5 Days Djebel Siroua Trek anti Atlas

Daily Tour 8 days
Djebel Siroua Visit Marrakesh Tour Guide: Hassan

5 Days Djebel Siroua Trek anti Atlas, Located in the south of Toubkal Massif, the Jebel Siroua (3305 m) is an old volcanic massif, a land of fortified villages with their attics « called Igoudar », symbols of a very strong tradition. At the foot of the villages, fields irrigated by mountain streams, growing barley, wheat, saffron wich is an important economic activity for the local communities in Jebel Siroua mountain. The women weave beautiful carpets and sell the product at the souk of Taznaght, Sheep farming is another important resource for local people, many shepherds’ houses and sheep folds, called Azib, are occupied by the Berber a part of the year (spring and summer).
5 Days Djebel Siroua Trek anti Atlas, the Siroua is clearly visible from the summit of Toubkal and is considered a « natural water tower » because of the snow that accumulates from December to March. This is an ideal area for walking through fantastic landscapes and deep valleys.

At First Sight

  • Group Size 2 to 16
  • 5 days trekking of 5 to 6 hours
  • Max altitude – Mount Siroua 3305 meters
  • Airport Transfers Included
  • Join In Marrakesh
Accommodation & Meals

  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • 2 Nights Hotel with Breakfast
  • 5 Nights Mobil camp

Marrakesh Airport (Google Map)

Trekking to Jebel Siroua mountain starts at 8 but may be subject to change depending on the season..

Quote of Trekking to Jebel Siroua

GROUP SIZE 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10+
PRICE/PERSON €730 €670 €620 €590 €570 €550 €530 €510 €490

  • Picks up & drops by private car/Van/Bus/Taxi.
  • All your standard Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • 5 nights in camping during the trek, 2 night in the Hotel or Riad.
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder English, Italian, Spanish or French speaking Guide.
  • Muleteers and mules to carry your luggage and our equipment.
  • Campsite This is the high-level classic style of trekking also known as camping (fully organized treks) supplying all camping equipment (sleeping, kitchen, dining and toilet tents etc) along with the food and cooker will prepare hot meals with attention towards variety and hygiene and nutrition to serve you.

  • Lunch and dinner in Marrakech.
  • All kinds of drinks like, water, beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Tips for staffs and drivers.
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Other items not mentioned over in package included.

What to Expect on a 5-Day Djebel Siroua Trek in the Anti-Atlas

Jebel Siroua, also known as Jebel Sirwa, is a mountain range in the Anti-Atlas region of Morocco. Trekking in Jebel Siroua offers a unique and challenging experience, allowing you to explore stunning landscapes, Berber villages, and rich cultural heritage. Here's what you can expect when trekking in Jebel Siroua:

    • Djebel Siroua is known for sheepfolds villages for semi-nomadic Berber communities who migrate with their herds to find suitable grazing grounds coming from Other villages around. Meeting and interacting with these families can provide insights into their traditional lifestyle, cultural practices, and the challenges they face.
    • Saffron cultivation in Jebel Siroua is an important economic activity for the local communities. The terraced fields of saffron contribute to the picturesque scenery, especially during the saffron blooming season. The spice is highly valued, and the region’s saffron is known for its quality.
    • Unique Landscapes: The trek in Djebel Siroua offers a diverse range of landscapes, from grazing grounds plateaus. The relative isolation of the area may enhance the feeling of being immersed in nature, away from the hustle and bustle of more frequented tourist destinations.

Solitude and Tranquility of jebel siroua massif

  • If you’re seeking a trek with fewer tourists and a more solitary experience, Djebel Siroua could be an ideal choice. The tranquility of the surroundings and the absence of large tourist crowds can create a peaceful and serene atmosphere. This region is a captivating blend of nature’s wonders, featuring expansive fields of saffron, meadows adorned with a riot of colorful flowers, quaint stone villages, and awe-inspiring vistas. Amidst this breathtaking scenery, the area is also home to the distinctive Ait Ouaouzguit Berber tribe, adding a cultural richness to the already enchanting tapestry of the Jebel Sirwa

Tourism has been our hobby since childhood, starting in 1994. Over the years, we have continuously improved our experience by accompanying groups all over Morocco. In 2003, we began leading groups officially as licensed guides under Number 420. Finally, in 2018, we established a fully licensed Travel Company based in Marrakesh, operating under license number 10P/19.

