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Cycle Tour - Morocco - Guided - 9D/8N

Discover desert cities, thrilling markets and fairytale landscapes by bike.

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1720€
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  • Duration

    9 Days
  • Difficulty

    Easy
  • Distance

    177km
  • Landscapes

    • Sea/Ocean
    • Nature
    • City
  • Theme

    • Family
    • Sportive
    • Culture 
  • Type of Journey

    Guided

Description

Discover desert cities, thrilling markets and fairytale landscapes by bike. Join us on our journey through the country of the tales of 1001 Arabian nights and let the charm of the Orient enchant you. Visits to vibrant cities like Marrakech and Fez as well as lush green valleys and fairytale oases. Colours, scents and sounds are intensified by the hospitality of the people. Tradition and modern lifestyle clash in an impressive manner and unfold the whole beauty and allure of the Orient. From 1.599€ we will exchange Aladdin’s magic carpet for a dashing bike and escape from the European winter.

Dates:

05.04. – 13.04.2020
16.10. – 24.10.2020
09.04. – 17.04.2021

Characteristics of this journey/holiday

Day by day

Day 1  Arrival in Marrakech

 Airport pick up by our local guide and transfer to the hotel. Overnight stop in Marrakech.

Day 2  Marrakech

Get to know the vibrant historical town centre of Marrakech, its history and modern lifestyle during a walking tour of the city. The Souk welcomes you with the finest and most delicious food as we prepare ourselves for an adventurous trip. Overnight in Marrakech.

Day 3  Ourika valley  37 km

After a transfer, you start your cycling tour surrounded by the lush green of the Ourika valley. Cycle through small Berber villages with their typical mud-walled houses and visit a Berber museum, you will learn more about the culture and tradition of this indigenous people. Overnight stop in Marrakech.

Day 4 Beni Mellal  38 km

The destination of today’s cycling route is the lively city of Beni Mellal. After a transfer to the waterfall of Ouzoud, we will mount our bikes and explore the fascinating nature all around us. Another transfer will take us to the city of Azilal, where we can enjoy a relaxed cycle ride to Beni Mellal. Overnight stop in Beni Mellal.

Day 5  Azrou and Ifrane  29 km

Arriving in Azrou, after a transfer, we start cycling through the beautiful woods of Azrou towards Ifrane. This is a famous holiday city, not only for skiing in winter, but it also attracts many metropolitans who long to get out of the city into the mountain landscape. Here we will be picked up and transferred to Fez, one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in Morocco. Overnight stop in Fez.

Day 6  Moulay Idris  35 km

Fields and cultivated land will accompany us along the first leg of today’s cycling tour. Situated on top of a hill, the majestic town of Moulay Idris is surrounded by fairytale landscape and nature. The statesman and founder Idris 1st is buried in this town, which is why the city is considered holy and attracts many pilgrims every year. We cross this town to reach the ruins of the city Volubilis which date back to Roman times. Overnight stop in Fez.

Day 7  Meknes  15 km

A day in Meknes, which is, along with Marrakech, Fez and Rabat, one of the four royal cities. Visit to one of the most important historical madrassas of the country, the Medersa Bou Inania, as well as the Medina, the historic town center of Meknes with it’s fascinating souks. We suggest you use your free afternoon to stroll around the small alleys or to visit one of the many museums. Overnight stop in Meknes.

Day 8  Casablanca  27 km

You will be picked up and taken to Rabat the capital of Morocco to explore the Medina, and the breath-taking historic town centre. We start cycling along the coast and will finally be taken by transfer to Casablanca, the biggest town of Morocco. Not only is this city famous for giving its name to the classic movie, but also for it’s exciting old town centre and especially the Hassan II Mosque, which is the fifth largest mosque in the world. It can welcome up to 25,000 worshippers. Overnight stop in Casablanca.

Day 9  Casablanca and Departure

A one-hour bus tour will show us the size and importance of this extraordinary city. Then we must say goodbye. The bus will take us to the airport. Having spent 9 amazing days surrounded by colorful and exciting impressions, you will travel back to Europe with some wonderful memories.

Unless you want to prolong your visit. No problem! Just contact us.

Accommodation

8 nights in 3 *** and 4 **** hotels

Included services

Flight from and to Frankfurt with Royal Air Maroc
8 nights in 3 and 4-star hotels
8 x half board with a special welcome and goodbye dinner
Water supply on biking days
Travel guide from France à vélo and
Moroccan guide on site
Transfers in minivans with air conditioning
Support vehicle on biking days, opportunity for a lift
Luggage transfer
High quality rental bike, Cannondale
Admission fees
Guided visit of Marrakech and Fez

Not included :
• Lunch
• Insurance

Tour dates

05.04. – 13.04.2020
16.10. – 24.10.2020
09.04. – 17.04.2021

Additional informations

Unless you want to prolong? No problem! Just contact us.

How to get there ?

Flug ab und bis Frankfurt mit Air France via Paris
Möglichkeit mit Abflug Stuttgart, Zürich, Hamburg, Hannover

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