9 day Cross-country Tour In Morocco
This exciting Atlas and desert motorcycle tour is a perfect opportunity for riders to explore the architecture, culture, and gastronomy of Morocco.
Enjoy touring with an expert trilingual guide and a like minded group, as you pass by the various cultural and natural wonders across Morocco.
Enjoy a unique experience in a Desert Bivouac. During the tour, you will visit some amazing places that Morocco has to offer, including Marrakech where you will enjoy a rest day to explore this vibrant city.
Available dates 2024: 23rd to 31th March | 6th to 14th April | 19th to 27th October | 2nd to 10th November
The meeting point for the tour will be in Málaga in a location to be share as soon as you book your Tour. You should arrange to be at our location (Guadalmar area) around 10am for a Tour Briefing, load all the luggage and gear on your bike, and start the journey, we should start riding by 12am.
We will ride through the coast from Málaga to Tarifa, where you will take the ferry to Morocco. After the customs formalities in Tanger, you will head out to your first destination in Morocco, the town of Tetouan. In the evening, we will have dinner at the hotel and there will be a briefing about the next day ride. Every night, you will have a briefing for the next day.
Early in the morning, we will ride towards Fez. The terrain is perfect for motorcycles and it offers a fantastic atmosphere in which we will taste sheer driving on a scenic route with little traffic. Narrow roads, lots of animals to watch out for. Behind the Rif Mountains, we will reach the vibrant city of Fez, the first of the imperial cities of Morocco. We will have a stop for lunch in Fez. Expect a long day with impressive scenery.
We will reach the high plains of Central Morocco, where the vastness and beauty of this country emerge while on the horizon the first foothills of the High Atlas appear. You get to Ifrane, also known as the Switzerland of Morocco, where we will rest for the night. Enjoy dinner in the hotel.
Today, we will pass the first crossing of the High Atlas Mountains, heading towards Imilchil. It is a small town in Midelt Province, located at an elevation of 2119 meters in the valley of Assif Melloul (“White River”). After a quick break in Imilchil, we will head to Todgha Gorge. It is a canyon in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, near the town of Tinerhir where we will stop for the night and have dinner in the hotel.
Get ready for an early breakfast and ride to the Desert. We leave the Mountains behind and enter the Sahara Desert. The ride will be mostly flat as we approach the amazing Sahara Desert Dunes. We will have a stop for pictures with the dunes on our back and head to our Desert Camp where we will have a unique experience in a Desert Bivouac. Depending on the hour we arrive to the Camp you might be able to enjoy a Sunset Camel Ride.
If you are up for very early wake-up, you will be able to enjoy the unique Sun Rising behind the dunes e from our desert camp. After we will enjoy the breakfast on the camp and start heading north heading to Boumalne Dades. We will leave the Desert on our back and start heading to the twisty mountains. We will cross the Saghro Mountain between N ́Kob and Dades where we will ride a High Pass at 2800mts with an amazing view. We will have a stop at a very small and traditional shop. After we head to our final destination of the day – Boumalne Dades – where we will overnight and enjoy dinner at the hotel.
Get ready for an early breakfast and ride to Dadès Gorges, which offer a spectacular scenic route formed by a series of rugged wadi gorges carved out by the Dadès River in the Atlas. After a stop on top of the Dades Gorges, we will continue your journey towards Ouarzazate, while enjoying the view of the Atlas on your right. Head north in the direction of Marrakech.
About 35 kilometers / 22 miles out of the city of Ouarzazate, we will find the Ksar (fortified town) of Ait Ben Haddou, a well known UNESCO World Heritage site. From here, we will pass the Atlas through the Tizi n’Tichka Mountain Pass at 2260 meters to Marrakech. The landscapes are magnificent and we will have a great pleasure winding on these marvelous mountain roads. Enjoy dinner in the hotel.
Ride, ride, ride… Heading back to Europe… We will overnight in Tanger.
After breakfast we have a small ride towards Tangier Port to catch your ferry ride back to Europe. Once in Spain, the group will head out to Málaga where we will finish the Tour.
Say goodbye to your fellow travelers, hoping that this tour will be an unforgettable experience and remain a long and pleasant memory for all participants.
Please note that there is no guarantee about weather conditions; overnight destinations and meal plans can be changed.