This ample experience that we will share with you will undoubtedly guide you to an unforgettable tour in Morocco.

Day 01 : Marrakesh

Upon your arrival at Marrakesh airport, you will be welcomed by your tour guide and transferred to your riad or hotel for an overnight stay. If you arrive early enough, you can visit some of Marrakech’s beautiful monuments and take a stroll in the bustling markets of the Medina.

  • Accommodation: Riad or Hotel.
  • Meals:  no meal is included

Please note: If you plan to arrive at Ouarzazate Airport, please inform us in advance. You can also check departure information from Ouarzazate by clicking here.

Day 02 : Marrakech – Tizi n Tichka 2260 m – Skoumt 1600 m

We leave Marrakech and take the road of the Atlas Mountains. After Marrakesh plains, we head up our way throughout Atlas mountain valleys until Tichka pass, which offers an amazing view of the south sud side,  Tichka also is the highest point of this road that connect Marrakesh to Ouarzazate cities. Your odyssey leads you through the otherworldly town of Taznaght, across a vast lunar plateau, arid mountains, and via a 6 km track. We then arrive at the meeting point with our team. we walk on flat ground to our first camp at 1400 m via the valley and Tisslet gorges. Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the camp.

  • Overnight stay at the camp at an altitude of 1400 meters.
  • 3 hours of walking.
  • Elevation loss, 200 meters
Day 03 : Tisslit 1400 m – Tizgui 2200 m

We start our day with the enchanting exploration of the Tisslite gorges, immersing ourselves in the awe-inspiring beauty of nature’s intricate creations. As we venture further, the Tizgui Valley unfolds before us, adorned with a tapestry of quaint villages and meticulously sculpted terraced fields, painting a picturesque scene that captures the essence of traditional Berber life.

Our siroua trek leads us to the heart of the Tizgui Valley, where we are greeted by the magnificent attic of Tizgui—a true testament to the architectural and cultural richness of the region. The intricate details of this superb attic provide a glimpse into the history and heritage that thrives within these mountainous landscapes.

With a sense of wonder, we continue our walk, ascending to the lofty altitude of 2200m, where our camp awaits at 2200m.

  • Overnight stay at the camp at an altitude of 2200 meters.
  • 6 hours 30 minutes of walking.
  • Elevation gain, 800 meters
  • Elevation loss, 150 meters
Day 04 : Tizgui 2200 m – Guiliz peak 2900m – Tagragra 2700 m

This morning marks the beginning of our adventure with a leisurely walk alongside a meandering stream adorned with lush vegetation on both sides. The gentle stroll allows us to soak in the natural beauty surrounding us. As we trace the stream, we gradually ascend a zig-zagging trail that leads us to the summit of Gueliz. At 2900m, the summit offers breathtaking panoramic views of the Jebel Sirwa region, allowing us to trace the path we’ve traversed over the past two days. The landscape unfolds before us, inviting us to capture its beauty through photos while basking in the serenity of this distinctive area.
Once at the summit, we descend into a picturesque valley, making our way towards a cluster of remarkable shepherd’s huts. Some of these huts stand in isolation, while others form charming groups with gardens, terraced fields, and natural springs in close proximity. During the spring months, nomadic Berbers arrive in this area to cultivate the land and sow barley, which matures for harvest by the end of summer.
Our camp, will be set up near of Tagragra caves at an elevation of 2600m. These caves, often inhabited by shepherds from the Berber tribes around.

