For trekkers, Nkob provides a gateway for treks across Jebel Saghro (three days) and is particularly well located for shorter treks to the spectacular rock pinnacles of Bab n'Ali. Also possible is a spectacular off-road drive up over Tizi n'Tazazert (2283m) and through the swirling rock formations of the Taggourt Plateau before dropping down to Ikniouln and the Dades Valley.

The bureau des guides on the main road can arrange local hikes to explore Nkob's kasbahs, rock formations and palm oasis.