Mount Toubkal weekend trek with Adventurous Ewe

Summer Mt Toubkal Trek (3 days)

This trip is a 3-day summer ascent of North Africa’s highest mountains. Climbing Mount Toubkal is an exhilarating challenge that requires little trekking experience, which rewards you with outstanding panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains and the edge of the Sahara Desert. Just a couple of hours drive from Marrakech, you can reach the summit and back within 2 days and still have time to explore Morocco’s most captivating city, Marrakech.

How to book your challenge
The easiest way to book your trip is online via the website, simply click Date and Availability, You will need to pay a non-refundable deposit of £35.00 at the time of booking.
It is possible to reserve a place on this challenge by email to info@adventurousewe.co.uk, however you will need to pay your deposit of £35.00 to confirm your place on this trek together with completing a booking form.

The full balance is required to be paid no less than 4 weeks prior to departure.

Itinerary 

Day 1
Marrakech to Imlil and Toubkal
After a transfer to the village of Imlil we begin our trek.
As we begin our trek leaving the village of Imlil we pass through walnut and cherry orchids making our way up the Mizane valley, passing through the village of Aremd, We continue east, crossing the flood plains our route takes us along mule tracks and up into the high rocky cliffs above the valley. We eventually come to the pastoral shrine of Sidi Chamarouch, which attracts tourists and pilgrims. From here the trail continues to climb steadily, snaking and zigzagging its way up to the snow line and the Toubkal Refuge (3206m).
Approx 6hrs walking
Day 2
Toubkal Summit Day
Early in the morning we make our attempt on the summit of Jebel Toubkal (4167mt), the highest peak in Northern Africa. Our route takes us up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. The walking is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make the going quite difficult in parts. The views along the way make the climb more than worthwhile. When we reach the summit there are unrestricted views in every direction, from the Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. We will retrace our steps as we return down the mountain and head back towards Imlil for late afternoon.
Approx 10hrs walking
Day 3
Imlil to Marrakech
After a relaxing breakfast it’s a short drive back to Marrakech. Time permitting, we can explore Marrakech, before transferring to the airport for our flight home.
Difficulty Rating
This challenge has a rating of Medium
Cost
£ 295

Responsible Tourism

We are very excited to have teamed up with leading climate change charity Cool Earth, who share our mission to protect the planet’s precious environment in a sustainable manner. The future of rainforest protection is where everyone makes a difference to climate change!

We have also invested in Water-to-Go products so you, our valued flock, will be healthier whilst also helping to make the World a better place! Together we can dramatically reduce our consumption of single use plastics and support our responsible travel ethos of ‘Take nothing but photos, leave nothing but boot-prints, keep nothing but memories.’

As part of our commitment to helping the planet, members of the flock who join us for a big overseas expedition will receive an Adventurous Ewe Water-to-Go bottle. This is our way of saying thank-ewe and also making a difference to the consumption of single use plastics in developing countries.

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