Trekking in jbel Saghro

This volcanic mountain region does not experience true winter snows like the High Atlas making it perfect for winter hiking. The Saghro is situated between the High Atlas mountains and the Sahara desert and makes a nice link to also camel trek overnight and explore the Erg Chebbi dunes near Merzouga. You’ll completely traverse the Saghro Massif walking. High uplands and volcanic monoliths resemble the U.S. southwest with soaring mesas, sparse vegetated plateaus, hidden springs and canyon oasis where you can freely ramble. You’ll meet and have tea with Ait Atta nomads living in this harsh and remote landscape. Jackal, fox, wolf, toads, frogs, wild sheep, gazelle, vulture, Buzzard and the rare Bonelli-eagle survive here. Trees include date palms, acacia, tamarisk and oleander.

Day 1
  • Traslado desde Marrakech a Nekob en las Saghromountains, un viaje de 300 kms que incluye el paso Tichka y la ciudad de Ouarzazate. Cargamos las mulas y nos dirigimos a dar un breve paseo hasta nuestra primera noche de alojamiento en una casa bereber (casa rural).
Day 2
  • Oasis Tifdassine – Irhazzounen\’Imlass Este es un día de caminata fácil -alrededor de 5 horas en total- que incluye el oasis de Tifdassine (1210m) para llegar a nuestro campamento cerca de Irhazzounen\’Imlass.
Day 3
  • Valle de Amguis – Bab n\’Ili – Ousdidene La ruta de hoy es a lo largo del valle de Amguis a través del pueblo de Amguis (1400m) y en interesantes formaciones rocosas para llegar, después de aproximadamente 6 horas, a Boilouz donde acamparemos en el oasis.
Day 4
  • Boilouz – Valle de Afourar – Igli Oasis – Tassigdelt Durante el día ascenderemos 700m hasta Tassigdelt, pasando el pequeño pueblo si Igli en el camino. Acampamos en Tassigdelt después de una caminata de aproximadamente 6 horas.
Day 5
  • Tassigdelt – Kouaouch – Almoun\’Ouarg Hoy llegamos a la cima de Kouaouch (2600m) antes de descender a nuestro campamento a 2300m. Un total de 6 horas caminando ..
Day 6
  • Iferd – Allili – Plateau de Tagdiite – Dades Valley – Ouarzazte – Marrakech Today we walk down to the Dades Valley, crossing Iferd (2450m) on the way, before picking up our transport for the 6 to 7 hour journey back to Marrakech.
INCLUDED
Fully escorted: fully escorted by local mountain guide, muleteers and cook.

Accommodation in Gites, Mountain hut, Berber homes & Bivouac.

All Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Mules for luggage .

Bivouac & Kitchen Materiel. NOT INCLUDED

Travel & Accident Insurance.

Drinks and items of a personal nature.

Tips.

Personnel Equipment.

Anything else not mentioned on (section what’s included).

 

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