Cycle Morocco's Great South

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4.6 Based on 20 Reviews
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-8088
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Marrakech, Morocco
  • Ends Marrakech, Morocco
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Ride from the Atlas Mountains to the coast
  • Conquer challenging climbs and exciting descents
  • Explore Marrakech and Essaouira
The "Cycle Morocco's Great South" trip starts and ends in Marrakech. It is a bicycle tour that takes 9 days taking you through Ijoukak, Imouzzer, Tafraoute and 4 other destinations in Morocco. "Cycle Morocco's Great South" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Encompassing the best of Morocco, this trip will take us past the foothills of Mount Toubkal, golden kasbahs, impressive gorges and the long sandy beach of Essaouira. This spectacular route follows smooth paved roads and climbs over high mountain passes that reward you with spectacular vistas of the High Atlas Mountains. A real highlight is riding through Paradise Valley, close to Imouzzer, where a palm-filled valley leads to a high pass with views down to the ocean below.
  • Day 1: Start Marrakech
  • Day 2: Transfer to Sid Fares; cycle in the foothills of Mount Toubkal to Ijoukak
  • Day 3: Challenging climb followed by exhilarating descent from Tizi n'Test Pass to Oulad Berhil; overnight in traditional riad
  • Day 4: Cycle towards Tafraoute in Anti Atlas Mountains; optional transfer/ride to see the Blue Rocks
  • Day 5: Pass pink houses and kasbahs en route to Ait Baha Lake; transfer to Agadir
  • Day 6: Spectacular ride through the Paradise Valley; climb to Imouzzer
  • Day 7: Cycle through traditional villages and palmaris to Essaouira
  • Day 8: Free morning in Essaouira; transfer to Marrakech; free time
  • Day 9: End Marrakech
  • All breakfasts, six lunches, six dinners
  • Free arrival and departure transfers for everyone
  • Local bike hire
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • E-bike hire
  • Visas or vaccinations
4.6 - Excellent
Based on 20 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 06 2019
5 - Excellent
Morocco - Cycling the Great South
good trip
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 03 2019
4 - Very Good
Cycling Morocco's Great South
An excellent tour, well supported and well managed, but spoiled by the tour company's failure to warn us adequately about the very cold cycling conditions high in the mountains.
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 02 2019
5 - Excellent
Quiet roads among beautiful rugged scenery
This was my first cycling trip and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Morocco is a super winter holiday destination and I will definitely be booking more trips in the saddle! Beautiful rugged landscapes.
  • Anonymous
  • On Nov 17 2018
5 - Excellent
Wonderful autumn cycling trip
Just returned from really great cycling trip. Lovely route - we chose this trip over ones with other companies because of the route, mix of the mountains and time on coast in Essaouria. This was our first trip with this tour... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Cycle Morocco's Great South tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 August 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Cycle Morocco's Great South tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Cycle Morocco's Great South tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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