During this adventure, you will discover the mountains of Morocco by foot. It is the best way to see the landscapes of Atlas mountains because you will have time to enjow the view and to be in the nature.
Day 1 : Arrival
Arrival at the airport, you will take a taxi to check-in at the Riad Jona.
Day 2 : Departure from Marrakech by 4X4
Departure from 8:30 AM to arrive in Ouzoud waterfalls two hours leter. It will be the moment to make a break and a little walk to go at waterfalls. You will take the lunch in Azilal. Then, you will take a mountain road to Tabant where you will spend the night.
Day 3 : Trek : Tizi N’Aït Imi pass – mountain of Waouglzat – M’Goun Aflafal valley
Departure from Trabant, the most important village of the valley where the school of mountains guides is located. You will be joined by mules, muleteers, cook and guide. (1 muleteer/mule)
You will start the climb to Tizi N’Aït Imi pass. You will take the lunch in a plateau from where you will have a panoramic view on the 2 hillsides south and north of the mountain of Waouglzat. At south, the mountain chain of M’Goun and at north the Happy valley. During the afternoon, you will go down the M’Goun valley. The bivouac for the night will be installed in Aflafal, location meaning the the place of sources (2,200 meters).
Day 4 : Trekking Oulilimt (5h of walk)
Departure to Oulilimt (2600 meters) by following the valley (moderated climbing). Almost 2h30 in the morning and between 2h and 2h30 during the afternoon.
The midday break will be made in the shade of junipers. Tou will hav a night in Oulilimt, a little plateau surrounded by the 2 hillsides of the mountain. Maybe you will meet nomads doing a step at this location.
Day 5 : Tarkedit (7h of walk)
2 possibilities : For volunteers, climbing of M’Goun mount at 4,068 meters. Between 6h and 7h30 of walk (ascent, descent), departure at 6:00 AM. Pic-nic at the top. For the others, departure with the muleteers at around 8:00 AM into following the valley to the plateau of Tarkeditv (2,500 meters) where everybody will met together fot the night.
Tarkedit to Ikkis. Departure at 8 :00 AM, climb to the Maskik pass (3,200 meters, moderate effort) where you will pic-nic. About the afternoon, you will go at Ikkis sheepfolds (tray of pastures at 2,600 meters). You will spend the night there.
Day 7 : Aarous valley – Agouti – Tabant
From Ikkis to Agouti (1,700 meters). During the half of the day, descent to Aarous valley surrounded by hundred-year-old walnuts. You will take your lunch in the shade of these trees. In the afternoon, the 4X4 will join you and then you will come back to Marrakech at the end of the afternoon.
Day 8 : Departure
End of the trip so you will take a taxi to go to the airport
To know :
In the Haut-Atlas like in other mountains, the weather can change quickly and unpredictably. You must take in your bag, even if it is not the season, warm clothes and foil blanket.