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Tour code:Tr2.4.MaNo
Departure:Spain

Morocco Motorcycle Tour
The Gateway to Africa


 

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Highlights
High Atlas
and Middle Atlas Mountain
motorcyclerides
Tizi-n Tichka Pass
2,260 metres above the sea level
Dades Gorges – ride the famous hair pins curves of Morocco
Chefchouen – the Blue Pearl of Morrocco
TodraGorge – one of the most spectacular canions in the World
City of Fez
– also known as the Athens of Africa
Camel Ride at Sand Dunes ofErg Chebbi
Volubilis – best preserved roman ruins in Morocco
Crossing the Strait of Gibraltar


Day by day itinerary:

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Day 1
, Malaga, ESP (Europe)
Welcome to Costa del Sol, the city of Malaga, beautiful Spain. A walk in the city centre reveals monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabic and Christian eras making it an open air museum. Try the traditional spanish cuisine and prepare for the 2 wheel adventure. 

 




Day 2
, Malaga - Ronda - Algeciras
213 km –  about 4hrs2min riding
Used as a fortified post by the romans, the village of Ronda is known for its 18 century Puente Nuevo over El Tajo Gorge. Continue your journey to the Bay of Gibraltar. Evening in Algeciras, Spain.




Day 3, Day 3, Algeciras, ESP (Europe) – Ceuta,gibraltar-mic
ESP (Africa)  – Tetuan – Chefchaouen (MA, Africa)
146 km – about 4hrs51min riding
Cross he Strait of Gibraltar today. Connecting the Atlantic Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea the straight separates Gibraltar and Peninsular Spain in Europe from Morocco in Africa. Ride to Tetuan in the Martil Valley where you can try your first wisky berbere - a mint teamade with Gunpowder Pearl green tea. Continue your adventure riding Riff Mountains to Chefchouen, known as the Blue Pearl of Morocco.

 

 

Day 4 , Chefchaouen – Volubilis – Fez
250 km – about 4hrs20min riding
Morning ride to Volubilis - the ancient capital of the kingdom of Mauretania, one of Morrocco’s best preserved Roman Ruins. Continue your journey with the city of Fez also known as the Mecca of the West. Spend the night in a traditional Riad and enjoy a walk in the Medina Fes el Bali, a UNESCO World Heritage site believed to be one of the world's largest urban pedestrian areas.

 

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Day 5
, Fez
Enjoy a rest day in Fez. Known as Athens of Africa, Fez will offer you the opportunity to tour the local souk, visit the oldest tannery in Africa, meet the local artisans and try the delicios street food. How does camel meat sound?

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Day 6, Fez – Er Rachidia
336 km – about 5hrs15min riding
Tizi N Tlghoumte Pass crossing the Atlas Mountains is next on our adventure. The sinuous road takes us to the famous Tunnel Zabal also known as the Tunnel of the Legionares. The 50 m long the tunnel was built by the french foreign legion in 1930 and the Valley of the Ziz River. Evening in Er Rachidia.

 



maroc-7-micDay 7, Er Rachidia - Merzouga
120 km – 2hrs riding
The scenery changes as we ride in the Merzouga Desert to the Sand Dunes of Erg Chebbi.  Enjoy the view of the large seas of dunes formed by wind-blown sand and mount on your camel and ride to the sunset in the desert. Accommodation in tents in a desert camp with traditional moroccan dinner will be an authentic experience.



Day 8, Merzouga – Tinghir
304 km – about 5hrs30min
Close to Tinghir you will find one of the most spectacular canions in the World. When the high rocks close in around the road you are riding on, you know you arrived in Todra Gorge. Evening in Tinghir.

 



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Day 9, Tinghir - Boulmane Dades – Ouarzazate
212 km – about 4hrs10min riding
Orchards of fig, almonds and olives sit at the foot of the mighty Atlas Mountain. Offering a dramatic landscape each turn offers a new view of the valley. Continute the journey to Oarzazate, a caramel coloured oasis.  A noted film-making location, Oarzazate is the place where Lawrance of Arabia, The mummie or the Gladiator movies were filmed.

 

 

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Day 10, Oarzazate – Tizi-n Tichka Pass –  Marrakech
197 km – about 3hrs50min riding
Continue on the Route of 1000 Kasbahs and cross High Atlas Mountains. Stop at Ait Benhadou Kasbah, a fortified village along the former caravan route between Sahara Desert and Marakesh - UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Cross Tizi-n Tichka Pass on your way to Marakesh. The pass reaches 2,260 metres above the sea level and is the highest major mountain pass in North Africa. Evening in Marakesh.

