TOUBKAL 4.167m - Marocco
Mount Toubkal , at 4,167 meters, is the highest peak in North Africa. It is located in the Toubkal National Park in Morocco, which was founded during the French protectorate in 1942. Its extension is 100,000 ha. and is situated in the High Atlas Mountains , between the valleys of N'Fiss and Ourika .
The Toubkal , is a mountain massif of volcanic origin. Its embedded valleys and its Berber culture , adobe constructions, terraced crops, rock engravings, abundant flora and fauna and the friendly welcome of its people, make this trekking a must.
Our last day, we will visit the city of Marrakech , to enjoy its wonderful culture, gastronomy, markets, ...
An experience that you should not miss and a unique opportunity to know these spectacular mountains and a different culture, which we are fortunate to have so close.
Meeting point: Marrakech Airport. Duration: 5 days.
Day 1: Meet at the airport of Marrakech (460m), welcome by our local guide, and transfer to the Berber village of Imlil (1,770m), in the heart of the Toubkal valley , about 64 km south of the city Of Marrakech, our lodging and starting point of the trekking. Dinner at the hotel and explanation of the route.
Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, our local team (local guide, cook and mules) awaits to start the trekking. We start walking on mule trails, passing through the village of Armed (1,850m), to Marabout Sidi Chamharouch (2,350m), a place of pilgrimage, where we will enjoy a succulent meal prepared in situ by our cook. We continue to enjoy the impressive landscape of the Atlas Mountains . Stop for the traditional tea at Imi n'Tifrite , then pass the Isgan n'Wagouts corrals , to reach the Neltner refuge (3,207m) of the French Alpine Club, where we will spend the night. Despite the hard day, everyone will be happy to stay in such a place.
Day 3: Day of ascension to the Toubkal (4,167m) . We will get up early at about five in the morning, to make the ascension in safe conditions. We will go up first to the hole of Akhbi n'Tizi (3,700m), from where we continue ascending gently through a wide channel, to reach Collado del Toubkal (3,950m), from where we will ascend by the Toubkal Ridge, The summit of the Toubkal at 4,167 meters, where, if the day allows, we will enjoy a spectacular view of the Atlas Range . We descend to the refuge, to continue to I mlil , where we will spend the night, enjoying before a deserved dinner, after having reached our goal.
Day 4: Breakfast in Imlil and transfer to the hotel in Marrakech. Free day, to enjoy the fantastic city of Marrakech . Dinner at the hotel.
Day 5: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to Marrakech airport . Farewell and end of trip.
Mountain guide entitled and with UIMLA accreditation.
Two nights at hotel Imlil Riad Jnane . Two dinners and two breakfasts.
One night at Neltner Refuge . Dinner and breakfast.
One night in a hotel in Marrakech . Dinner and breakfast.
Lunch / picnic on trekking days.
Local guide, cook and mules for luggage .
Collective security material.
Flight to Marrakech.
Any other item not mentioned as included.
There are blankets in the shelter. With carrying a thin sleeping bag or a bed sheet bad, is enough.
The route may suffer alterations depending on the weather conditions, availability in hotels / shelter, and / or other types of circumstances, always thinking about the safety of the group.
It is essential to be in possession of the federative card or accident insurance with rescue and evacuation, which covers the activity
Price: € 480 * (VAT included). * Price per person
Group of 6 to 12 people
Picos Outdoor only gets profit from guiding service
Accommodation and travel management, by the best Moroccan travel agency in the Imlil valley