6 Days Mount Toubkal Around Trek - From Marrakech – Great Trek Including Mount Toubkal - Exploring Around Marrakech – WALKING IN TOUBKAL ATLAS
A wonderful high mountain in the North Africa, 6 day Mount Toubkal peak 4167m, see a great views of the Atlas Mountains Moroccan, green valley Berber villages, meet with our team, local guide and muleteers, go to experience this adventure in your life time. Toubkal ascent 4167m is the high peak in Morocco, and is a trek peak. Two days involve walking with crampons and ice axe for security in winter (Oct to May). The way has been designed for keen hikers, as the ascent is non-technical, but involves some easy scrambling and snow slopes. All views from the top are great, across the mountains to Marrakech to the north, and the start of the Sahara desert to the south. All around are the jagged summits of the High Atlas stretching as far as you can see in all directions.
Day One: MARRAKECH - IMI OUGHLAD 1450M – TIZI N’TACHT 2000M – TIZIANE 1750M
Transfer from Marrakech in the morning to join Imi Oughlad (1450m) starting point of your hike, meeting with our team, guide & muleteers, after a good Tea, load your luggage on mules, so you will begin your first day of work, to Tizi N’tacht (2000m), lunch en route, then continue your walk to the village of Tiziane (1750m) Dinner and overnight in guest house, 4-5 hours walking.
Day Two: TIZIANE 1750M – TIKENT 1800M
This valley you will discover Azaden or terrace cultivation on a large part of this site rich in iron oxide, the adobe villages and fruit trees, you pass the Tizi Takherrourte, lunch en route, then continue to the village of Tikent, also rich in walnuts, overnight in guest house 5-6 hours walking.
Day Three: TIKENT 1800M – TIZI TAGOUDALTE 2040M - REFUGE AZIB TAMSOULT SHELTER 2250M
After breakfast You leave Tikent valley, you have good walk to Tizi Tagoudalte, with a panoramic view over the valley and the peaks west side of Toubkal, then down a good path with junipers therefore through the sheepfolds Tourette, arrived in the village of Tizi Oussem (1850m), lunch, then continue your trek to reach Azib Tamsoulte night at the shelter.
Day Four: AZIB TAMSOULT SHELTER 2250M – TIZI AGUELZIM 3550M – REFUGE TOUBKAL 3207M
After breakfast, we now set out east on a hike of moderate difficulty winding mule tracks to the Tizi Aguelzim (3550m), and then again three hours southeast of Refuge Toubkal overnight in the shelter.
Day Five: TOUBKAL SHELTER 3207M –SUMMIT PEAK 4167M – TOUBKAL HUT 3207M – AROUM D VILLAGE 1940M
Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert then a long way back down past the refuge and the well-worn path back to around village. Overnight in lodge, this is a fairly long day with 8-9 hours of trekking, involving 900m up then almost 2,500m back down to around village overnight in Lodge. 9 to 10 hours walk.
Day Six: AROUMD VILLAGE (1900M) - IMLIL (1700M) – MARRAKECH
After breakfast start from our Lodge towards the south to the Berber village of Aroumd (Aremd), up and down the stark slopes, the jagged Western High Atlas peaks of the Toubkal Massif before us –mount Aguelzim (3,547m), Aksouâl (3,847m) and the Adrar Adj (3,122m) watching us all the way, lunch on the nature and then return to Lodge, have shower and then transfer to Marrakech.
Clothes and Equipments:
Should be dress according to altitude and the environment you will be located in. The most hikers are in high altitude climate in remote area. Therefore, there are often large temperature swings. Temperatures are usually colder at the high altitudes.
Trekking boots or light weight walking shoes. Have comfortable footwear is essential for a good trek. Make sure all footwear is broken in well prior to your trek. Do not break in boots on your trek,
A track suit and a pair of track shoes to wear in lodges
Two pairs of woolen socks for trekking shoes and track shoes,
Warm down jacket and rain proof jacket with hood for protection from rain
Warm hat for the cold and sun hat or cap for sunny days
A pair of woolen gloves and a pair sandals
Cotton T-shirts and pairs of long shorts/skirts
Woolen shirts and thick sweaters as well as wind and water proof trousers
Pair of light or heavy weight trouser and one light weight long sleeve shirt
Pairs of thermal undergarments
Big bag to carry trekking gear
Trekking daypack for personal items such as water, snacks, extra layers and camera
Water purification tablet and bottles
Handkerchief or wiping papers
Gloves (waterproof in winter)
Down or synthetic, windproof outer
Snow Goggles (winter)
Refuge shoes - sandals
Rain and windproof jackets
Crampons and ice axes and Gaiters (for winter)
Head torch & spare batteries
Power pack - plugs are available in the refuge for charging
Sun cream and lip salve
Passport, travel insurance details, money, credit cards, plane ticket
Book, cards, games etc
Antibacterial hand gel
Wash kit - there are showers in the hut
KIT PERSONAL MEDICAL
Knee/ankle support egg. Tub grip
Imodium for diarrhea
Noted: Trekking equipments are available. If you do not wish to buy equipment, we can rent them for you the duration of your trek with reasonable prices.
✓ Transport from and back to Marrakech
✓ Accommodation during the trek
✓ All meals and hot drinks during the trip
✓ Mountain guide
✓ Mules and (porters in winter)
✓ Crampons and ice axes (in winter)
✓ Sleeping bag
X Mineral water
X Soft drinks
X Travel insurance