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This Trip is a great challenge for oneself & with no doubt a real Life Changing Experience !!
Hike to the top of Mt Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa (4167 m).
Where you will enjoy the High Atlas mountains cool breeze and beautiful landscapes, and get the chance to discover the other half of the Moroccan identity : The Amazigh (Aka Berber) culture.
Please Note : The hike is very challenging. And quite demanding in terms of physical effort. And health condition.
Not recommended for people.
With special needs or anyone who suffers from respiratory problems. Altitude discomfort, or so (A special Program & Assistance is needed for this category of people. And unfortunately we don’t have that for the moment)
Arrive at any time and check in your Hotel or Riad in Marrakech. Attend Your Welcome Meeting at 6 Pm in the lobby. And meet your fellow travellers.
And Tour Leader who will brief you about all the information & tips you need to be aware of.
Enjoy your First Dinner Together in the famous Jamaâ El Fna square. And get the chance to make some new friends. And relationships, before you get back to your place for some good rest.
The Day starts with a pick up from your hotel or Meeting Point in Marrakech. And drive for about 65 km to the berber village of Imlil (nearly 1800 m above sea level).
Where we will meet our local team of assistants & local guides. Who will help us out through this journey.
From Imlil, Enjoy a short walk up through the shades of oak trees. To the village of Armed at the edge of Toubkal National Park.
Where we’ll have a yummy traditional lunch & dinner. And spend the night in a local gite.
From Armoud the trail crosses the beautiful Ait Mizane Valley. Before climbing steeply in a zigzag way up the mountainside. Along the way, pass the pilgrimage site of Sidi Chamarouch.
Shrine o a famous marabout (Muslim holy man). And place of mystical traditions. Only Muslims though are permitted to approach the large white stone and access the shrine.
Arrive at Mt Toubkal base camp late in the day to enjoy. A good meal and retreat for some rest. For the next day is Your Big Day !!
After an early breakfast, put on your Hiking Shoes & crampons (if needed) and start the adventure to the Top of North Africa. Savour the satisfaction of the ascent and the spectacular views of the Atlas Mountain Chain, when climbing the Mt Toubkal – the Highest Peak in North Africa with its 4,167m of altitude (13,671 ft).
Once in the summit, you’ll have a quick pause to recover and take pictures. Enjoy some snacks before you start the descent back to the base camp for the night.
Descend all the way back to Imlil. Get some time to stretch your legs and enjoy a drink. Before you hop in your minibus and start travelling back to Marrakech for a free afternoon.
Don’t forget Your Farewell Dinner this evening to properly finish your trip. And say GoodBye / See You Later to your new family.
We hope to see soon for another exciting Experience. And wish you all the best 😉