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DROP BARS • MOROCCO 68 MARRAKECH 8 days inc. flights from £1149 The Anti Atlas Mountains Morocco 0845 863 9626 or visit www.exodus.co.uk and enter the three letter trip code NEW 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Activity Level CHALLENGING/TOUGH Trip Code MMD At a Glance Itinerary - Day by Day 1 Fly to Marrakech; transfer to hotel. 2 Transfer to Taroudant; cycle a long switchback climb before descending to Ijoukak. 3 Ride from the hotel over the fantastic Tizi n Test climb (2092m); long descent through the Souss Valley to Oulad Berhil. 4 Short transfer to Irherm; undulating days ride before a long climb and 20km descent into Tafroute. 5 Ride from the hotel; 20km climb over Tizi n Mill before an undulating ride to Ait Baha; transfer to Agadir. 6 A hilly day; ride out of Agadir and through the Paradise Valley before the final climb up to Imouzzer at 1000m. 7 Ride from the hotel towards the coastal town of Essaouira; lots of ups and downs with spectacular views of the ocean. 8 Transfer to Marrakech; fly to London. Call Cycling the Cols of Morocco Climb remote mountain passes l Explore Marrakech l Perfect off season cycling destination • 6 days cycling with 100% vehicle support • 100% tarmac roads • Group normally 4 to 15 plus leader and drivers Min age 16 yrs • 5 nights hotels, 2 nights traditional Moroccan riads • All breakfast, 6 lunches and 5 dinners included Morocco's Atlas Mountains are an undiscovered labyrinth of picturesque switchback roads. Using our knowledge of this magical country we have crafted the perfect drop bar cycling trip which winds its way from the bustle of Marrakech, through lush green valleys, over isolated high mountain passes and down long flowing descents all the way to the ocean. If you are after an alternative cycling challenge, then forget about the Alps or Pyrenees - join us in the Atlas Mountains! Dates & Price Guide START END FLIGHT INC LAND ONLY Dates and prices correct at time of publication (see page 13). Prices are £ Sterling per person. • Optional single supplement £100 • Land only start Marrakech day 1, end Marrakech day 8 • #Marrakech Atlas Etape Extension £185 • Insurance: please see page 106 Bike details: • Giant Defy 1 aluminium road bike with triple chainset £120 (or £160 if taking part in the Atlas Etape), paid on booking Ijoukak cycle transfer Tafraoute Oulad Berhil Irherm Imouzzer Agadir Tizi n’Test North Atlantic Ocean ANTI ATLAS 2016 16 Apr# 23 Apr 1149 949 03 Sep 10 Sep 1149 949 29 Oct 05 Nov 1149 949 2017 18 Feb 25 Feb 1179 979 22 Apr# 29 Apr 1179 979 02 Sep 09 Sep 1179 979 14 Oct 21 Oct 1179 979 ATLAS ETAPE If you are joining us on the 16th April departure you can extend your trip and take part in the annual Marrakech Atlas Etape on Sunday 24th April 2016. This fantastic cyclosportive event starts in Marrakech and climbs 2129m in one ascent up the ‘Ouka Monster’! This long climb is followed by a spectacular 70km descent back to Marrakech to collect your medal and a well earned meal. For more information please visit: www.marrakech-atlas-etape.com 2 84 3 86 4 98 5 90 6 61 7 70 Daily Distance (km)


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