Mount Toubkal Weekend trek (4 Days)
Summit North Africa’s highest mountain and enjoy a truly epic view of the Atlas mountains, and Discover Marrakesh’s rich cultural heritage with vibrant markets, tasty foods, and historic sites, and Immersive cultural experience with the local Berber communities and their hospitality
Detail about the package
Mount Toubkal Weekend Trek
If you’re a weekend warrior looking to climb the tallest peak in northern Africa in a little amount of time, well, look no further. Starting from the village of Imlil, you’ll make the epic trek to Mt Toubkal rocky summit and back over two days of exhilarating hiking and jaw-dropping views. Challenging yet so freakin’ rewarding, this active adventure will have your heart pumping, your legs burning, and your heart yearning for even more Morocco.
Day 1 - Marrakech/Imlil
Arrival Day. Please arrive at the meeting point no later than 2:30PM before your departure to Imlil.
Enjoy a brief welcome meeting with the group before transferring by bus to Imlil, our base for the trek and a major trekking hub in the High Atlas. Upon arrival your team cooks will be preparing a delicious meal for dinner.
You’ll be able to take in your first glimpses of the spectacular High Atlas Mountains over dinner.
Meals included: Dinner
Day 2 - Trek from Imlil to Toubkal Refuge
Our trek begins!
Heading along the Mizane Valley, we’ll pass the village of Amend with its backdrop of mountains, then we climb to the shrine of Sidi Charamouch, a haven for pilgrims. You have to try a fresh orange juice from one of the stalls!
From here on the trail climbs steadily, zig zagging its way up to the snow-line and the refuge at 3,206m and the basecamp for Toubkal. We’ll set up camp for the night ready for our ascent tomorrow.
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 3 - Summit of Mount Toubkal - Imlil
The group will make the attempt to summit Mount Toubkal starting early this morning after a hearty breakfast. The peak sits at 4167m and will take between three and five hours to complete. As challenging as the climb will be you will be rewarded with some of the most breathtaking scenery in all of Morocco displayed below you. This is the highest peak in Northern Africa, you’ll be able to see the Marrakech Plain all the way to the High Atlas in the north and the Sahara in the south. After the climb, descend all the way back down to Imlil for the night
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
Day 4 - transfer to the airport and return home
After breakfast transfer back to Marrakech, arriving around 12pm. The tour ends on arrival to the airport or at the Marrakech hotel for those have booked post-tour nights.
Meals included: Breakfast
Places to be
Maps & info
- 260 Euros per person
NB : Extra 20 /person extra from Nov to April to cover porters & extra for mountain hut winter ratesIncluded
- Local experienced and fully trained mountain guide, muleteers and cook
- All Meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner included (except in Marrakech)
- Accommodation: basic hotel or riad in Marrakech, mountain hut in the High Atlas
- Transport – minibus or 4×4 for return transfers from marrakech to High Atlas and back again
- Sleeping Bags
- Personal travel Insurance
- Entrance Fees to any attractions
- Additional food and drink not included on the itinerary
This trek runs From May To October
- Good waterproof boots with ankle support
- Day sack – the rest of your gear will be transported by the muleteers
- Water bladder or water drinking bottles
- Comfortable trekking clothes
- Warmer layers
- Hat and gloves for late spring and autumn departures
- Waterproof jacket and trousers
- Clothes for the evening
- Comfortable shoes or slippers for the hotels/ camp
- Personal medication – blister kit etc
- Sun cream
- Trekking poles
- Ear plugs
- 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
Easy – Medium – Hard
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
My Own Room – From $120.00
If you’re travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.
The most affordable price