6-day Djebel Saghro trek

Djebel saghro trek

Djebel Saghro Trek: We invite you to discover Djebel Saghro mountains, a stunning rock formation, and stark peaks. You will across ancient Berber tribes people called the Ait Atta and nomads living in tents. Djebel Saghro lies between the High Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert border. The Djebel is an extinct volcano located in the south of the High Atlas and the Dades Gorges. It is 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
– Walk through amazing Berber Villages
– Meet the Ait Atta tribes people, local Berber families, and semi-nomads.

Itinerary of Djebel Saghro Trek

Day 1: Arrival

This is when you get to Marrakech or Ouarzazate and you are transferred to your hotel to lodge. It is also a personal time to be spent as you like, you can as well explore the city, and you would love it!

Day 2: Marrakech or Ouarzazate to Tagdilte at 1670m

After your breakfast, you are transferred to the spectacular Tizin’Tichka Pass of the High Atlas Mountains. We will visit the Kasbah of Ouarzazate then have lunch in the capital of 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 7 days.

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

The trek to Saghro mountains begins after breakfast.  We’ll enjoy the panoramic view of the Mount Mgoun after which we’ll walk down towards our camp in Almou N’Ouargue near the summer hut of the Ait Atta nomads. The night will be spent in tents. The whole journey is a six-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 we trek down to our camp in Iglli. This trek will afford you the opportunity to discover different types of volcanic rocks in the area. Overnight in tents. The whole trek 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 town then down to the plateau of Taghourte. We’ll encounter nomadic Berbers and see the ancient cemetery of the nomads Ait Atta. After we’ll proceed by taking the path through the canyons to arrive at our camp in Ighazoune valley. Here. The trek is also six hours.

Day 6: Ighazoune 1208m to Handour 1104m

On day six, we’ll continue to walk through Berber villages and ancient Kasbahs. 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

This is the return journey by road to Marrakech. But we won’t just head straight back; we’ll visit the Ait Ben Haddou castle and then have lunch. Afterward, we’ll continue the journey back to Marrakech. Overnight in the hotel. The drive will take seven hours.

Day 8: Departure

The flight back home.


Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 450 € 400 € 360 €

Price Details:

Price includes the following Price excludes 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 camel back

– 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 8 people.

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


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