Climb Mount Toubkal in Morocco

This’s a trip for anybody who wishes to get Mt. Toubkal (4.167m) and experience several of the fantastic things Morocco is offering. You are going to stand on the upper part of North Africa’s highest mountain in which you’ll discover amazing views over High Atlas, you’ll journey to Marrakech exactly where the numerous scents & noices are as amazing as the delicious foods you’ll taste. You are going to meet great and also knowledgable local guides that are usually prepared to assist and that are devoted to providing you with really a distinctive experience in Morocco.
Plays up on this particular tour

Climb Mt. Toubkal (North Africa’s highest mountain)
Experience High Atlas while hiking beautiful routes
Experience the exotic and fantastic city Marrakech

Common Itinerary

Upon arrival in the late evening, you transfer straight to the resort of yours. To this day, the title Marrakech conjures up images of scenes from The Arabian Nights with their chaotic souks (twisting alleyways & markets). This amazing community, dating from the 11th century, never fails to fulfill the interest of adventurous travellers. It’s from the elegant architecture of the Koutoubia Minaret that dominates the skyline, to the throbbing ambiance of a medieval fair in the fantastic wide open square, and also the Djemaa el Fna, within the center of the medina.
Overnight in Riad/Hotel (usually Riad Omar)

This morning you depart Drive plus Marrakech across the plains towards Tahanaoute, an ancient marketplace on the edge of the mountains. The landscape changes as the plains slowly give way to mountains, with the remarkable snow covered peaks of the High Atlas looming before you. Sticking to the road directly to its conclusion you turn up within the village of Imlil (1740m above sea level, approx ninety mins drive).

From Imlil you get started on the very first day of the Mount Toubkal ascent. This’s usually just likely during the summer months (June to September) as there’s way too much snow on the top slopes at other points during the year. It is a demanding two day walk that should simply be considered by anyone who’s fit and has a lot of mountain-walking experience. From Aremd the trail leads past orchards up the floodplain of the Ait Mizane Valley before climbing steeply, as it zigzags up the mountainside. All provisions and baggage are taken by mule – the multi purpose all terrain automobiles of the mountains. Used to plough fields, have loads from valley to valley (often up extremely high and narrow tracks), turn threshing devices as well as act as taxis ferrying individuals between the villages! Mules are an indispensable component of Berber existence in the mountains. Along the way in which you achieve Sidi Chamarouch, an area of pilgrimage for Moroccans that arrive at the tomb of the regional marabout (Muslim holy male). You are able to just see-the shrine from across the gorge, as it is forbidden for non Muslims to cross the bridge on the other side. Beyond Sidi Chamarouch the trail climbs steeply through a number of switchbacks, traverses the flank of the valley very high above the river and also takes you with the Toubkal Base Camp at Neltner (3207m).
Approximately five to six hours walk
Overnight in Lodge

Earlier this morning you head out for North Africa’s highest peak, Jebel Toubkal (4167m); the aim of countless mountain walkers that go to the High Atlas. There’s a steep final climb which can involve a little scrambling, though the hard work is rewarded by superb ideas from the summit of the whole Atlas range. On a clear morning it is actually easy to create the hazy outline of the Atlantic coast to the sands and also the west of the Sahara Desert on the east.

After sitting on the summit, you design your way to Neltner in which you sleep for the night. All in all it is much but rewarding day.
Approximately eight to nine hours walking (including sleep stops)
Overnight in Lodge

You pack up camp and descend back down to Imlil (approx. four hours) in which you see the car of yours to push across the plains to Marrakech. As it’s just about a 1½ hour drive you’ve practically a full day to examine the great town of Marrakech, to sample the delights of the unusual community, go to several of the remarkable web sites or even do a little last minute shopping.
Overnight in Riad/Hotel (usually Riad Omar)

This’s the conclusion of the tour and you’re transferred to the airport in which you fly home. You are able to obviously decide to expand the trip of yours with a few days in Marrakech and along the beautiful Moroccan coast.