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M’Goun Circuit including M’Goun Summit - 6 Days

M’Goun Circuit including M’Goun Summit
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We offer treks in a number of regions of the Atlas Mountains. All our treks can be adapted to suit your circumstances –available time, level of fitness, group size – and include the most popular areas with trekkers: The Toubkal region, M’Goun Massif, Jebel Sahro, Jebel Sirwa and the Amezmiz Plains.

To help you finding the best trek for you, we recommend you to read the summary descriptions for each area which are designed to give you an idea of what to expect. The detailed descriptions of the treks provide information about the route, accommodation and degree of difficulty. These itineraries are not fixed and may be altered usually in the interests of security due to bad weather.

Day 1
Tabant – Ait Said – Azib n’Ikkis

After an early transfer from Marrakech we meet our guide and mules in Tabant (1850m) before setting off for the easy 3 to 4 hour walk to our campsite near the summer pastures of Azib n’Ikkis (2250m). On the way we pass through the typical Amazigh villages of Ait Said and Arouss.

Day 2
Azib n’Ikkis – Oumskig Pass – Tarkeddid Refuge

This is a short day walking – about 4 to 5 hours - but quite demanding, involving the ascent of the Oumskig Pass (2909m) and the very steep Aghouwri Pass (3400m) which provide magnificent views across the surrounding area. We then follow a steep, zigzag path down to the Tarkeddid refuge (2900m) where we spend the night.

Day 3
M’Goun Summit 4071m

We leave early for the 4 to 5 hour climb to the summit. The ascent is not technically difficult, but at times it is steep and there are some places where the ridge is very narrow. The wonderful views from the summit make the effort worthwhile. However, to return we retrace our steps – a descent of about 3 hours.

Day 4
Tarkeddid refuge – Oumsoud Pass - Oulilimt Valley– Ain Aflafal

This is a varied day’s walk, around the edge of the Arouss Gorge, down and along streams and rivers and an ascent to the Oumsoud Pass (2969m). Our picnic lunch is in a delightful meadow with a spring in the Oulilimt valley. After lunch we continue to follow the river until after about 3 hours we reach the Ain Aflafal refuge.

Day 5
Ain Aflafal – Ait Imi Pass – Taban

Today’s walk is about 5 or 6 hours to return over the Ait Imi Pass (2905m) to Tabant. At the beginning walk is easy through summer pastures, but as we approach the Ait Imi Pass we start to climb, with a steep ascent at the end. From here we can see down into the M’Goun valley and on a clear day the village of Tabant, our destination. The descent from Ait Imi Pass is steep and over loose scree, but after about 90 minutes we arrive in the village of Ait Imi which is only about 30 minutes from Tabant. Here we spend the night.

Day 6
Tabant – Marrakech

Transfer to Marrakech.

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Total $ 460 USD