6-day Djebel Siroua trek

djebel siroua trek

Djebel Siroua Trek: Do you know you can experience the joy of beholding the high Atlas and Anti-Atlas Mountain Ranges when you join the Djebel Siroua Trek?
Siroua is an area of the extinct volcano and is surrounded by Berber villages. The Siroua is a high and vast volcanic outcrop made up of ridges and residues of black lava. The region’s snowfall creates ghostly apparitions. With its highest point at 3305m, Djebel Siroua is a world of its own and is a splendid sight for hiking due to its fantastic landscape which has a deserted world of stones and rocks on one side and deeply carved valleys on the other.

Duration: 9 days

Period: October to November and March to June

Trek Grade: Easy to Medium

Maximum Elevation: 3305m

Accommodation: Guesthouse or Camping

Trek Highlights

– It’s a perfect trek for Spring and Fall

– Djebel Siroua ascent of 3305m

– Nights in a traditional Berber house

– An opportunity to see the remains of a volcanic eruption

Itinerary of Djebel Siroua Trek

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at either Marrakech or Ouarzazate.

Day 2: Marrakech through Tichka Pass 2200m to Tamllakout

We leave Marrakech early and drive towards the Tichka pass in the High Atlas. We’ll have lunch in Aguim and on the road to Taznagt then to Anzel. Overnight at Tammllakout where we’ll meet team of muleteers. 6 hours drive.

Day 3: Tamllakout to Ait Tigga

After breakfast, we’ll leave Tamllakout and walk down a plateau which boasts of an enthralling view of the mountains. Lunch will be eaten on this plateau which is very close to Tizouad village. We then continue our walk till we arrive at our camp near Ait Tigga village. Overnight in tents and the trek will take an average of 6 hours.

Day 4: Ait Ighemour to Azib Mgist

In the morning after breakfast, we’ll begin our journey to the village of Ait Ighemour. We will have lunch in the pasture then climb a pass a short way to arrive at the seasonal shepherd’s home in Mgist. Overnight in tents. 5 hours walk.

Day 5: Azib Mgist through Siroua summit 3305m to Azib Iriri

From Azib Mgist, we’ll begin the trek to Azib Iriri. We climb to the Siroua summit which offers amazing views of the Atlas Mountains and the Anti-Atlas. This is where we’ll also have our lunch. We then descend to the pasture Iriri where we will spend the night in the camp. 7 hours trek.

Day 6: Azib Iriri to Takshost

This journey begins after breakfast. The trek will take us to Takshost village. We’ll spend the night in a Berber guest house or camp. It is a 5 hour trek.

Day 7: Takshost to Tamllakout

After breakfast, we’ll continue to Tamazirt village. We will have lunch near the river amidst almond, walnut and eucalyptus trees. we then continue to Tamllakout where we will stay the last night of our trek in the Berber gite. It is a seven hour trek.

Day 8: Tamllakout through Tadart to Marrakech

After breakfast in the Berber Gite, we’ll begin the long journey back to Marrakech. 6-hour drive.

Day 9: Departure

Breakfast then departure.

Price:

Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 420 € 380 € 330 €

Price Details:

Price includes the following Price excludes the following
– English speaking guide
– Transfers from and to your hotel
– Accommodation for trekking duration
– Mules for luggage carrying during trek
– Kitchen equipment
– All meals during your trek
– Ticket flight
– Travel insurance
– Accommodation and meals in Marrakech
– Drinks
– Entrance fees
– Traditional tips

Essential Materials Needed For the Trek

– Big bag for clothing

– Backpack for each daily supplies

– Good walking shoes and socks fit for rugged terrain

– 3-4 season sleeping bag

– Warm and light clothes

– Lightweight waterproof over-trousers/ rain-pants

– Personal First Aid Kit

– Sunglasses

– Suncream

– Head torch

– Camera

– Hat

– Toilet tissues

– Water bottle or camel back

– Water purifier

 Additional Details

– This trek is available and can be arranged for groups of all sizes.

– Further discounts are available for group sizes over 8 people.

– You can pay in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.

Djebel Siroua trek: Trekking in the Anti-Atlas mountains including the Ascent of Mount Siroua.