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Toubkal (4,167m) in tents with mules – Morocco
El Mount Toubkal at 4,167 meters, it 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 it is located in the Western High Atlas, between the N'Fiss and Ourika valleys.
The Toubkal, is a mountainous massif of volcanic origin. Its embedded valleys and its Berber culture, its adobe buildings, terraced crops, rock carvings, abundant flora and fauna and the friendly welcome of its people, make this Trekking essential.
This trekking is special because it is a self-sufficient adventure, spending the night in camps set up by our Guides and local porters in very beautiful places. It's about a circular trekking around Toubkal, visiting its beautiful Berber villages and with the special addition of making a summit on its top. A very complete adventure, in which we will have Local guides, cook, mules, tents,…an experience that you should not miss and a unique opportunity to get to know these spectacular mountains and a fascinating and different culture, which we are lucky to have so close.
On the day of arrival, we will enjoy the thousand-year-old city of Marrakesh, of its wonderful culture, gastronomy, markets, ...
Meeting point: Aeropuerto de Marrakech. Duration: 7 days.
Day 1: Meeting at the airport of Marrakesh(460m), welcome by our local guide, and transfer to the hotel. Free time in Marrakesh. Dinner at the hotel and explanation of the route.
Day 2: After breakfast at the hotel, we will make the transfer to the town Berber of Imlil (1,770m), in the heart of the Toubkal valley, about 64 km south of the city of Marrakech, our trekking starting point, where our local team (local accompanying guide and mules) awaits us to start the trekking. We started walking along mule trails, passing through the town of Armed (1,850m), towards Marabout Sidi Chamharouch (2,350m), a place of pilgrimage, where we will enjoy our first night.
Day 3: We continue enjoying the impressive landscape of the Atlas Massif. Today we will begin to see the great mountains of this spectacular massif starting with the ascent to the Tizi n'Tarharat pass, at 3,460m, a climb that will help us get good acclimatization for the day of ascent to the Toubkal summit. Descent to Azib Tifni, where we will spend the night in the camp set up by our team and enjoy a pleasant dinner.
Day 4: The day passes by the precious Tisgni Valley, dotted with pretty Berber villages. We begin with a climb to the port of Tizi n'Terhaline, at 3,227m, continuing with our essential acclimatization We descend to the Tisgni valley, which we will cross to the town of Amzouzart, where we will turn to head for the islane valley crossing beautiful Berber towns towards our goal today, the ifni lake at 2,312m, a beautiful place where we can take a bath, enjoy a well-deserved dinner and spend the night in our camp.
Day 5: Today our objective is the area of the Neltner refuge, the main starting point towards the summit of the Toubkal. A steep climb awaits us towards the pass of Tizi n'Ouanoums, at 3,680m, perfect to complete our acclimatization and reach the summit of Toubkal without complications. A short descent will leave us in the circus where the Neltner shelter and the Refuge Mouflons, a beautiful place surrounded by high mountains of more than 4,000 meters, among which is our objective. Dinner and overnight in our camp.
Day 6: Ascension day to Toubkal (4,167m). We will get up early around five in the morning, to make the ascent safely. We will first go up to the hole de Akhbi n'Tizi (3,700m), from where we continue gently ascending through a wide channel, to reach the Toubkal Pass (3,950m), from where we will climb the Toubkal Ridge, which will leave us in the Toubkal summitat 4,167 meters, where if the day allows it, we will enjoy spectacular views of the Atlas. We will descend to the refuge and after a well-deserved tea we will go toImlil, where we will spend the night in the wonderful Riad Tizi Mizik, where we will spend the night and enjoy a well-deserved dinner, after having reached our objective.
Day 7: Breakfast at Riad Tizi Mizik. Transfer to Marrakech or Marrakech airport. Farewell and end of the trip.
ServiceQualified Mountain Guideand with accreditationAEGM-UIMLA.
one night inRiad Tiki Mizikin Imlil.
Four nights bivouac/camp.
One night at Ali hotel inmarrakesh.
All the foods.
All transfers in Morocco.
Spanish-speaking local guides,cook and mulesfor luggage.
Collective security material.
Does not include:
I+V flights to Marrakech.
Any other item not mentioned as included.
The route may be altered depending on weather conditions, availability in hotels/refuges, and/or other circumstances, always thinking about the safety of the group.
It is essential to have a federal license or accident insurance with rescue and evacuation, which covers the activity.
Group of 4 people: €850* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 5 people: €780* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 6 people: €730* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 7 or more people: €640* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Private departures (All year round):
Group of 2 people: €1,240* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 3 people: €1,000* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 4 people: €870* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 5 people: €800* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 6 people: €750* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Group of 7 or more people: €680* (VAT included).* Price per person.
Picos Outdoor only benefits from the guide service
Management of accommodation and travel, in charge of the best Moroccan travel agency in the Imlil Valley