Climb Mt. Toubkal
7 days with G Adventures Rating:
Day 1 Marrakech
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Marrakech/Tizi Oussem
Transfer to Imi Oughlad and enjoy a long walk up to the Tizi ‘n Tacht Pass. Descend into the Azzadene Valley and spend the night at the village of Tizi Oussem.
Leave the plains around Marrakech, wind your way through the Moulay Brahim Gorge and the foothills of the western High Atlas Mountains. Pass the village of Asni to Imi Oughlad, where we meet our mules and muleteers to begin the trekking adventure. (B, L, D)
Day 3 Tizi Oussem/Aroumd (Aremd)
Today is a full day of walking through villages on the northern slopes of Mt Toubkal.
We stay in another village gite for the night. (B, L, D)
Day 4 Aroumd (Aremd)/Mt Toubkal Base Camp
Ascend the beautiful Mizane Valley, passing the shrine of Sidi Chamharouch, before arriving at our Mt Toubkal base camp.
Time permitting, enjoy either a 2-hour optional climb to the summit of Ouanoums (3,650m/11,975 ft) or simply relax at base camp for the night. (B, L, D)
Day 5 Mt Toubkal Base Camp/Mt Toubkal Summit
Savour the satisfaction of the ascent and the spectacular views across the valleys below when summitting the 4,167m (13,671 ft) Mt Toubkal today. Return to base camp for the night. (B, L, D)
Day 6 Mt Toubkal Base Camp/Marrakech
Descend to the village of Imlil before travelling back to Marrakech for a free afternoon.
Take advantage of a few hours in the early evening to explore this wonderful city - perhaps for some serious bargaining for souvenirs. (B)
Day 7 Marrakech
Depart at any time. (B)
All This Included
Jebel Toubkal, Morocco’s highest peak, has captivated mountaineers for centuries. Our ascent up the rocky giant of North Africa — the tallest in the region — is no picnic, but is accessible to anyone in good shape and hungry for a thrilling high-altitude adventure. Traditional Berber communities line the route on this trip and you’ll have plenty of time to learn their customs through village visits and overnight camping with hearty home-cooked meals. The views on the way up are spectacular, but nothing compares to what you’ll see (and feel) at the top.
Hotels (2 nts)
Marrakech, Morocco: Hotel Residence Amalou (or similar)
Aremd, Morocco: Auberge Ifrane (or similar)
mountain gîtes (3 nts)
Tizi Oussem, Morocco: Gite - Tizi Ouseem (or similar)
Camping (1 nt, 2-man tents)
Toubkal, Morocco: Toubkal Refuge (or similar)
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