  • Overnight stay at the camp at an altitude of 2200 meters.
  • 5 hours of walking.
  • Elevation gain, 600 meters
  • Elevation loss, 300 meters
Day 05 : Tagragra 2700 m – Sirwa 3305 m – Tisswitine 2600 m

After a hearty breakfast, we depart from our campsite, early anticipating the adventures that lie ahead on this picturesque day. Our siroua trek unfolds as we immerse ourselves in the exploration of stunning gorges, captivating rock formations, and the enchanting summit of Jebel Sirwa. This peak, Jebel Sirwa, is no ordinary mountain—it stands as an extinct stratovolcano, also known as a composite volcano.
Stratovolcanos are renowned for their photogenic allure, boasting a distinctive conical shape crafted over time by layers of solidified lava, pumice, and volcanic ash. The morning trail we traverse meanders through spiky vegetation and amidst imposing blocks of marvelously eroded boulders. As we approach the summit of Jebel Sirwa, we encounter two rocky sections along our path. The first requires us to skillfully navigate around it, while the second presents a brief 30-meter scramble—non-technical and optional—that propels us triumphantly onto the summit.
From the apex of Jebel Sirwa, a breathtaking panorama unfolds, stretching across the High Atlas and the Quarzazate Plain to the Anti-Atlas. Taking a moment to absorb these magnificent views, we prepare for the descent, which leads us through more awe-inspiring rock formations.
As the day comes to a close, our camp is set up at Tissouitine, where the shepherds’ houses and sheep folds are located at an elevation of 2450 meters.

  • Overnight stay at the camp at an altitude of 2600meters.
  • 6/7 hours of walking.
  • Elevation gain, 700 meters
  • Elevation loss, 950 meters
Day 06 : Tisswitine 2600 m – Ait Ighmour – Idoughagh – Ait Tigga 1600m

Today’s Siroua trek unfolds against the backdrop of a captivating trek through diverse landscapes. Our trek began with the morning sun casting its warm glow on the steep and rugged valley sides, creating a picturesque scene. As we descend, the earth gradually transforms into a tapestry of scrub vegetation, setting the stage for an immersive experience.
The day’s exploration leads us into the enchanting valley of Assif n’Izine, adorned with a meandering stream. Here, we encounter a marvel of berber population ingenuity—ingenious irrigation channels that weave through the landscape, nourishing the crops of the local villagers. Nestled between charming houses and sheepfolds, these channels exemplify the symbiotic relationship between the people and the land. Traditional alpine-style hamlets, with houses built against large boulders, reveal a unique way of life. Each dwelling is divided into two parts: one for the family and the other serving as a stable for sheep and goats.
The adventure continues as we descend into a gorge, guiding us to a saffron-growing area ab the villages of Ait Ighmour and Idoughagh. Along this segment of the trail, we traverse a wadi (river) shaded by towering walnut trees, creating a serene and peaceful atmosphere.

Our trekking in Jebel Siroua concludes near the Ait Tigga village, where our final camp is set up.

  • Overnight stay at the camp at an altitude of 1600 meters.
  • 5/6hours of walking.
  • Elevation gain, 400 meters
  • Elevation loss, 950 meters
Day 07 : Ait Tigga – Ait Benhaddou – Marrakech

After breakfast, we will embark on our transfer back to Marrakesh, heading towards the Ait Benhaddou village for a visit. This small, historic town has been designated as one of the World Heritage sites. Following our exploration of Ait Benhaddou, we will drive through the picturesque Ounilla Valley, passing Telouet villages and charming settlements along the way. As we traverse this stunning landscape, we will eventually reach the Tichka Pass, continuing our drive to Marrakech. Overnight stay in a Riad or hotel.

Day 08 : Hotel – Airport

Meeting you and transfer to the airport 3 hours before your fly time.

Key Facts

We’ve gathered a selection of commonly asked questions to provide you with further insight into this extraordinary Jebel siroua trek.

Meal Plan

All meals are included during Jebel Siroua trek from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 8.

