General

4 DAYS BERBER VILLAGES & TOUBKAL TREK

This trek ( 4 days berber villages & toubkal trek ) will take you on a tour of traditional Berber villages before you ascend to the peak of Mount Toubkal (4167m), over the 4 days, you will have chance to acclimatize to the altitude while spending time in the company of native Berbers and experiencing their culture. During this trek the nights are spent in local houses, refuges or tents, maximizing your experience of the region. This trek can easily be extended into an adventure that includes longer stays and can even be expanded into the desert with the addition of camels.

Day 1 : Marrakech – Imi Oughlad—Tizian

Approximately 5 hours of walking.

The 1st day will begin with your arrival via arranged transport from Marrakech to Imi Oughlad (1340m) where you will meet your guide, your cook and your mule, The trek takes you past a vast forest of pine, juniper and oak trees while you make your way to Tinzert, which will give you a stunning view of the Ouirgan Valley, before you finish the night in a local gite.

Day 2 : Tizian—Tizi Ousem—Tamsoult

Approximately 4 hours of walking.

The 2nd day will yield a view of the beautiful Azzaden Valley with colorful villages and hills, the Azzaden River circled by homes, an amazing vista that includes the Tazaghart Plateau and a huge section of the Atlas Mountain chain.

Your evening will finish in Tamsoult (2700m) in the Lodge or in tents, dependent upon weather conditions.

Day 3 : Tamsoult—Aglzim—Refuge Toubkal

Approximately 7-8 hours of walking.

will bring you past the biggest waterfall in the Toubkal region, a visually stunning start to the day, before you embark upon 7-8 hours of trekking, up a steep incline to reach the Aguelzim Pass (3600m).

The pass has a breathtaking view over the Atlas Mountain villages and plain of Elhaouz.

Overnight at the  refuge or tents at 3208m

Day 4 : Refuge-Toubkal-Marrakech.

Approximately 9-10 hours of walking.

After an early breakfast you will be trekking up to the highest peak in North Africa

– an enormous 4167m toubkal peak

– the roof of North Africa, Mount Toubkal

you will have an incredible view over the Saharan Desert and Berber villages and surrounding valleys before you head down for lunch and back to Imlil or to Marrakech

The final day will take you about 8 hours in total.

 

 

 

Available departures

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Dates & Prices

This trek runs all year-round and can depart at any date of your preference.
We usually have several treks departing each week that you may join if you wish , please get in Touch!!
This trek is available to be booked independently (including transfers from Marrakech) or we can put together a full itinerary and quote to combine your trek with any of Marrakech, Essaouira, The Atlantic Coast and Sahara Desert

Atlas mountains

Atlas mountainsAtlas Mountains The Atlas Mountains (Arabic: جبال الأطلس‎, jibāl al-ʾaṭlas; Berber languages: ⵉⴷⵓⵔⴰⵔ ⵏ ⵡⴰⵟⵍⴰⵙ, idurar n waṭlas) are a mountain range in the Maghreb. It stretches around 2,500 km (1,600 mi) through Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The range’s highest peak is Toubkal, with an elevation of 4,167 metres (13,671 ft) in southwestern Morocco. It…Read more

What's included

  • Expert, Berber, English-speaking mountain guides
  • Mules and muleteers to carry your luggage
  • Berber Cook
  • All meals on the hike
  • Accommoadtion in a Berber village (gite)
  • Round-trip Transportation between the trek and your accommodation in Marrakech .
  • Camping Materiels ( Tents & Mattress) for summer treks.

What's not included

  • Travel insurance.
  • Soft/alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and personal expanses

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Accommodation

The Accommodation will be in a simple berber Gites at Tiziane Village & D'kent and Tizi oussem
Camping is an option if prefered (june-Octo).