Treks : Moroccans treks
Trekking : 7 Day M’Gouna Summit Trek :
- Day 1: Arrival Marrakech .
Pick up at the Marrakech airport and transfer to your Riad in the central Medina. Depending on time of arrival, a tour of the souks and central Medina could be arraigned, or you can just relax on the terrace and enjoy the sun. Your Riad hosts will be happy to make a supper reservation for you at a local restaurant or in house if available .
- Day 2 : Marrakech - Azilal-Ait Bougumez - AzibN'Ikkis
Breakfast at your Riad before pick up by your guide. Travel destination the valley of Ait Bougumez. Lunch at the village of Azilal, the door to the central High Atlas. Continue through the D’Oughbarpass(2200m) then descend to the valley of Ait Abbas where you will meet your mule guides and load up for the first part of the trek. Climb the OuedArous river bed to AzibN’Ikkis where you will bivouac for the night(2300m) Supper prepared by your guides. 5h30 minutes road travel, 2 hours hiking.
- Day 3 : Azib N’ Ikkis (2300m) - Tarkedit Pass (3400m) - Tarkedit (2900m)
Breakfast in camp then climb towards the TarkeditPass(3400m) where you will have a beautiful view of the M’Gouna mountain chain and summit.(4068m) We then descend to the Tarkedit Plateau which is frequently used by the local Nomads. Bivouac camp and supper prepared by your guides. 5 hour 30 minutes hiking.
- Day 4 : TarkedditPlateau (2900m) - M'gouna Summit (4068m) – Return to the same camp
Departure at 5am approximately with a four hour hike to reach the crest leading to the M’Gouna Summit, the roof of the central High Atlas mountains. (This climb does not require any technical knowledge). A magnificent view of the summits and valleys to the south.The Valley of the Roses, the Dades Valley.Picnic on the summit before the descent to the camp. Supper prepared by your guides.9 hours hiking.
- DAY 5: Tarkeddit Plateau - SdremtPass (3250 m) - IminIkkis
Following breakfast, and a one hour hike on the plateau we climb approximately, 300m passing nomad grottos to the Sdremt Pass. A beautiful view of the D’TassaoutVallay, one of the largest valleys of the central High Atlas mountains. Descent to the first village of Tassgaiwalte where we stop for lunch, then continue down to the village of IminIkkis(2100m) to our bivouac camp. Supper prepared by your guides. 6 hours hiking.
- DAY 6: IminIkkis (2100 m) - Ait Hamza - Ait Ali N' Itto - Megdaz
After breakfast in camp you will descend the Valley of Tassaout and pass through the very pretty villages of Ichbbakenand AitHamza before arriving at Ait N’Itto.(1800m) Here we change direction and climb the small valley of Megdaz. We will visit the village of Megdaz, classed by UNESCO as one of the most architecturally beautiful villages of Morocco. Bivouac camp with supper prepared by your guides. 5 hours 30 minutes hiking.
- DAY 7: Megdaz-Fakhour-Demnat - Marrakech
Following breakfast, departure at approximately 8am for a hike of 2hours 30 minutes to the village of Fahkour then Ait Alla. Lunch here, then pick up by your guide for the return to Marrakech. On the return journey you will pass over the natural bridge of ImiN’Ifri before arriving late afternoon at your hotel or riad. 3 hours hiking, 5hours by road. Day Eight-Transfer to Marrakech airport if required.