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Trek Central High Atlas, one of the most preserved mountain areas in Morocco. During this superb trek, we will clim Mount Mgoun, second highest range in Morocco
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The Central High Atlas Grand Tour

Tour & ascent of Mount Mgoun 4068m, Morocco's second highest range

12 Days, 9 Days trek, Period: Spring, Summer / Autumn, Level Sportive               

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The Central High Atlas, unlike the Toubkal, is mainly formed by sedimentary rocks. Its heavy forms are cut by many impressive canyons and superb inhabited Berber valleys. This section of the High Atlas Range is certainly the largest, thus, much more preserved and less travelled.  If you are seeking for a great trekking destination with wonderful trails, wild mountains, great people  we invite you to discover this magnificent region in the shadow of the mighty mount Mgoun, the  master piece of the Central High Atlas and second highest range in Morocco with its 4068m.   
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 - Rouguelt / 5h30 road transfer / 2h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 450m; loss: 100m After an early breakfast, we will drive east via the city of Azilal. Through a high mountain road we will get to  our trek start point at Abachkou where we will meet our Berber muleteer team at 1600m. While having our  picnic all baggage and camping equipment is loaded on the mules. Off we go for an amazing eight days trek  in the Berber land. We walk through a small valley before we take a high trail leading us to our first bivouac  near the village of Rouguelt at 2000m.  Day3.  Rouguelt - Tassaout n'Oufella / 6h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 1100m; loss: 800m Today we climb the Tizi n'Rouguelt a 2900m, on the top you can admire the superb views and the colorful  Tassaout valley. We start our long descent down to join the first villages of the Tassaout. After Tasgaiwart, we trek up along the river to reach our camp at 2350m.  Day4.  Tassout n'Oufella - Almou / 6h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 900m; loss: 400m This morning, we cross the beautiful village of Tassaout n'Oufella and climb the pass overhanging the  Wandrass Canyons, the scenery is just amazing! As we reach the pass, we hike across high transhumance  territories occupied by herds of goats and sheep, camp at 2800m.  Day5.  Almou - Mgoun 4068m - Ifri n'Ait Hammou / 9h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 1250m; loss: 1100m Today is a the "challenging" day  climbing the second highest range of Morocco. We will first walk up the Tizi  n'Oumssoud before we reach a first summit at 4001m. From then, we follow an amazing long crest with a  360° panoramic view till the top of the Mgoun 4068m. After enjoying a good pause on the summit, we will  make our way downhill towards our lovely bivouac settled at 2900m. (For those who wouldn't like to do the  Mgoun Ascent, they can go with the mules on an easier trail (5h walk).   Day6.  Ifri n'Ait Hammou - Ameskar / 5h30 trekking / Altitude, gain: 400m; loss: 1150m Apart from short uphill sections, most of today is easy downhill to reach the first villages on the southern  flanks of the Mgoun. You will discover the amazing architecture of the Kasbahs and how every inch of  cultivable land is used. Camp is set near Ameskar  Day7.  Ameskar - Aguerzega - Tighanimine / 5h30 trekking / Altitude, gain: 300m; loss: 150m An early start this morning join the Mgoun Valley, as a new road was built , we are going to use a local  minibus to avoid walking in this less interesting area for hiking. We carry on our trekking adventure from the  village of Aguerzega, and walk up the Mgoun River. As we progress, the canyons are more and more  impressive untill we reach our camp near Tighanimine at 1750m.  Day8.  Aguerzega - Imi n'irkt / 6h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 350m; loss: 150m Again feet in the water, the flowing river of the Mgoun sculpted some spectacular gorges a real climax of the  trek! Out of narrowest part we will take an amazing handmade path to overhang the canyons from the top.  Our trek continues feet in the water and eyes contemplating these amazing landscapes until our camp near  Imi n'Irkt.  Day9.  Imi n'Irkt - Tighremt n'Ait Hamd / 6h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 400m; loss: 100m A cool day on the trails linking Berber villages and cultivated terraces of the upper Mgoun Valley "Ouzighimt".  This day might be a good occasion to experience a mint tea ceremony in a local village. Our camp is set near  the ancient fort of Tighremt n'Ait Ahmed at 2300m.  Day10. Tighremt n'Ait Hamd - Bouguemez / 6h00 trekking / Altitude, gain: 650m; loss: 1000m Today is our last full day walk. You will climb the Tizi n'Ait Imi Pass at 2960m, from top you will admire the  enchanting green valley of Bouguemez. A zigzagging path will lead us to the village of Ait Imi and further  down our gite for a last night in the Atlas Mountain. Day11. Bouguemez - Marrakech / 5h30 road transfer A short walk through the intensely cultivated fields of the "Happy Valley" before we meet with our minibus. A  5h30 transfer will take us back to the animated city of Marrakech, overnight in a Riad in the medina on B&B  basis. Day12. Return flight A transfer is organised from your hotel to Marrakech Airport to take your return flight. 

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• 2 nights in hotel in Marrakesh • English speaking guide, and cook • Muleteers and mules for assistance • Full board on trek with coffee and tea • 1 picnic + 1 restaurant on transfers • Ground transfers by 4x4 & minibuses: (airport -    hotel - trek - hotel - airport) •  All camping equipment (except sleeping bags) • 1 night in 3*Hotel in Marrakesh (HB basis) • 6 nights camping, 3 nights in gite (FB basis)
• International flight to and from Marrakech & Airport taxes • Morocco Visa fees • Travel insurance    • Soft/alcoholic drinks      • Optional trips and sightseeing tours   • Additional nights at the beginning or  end of trip   • Tips and personal expanses • Lunch & dinner in Marrakesh at the end of tour.
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Our trek in the Central Hight Atlas starts in the valley of Ait Boulli, from there we hike the Tizi n’Rouguelt to overhang the superb Tassaout Valley. The  following trekking day we approch tha summit of mount Mgoun to climb it from the southern Face. Our trek continues towards the superb Mgoun Valley,  we hike up the river from Berber village to another to walk the  stunning Mgoun Gorges as narrow as 3 meters! Our trek carries on to the upper Mgoun  Valley to climb the Tizi n’Ait Imi. From there, we walk down to the Bouguem Vallew where our amazing trek ends.
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