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”
“I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”
“I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”
“I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”
The land where the sun sets
Morocco is one of our oldest friends—the land, in fact, where the idea of a B&R expedition was born. We saw a foreign, exotic, stunning country beautifully suited to our penchant for pedaling and knew we absolutely had to introduce B&R travellers to it. And despite its convenient proximity to Europe, we knew our travellers may very well only come once. With that in mind, we give you the best on this Morocco bike tour: magical Marrakech, Berber villages, stunning oases, fabulous food, a Kasbah hotel, the High Atlas Mountains and an absolutely unforgettable stay in the magical city of Essaouira in a riad.
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Day by Day
Depart on a modern-day caravan towards the High Atlas Mountains and the hidden Ourika Valley. After a day of biking the dramatic Atlas Mountain landscape, settle in at the exquisite Kasbah Bab Ourika. Dinner is served by the wonderful Chef Mafoud.
Walk to the tiny and remote Berber village of Tagadirt and get a real glimpse of daily mountain life in the Ourika Valley.
Cycle through groves of almond and cherry trees towards the Agafay Desert. Arrive at charming desert eco-resort, La Pause, where you'll enjoy a sunset camel ride. Tonight, we enjoy an incredible candlelit dinner under the desert stars.
Head for the coast and the whitewashed port town of Essaouira by Land Cruiser. Then, bike the last leg of the trip following a quiet, winding country road lined with argan trees. Enjoy lunch overlooking the Atlantic this afternoon.
Bike south towards the town of Siki Kauki this morning and enjoy lunch in a local seaside bistro. This afternoon, explore Essaouira's 18thC seafront ramparts with a local guide.
After a stunning morning bike ride, explore the magical "Red City" of Marrakech. Wander into the ancient Medina, exploring its maze of narrow alleyways before finding dinner at one of the many wonderful dining spots.
Tour some of Marrakech's top sights with our local friend, Mohammed. This afternoon, he welcomes us into his riad to share a delicious lunch and stories about the city. Tonight, a special dinner awaits with marvellous views of the Imperial City nightlife.
Say farewell this morning after breakfast and catch your flights home.
Take in the views from two wheels.
Kasbah Bab Ourika, Ourika Valley
With 360-degree panoramic views of the Ourika Valley and the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, the Bab Ourika receives warm sunlight all day, ending in spectacular sunsets. From its unique eyrie-like position, it offers a bird’s-eye view of the Atlas range, traditional Berber villages and the lush river valley below. View hotel website »
La Pause, Agafay Desert
Surrounded by wilderness in the sandy Agafay hills of the Marrakech Desert, this rustic-chic ecolodge offers adobe-style quarters with wood beams, mosquito nets and wood-burning stoves. Meals are served by candelight, outdoors overlooking the desert. Note that there is no electricity at this camp. View hotel website »
Villa de L’O, Essaouira
Located a few meters from the beach, the Villa de l’O is a 18thC palace which been tastefully restored a few years ago. The theme here is a mix between a very original Colonial style and a certain idea of Moroccan luxury. The rooftop terrace offers the most beautiful views on the bay and enjoying a breakfast is a pure delight! View hotel website »
Riad Farnatchi, Marrakech
With only 9 suites, this boutique Riad boasts elaborate Moroccan design and unique works of art. It is renowned as a calm refuge—with all the modern conveniences—from the frenetic pace of the city around it. Craftsmen and local artists worked for three years to give this property all the authenticity and luxury Morocco could offer. Your biggest dilemma will be whether to wander into the souks or lounge poolside with a long cool drink. View hotel website »
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The Moroccan bike tour is an exotic journey across the sun-kissed Sahara on bikes, camels, foot and 4WD jeeps. Accommodations include one night in a lavish Berber desert camp where luxury tents are bedecked with sumptuous carpets and richly decorated blankets.USA TODAY
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Daily biking distances usually vary from 20 to 50 km (12 to 30 mi.), with options on some days as far as 62 km (40 mi.). The terrain is generally flat, with a few hills along the way when we’re closer to the High Atlas Mountains. The difficulty of the ride often depends on which way the wind is blowing. The walking routes are mostly flat, except for our day in the Atlas Mountains.
“I ride my bike once or twice a month and am comfortable on two wheels.”
Relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.Read more on our Activity Levels
What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.
In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.
- All hotel accommodation
- All breakfasts, all lunches and five dinners, including wine
- Use of a hybrid bicycle, handlebar bag and helmet
- Services of B&R guide(s) and drivers
- All special events and private tours, Berber guides, guest experts and entrance fees to historic sights and museums
- All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off, including Land Cruisers, coaches and camels
- All baggage transportation
- Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
- All gratuities for baggage, porters and hotel service
You can’t enjoy a great biking trip without a really great bike. On this trip, we’ll use well-tuned, high-quality, local bikes that provide a good fit to your size and weight.
Sometimes your B&R trip simply isn’t long enough! Extend your stay for the best vacation possible. If you wish to spend a few days in region either before or after your official B&R trip, and need assistance making those plans, your B&R Travel Advisor can help.
Call us to create an independent travel experience that fits your needs—we can also arrange for a local guide.
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