Hike along Mgoun, Ait bouguemez or Happy Valley ( Magestic Mgoun Massif ) - 8 Days

Mount Mgoun Is the second highest peak of the Atlas Mountains 4071 m, a journey of contrasts and meetings in the pleasant valleys of Bougmez, a hike for lovers of wilderness, it is a beautiful landscape.
Unlike the toubkal region, consist of the typical sedimentary rocks of the high atlas with their characteristic escarpment, long crested and deep gorges, cut by the rivers through the softer rocks as the young fold mountains have risen .

This trip is for 8 days from Marrakech and back to Marrakech and you will have option to extend your holiday in the Atlas Mountains as long as you want.

Pre-Trek Briefing:
Unlike the toubkal region, consist of the typical sedimentary rocks of the high atlas with their characteristic escarpment, long crested and deep gorges, cut by the rivers through the softer rocks as the young fold mountains have risen .
Day 1: Transfer from the airport of Marrakech to the hotel.
Day 2: Transfer to Ait Ahmed and agouti (4h).
Day 3 : Azib n'Ikkis (2300m) (5h30). Assembly with our mules caravan and trek along the Assif Arous River. Passing by some supposed Portuguese ruins, we reach our camp site near Ikkis. 3h
Day 4 : Azib n'Ikkis-Tarkkedit plateau (2900m) . We continue our trek with a splendid panorama of the Atlas Mountains. After a rest at Tarkkedit col (3450m) we start descending towards the green plateau, where the nomad Berbers Ait Atta usually camp with their herds of their cattles. 6h
Day 5 : We leave camp at dawn to ascend Jbel M'Goun (4068m) (8h), the second highest summit of the Atlas and back to oulilimt camp.
Day 6 : Oulilimt aflafal spring, nice place to have lunch by the river, and continue to Thighrmet N'ait Ahmed camp for overnight. 5h
Day 7 : Tighremt n'Ait Ahmed-Tabbant. We climb to Tizi n'Ait Imi hill (2905m) and picnic in the grassland. Then down the juniper forest we arrive to Ait Bouguemez valley where we lodge in a Berber house. 6h
Day 8 : Transfer trough Ouzoud waterfall and back to Marrakech and overnight in the hotel or raid.

What is Included

  • Transfers from and to your hotel
  • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
  • Accommodation in Toubkal Refuge
  • Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek
  • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)
 

What is Not Included

  • Soft drink ( water....)
  • Personal travel insurance
 

What you need to bring ?

Good walking boots and socks

Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse

Trekking pants

Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket

Hat /Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)

Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves

3 to 4 season sleeping bag

Walking stick

Day sack/backpack

Head torch / headlamp

Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details/p>

Ice axe and crampons (winter)

Water bottle or camel back (recommended)

Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)

Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds

Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in

Matches e.g. burn toilet paper

Trail snacks

Zip-Up bags for camera

Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


Start Date End Date Cost Season
01 Mai 31 October Summer Book
01 November 30 APril Winter Book

All The Morocco Trekking tours are guaranteed to depart at minimum of 2 people. We reccommend you to book your trip as soon as possible. Availability : This trek is available throughout the year, From December to April Winter Offer and from May To November Summer Offer. You can start the trek on any date you wish. Available: Book this trip now as spaces are available. (However internal flights &/or special permits may still be subject to availability.) Limited Availability: Limited spaces are available so please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about the departure status.

Trip Facts

Duration: 2 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Challenginng

Trip Cost: On request

Destination: High Atlas Mountains

Best Season : Mai to November

Transportation :  Private Vehicle

Maximum Altituted: 4,167 m/ 13671,26 ft

Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 30

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