5 days Atlas valleys and Toubkal Ascent trek

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  • 5 Days
  • Max Guests : 14
  • Difficulty : 7/10
  • Solitude Lv : 8/10
  • Distance : 10 - 18 km Day

Detail

Embark on a transformative 5-day journey through picturesque Atlas valleys, culminating in the exhilarating ascent of Mount Toubkal. Immerse yourself in Berber villages, traverse lush landscapes, and conquer the summit for a truly extraordinary adventure in the heart of Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains.

Price Includes

  • Expert, Berber, English-speaking mountain guides
  • Mules and muleteers to carry your luggage.
  • Porters for luggages from snowline to the mountain huts
  • Berber Cook
  • All meals on the hike
  • Accommodation in a Mountain Hut
  • Round-trip Transportation between the trek and your accommodation in Marrakech .

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses

What to Expect

  • Challenge yourself to reach the summit of Mount Toubkal, standing at an impressive height of 4,167 meters.
  • Spend your nights in local houses, refuges, or tents, maximizing your cultural immersion and experiencing the authentic ambiance of the
  • Immerse yourself in the rich culture of traditional Berber villages, interacting with local communities and gaining insights into their way of life.
  • Traverse through diverse landscapes, including dense forests of pine, juniper, and oak trees, picturesque valleys, and panoramic vistas of the Atlas Mountain chain
  • Taste the Best of Moroccan Cuisine With our Berber Cook

Itinerary

Day 1 - Marrakesh - Imi Oughlad - Marigha village

Embark on a thrilling adventure as you leave the bustling city life behind and drive towards Imlil. At Imi Oughlad (1,450m), your journey begins with a warm welcome from your Berber muleteer and guide. Indulge in a delicious breakfast before your first day’s acclimatization trek in the Ouirgane National Park, featuring a delightful lunch amidst the copper green soil and juniper trees. As the sun sets, immerse yourself in the charm of Tinzert, a rustic Berber Village, where you’ll enjoy a hearty dinner and spend the night in a cozy Gite. Approximately 4 hours of walking.

Day 2 - Marigha - Azzaden Valley (Ait Aissa)

Awaken to a new day filled with anticipation. After a hearty breakfast, ascend from Marigha, traversing to the breathtaking Azzaden Valley. Enjoy a scrumptious lunch with panoramic views as the landscape unfolds with a rushing mountain stream, surrounded by lush walnut groves, leading toward the majestic peaks of Toubkal. Immerse yourself in the local culture as you indulge in a traditional Berber dinner and overnight in a village Gite in Ait Aissa. Approximately 5-6 hours of invigorating walking.

Day 3 - Ait Aissa - Tizi n Mzik - Imlil

Embark on a fantastic climb out of the Azzadene Valley, heading towards Tizi Oussem. Enjoy a well-deserved lunch with awe-inspiring views at the pass of Tizi n Mzik (2489m), before descending into the charming village of Imlil. Find serenity at Dar Adrar Guesthouse, where you’ll savor a delightful dinner and spend the night. Approximately 5-6 hours of captivating walking.

Day 4 - Imlil – Sidi Chamharoush – Toubkal Refuge

Indulge in the beauty of the Mizane Valley as you trek toward the village of Aremd and the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. Marvel at the terraced farming, encounter the vibrant village life, and cross the river to reach the pastoral shrine. Enjoy a delightful lunch with scenic views. The trail ascends steadily to the snowline and the Toukbal Refuge (3206m), where a nourishing dinner awaits. As night falls, relish the unique atmosphere. Approximately 5 hours of immersive walking.

Day 5 - Trek to Summit of Jebel Toubkal (4165m); Return to Imlil - Marrakech

Early morning marks the highlight of your adventure – the ascent to the summit of Jebel Toukbal, Northern Africa’s highest peak. Navigate scree fields and rocky landscapes for an awe-inspiring journey. Enjoy a packed breakfast on the summit and a well-deserved dinner upon descent. The day concludes as you return to Imlil before the drive back to Marrakech.

Note: This culinary itinerary serves as a guide, ensuring you relish not only the breathtaking landscapes but also the diverse and delicious Moroccan cuisine. Meals are thoughtfully included each day, and the itinerary may be adjusted to accommodate local conditions, ensuring an optimal and unforgettable culinary adventure.

FAQ

Prices?

