Tour Overview

Walking in Djebel Saghro (southern Ourzazate) means winter warmth, light, shapes and colors, highlands with amazing rock formations and basalt peaks, deep canyons and oases lowercase valleys surprisingly hidden in vast green spaces lunar landscape of barren mountains.

This range also forms a bridge between two contrasts: the snowy peaks of the High Atlas and the Sahara. In winter, it is the kingdom of  nomads of Ait Atta that find refuge there.

  • Grade: B
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Destination: Atlas mountains
  • Accommodation: Local Berber house or gite

Tour Details

[svtimeline] [svt-event title=”Marrakech – Ouarzazate – N’kob” date=”Day 1″ class=”svt-cd-green” ]At 8 AM departure to Ouarzazate by minibus. Lunch break in Ouarzazate, the gateway to the Sahara. Afterwards we will continue to N’kob. We will be in a beautiful part of Djebel Saghro where we will also enjoy the descent to the famous Draa Valley (more than 4 million palmtrees, the largest palm grove in Morocco). 5 hour walk, night in a lodge (the owner, Alilouche, the leader of our team carriers is a true nomad true. He and his team will handle the transfer of our luggage during ascending to Jebel Saghro). [/svt-event] [svt-event title=”N’kob – Tiguiza” date=”Day 2″ class=”svt-cd-green” ]At 7 AM start of the trek. We will cross a plateau surrounded by austere peaks to the oasis of Hanedour. We will continue to the Hanedour valley. In the afternoon, after 2 hours of walking, we will arrive at the bivouac, near impressive rock formations where our team will have put up tents. Lunch and dinner will comprise of typical Moroccan dishes – tagine, couscous, harira soup.  Night at the bivouac Tiguiza . [/svt-event] [svt-event title=”Tiguiza – Berkou Canyon” date=”Day 3″ class=”svt-cd-green” ]Overnight in tents at  Berkou Canyon(1600m). 5,30 hour walk. [/svt-event] [svt-event title=”Canyon Berkou Canyon – Tadaout N Tablah” date=”Day 4″ class=”svt-cd-green” ]Walking through the Berkou Canyon, climbing a small hill to 1960m. Overnight in tents in the middle of Tadaout N’Tablah; a rocky surreal landscape at 1800m. 5 hour walk.

[/svt-event] [svt-event title=”Tadaout N’Tadlah – Do Bab Ali ” date=”Day 5″ class=”svt-cd-green” ]We will leave Tadaout N’Tablah to achieve the gigantic cliffs of Bab N’Ali (1620m). An afternoon descent to the camp at 1563m. 5 hours walk, overnight in tents in front of the Bab N’Ali site [/svt-event] [svt-event title=”Do Bab Ali – Marrakech ” date=”Day 6″ class=”svt-cd-green” ]5 hours drive to return to Marrakech by Ousdiden. We will pass by the Tizi N’Tichka at 2260m to reach Marrakech in the afternoon. [/svt-event] [/svtimeline]

Important Information


  • English speaking guide and cook
  • Muleteers and mules for luggage
  • All the meals during the  trek + mineral water, coffee and tea
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • Excursion with local guide
  • Transportation from and to Marrakech

Not included:

  • Travel insurance
  • Lunches
  • Soft drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses