Explore Marrakech hidden gems before heading to the foothills of the Atlas Mountains. Discover a private 16th century Koranic school, sleep in a luxury desert bivouac and meet with the inhabitants of a remote berber mountain village.
AVAILABLE ALL YEAR ROUND, SPRING & FALL RECOMMENDED - EASY FOR ALL AGES
Also available by Jeeps.
The medieval city of Marrakech, although famous for its architecture and secret gardens, is also nestled in one of the most diverse regions in Morocco. Stunning vistas in the High Atlas mountain, arid desert landscapes with hidden oases, all peppered with hidden natural gems and ancient berber culture.
Take the time to discover this mythical region in depth with all-inclusive overnight expeditions.
Our expeditions are also available as self-drive, for experienced motorcyclists who wish to ride the sidecars themselves. A half day of training will be provided to learn the particularities of riding with a sidecar.
Your insider meets you at your hotel to welcome you and introduce the itinerary and details of the trip.
If you arrive in the morning, he can help you make a plan for what to do with your first day.
If you picked the self drive option: The training will done in the afternoon.
If you arrive in the afternoon, you can enjoy the Medina and try some restaurants we selected for you.
If you picked the self-drive option: The training will be done the morning of the expedition.
ACCOMMODATION & MEALS AT YOUR OWN EXPENSE
A list of recommended hotels or riads as well as restaurants is available upon request.
Set off from your hotel to get a first intro of Marrakech and its history by sidecar. Then head west to a close-by holy town where a local lunch will be served in a 16th century kasbah, built by the descendants of the saint that founded the town. We then ride out on dirt roads into the vast lunar landscapes of the Agafay stone desert, discover its ruins, traditional berber villages and gorgeous oases.
In this arid desert, a charming quaint glamping site overlooking the Atlas mountains welcomes you for the night. With its very pure and natural design, this desert camp interlocks seamlessly with the grandiose landscape.
Queen size bed or twin bed. Private bathroom. Local breakfast. No A/C. An alternative with a swimming pool will be suggested if your expedition is during the hot months.
Early start for a day of adventure in the crisp air of the high Atlas mountains. Visit a weekly souk in a nearby town, a true epicenter of social life, then ride up scenic mountain roads to an isolated Berber village at 1800m altitude.
Enjoy a local lunch prepared by the chief of village's wife then explore by foot to learn about mountain life, traditional architecture and agricultural practices. Possibility of climbing up to see some ancestral rock paintings for those who like to hike. In the afternoon we wind our way back down the mountains through stunning stone villages before reaching Marrakech around 6pm.
NB: This itinerary is subject to change due to passengers' requests, holidays or weather conditions.
Your ride is tailor-made, off the beaten path and designed according to your level of knowledge of the area and your centers of interests, respectful of the local culture and all inclusive to offer you a memorable experience. Day rides or Custom rides are also available in China and in Morocco.
CONTACT US: If you are trying to book a last minute ride within 48 hours or if you have any questions and just prefer talking to a human being we understand - you can email us at the Contact us link or you can call us at +212 (0)6 69 69 93 74. We try to get back to everyone within 24 hours.
You can take part in our expeditions as a passenger or a driver.
If you are not a motorcyclist, let your insider take care of the driving. We can take up to two passengers per sidecar.
If you wish to ride the sidecar yourself, you will need a valid motorcycle licence issued in a country recognised by the kingdom of Morocco. There will be a mandatory half day training session in the marrakech palmgrove, even for experienced motorcyclists, to make sure you have the skills necessary to take part in the trip. Sidecar have have specific riding characteristics that need to be mastered before heading out on the open road.
Once the training completed, your insider will accompany you for the trip on the separate support vehicle.
FOR LEGAL AND SAFETY REASONS, YOU ARE NOT ALLOWED TO DRIVE OUR SIDECAR WITHOUT A PROPER TRAINING AND A VALID MOTORCYCLE LICENCE.
We can take two small cabin size luggage in the trunk of the sidecar. Soft luggage is essential so it can be packed inside. If the luggage does not fit in the lockable trunk, we can strap it to the rack, but this means we will have to carry it with us when stopping.
This rides starts and ends at your hotel in downtown Marrakech.
We offer expeditions in different languages. When you send us your booking form you can ask for an insider who speaks a language other than English.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Our rides are all inclusive.
• Housing for 2 persons in a luxury tent (Queen size bed or twin bed) • All meals & non-alcoholic beverages during the expedition • An insured sidecar motorbike with fuel, highway & parking fees • All sightseeing fees • Personal Insider (your multilingual host & driver) • Waterproof gear • Helmets
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
• All third party activities • Any insurance for all third party activities • Any domestic & international flights • Any room upgrades • Any housing in Marrakech • Any baggage, accident or cancellation insurance • Any personal medical and evacuation insurance • Any purchases of a personal nature.
French champagne, instant camera renting or smartphone camera accessories... we do offer a wide array of options to make your ride truly confortable and memorable. Discover them during your booking process.
In case of no-show or if you cancel within a week before your ride you will be responsible for the total amount of your ride.
HELP & QUESTIONS
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