M’Goun Gorges and Ighil M’Goun summit


Overview

This trip will take you up the second most astounding top in the Atlas Mountains and around the valleys adjacent; it is an amazing trek in each sense, offering staggering perspectives and stupendous crevasses with various stream intersections.


Program

Day One Marrakech - Azilal - Ait Mehammed - Tizi N’Ait Abbes - Agouti

Transport from Marrakech towards the east, going by numerous towns and towns while in transit to the western high Atlas Mountains. Excursion in transit and carry on our drive to get to Ait Bougumez (Happy Valley), until Agouté where we stop for the primary night in Berber gîte or tent.

Lodging:gîte (mountain hut) Or Comping

Provision: Dinner

Day Two Agouti - Ait Said - Arouss - Aazib Ikiss

We begin our trek following the guide and the group who will go along with us amid this trek, we take after the piste that leads us to Assif N'Arouss valley, going by the Ait Said village from where we see the M'goun Peak. We proceed to Azib Arouss to visit the Arouss Gorge and for the overnight camp.

Lodging: Camping

Provision: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Walking: 5-6 hrs

Day Three Aazib Ikiss - Tizi N’Oumskiyq - n’Aghououiri - Tarkeddid Plateau

After breakfast, we set off after the valley to Tizi N'aghouirit, where we stop for lunch. We at that point proceed with our stroll to the Tarkeddid Plateau from where we can see the Tassaout Gorges. We do camping here overnight.

Lodging: Camping

Provision: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Walking: 5-6 hrs

Day Four Tarkeddid Plateau - Irhil M’Goun Summit - Oulilimt

Following an early breakfast we climb a standout amongst the most popular mountains in North Africa, M'Goun (4,068m), from where we can see sees over the Ait Bougmez Valley. We at that point slip to Oulilmt for overnight remain.

Lodging: Berber gîte

Provision: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Walking: 9 - 10 hrs

Day Five Oulilimt - Ain Aflafal - Teghremt N’Ait Ahmed

Following a hard day on Day 4, Day 5 is more casual with a later begin and a simple trek through the Oulilmt Valley (sandals are required for stream strolling). The trek completes at Teghremt N'Ait Ahmed where we remain overnight.

Lodging: Berber gîte

Provision: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Walking: 5 hrs

Day Six Teghremt N’Ait Ahmed - Tizi N’Ait Imi - Ait Imi - Tabant

We set off from Teghremt N'Ait Ahmed, going by Tizi N'Ait Imi (2,900m), from where we will see the Happy Valley and M'goun. We eat in Ait Imi (1,900) and slide to Tabant, where we have an overnight remain in a Berber Gite.

Lodging: Berber gîte

Provision: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Walking: 7 hrs

Day Seven Tabant - Agouti - Cascades D’Ouzzoud - Marrakech

Return to Marrakech after breakfast

Lodging: -

Provision: breakfast and lunch

Details

Availability

This trek is available from May to October.

If you are travelling alone please contact us as there is often the opportunity to join a group.

Grading

Challenging trek with 5 to 9 hour walking per day.

Please visit our Grading page

Price includes

  • English speaking mountain guide & Berber Cook
  • Mules to carry your kit bags
  • All meals and water on trek
  • Accommoadtion in a Berber village or bivouac

Not Included

  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • ATips and personal expanses

Intineraries map

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