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Morocco - Toubkal Mountain- the Highest Peak in North Africa!
Morocco - Toubkal Mountain- the Highest Peak in North Africa!

Sat, 29 Apr

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Marrakesh

Morocco - Toubkal Mountain- the Highest Peak in North Africa!

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Time & Location

29 Apr 2023, 10:00 – 01 May 2023, 22:00

Marrakesh, Marrakesh, Morocco

About the Event

Total ascent: 2413 metres / 7976 feet

Difficulty: Strenuous

Fantastic 2 days Toubkal trek in the High Atlas Morocco Mountains. 

You will enjoy Jebel Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa at 4167 metres or 13672 feet!

This trek starts from Marrakech to Imlil valley where you will meet our team which is composed of a local guide, well-cared for mules and drivers. 

After a welcome tea at a guesthouse, you will start walking with your guide towards Toubkal Base camp where you will spend the night! 

On the second day, you will hike uphill to the Toubkal summit, after nice views from the top, you will go down from the top to the refuge have lunch and then return back to Imlil, then drive back to Marrakech.  

ITINERARY 

DAY ONE

Total Ascent: 1507 m / 4945 feet

Distance 4 to 5 hours of walking

MARRAKECH – IMLIL to TOUBKAL REFUGE

After breakfast or upon your arrival, we drive for 1h 30 to Imlil village, and we will begin the trek. 

Heading along the Ait Mizane Valley, we first pass Aremd village and then onto the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. 

We then continue east and by crossing the flood plains our route takes us along mule tracks and up into the high rocky cliffs above the valley.

Crossing the river we eventually come to the pastoral shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, which attracts tourists and pilgrims from around the world.

From here the trail continues to climb steadily, snaking and zigzagging its way up to the summit and the Toukbal Refuge (3207m), our stop for the night. 

DAY TWO

Total Ascent: 960 metres / 2973 feet

Distance: 9 to 10 hours of walking

TOUBKAL REFUGE – MOUNT TOUBKAL PEAK 4167M – REFUGE – IMLIL – MARRAKECH  

Early in the morning, we make our attempt to reach the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. 

Our route takes us up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. The walking is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make the going quite difficult in parts. 

The views along the way make the journey more than worthwhile. When you reach the summit you will see that the vistas across the surrounding landscape are quite breathtaking. 

From here there are unrestricted views in every direction, from the Marrakech Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. 

We will retrace our steps when we return to the refuge have lunch and head back towards Imlil for our drive back to Marrakech.

FEE

£270

INCLUDED IN FEES

  • Transport from/to the airport  
  • An English-speaking tour guide  
  • Accommodation in a base camp with breakfast and dinner included  
  • A healthy mule to carry on your bags  
  • All meals, freshly prepared 
  • All the extra necessary gear you'll need like: sleeping bags, headlamps, etc
  • Air-conditioned vehicle 
  • Freshwater during supplied 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Flights
  • Accommodation at Marrakesh
  • Meals at Marrakesh
  • Anything else not listed above

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS

Saturday

Meet your guide at the RAK Menara airport or central Marrakesh at 10 am.

We will let you know where exactly to meet once we have everyone's arrival time and location.

If you arrive the night before, please book. a hotel in the centre of Marrakesh.

Everything else will be taken care of, including all your meals.

Sunday and Monday

You will be back in Marrakesh by the late afternoon of Sunday, very tired and dying for a good long shower, so we recommend that you pre-book a hotel in the centre of Marrakesh for the night and then spend Monday exploring Marrakesh before flying back home.

You can also choose to stay in Imil instead which is not far from Marrakech.

WHAT TO BRING

This is the basic gear which you must have to attend this trip. Your guide might turn you away if you do not have adequate gear for the climb.

You can message us at any time to ask questions before signing up for this trip. We recommend checking flights and hotels before booking.

By signing up for this trip you agree that you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions

Tickets

  • Toubkal 2 day

    £270.00
    +£6.75 service fee

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