After a transfer to the little village of Imlil we begin our trek. Heading along the Mizane Valley then Mt Toubkal Ascent With the start of the 7 Days Toubkal Trek just a couple of hours drive from Marrakech, you can reach the summit and back within7Days Toubkal Trek and still have time to explore Morocco’s most captivating city, Marrakech.
The itinerary: Mt Toubkal Ascent
Day 1 Marrakech
Arrive Marrakech and rendez vous at the group hotel in the heart of the Medina, opposite the world famous Djeema El Fna.
Day 2 Marrakech – Ourika valley (Ibassen)
Transfer to the beautiful Ourika Valley. After loading the mules with baggage and supplies the walk begins with an ascent to the tiny village of Iabbassene.
Day 3 Ourika – Tachdirte
An early start to cross a high mountain pass that reveals spectacular views in all directions. Descend into the upper Imenane Valley to the village of Tacheddirt.
Day 4 Tachdirte – Imlil 1750m ( Armed)
Follow the Imenane Valley for a while and then ascend out following a zig-zagging trail that leads to the Tizi Tamatert. Admire the mountain panorama and descend into the Mizane Valley to join the main Toubkal trail to reach Aremd.
Day 5 Armed – Toubkal Refuge 3267 m
A steady ascent along the standard trail to “Toubkal Base Camp” passing the sacred shrine of Sidi Chamharouch along the way.
Day 6 Mt Toubkal Ascent summit 4167m – Imlil village
Mt Toubkal ascent of Toubkal begins from the overnight refuge. Initially steep and seemingly endless boulder and scree before the gradient eases and a final ridge leads to the summit and stunning 360 degree views. Descend to Aremd. A long, tough day.
8 days – Guided Group departures and exclusive departures for 2 people or more
• The superb High Atlas peaks
• An ascent of Jebel Toubkal
• The delightful Ourika Valley
• Imlil Valley