6 day Toubkal trek: If you are looking for another climbing experience, to explore in the Atlas Mountains, then climbing Mgoun 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 Bogmez valley.
Total Duration: 8 days
Period: April to October
Trek Grade: medium to hard
Max Elevation: 4088 meters
Accommodation: Camping, Guesthouse
– Discover Ait Bougmez Valley (Happy valley)
– Meeting with the real nomadic Berbers
– Mgoun ascent 4088 meters
Arrival in Marrakech.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
We head back to Marrakech early in the morning after breakfast. Overnight in the hotel.
Flight back Home.
|Group||2 people||3 people||4 or more persons|
|Price per person||410 €||380 €||330 €|
|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
– Entrance fees
– Traditional tips
– 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
– Head torch
– Toilet tissues
– Water bottle
– Water purifier
– 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.
6 day Mgoun trek – climb Mgoun – Mgoun circuit
Mgoun circular trek: 6 days trek to climb Mgoun (4068m), the highest peak in Morocco’s central high Atlas mountains.