DAY 0: Arrival in Marbella
DAY 1: Malaga - Tangier - Chefchaouen
DAY 2: Chefchaouen - Fes - Ifrane
DAY 3: Ifrane - Merzouga
DAY 4: Rest in Merzouga
DAY 5: Merzouga - Dades Valley - Ouarzazate
DAY 6: Ouarzazate - Marrakesh
DAY 7: Rest in Marrakesh
DAY 8: Marrakesh - Mohammedia
DAY 9: Mohammedia - Tangier - Malaga
DAY 10: Departure from Marbella
ATLANTIC COAST • MIDDLE AND HIGH ATLAS • BERBER VILLAGES • KASBAHS • MERZOUGA DESERTS AND SAHARA DUNES • IMPERIAL CITIES • VALLEYS • MEDINAS • BAZARS • OASIS AND PALM GROVES.
TOTAL DISTANCE: 2400 km
D0. Marbella: Opening event and briefing of Grand Ride Morocco at the Bluebay Hotel in Marbella.
D1. Marbella - Tangier - Chefchaouen 192 km: Ferry transfer, a short stage on arrival in Morocco to cross the Rif, and reach the magnificent blue and white village of Chefchaouen.
D2. Chefchaouen - Ifrane 289 km: The tour will lead us past the Imperial city Meknes on a picturesque country road to Fés, the cultural capital of Morocco. Fés is famous for its old Medina “Fés-el-Bali” (World Cultural Heritage Site). Our ride continues passing through amazing scenery of the Cedar forest until we reach the beautiful little town Ifrane
D3. Ifrane – Merzouga 403 km: After a spectacular ride over the Atlas Mountains towards Er-Rachidia with various highlights like the” Ziz-gorges”,
turquoise lakes, invigorating oasis’ and ancient Kasbahs we will reach Merzouga with its huge and impressive sand
dune “Erg Chebbi”. Here one can switch the Harley shortly for one of the charming
camels and ride into the endless Sahara.
D4 Merzouga: Rest day / Charity for children
D5. Merzouga - Ouarzazate 390 km: The tour continues West through the endless desert landscape
(only asphalt road) towards the High Atlas, passing the exhilarating countryside with palm trees and rose valleys. Near Tineghir we visit the wild Todra gorge with its awesome overhanging rockface (up to 300m high). We continue our way to Ouarzazate, where the valleys of Dades and Draa meet the Atlas Mountains. We reach the striking Kasbah “Ait Benhaddou” –world famous because of numerous feature
film productions (Lawrence of Arabia, Jesus of Nazareth, Gladiator, Kingdom of Heaven,
D6. Ourzazate - Marrakesh 230 km: On the way to Marrakesh we ride along the Tiz-n-Tichka road
passing the breathtaking landscape of the Atlas Mountains. The Imperial city Marrakesh, also known as „Red City“, impresses with its exotic flair, the biggest souk of the South and the gigantic square in the medina „Djemaa el-Fna“ (World Heritage Site,
UNESCO), one of the biggest spectacles in the world. The atmosphere is filled with countless exotic fragrances, oriental sounds and the voices of merchants and storytellers.
D7. Marrakesh: On our rest day in Marrakesh there will be plenty of time to hang out and relax at the hotel pool, or explore the beautiful city, visit the Medina or sights, whatever the biker’s heart desires.
D8. Marrakesh - Mohammedia 270 km: Our ride continues from Marrakesh through amazing unspoiled scenery with magnificent views until we reach the Atlantic Ocean. Mohammedia city on the west coast of Morocco between Casablanca and Rabat. Boasting one of the best beaches on the Southern coast of Morocco and some of the greenest landscapes.
Mohammedia : The closing night will take place at the Avanti Hotel & Spa with live music, grand belly dance show and tombola with attractive prizes.
D9: Mohammedia - Marbella: 390 km
D10: Return journey
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