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Toubkal Ascent & Atlas Valley Trek 6d/5n
Spend 6 days hiking in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. The unspoilt beauty of the Ousertek Valley, which is home to the famous Berber tribes of Africa, is best explored on-foot. Your trail will lead you through Walnut groves, terraced fields you will stop amidst the beautiful scenery to enjoy a picnics.
Marrakech – Imi-oughlad – Imsker – Gliz
Pick up from Marrakech and drive Km 54 to Imi-oughlad meet our team Carriers, cook, after loading the mules, towards the valley Imenane continuing to rise
slowly over Tizi n Lbour and down into to Imeskar village for Lunch. After lunch we then carry on across the small valley in the shadow of several huge walnut trees, an easy climb without technical difficulties into village Tinghar then we continue to climb towards the village of Tidili night and the small village of Gliz . 5-6hours
Gliz – Oukaimeden – Tizi n Addi – Tachdirth
A short climb to cross Tizi-n-Oukaimden by a forest of juniper, a magnificent view over the valley Ousrtik and distant peaks of mass Toubkal then by passes the mountain of Okaimden 3700m. Lunch on shortly after the station Ski , the highest in North Africa. And by the collar Eddi join the beautiful Valley High Atlas Tachddirt splendid view of the mountains and the valley an easy descent back to our village at night lodging Tachdirth :Duration: 6 hours
Tachdirth – ikkis – tizi n’aguersiwal – aguersiwal – Matat
After breakfast , we set off down the assif imnane valley , passing throught several berber hamlets and thence up to the tizi n’ageursiwal (2000m).once through the col we shall now go down more winding mule tracks leading to the village of aguersiwal (lunch spot ) set off up the valley of Matat, allow another hour to get up the valley to Matat . 5 hours walking.
Matat – Tizi Oudite – Azib n Tamsoult
From Matat you will set off an a 6 hour trek out of the Matat Valley and into the Azzadene Valley. Along the way you will pass Tizi Oudite at 2,250m, the Ait Aissa Village, Tizi oussm Village and into Azib n’Tansoult . Overnight in the Azib n Tamsoult mountain refuge at 2300m
Azib n Tamsoult – Tizi Agelzim – Toubkal Refuge
Today involves a fairly stiff climb through Ighouliden waterfalls out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with othe trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning- 6hours
Toubkal refuge–Toubkal Summit–Imlil
Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert then a long way back down past the refuge and the well-worn path back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day with 8-9 hours of trekking, involving 900m upthen almost 2,500m back down to Imlil! You will normally be dropped off at around 5.00pm in Marrakech – 9hours
Trekking in the Toubkal National Park in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco on an 6 days trek of the valley and Berber villages with Ascent Of Mount Toubkal (4167m) is the highest mountain in North Africa. the summit is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from he summit makes the hard work worthwhile. , from Nov – May, snow settles above 3000m and crampons and ice axes are required.
See stunning scenery, and take energetic walks with an expert hiking guide, complemented with nights in guest houses and mountain refuges.
- Group 1 person : On request
- Group 2 – 3 people : 390 €/person
- Group 4 – 7 people : 336 € /person
- Group 8 – 12 people : 280 € /person
NB : Extra 7 Euros/person extra from Nov to April to cover porters & extra for mountain hut winter rates
- Prices quoted are per person, based on sharing a twin room/2 person tent (unless otherwise stated). Additional hotel or riad nights after trek from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single.
- Trek prices may vary depending of the season (High altitude Treks).
- Payment : can be done in € / $ / £ or MAD
- English speaking guide, and cook
- Muleteers and mules for luggages
- Full board on trek + mineral water, coffee and tea
- Accommodation in Mountain huts
- Ground transfers by minibuses / taxis: ( hotel – trek – hotel)
- Mess, cooking & toilet tents (camping option)
- Travel insurance.
- Soft/alcoholic drinks
- Tips and personal expanses
This trek runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference.
We usually have several treks departing each week that you may join , please get in Touch!!
- Good walking boots and socks / good trainers for valley treks
- Personnel First aid Kit
- 3 to 4 season sleeping bag ( winter) or light Sleeping bag ( Summer)
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
- Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
- Soft-sided bag (50-80 litres)
- Lightweight daypack
- Torch and batteries
- Towel & all personal toiletries
Most of those equipment can be rented locally from our equipment shop in Imlil:
- Crampons : 5 €/ Day/pair
- Ice Axe : 3 €/day
- Walking boots : 5 €/day
- Sleeping bags : 2.5 €/day
- Rain Jackets : 3 €/day
- Walking Poles : 3 €/day/pair
- Back packs : 3€/day
- Stoves : 2€/day
The Accommodation during this trek can either be in a mountain hut for the winter treks or on camping if prefered from June -Octo
NB : If accommodation is required in the Atlas Mountains either before or after the trek, we can always book you at our Place in Imlil