Mount Toubkal Long Weekend Trek


5 Days



Min Age

City Tours Sahara:  Mount Toubkal Long Weekend Trek

Tour Description:

Spend a long weekend with fellow trekkers and ascend to the summit of North Africa’s highest peak

Embark on a thrilling 5-day trekking adventure to Mount Toubkal in Morocco, North Africa’s highest peak. Begin your journey in vibrant Marrakech, where you’ll explore the bustling Djemaa el-Fna Square and winding medinas before heading to the majestic High Atlas Mountains. Trek through rural Amazigh villages and breathtaking landscapes to reach Toubkal base camp, where you’ll spend the night in a mountain refuge. Rise before dawn to summit Mount Toubkal, accompanied by expert guides and a local support team, and marvel at the spectacular views from the peak. Celebrate your achievement with a stay in an authentic Aroumd mountain home, enjoying delicious homecooked Moroccan meals and immersing yourself in local hospitality.

Tour Highlights:

– Challenge Yourself: Take on the exhilarating challenge of climbing North Africa’s highest summit in just a few days, under the guidance of experienced guides and with the support of a local team.

– Unique Accommodation: Experience a night in an authentic mountain refuge at Toubkal base camp, surrounded by fellow trekkers and breathtaking mountain scenery.

– Breathtaking Scenery: Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the High Atlas Mountains as you hike alongside pack mules, taking in panoramic views of the mountain ranges, Sahara Desert, and Atlantic coast.

– Local Immersion: Explore the traditional Amazigh villages and enjoy a stay in a mountain gite, where you’ll have the opportunity to connect with locals and savor homecooked Moroccan dishes.

– Cultural Exploration: Discover the vibrant atmosphere of Djemaa el-Fna Square in Marrakech, filled with performers, colorful merchants, and enticing street food carts, and visit the stunning Bahia Palace.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Marrakech Welcome

Salaam Aleikum! Welcome to Morocco. Your adventure begins with a 6 pm welcome meeting where you’ll meet your fellow trekkers and trip leader. Afterward, join your leader for an excursion to Djemaa el-Fna Square in the heart of the medina. At night, the square comes alive with singers, drummers, fortune tellers, snake charmers, and bustling street food bazaars, offering a truly vibrant experience.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Dinner

Special information: Attend the welcome meeting to provide insurance details and next of kin information. If arriving late, inform your travel agent or hotel reception. Look for a note in the lobby for meeting details.

Day 2: Imlil to Toubkal Base Camp

Start your day with breakfast and a briefing at 8 am. Leave Marrakech and drive across the plains with breathtaking views of valleys and the Atlas Mountains. Arrive at Imlil, a mountainous village, for a traditional mint tea or orange juice. Begin your hike through Aroumd village, climbing steeply up the mountainside to Mount Toubkal base camp. Enjoy an early, hearty dinner with fellow trekkers and rest for the ascent tomorrow.

Accommodation: Mountain Refuge (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Included activities: Imlil to Mount Toubkal Basecamp guided hike

Special information: Travel time approximately 1.5 hours. Hiking distance approximately 13.5 km, 6 hours, with 1500 m elevation gain. Accommodation is basic but clean, with shared facilities.

Day 3: Mount Toubkal Summit

Begin your ascent to Mount Toubkal summit before dawn, navigating rocky terrain and scrambling to reach the peak at 4167 meters above sea level. Enjoy panoramic views before descending to base camp for lunch. Return to Aroumd village for a homecooked dinner and optional hammam experience to unwind.

Accommodation: Mountain Gite (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Included activities: Mount Toubkal guided summit trek, Toubkal Base Camp to Aroumd guided hike, Hammam experience

Special information: Hiking distance approximately 3.5 km, 1000 m elevation gain. Summiting and descending take 6-8 hours. Return hike to Aroumd takes 3-4 hours.

Day 4: Aroumd to Marrakech

After breakfast, depart Aroumd for Imlil and return to Marrakech. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the medina, exploring souqs dedicated to various trades and visiting the Bahia Palace. The afternoon is free for personal exploration, with optional activities such as a luxury spa hammam or Taste of Marrakesh Urban Adventure tour.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast

Included activities: Marrakech – Medina walking tour, Aroumd to Imlil guided hike

Add-on activities available:
– Luxury Spa Hammam & Massage
– A Taste Of Marrakech: Inside the Medina Urban Adventure
– Quad Biking the Rock Desert & Palmgrove
– Magical Marrakech City Cycling Tour
– Quad Biking Barrage Lalla Takerkoust
– Tajine Cookery Class Urban Adventure
– Hot Air Balloon Ride
– Heart of the Atlas Mountains cycling day trip with lunch
– Palmery Cycling Tour

Special information: Hiking distance approximately 3 km.

Day 5: Marrakech Departure

Your adventure concludes after breakfast. If you wish to extend your stay, contact your booking agent.

Meals: Breakfast






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