A perfect mix of desert and mountains! We will have the privilege to admire the gorges of the Dades, the Jbel Saghro, the Tafilalet, ergs of Chebbi and Chegaga and the desert stretches of the Moroccan Sahara. Not to mention beautiful mountain trails in the High Atlas and mid-mountain in the Anti-Atlas. And we will have the privilege of sleeping in bivouac at the foot of the Chegaga dunes.
Duration: 9 days tour / 7 nights full board + 1 night B&B / 7 ridig days
Departure / arrival from MARRAKESH
Distance: Around 1800 km (65% off-road). Approximately 8-9 hours riding of motorcycle / day
Accommodation: Quality hotel and guest houses ***
Rental Motorcycle: You have the possibility to rent a motorcycle on the spot or to come to Marrakesh by your own means.
Experience level: Mainly easy going trails with some shorts technicals rides and some sand passages.
Periods: March, April and November
DAY 1. Arrival in Marrakesh
Transfer from Marrakesh airport to our hotel. Briefing before dinner. Dinner and overnight at the hotel with swimming pool.
DAY 2. Marrakesh – Boumalne du Dadés (300 km) The great crossing of the High Atlas, discovery of alpine landscapes and green valleys by forgotten tracks. Picnic in the mountains. We will finish crossing the High Atlas by a small road and pass at 2300 m. Then descent to more arid landscapes with superb views and more rolling tracks to Boumalne du Dadés. Dinner and overnight in a hotel in the Gordges du Dadés.
DAY 3. Boumalne du Dadés - Merzouga (310 km) Direction Jbel Saghro for a crossing by the mountains of Bou Gafer, its rocky tracks and its unusual landscapes. Restaurant lunch at Alnif. We will then engage in the desert plains of Jbel Ougnat, rolling tracks and some sections silted. We will join Merzouga and the Erg Chebbi dunes at the end of the day. Hotel with swimming pool at the foot of the dunes.
DAY 4. Merzouga - Zagora (240 km) Superb desert stage in the Moroccan Sahara that regularly borrowed the Dakar. We will start along the Erg Chebbi to the south end, and then ride on tracks with portions of fesh-fesh to Erg Ouzina. Beautiful little erg that we will run before reaching Ramilia in the middle of the desert where we will have lunch. Piece of bravery then to spend a few kilometers silted then we will ride on very rolling tracks until the end of the stage in Zagora. Hotel with swimming pool for the evening and the night.
DAY 5. Zagora - Chegaga (190 km) This stage will take us to the dunes of Erg Chegaga, the largest in the Moroccan Sahara. Another desert stage with very rolling tracks on the Zagora plateau. Lunch in the Tagounite palmerais before attacking the rocky tracks along the Jbel Bani. We will reach Erg Chegaga by rolling tracks at the end of the afternoon. Exotic Saharawi bivouac planted at the foot of the great dune Chegag for an unforgettable evening. Dinner and overnight at the bivouac..
DAY 6. Chegaga - Foum Zguid (160 km) We will leave the dunes of Chegaga to take the tracks along the Jbel Bani. Rocky at the beginning, then becoming more rolling to the dry lake of Iriki that we can explore off-road. Arrival early afternoon at Foum Zguid where our beautiful hotel with swimming pool will be welcome. Lunch at the hotel and afternoon rest.
DAY 7. Foum Zguid - Taroudannt (260 km) We will leave the Moroccan Sahara to climb the massif of the Anti-Atlas by the sumptuous canyon of Aguinane. We will arrive on the high plateaus of Anti-Atlas culminating at 2000 meters to reach Taliouine where we will have lunch. Very beautiful mountain trails, crossing the isolated villages of the Anti-Atlas will lead us to Taroudannt. Our luxurious hotel with pool will be the ideal stop for a moment of relaxation.
DAY 8. Taroudannt - Marrakech (260 km) Our last step to complete this wonderful journey, we will leave Taroudannt by beautiful tracks between the argan trees, then pass a pass to 1700 m by a small road and a beautiful track along the river will welcome us for a picnic. After a stretch of road, we will close this day by crossing the desert plateau of Guemassa by the track. Arrive at our hotel in Marrakech for a free evening in the red city.
DAY 9. Return Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Marrakech airport / return flight
+The guide (who is the organizer)
+9 days of tour according to program
+7 nights full-board + 1 night B&B in double or triple room
+The support vehicle carrying your luggage
+Mineral water during refueling at the assistance vehicle
+Group transfers from/to Marakesh airport
-The fuel of the motorcycle
-Personal expenses and tips
-All that is not mentioned in the heading "Our service includes"
CLASSICO MOROCCO (March 18 - 25, 2017)
A real human adventure, emotions, surpassing oneself, mutual help, lasting friendships, an extraordinary organizer who shares his passion as a person, the CLASSICO MOROCCO will remain one of the strongest moments of my life. See you all the team for the next raid.
Yann THEBAULT (BMW 1200GS)
The Classico Marocco is the spirit of the gathering of a small group of traileux from Europe who quickly become a bunch of friends. It is an authentic individual and collective human adventure put into action by William. It is finally tracs in breathtaking landscapes of beauty and diversity to discover an authentic Morocco and unknown guides. Thank you to our Spiritual Leader, Organizational Guide and Materials. Master of magisterial traces far from everything and improbable repairs. See you...
Stéphane PAUL (TRIUMPH 1200 Tiger)