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An unusual journey that, starting from Marrakech, will take us through the desert and mountains to reach the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean.
The trip, a round trip of about 1600 km of which about 465 in off-road vehicles, will depart and end in Marrakech.
We will cross the desert of the Agafay, desert of rocky dunes that a few kilometers from Marrakech offers the possibility of trying off-road driving and experiencing the emptiness and the silence that only the desert can offer.
From Lake Ouirgane we will continue to the Tizi n'Test pass at 2100 meters. on the High Atlas and we will reach the marvelous fortified city of Taroudant, also called the "Little Marrakech".
From here we will arrive on the coasts of the Atlantic Ocean and, after having covered a beautiful stretch in offroad, we will settle in Fort Bou Jerif where we will spend two nights in an old fort of the Foreign Legion.
We will then head back north, and we will stop at the seaside town of Essaouira and then return to Marrakech for the last day, going through dirt roads on the hills.
The route can be varied in relation to the attitude of the participants in the off-road driving.
Possibility to participate in the tour also with a passenger (only for experienced riders).
Day 1: arrive in Marrakech, from Marrakech to Ouirgane - 62 km / 38 miles
Arrival by plane to Marrakech in the morning, formalities and motorcycle pick-up. We will leave for Lalla Takerkoust Lake, where we will stop for lunch. The lake takes its name from a woman recognized as a saint for her kindness and for her power to help women procreate. You can admire the majestic Altlante mountains reflected in the clear waters of the lake. In this place we will also begin to know the Agafay desert. We will then continue to Lake Ouirgane which is located in the High Atlas mountains at about 1000 meters above sea level in the heart of the Toubkal national park. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: from Ouirgane to Taroudant - 180 km / 111 miles
We will leave the lake to head towards the High Atlas chain and, after passing the Tizi n'Test pass at a height of 2100 meters, we will reach Taroudant, "the small Marrakech". The city is located in the Souss valley surrounded by mountains. The ramparts and towers that surround it have made it an impregnable city. Taroudant is known for its craftsmanship and its souqs and attracts many tourists from all over the world. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: from Taroudant to Fort Bou Jerif - 290 km / 180 miles
After breakfast we will leave towards the Atlantic Ocean. We will go along a coastal road from which we will be able to admire all the power of the ocean waves, in some points it will be possible to see wrecks of stranded ships. We will then follow a stretch of dirt road to reach the Fort Bou Jerif complex. The name derives from the fort of the Foreign Legion which is located a few kilometers, built by the French in 1935 during their last great peace campaign in southern Morocco. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 4: from Fort Bou Jerif to Fort Bou Jerif - 70 km / 43 miles
The day will be dedicated exclusively to off-road vehicles. Depending on the ability of the participants to drive off-road, it may be possible to travel a few kilometers on the Plage Blanche a few meters from the ocean waves. In the afternoon we will return to Fort Bou Jerif. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: from Fort Bou Jerif to Essaouira - 390 km / 242 miles
We will leave Fort Bou Jerif to head to Essaouira. We will ride along a stretch of unpaved track and then return to the coastal road. We will stop for lunch in Mirleft, a small Berber paradise for surfers. A Spanish fortification dominates the town and offers a magnificent view of the sea and its surroundings. We will resume the road to arrive in Essaouira, a renowned town sadly famous for its distant past as a slave market and today a paradise for artists and good fish. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: from Essaouira to Marrakech - 177 km / 109 miles
The final destination will be Marrakech which we will reach in the late afternoon after having traveled dirt roads on the hills from which we will be able to enjoy beautiful views. Arrival at the hotel, return motorbikes, dinner and overnight stay.
Day 7: good flight!
After Breakfast transfer to the airport.
Possible extensions to the program may be agreed.
The route can be changed depending on the participants skills on the off-road driving.
MINIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 8
If the minimum number of participants isn’t reached, the tour may be cancelled or run with a different format.
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