5 DAYS ATLAS AND TOUBKAL TREKKING TOUR IN MOROCAN HIGH ATLAS MOUNTAINS WITH LOCAL GUIDES
WE DEPARTURE FROM MARRAKECH. THE ITINERARY IS JUST SUGGESTED.
DETAILED MARRAKECH TO ATLAS MOUNTAINS 5 DAYS TREKKING TOUR PROGRAM:
1. DAY : MARRAKECH –IMI OUGHLAD –TIZI N’TACHTE –TIZIANE :
4×4 Marrakech Excursions private driver pick up you from your hotel in Marrakech and we drive up through the Moulay Brahim gorge to arrive at the higher foothills of the High Atlas mountains. We drive up to Imi Oughlad (1450m) with the Jbel Toubkal , at 4167m which the highest peak in North Africa. We continue to Aglzim 3650m and Aksoual. We meet up our Berber muleteer crew and you set off up for a 2 hours hike up. We pass by cornfields woods pine to the Tiz n’Tachete (2000 meters), from where we hike back down on the Imlil and Ait Oussaden valleys. Then we hike for half hour to Imi n’ifri and after short break we hike for another 2 and half hours to Assif n’ Ait Oussaden and village of Tiziane where we spend this night in our bivouac / gite with dinner.
2. DAY : TIZZIANE – TIZI N’TAGHRHOURTE – D’KNT :
Today after breakfast we continue our 5 Days Atlas mountains and Toubkal tour and we now set off on our hike up along the assif n’ait oussaden valley , passing through the wallnuts groves , up to tizi n’taghrhourte (1995m )and through to a rare almost flat stretch to arrive at assaka spring, where we will stop for our field picnic amidst and awesome silence after some 2 and half hours relatively easy walking .our afternoon’s hike takes us down along the edges of the forest untill we reach the berber village of D’knt (1870m) or agouns n Assoul where we will have our dinner and spent the in a bivouac / gite.
3. DAY : D’KNT – TIZI N’TAGDALTE – AZIB N TAMSOULT:
Today we set off for our morning’s 3 hours hike up through groves of walnut trees, fields of corn and barley to greet the many sheep and goatherders – and women and children bent over with 20kg loads of faggots and dried herbs. We traverse the tizi n’tagdalte to the descent amongst the juniper trees till we come to a small spring set amongst the trees , where we will stop for our picnic .once refreshed , we are off down winding tracks of upper slopes for some 3 hours to come to a small river at the beginning of the valley of assif n’ait oussaden . from here we enter the village of tizi oussem (1850m) then up to the summer village Of Tamsoult for our camp / hut.
4. DAY : ÂAZIB TAMSOULT -TIZI AGUELZIM – TOUBKAL REFUGE :
Today our 5 Days Atlas and Toubkal trekking continues after breakfast, we now set out on a moderately difficult hike up winding mule tracks to the Tizi Aguelzim (3550m) , thence a further 3 hours to the Toubkal Refuge which marks the spring snowline at 3207m, where we shall have our dinner, in bivouac around the Refuge.
5. DAY : TOUBKAL REFUGE – SUMMIT JBEL TOUBKAL- SIDI CHAMHAROUCH – IMLIL – MARRAKECH :
A very early breakfast to set out around 6am., to attain, after a three hour steep climb, the highest peak in the Maghreb (4167m). The panorama from here is simply stunning. Whenever you are ready, we shall take the Ikkhibi Sud or South Cirque for a straightforward – with your guide – 2 to 3 hour descent back to the Refuge for a picnic. After lunch We shall now set off towards the north along steeply descending, zigzagging trails of the higher slopes of the Valley of the Assif n’Isouhouanem n’Ouagounss towards the Shrine of Sidi Chamharouch. Set beside a waterfall, There is a pilgrimage ‘marabout’ shrine here, probably the remnant of a pre-Islamic culture, but forbidden to non-Muslims. another 2 hours downhill will allow to get to the village of Imlil from where most of the treks start prior to take the taxi back to Marrakech.
YOU WILL EXPLORE:
- Pick up from hotel in Marrakech
- Private transfer in A/C vehicle
- Professional driver, guide
- Guided excursions
- All meals included
- Drop off at your hotel
THE TOUR INCLUDES:
- Pick up from hotel
- Private tour in comfortable car
- Professional driver, guide
- Accommodation in desert camp
- Camel trek in Sahara
- Breakfast and dinner
- Personal expenses
Note : Itinerary is just a guideline and subject to change to suit local condition. Thank you for choosing “4×4 Marrakech Excursions” – your trusted travel company in Morocco.
This Marrakech trekking tour itinerary is only suggested , so if you have different travel plans, ideas ,please contact us by email or phone and we organize your custom Marrakech to Toubkal and Atlas mountains tour.
- Duration: 5 Days
- Trip Cost: On request
- Destination: Toubkal ascent and Atals mountain
- Best Season: All year round
- Transportation: Private Vehicle
- Group Size: Min 2 person, Maximum 26
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO BRING?
- Personnel First-aid Kit
- Water bottle
- Soft-sided bag
- Towel & all personal toiletries
- Good walking boots and socks
- Trekking pants
- Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
- Underwear / Long johns / T-shirts
- waterproof jacket
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