5-Day Toubkal Trek: Climb to the Summit in the Atlas Mountains

Mount Toubkal, Marrakech, Morocco

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Overview

Looking for the ultimate adventure? Join us on a 5-day Toubkal Trek in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. You’ll be guided by experienced local mountaineers as you explore stunning valleys, charming Berber villages, and rugged mountain terrain. With the opportunity to climb the highest peak in the region, Toubkal, and enjoy breathtaking views from the top, this trek is suitable for fit, experienced hikers. Along the way, you’ll also have the chance to immerse yourself in the local culture, staying in traditional Berber homes and savoring delicious Moroccan cuisine.

Our 5-day trek in the Atlas Mountains starts just a few hours from Marrakesh. On the third day, you’ll climb to the summit of Toubkal and be rewarded with stunning views. Afterwards, you’ll spend the night in a traditional Berber home, where you’ll enjoy local Moroccan cuisine and immerse yourself in the culture.

On the fourth and fifth days, you’ll continue your journey, making your way back to the Imlil valley. As you embark on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, you’ll leave with a sense of accomplishment and memories of the stunning landscapes and rich culture of the Atlas Mountains. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity – book your 5-day Toubkal Trek today and start planning your journey!

Looking for a shorter Mount Toubkal climb? Experience Morocco’s beauty and culture on a 2-day, 3-day, or 4-day Toubkal Trek.

Our experienced local guides will ensure a safe and memorable journey. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Book your trek today!

Included/Exclude

  • Professional local guide
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Mule for luggage
  • Transportation
  • Airport transfers
  • Lunches
  • Mineral water
  • Sleeping bags
  • Soft drinks
  • Tips

Tour Plan

On your first day, you'll be picked up from your accommodation in Marrakech and taken on a scenic 1.5-hour drive to Imlil valley, the starting point of your 5-day Toubkal Trek. Once you arrive, you'll be greeted by our team of experienced local mountaineers who will guide you throughout your journey. You'll check in to a comfortable guesthouse for the night and spend some time getting to know the area on a short 2-hour hike through beautiful Berber villages. Stop for a delicious outdoor lunch before returning to your lodge in the late afternoon to rest and recharge for the days ahead.

Experience the beauty of Morocco's Atlas Mountains on a challenging yet rewarding 5-day Toubkal Trek. On the second day, you'll set off on a trek towards the basecamp, passing through the charming Berber village of Chamharouch and enjoying a delicious lunch on the way. You'll then make your way uphill to the refuge, where you'll spend the night surrounded by stunning mountain scenery.

Climb to the summit of Toubkal, the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, on the third day of your 5-day trek. After an early breakfast at the refuge, you'll start the climb and be rewarded with breathtaking views at the top. After a short break, you'll head back to the base-camp for lunch and to spend the night. This challenging but rewarding trek will take approximately 3 hours up and 3 hours down.

On the fourth day, start your day off right with a hearty breakfast to fuel your body for the exciting challenge ahead. You'll be climbing the formidable Ras n'Ouankrim, a 4068 meter peak that offers a thrilling and technical ascent. Along the way, you'll use your hands to navigate a few tricky sections. But the breathtaking views from the summit will be well worth the effort. After taking a moment to rest and capture memories at the top, you'll begin the descent back to the base camp, where you'll rest for the night. This journey will take approximately 6 hours of walking. Get ready to test your limits and experience the rush of conquering Ras n'Ouankrim.

On the final day of your adventure, you'll wake up to a nourishing breakfast before setting off on the descent back to the Imlil valley. The journey will take approximately 4 to 5 hours of walking, during which you'll follow the same route back. Once you reach the valley, you'll enjoy a satisfying lunch before being transferred back to Marrakech. The drive will take approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, bringing an end to your amazing journey through the Atlas Mountains. Get ready to embark on a memorable trip filled with challenges, breathtaking views, and cultural experiences.

Can you ascend Toubkal in one day?

It is feasible to climb Mount Toubkal in a one day. Even though it would require a very early morning start, the journey is often completed in two days.

Is it difficult to climb Toubkal?

Due to the high altitude, a trek up Toubkal is a challenge. From May through October, the hike to the top is not too difficult, especially if you come at it from the south. Climbing throughout the months of November through April is much more difficult.

When should I ascend Mount Toubkal?

For those unfamiliar with treks at high altitudes, the optimum time to climb Mount Toubkal is between April and May or September and October. Thus, you can escape excessive temperatures.

Without a guide, is it possible to trek Toubkal?

If you are an expert trekker who is at ease in the woods, you may opt to tackle it alone, as do many trekkers.

How high in meters does Mount Toubkal rise?

Morocco's Jebel Toubkal stands at 4,167 meters (13,671 feet), making it the highest mountain in the Atlas Mountains and all of Morocco and North Africa.

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