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6-day Mgoun trek

mgoun trek

Mgoun Trek: 6-day hiking and climbing Mgoun mountain begins from Ait Bougmez valley. During this trek, you will explore the central high Atlas mountain and camping in wild high pastures spots. The trail of Mgoun trek climbs over Tizi Aghouri to the fantastic plateau of Tarkddite. From the plateau, you climb to the Summit of Djebel Mgoun,  the third highest peak before trekking down to Oulilimt valley. 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: 4071 Meters
Accommodation: Camping, Guesthouse

 Mgoun trek allows you to:

– Discover amazing landscapes of Ait Bougmez
–  Meet the real nomadic Berbers who spend their summers in the high pasture in the high Atlas with their animals
–  Walk through some spectacular and the best parts of the Mgoun area.
–  Climb mount Mgoun, the second peak in the High Atlas mountain range.

Itinerary of Mgoun trek

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Marrakech.

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

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 (1800 m) – Arous (1900 m) – Azib N’Ikkis (2200 m)

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 (2200 m) – Tizi-n-Oumskiyd Pass(2900 m) – Aghouri Pass (3400 m) – Tarkeddite (2900 m)

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 taking a break, we descend to the vast plateau, summer pasture of the nomadic Berber people. Overnight in tents.  8 hours of trekking.

Day 5: Tarkeddite (2900 m) – Mgoun Summit (4071 m) – Oulilimt (2300 m)

Today 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 a rest, 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 (2300 m) – Ait Imi Pass (2900 m) – Timit Village(1800 m)

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

Day 7: Timit Village – Marrakech

We head back to Marrakech early in the morning after breakfast. Overnight in the hotel. End of Mgoun trek.

Day 8: Departure

The flight back Home.

Price:

Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 420 € 380 € 340 €

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 the 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 Mgoun 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
– 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.

Mgoun trek to climb the highest peak in Morocco’s central high Atlas mountains.

Photos – Mgoun trek

Mgoun Trek Morocco, Hiking and Climbing Mgoun Mountain.

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