Morocco’s Ait Bougmez Valley: Trekking

Ait Bougmez Valley M'goun MassifWithin Morocco is a hidden kingdom known as Ait Bougmez. Its sheer beauty will have you wishing to come back after your Morocco vacation is said and done.  Ait Bougmez was largely unexplored by anyone other than the Berbers who live in the village towns before this century.  It was not until 2001 that the Ait Bougmez region got its first road; one that could remain open all year round.  Up until then, the road could be closed for months at a time due to the harsh snowy winters. (more…)

Morocco Mgoun & Ait Bougmez Valley

Morocco trekking tours are recommended to explore th prepossessing M’goun region in Morocco. The tour guides are often natives, familiar with the area as well as the local customs. Utilize the services of an educated tour guide through a Morocco tour operator to better explore this authentic Berber villages. Satiate your lust in Wanderlust by trekking through pastoral valleys, indulging in the sights and sounds offered only in this part of Morocco. The coupled Mgoun and Ait Bougmez Valley proffer villages, people and ways of life unique to only this region in all of Africa. (more…)

Trekking in Morocco: M’Goun & the Ait Bouguemez Valley (Part II)

If hiking or serious High Atlas Mountains trekking has you worried about too many ups, with the almighty knee-busting downs, do not fret. By definition, Morocco offers up a number of superb hikes, so you’ll have no problem choosing a route. Depending on the number of days, how little oxygen you slurp, personal fitness and the weather, there’s an option for everyone. One Morocco trek getting scores of attention recently but nothing like the high-season throngs of Mt. Toubkal is the MGoun summit along the Ait Bouguemez Valley. (more…)

Ait Bouguemez Valley

The flat valley of Ait Bouguemez in the Jbel M’Goun National Park has been catching lots of attention from trekkers looking for something off the beaten path in Morocco. Similar to the view of Mount Toubkal while hiking in the High Atlas Mountains, the Bouguemez Valley is richly diverse in its agriculture and people. Old strong-fort houses align the hillsides while farmers thresh corn with their work mules.