Walk to discover By Climb Mount Mgoun or M’goun, Morocco’s 2nd highest range 4068m. During this short trek, you will hike amazing valleys of the Central High Atlas like Ait Bouguemez Day Hikes Toubkal Mgoun The Desert Family Treks Snow Trips A la Carte

Mgoun Express 

Ascent of the Djebel Mgou 4068m Morocco's 2nd highest range.

6 Days, 3 & 1/2 Days trek, Period: Spring / Summer / Autumn, Level: Sportive


Our “Express” route will lead you to the top of the Mgoun, Morocco’s 3rd  highest summit. During an  amazing three days trek in the heart of the Central  High Atlas, you will discover the famous  Bouguemez Valley and a less visited  trekking area!   
Day1.  Marrakech Arrival at Marrakech airport where you will be welcomed by your guide and transfer to your 3* hotel in the  medina of Marrakech, overnight on half board basis  Day2.  Marrakech - Azilal - Ait Bouguemez / 5h30 road transfer / 2h00 walk Early morning, you will be met by your guide and drive east towards the Central High Atlas via the city of  Azilal. The road snakes up and down to reach the Bouguemez Valley where our trek starts at 1780m. A first  ramble will lead us through this magnificent valley with a unique architecture and secular way of life. From  the top of Sid Moussa (a local shrine) you will admire the amazing stripe of green surrounded by imposing  peaks. By the end of the day we reach our gite where we spend the night in the heart of the village of Ait Imi  at 1900m high.   Day3.  Ait Bouguemez - Afra / 7h00 trek / Altitude, gain: 1600m; loss: 400m In the morning, we meet with our muleteer team, after all our package is loaded our adventure can start.  The path climbs steadily through juniper and oaks "forest" passing some shepherd houses.  As we reach the  pass, an amazing panoramic view stretches in front of us with the majestic mount Mgoun barrier ahead of us.  After a good picnic stop, we start our way down crossing nomad territories who graze in the area from May to  late October. At the end of the afternoon we reach our first camp set at 2960m high. Day4.  Mgoun Base Camp - Mgoun Summit - Tarkeddit / 9h00 trek / Altitude, gain: 1200m; loss: 1260m A very early start to climb the summit of mount Mgoun,  a direct path up an impressive comb will lead us to  the crets at 4000m high! A last push to the top of the summit to enjoy the amazing views extending to the  anti-Atlas and Sahara far south. After a rewarding picnic, we start our long way down on a superb crest  before a steep descent leading us to our camp on the Tarkeddit Plateau where we will be welcomed by a  refreshing mint tea, camp at 2897m.  Day5. Tarkeddit - Bouguemez - Marrakech / 5h30 trek / Altitude, gain: 550m; loss: 1300m The day starts by a short downhill section before we climb the Tizi n'Marate. From the top we will have a  good view on the beautiful Arouss Valley and its canyons. We go down the "Azib n'Ikiss" to join the villages of  Arouss and AIt Said where our superb trek ends. After farewell to our muleteer team and the Atlas Mountains,  we take our minibus back to Marrakech. We reach our hotel at the end of the day, overnight in a Riad in the  médina, (B, L).  Day6. Return Flight Depend on your flight  schedule, a transfer is organised for you to take to return flight. 

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• 2 nights in 3* Hotels in Marrakesh • English speaking guide, and cook • Muleteers and mules for assistance • Full board on trek with coffee and tea • Ground transfers by 4x4 or minibuses • 1 night in gite & 2 nights camping
• Travel insurance  • Soft/alcoholic drinks • Additional nights at the beginning or end of trip • Tips and personal expanses • Hotels and meals in Marrakesh
The M’goun is the second highest range in Morocco. It is the master piece of the Central High Atlas overlooking towards the Anti-Atlas and the Djebel  Saghro and Shara south and the Middle Atlas North. Unlike Toubkal, the Mgoun is wide sedimentary range cut by impressive lime canyons and superb  inhabited valleys. Our short trek to summit of the Mgoun aims to reach the top in tow days hike. It is an amazing trek starting from Ait Bouguemez,  commonly known as the “happy Valley”
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