At the foot of the central High Atlas mountains, on their south facing slopes, ATS organises magnificent trekking to allow discovery of one of the most beautiful regions in Morocco, the M’goun Valley and the M’goun Gorges. All around are magnificent fields of roses (in April/May), fortified villages and spectacular landscapes and where the generous hospitality Berbers is still to be found; the area is close to being a wonderful wilderness area. To reach the hike’s starting point, a full day transfer from Marrakech to Bouteghrar is needed (privately, by taxi, by minibus or by coach, depending on your group’s size). After being collected from your Marrakech accommodation (that ATS organises for you ), you will travel toward the M’goun Valley via the spectacular national road N9, over the High Atlas via the Tizi-n-Tichka Pass (at 2,260m), on to Ouarzazate, on along The Valley of a Thousand Kasbahs to El Kalaa M’gouna and finally arriving at Bouteghrar village.
Day 1 - Pick Up at airport followed by transfer to Hotel Awayou Boutaghrar where you will be welcome with mint tea.
Day 2 - (5-6 hours walk) Early departure for the Thousand Kasbahs Valley (Douar El Houtte, Agouti Gorges). After your lunch,departure for Douar, Almdoune going through the ancient kasbahs. Arrival at 6pm. Night at local B&B or bivouac.
Day 3 - (5-6 hours walk) Early departure for the the crossing of the Ameskar Gorges (ancient Kasbahs village). Lunch at the Tichki Cascade, walk through the gardens along the river.
Day 4 - (5-6 hours walk)) Departure after breakfast towards the Ait Ahmed pass (2990m). Lunch at the mountain pass summit. You will enjoy the beautiful panoramic view on Amssoud on your way down towards the M'goun spring. Arrival at 6pm and bivouac overnight stay.
Day 5 - (5-6 hours walk) After breakfast departure for M'goun spring going through smalll villages of alat Righn-Ifkirne. Lunch at 12 noon in Taghraft. Afternoon departure for the villages of Ighrm Izdern to end up at Immy Nyirkte B&B or Host families.
Day 6 - (5-6 hours walk)Departure after breakfast towards Taghzoute and the M'goun Gorges, your feet in water until Agerzga. Lunch at 12 noon when out of the M'goun Gorges continuing the trek in the afternoon towards the vilage of Tighanimin. Arrival at 6pm at Agerzga to spend the evening in bivouac or with host family.
Day 7 - (5-6 hours walk) Early departure towards Agerzga Gorges, feet in the water until the villages of Issoumar Ighrem Akdim, Ait Mrou Tizguine. Pic Nic in Tamglouna. In the afternoon you will continue going down the River of M'Goun towards the Boutarghrar Plateau, contemplating the three
Day 8 - Transfer to your airport or destination of your choice.