Ascent to Jebel Aklim 2531m – Hiking Anti Atlas

Daily Tour 8 day 7 nights
Jebel Aklim Visit Agadir, Visit Marrakesh Tour Guide: Hassan

Ascent to Jebel Aklim 2531m – Hiking Anti Atlas, immerse yourself in the charm of a secluded journey through terraced valleys, desert oases, and the captivating villages of the Amazigh (Berber) people. Embark on an enchanting winter expedition in the rugged and remote landscapes of the Anti-Atlas Mountains, setting up camp amidst the untouched wilderness. Be captivated by kasbahs perched high above terraced valleys, and witness wide oases stretching out beneath you, with distant peaks gradually disappearing into the desert’s hazy horizon.

As you Ascent to Jebel Aklim 2531m – Hiking to Anti Atlas at an impressive 8,303 feet (2,531 meters), be treated to breathtaking views of the snow-covered High Atlas, creating a picturesque backdrop to your adventure. Wander through small Amazigh (Berber) villages, where the warmth of the local people and their unique way of life will bring you closer to an authentic cultural experience. Your journey concludes in Taroudant, offering ample time to explore bustling souks and ancient city walls, adding a touch of history and tradition to the conclusion of your remarkable Anti Atlas trek from Agadir.

At First Sight

  • Group Size 2 to 16
  • 5 days trekking of 5 to 7 hours
  • Max altitude – 2531 meters during trekking to Aklim Summit
  • Airport Transfers Included
  • Join In Agadir
Accommodation & Meals

  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 6 Dinners
  • 2 Nights Hotels
  • 5 Nights Mobil camp

Agadir or Marrakesh  Airport (Google Map)

Trekking from Agadir to Anti Atlas mountain starts at 8 o’clock but may be subject to change depending on the season..

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  • Transfer from and to the departure trek, Pick-up and drop-off from the airport .
  • A highly experienced, helpful and friendly government license holder English speaking Guide or another language of your preference, But depending on the confirmation date.
  • 5 nights in HB  in  the camp during this trek as detailed in the itinerary, 2 nights in hotel 3* with breakfast in Agadir and Taroudant.
  • Cook to prepare delicious Moroccan food during a the trek to Anti Atlas Mountain (6 lunches, 6 dinners).
  • Transport to move your luggage and our trek equipment.

  • Accessories personal equipment.
  • All kinds of drinks like beer, coke/fanta/sprite, and alcohol.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Tips for Local staff.
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Other items not mentioned over in package included.

Highlights of this trek to Aklim mountain

Hiking Anti Atlas - ascent to Jebel Aklim from Agadir typically refers to a trek to Jebel Aklim around of Ighrem as a small town, located in the Anti Atlas Mountains of Morocco. The highlight of this trek is discover Berber culture, Here's what you can generally expect from a Anti Atlas trek:

  • Hiking to Jebel Aklim Mountain, Anti Atlas Mountain and around.
  • Scenic landscapes, Oases, palm groves and granaries.
  • Anti Atlas mountain offers breathtaking scenery with dramatic mountain landscapes, deep valleys, and traditional Berber villages.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to experience the local Berber culture, crossing several typical villages.
  • Many trekking routes pass through Berber villages where you can interact with the friendly locals and witness their traditional

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 : Agadir:

Upon your arrival at Agadir airport, you will be welcomed by your tour guide and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay. If you arrive early enough, you can visit some of Agadir’s beautiful highlights, the famous Agadir Beach, take a stroll in the bustling markets of the Medina or enjoing a nice view from Agadir Oufella.

  • Accommodation:  Hotel.
  • Meals: No meal included
  • Take note: If you have plans to arrive at Marrakesh  Airport, please stay in touch with us.

The Adventure trek start in Agadir, a picturesque coastal city nestled at the base of the Anti-Atlas Mountains. As dusk settles in, we convene at the hotel for our introductory session. This serves as an ideal moment to connect with fellow participants and address any inquiries you may have.

Day 02 : Agadir – Taroudant – Ighrem – Tagragra 1:

Starting our Anti Atlas Trek from Agadir, we venture towards the enchanting town of Taroudant (Litlle Marrakesh), immersing ourselves in a brief exploration that includes a delightful stop for coffee at the bustling square. Our next destination is the peacefull oasis of Tiout, where we savor a leisurely lunch in a berber house, surrounded by natural beauty. The expedition then leads us to Ighrem, a historic copper town that has thrived for centuries through its trade of exquisite pots and water urns with the caravans traversing the Saharan expanse.

Situated on a plateau near the Tizi’n’Touzlimt pass (elevation: 5,970ft/1,820m), where the road to Tata converges with the captivating desert landscape and the majestic Anti-Atlas range, Ighrem becomes a gateway to our mountainous adventure. Embarking on a trek, we ascend into the heart of the mountains, making our way to our camping haven for the evening, Tagragra1. Poised on a plateau, this spot promises a spectacular sunrise, making an early night truly worthwhile.
– Dinner and Overnight stay at the camp

  • Dinner and overnight stay in a camp at an altitude of 1820 meters.
  • 2h drive, 1 hour 30 minutes of walking.
  • Elevation gain, totaling +492ft (150m).
  • Elevation loss, totaling -492ft (150m)
  • Meals: B . L . D
Day 03 :Tagragra 1 – Tagisht:

On our inaugural day, we embark on an adventurous journey, ascending a challenging mountain pass and traversing a succession of ridges before descending into a wide and picturesque valley. Following a delightful picnic lunch, our expedition takes us beyond the remnants of an old mining site, leading us to the upper reaches of the valley and eventually guiding us to the enchanting hamlet of Amal. As the day unfolds, we navigate over a mountain pass, accompanied by the warm hues of the evening sun, to reach the quaint village of Tagdicht. Our campsite is set on a traditional threshing platform nestled amidst numerous agricultural terraces, just on the outskirts of a village at the base of Jebel Aklim.

