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.
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