Jebel Sahro Winter Sunshine Trek
Morocco, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from £795 (land only) - from €955 (land only) - from $1,295 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at the group hotel in Marrakech. Complimentary airport transfers are provided for clients arriving on this day. KE Land Only services begin with the evening meal. Hotel.
Day 2: Drive across the atlas to Ouarzazate and then through the Draa Valley to N'Kob village on the fringes of the Sahara where we overnight in a local Kasbah.
Day 3: Trek into the foothills of the Jebel Sahro, through farms and villages in the Hanedour Valley. We camp 30 minutes outside of the village of Tiguiza (1210m/3970ft).
Day 4: Today we trek out of the valley and cross to the village of Tagra. Camp (1400m/4593ft). This is our base for the optional ascent of Jebel Amlal.
Day 5: Optional ascent of Jebel Amlal (c.2450m/8038ft.). Excellent views of the Atlas to the North and West and the Sahara to the South. Return to Camp.
Day 6: Trek to the high plateau of Tadaout 'n Tablah and via Bab n'Ali (reminiscent to Monument Valley) to Akebash. One of the best day's walking in Morocco. Camp (1400m/4595ft).
Day 7: Today's easy level walk takes us from the desert-like environment to a mountainous area of craggy peaks. Camp on a plateau just beyond Taoulauat (1400m/4595ft.).
Day 8: Another short day heading towards the Bou Gafer group of summits. Camp at Tadawt Tazgart (1900m/62334ft). Afternoon hike up one or two of the small summits above camp.
Day 9: A longer day as we climb up from camp to cross a high pass. We continue across a couple of high ridges, via an old French fort to the foot of Bou Gafer. Camp (1700m/5577ft.).
Day 10: Option to trek to summit of Bou Gafer (1978m/6490ft.) and then descend from camp following a stream through green valleys and deep gorges to village of Oulili. Camp.
Day 11: A short day we climb out of the the Oulili Valley and heading westwards we establish camp near the settlement of Tanemlalt at an altitude of 2050m/6726ft.
Day 12: Option to climb Amalou n Mansour (2712m/8898ft), the biggest peak in the Jebel Sahro range. Trek to roadhead and drive to Kasbah Tizzarouine where we stay overnight.
Day 13: Early start for the drive back across the Atlas to Marrakech. Late afternoon / evening to check out the remarkable central square of the Djemaa-el-Fna. Group Hotel.
Day 14: Morning sightseeing around the Djemaa-el-Fna and souks, with english speaking guide. The rest of the day is free. Group Hotel.
Day 15: KE Land Only services end after breakfast. Complimentary airport transfers are provided for clients departing this day.
This holiday involves going to moderately high altitude. During the course of your trip you will reach altitudes in excess of 2500 metres. Most people will have no difficulty with this level of altitude but before coming on the holiday, we recommend you read the advice on trekking at altitude.
GPS Trip Data
Click on the link below to view the detailed stats for this holiday via Garmin Connect. Tracked using a Garmin etrex20 you can see detailed mapping of the route, daily distances travelled, the total ascent and descent each day and maximum altitude.