Walk through some spectacular areas of southern Morocco.
SUMMER SEASON: 1 May to end of September (CODE: 125 B)
5 days and 4 nights out in the central High Atlas mountains from Ait Bougmex to Bou Trarar.
Day 1 - Depart by minibus (4 hrs drive) east from Marrakech into the Atlas mountains to the Ait Bougmez valley. Picnic lunch en route. Commence a two and a half to three hour trek from Bougmez valley (1800m) near Tirouza and climb along the Arous valley through villages to the Ikkis shepherd hut (2200m). Arrive at camp for the night where you will be served by your cook. You will sleep in 2 man 'igloo' style tents on proper matresses with sheets. There are wc facilities at the camp.
Day 2 - Breakfast, then leave the camp and climb the Tizi Azdremt pass (2950m) and then on to the Oulilimt valley. (6 hour walk with lunch en route). Arrive at camp near Mgoun springs. Dinner at the camp.
Day 3 - Breakfast, then walk along the Mgoun river through the Oulilimt valley to Ain Aflafal springs. (5 hour walk with lunch en route) arrive at the camp near Tighremt n'Ait Ahmed. Dinner at camp.
Day 4 - Breakfast, then continue to walk along the Mgoun river through many beautiful villages in the Ouzirimt valley (5 and a half hours walk with lunch en route). Arrive at the camp near Imi N'irkt (2100m)
Day 5 - Breakfast then walk to Aguerzeka (1850m) passing through narrow gorges (5 and a half hours walk with lunch en route) where you will meet your minibus or 4x4 who will drive you back to Ouarzazate via Kelaa M'Gouna and the Dades valley (2.30 hrs drive). NB. In May and June there are alternative routes avoiding the gorges and passing instead through the Tizi n'Ait Ahmed pass
We loved our vacation in Morocco. The trek completely lived up to our expectations and the third day in the gorge exceeded them. The accommodation was very comfortable, the food was fresh and healthy and, considering the circumstances, very well prepared. However, what made the trip was how knowledgeable, professional and friendly our guide Abdellah Allali was, we cannot rate him highly enough. In fact, the whole support team were excellent.
Jill Mitchell who did this activity in August 2014.
5-day trek in Jebel M'goun area including the M'goun gorges, Ouarzazate & Skoura has been rated 1 time, with an overall rating of 5.00 out of 5.
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