TOUBKAL MOUNTAIN IN WESTERN HIGH ATLAS
Toubkal is located in southwestern Morocco and is the highest mountain peak in North Africa at 4167metres. Serious hikers come from all over the world to climb this amazing mountain. Toubkal mountain is mainly inhabited by the Atlas Mountain Berber tribes who live in the small villages and the high plains of Ourika Valley, Imlil Valley, Azzaden Valley, and Ouirgane Valley. Below are two Toubkal tours we offer. Please contact us for more information on these tours or to have us customize a tour for you.
7 Day Hike of Toubkal Circle:
Duration: 7 days
Period: from April to October
Joining in: Marrakech
The highlights of the hike :
1. beautiful mountainous landscapes
2. Berber villages visits ,walking with locals and learning lots things from them.
3. hiking and camping in natural spots of the atlas mountains .
Day 1: Marrakech-Imlil-Tacheddirt
Day 2: Tacheddirt-Azib Likemt
Day 3: Azib Likemt-Tizi n'Ourai-Amsouzert
Day 4: Amsouzert-Ifni Lake
Day 5: Ifni Lake-Nelter Hut
Day 6: Mt. Toubkal Summit- Nelter refuge
Day 7: Walk back to Imlil and drive back to Marrakech
Two people: 320 Euros per person
four people: 260 euro per person.
what is included: Qualified mountain guide.Transport for two transfers .Accommodation during days of the trek ( guest house, refuges) .Food during days of the hike( breakfasts, lunches, dinners). One mule to carry your luggage and food.
what is not included:Travel insurance, flights, Accommodation in Marrakech.soft drinks (wine, water) .Tipping for local team( guide -14 euro per day. driver- 7 euro for transfer. muleteer -5 euro per day .) tipping is part of Moroccan culture
6 day trek of Berber villages and Toubkal summit:
Duration: 6 days
Period: from May to December
Joining in: Marrakech
Day 1: Transfer from your hotel in Marrakech to Imi Oghlad village.and start walking to Azzaden valley, overnight guesthouse in Id Issa village.1h30 of drive, 4 hours of walk.
Day 2: walking journey to Tikent valley, the hike today is uphill and downhill but fabulous ladnscapes. Overnight in guesthouse inside of beautiful berber village. 4 hours of walk
Day 3: today is full of great views of atlas mountains walking uphill to get mountain pass of Tagdalt and then downhill to Tizi Ossem village thereafter short walk to Tamsolt refuge where you spend the night. 6 hour of walk.
Day 4: fantastic hiking day climbing Aguelzim mountain (85 zigzags) in order to reach Aguelzim mountain pass 3560 m then downhill to Toubkal refuge3207m where you have Accommodation. 5 hour of walk.
Day 5: day of Toubkal summit 4167 m, departure must be early around 5h30 in order to avoid weather changes, today is challenge little,there are places where you scramble and some other places are sleep but the walk must be slow. it takes 3h30 to reach the top and another 2 hours to walk down to refuge where you have lunch then continue the walk down to Imlil valley.Overnight in guesthouse in Armed village.8 hours of walk!
Day 6: nice walk through fields and Berber villages of Imlil valley.then you have lunch in Aguersioual village thereafter, transfer back to Marrakech.
two people: 300 Euros per person.
three people: 240 Euros per person.
five people: 210 Euros per person.
what is included: Qualified mountain guide.Transport for two transfers. Accommodation during days of the trek ( guest house, refuges). Food during days of the hike( breakfasts, lunches, dinners). One mule to carry your luggage and food.
what is not included:Travel insurance, flights, Accommodation in Marrakech.soft drinks (wine, water). Tipping for local team( guide -14 euro per day. driver- 7 euro for transfer. muleteer -5 euro per day .) tipping is part of Moroccan culture