Toubkal Trip – Duration : 7 Days
Toubkal Trip Itinerary :
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil
Departure by car or bus from Marrakech around 8 in the morning for 2hour drive south up the tahannaout, Asni weekly market every saturday then to Imlil (1740m), set in the upper level foothills of the Western High Atlas mountains, a main trailhead with streams and paths branching out in all directions. Here we shall leave our vehicle to take a welcome glass of mint tea in the village. And night in the guest house.
Day 2: Imlil – Refuge
We wake early for breakfast and start trekking towards the mighty Mount Toubkal. Leaving the river below, we gradually rise until reaching the tiny settlement of Chamharouch at 2310m where we stop for some lunch. We continue this afternoon until we reach the base of Mt Toubkal where the land resembles a hard rocky mountain environment. We arrive at the Neltner refuge to a welcoming cup of mint tea and wonderful Berber hospitality.
Day 3: Refuge – Toubkal
We leave the Toubkal Refuge (3,207m) before dawn, following a well-worn route to the summit. If conditions are good it should take about 3 hours to reach the summit, where we enjoy expansive views of the entire Atlas range and the Marrakech plains beyond.Returning to Hut.
Day 4: Refuge – Ouankrim (Rass)
Refug Neltner (3,200 m) – Summit Timesguida (4,089 m) And Ras (4,080 m): Today we climb two peaks over four thousand meters, started after breakfast, after a two hours’ march we reached the hill where the ridge east of Ras starts, continue along this edge this but before reaching the summit of Ras turn left and follow a path that leads directly to the top of Timesguida (4,088 m ) from this peak to descend to a pass between this peak and the Ras and then without any problem and quickly got to the top of Ras (4,083 m). Descend and overnight stay in Neltner.
Day 5: Refuge – Imlil (Mazzik)
This day is all downhill, turn down to Imlil through Sidi Chamharouch and than mazzik the village that we were spend night. And the visit of imlil center and the especial diner in the guest house.
Day 6: Imlil – Essaouira
In the morning we leave the mountain and transfer by road to Essaouira located on a plateau amidst a forest of argan. After arrival we are free to the visit of the Medina, a city that retains its medieval streets in the atmosphere of past centuries. for a full tour of famous monuments of this peaceful city.
Day 7: Essaouira – Marrakech
After breakfast we leave Essaouira to take road to Marrakech. Arrive at your riad end of the day, the rest of the time is free to explore at your own pace exotic souks. overnight in hotel Marrakech.
3 hours driving
The price includes:
- Airport transfers
- 2 nights in Marrakech
- Transport to and from Marrakech
- Qualified English speaking guide
- Mules to carry the baggage and food
- Accommodation in local house, tent or refuge
- All food during the trek
- Cook to prepare all meals
The price not includes:
- Personal Insurance