2007 - Crossing the heat of Morocan desert off road tracks, getting lost and longing for drink. Pedaling the High Atlas and enjoying stunning scenery. Get out of hot Marrakech and climb towards Arba Tighedouine. Enjoy Atlas scenery and the artificial lake at Ourigane. Make a circular trek around Azgour and finally get back to the souks of Marrakech.
HIGHLIGHTS ALONG THE TRIP
Marakech (taxi) – Ait Ourir - Talatast - Ourika - Asni - Ourigane - Tizguine - Asgour - Adassil - Marrakech
The loop is best ridden in spring or fall.
Be aware that altitudes brings cold nights.
During day you will enjoy comfortable riding temperatures between 20 & 25°C
As always in mountainous areas, there are plenty of camping opportunities throughout the ride. Enjoy the spectacular star filled nights above 1500 m. You can't stop counting ...
Nevertheless the amount of bike packing you have, always carry 3 liters of water. Not only for drinking, but also for preparing meals. be kind to locals and they will treat you likewise.