Treks > Toubkal 8 days
Get a kick out of climbing the highest mountain in Northern Africa!
At 4,167m, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa. The hike to the summit is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the panoramic view from the summit makes the hard work worthwhile.
|Day 1:||Arrival in Marrakech|
|Day 2:||Drive to Imlil the start point of your trek. You cross the Tizi-n-Tamatert (2279m) which takes you to Tinoughrine and Ouneskra then you reach the camp in Foussarou. (4 hour trek)|
|Day 3:||An early morning tough hike up to the Tizi-n-Likemt (3550m) which offers a panoramic view of the horizon. The descent is long as the ascent with lunch at the camp site at Azib Likemt (2550m). (5-6 hour trek)|
|Day 4:||Follow the Assif Tinzart upstream through a narrow gorge and cross the Tizi-n-Ouria (3109m). Descend to the valley floor in Amsouzart (1750m) and stay overnight in a Gite. (5 hour trek)|
|Day 5:||Trek through a green and pleasant valley until you reach Lake Ifni. After lunch and a swim you continue to a high camp (2295m). (4-5 hour trek)|
|Day 6:||Trek to one of the most spectacular pass crossings in the Atlas, the Tizi-n-Ouanoums (3650m). Descend to the camp below Mount Toubkal, near the Neltner Refuge (3207m). (6 hour trek)|
|Day 7:||After an early breakfast we set off on the steep ascent to the summit of Jebel Toubkal (4167m) then return to camp for lunch. In the afternoon you descend to Imlil and drive back to Marrakech. (8-9 hour trek)|
|Day 8:||Depart from hotel|
Prefer a shorter trek? Try Toubkal in 3 or 4 days.
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- Full Escort: Fully escorted by local mountain guide, muleteers and cook
- All Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
- Transport: Minibus or 4x4 transfers
What is not included:
- Meals in Marrakech
- International flights
- Sleeping bags
- Travel insurance
- Drinks and items of a personal nature
- Additional hotel nights after trek, although these can be purchased from 25 EUR p.p. twin/35 EUR single.