Food & Water

Drinking untreated water from the taps is discouraged. It is advisable to use purification tablets or a filter bottle (such as a Water-To-Go bottle) to treat your water, or purchasing mineral water as alternatives.
During the trek, all food is sourced locally and prepared by our skilled trek cooks. Our cook and crew consistently amazes Morocco hike tours groups with their culinary creations!

Breakfast, tea, coffee, milk, chocolate… jams, honey, cheese… bread, sometimes Berber pancakes.

Lunches usually starts with a cup of mint tea, assorted salads, and a hot dish, fruits,… (Vegetables are washed, peeled).

Dinner, starts off with soup and bread. The main course is usually rice, pasta, couscous, spaghetti or chips, with a vegetable stew (or tagine) consisting of some of the following – onion, potato, carrot, green pepper, zucchini, turnip, parsnip, green beans, and peas. There will be some meat (usually chicken, lamb or beef), however meat is not prominent in the menu. All dishes come with traditional sauces which are rarely (spicy) hot. To round off dinner, there is the usual range of hot drinks and some fruits.

Special diets

While we make efforts to accommodate vegetarians, the options may be limited at times. Unfortunately, we may not always be able to accommodate special dietary needs due to the nature of our trips and the area we visit. It can be challenging, and in some cases impossible, to cater to a wide range of dietary preferences. You may need to bring supplementary food or snacks from home if your dietary needs are specific. For inquiries about specific dietary requirements, please contact our sales team. Please understand that we cannot guarantee to fulfill all requests and cannot be held liable for any issues related to dietary restrictions or intolerances.


During Trekking in siroua mountain, the group will spend two nights in a riad or hotel in Marrakesh on an en-suite basis. While there are a range of high-end hotels in Marrakesh, we try to strike the right balance of a comfortable and conveniently located base while maintaining a really good value holiday.

While trekking, we have 5 nights in a camping.

If you are traveling by yourself, you will be paired up with another single client of the same sex. Single hotel rooms and/or single rooms and single tent are available for a supplementary cost. If you are planning on extending your holiday, additional nights at the group hotel or in a range of different hotels and riads in Marrakesh are available on request.

Group Leader & Support Team

The group will be led by a professional and qualified tour leader proficient in English or another language of your preference, depending on the confirmation date. Additionally, the group will be supported by a full trek crew, which includes a cook responsible for preparing our meals, as well as baggage animals (mules), and their handlers..


This itinerary of Jebel siroua trek involves going to moderately high altitude. During the course of this trek you will reach altitudes in excess of mount Siroua 3305 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 high altitude. You can also talk to one of our trekking experts if you have any concerns about altitude.

Expending funds

Plan to hold around £150 per person (or its equivalent in US dollars or Euros) for tips, soft drinks, snacks, and other incidental expenses. Keep in mind that additional costs may arise for souvenirs, and optional activities, so it’s wise to budget for these separately.

While Moroccan Dirhams are not typically available for purchase outside the country, you can conveniently withdraw local currency from ATMs upon your arrival at the airport or in Marrakech. ATMs offer the option to withdraw funds in pounds sterling, dollars, or euros, which you can easily exchange at the airport. Carrying a credit card is advisable for emergencies and additional peace of mind.

Direction on gratuities

Tipping is the customary way to express gratitude to your local guides and porters. It’s important to note that tips do not constitute a part of their wages; rather, they are viewed as a personal gesture of appreciation from group members. We advise our local teams that tips are not obligatory or expected but are rather a reflection of the service provided.
It is customary for the group to collectively decide on the final amount of tips to be distributed among the guide, cook, and porters, as their responsibilities differ. We suggest that approximately £55 per group member would be an appropriate amount to ensure fair compensation, which you can give directly to them.

Suitcase Allotment

For this Jebel siroua trek, you should bring one piece of luggage (maximum weight on arrival at the group hotel is dependent on your international flight restrictions) and a daypack (of around 30 – 40 litres). no rigid suitcase, for your belongings (top opening, more practical); your bags will be handled several times and carried by the mules. (Maximum 15kg/person), and no fresh produce should be left in these bags.

