5 Days Amazing Guided Motorcycle Tour Morocco

BMW Motorbike Tour Morocco

This 5-day motorcycle tour provides a perfect long weekend escape to those who intend to discover Morocco but do not have the luxury of time, or those who are intrigued by the country but could not yet decide to come for a longer period and finally to those riders who feel the winter is too long and want to experience a wonderful ride in a beautiful country. During the tour, you will visit some amazing places that Morocco has to offer including the imperial city of Marrakech.

Key information

  • Terrain: mix of asphalt, trails, and gravel roads
  • Bike: rental bike (BMW models)
  • Mileage: 740 kilometers / 460 miles
  • Daily rides: between 220 - 290 kilometers / 137 - 180 miles
  • Riding gear: included: full gear (on request)
  • Meals: all breakfasts and dinners

Highlights

  • Starts and ends in Marrakech
  • Cross the Atlas through the famous Tizi n’Test pass
  • Discover the UNESCO heritage site of Ait Benhaddou
  • Visit the Kasbah of Ouarzazate and one of the film studios
  • Ride through the snow-capped peaks of the Atlas Mountains
  • A day full of twists and turns as you climb the High Atlas
  • Multilingual BMW Motorrad certified guide
  • 4 nights accommodation

Skill level

  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
  • Advanced

Styles


3 riding days in English
Spoken languages: French, Hungarian, Italian, English
The maximum participants in the group is 9

Airport transfer included: Menara Airport

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Accommodation

Your accommodations throughout the tour will be hotels and riads based on double occupancy. If you prefer more privacy, you can book the tour with a single supplement at an extra cost of 160 EUR per person.

Program

Sometimes, you don’t have the luxury of time when exploring a new destination. Keen to make every second count? This immersive, expert-led motorcycle adventure is the trip for you. During the tour, you will cross the Atlas twice through the passes of the Tizi n’Tichka and Tizi n’Test, visit the UNESCO site of Ait Benhaddou, the city of Ouarzazate with its film studios and old Kasbah, and of course the imperial city of Marrakech.

Feel the spectacular landscapes, clear skies, and a clear road ahead. These represent the essence of everything you love about travel. This Moroccan expedition covers more than 700 kilometers through the snow-capped peaks of the Atlas mountains to Unesco World Heritage Sites and the dusty expanse of the Sahara. If that sounds intimidating, it shouldn’t. The tour runs in small groups to ensure each rider benefits from the expert guides and unparalleled local knowledge.

You’ll also lay on traditional, comfortable accommodations and plenty of delicious local food. This tour departs from Marrakech before heading towards the Atlas mountains. The winding road of the Tizi n’Test pass awaits before a descent down to Taroudant and a visit to the Kasbah of Ouarzazate. After a night on the tranquil shores of Lake Mansour, you will ride on to another famous pass in the Atlas mountains, Tizi n’Tichka.

You’ll also have time to wander through the UNESCO Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou and the world-famous Jemaa el-Fnaa. Ride with Wheels of Morocco and discover the best of Morocco over an epic tour!

On this tour, you will:

  • Ride across unspoiled landscapes in exclusive locations
  • Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime ride through the Atlas Mountains
  • Benefit from the multilingual team’s unparalleled knowledge and riding expertise in Morocco
  • Visit some of Morocco’s most famous sights

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive in Marrakech. You will be transferred to your hotel where you will be able to settle in and relax by the pool to prepare for your trip the next morning. You will meet your tour guide and go through a welcome briefing as well as the formalities before taking over your bikes and receiving your welcome pack.

Day 2: Marrakech - Taroudant (approximately 230 kilometers / 143 miles)

The first riding day will already provide plenty of joy on your motorbikes. You will cross the Atlas through the famous Tizi n’Test pass towards Taroudant for your first overnight stay. The road will be fantastic and full of twists, turns, and switchbacks climbing over 2,000 meters before descending towards your destination.

Day 3: Taroudant - Ouarzazate (approximately 290 kilometers / 180 miles)

Today, you will pass the lower edge of the Atlas mountain range through some stunning roads towards your destination near Ouarzazate. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to visit the Kasbah of Ouarzazate and one of the film studios. You will be stunned by the location of your lodging that sits atop the cliffs surrounding lake Mansour.

Day 4: Ouarzazate - Marrakech (approximately 220 kilometers / 137 miles)

Another wonderful touring day awaits you with full of twists and turns, combined with beautiful surroundings as you climb the High Atlas through the famous Tizi n’Tichka pass. Before tackling the high mountain pass, you will visit the UNESCO heritage site of Ait Benhaddou, the scene of multiple movie shoots. There will be plenty of opportunities to take in the view. Upon your arrival to your hotel in Marrakech, you will hand over the bikes before heading to the city to explore the medina with its souks and the vibrant Jemaa el-Fnaa, a historical place with its snake charmers and food stalls.

Day 5: Departure

Depending on your flight time, you might take the opportunity to relax or visit the city before the arranged pick-up takes you to the airport.

Beginner

  • Can ride for 2-3 hours
  • Minimal riding experience
  • Assistance required
  • Comfortable with curves and leans
  • Basic experience with unsurfaced roads
  • Short distance ascents and descents

Intermediate

  • Can ride for three to four hours
  • Average riding experience
  • Little assistance required
  • Comfortable with extreme curves and leans
  • Average experience with unsurfaced roads
  • Steep ascents and descents

Advanced

  • Can ride for five to six hours
  • Extensive riding experience
  • Assistance on demand (if required)
  • Experienced with riding a variety of motorcycles
  • Comfortable with any terrain and weather conditions

Included excursions

  • Visit the Kasbah of Ouarzazate and one of the film studios
  • Visit the UNESCO heritage site of Ait Benhaddou
  • Explore the Marrakech medina with its souks and the vibrant Jemaa el-Fnaa

Guides

Greg Fatrai
Greg is the founder of Wheels of Morocco. He is an experienced rider who has ridden his motorcycle across Europe and Morocco, making him know exactly what kind of places and roads any rider needs.

Location

The tour will start and end in Marrakech and your journey's highlights are the untouched beauty of the Atlas, the crossing of Tizi n’Test and Tizi n’Tichka passes, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ait Benhaddou, and also the imperial city of Marrakech.

Food

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Settle in and relax by the pool at the hotel in Marrakech
  • Take the opportunity to relax or visit the city of Marrakech before your departure

What's included

  • 4 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers or drop-off
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • BMW bike rental for the three riding days including insurance
  • Full gear (on request)
  • Information pack and souvenir
  • Multilingual BMW Motorrad certified guide on motorbike
  • Photos of the trip
  • Road tolls where applicable
  • Support vehicle for assistance and to transport your luggage (from 5 riders)

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Marrakesh Menara Airport (RAK). Transfer from and to the airport is included. Wheels of Morocco will pick you up from the airport.

Airport: Menara Airport Airport transfer included: Menara Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 30% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
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Pricing information

Please be advised that if you are a single rider and wish to stay in a private room, the single supplement is 160 EUR. The cost for pillion is 899 EUR.

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