Great Crossing of the atlas Morocco, Toubkal to ait bouguemez valley
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Great Crossing of the atlas

Great Crossing of the atlas. 22 days including 18 days of walk.

More than 250 km separate the end points of this itinerary, which remains one of the most beautiful trekking in Morocco. Many valleys, high plateaus, beautiful remote villages, these places are world of nomadic Berber world that perpetuates the traditions remarkable.
From the foot of the mythical summit, Toubkal (4167 m), the highest in North Africa, we will take the high altitude trails to reach the plateau of Yagour and its rock carvings, then Tizi ‘n Tichka. We will join the beautiful valley of Tessaout, before climbing the viewpoint of the central Atlas, Jebel Mgoun (4068 m).

Great Crossing of the atlas, Toubkal to ait bouguemez

Berber village

Great Crossing of the atlas, Toubkal to ait bouguemez

Our camping in the mountains

Itinerary:

Day 1: Marrakech:
Reception at airport and transfer to the Riad or hotel.
Overnight at the hotel or riad.

Day 2: Marrakech | Toubkal:
Transfer to Imlil. (1760 m, picnic in Aremd. Climb to the Neltner (3 200 m) at the Foot of Toubkal mount.
Dinner and overnight at the camp. 5hrs walking. Elevation: 1440 m

Day 3: Toubkal
Early morning, climb the Toubkal (4167m) and back to our camp.Dinner and overnight under tents.
5hrs walking. Elevation 960 m / – 960m

Day 4: Toubkal | Imhilen:
Pass by Tizi’N'Ouanoums (3700 m), then go down towards Lake Ifni (2400 m) and Imhilen Village.
Dinner and overnight under tents. 6h30 walking. Elevation 500 m /- 1300m

Day 5: Imhilen | Azibs of Likemt:
Down via the Tifnout valley until Amzouzert and Tizi’N'Ouraï (3109 m), then go down to the azibs of Likemt (2450m).
Dinner and overnight under tents. 6h30 walking. Elevation 700 m /- 550m

Day 6: Azibs of Likemt | Assaka:
Rise the pass of Oumchichka(3000 m), crossing “Amenzel (2400 m)”the highest village in the Atlas.
Dinner and overnight under tents at Assaka(2100 m). 7hrs walking. Elevation +550m / - 900m

Day 7: Assaka | Amdouz:
Descent of the “Aasif n’oufra” gorges, walk in water for 3 hours before joining the village of Setti Fatma(1550m), then Climb to the plateau of Yagour via Imi’N'Tadert village. camp above the village of Anamer.
Dinner and overnight under tents. 7hrs walking. Elevation +550 m/- 350m

Day 8: Amdouz | Village of Ouarzazt:
Crossing the plateau Yagour. Discovery of rock carvings and pass through the Tizi Yagour (2300), then down on village of Ouarzazt (2100m).
Dinner and overnight at the cottage. 4h30 walking. Elevation +300 m/-300m

Day 9: Village of Ouarzazt | Afra:
Descent into the valley of Zat to the Azgour village (1400m), and ascent to the lawns of Afra (2100m).
Dinner and overnight under tents. 6h30 walking. Elevation +700 m /-700m

Day 10: Afra | Titoula:
Departure to the Tizi n’tichka (2200m), then we rise the ISK n’Izikhs (2500m) to reach the Titoula valley by Tilgui Gorge.
Dinner and overnight under tents at Titoula (2100m). 7hrs walking. Elevation +400 m /-400m

Day 11: Titoula | Lake Mchalte:
By the collar of Taourirt n’tougarine (2900 m), then arrival in assif n’tichka.
Dinner and overnight in tents near Mchalte lake (2400 m). 7hrs walking. Elevation +800 m/-500m

Day 12: Lake Mchalte | Akka n’tisnt:
By the Tizi n’Issermad, we cross the ridge of Jebel Tighaline (2700 m), go down to the valley of Terga (2000 m).
Dinner and overnight under tents at akka n’tisnt. 5hrs walking. Elevation +300 m /-700m

Day 13: Akka n’tisnt | Taoudja:
Via Tizi n’Warg in the 2650m, we descend to the village of Taghfist, picnic lunch and then continuation to the pass of taoudja.
Dinner and overnight at the camp near a small source (2400m). 6h30 walking. Elevation +650 m/-910m.

Day 14: Taoudja | Ait Ali n’ito:
By the pass of the sheep taglist (2100 m), we arrive at the beautiful village of Megdaz and attics fortified.
Dinner and overnight at the cottage at Ait Ali n’ito (1800 m). 6hrs walking. Elevation +400 m/-300m.

Day 15: Ait Ali n’ito | Tassaout Gorges:
Rise in the valley of Tassaout, through the villages of Ait Hamza, Ichbakkene, Amzri and Tassgaiwalt.
Dinner and overnight at the Bivouac at the entrance to the Tassaout gorges (2200 m. 6h30 walking. Elevation+ 400 m.

Day 16: Tassaout Gorges | Sources of Tassaout:
Up on the set of Tarkkedit via Asdrem (3100m, then down to the Sources of Tassaout at 2800m.
Dinner and overnight under tents. 6h30 walking. Elevation +900 m/-300m.

Day 17: Sources of Tassaout | Arouss Gorges:
Ascension of Mgoun (4068 m). Descent to the Tizi ‘N’Oumsoud, then the entry of Arouss gorges (2500 m).
Dinner and overnight under tents. 8hrs walking. Elevation +1168m/-1568m.

Day 18: Gorges Arouss | Ikkis:
Descent to the azibs Arouss by Tizi’N'Asdrem (2800 m). Dinner and overnight under tents at Ikkis (2100m).
6hrs walking. Elevation +300 m/-700m.

Day 19: Ikkis | Valley Ait Bougmez:
Pass via the Arous valley to the valley of Ait Bougmez; discover many villages of this beautiful area.
Dinner and overnight at the lodge at (1800 m). 4hrs walking. Elevation -300m.

Day 20: Valley of Ait Bougmez | Marrakech:
After the night in ait bougemez valley, return to Marrakech by minibus.
Overnight at the hotel or Riad. 5hrs driving.

Day 21: Marrakech
Free day to discover the red town. Overnight at the hotel or Riad.

Day 22:
Transfer to Marrakech airport.

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