If you and your friends love a good trek then there is no other place like the Atlas mountains. For trekkers, Tours in Morocco are not complete with a trip to the Atlas Mountains. The highest mountain peak in North Africa, Mount Toubkal sits high at 4200m. Trek to Mount Toubkal Tour makes the perfect private friends holiday in Morocco if you are into trekking. You can opt to accomplish this mountain peak in 2 days but it is more likely to succeed if you acclimatize well and do it over a minimum of 3 days. For this reason, we take the round route of 4 days where this mountain peak gives you a 45Km trek over 4 days.  

Trek to Mount Toubkal Tour

Here is a 6-day itinerary for your perfect trek to Mount Toubkal tour.

Day 1: Welcome to Morocco

On your arrival to Marrakech, you will be transferred to the hotel. Depending on the time of your flight you can enjoy the rest of the day free at leisure and explore the city by night.

Day 2: Transfer to Imlil for your Trek to Mount Toubkal Tour

After arriving from Marrakech, meet the Berber crew and start the trek along a dirt trail before joining a mule path leading gradually to the pass of Tizi Mzik (2489m).

Enjoy the great panoramic views overlooking Imlil and the surrounding peaks. Continue on a gentle mule path undulating along a juniper forest showing some of the old trees in Toubkal National Park.

Once you arrive at the summer grazing village of Azib Tamsoulte (2250m) your trek for day 1 will be accomplished. Approximate walking 4 to 5 hrs.

Day 3: A bittersweet trek

An early start tp a long climb up to the high pass of Tizi n Aguelzim 3550m. You start with a narrow path passing the Ighouliden waterfalls before following the upper Azaden valley in the direction of Lepiny mountain refuge.

You will then join the main path going up the pass of Tizi n Aguelzim with endless zigzags. Once at the very top, you will enjoy a relaxing picnic stop at the pass offering great views of Toubkal north face. Descent to the Toubkal refuge. Day 2 of the trek is hard and takes around 7 hrs.

Day 4: Conquer the summit

The trek to Mount Toubkal Tour biggest day has finally arrived. An early start to conquer the highest peak in North Africa to be able to see the sunrise over the mountain ridges while walking up. The path is a combination between scree slopes, zigzags and solid steps. Once arrived to the pass of Tizi n Toubkal at 3975m you can see the summit and the walk along the ridge gets less steep. The breathtaking views from the top above the clouds are worth the effort and reward the determination.

The Toubkal ascent takes approx. 6 to 7 hrs in total with 3 to 4 hrs up and 2 to 3 hrs down depending on the group fitness.

After a rest at the top, you will retrace your way back to the refuge for lunch. Mid-afternoon, walk down Ait Mizane valley to Aremd with a stop at Sidi Chamharouch shrine. With a total downhill trek of 4 hours.

Day 5: Back to Marrakech

After breakfast, a short walk down to Imlil. End of trekking and transfer back to Marrakech.

You can enjoy the rest of the day exploring the hustle and bustle of this city. Shop till you drop at Jemma el Fna most famous square or treat yourself to a well-deserved massage and hammam after such a trek. Enjoy a celebratory dinner for this well-deserved accomplishment. If you want to go wild make sure to visit a great nightclub in the city – Theatro Marrakech.

If you have more time to spend in this awesome country, rather than going back to Marrakech to go back home you can continue the Grand trip to Morocco. You can check out the itinerary here.

Trek to Mount Toubkal Tour

Day 6: Farewell to your Trek to Mount Toubkal Tour

Farewell to your private friend’s holiday in Morocco, on your trek to Mount Toubkal Tour.