5 days Trek High Atlas valleys
5 day trek mount Toubkal via Mount Toubkal This 5 days trek in high atlas and Toubkal Accelerated Trek, is a trekking option which allow you to climb toubkal and visit the Berber villages in 5 days 4 nights only,. in this trek you will explore the simplicity of life in the atlas mountains of Morocco, climbing mount Toubkal will give opportunity to discover the high atlas mountain range, berber villages and wild life in the Toubkal national park. 5 days trekking in Toubkal will take you through deferent valley including Imlil area and Azzaden valley. First acclimatize and discover the rural way of life then get ready to climd the highest North African Peak Mt Toubkal.
You’ll be picked up early at your accommodation in Marrakech for the scenic drive through the foothills of the Atlas Mountains to the trailhead at Imi Oughlad (1450 m). The view of Mt. Toubkal will get you excited for what lies ahead!
After meeting your guide, cook and team of mules and muleteers, begin your trek on a switchbacking trail through fields of corn and forests of pine and juniper. Break for lunch after 2 ½ hours of gentle ascent, then descend slightly for another 2 ½ hours to the red clay village of Tiziane (1750 m). You’ll spend the night there in a comfortable gite.
A 2 ½ hour walk through walnut groves takes you up and over your first mountain pass, Tizi n’Taghrhourte (1995 m), then along a rare and enjoyable flat stretch to Assaka Spring. Enjoy lunch in the shade, and oncer you’re rested continue 2 ½ hours to the village of D’knt (1870 m). Enjoy another delicious Moroccan dinner before sleeping soundly at the gite.
The first 3 hours of walking will take you through terraced fields of corn and barley to your next pass, Tizi n’Tagdalte. Descend gently to another refreshing spring for lunch. A further 3 hours through groves of walnut and cherry will bring you to a gushing mountain river, and, just beyond, the terraced villages of Tizi Oussem (1850 m) and Tamsoult, where you’ll spend the night in a mountain hut.
A moderately difficult hike will take you to the highest point yet of the trek, the pass of Tizi Aguelzim (3550 m). After you catch your breath (and take some photos!) you’ll traverse across the upper Toubkal Valley to the Toubkal Refuge, nestled in the rocks at snowline (3207 m).
Enjoy the company of other trekkers and climbers from around the world before eating a hearty Moroccan dinner and getting a good night’s sleep—tomorrow will be a big day!
You’ll begin the 3 hour ascent of Mt. Toubkal at 6:00 am. The trail is steep and relentless, but not technical, and the view at the top will make every step worth the effort! Enjoy the thin air and stunning panoramas from the top before descending back to the refuge for a well-earned lunch.
Continue your descent, visiting the pre-Islamic marabout shrine of Sidi Chamharouch along the way. A final 2 hours of walking will bring you to Imlil, the typical start of Toubkal climbs, and the end of your Atlas Mountains trek.
Relax during the 1 ½ hour drive back to Marrakech. You’ll be back at your accommodation by early evening, leaving you time to explore the bazaars—if you have the energy!
- English, French, German, Spanish speaking Guide
- Transport (hotel_ trek _hotel )
- Muleteers for the luggage
- Accommodation during the trekking: Gite, camp
- Meals and cook
- mineral water
- Travel insurance
- Soft drinks
- Sleeping bags
- Personal Expenses
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