3-day Toubkal Ascent Tour
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North Africa’s highest mountain is the centerpiece of that incomparable view southwards from Marrakesh, often shocking with its unexpected silvering of snow, but it also holds out an easier summer ascent.
Pick up from your hotel in Marrakesh. After a transfer to the little village of Imlil, we begin our trek. Heading along the Mizane Valley, we first pass the village of Aremd and then onto the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. We then continue east and by crossing the flood plains our route takes us along mule tracks and up into the high rocky cliffs above the valley. Crossing the river we eventually come to the pastoral shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, which attracts tourists and pilgrims. From here the trail continues to climb steadily, snaking and zigzagging its way up to the snowline and the refuge (3206m), our stop for the night. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Early in the morning, we make our attempt at the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. Our route takes us 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. We will retrace our steps when we return down the mountain and spend the night at the refuge again. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.
Today we head back towards Imlil. After arrival back in Imlil, you transfer back to Marrakesh. Breakfast and lunch are included.
Highlights: Imlil, Aremd, Sidi Chamarouch, High Atlas Mountains, Jebel Toukbal.
Departure: daily. Includes: local mountain guide, pick-up and drop-off, transfer from and to Marrakesh, muleteers and cook, all meals according to the program, 2 nights at the refuge (Winter) or camping (Summer), minibus / 4x4 car. Minimum 5 people.
Cancellation policy: Free cancellation more than 2 days before the trip starts. In case of Covid-19 or closed borders the cancellation will be free.
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Important to know
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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