Crossing the Central High Atlas - Morocco

A trek with spectacular landscapes and which allows to have freshness even in full summer.

Day 1 : Arrival in MARRAKECH

Reception at the airport, and installation at the hotel. 3 * or Riad in BB.

Day 2 : Departure for the valley of AIT BOUGAMEZ

The happy valley is located 250 km from MARRAKECH, 4 h 30 of road, Dinner and overnight in bivouac or in a cottage in the valley.

Day 3 : Departure for the ascent of TIZI N'AÏT IMI (2,900 m)

To reach the upper M'Goun valley at TIGHERM N'AÏT AHMED (2,200 m) (6 h).

Day 4 : Walking day along the OUZIRIMT valley.

Berber villages, fields, populations in a traditional life, costume and hairstyle of unique women, a stage of colors and discoveries. Bivouac at IMI N IRKT (2000 m) (6 h).

Day 5 : A spectacular day.

If the passage is possible in October, depending on the water level, otherwise, since IMI N IRKT, there is a pass to reach the southern slope: AIT HAMD pass (3000m). If everything is ok not too much water, we go through the gorges ACHAABOU, our mules follow the same passage, you must provide a pair of tennis, several passages in the water, cliffs over 100m high. If you go through the gorge, you have 6 hours of walking, and bivouac at TIGHANIMINE, (1800m). And if we go through the pass, 7 H and bivouac to AMSKAR, (2200m).

Day 6 : Still crossing the MGOUN river.

To the village of AGUERZAKA (1700m), Always along the river (walk in the water) we will join Tamgallouna (1600m), 6 hours walk.

Day 7 : return to Marrakech

Departure very early in the morning to reach the village of BOUTAGHRAR. Appointment with the minibus, return to Ouarzazate (lunch) then Marrakech, passing the tizi n'Tichka. Arrival late afternoon in Marrakech. Night at the hotel.

Day 8 : Transfer to the airport.

The portage:
-Baggage is always carried by pack mules or a van
-Participants only carry their belongings for the day (Water, camera ...).
The bivouac:
-Mess Tent , kitchen tent
-Igloo tents
-Kitchen equipment
Prices: for 4 people (for more or less, contact us).
-The hotels in Marrakech or Ouarzazate.
-English speaking Moroccan guide.
-Full board during the hike.
-A cooker and muleteers.
-The transfers already mentioned.
-Meals in Marrakech.
-Ticket flight.
-Travel insurance.
-The drinks.
-Tips for the team.
-Personal expenses.

All my treks:

Durée (en jours): 8
Période (recherche): june, july, august, september, october
Nombre minimum de personnes: 4
Niveau physique: Dynamique
Activité principale: Marche