6-day Djebel Saghro trek

Djebel saghro trek

Djebel Saghro Trek is a 6-day hiking tour in Saghro mountains to experience wild camping in genuinely spectacular locations. You will walk across ancient Berber tribes called the Ait Atta and discover Nomadic Berber life. Djebel Saghro lies between the High Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert border. It is an extinct volcano located south of the High Atlas, Dades Gorges, full of much eroded sedimentary plateaus.

Duration: 8 days
Period: October to end of May
Trek Grade: Easy to Medium
Maximum Elevation: 2,509 Meters
Accommodation: Gite (guesthouse) and camping

Djebel Saghro trek allows you to:

– Explore Saghro Mountains and stunning rock formations
– Climb to the summit of Jebel Kouaouch 2,590 m
– Walkthrough amazing Berber Villages
– Meet the Ait Atta tribes, local Berber families, and semi-nomads.

Itinerary of Djebel Saghro Trek

Day 1: Arrival

Arrive in Marrakech or Ouarzazate, then transfer to your hotel. Free time to explore the city.

Day 2: Marrakech or Ouarzazate to Tagdilte at 1670m

After your breakfast, We will drive to pass the spectacular Tizin’Tichka Pass of the Atlas Mountains. We’ll visit the Kasbah of Ouarzazate then have lunch in the capital of the cinema. Afterward, we’ll pass the Skoura oasis, Kalaat M’gouna, and the Roses valley by the Road of thousand-Kasbahs. From there, we’ll come to Takdilte village where we’ll spend the night. The whole journey will take about seven hours.

Day 3: Tagdilte 1670 to Almou N’Ouargue 2105m

The Djebel Saghro trek begins after breakfast. We’ll enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Mgoun, after which we’ll walk down towards our camp in Almou N’Ouargue near the summer hut of the Ait Atta nomads. Overnight in tents. The whole journey is a 6-hour trek.

Day 4: Almou N’Ouarge 2105m to Iglli 1406m

This journey begins after breakfast; we’ll climb to the Kouauch summit 2509m, then trek down to our camp in Iglli. This trek will allow you to discover different types of volcanic rocks in the area—overnight in tents. The whole walk lasts six hours.

Day 5: Iglli 1406m to Ighazoune valley 1200m

The journey begins in the morning after breakfast. We’ll trek to a small village, then down to the plateau of Taghourte. We’ll encounter nomadic Berbers and see the ancient cemetery of the nomad’s Ait Atta. After a lovely lunch, we’ll continue walking through the canyons to arrive at our camp in Ighazoune valley. Here. The trek is also 6 hours.

Day 6: Ighazoune 1208m to Handour 1104m

We’ll continue to walk through Berber villages and ancient Kasbahs on day six. We’ll spend the last night in a local gite at Handour village near Nkob town. The whole trek will take six hours.

Day 7: Handour 1104m to Marrakech

Today we drive back to Marrakech via Ticka pass. We’ll visit Ait Ben Haddou castle and then have lunch. Afterward, we’ll continue the journey back to Marrakech. Overnight in the hotel. 7 hours drive. End of Saghro trek.

Day 8: Departure

The flight back home.


Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 470 € 430 € 390 €

Price Details:

Price includes the following It does not include the following
– English speaking mountain guide
– Transfers from and to your hotel
– Accommodation for trekking duration
– Mules for luggage carrying during the 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 Djebel Saghro Trek

– Big bag of 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 camelback

– Water purifier

 Additional Details

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

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

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

Djebel Saghro trek: Visit the beginnings of the Sahara and experience the beauty of the Saghro Mountains.

Photos – Djebel Saghro trek

Hiking tour in Saghro Mountains. Saghro Trek.

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