- Embark on a non-technical ascent of the highest mountain in North Africa
- Take acclimatisation walks amid remote Berber villages
- Enjoy panoramic views from the summit of Mount Toubkal
- Pass by Tamsoult Waterfalls
Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil 1740m - Tizi Mzik pass
2479m - Red Valley - Tamsoult Refuge 2550m
After breakfast in Marrakech, pick up & drive towards the high Atlas Mountains via Tahnnaout, Oued Ghighaya & Asni, enjoy the stunning view of the villages along the valley . Arrival to Imlil (65km from Marrakech), meet the guide & multeer and then start the trek & climb Tizi Mzik pass (2479m), spectacular view over Imlil valley & Toubkal Summit, continue to Tamsoulte to visit the highest waterfalls in the Atlas Mountains (100m of hight) through juniper forest, Overnight at the Refuge, 5hrs walking.
( Imlil to Tamsoult - 11kms, up 800m and down 400m, 5-6 hours).
Day 2: Tamsoult Refuge 2550m - Aguelzim Pass (3650) - Toubkal Refuge 3207m.
Today is an intense day, in which we significantly increase the average altitude of the trek. Ahead of us we have the demanding ascent to the Aguelzim pass at 3450 m. The ascent is long but progressive. Once on the pass we will be able to admire the summit of Toubkal. We then descend towards the Toubkal base camp, at 3200 m. Walking time: 6h30.
( Tamsoult to Toubkal Refuge - 10 kms, up 1200m, down 300m, 6 hours )
Day 3: Toubkal Refuge 3207m - Toubkal summit 4167m - Imlil 1740m - Marrakech
Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167 m) from where, clouds allowing, you will have wonderful views over the Atlas range and the Sahara desert. T hen a long way back down past the refuge and the well-worn path back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day with 8-9 hours of trekking, involving 900m up then almost 2,500 m back down to Imlil. You will normally be dropped off at around 5.00 pm in Marrakech.
( Toubkal Refuge to summit - 4 kms, up and down 980m, 5 hours
Toubkal Refuge - 4 hours, down 1400m, 5 hours).
Roundtrip transportation from Marrakech
Muleteers and mules for Luggage
Accommodation at a local house
3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
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