Start: The guide of yours is going to meet you at Marrakech airport at seven pm, or maybe hotel Ali in the existing Medina (Jemaa el Fnaa) of the city at 6:30 pm. If you’ve come early on, we suggest you invest a couple of hours exploring Marrakech city. It is able to usually take around one hour to make it through security at Marrakech airport. Please make sure the flight of yours arrives before 6pm.
End: For return flights, you’ll be dropped again in the terminal for twelve pm (midday) on the final day of the trip of yours. You are able to additionally be dropped in Marrakech city in case you’d want staying on.
The summit day may be 9 12 hours (with plenty of breaks) which means you do need a higher fitness level. We suggest training with running or maybe sport 1 2 times a week, in the run up to the journey of yours.
The minimum age because of this trek is eighteen, or sixteen with a parent/guardian.
Indeed, you are able to leave anything you do not need.
Yes! Lots of people decide to accomplish this, and you are able to utilize the journey Facebook Group to organize to meet up with others from the staff of yours.
The area guides use mules to haul the main bag of yours, so you are able to simply have a little bag with water, waterproofs and sun cream whilst trekking.
The muleteers are taught by an UK based vet on ethical treatment of the mules. They normally use contemporary harnesses and follow strict weight limits.
You remain in a hostel in Imlil and also a mountain hut on the mountain. The lodge offers twin shared areas, with hot showers and intermittent internet.
The mountain refuge is extremely simple, along with showers don’t constantly provide water that is warm, with fundamental style toilets. The mountain hut does offer snacks. It’s well worth taking small denominations of cash, as they occasionally don’t have change offered.
Wifi can be obtained in the hotels on the last and first nights, nevertheless it can certainly be unreliable given the remote location. There’s zero web readily available in the mountain refuge, and telephone signal could be inadequate.
Every class is normally twelve individuals, with a maximum of fourteen.
The instructions are going to provide you with 1.5L of drinking water every day. Drinking water is offered from natural springs and also at different village stores in the process. You might wish to think about snapping purification tablets along with you for any spring water.
On a Toubkal trek 4 days tour you are going to follow a smart acclimatisation plan that actually works nicely for many participants. This consists of regular breaks along with a gradual rise in the altitude at which you rest.
Altitude affects every person in ways that are different. Nevertheless, the key is mentioning if you’re experiencing any symptoms to the guide of yours (headache/nausea) once you feel them.
Winter season (Nov – Mar)
Winter is extremely cool on Mt Toubkal, with temperatures on the summit going as low as 20 °C. March begins to warm up with a greater chance of rain.
Early/late season (Apr May & Oct)
Temperatures at lower altitudes are able to reach 26°C, with very little chance of rain. The summit can continue to go around -10°C with wind chill.
Summer (Jun – Sep)
June has a greater chance of rain, however stays hot. July to Sept are probably the hottest months with temperatures at probably the lowest altitudes reaching thirty °C. The summit of Toubkal is often as small as -10°C with wind chill.
The weather conditions will often move from a single extreme to the next, with highs of 30°C in Lows and Marrakech of around -10°C (with spots of snow) on the summit of Toubkal towards the novice and end of cold weather.