Discover Djebel Saghro 9days
Jebel saghro trekking can be start from September to May, we invite you to discover a magnificent region in south morocco, massif of saghro, situated in south of the central High Atlas, the last mountain barrier before the Draa Valley and large desert areas : oases and sand dunes. Saghro is a volcanic massif not too high (2712 m), but very spectacular: lunar landscapes of plateaus, sharp peaks and canyons. It’s also a land of transhumance, Ait Atta tribe with their Bedouin tents and their herds of goats.
1 Marrakech free time.
Arrival at the Menara airport. Reception and transfer to the Hotel or Riad.
2 Marrakech – Ouarzazate – N’kob – HandourTransfer by minibus
Transfer by Tizi n’ Tichka (2260 meters) and Ouarzazate, driving through spectacular landscapes, to Handour Village, the starting point of our trek. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
3 Handour – Berkik – Tifdassine – IghissiApproximately 7 hours of walking.
We reach Berkik (1240 m) and its cottages, Through path of low altitude, then Passing by Tizi Tifdassine (1850 m), in the middle of oleanders at 1625 m, to the ruined tower of Ighissi, Dinner and overnight at the camp.
4 Ighissi – Ascension Amlal – BerkikApproximately 8 hours of walking.
Crossing a small pass before leading into the valley of Assif N’Tigra. Small stream descending from Jbel Amlal at 2500 m. Then descent to Berkou at 1450m. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
5 Berkik – Tizi Tagourt – Tadaout n’Tbelah – IgliApproximately 5 hours of walking.
Climb to the Tizi N’Taggourt (1800 m) and Crossing Tadaout n’Teblah, picnic lunch, then we continue to Igli. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
6 Igli – Kouaouch – Tizi n’Ouarg – Arg PlateauApproximately 7-8 hours of walking.
Leave Igli to the Imi n’Ouarg via Kouaouch pass, a magnificent stage to reach the high plateau of Arg. Dinner and overnight at the camp.
7 Arg – Tagdilte – Boumalne dadesApproximately 5 hours of walking.
We go down to the village of Tagdilte, picnic, and then transfer to the Dades Valley. Dinner and overnight in the heart of dades gorges.
8 Boumalne dades – Ouarzazate – Tizi n’Tichka – Marrakechback to marrakech.
After breakfast, transfer to Ouarzazate, lunch, then we continue to Marrakesh via Tichka pass. Overnight at hotel or Riad
9 Marrakechfree time.
Transfer to Marrakech airport.
English speaking guide and cook
Muleteers and mules for luggage
Full board on trek + mineral water, coffee and tea
Accommodation in a Berber village (gite)
Ground transfers by minibuses/taxis: hotel – trek – hotel
4 days/3 night
Medium to hard
Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude treks)
Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated) Payment: can be made in € / $ / £ or MAD
Tips and personal expenses
Essential Equipment & Clothing:
Good hiking boots or trainers and good socks
Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
Lightweight waterproof over-trousers/rain-pants
Ice axe and crampons (winter)
3 to 4 season sleeping bag
Personal First Aid Kit