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4 Days Backpacking tour itinerary for morocco: Traverse Through Unexplored Mgoun

Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Ouzoud, Tinghir

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Traverse through Unexplored Mgoun

Views along the trek

Tinghir-Morocco

Climb all the way up to Mt Mgoun, Morocco's 2nd highest mountain, considered to be a task on it's own. Pass scintillating valleys of Mgoun region as you take progressive steps to climb to the summit. 

DAY 01

Marrakech – Azilal – Ait Bouguemez (1800m) – Ikkis Arous (2300 m)

  • Leave Marrakesh early by a minibus to join the valley of Aït Bouguemez, the “Happy Valley” (after 4h30 drive).

  • Have lunch and make your way towards Azilal, crossing the Oughbar’s pass (2200m), with a panoramic sight on the relief, mountains of Tizal-Azourki-M’goun and Rat.

  • Take a long descent on a sinuous road towards the valley of Ait Abbes, after which return to the valley of Ait Bouguemez

  • Leave the rich valley of Ait Bouguemez to the small valley, Arous. Going through the village Ait Said, the path rises towards the sheepfold Azib’n Ikkis at 2300 m.

  • Dinner and overnight in the bivouac.

4 hours walking.

Going up: 500m.

Accommodation: Bivouac, Lodge or with the Inhabitant.

Distance by car: 230 Km.

DAY 02

Ikkis Arous (2200 m) –Tarkeddit (2900m)

  • Slowly climb towards the pass Tarkedit (3400m), via easy muleteer’s paths.

  • Take a break to enjoy the magical sight from the summit of Mgoun (4068 m).

  • Take a short descent towards the plateau of Tarkeddit, frequented by Nomads.

  • Dinner and overnight in the bivouac.

5 to 6 hours walking.

Going up: 1150m.

Coming down: 500m.

Accommodation: Bivouac, Lodge or with the Inhabitant.

DAY 03

Tarkeddit (2900 m) – M’Goun asciension (4068 m) (optional) – Arous (2300m)

  • Leave early for a long day, following a path which will take you until the top.

  • Take the route through the varied ground, with masses of fallen rocks, pebbles, to become again a normal path, with one stop at the end of the way.

  • Take a small break before attacking the crest; a path which becomes easy, once you have reached the summit.

  • Take your noon picnic and start the most spectacular part of the trek.

  • Descend on a mass of fallen rocks, joining the springs of the valley of Ifri.

  • Find the herds of Transhumant’s as well as observe nomads’ life.

  • Camp near the source of Oulilim.

  • Dinner and overnight in the bivouac.





8 hours walking.

Going up: 1700m.

Coming down: 2350m.

Accommodation: Bivouac, Lodge or with the Inhabitant.

DAY 04

Arous – Ait Bougmez – Azilal – Marrakech

  • Relax after crossing the pass at 3300m and descend into the valley of Arous.

  • Grab lunch, and then follow the waters of the wadi, through the villages, until you arrive at the Valley.

  • Return back to Marrakech.

5 hours walking.

Coming down: 500m.

Distance by car: 230 Km.

  • 372 EUR Per Adult
  • Transport

  • Accommodation

  • Transfers

  • Meals

  • Water

Marrakech, Ouarzazate, Ouzoud, Tinghir

Mountaineering
Mountaineering Tour
Adventure
Adventure Sports Tour
Backpacking
Backpacking Tour
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Contributed By

Hardaoui Mourad

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EUR 372
Type of Tour

Private Tour

Departures

The tour is available from 20 Jun to 31 Aug on the following days of the week.

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