Toubkal express 3 days 2 nights

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  • 3 Days
  • Max Guests : 14
  • Difficulty : 7/10
  • Solitude Lv : 8/10
  • Distance : KM

Detail

Embark on a transformative 2-night/3-day Toubkal Ascent Trek, a mesmerizing journey from Marrakech to the summit of Jebel Toukbal, Northern Africa’s highest peak. Traverse the enchanting Mizane Valley, visit the revered shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, and ascend rocky cliffs to the snowline. Experience the thrill of summiting while enjoying breathtaking vistas from Marrakesh to the Sahara. This adventure blends cultural immersion with awe-inspiring landscapes, promising an unforgettable exploration of the Atlas Mountains. Join us for a soul-stirring trek, where every step unveils the beauty and majesty of Morocco’s natural wonders.

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
  • Rest in comfortable accommodation within a Berber village (gite) and Refuge.
  • 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 Imlil Arrival and Trek to Refuge Toubkal

Embark on an unforgettable adventure as we journey from Marrakech to the picturesque village of Imlil. Our trek commences along the enchanting Mizane Valley, passing through the quaint village of Aremd and reaching the revered shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. Continuing eastward, we traverse mule tracks, ascending into the rugged cliffs above the valley. Crossing the river, we arrive at the pastoral shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, a haven for tourists and pilgrims alike. The trail steadily climbs, meandering to the snowline, where we find the Toukbal Refuge (3206m) awaiting us for an overnight stay. Approximate trekking time: 4.5 to 5 hours.

Day 2 - Atlas Mountains Trek and Toubkal Ascent

Rise early for the exhilarating ascent of Jebel Toukbal, Northern Africa’s highest peak. Our route follows the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. While the terrain is generally manageable, the scree and altitude present challenges. The breathtaking views along the journey make every step worthwhile. Upon summiting, revel in unrestricted vistas, spanning from the Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north, and extending southward to the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. Retrace our steps, descending to the Toubkal Refuge for an overnight stay.

Day 3 - Summit Descent to Imlil and Return to Marrakech

Embark on the descent from the Toubkal Refuge to Imlil, culminating our trek. Upon reaching Imlil, we transfer back to Marrakech, concluding this remarkable 2-night/3-day Toubkal Ascent Trek. Experience the beauty of the Atlas Mountains and the thrill of summiting Jebel Toukbal on this unforgettable journey.

FAQ

Prices?

  • Group of 1 person: Price available upon request
  • Group of 2 – 3 people: €250/person
  • Group of 4 – 7 people: €220/person
  • Group of 8 – 12 people: €180/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   

 

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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