Endu'Rock the Casbah... ride the best singletracks in Morocco.
Endu'Rock the Casbah is our perfect enduro MTB trip in Morocco to enjoy the best trails of western High-Atlas mountains and share unforgottable moments with berebers in authentic villages in remote valleys during this 8 days MTB trip.
Day 1 - Amizmiz area
As soon as you arrived at Marrakech airport, Exoride's team will welcome you to take care of you and all your luggage. Before weyou start our maroccan adventure with us, we will go in our technical local in Marrakech to build the bikes and let bike cases and unnecessary things. After that, we will leave civilization behind us with a first internal transfer in direction of High-Atlas mountains to reach the first step of Endu'Rock the Casbah trip, a remote guesthouse at 2'000 meters high. You will immediatly understand what adventure and stunning scenery means in this place of Morocco.
Depending arrival time, we can have a first ride as warm up, and use the first 1'000 meters of vertical drop of this singletrack for a last bike check and discovering your new playground before a delicious tajine and traditional mint tea.
Day 2 - Amizmiz area
After a traditional copious and powerful breakfast, we will start this morning with a first 17km long trail, mixing flowy and pedaling section and more technical section all along a remote valley and its dry river bed, that will keep us down on a fun singletrack that will let you train your noseturns and lines. We will enjoy a dinner in front of the lake, before a new shuttle with the car
After one hour transfer, we gain some altitude again to discover our second trail, starting with a natural pumptrack first section with plenty freeride lines option to try to overtake your friend and be the first to ride the fast following line part in a nice odorous pine forest. This awesome downhill finish down the valley where we find our drivers. We live Amizmiz area for a one hour and half transfer by car. The road offer stunning view of High-Atlas mountains, and at this time you will be probably already won by Morocco.
1 hour 40 transfer by car to Ouirgane area. Dinner and night in a familial guesthouse.
Jour 3 - Ouirgane area
You will never forget this riding day for sure. After a first transfer by car using an awesome gravel road going all along a huge and wild valley aand trough remote villages full of life, we will start at 2'000 meters high point to ride a first flowy trail where you will probably experience some drift on this dry and fun terrain, before continuing a more technical section down a typical village. After having lunch in traditional family, we will use mules to help us carrying our bikes to the next pass. During the two hours hicking you will enjoy the scenery and be surprise by efficiency of those mules, asking yourself why you never buyed one for your home spot. After leaving the mules, we will ride an awesome freeride dusty slope where you will let your tires streaks.
To finish this day, we will use a latest eight kilometers down trail absolutly awesome. Pumping section and turns with a maximum speed... to join by bike our host village to benefit hammam, a huge couscous and a quiet night, dreaming about all these unforgottable moments.
Day 4 - Asni area
We will ride two different trails for this journey in Asni area. The first one will immediatly wake up your mind with a first rocky section, that totally contrast with the sooooo smooth following section
After a traditional lunch in a local restaurant, we start again by a short car transfer to discover our last trail of the day mixing up and down section on a red soil, before riding down Ourika valley on a last flowy section on schiste.
1 hour transfer by car, diner and night in gite.
Jour 5 - Oukaimden area
Oukaimden ski resort is our start point for our two upcoming days. After few minutes enjoing first choice point of view on Toubkal summit and stunning mountains around, we start by bike to join a first singleatrack where you will need all your attention as the first hundreds meters are technical and a little exposed. After this focused time, you can let the breaks off to follow a nice trail in a shadowed forest. Then we will take a time to pedal on a pleasant singletrack that will let you admire the highest snowy summits of Atlas mountains. As soon as all of us totally filled our memory stick with this stunning landscape, we will finished the last 10 kilometers awesome singletracks through cereal field.
We will have the opportunity to visit a argan oil factory to buy some natural product to take care of our body emptied from its energy by such awesome ride.
Dinner and night in Oukaimden..
Day 6 - Oukaimden / Ourika area
We start again from Oukaimden ski resort to ride a new option full of flow mix of terrain. This complete ride will let you train all aspect of riding with some opportunities to benefit your skills to train your style on all of those natural bumps. We will stop in a remote village to be hosted in a typical bereber family and discovering their simple lifestyle. We will continue with some amazing singletracks during afternoon with a short but intense uphill section of 15 minutes that will give us opportunity to get more riding time, until the cars down the valley.
1 hour transfer by car, dinner and night in ***hotel, wifi and external swimmingpool.
Day 7 - Aït Ourir area / Marrakech
One hour and half transfer from Aït Ourir to drive through remote and colorful valley, to ride a new area starting with different option that let everyone using his creativity using all natural jumps and turns in this stunning place, before a short pedaling section to take time for some "Salam Aleykum" to the friendly people in the villages we go through. You will experience a latest exclusive section on a beautiful red edge with a perfect slope.
After having lunch on a terrasse with 360 degrees view on what we discovered during this trip, we will drive back to Marrakech during afternoon to pack the bikes and slowy take time to come back to reality, living your latest moments of adventure in souk of Marrakech and its snake charmers.
Night in a riad close to center Marrakech and Medina. Wifi available.
Day 8 - Marrakech
It's time to say good bye and time to reajust the real life. Of course, before you leave, we take care of you and we drive you to Marrakech airport to let you take your flight back to your home spot, the head full of souvenirs and stories about your moroccan adventure.
Upcoming public departure
- Internal transfers including from/to Marrakech airport
- 4x4, gasoil and professionnal drivers
- 2 expert guides
- Mech support
- All accomodation in guesthouse, hotel and riad
- Breakfast, lunches and dinners
- Mineral water
- Fruits and cereal biscuits
- Technical tip-off
- Video & photos
What's not included
- Airfare and flight charges
- Airport taxes
- Personal medical and travel insurance
- Optional tipping for the staff
- Personal drinks, snacks and alcohol
- Last dinner in Marrakech
- You want to stay before or after your Endu'Rock the Casbah trip? We help you for booking and informations. Please contact us.
- Want to share your moroccan experience with non-practicing family or friends? We offer manage parallel program during journey.
- You don't have the right bicycle for this trip or don't want to travel with yours? We have recent mountainbike in excellent working order for rental.