You can, of course, leave any type of baggage at the hotel in Marrakesh, including any items you do not need on the trek, as well as your suitcase if you prefer to travel with it, and pick these up when you return.

Your main bag will be transferred between overnight stops, and you should have this ready for collection before breakfast each morning. The bag will normally be delivered to our next camp by 16 :30, but this may vary depending on the day.

Internet access

Upon your arrival at the airport, you can purchase a SIM card for 1 euro, or sometimes it’s free. Then, all you need to do is top it up with an internet option, and you’ll have a connection when needed. We recommend Maroc Telecom as the company, but please keep in mind that in some places, other companies might offer better service. It all depends on the reception in each area.

Group size & Trek Arrangements

All our trekking and tours proposals in Morocco by Morocco hike tours are guaranteed for a minimum of two people. There is a required minimum number of participants to ensure the trip proceeds. Once this minimum number is reached, the trip status will change from ‘Available’ to ‘Guaranteed to run

Health & Vaccinations

If you suffer from a severe allergy, kindly notify the Morocco Hike Tours Team (support) prior to your departure. While we will make every effort to assist you, please note that we cannot ensure an allergy-free environment during Your trip to Morocco. It is imperative that you carry your own allergy treatment, as ‘adrenaline auto-injectors’ are not provided as standard equipment by Morocco Hike Tours leaders and staff. Upon arrival, please inform your leader about your allergy and indicate the location where you store your adrenaline pen.

Vaccinations:&It’s advisable to reach out to your physician or travel clinic to verify if any particular vaccinations are necessary for your trip.

Passport & Visa

Your passport must meet 2 requirements. It must be:

  • Less than 10 years old on the day you enter (check the ‘date of issue’)
  • Valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ‘expiry date’)

Travelers hailing from the UK, US, and EU typically enjoy visa-free access to Morocco. However, it’s essential to bear in mind that visa regulations can undergo alterations. Ensuring compliance with visa prerequisites falls under your purview for this journey. Hence, we advise consulting the closest embassy or consulate pertaining to your designated destination(s), as well as any countries involved in transit or transfer.

Certain local authorities furnish information regarding the requisite visas for their nationals. To assist you further, we’ve compiled a set of helpful links below:

Getting Ready for Your trip to Morocco

Preparing with some extra physical activity prior to embarking on an active vacation is highly advisable. Enhancing your fitness level beforehand will undoubtedly enhance the overall enjoyment of your trip.
Being in good physical condition and accustomed to walking for 3 to 5 hours on consecutive days is recommended. Engaging in hill walking, incorporating both ascent and descent, serves as optimal preparation. Additionally, activities such as running, cycling, and swimming are beneficial for improving cardiovascular endurance and stamina.


Morocco’s monetary unit is known as the Moroccan Dirham. Below are some currency exchange rates, which can fluctuate daily:
– 1 Pound Sterling = 12.5 Dirham
– 1 Australian Dollar = 6.5 Dirham
– 1 Canadian Dollar = 7.4 Dirham
– 1 US Dollar = 10.00 Dirham
– 1 Euro = 10.6 Dirham.

Washing Cloths

If you wish to have your clothes washed during this 4WD Morocco tour, it will be possible for an additional fee of 10 Dirhams per item (underwear not accepted) and 4/5 Dirhams per item for ironing.

Weather & Temperature

During this time of  the valley of roses, the weather typically offers pleasant conditions with daytime temperatures ranging between 20 and 25°C, and nighttime temperatures dropping to 7 – 10°C. However, there are instances when nighttime temperatures may plummet to as low as 3°C, so remember to pack a fleece jacket. While rainfall is uncommon in this area of Morocco, being a mountainous region, it’s wise to be prepared for occasional showers.

