Enjoy a 2-day tour hiking and climbing in the marvelous landscapes of the Moroccan mountains. Get a kick out of climbing the highest mountain in Northern Africa. Explore the High Atlas Mountains and authentic Berber villages.
What to Expect
Enjoy a 2-day tour hiking and climbing in the marvelous landscapes of the Moroccan mountains.
After a transfer to the little village of Imlil, begin your trek. Heading along the Mizane Valley, first pass the village of Aremd and then onto the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. Then continue east and by crossing the flood plains your route takes you along mule tracks and up into the high rocky cliffs above the valley. Crossing the river you eventually come to the pastoral shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, which attracts tourists and pilgrims. From here the trail continues to climb steadily, snaking and zigzagging its way up to the snowline and the Toukbal Refuge (3206m), your stop for the night.
Early in the morning you make your attempt on the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. Your route takes you up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. The walking is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make the going quite difficult in parts. The views along the way make the journey more than worthwhile. When you reach the the summit you will see that the vistas across the surrounding landscape are quite breathtaking. From here there are unrestricted views in every direction, from the Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. You will retrace your steps when you return down the mountain and head back towards Imlil.
- Private transport to and from Marrakech
- Tour guide
- A mule for luggage
- Accommodation at Neltner Hut
What's Not Included
- Soft drinks
- Mineral water
- Sleeping bags, etc
Know Before You Go
• The hiking tour on the first day will be of 4-5 hours