Departing from Marrakech: 2-day trekking to climb Mount Toub

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Climb to the summit of Mount Toubkal, the highest mountain in North Africa, on a three-day trek from Marrakech. Visit ancient Berber villages, admire waterfalls and views of the Atlas Mountains.


  • Touristic guide
  • Round-trip transportation from Marrakech
  • Mule drivers and mules for luggage


Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil 1740m - Tizi Mzik Pass 2479m - Red Valley - Tamsoult Refuge 2550m After breakfast in Marrakech, pick-up and drive to the High Atlas via Tahnnaout, Oued Ghighaya and Asni, enjoy the breathtaking view on the villages along the valley. Arrival in Imlil (65 km from Marrakech), meeting with the guide and the mule driver, then start of trekking and ascent of the Tizi Mzik pass (2479 m), spectacular view of the Imlil valley and the summit of Toubkal, continuation towards Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas (100 m high) through the juniper forest, night at the refuge, 5 hours of walking. (Imlil to Tamsoult - 11kms, 800m of positive elevation and 400m of negative elevation, 5-6 hours). Day 2: Tamsoult Refuge 2550m - Col Aguelzim (3650) - Toubkal Refuge 3207m. Today is an intense day, during which we significantly increase the average altitude of the trek. Before us is the demanding ascent of the Col d'Aguelzim at 3450 m. The ascent is long but gradual. Once at the pass, we will be able to admire the summit of Toubkal. We then descend to the Toubkal base camp, at 3200 m. Walking time: 6h30. (Tamsoult to the Toubkal refuge - 10 km, ascent 1200m, descent 300m, 6 hours) Day 3: Toubkal refuge 3207m - Toubkal summit 4167m - Imlil 1740m - Marrakech Early rise for the ascent of Toubkal (4167 m) where, clouds permitting, you will have magnificent views of the Atlas range and the Sahara Desert. Then you will go back down via the refuge and the well-trodden path that will take you back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day, with 8 to 9 hours of walking, 900 m of ascent and almost 2,500 m of descent to Imlil. You will normally be dropped off around 5:00 p.m. in Marrakech. (Refuge du Toubkal to the summit - 4 km, ascent and descent of 980 m, 5 hours) Refuge du Toubkal - 4 hours, descent of 1400 m, 5 hours).


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