Climb the amazing Mt Toubkal on this 3-day trek through the wilderness, and explore some of the most spectacular places in the area, including the valley of Imlil, the Toubkal Massif, the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, and the peak of Jebel Toubkal.
Led by a local guide
What to Expect
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil – Toubkal Refuge (L, D)
You will be picked up from your hotel in Marrakech at around 8:00am. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, drive south up over gorges and high passes of the upper valleys to the Berber town of Imlil, 5700 feet above sea level (1740m). Here is where you leave your vehicle to take a welcome glass of mint tea in a staging house prior to setting out for a 2.5 mile (4 km) hike towards several Berber villages.
You will stop in the villages of Armed and Sidi Chamharouchin the Assif Ait Maizane Valley for some sight-seeing. The latter is set beside a picturesque waterfall and small stream. Take a break for a picnic within full view of mighty Jbel Toubkal. At over 13,600 feet (4167m), it’s the highest peak in the Maghreb.
Your last stretch of the day takes you to your overnight accommodations, at the Toubkal Refuge at 10,500 feet (3207m).
Day 2: Toubkal Refuge – Mt Toubkal – Refuge Toubkal
Start your day with a climb up the highest peak in the North Africa, Mt Toubkal, then descend via the south circuit for a straightforward 2-3 hour descent back to the Refuge.
In the afternoon, take a gentle hike southeast to the head of the Assif Ait Maizane Valley and Tizi n O’unoums. When ready, you will return to your overnight accommodation, at the Toubkal Refuge.
Day 3: Toubkal Refuge – Imlil – Marrakech
Today it’s back up Mt Toubkal, then back down to camp, where you will have lunch before walking back down to Imlil for the pick upand the drive back to Marrakech.
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
2 nights accommodation at Toubkal refuge
Mule and porter for luggage
Food during the trek
Transport from and back to Marrakech
Your Marrakech hotel
Returns to original departure point.