5 days Toubkal valleys Trek

Toubkal Valleys Trek

This accent of Toubkal trek is not for the faint of heart, but well worth the effort to experience the majesty of this jewel of Morocco. If you have a little more time to enjoy this spectacular region, this program is for you!
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5 days Toubkal valleys Trek

5 days Toubkal valleys Trek : Mountains Adventure is local Company in The High Atlas Mountains near Marrakech offers some of the finest trekking in the world. This a stunning five day trek in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco. We trek through a variety of landscapes from lush valleys to barren rock. The route takes us through colourful Berber villages, over nice mountain passes slowly ascending to our highest point at 4,167m at the top of Mount Toubkal, North Africa’s highest mountain.
The trek will be supported by a berber team ; Mountain guide, cook and muleteers & mules for luggages.

Itinirary:

1

Marrakech –imi oughlad –tizi n’tacht –Tiziane

Approximately 4-5 hours walking, 1:30 hours driving

Elevation: 2000m

Early morning departure from marrakech for a pleasante drive south winding our way up through the moulay brahim gorge and upper valleys to arrive at the higher foothills of the western high atlas mountains and our trailhead of imi oughlad (1450m) with the jbel toubkal , at 4167m the highest peak in north africa , aglzim 3650m and aksoual 38847m ,looming before us . here we alight from our vehicle and meet up with berber muleteer crew . We set off up in north-westerly direction for a 2hour acclimatisation hike up switchback mule tracks , passing by cornfields woods pine and juniper to the tiz n’tachete (2000m),where we shall stop to look back down on the imlil and ait oussaden valleys before carrying on for another half hour to imi n’ifri and our field picnic .thence a slow hike for about 2 and half hours south-west down along a dirt track to assif n’ ait oussaden and the red clay terraced village of tiziane ( 1750 m ).

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2

Tiziane – Tizi N’Taghrhourte – D’Kent

Approximately 6 hours walking

Elevation: 1995m

After breakfast we will set off up along the Assif N’Ait Oussaden valley. Passing through walnut groves, up to Tizi N’Taghrhourte, and through to a rare level plateau to arrive at Assaka spring, where we will stop for our picnic lunch amidst an awesome silence. The afternoon’s hike takes us down along the edges of the forest until we reach the Berber village of D’Knt (or Agouns N’Assoul). Here we will have our dinner and spend the in a camp or guest house.

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3

D’Knt – Tizi N’Tagdalte – Azib N’Tamsoult

Approximately 6 hours walking

Elevation: 2250m

We set off for our morning 3 hours hike up through groves of walnut trees, fields of corn and barley to greet the many sheep, Goatherders, local women and children. We traverse the Tizi N’Tagdalte and then descend amongst the juniper trees until we come to a small spring set amongst the trees. Surrounded by the sound of bubbling water we will stop for our picnic lunch. Once refreshed, we are off down the winding tracks to come to a small river at the beginning of the valley of Assif N’Ait Oussaden. From here we enter the village of Tizi Oussem then up to the summer village Of Tamsoult for our camp or guest house.

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4

Azib Tamsoult – Tizi Agelzim – Toubkal Refuge

Approximately 6 hours walking

Elevation: 3550m

After breakfast, we now set out eastwards on a moderately difficult hike up the winding mule tracks to the Tizi Aguelzim. From this point we trek a further 3 hours south-east to the Toubkal Refuge, which marks the spring snowline. At the refuge we will have our dinner, and the evening will be yours to simply relax and enjoy the spectacular views, or explore.

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5

Toubkal Refuge – Jbel Toubkal – Sidi Chamharouch - Aremd - Imlil - Marrakesh

Approximately 8 hours walking & 1:30h driving

Elevation: 4167m

A very early breakfast to set out around 6am., to attain, after a three hour steep climb, the highest peak in the Maghreb (4167m). The panorama from here is simply stunning. Whenever you are ready, we shall take the Ikkhibi Sud or South Cirque for a straightforward – with your guide – 2 to 3 hour descent back to the Refuge for a picnic. After lunch We shall now set off towards the north along steeply descending, zigzagging trails of the higher slopes of the Valley of the Assif n’Isouhouanem n’Ouagounss towards the Shrine of Sidi Chamharouch. Set beside a waterfall, There is a pilgrimage ‘marabout’ shrine here, probably the remnant of a pre-Islamic culture, but forbidden to non-Muslims. another 2 hours downhill will allow to get to the village of Imlil from where most of the treks start prior to take the taxi back to Marrakech.

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DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATIONMarrakech, Morocco
DEPARTURE TIME8:00am
INCLUDED
Muleteer team & CookAccommodations
Local transportationProfessional guide
Meals

 

NOT INCLUDED
AirfareTravel Insurance
Guide Gratuity & other gratuity Soft Drinks or Alcoholic Beverages

 

Additional information

Location

Toubkal, Morocco

Destination

Imlil, Morocco, Toubkal

Duration

5 days

Physicality

7/10

Age

10+

Dates

Year-round

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