Climbing mount toubkal : Hiking in Berber villages 5 days

Climbing mount toubkal : Toubkal ascent and Berber villages 5 days

Climbing mount toubkal

Trekking in Toubkal organized by Mohamed; A qualified Toubkal guide, to discover the Toubkal mountain and the High Atlas.

This program of climbing mount toubkal at the Toubkal Massif, allows you to discover the Berber culture and the magnificent nature of the beautiful mountains of Toubkal, not to mention the climb of Jbel Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa.

Itinerary of climbing mount toubkal

Day 1 : Marrakech − Asni − Aguerssioual (1650 m) − Toubkal trek start − col of Oudid (2220m) − Tizi Oussem (1950m)

Departure at 8 a.m. We’ll take a less maintained road that leads to the village of Aguessioual, where we meet our team of muleteers. Luggage loading and start of the hike. 2 hours walk to the Col of Tizi Oudid at 2220 meters above sea level, then down to the Azzaden valley. 5 hours of walking. Night in a local gite in the village of Tizi Oussem. 550 meters climb + 270 meters downhill.

Day 2 : Tizi Oussem (1950m) − Col d of M’zik (2450m) − Aremd (2000m)

We’ll leave the village to gain altitude by following a beautiful trail down the mountain of Toubkal with several views of the Azzaden valley. After 2 hours of walking, we will reach the Col of Mzik at 2450m above sea level. We will then start our descent towards the beautiful valley of Imlil, which is famous for its green landscapes surrounded by terraced orchards. We will continue until we get to the village of Aremd. Night in a local gite. 500 meters climb + 450 meters downhill.

Day 3 : Aremd (2000m) − Toubkal Refuge (3207m)

A beautiful climb from the village of Aremd then the Marabout of Sidi Chamharouche to reach the refuge (3207 m), the highest area of the high mountains. 5 hours walking. Night at the refuge. 1207 meters to climb.

Day 4 : Toubkal Refuge (3207m) − Ascent of the Toubkal (4167m) − Back to the refuge

The ascent of the Toubkal begins at five in the morning, we’ll safely climb the mountains to reach the summit at 4167 meters of altitude. Panoramic 360 ° view of the surrounding mountains, the peaks of Dejbel Siroua and the valleys around Jbel Toubkal. Descent to the refuge. Night at the refuge. 960 meters of ascent + 960 meters downhill.

Day 5 : Refuge of Toubkal (3207m) − the descent to Imlil (1750m) − Transfer to Marrakech

Breakfast around 8:30, we’ll then gently descent by the same mule track to the famous marabout of Sidi Chemharouch 2250m, a revered saint, renowned for curing spiritual diseases (King of Demons). The access to this magical marabout is only allowed for Muslims. Lunch at the cottage in Imlil 1750m. We’ll then head back to Marrakech by minibus or taxi. 4 hours of walking / 1h30 of road. 1450 meters downhill.

The price :

Number of people

Price : / person in euros

2 people : 290 € / person
3 people : 260 € / person
4 people and more : 230 € / person



– Road Transfers from / to Marrakesh
– 04 Accommodation in a berber villages (Gites)
– All food during the trek
– Mules to carry the baggage and food
– Cook
– Qualified Mountain Guide
– Hotel  and meals in Marrakesh
– Drinks and personal expanses
– Tips

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