Saghro Mountain - 7 Days

Toubkal region is the most popular area with trekkers :easily accessible from Marrakech, it is an area of stunning scenery, high mountains (including Toubkal, the highest mountain in north Africa at 4167m) and typical Berber villages. The area is criss-crossed by mule tracks that cross high passes and descend into deep valleys, passing summer pastures and terraces of maize, potatoes and other crops and orchards of walnut, apple and cherry. Imlil is the main trailhead for the area.r.

Price: Available on Request

Activities: Trekking

Altitude Height: 2500m

Destination: Saghro Region

Duration: 7 Days

Level: Moderate

Mode of Travel:Walking

No. of Pax : Minimum 2 pax

Seasons :Winter

Trip Departure: Private date

6Nights/ 7Days Saghro Mountain Tek

Day 1 : Marrakech - Tizi n’Tichka Pass – Tagdilt

We leave Marrakech and drive over the Tizi n’Tichka Pass towards Ouarzazate. After a picnic lunch we continue to Tagdilt (1670m) where we stay the night in a typical Berber house (gite) at the base of the Sahgro massif.

Day 2 : Tagdilt – Amda n’Oughyoul

We meet the mule team and load the mules. This is a day of easy walking – a total of 5 hours walking – taking us into the foothills of Jebel Sahgro. In the course of the day we cross two passes and a plateau before descending into a steep valley where we spend the night camping.

Day 3 : Amda n’Oughyoul – Igli

A day of 4 hours walking, with plenty of time for sight seeing, climbing over the Kouaouch Pass (2500m), before descending through spectacular cliffs and waterfalls to arrive at the small village of Igli (2200m) where we spend the night in a Berber house (gite).

Day 4 : Igli – Bab n’Ali

This is a longer day – about 6 hours walking – climbing up to a high ridge with superb views across the surrounding area. From here we follow a valley to the Berber village of Boulouze. Following the river, we reach our campsite at the foot of Bab n’Ali.

Day 5 : Bab n’Ali – Assaka - Ighazoune n’Oumlas

We set off crossing Bab n’Ali before descending through a gorge and fantastic rock formations. Through the village of Assaka (1800m) we continue to Ighazoune n’Oumlas where we camp by the river Taoudachte – a total of 5 hours walking.

Day 6 : Ighazoune n’Oumlas – Nkob

Following the river we walk through several typical Breber villages and arrive near Nkob where we stay in a Berber house (gite) – a total of abour 5 hours walking.

Day 7 : Nkob – Marrakech

We drive from Nkob to Marrakech, through the date palms of the Draa Valley over the Tinifift Pass, stopping for lunch in Ouarzarte on our way to Marrakech.

Cost Available on Request

COST COVERS: 

·         Transport from and back to Marrakech

·         Accommodation in Camps

·         All meals during your trek

·         Experienced & professional Tour Guide

·         Mule for your bags

 

COST DOES NOT COVER:

·         Travel inssurance

·         Personal Clothing/Gears  for the trekking

·         Tipsfor  Nepalese staffs.

·         Soft drinks & Water

Useful info

Map


Essential Equipments:

  • Good walking boots and socks
  • Shoes - change for evenings
  • Water, carried by camel
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
  • Water purification e.g. iodine
  • Day sack/backpack
  • Sleeping bag (3-4 season); plus thermal liner in winter
  • Scarf to wrap around your head in a sandstorm
  • Personal items: towel, sunscreen, wet wipes, loo roll
  • Toiletries that are eco-friendly e.g. soap, shampoo etc.
  • Small First Aid Kit e.g. insect repellent, plasters, meds
  • Sunglasses.
  • Torch/Flashlight and spare batteries e.g. head torch
  • Fleece (summer)
  • Layers, windproof jacket (autumn-spring)
  • Hat for summer and warm beanie for winter plus gloves
  • Thermal underwear (autumn-spring)
  • Penknife (useful)
  • Trail snacks
  • Zip-Up bags for camera etc
  • Long baggy trousers for camel trekking
  • Sarongs have many us
    Meals: You will have the opportunity to enjoy typically Moroccan meals (tajine, couscous,.). Fresh products, canned food as a complement, meat bought in the mountains. Picnic or salads for lunch, hot ready-cooked meals for dinner. 
    We use a big tent to preparing the meals, and a mess tent to eat. The water flows out from the mountains is very pure but you should treat it otherwise to use bottle water instead of water from the sourse .

    Travel inside of morocco: For transfers between Marrakech and the starting or end point of the hike, we use minibuses or four-wheel drive vehicles or taxis depends on size of the group. During the days of the trek , mules or camels carry the luggage. 
    The Tour Prices Depends On Different Factor