Morocco Atlas Sahara Trails bring both excitement and enthusiasm and will contribute greatly towards developing the trails in Morocco in general and in particular those of the Atlas and the Sahara. We are keen to contribute to the growth of the sport in the kingdom and make it a social and economic development whilst maintaining the protection of the environment and the local culture.
Tafraout Atlas Trail will be organized with the endorsement and support of the Governor of Tiznit and local authorities. This event also takes part with the collaboration and the involvement of local associations for human development for the region of Tafraout.
is the pearl of Anti Atlas Mountains. Situated 180 km south-east of Agadir, and at 1200 m in altitude,
offers the most extraordinary scenery, formed by amazing rock shapes of pink and ochre granite. On the other side of the famous village of Aguerd Ouadad is the mountain shaped like Napoleon’s hat ' is the Ameln valley dominated by its tallest peak Jebel Lkest with its impressive 'laughing lion' rock formation.
This is the land of the argan and the almond trees that flower between January and March, it offers a unique landscape sought by lovers of nature. Each year Tafraout is the popular haunt for hundreds of retired campers, from all corners of Europe who come to spend their weeks in this paradise of tranquility and serenity. Their stay is made even more memorable by the clean air and the legendary hospitality of its people.
A word from theTechnical Director:
The atlas Tafraout Trail
is not only a sports competition; it is also a place of conviviality, exchange, integration and celebration in a majestic environment. Whether you are an individual, travelling or as a family, a sports enthusiast, or a lover of nature and culture, Tafraout is one of the best places in the world to be. It offers a diversity and a climate of healthy competition and fun whilst respecting sport’s ethics. It boasts empathy with the rural world and maintains respect for wildlife and environmental protection.