5 Day 'Ahancal trek' in M’goun area

Trekking & Walking holidays in Morocco, Ouarzazate & Skoura

A  trek in the Mgoun area with mountain guide 

On this exciting trek, your guide will be one of the two Ahancal brothers (who have between them won the famous 'Marathon des Sables' ultra extreme footrace which takes place each year in the Sahara desert.  This is the home ground for Mohamad and Lahcen, their own home village is located in the area you will be walking though and one could not ask for a better guide... These charming men know this area and better than most!

Day 1: Transfer Minibus from Marrakech to Bougmez via Azilal. Meet mules, walk to bivouac near Roughelt (1850m).
Approx. 5 hours drive + 3 hours walk. Overnight in Camp.

Day 2: Climb to the Col de Rougoult (2860m), descend into the valley of Tassaout panoramic bivouac at 2500m.
6 hrs walking. Overnight in Camp.

Day 3: Climb to the plateau of Tarkedid via Assedrem, see Azibs of Imghranes.
5 hrs walking. Overnight in mountain refuge Tilibit n'Tarkedit (2900m)

Day 4: Climb to the Col Tarkedit (3400m), descend to Aazib n’Arous.
Overnight in Camp.

Day 5: Descent to Arous, lunch and transfer to Marrakech via Azilal, arrival late afternoon.
3.5 hrs of walking, 5 hours drive return transfer.

Temperature in November: Day: 10 to 20 deg C; Night: 8 to 12 C.  At 2900m Altitude can fall to -2 C in the night.

Services included:

  • All transfers mentioned in the program grouped.
  • 1 night at the refuge Tarkeddit
  • Cook; Mountain Guide with experience during the tour
  • Mule Team
  • Kitchen equipment / full bivouac and clean
  • Full board during the trek (starts Marrakech).
  • Mineral water during the tour with 2 Mules for transported 2-3 litres / day.
  • Liability Insurance
  • Tips for team
  • First Aid (basic)
  • Some surprises ... :-)


Not included:

  • Meals and nights in Marrakech
  • VIP supplement (e.g. shower, toilet, wine).

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