4-day Mgoun express trek

mgoun express trek

Mgoun express trek is a quick way of discovering the Mgoun Massif and climb the third highest peak of the Atlas Mountains. 4-day Djebel Mgoun circuit trek is for trained people with some mountain experience. This trek is the shortest hike to make the ascent of this fabulous Mgoun Massif. Getting to the top of Mgoun Massif is optional. You can take an easier alternative trail that offers beautiful landscapes with a stay in the fabulous Camping Spots.

Total Duration: 4 days
Period: April to October
Trek Grade: medium to hard
Max Elevation: 4071 Meters
Accommodation: Camping

 Mgoun express trek allows you to:

– Discover the valley of Happiness and central high Atlas mountains.

– Explore the Atlas Mountain’s Berber villages and climb Mgoun, Morocco’s third highest peak.

Itinerary of  Mgoun express trek

Day 1: Marrakech – Tighza Village (1800 m) – Arous Pasture (2400 m)

After breakfast, transfer to the high Atlas Mountain valley of Ait Bougmez, via Demnat. Our Trek for the summit of Mgoun begins from Tighza village. You will discover a large part of the beautiful valley, the gorges of Arous. Overnight camping in the pasture of Arous. Walking Hours: 6 hours, Up: 600 m, Down: 0 m

Day 2: Arous Pasture (2400 m) – Aghouri Pass (3500 m) – Tarkeddit Plateau (2900 m)

We climb the north face of jebel Tarkeddit on a beautiful zigzag path to arrive at the pass. Enjoying a beautiful first view of Mgoun Massif and the summit. A quick descent brings us to the plateau of Tarkeddit (It’s called Mongolia of Morocco). Overnight in tents on the plateau. Walking Hours: 6 hours, Up: 700 m, Down: 150 m

Day 3: Tarkeddit Plateau (2900 m) – Mgoun summit (4068 m) – Oulilimt (2600 m)

Today is the big day when you summit Djebel Mgoun (4068 m). Breakfast will be at 5 am and departure at 6 pm, we have 1000m climb of elevation to do before reaching the long ridge (4 hours walk). A 2-hour walk on a beautiful ridge with stunning views of all the Massif and to the desert leads us to the top of the Mgoun. A deserved break and picnic then we walk down to the sheep pasture of Oulilimt (3-hour walking). Overnight camping. Walking Hours: 9 hours, Up: 1168 m, Down: 1100 m

Day 4: Oulilimt (2600 m) – Tizi N’Aït Imi Pass (2905 m) – Ait Bougmez Valley (1800 m)

A walk through landscapes of impressive shapes and colors. By a mule Zig-zag path, we climb the south side of mount Igoudamen to reach Tizi N’Aït Imi (3 hours walking) which offers us an amazing view of Ait Bougmez valley. Picnic then walk down to the valley. We drive back to Marrakech via Azilal. Overnight in your hotel in Marrakech. Walking Hours: 7 H30, Drive: 5 hours drive, Up: 800 m, Down: 1100 m. End of Mgoun express trek.


Group 2 people 3 people 4 or more persons
Price per person 330 € 280 € 240 €

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 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 express 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 in €/$/£ or Moroccan Dirhams.

Mgoun express trek to make the ascent of Djebel Mgoun, the highest peak in central high Atlas mountains.

Photos –  Mgoun express trek

Mgoun express trek,  4-day 3-night Djebel Mgoun Circuit Trek.

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