  • Dinner and overnight stay in a camp at an altitude of 1570 meters.
  • 6 hours minutes of walking.
  • Elevation gain, totaling +1476ft (450m).
  • Elevation loss, totaling -820ft (250m)
  • Meals: B . L . D
Day 04 : Tagdisht – Ascent to Jebel Aklim -Tagragra2:

Today unfolds as a challenging trek through rugged terrain. Our destination is the summit of Jebel Aklim, standing tall at 8,303 feet (2,531 meters) and ranking among the highest peaks in the Anti-Atlas mountain range. From this vantage point, we’re treated to breathtaking panoramas that stretch across the High Atlas range and encompass the dormant beauty of Jebel Siroua, an extinct volcano. The ascent involves leding a high pass and crossing a network of spurs, adding an extra layer of adventure to our trek.

After our picnic lunch, we head down to our camp situated at Tagragra 2, surrounded by Amazigh villages that add a cultural richness to the landscape.

  • Dinner and overnight stay in a camp at an altitude of 1630 meters.
  • Elevation gain, totaling +2,625ft (800m).
  • Elevation loss, totaling – 2,953ft (900m).
  • Meals: B . L . D
Day 05 : Tagragra 2 – M’dint:

We embark on another day of trekking, starting from the quaint village of Tagragra 2 and continuing our exploration through the enchantingly secluded Irtem village. Strolling along the narrow pathways of these villages, we have the opportunity to engage in conversations with the Amazigh people, also known as the Berber community. Delighting in their warm exchanges, we gain profound insights into their age-old traditions and way of life. Our final destination is near the village of M’dint.

Set against a backdrop of sprawling olive groves and the gentle murmur of streams, our campsite is nestled in a serene valley.

  • Dinner and overnight stay in a camp at an altitude of 1420 meters.
  • 6 hours  of walk.
  • Elevation gain, totaling +984ft (300m).
  • Elevation loss, totaling -1969ft (600m)
  • Meals: B . L . D
Day 06 : M’dint – Tizgue

Leaving M’dint, our trek takes us through two passes, skillfully navigating the picturesque valley. The local villagers extend a warm welcome, and if fortune smiles upon us, we might find ourselves invited to savor mint tea and indulge in regional delicacies. As we traverse time-honored olive plantations, the intricate irrigation channels captivate our admiration, and we stop for a leisurely picnic lunch beneath the cool canopy of trees.

In the afternoon, ascending the final pass of Tizgue requires a determined uphill effort, but the breathtaking panoramic views of our entire route make it a rewarding ascent. Our campsite is nestled beside ancient argan trees,

  • 7 hour  of walk.
  • Elevation gain, totaling +2461ft (750m).
  • Elevation loss, totaling -2133ft (650m)
  • Meals: B . L . D
Day 07 : Tizgue – Anamer – Taroudant :

Today promises a picturesque stroll amidst the serene beauty of palm groves and lunar landscapes. Our journey takes us along the course of a dry riverbed, eventually leading us to Anammer village where we’ll pause for our final trek break and enjoy a leisurely lunch. As the afternoon unfolds, we’ll embark on a comfortable three-hour minibus transfer to Taroudant.

Upon arrival and check-in at the Riad, you’ll have the freedom to explore the city. Wander through its vibrant souk to discover authentic Moroccan souvenirs or indulge in the soothing ambiance of one of the traditional hammam steam baths.  636ft (194m); Descent: 226ft (69m);

  • Dinner overnight stay in Riad
  • 3 hours of walk.
  • Elevation gain, totaling +645ft (200m).
  • Elevation loss, totaling -230ft (80m)
  • Meals: B . L . D
Day 08 : Taroudant – Agadir Airport:

Private transfer to Agadir airport. Optionally, with an additional fee, we can arrange a transfer to Marrakesh  airport for you, Feel free to contact us if you need assistance, Lunch and dinner are not included.

  • Meals: B
Key Facts

We’ve gathered a selection of commonly asked questions to provide you with further insight into this extraordinary trek to Jebel Aklim 2531m.

Meal Plan

All meals are included during Jebel Aklim trek from Breakfast on Day 2 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.
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 to Jebel Aklim mountain, the group will spend two nights in a riad or hotel in Agadir and Taroudant on an en-suite basis. While there are a range of high-end hotels in Agadir, 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 Tent/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 Agadir or Taroudant 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 Jebel Aklim trek involves going to moderately high altitude. During the course of this trek you will reach altitudes in excess of mount Aklim 2531 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 Marrakesh. 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 Aklim 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 Ighrem town, 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 trekking in Morocco, 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 Anti Atlas trek, 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 from November to end of February and is flexible to depart on any date of your preference within these months.
This trek offers the option to combine with the Chegaga Desert sand dunes during April, May, October and November.

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
  • 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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As you ascend Jebel Aklim at an impressive 8,303 feet (2,531 meters), be treated to breathtaking views of the snow-covered High Atlas, creating a picturesque backdrop to your adventure

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