Hike North Africa's highest Mountain

Climb 3207m up the highest mountain of North Africa: Mount Toubkal!

140 EUR / pers.

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the experience

140 EUR / pers.

Hike North Africa's highest Mountain

Climb 3207m up the highest mountain of North Africa: Mount Toubkal!

BOOK

the experience

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2 - 15 people

2 days

Marrakesh

Verified

2 - 15 people

2 days

Marrakesh

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Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa, reaching 4167m at its peak. Your ascent will take two days and culminate in a spectacular and stunning view of the Atlas Mountains and the Toubkal National Park. Looking out from the summit, you will see that the High Atlas Mountains stretch out in three directions. They cover an eastward section of land from the Atlantic Coast to the Moroccan-Algerian border. This trek can be extended to include neighbouring peaks such as Ouankrim, Tizi Melloul or the Taghaghart Plateau. It is possible to do the ascent in winter, but it will require the use of crampons and some experience of mountain trekking in winter conditions. Day One: Marrakech-Imlil refuge ( Base camp) The first day, heading out from Imlil 1740m, will take about 5 hours and 30 minutes. You will head toward the Neltner Refuge, at 3207m, and, depending on the conditions, stay the night at the Refuge itself or in a tent. There will be mules to carry supplies and baggage and a guide to ensure you are on the best route for your group and that you are safe. Day Two: Toubkal Refuge (base camp) Toubkal peak Imlil An early start will take you to the top of the highest peak in North Africa 4167m. The summit has an incomparable view of the Atlas Mountains, the Sahara Desert and the environments that have enclosed them for centuries. The time you spend at the top will depend on the weather. Normally, you will have enough time for around 30 minutes at the summit and then descend to the refuge for lunch. The day involves around 10 to 12hours walking and finishes back in Imlil. Should you have any trouble with being that far above sea level, Brahim and Mohamed are more than happy to spend a couple of days before the ascent journeying through the nearby villages, at a much lower altitude until you acclimatize. This is a common method for preventing altitude sickness and gives you a fantastic opportunity to explore more of the Atlas region.

Highlights

  • Climb the highest peak in North Africa
  • Meet & spend some time with Berbers
  • Breathtaking Atlas Mountains Views
  • Eat tasty local food
  • An introduction to Marrakech

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What's included

  • Transport to and from Marrakech and
  • All food during the trek
  • Qualified English speaking guide
  • Mules to carry the baggage
  • Food Accommodation in local house

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