CYCLING 2016-17 p036-037

exodus Cycling2016

ROAD • MOROCCO 36 ACCOMMODATION 9 days inc. flights from £1159 Cycling towards Tafraoute Morocco 1 2 3 4 5 Activity Level MODERATE/CHALLENGING Trip Code MMI At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to Marrakech. 2 Transfer to Tadmamt; cycle in the foothills of Mt Toubkal to Dar Elmouahidines. 3 Challenging climb followed by exhilarating descent from Tizi n'Test Pass (2100m) to Oulad Berhil; overnight in traditional riad. 4 Cycle towards Tafraoute in the Anti Atlas Mountains; optional transfer/ride to see the famous Blue Rocks. 5 Pass pink houses and kasbahs en route to Ait Baha Lake; transfer to Agadir. 6 Spectacular ride through the Paradise Valley; climb to Imouzzer. 7 Ride from Imouzzer towards Essaouira where we stay in a traditional riad. 8 Free morning in Essaouira; transfer to Marrakech; free time. 9 Explore Marrakech; evening fly to London. Call Cycle Morocco's Great South Atlas Mountains to the coast l Marrakech and Essaouira I Challenging climbs and exciting descents • 6 days cycling with 100% vehicle support • 90% tarmac, 10% unsurfaced roads • Group normally 4 to 16, plus leader and drivers Min age 16 yrs • 6 nights hotels, 2 nights in traditional Moroccan riads • All breakfast, 6 lunches and 8 dinners included Encompassing the best of Morocco, this trip will take us past the foothills of Mt Toubkal, golden kasbahs, impressive gorges and the long sandy beach of Essaouira. The spectacular route follows smooth tarmac roads and climbs over high mountain passes that reward you with spectacular views of the High Atlas Mountains. A real highlight is riding through Paradise Valley, close to Imouzzer, where a palm-filled valley leads to a high pass with views down to the ocean below. After each day's riding we will receive a warm welcome from a range of great hotels and traditional riads. Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT LAND START END FLIGHT LAND INC ONLY INC ONLY Tizi n’Test Oulad Berhil Irherm Imouzzer Agadir Tafraoute cycle/drive North Atlantic Ocean ANTI ATLAS 2016 06 Feb 14 Feb 1159 979 05 Mar 13 Mar 1159 979 19 Mar 27 Mar 1249 999 07 May 15 May 1179 999 10 Sep 18 Sep 1179 999 01 Oct 09 Oct 1179 999 05 Nov 13 Nov 1179 999 19 Nov 27 Nov 1179 999 2017 11 Feb 19 Feb 1249 1049 04 Mar 12 Mar 1249 1049 25 Mar 02 Apr 1249 1049 13 May 21 May 1249 1049 02 Sep 10 Sep 1249 1049 07 Oct 15 Oct 1249 1049 04 Nov 12 Nov 1249 1049 18 Nov 26 Nov 1249 1049 Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Single supplement £100 • Land only start Marrakech day 1, end Marrakech day 9 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • Ridgeback Element hybrid bike, included in the trip price • Discount for bringing your own bike £90 We stay in a mixture of hotels and small privately owned riads throughout the trip. A riad is a large Moroccan house or palace with an interior courtyard or garden normally containing a swimming pool, they are usually very well decorated in a traditional Moroccan style. One of the riads has a fantastic fruit garden surrounding the property; we can pick our own fruit directly from the trees and enjoy a swim in the pool. 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code 2 63 3 73 4 60 5 70 6 45 7 60 Daily Distance (km) BIKE HIRE NOW INCLUDED SEE PAGE 10


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