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Atlas Traverse

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Atlas Traverse

A fantastic trekking holiday in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains that takes you through the land of the Berbers and sightseeing at the historic Kasbah at Telouet.


Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech
Day 2: After breakfast drive to the start of your trek in the picturesque Bou Guemez Valley. Walk for 3 hours to reach the first camp site in Arous.
Day 3: Cross a series of passes, the Tizi n-Oumskiyk (2909m) and Tizi n-Tarkeddit (3250m) before dropping down to a pasture below Jebel Mgoun. Camp at 2900m.
Day 4: An early start for those ascending Jebel Mgoun (4069m). The ridge to Mgoun is breath-taking and the summit affords a splendid view towards the Sahara. Return to camp.
Day 5: At the western end of the plateau, climb over a pass (3216m) and descend into the Tessaout Valley. Camp at Imi Nikiss village.
Day 6: Walk alongside the river passing several villages including the small nomadic settlement of Ichbbakane to reach your overnight halt in the village of Ait Ali Nitto. Stay overnight in a Gite.
Day 7: Leaving the Tessaout Valley you head south to the impressively located village of Megdaz. (2000m). You cross Tizi Awrghiz (2450m) to reach Taoudja (2320m). Camp overnight.
Day 8: Cross the Tizi n'Fredoute (2800m) and the Tizi n-Tghaghayt (2838m) to reach the spectacularly located Lake Tamda. Camp overnight.
Day 9: Optional ascent of Jebel Anghomar, then follow the Ounilla stream down to Tighza (1980m). Stay overnight in a Gite.
Day 10: Drive back to Marrakech via Tizi n’tichka (2260m) and a visit to the famous Kasbah of Glaoui.
Day 11: Depart from hotel

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What's included:

  • Full Escort: Fully escorted by local mountain guide, muleteers and cook
  • All Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
  • Transport: Minibus or 4x4 transfers

What is not included:

  • Meals in Marrakech
  • International flights
  • Sleeping bags
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Drinks and items of a personal nature
  • Additional hotel nights after trek, although these can be purchased from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single.

Contact Mohamed

Douar awrikt telout
+212 668 153 731
+212 662 138 038

Please note: Mohamed is trekking most days so may not be able to respond immediately, but will try to contact you as soon as he can.

Atlas Traverse

Duration: 11 days

Price by group size:
2-3 people $825 each
4 people $715 each
5-14 people $600 each

(Prices are based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent)

Difficulty Level 3

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The M'goun peak
Magdaz village

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