Berber Villages And Toubkal Trek 4 days, the high Atlas Mountains near Marrakesh offer some of the finest trekking in the world.
Mt. Toubkal, North Africa’s highest mountain, is a stunning trek, where we will hike.
through a variety of landscapes from lush, green valleys to cold, barren rock. The route
takes us through colorful Berber Villages, over mountain passes and slowly ascending
to our summit at 4,167m, at the top of Mount Toubkal.
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the summit of Jebel Toubkal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. Our route takes us up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge and then heading across one of the mountains numerous scree fields,
hiking a seemingly endless carpet of boulders and rocks. The walking is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make the going quite difficult in parts. mount Toubkal, Berber villages and trekking in morocco mountains.
What to Expect
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Berber Villages And Toubkal Trek 4 days, the Toubkal massif brings together. the highest peaks of the Atlas. Several have more than 4000m and the Toubkal peaks at 4167m.
Transfer from Marrakech to Agersioual, meet the team; guide, cook, and muleteers then set off on the first day which will be an acclimatization trek in the Ouirgane National Park. The terrain here is gentler with copper green soil and juniper trees. Overnight in Gite in a Berber Village of Tizian. Approx. 4-5 hrs walking time. (,L,D)
After breakfast, you’ll head up and out of the valley and traverse over to the stunning Azzaden Valley. The views open up with a rushing mountain stream surrounded by lush walnut groves leading up towards Toubkal and her sister peaks at the head of the Valley. Overnight in a village Gite or camping. Approx. 4 hours of walking. (B,L,D)
Today involves a fairly stiff climb out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge past the Ighouliden waterfalls and over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) at 3,200m where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with other trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning. Approx. 7 hours of walking. (B,L,D)
Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert then a long way back down past the refuge and the well-worn path back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day with 8-9 hours of trekking, involving 900m up then almost 2,500m back down to Imlil Prior to transfer back to Marrakech.(B,L)
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