  • Group of 1 person: Price available upon request
  • Group of 2 – 3 people: 350 € /person
  • Group of 4 – 7 people: 320 € /person
  • Group of 8 – 12 people: 300 € /person

Availability & Dates:

This trek runs Year Round. We have regular departures throughout the week, so you can join one of our existing treks if you wish. Please feel free to get in touch with us!

You have the option to book this trek independently, which includes transfers from Marrakech. Alternatively, we can create a comprehensive itinerary for you, combining your trek with visits to Marrakech, Essaouira, the Atlantic Coast, and the Sahara Desert. We can provide you with a customized quote based on your preferences.

Start Point & Finish Point?

To ensure a convenient and hassle-free experience, we provide pick-up and drop-off services from your accommodation in Marrakech city. Please note that some riads may not have direct car access, so our driver will park nearby and come to meet you at a designated meeting point.

At the end of the trek, you will be dropped off at the nearest point to your riad/hotel. Our driver will ensure that you are safely returned to your accommodation. If required, our driver can contact your riad in advance to make arrangements for a seamless drop-off.

Accommodations ?

The accommodation will be mix in between Berber gites & mountain huts. camping will be an option during the summer months

Please note that if you require accommodation in the Atlas Mountains or Marrakech before or after the trek, we can always make arrangements and book it for you.

If you have any further inquiries or need assistance with anything else, please let me know!

Food during the trek ?

-you can expect freshly prepared and nutritious meals cooked by the Berber muleteers. Here are some examples of the meals served:

– Breakfast: Jam, bread, cookies, fruit, juice, butter, coffee, and milk.
– Lunch: Salad, tomatoes, carrots, lentils, beans, rice or pasta, fish (such as sardines or tuna), and seasonal fruit.
– Dinner: Soup, traditional Moroccan tajine, couscous, olives, nuts, and fruit.

If you have any specific dietary requirements, they can be accommodated. Please inform us of your preferences when you confirm your booking, and kindly remind your guide and cook about your requirements on the first day of the trek to ensure they are properly addressed.

What's about the luggages during the trek ?

During the trek, personal baggage, cooking equipment, and food are transported by the mules. This means you will only need to carry a rucksack containing essential items for the day.

If you have any excess or unnecessary luggage, you can securely store it in our storage facility in Imlil until you return from the trek. This ensures that your belongings are kept safe and allows you to travel with a lighter load during the trek

Essential Equipment / Kit Hire

To ensure a comfortable and enjoyable hiking experience, it is important to have the following equipment:

– Good walking boots and socks / good trainers for valley treks
– Personal First Aid Kit
– 3 to 4 season sleeping bag (for winter treks) or light sleeping bag (for summer treks)
– Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
– Water bottle or camelback (recommended)
– Soft-sided bag (50-80 litres)
– Lightweight daypack
– Sunglasses – Sunscreen
– Torch and batteries
– Towel
– All personal toiletries 

– Crampons and Ice Axe Winter season   

Additionally, depending on the specific requirements and weather conditions, you may also consider the following items:

– Hiking poles for extra stability and support
– Hat or cap for sun protection
– Gloves and a hat for colder temperatures
– Warm layers (fleece jacket, thermal clothing) for colder seasons
– Quick-drying and moisture-wicking clothing for comfort during the trek
– Insect repellent for protection against bugs and mosquitoes
– Extra snacks or energy bars for additional sustenance on the trail

Having the right equipment will enhance your hiking experience in the beautiful Azzaden Valley. Make sure to pack these essentials to ensure your safety, comfort, and enjoyment throughout the trek.

How do you book & pay?

Booking your trek with us is a straightforward process. Follow the steps below to secure your reservation:

1. Find the trek you are interested in on our website, and then contact us via email to discuss your trek and check availability.

2. Once we have finalized the details of your trek, including the duration, route, and number of people, we will make a provisional booking, providing you with the confirmed dates and cost.

3. To confirm your booking, we kindly ask for a 20% deposit. You can conveniently make this payment online via bank transfer in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars.

4. The remaining balance is payable in cash upon your arrival in Morocco, at the beginning of the trek. We accept payments in Euros, pounds sterling, or US dollars.

NB: If you are unable to carry a large amount of cash, we offer an alternative option. You can pay the remaining balance online via bank transfer a few days before your departure. This way, you can have peace of mind knowing that your payment is taken care of beforehand.

At Toubkal Treks, we strive to make the booking and payment process as convenient and flexible as possible for our trekkers. Should you have any further questions or require additional assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

We look forward to welcoming you to Morocco and providing you with an unforgettable trekking experience!

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