We talk a lot about the region of Ait Bouguemmaz and the Mgoun Gorges, the valley of the roses, Valley of the 1000 Kasbahs, we confirm by this beautiful program the great beauty of the landscape of the valleys crossed, Berber villages perched on cliffs and cliffs , Spectacular gorges, as well as old fortresses, Kasbahs in the valley of roses. We will discover this beautiful massif from north to south, in fact our hike is a crossing of the Mgoun of the north slope to the south slope while crossing the great chain of The Igoudamene, a contrast unimaginable for a few kilometers from Ait Bouguemaz and Valley of the Roses, especially the interest to visit Valley of 1000 Kasbahs and Ouarzazate as well as the pre-desert landscape and the Tichka pass before plunging to the mountains of Haut Atlas of Marrakech
Whatever the time of your arrival, day or night, a member of our team comes to welcome you at the airport Menara of Marrakech. If your arrival time allows, visit the dynastic city of Marrakech and its sights.
Transfer by taxi or minibus, to the hotel – medium category, double room equipped with hot shower and toilet. Breakfast only.
Wake up at 6 am, breakfast at 7 am, departure scheduled at 8 am, this schedule always depends on the time you arrived the day before, in minibus, 4X4 depending on the number of participants, direction Azilal, the capital of this massif, Lunch, and last purchases before entering mountain, then direction col OUGHBAR 2200m, panoramic view on the relief, mountain chains of TIZAL-AZOURKI-IGOUDAMENE-MGOUN-RAT, then long descent on a paved mountain road, by valley Ait Abbes, then Tighza our trail of adventure begins, dusty, we are in the heart of the valley happy to have bouguemmaz, installation at our berbere inhabitant in ISKATAFEN village or other, welcome to the berbere by a mint tea and some fruits Dry especially walnuts, then free stroll through the houses and fields of the Berber villages, dinner prepared by our Berber family.
Duration: 6H of road / 290 kms
Wake up at 6 am, breakfast at 6:30 am, we prepare our first stage around 7 am, our mules take time to share the weight, and then we catch up before the Pass, we discover the village EL HAD of TABANT (Market on Sunday) We continue our last part of the valley to Bouguemmaz by the village Ait IMI 1900m, under gigantic walnut trees, centenaries, we cross the village to IMI, then we begin to climb after the source Ait IMI in 2000m, the walnut will be replaced by the A red and thurifer for a few tens of minutes, then no shade, until the Col 2910m count 5 h of climb, several turns, the climb is not at all hard, very progressive, but long, with each detour The view is surprising on the fields of wheat or gigantic walnut trees of the happy valley, at the pass our picnic lunch, because we will have no possibility to make a cold meal, no water, it is necessary to refuel Water in Taban T (purchase of bottles of mineral water), after the picnic lunch and rest, relive the good moments of effort, panoramic view of the chains and valleys of the Mgoun Massif, long descent on a path easy, Towards the valley Oulilimt, which gives life to another valley, that of Ouzighimt, installation at TIGHREMT N AIT AHMED, an old granary which was used for the caravanners of the desert. Camp. Only stage with uneven, the rest that of the descent.
Duration: 6H / positive drop of 1100m and negative of 600m
After the first strong stage of positive drop and lack of water, and its arid mountain, here is the day of the reward, that of the descent of the valley of Ouzighimt, a wonderful valley, we walk along the river , Left bank, a valley unique of its kind, because its inhabitants stand out from the other berberes of other valleys, especially women with their hairstyle and their costumes, we cross several Berber villages, EL MRABTINE-IGHREM IZEDERN, At the edge of the river at TAGHREFT – then we continue our crossing towards IMIN IRKT, possibility to take off our shoes sometimes, if our hike is the month of April-May (at the time of melting snow), installation of our camp in TARZOUTE, A small village, but not to avoid it because it is at the entrance of the gorges.
Duration: 5H30 / negative drop 300 m
We leave early, to avoid the hours suitable for storms (14 to 18H), we are certain to cross water, sometimes cold with a strong current, our mules follow us on the same destination, to provide tennis, Really the most beautiful and spectacular gorges of the High Atlas, 2 to 3 H of crossing in the water, not always strong, but several passages in the water, a time when the gorges are narrow, we stay in the water often cold Refreshing in the heat of summer for a moment; At the exit, we will be invited by our cook to take a hot tea and a fresh lunch at the source Ifasfas then we cross the village of TIRANIMINE, then we camp with the village AGUERZAKA.
It is the stage of stroll and discovery, while still crossing still some passages in the water, the tennis will be in the same bag of the day, terraced crops are intensified, seen the great expanses of The valley on both banks, but still insufficient because the villages are enlarged and the population has become more important than ever, fruit trees, fine trees take more place than walnut trees, apple trees and cherry trees because it is warmer in In the past, our lunch will be planned near the village of Boutaghrar, the chief town of the Ighil valley of the Mounoun and Uzighimt, a large agglomeration of the two banks of Wadi Mgoun on the left and right. Kasbahs fortresses take place, mountain houses, because the valley is getting richer, by its proximity to Kelaa de Mgouna, Dades valley and Na National road that runs from Tinghir to Ouarzazate, as well as the weekly market and surtou T the cultivation of the roses we gather each month of May for the feast of roses (beginning), we are then in the heart of the valley of the roses, after the lunch continuation towards Timistiguit, then the beautiful Village Ait Said, Tourbiste and Finally Hdida, night in the inhabitant.
The night at the inhabitant was relaxing after the last few days of great difference in altitude.On morning at 8H, quiet breakfast, it is not a stage with climbs and descents, a small walk through the fields of the We cross the left bank of the valley at the foot of the Igoudaméne towards Idoukalne then Ait Ziri and finally Agouti, 10 kms in 2H30, our Minibus or Taxi will wait for us at 12H in the village of Tighza where we will lunch then transfer to Azilal And Marrakech in the late afternoon. Overnight at the hotel.
Duration: 6H of road / 320 kms
If your departure time allows, visit the gardens and historical monuments of the royal city (palace / museum / Koranic school / Koutoubia mosque / Saadian Tombs).
We wish you a pleasant journey back home and hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again.
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