M’goun Hiking Morocco: M’goun Morocco Trekking – hiking and climbing M’goun
Period : April to end of October
Time : 8 days (Europe – Europe) with 5/6 wolking days
A hike that allowing to discover the central high atlas with M’Goun Ascent, the second highst summit in Morocco and the discovery of the Ait Bougmez valley ( happy valley). This the program that we offer for a week of trekking in Morocco. We begin our trek to Ait Bougmez then to ascent Mgoun (4071m) and the encounter with the nomadic families in the high plateaus of the m’goun region
The Highlights : for M’goun Hiking Morocco
- The ascension of the M’Goun; the roof of the central high atlas
- The high-altitude landscapes of the High Atlas
- Meeting the inhabitants of the “happy valley” of Aït Bougmez
- The legendary Berber hospitality.
DAY 01: Marrakech – the Bouguemez valley – night at a local’s
Early morning transfer to Azilal, where we’ll have lunch before continuing to the Col of Tizi N’oughbar and arriving to the happy valley of Ait Bougmez. We’ll get to Agouti, the first village in the happy valley and then continue to the village of Timite. We’ll take our time discovering the village and as well as the daily life of the Berbers. Duration: 5h30 of road. Accommodation: Night at a local’s.
DAY 02: Timite (1750m) – The valley of Arous – Ikkis N’Arous (2300).
We’ll head to the village of Tamalout and Idoukalen, at the foot of cooperative storage of Sidi chita. We’ll pass by the fields, taking time to observe the daily work of the Berber villagers, before ascending the small valley of Arous to the sheepfolds of IKKIS n’Arous. Duration: 5 hours walk. Altitude difference: 500m ascent, Bivouac: Night in tents.
DAY 03: Ikkis N’Arous 2250m -Tarkedit 3400m -Tarkedit 2900m.
We’ll head back to the Col of Tarkedit at 3400m altitude, making a few stops on our way, to contemplate the magical view on the Mgoun mountain and its summit of 4068m. We’ll descent to the plateau of Tarkedit, frequently visited by the Nomads. Duration: 5H30 walk. Altitude difference: 1050m ascent and 500m descent. Bivouac: Night in tents.
DAY 04: Tarkadit – Ascent of the M’Goun 4071m-Oulilimt springs 2600 m
A long 8 hours walk, we’ll go back to the ridge, where a panoramic view awaits us up until ascending the M’goun, known as the roof of the central high atlas, where the view is also astonishing all over the M’Goun Massif and its distant valleys (valley of Drâa and Dadès …), then we’ll descend a long path, lined with beautiful landscapes, to get to the camp. Duration: 8H30, Altitude difference: 1170m ascent and 1470m negative, Bivouac: Night in tents
DAY 05: Oulilimt springs 2600m – Ait Imi 2905 m – Bougumez -Timite.
We’ll get to meet nomads with their herds, before climbing to the col of Ait Imi (2905 m), another breathtaking panoramic view can be seen from the col on all the surrounding mountains and back view of the Mgoun. The descent would be to the Ait Imi spring, where we’ll have our lunch in the shade. After that, we’ll cross village of Ait Imi before arriving at the village of Timite. Night at a local’s. Hot shower in the evening. Barbecue in the evening for a group of ten people. Duration: 6H walk. Altitude difference: 650m ascent and 1000m descent. Accommodation: Night at a local’s.
DAY 6: Transfer from the happy valley of Ait Bougmez-Azilal – Marrakech
Transfer by taxi or mini bus to Marrakech.
The Price :
Number of people
Price : / person in euros
|2 people :||450 € / person|
|3 people :||410 € / person|
|4 people and more :||370 € / person|
DOES NOT INCLUDE: :
|– Road Transfers from / to Marrakesh
– 01 Accommodation in a berber villages (Gites)
– Tents and mattresses during the trek
– All food during the trek
– Mules to carry the baggage and food
– Qualified Mountain Guide
|– Hotel and meals in Marrakesh
– Drinks and personal expanses