cycle to the Sahara
25/03/2017 - Morocco - Multi-Day
Day 1 - Fly London to Marrakech--Explore Souks and Bazaars of Old City. Prepare bikes.
Day 2 - Drive to Zerktan at the start of the Tizi N Titchka Pass, Cycle the Pass and then onto the movie town of Ouarzazate. Ride Distance Approx 80 miles, approx 1000 metres climbing to the top of the Tizi N Tichka pass from Zertan.
Day 3 - Bike to Boulmane des Dades--entrance to the spectacular Dades Gorge.Ride Distance Approx 85 miles
Day 4 - Explore Dades Gorge, then continue bike ride to Tinerhir and up to Todra Gorge.Ride Distance Approx 70 miles
Day 5 - Long days cycle from Todra Gorge to Erfoud. Ride Distance 80 - 100 miles - option to use support vehicle if required.
Day 6 - Cycle to Sahara--Merzouga and into Dunes at the edge of the Sahara desert--and the fantastic Erg Chebbi Dune System. Optional Camel Trek into the desert and stay overnight in Bedouin Hotel on edge of desert sand dunes. Today's distance approx 40 miles.
Day 7 - Return Journey to Marrakech--across the wild and barren anti-Atlas--and then up and over the high mountain pass--the Tizi N Titchka
Evening meal in one of Marrakech's old quarter good restaurants--and possibly time for a glass of wine or two.
Day 8 - Morning Chill Out--then return flight to UK.