M’goun Summit Trek / 6 Days trekking in Morocco

Join us on the ultimate adventure amidst the breathtaking High Atlas mountains of Morocco with our thrilling trek to the summit of M’goun at 4,068 meters. Over six unforgettable days, traverse rugged terrain and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Ait Bougmmez and Mgoun valleys. This challenging walking holiday promises an adrenaline-fueled journey packed with excitement, discovery, and unparalleled natural beauty. Get ready to conquer new heights and create lifelong memories on this epic trekking expedition.

About the trip to Mgoun:

  • LEVEL: High
  • DURATION: 6 days
  • BEST PERIOD: From May to October.
  • LUGGAGE: Carried by mules during the trek.
  • TRANSPORT: Touristic transport “mini-bus” or 4wd car
  • ACCOMMODATION: Tents (1 for 2 persons) during the trekking, lodge “Gîte
    d’étape”.
  • GUIDING: A mountain guide certified of CFAMM.

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M’goun Summit Trek 6 Days / 5 Nights

M’goun summit trek 6 days: A unique trekking experience through the High Atlas mountains, one of the best treks in Morocco led by our team for a unique week full of adventure.  Our trek in Mgoun starts in the beautiful valley of the Ait Bouguemez. Not only do we enjoy the majestic scenery of these rugged Morocco mountains, but also the friendly and fascinating culture of the indigenous Amazigh people. 

We travel through breathtaking scenery, including verdant valleys, gushing waterfalls, and expansive views of the surrounding peaks, as we set out on this thrilling adventure. Every day of the journey reveals something new, from traversing historic Berber villages hidden away among terraced fields to climbing craggy mountain passes with views that are simply breathtaking. Our knowledgeable guides not only expertly negotiate the trails but also captivate you with fascinating stories about the history and customs of the area, deepening our understanding of the Amazigh heritage. We get together around campfires as the sun sets behind the majestic peaks, enjoying traditional Moroccan food under the starry sky and creating memories of this amazing journey that will last a lifetime.


Program: M’goun Summit Trek 6 Days / 5 Nights


Day 1: Marrakech – Azilal – Agouti – Ikkis n’Arous

Departure at 8h in the morning from Marrakech to Azilal (170km)  from which we continue on a mountain road to Agouti. There, in the valley of Ait Bouguemez (or ‘Happy Valley’), we meet our team of muleteers. After loading the mules, we start our hike to Ikkis N Arous (2300m), our campsite. Approximately 3 hours walk.

Day 2: Ikkis N’Arous -Tizi n’Tarkedite – Tarkedite plateau

We will walk up to the pass of Tizi n’Tarkedite 3450m. Here we can see the summit of Mount M’goun (4068m) for the first time. With a long descent, we continue to our camp on the large plateau of Tarkedite (2900m). Approximately 6 hours walk.

Day 3: Ascent of Mount M’goun (4068m) – Oulilimt

We wake up early in the morning to enjoy dawn while our muleteer and the others take a shorter path to the bivouac. After climbing the summit of Mount M’goun with the limestone landscape covered in shells and fossils, we can enjoy the panoramic views, especially on the south side of the Massif. A spectacular descent will bring us to the river that will take us to our campsite, close to the spring of Oulilimt (2600m). Approximately 7 hours walk.

Day 4: Trekking from Oulilimt to Aflafal

In order to relax today, we will take a shorter trek. In this way, we can enjoy the magnificent scenery of the gorges of Oulilimt. Then, the river will lead us to our camp at the riverside, near the spring of Aflafal (2100m). Approximately 4h30 walk.

Day 5: Aflafal – Tizi N’Ait Imi (2900m) – Ait Bouguemez valley

We follow the path near the river to Tighremt N’Ait Ahmed, where we change direction, a progressive ascent will lead us to an amazing panoramic view on the pass of Tizi N’Ait Imi (2900m), on Mount Ouaouglzate (3700m), Here we can see the natural borders between Azilal and Ouarzazate regions, as well as the two beautiful valleys of Ait Bouguemez and M’goun, A long descent, will take us to our lodge “gîte d’étape” in the valley. Approximately 5h30 walk.

Day 6: Ait Bouguemez – Azilal – Marrakech

On our last day of trekking in Mgoun, we take the car and drive via Azilal to Ouzoud which hosts the most spectacular waterfalls in Morocco and proceed to Marrakech.

End of your trip: M’goun summit trek 6 days


About the trip to Mgoun:

  • LEVEL: High
  • DURATION: 6 days
  • BEST PERIOD: From May till October.
  • LUGGAGE: Carried by mules during the trek.
  • TRANSPORT: Touristic transport “mini-bus” or 4wd car
  • ACCOMMODATION: Tents (1 for 2 persons) during the trekking, lodge “Gîte
    d’étape”.
  • GUIDING: A mountain guide certified of CFAMM.

Other 6 days Morocco trekking trips:

Packing list for trekking in Morocco:

  •  Small backpack for daily use
  • Good hiking shoes or boots
  • waterproof bag
  • Sleeping bag warm enough
  • Warted proof jacket
  • Base layers
  • T-chirts for hiking during the day
  • Head torch
  • Short and waterproof trousers
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat 
  • Water filtration system: Filter, purifying tablets, or UV pen
  • Bandana or Buff: 1 (for sun protection or dust)
  • Fleece or down jacket: 1 (for cold evenings)
  • Multi-tool or knife
  • Sunscreen: SPF 30 or higher
  • Camera: Optional, for capturing memories
  • Towel: Quick-dry or microfiber
  • Cash: For emergencies or purchasing items along the way
  • Cell phone: For emergencies, but be aware of limited reception in remote areas
  • Portable charger/power bank: For charging electronics
  • Entertainment: Books, cards, etc
  • Notebook and pen/pencil: For journaling or sketching
PRICE INCLUDES: Touristic Transport (Marrakech airport – Hotel, Marrakech – Agouti, Ait Bouguemez – Marrakech, Hotel – Marrakech Airport), One night in a lodge. Full board during the hike, mountain guide, cook, mules, camping equipment (foam mattress , tents, kitchen equipment …)
PRICE DOESN’T INCLUDES flights, insurance, drinks, tips, accommodation in Marrakech.

 

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