Mountain Saghro Trek

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 8 Days
Destination Atlas Mountains
Trip Grade Moderate
Activity Trekking
Transportation Car/taxi/4x4
Accomodation Guest Houses & Camp
Meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner in Trekking
Max. Altitude 2712m
Group Size 2-above
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Jbel Saghro Massif lies between the High Atlas mountains and the Sahara desert. We'll traverse the range, ending on the Sahara side of Saghro. High peaks and volcanic monoliths resemble the U.S. southwest with soaring mesas, sparse vegetated plateaus, hidden springs and canyon oasis. We'll meet and have tea with Ait Atta nomads living in this harsh and remote landscape. Jackal, fox, wolf, toads, frogs, wild sheep, gazelle, vulture, Buzzard and the rare Bonelli-eagle also live here. Trees include date palms, acacia, tamarisk and oleander

Trip Highlights

  • Beautiful Villages & Mountains
  • Atlas Peaks views
  • Wonderful landscape
  • Culture Villages

Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Marrakech :
  • Day 02:Marrakech - Ait Youl :
  • Day 03:Tidkit - Tizi N'Tagmout - Ait Ouzzine :
  • Day 04: N'Ait Ouzzine - Tifdassine:
  • Day 05:Tifdassine - Igli :
  • Day 06:Igli - Bab N'Ali :
  • Day 07:N'kob - Ouarzazate or Marrakech :
  • Day 08:Transfer to the Ouarzazate or Marrakesh airport. :

Detail Itinerary

Cost Includes

  • Transport from and back to Marakech
  • Mountain Guide
  • Accommodation
  • Mule to carry your lugagges.
  • All meals during your two days trek
  • Cook

Cost Excludes

  • Your personal expenses
  • Alcoholic drinks, chocolates, tea and coffee
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Travel inssurance


Day 1: Arrival and transfer to the hotel in Marrakech :

Pick you up from airport and transfer to your Hotel

Day 2: Marrakech - Ait Youl : After breakfast, transfer to Ait Youl, meeting with the mule team, loading of the equipment and then start of the trek. We will cross douars and villages from K. Mgouna until the foot of the Saghro chain. We leave the M'goun behind us and arrive in the heart of a volcanic landscape planted here and there with wormwood. Overnight in tents at Tidkit 1600 m. (6h30 walk).

Day 3: Tidkit - Tizi N'Tagmout - Ait Ouzzine :

After breakfast, we go along the foot of the Afougahl Mountain. Then we go down into a valley planted with oleanders. This valley leads us to the Elmar plateau until the Tagmoute Col at 1890 m. The afternoon leads us to the Tin Ouayour Mountain in order to reach the Assaka villag. Overnight in tents at N'Ait Ouzzine 1600 meters. (6 hours walk).

Day 4: N'Ait Ouzzine - Tifdassine:

We follow the Assaka valley and cross a succession of small villages: Tajlalacht, berkik, berkou. Herds of goats and sheep allow villagers to live decently. The arrival on the south side of Saghro is scheduled for late afternoon. Overnight in tents at Tifdassine. (6 hours 30 of walk).

Day 5: Tifdassine - Igli :

We keep going east to the pass of Alhyabe. We cross ilhazzoue and then the Tadaoute N'Tiblahe plateau. We have a magnificent view over volcanic landscape made of rocky peaks, basaltic conglomerates and tormented rocks. Overnight in tents at Igli 1600 meters. (7 hours walk).

Day 6: Igli - Bab N'Ali :

We come up to Tissagdalte from where we will have a panoramic view of the Bab n'Ali conglomerate. We will leave the mules and continue with the vehicles towards N'KOB. Overnight in a guesthouse. (3 hours of walking and 1 hour 30 minutes by car).

Day 7: N'kob - Ouarzazate or Marrakech :

Visit of N'kob. Way back to Ouarzazate or Marrakech by the Draa Valley. Overnight in an hotel.

Day 8: Transfer to the Ouarzazate or Marrakesh airport. :

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