Mount Toubkal Winter Trek


7 Days



Min Age

City Tours Sahara:  Mount Toubkal Winter Trek

Tour Description:

Trek the Atlas Mountains in winter and discover the beauty of Mount Toubkal

Embark on a thrilling adventure to explore the stunning Atlas Mountains in winter and conquer the majestic Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa. This 7-day journey will lead you from the vibrant cityscape of Marrakech into the breathtaking mountainous terrain, offering an immersive experience of Berber culture along the way. Brace yourself for a winter wonderland featuring snow-capped peaks, icy trails, crisp mountain air, and crystal-clear skies. With a team of expert guides and trusty mules, trek through the rugged landscapes, stay in cozy mountain gites and refuge, and indulge in traditional Moroccan cuisine to fuel your epic mountain escapades.

Tour Highlights:

– Winter Wonderland: Experience the High Atlas Mountains in their winter glory, adorned with snow-capped peaks, icy ground cover, and invigorating mountain air that stretches all the way to the ocean.

– Summit Conquest: Embark on the exhilarating ascent of Mount Toubkal, guided by experienced local guides who will lead you to the summit for unparalleled views and a sense of accomplishment.

– Spectacular Scenery: Trek through the rugged mountainscapes, marveling at the spectacular vistas at every turn, while a team of trusty mules accompanies you, carrying your gear.

– Culinary Delights: Delight your taste buds with traditional Moroccan cuisine, freshly prepared each day to provide the energy needed for your epic mountain adventures.

– Marrakech Exploration: Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Marrakech with a guided walking tour of the bustling Medina, where you’ll be captivated by the sights, sounds, and smells of this bustling city.

Itinerary :

Day 1: Marrakech Welcome

Salaam Aleikum! Welcome to Morocco, a land of vibrant culture, warm hospitality, and breathtaking landscapes. If you arrive early in Marrakech, immerse yourself in the bustling souks or savor a traditional mint tea at a rooftop café while taking in the city’s enchanting views. Our journey officially commences with a welcome meeting at 6 pm, where you’ll meet your fellow travelers and local guide. After the meeting, opt to join a stroll to Djemaa el-Fna, the lively square at the heart of the Medina, offering a mesmerizing spectacle of performers and street food vendors.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: No meals included
Special Information: Attendance at the welcome meeting is crucial for collecting important details and discussing the upcoming itinerary. Please notify your travel agent or hotel reception if you anticipate being late. We do not support the practice of ‘snake charming’ at Djemaa el-Fna and encourage responsible tourism.

Day 2: Imlil to Aroumd Trek

Start your day with a hearty breakfast and a group briefing at 8 am to prepare for our trekking adventure. Depart Marrakech and journey through picturesque plains towards Tahanaoute, enjoying panoramic views of the Atlas Mountains. Arrive at Imlil village and commence a gentle trek along the hillsides, admiring views of the valley and possibly spotting Mount Toubkal. Reach the mountain village of Aroumd (2000 meters above sea level) and settle into a traditional Berber-style gite for the night. Take a leisurely orientation walk around Aroumd in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Mountain Gite (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Included Activities: Guided trek from Imlil to Aroumd
Special Information: Today’s trek covers approximately 3 km with an elevation gain of 250 meters.

Day 3: Aroumd to Toubkal Base Camp

Embark on the exhilarating ascent of Mt Toubkal, North Africa’s highest peak, starting from Aroumd. Traverse the Ait Mizane Valley and ascend steeply towards Toubkal Base Camp at Neltner (3207 meters above sea level). Marvel at the majestic landscapes and visit the pilgrimage site of Sidi Chamarouch en route. Reach Toubkal Base Camp, where you’ll enjoy a nourishing dinner and rest in preparation for tomorrow’s summit attempt.

Accommodation: Mountain Refuge (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Activities: Guided hike from Aroumd to Mount Toubkal Basecamp
Special Information: Today’s trek covers approximately 9 km with an elevation gain of 1250 meters. Please be mindful of altitude sickness at the high altitude of Toubkal Base Camp.

Day 4: Mt Toubkal Summit Trek

Commence an early morning ascent of Mt Toubkal, equipped with crampons and head torches for the challenging trek. Navigate rocky terrain and steep slopes, reaching the summit at 4167 meters above sea level. Enjoy panoramic views of the Atlas Mountain range and Sahara Desert from the summit before descending to Toubkal Base Camp.

Accommodation: Mountain Refuge (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Activities: Guided summit trek of Mount Toubkal
Special Information: Today’s trek may take 8 hours or more, covering approximately 4 km with an elevation gain of 1000 meters. Summiting Mount Toubkal is subject to weather conditions and group safety.

Day 5: Toubkal Base Camp to Aroumd

Embark on a guided trek tailored to the day’s conditions, potentially including a second attempt at Mount Toubkal or exploring alternative routes such as Tizi n’ Ouagane and Ras Ouanoukrim. After descending to Base Camp, enjoy a hearty lunch before returning to Aroumd for a celebratory dinner with your local hosts.

Accommodation: Mountain Gite (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Included Activities: Guided trek in the High Atlas Mountains
Special Information: Today’s trek distance and elevation gain depend on the chosen route, with options ranging from a challenging climb to a more leisurely exploration.

Day 6: Aroumd to Imlil and Marrakech

After breakfast, bid farewell to the High Atlas Mountains and return to Imlil. Transfer back to Marrakech and embark on a guided walking tour of the Medina, exploring vibrant souks dedicated to various crafts. Enjoy leisure time to indulge in a traditional Moroccan bath or savor local cuisine at a traditional restaurant, reminiscing about your mountain conquests with fellow travelers.

Accommodation: Hotel (1 night)
Meals: Breakfast
Included Activities: Medina walking tour in Marrakech
Add-On Activities: Luxury Spa Hammam & Massage, A Taste Of Marrakech: Inside the Medina Urban Adventure

Day 7: Marrakech Departure

Conclude our adventure after breakfast. If you wish to extend your stay in Marrakech, our booking agent can arrange additional accommodation for you. Depart







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