M’GOUN MOUNTAIN IN CENTRAL HIGH ATLAS
The M’goun Mountain, also known as Ighil Mgoun, is located in Central High Atlas at 4068 metres and is the fourth highest peak of the Atlas Mountains. The mountain is inhabited by the Ait Atta tribe who graze their goats and camel herds at the foot of M’goun during the summer months. The local Berber tribes live in small communities and lead semi-nomadic lives, utilizing the forests and amazing cultivated lands such as Ait Bougmez Valley and Rose Valley. The wildlife that can be seen in these mountains include hare/rabbit,fox, toads,frogs, vultures, and the rare Bonelli-eagle. A few of the trees include junipers, oak tree, scrub willows, and poplars
Day 1: Transfer from Marrakech to Ait Bougmez Valley (heureuse valley) via Azilal. Overnight in Agoutti village. 7 hour of drive.
Day 2: Walking via Ait Said Village to arrive your camp in Arous Village. 4 hour of walk.
Day 3: Climbing the Aghouri mountain pass at 3,450m. Camping in Tarkedditplateau. 7-8 hour of walk.
Day 4: Climbing the M’goun peak (4068m) is optional, camping in Azib N’Oulilimt . 8-9 hour of walk.
Day 5: Trekking day to Tighramt N’Ait hamd through Aflalal. Camping. 5 hour walk.
Day 6: Hiking via Tizi n’Ait Imi 1960m, the happy valley of Ait Bougmez. Overnight in guesthouse. 6 hour of walk.
Day 7: Return to Marrakech