Enjoy a climb to the summit of Mount Toubkal which give you the opportunity to explore most spectacular places in the High Atlas Mountains. This 2 days atlas mountain trek include a visit of the Valley of Imlil, the Toubkal Massif and the peak of Jebel Toubkal and a night in the Refuge / camp..
Mount Toubkal 2 days trek itinerary
(Marrakech to Imlil 65km 1h30mn drive) Departure from Marrakech early morning 8am, towards the high Atlas Mountains via Tahaouet , Asni then between terraced fields of vegetables, fruit trees walnuts & cherries arrival to imlil 1740m meet the team guide, muleteer then start the trek from Imlil through Armed 1900m then into the shrine of Sidi Chamharouch 2500m lunch next to the river, then continue to climb steadily to the Toubkal refuge 3206m through snaking and zigzagging along mule tracks.
Overnight at the refuge. Approx. 5h30 walking
An early start passing by the river into the south cirque above the refuge and climb through an avalanche of rooks, it’s a challenging walk rather than a climb, then straightforward between giant rooks, where the altitude will make our steps very difficult in few parts before reaching the plateau from where you can enjoy the first lights on surrounding peaks above 4000m, a short walk to the summit with a panoramic views on each side of the mountain before finding ourselves on the top of the highest mountain in north Africa after 3 hours walking, a beautiful view in every direction, North Marrakech, South Anti Atlas & Sahara, the time spend in the top will depend on the weather, 30 minute will be enough before descending same way to refuge it takes 2hours lunch/rest then 3 hours walking down to Imlil.
NOTE This trek can be extended to 2 nights at the refuge with option to climb nearby peaks such as Ouankrime 4068m, Tizi Melloul / Taghraghart Plateau 4000m or a night in Imlil or Armed instead of going back to Marrakech, also its possible to spend a couple of days training before the ascent if you have any trouble with altitude, or simply you would like to discover the surrounding valleys and crossing high passes before the ascent.
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