Morocco

Mount Toubkal Expedition

This trek is a circular program combining berber villages and the high peaks of the Atlas Mountains, including Mt Toubkal.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Marrakech

Arrive in Marrakesh Menara Airport. Meet your Tour Guide.

Conduct pre-expedition checks and acclimatise

Accommodation in a hotel in Marrakech

Transport to Imlil (90 mins)

Conduct pre-expedition checks and acclimatize during an afternoon walk

Accommodation Riad Bab Imlil

Imlil (1740m) to Tacheddirt (2330m)

10.78 Km,1024 m ascent and 445 m descent, around 6 hours of steady walking

Tacheddirt (2330m) to Azib Likemt (2620m)

via Tizi Likemt (3555m)

9.5Km,1300m ascent and 950m descent

Around 6 hours of walking (with lunch at the pass)

Overnight in Tents (Azib Likemt Campsite) at approx. 2620m

Azib Likemt (2620m) to Amsourzert (1797m) via Tizi n’Ououraine (3,120m).

A 16 km hike with a 500m ascent and 1323m descent. Around 7 hours of steady walking

Overnight in village Gite sleeping low at 1790m

7Km, 600m ascent and 50m descent. Approximately 6 hours of walking – lunch break at Lac D’Ifini

Overnight in Tents (2800m)

8Km, 1290m ascent and 880m descent

Assessed 7 hours walking

Overnight in Tents or in the Refuge (3207m)

7Km, 1040m ascent and 1040m descent

Approximately 7 hour's walk.

Overnight in Refuge (3207m)

7Km, 850m ascent and 1800m descent

Approximately 4 hours of walking

Overnight in Tents (2250m)

Berber Cultural Experience – traditional music, dancing and meal

11Km, 680m ascent, and 1190m descent, approximately 6 hours of walking

Overnight in Riad Bab Imlil.

Morning transit from Imlil to Marrakech – reputable transit organised through Atlas Vertical

night in a hotel

After breakfast, we will transfer you to the airport.

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FAQs

Included services: - Accommodation in Marrakech first night and last night - Transfer from Marrakech to Imlil - 2 mountain Guides to accompany the expedition - 7 multeers to look after the luggage - 3 meals per day (breakfast - lunch - diner) - Afternoon drinks (coffee and tea) - 2 cooks to prepare the meals - Camp equipment (twin tents & dinning tent) - Mattresses - Water 1.5L per person per day - Transfer from Imlil to Marrakech Not Included: - Personal shopping - Soft drinks and dinners and lunches in Marrakech - Personal hiking equipment - Tips

The guides will provide you with 1.5L of water each day. Water is also available from natural springs and at various village stores along the way. You may want to consider taking purification tablets with you for any spring water.

The weather will usually go from one extreme to another, with highs of 30°C in Marrakech and lows of around -10°C (with patches of snow) on the summit of Toubkal especially between Dec till end March. Documents • Passport & visa if needed • Travel insurance details • Boarding passes for flights • Wallet • Pen for filling in arrivals form Clothing • 2-3 base-layer t-shirts (e.g. running t-shirts) • Fleece/soft-shell jacket • Waterproof jacket • Insulated jacket for warmth, if possible (from e.g. Rab, Alpkit, Mountain Equipment) • Spare clothes for Marrakech • Underwear • Base-layer trousers (optional) • Trekking Trousers • Waterproof trousers • Shorts • Swimwear for Marrakech (optional) • 2 pairs of thick wool hiking socks • Warm Gloves and Hat • Walking Boots • Footwear for Marrakech Other • Large rucksack for the mules/porters • Daysack (25-35L) • 3L of water bottles (Minimum) • Sunglasses • Suncream • Sunhat • Insect repellant • Glasses/contact lenses (if needed) • Sleeping bag (2-3 season) • Bathroom items including travel towel • Electronics - Head torch, travel adaptor (French plug style), phone & charger • Lipsil • Book/mp3 player (optional) • Walking poles (optional -Available to rent)

Winter season (Nov – Mar) Winter can be quite cold on Mt Toubkal, with temperatures on the summit going as low as -20 °C. March starts to warm up with a higher chance of rain. Early/late season (Apr– May & Oct) Temperatures at lower altitudes can reach 26°C, with little chance of rain. The summit can still go as low as -10°C with wind chill. Summer (Jun – Sep) June has a higher chance of rain, but still stays warm. July to Sept are the hottest months with temperatures at the lowest altitudes reaching 30 °C. The summit of Toubkal can be as low as -10°C with wind chill.

Your head guide is Lahouceine

All trips on Skyhook are run by small, hand-picked local guiding companies. For this trip your guides run Atlas Vertical, based in Asni.

By booking through Skyhook you'll be joining a small-group trip. This can make it nice and sociable (you'll be added to a group chat after booking), and guarantees great value for money!

Lahouceine