Toubkal Trek via Azzaden Valley from Marrakech - 3 Days

Code: 3AZZAD
3 DAYS 2 NIGHTS
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Tour Overview

North Africa's Highest mountain is the centerpiece of that incomparable view southwards from Marrakech, often shocking with its unexpected silvering of snow, but it also holds out an easier summer ascent.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION From Airport or Your Hotel/Riad
DEPARTURE TIME At 9h AM from the Hotel/Riad
INCLUDED
Transport pick us from Marrakech and get us back to Marrakech.
Accommodation in a Mountain Hut ( winter) or camping if preferred on summer months.
All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)

Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek

English French speaking guide / Local Guide
NOT INCLUDED
Travel Inssurance
Guide gratuity

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Day 1: Marrakech transfer to Imlil- Azib Tamsoult

Pick up from the hotel in Marrakech. After your transfer from Marrakech to Imlil (1,780m), you will set off an a 6 hour trek out of the Imlil Valley and into the Azzadene Valley. Along the way you will pass Tizi N'Mzik at 2450m, the refuge at Azib n'Tamsoult and the Ighouliden waterfalls. Overnight in Azib 'n Tamsoult in a good Refuge. About 5 hours walking. L/D

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Day 2: Azib Tamsoult-Toubkal Refuge

Today involves a fairly stiff climb out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in a Toubkal Refuge (Neltner Hut). About 7 hours walking. B/L/D

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Day 2: Toubkal Reguge-Toubkal Summit back to Marrakech

Early in the morning you make your attempt on the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. Your route takes you up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. The walking is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make the going quite difficult in parts. The views along the way make the journey more than worthwhile. When you reach the summit you will see that the vistas across the surrounding landscape are quite breathtaking. From here there are unrestricted views in every direction, from the Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. You will retrace your steps when you return down the mountain and head back towards Imlil. Transfer back to Marrakech. About 9 to 10 hours walking. B/L

Highlights

  • Climb ascent of the highest mountain in North Africa - Toubkal (4167m)
  • Acclimatization walks amid beautiful remote Berber villages
  • Magnificent panoramic views from the summit of Mt Toubkal
  • Explore varied scenery from every peak and valley of the High Atlas Mountains
  • Trek through remote villages and discover the traditional Berber way of life
  • Hike through many berber villages in Toubkal National Park.
  • Explore berber villages in Toubkal Nation Park.

Tour Price

  • Group 2 people : 170€/person
  • Group 3 people : 165€/person
  • Group 4 - 7 people : 165€/person
  • Group 8 - 12 people : 160€/person.

What to Take

  • We recommend packing the following items:
  • Good walking boots and socks / good trainers
  • 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
  • Day sack/backpack
  • Head torch / headlamp
  • Ice axe and crampons (winter)
  • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
  • Water bottle or camel back (recommended