22-day Atlas mountains traverse

atlas mountains traverse

Atlas mountains traverse : If you are looking for a long trekking experience with wonderful trails, wild high mountains, and great people. We invite you to discover the different ranges of the High Atlas in Morocco.
Atlas mountains traverse trek offers stunning panoramic views, diversity of the high Atlas and warm welcome of the Berbers. You will be for 18 days on mule tracks, and you will climb Toubkal and Mgoun, the most famous peaks in Morocco.

Total Duration : 22 days
Period : from May to October
Trek Grade : medium to hard
Max Elevation : 4167m
Accommodation : Guesthouse, refuge or tents

Atlas mountains traverse allows you to :

– Climb two famous peaks in Morocco, Mount Mgoun, and Toubkal

– Explore the most beautiful valleys in the High Atlas

– Visit village of Magdaz, was classified by UNESCO as the most beautiful village in Morocco for the architecture.

– Enjoy the breathtaking views of the High Atlas at different ranges

– Discover the plateau of Yagour and prehistoric rock carving.

Itinerary of Atlas mountains traverse

Day 1 : Arrival

Arrival at Marrakech, you will spend the night in a hotel.

Day 2 : Marrakech  – Ait Bougmez Valley

Transfer from Marrakech to the valley. Overnight in a local guesthouse. 5 hours drive.

Day 3, 4 and 5 :  Ait Bougmez  – Mgoun region

Trek from the valley to the vast Tarkdit’s plateau, in the heart of the high Atlas mountains.

Day 6 : Mgoun Ascent

The ascent of Mgoun, the most remote and committing of the 4000m peaks in the Atlas.

Day 7-10 : Mgoun – Tassaout Valley

The trek continues to the beautiful valley of Tassaout.

Day 11-13 : Tassaout  – Zat Valley

Transfer from Mgoun region to Toubkal region, to the Zat Valley.

Day 14 and 15 : Yagour plateau

Exploring the plateau of Yagour.

Day 16 and 18 : Ourika Valley – Toubkal

Exploring Ourika Valley and Toubkal valleys.

Day 19 : Toubkal Ascent

The ascent of Toubkal, North Africa, and Morocco’s highest peak.

Day 20 and 21 : Toubkal  – Marrakech

Trek down from Toubkal to Imlil, then transfer back to Marrakech.

Day 22 : Departure

Return flight back home.

Price :

Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 1000 € 920 € 840 €

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


Materials Needed For Atlas Mountains Traverse

– 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

– Atlas mountains traverse 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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Atlas mountains traverse : High Atlas long trek to explore the largest of the trekking regions in Morocco.

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