Plastic & Rubbish

Morocco Hike Tours does not encourage the use of single-use plastic items. We ensure that all our staff across Morocco work together to reduce this issue and educate those around them. During our desert and mountain treks, we are committed to collecting our rubbish and bringing it back to the big cities. Our footprints are the only thing we should leave behind.

Travel Insurance

To participate in a holiday organized by Morocco Hike Tours, it is imperative that you possess a valid travel insurance policy. This insurance should adequately cover the expenses related to medical treatment and safeguard the value of your holiday in case of cancellation. Prior to obtaining insurance, please verify that the chosen policy provides coverage for the activities and altitudes specified in your itinerary.

In the event that one participant leaves the group for any reason, the customer must assume responsibility for the charges, and no reimbursement will be provided.

Season & Dates

This trek operates during  April, May, June, October, and November, and is flexible to depart on any date of your preference within these months.
This trek offers the option to combine with the Merzouga Desert sand dunes during April, May, October and November. The collection season for saffron flowers starts at the beginning of the second week of October.

Booking Procedure & Payment

Please select the trek that piques your interest, then reach out to us via email to initiate a discussion regarding your preferred trek and to verify its availability. Once we have agreed upon the specifics of your trek, including its duration, route, and the number of participants, we will proceed to make a tentative reservation, providing you with the dates and associated costs.
To secure your booking, we kindly request a 20% deposit, which can be paid online through a bank transfer in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars. The remaining balance is settled upon arrival in Morocco, payable in cash using the same currencies—Euros, sterling, or dollars—at the outset of the trek.
Please note: Should you find it inconvenient to carry cash, you have the option to settle the balance online via bank transfer a few days prior to the departure date.

Cancellation Conditions

Our Cancellation Policy:

  • If the trip is canceled at the discretion of our agency, you will be eligible for a full refund of the amount paid.
  • If the trip is canceled by you more than 31 days before the trip date, the amount paid will be retained as credit for a future trip, valid for two years (24 months).
  • If the trip is canceled by you less than one month (30 days or fewer) before the trip date, the amount paid will be retained as credit for a future trip, valid for one year (12 months).
How should you dress when traveling through small villages?

In areas with low tourist numbers (Berber villages in the desert such as in the Atlas), men are advised to avoid very short shorts, tank tops or loose shirts. The same goes for women, avoiding transparent fabrics and tight-fitting outfits. A scarf on your hair is not essential. You can try to dress in local fashion, which seems better suited to the climate.

Equipment list

This packing guide aims to assist you in organizing your belongings efficiently. It’s advisable to aim for minimal weight when packing your equipment.

Please ensure you have the following items with you:

  • Hiking boots
  • Trainers or sandals to wear after returning to the lodge.
  • Socks & underwear
  • Trekking trousers / shorts (please respect local culture and don’t wear in villages)
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers
  • Thermal baselayers
  • T-shirts / tops / shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat / Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
  • Daypack 30 litres
  • Headtorch and spare batteries
  • Sun protection (including lip sun screen)
  • Water bottles 1 Litre (x2), a camelbak or platypus is useful (we encourage re-filling water bottles rather than single use plastic)
  • Small padlock (to lock your kit bag)
  • A selection of dry bags (to keep kit bag contents dry)
  • Antibacterial handwash
  • Washbag and toiletries
  • Small trek towel
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

You have the choice to opt for the following items:

  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking poles (recommended)
  • Camera
  • Travel clothes (can be left in Marrakesh in a foldaway bag)
  • Pen-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)
  • Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
  • Reusable cloth bag for shopping (to avoid plastic bags)

Item to rent:
Sleeping bag: €25 per person
Single tent: €30 per person:
Car rental: from €40, lease this via Morocco Hike Tours.

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Jebel Siroua, also known as Jebel Sirwa, is a mountain range in the Anti-Atlas region of Morocco. Trekking in Jebel Siroua offers a unique and challenging experience, allowing you to explore stunning landscapes, Berber villages, and rich cultural heritage. Here's what you can expect when trekking in Jebel Siroua

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