ITINERARY DETAILS : M’goun circuit trek – high Atlas central 7 days
Day 1: from your hotel – Tabant
Drive from your hotel to Tabant via Azilal and Tirghist pass ( 2500m). Accommodation at the Riad la Fibule Berber.
Day 2: Tabant – Oulilimt
After breakfast walk, passing through the fields, to Ait Imi village and ascend to the Ait Imi pass (2100m). From the pass we go down to have lunch by the river. We can visit the nomads living in this area. After lunch we head up to the pass and we go down to the foot of the M’goun mountain following the river to Oulilimt for camping (2,100m). 8 hours walk.
Day 3: Olilimt – Tarkedite Plateau
Today is a shorter day, about 5 hours to get to the camping site. We start the day up to the Tizi-n-Omsoud (3,100m) and descend to the Marat river (2,500m) and up to Tarkedit plateau (2900m) where you will see the wild donkeys.
Day 4: Tarkedite Plateau – Jbel M’goun summit (4,067m)
Ascent of Djebel M’goun (4,068m), Today we make our ascent to the summit of Djebel M’goun. The climb follows a long ridge, all at or above 4,000m, which typically takes between 4 and 5 hours to the summit, depending on snow conditions. From the top, there are impressive views across the Draa valley and to the south of Morocco. We descend back to Tarkedite Plateau.
Day 5: Tarkedite Plateau – Imi n Ikiss
We start our journey up to the Asderm pass (3250m), and after a good walk we make a steep descent to the Tassawt valley and have lunch under walnut trees in Amzery village. After lunch we walk through this Berber village then follow the river to Imi-n-Ikiss for camping. About 8 hours walk.
Day 6: Imi n Ikiss – Ait Ali n Ito
We start by following the Tasawt river to Ait Ali-n-Itou for lunch at our Gîte. Next we visit the amazing typical village Megdaz. Then we return to the Gîte for the night.
Day 7: Transfer back
Transfer to your chosen destination.
Essential Equipment & Clothing for this Trek:
- Good walking boots and socks / good trainers
- personal first aid kit
- day sack/backpack
- Head torch / headlamp
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
- Water bottle or camel back
- 3 to 4 season sleeping bag ( winter) or light Sleeping bag ( Summer)
- Private car 4×4 or minibus
- English speaking guide, and cook
- 1 night in Riad la fibule at Tabant
- 1 overnight in Gite at Ait Ali n Ito
- Full board on trek + mineral water, coffee and tea
- Muleteers & mules for luggages
- Tips and personal expanses
- entrance fees
- Soft/alcoholic drinks
- Travel insurance