A Wide expanse of a Mountain region, stretching far and wide, The Atlas Mountain range is home to Riad Oussagou.
The Atlas Mountains Morocco
Adjacent to the village of Imlil, nestled in the High Atlas mountains region of Morocco, Riad Oussagou is firmly placed at the gateway to the Atlas mountains trekking region.
The Atlas mountains spread far and wide across a massive expanse of Morocco, leading from the Southern well known city of Marrakech, stretching to the southern beachside resort of Agadir and across to the countries Eastern desert region and Ouarzazete, the gateway to the desert.
Imlil, known as gateway to the High atlas mountains trekking activities is a village located at 1740 Metres above sea level, close to the mountain Jebel Toubkal and only 1 and a half hours drive from the hustle and bustle of busy city Marrakech.
Imlil itself originally existed to service the tourists who head there to start their trekking and climbing. However a real community developed from it's first beginnings and is now a flourishing community of locals and breathtaking scenery.
The surrounding valleys are host to real traditional Berber villages such asTamatert; Ait Souka; Tagadirt; Acheim; Taourirt n'Ait Mizane; Mzikene and Arhrene.
Jebel Toubkal, standing at 4,167 Metres is the highest peak in the Atlas mountain range of North Africa.
Located 63Km from the southern Morocco city of Marrakech, it is faveourite climb of trekkers and visitors to the region.
From May onwards, the region enjoys a relatively warm summer climate, yet offering a cooler alternative to the interior cities of Marrakech and Ouarzazete.
Beautiful scenery, fresh mountain air and the kind hospitality of the local Berber population ensure that this mountain remains a firm faveourite amongst visitors.
When trekking in Morocco, we reccomend that you use an official government approved guide.