6-day Mgoun trek

mgoun trek

Mgoun Trek: If you are looking for another climbing experience, to explore in the Atlas Mountains, then Mgoun trek is a trip to consider. The trail of this trek climbs over Tizi Aghouri to the amazing plateau of Tarkddite. From there climbing Mgoun Summit before trekking down to the valley of Oulilimt. Finally, the path continues from here across Tizi-n-Ait Imi, and descends back to Ait Bougmez valley.

Total Duration: 8 days
Period: April to October
Trek Grade: medium to hard
Max Elevation:  4088 Meters
Accommodation:  Camping, Guesthouse

 Trek Highlights:

 Discover Ait Bougmez, Happy Valley.
–  Meeting with the real nomadic Berbers.
– Climbing Mount Mgoun 4088 meters.

Itinerary of Mgoun trek

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Marrakech.

Day 2: Marrakech – Ait Bougmez – Timit Village (1800m)

After an early breakfast, we set off to the beautiful Ait Bougmez valley, which is a five hours journey. We meet our mule team there and spend the night in local Gite.

Day 3: Timit – Agouti (1800m) – Arous (1900m) –Azib N’Ikkis (2200m)

In the morning, we leave the valley and head to the valley of Arrous. We climb the narrow valley to pass Arrous and head up to the gorges. After lunch, we continue by taking the path to the summer grazing pastures of Imi N’kkis. Overnight here camping in tents. 5 hours trek.

Day 4: Azib NIkkis (2200m) – Tizi-n-Oumskiyd Pass 92900m) – Aghouri Pass (3400m) – Tarkeddite (2900m)

The Mgoun ascent continues, we climb to Tizi-n-Oumskiyd pass then to Aghouri pass. We will enjoy spectacular views of the Mgoun Ridge and the plateau of Tarkeddite. After we descend to the vast plateau, summer pasture of the nomadic Berber people. Overnight in tents.  8 hours trekking.

Day 5:  Tarkeddite  (2900m) –  Mgoun Summit (4088 m) – Oulilimt (2300 m)

This is the day of set aside for climbing up to Jebel Mgoun, which is the only 4000m that lies outside Toubkal Region. We will enjoy the beautiful views of the mountains and panoramic views of the high Atlas Mountains that lies northeast and southeast. After we descend to the Oulilimt valley and spend the night camping in tents. The estimated duration of the trek is 8 hours.

Day 6: Oulilimt (2300m) –  Ait Imi Pass (2900m) – Timit Village(1800m)

Leaving Oulilimt valley to climb Tizi-n-Ait Imi which is 2900m high. We will enjoy good views from all directions at this pass. After we descend back to the valley. Overnight in local Gite in Timit. 6 hours walking.

Day 7:  Timit Village  – Marrakech

We head back to Marrakech early in the morning after breakfast. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 8: Departure

The flight back Home.

Price:

Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 410 € 380 € 330 €

Price Details:

Price includes the following Price excludes the following
– Official Berber 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

 

Materials Needed For Tour

– 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
– Sun-cream
– Head torch
– Camera
– Hat
– Toilet tissues
– Water bottle
– Water purifier

 Additional Details

– The Mgoun 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.

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Mgoun Trek: 6 days trek to Climb Mount Mgoun (4068m), the highest peak in Morocco’s central high Atlas mountains.

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