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Day 11, Marrakech

free day
You can choose to explore the red city of Marrakesh with its Majorelle Garden, Jamal Efna City Square and Koutoubia Mosque. If you choose to ride we recommend an adventure motorbike ride crossing the Difficult Tiz-n-Test Pass, 2100m in altitude. Evening in Marrakech.

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Day 12
, Marrakech - Rabat
about 2hrs riding
Ride north of Morocco along the Atlantic Ocean Coastline to its capital city – Rabat. Whitewashed houses, narrow streets and Rabat Medina make it a great place to wonder. Evening in Rabat.

 

 

Day 13, Rabat – Assilah – Tangier
Ride to Assilah, a fortified town and the best beach on the NW Coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Continue your journey to Tangier. The city has been described as exotic mystery, interesting history, beautiful vistas, unspoiled beaches. Evening in Tangier.

 

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Day 14
, Tangier, MA (Africa) – Tarifa, ESP (Europe) – Malaga
201 km – about 4hrs10min riding
Today we leave Africa behind. Catch the morning ferry to Tarifa (Spain) put the wheels of your motorbike on Europe Land and ride on the Mediterranean Coast to Malaga.  Evening in Malaga.

 

Day 15, Malaga
Catch your flight back home or expand your vacation. Spain has many treasures to waiting to be discovered.

 

Departure Date:

October 17 2018 - guaranteed to depart

Prices
!!!Book Now and get advantage of our Early Booking Offer

Motorcycle

Price**/1 rider*

Price**/1 co-rider*

Single supplement (private room)

BMW G650 GS
€4469
4029
€2969
2869
€649
€599
BMW F800 GS
€4709
4329
€2969
2869
€649
€599
BMW R1200 GS
€4889
4399
€2969
€2869
€649
€599
BMW R1200 GS LC
€5259
4739
€2969
€2869
€649
€599

*Price is based on two people sharing a double room.
** All payments will be taken in €.
The price is based on 8 riders traveling together. Should the number of riders change, price may alter.

Special offer for Early Booking available for bookings made until January 31 - 2018!

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Price includes:
Services of a ride leader
Services of a mechanic
Services of a support vehicle to carry luggage, spares, etc.
Mechanical spares, servicing and repairs
First aid kit
Daily briefing and map package

Accommodation: 
13 nights accommodation in very good 3* and 4* hotels and 1 authentic night in desert camp (tents)

Meals:
14 breakfasts, 3 dinners (1 of them in the desert)

Transportation: 
Motorcycle hire
Top box for daily personal use
Motorcycle third party liability insurance
Return airport transfers
Camel ride in Erg Chebbi Sand Dunes
Crossing the Gibraltar strait by ferry (both ways)

OPTIONAL: 
Additional insurance coverage available on request at an extra cost.

Not included:
Most of the meals
Beverages
road taxes and tolls
parking fees
Visa’s
Traffic fines
Repair and/or recovery costs to the motorcycle for loss or damage caused by
negligence or failing to heed ride leaders directive
Medical costs – it is a pre-requisite that all clients have comprehensive medical insurance that covers for riding a motorcycle over 650cc in foreign countries
Activities not mentioned on the itinerary
International flights
Personal spending money 

Special notes and Info:
Duration of the tour: 15 days
Riding days: 12 days
Total distance: Approximately 2670 km/ 2,790 miles
Shortest ride – 2h
Longest ride – 5h30min
Skill level: intermediate (experience in taking hairpin curves is required as well as riding small sections of gravel road)
Lodging type: good quality Hotels (3* and 4*) + 1 night in tents
Rides: on paved roads as well as on small sections of gravel roads


 

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Alin Todea, group leader


A motorcycle lover and a passionate traveler. He will be leading you on some of the best motorbike roads in Greece and introduce you to the local culture, lots of fun, supervising the organization of the motorcycle tours for our guests.

 

Testimonials

We were extremely happy with our recent tour and I do appreciate your effort to cater for the interests of Shirley and me. Let me know when you are embarking on any unusual tours/destinations and I may be able to join you if thatís OK.
Ian & Shirley, Australia

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