Climbing Toubkal

The wonderful Morocco, Climbing Toubkal summit

A wonderful trekking will take you into the Jebel Toubkal in mountains Atlas, where you can experience a sense of wilderness and breathe clean air of the peaceful valleys, surrounded by colorful foothills, mineral mountains and green valleys where the Berber inhabitants have kept the best of their ancestral traditions.
While travelling in the depths of these peaceful mountains, you will hike through impressive landscapes on well-marked trails, surprisingly not too strenuous and along the way you will pass through remote villages and terraced fields offering you an insight into the daily life of the hardy and friendly Berber people. This trip stamps its imprint on your soul like nowhere else on earth.

Toubkal trekking holiday from Marrakech

- Duration: You can hike for 2, 3 or 4 days, depending on your availability and your budget, please contact us for more information.
- Season: throughout year, please contact us for winter season, to give you some advices.
- Trip grade: sporty.
- Number of participants: from 2 persons.

Day 1 Arrival at Marrakech:
upon your arrival at Marrakesh airport, welcome by your tour guide and transfer to your riad or hotel for the overnight stay. If you arrive early enough you can visit some of Marrakesh’s beautiful monuments, the famous Jamaa Lafena square and strolling in the boisterous markets of the Medina.

Day 2 Marrakesh - Oukaimden - Oussartek Valley:
Departure from Marrakesh by Minibus towards the ski resort of Oukaimden, where the trek begins. After meeting our mules and muleteers we start a 4 hour trek, walking up to Tizi-n-Imnane pass, 2650 meters, where we admire the finest views over Jbel Toubkal and the surrounding mountains and valleys. Descent into the Oussartek valley, famous for its beautiful villages and terraced fields.
Overnight stay in a camp at an altitude of 2200 meters. Trekking time : 4 Hours.

Day 3 Oussartek Valley - Aguerssiwal - Matat:
After breakfast, we leave our campsite and walk up towards the Imnane valley. Full day walking through fascinating landscapes with spectacular colours. Along the way you will discover the lush valley of Imnane, traditional villages and experience the incredible scenery and the dailylife of the friendly Berbers... Lunch break after the village of Aguerssiwal.
In the afternoon, we walk up to Matat village, where we stay for the overnight camp at 2000 meters. Trekking time : 5 Hours

Day 4 Matat - Azzaden Valley - Tamsoult:
The track to the pass is not steep. We walk up at a leisurely pace and quietly enjoy the views all around us. We descend towards the Azzaden valley, passing through a number of villages built out of the red earth which dominates this valley. The scenery and vegetation changes dramatically, as we walk up the valley. Lunch break under the walnut trees of Tizi Oussem village. In the afternoon we carry on walking gradually to get the sheepfolds of Tamsoult.
Campsite by the stream at 2200 meters. Walking time: 6 Hours

Day 5 Tamsoult - Toubkal Camp Base:
Today is a long day, the breakfast will be taken early in the morning so that we can start climbing to Tizi-n Ougalzim pass, 3500 meters. The way up is a bit long but not too strenuous. Once we reach the pass, we admire panoramic views over the surrounding mountains of High Atlas and valleys across as far as the eye can see. Picnic lunch is taken on the way.
Descent towards the Toubkal camp base for the overnight stay at an altitude of 3200 meters. walking time: 6 Hours

Day 6 The Ascent of Djebel Toubkal:
The ascent of Toubkal begins very early in the morning; wake up at 4 O’clock so that we can start climbing Toubkal at five. The track to the summit is steep and seemingly endless boulder and scree before the gradient eases and a final ridge leads to the summit. We walk up at a leisurely pace and quietly enjoy the views all around us.
Once we reach the summit, we enjoy panoramic views in all direction, over the surrounding mountains and valleys across. The same way can be followed or a different way can be taken for the descent to the camp base. 6 Hours Walking

Day 7 Toubkal - Imlil - Marrakech:
A half day walking down to the valley of Imlil, we leave our campsite and trek down to Imlil village where our trek ends. After lunch we leave the Toubkal national park driving on fascinating routes towards Marrakech City.
Overnight stay in Riad. Walking time: 4Hours 30mn, driving Time: 5hours 30mn.

Day 8 Marrakech:
Today is a free day in Marrakesh with a night in hotel and breakfast included.

Day 9 Marrakech Airoport: departure to the Airoport, end of our services.