Trekking & Hiking around Saghro Massif - 8 Days

The Saghro Massive : is a great setting and is a real treat for the trekker it offers to discover the life of Berber nomadic surprising landscape of plateaus, magpies, peaks, canyons, forests.
The jbel saghro : is a range of mountains between the high atlas and the sahara, the eastern continuation of the high Anti-atlas
it is the region of contrasts, one minute a trail may lead beneath date palms or through almound groves watered by an ancient well…
the saghro offers a variety of landforms very wild few, small villages attest to human presence we can see the famous nomadic (Ait Atta ) ….

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:
The Mountain Saghro : is a range of mountains between the high atlas and the sahara, the eastern continuation of the high Anti-atlas
it is the region of contrasts, one minute a trail may lead beneath date palms or through almound groves watered by an ancient well…
the saghro offers a variety of landforms very wild few, small villages attest to human presence we can see the famous nomadic (Ait Atta ) ….
Day 1: Marrakech Airport – Hotel
We will start the trek from the city of Marrakech. We can pick you up at the airport or meet you at the hotel.
Day 2: Marrakech - Tichka Pass Tagudilt village
After eating breakfast in the hotel in Marrakech we will take transportation over the Tichka Pass on the other side of the High Atlas Mountains. We will pass through lots of Berber villages on the side of the road in the High Atlas. We will pass through the high desert cities of Ouarzazate, Skoura; Klaa El Mgouna where we will stop for lunch. From there we will head through the small city of Boumalne Dades and continue on to Tagudilt village where we will stop to spend the night in the Berber guesthouse and where we will meet our mule team. 9 hrs of travel
Day 3: Tagudilt - Almou Nourg
After breakfast we will start our walk on the plateau and then we will start to climb up to Azarzim Pass and have our lunch just before we reach the pass. Then we will go over the pass until we reach the shepards home of Azib Almou N'Ouarg where we will eat dinner and camp. 6 hrs of hiking
Day 4: Almou Nourg - Igli
From here we will make our push up to the summit of Jbel Sarho (2,592m/8,504ft) which is named Kouaouch. We will relax for a bit at the top to bask in our accomplishment with a snack and take a few pictures of the breathtaking scenery. As we descend from the summit we will stop for lunch in Tassigdelt. Then we will continue on to the village of Igli where we will spend the night camping near the nomadic people among almond orchards. 7.5 hrs of hiking
Day 5: Igli - Bab N'Ali
After eating breakfast in the tiny village of Igli we will walk through a small gorge next to the Afourer River. We will continue down the valley to a scenic place with rock pinnacles called Bab N'Ali where we will have lunch. A little ways further we will see a waterfall and then come back to Bab N' Ali where we will camp for the night. 6 hrs of hiking
Day 6: Bab N'ail - Assif Nirrazzoun
From Bab N' Ali we will follow the river down the valley until we reach Irrezzoun N' Imlas where we will stop for a picnic lunch. After lunch we will continue on for a little bit on Asif N' Irrrezzoun where there are some farms and almond and fig orchards and palm trees and where we will camp for the night. 5 hrs of hiking
Day 7: Assif nirrazzoun - Handour village
After eating breakfast at Asif N' Irrezzoun we will pass through some small Berber villages until we reach the village of Handour where we will have lunch and spend the night in the Berber guesthouse. You will be able to relax here: take a shower, and wash your clothes, and walk around this pretty and old village. 4 hrs of hiking
Day 8: Handour - Marrakech
From Handour we will take transport back towards Marrakech. We will have lunch in Ouarzazate and stop by the Kasbah Taurirt to visit. Then we will get back on the road and arrive in Marrakech after passing over the Tichka Pass (2,660m/8,727ft). 8 hrs of travel

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. Closed Closed: This date is unavailable. Please click on the “Contact Us” link to enquire about other trip departure dates or booking this trip as a private departure.

Trip Facts

Duration: 8 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Medium to Hard

Trip Cost: On request

Destination: High Atlas Mountains

Best Season : Mai to November

Transportation :  Private Vehicle

Maximum Altituted: 2,660 m/ 8227,26 ft

Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 26

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