Day 118th October, 2019
- Arrival at Marrakech
Upon arrival at the Marrakech airport, you will be welcomed by a Rahhalah representative and transferred to your hotel. You can spend the afternoon resting or exploring Marrakech.
Overnight at Marrakech Riad Africa or similar.
Day 219th October, 2019
- Marrakech – Imlil (1,740m) (B,L, D)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the town of Imlil: the starting point of your trek. Your guide will show you around the traditional Berber villages, where you may enjoy some mint tea, or Berber bread and soup. At the end of the trail you will be served a Berber lunch in a traditional Berber house – or perhaps outside under the walnut trees.
Overnight in Imlil, in a Berber house.
Transfer time: 1h30.
Trekking time: 3 to 4h.
Day 320th October, 2019
- Imlil – Toubkal Base Camp (3206m) (B, L, D)
After breakfast, you will head towards the Toubkal Base Camp, crossing the Maizane Valley. You will first pass the village of Armed and then the shrine of SidiChamharouchwhich attracts tourists and pilgrims. Once you cross the floodplains, the route will take you along the mule tracks and up to the high rocky cliffs above the valley. From there the trail continues to climb steadily, snaking and zigzagging its way up to the snowline and the Toubkal Refuge (3206m), where you willrest for the night.
Overnight Refuge: Toubkal Refuge.
Trekking time: 5h.
Day 421st October, 2019
- Toubkal Refuge – Toubkal Peak (4167m) (B, L, D)
After a very early breakfast, you will begin your attempt to summit Jebel Toubkal: the highest peak in Northern Africa. The route takes you up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. The path is relatively straightforward, but the scree and the altitude will make this hiking quite trickyat parts. However, the views along the way make the journey more than worthwhile. When you reach the summit, you will marvel at the panoramic, breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape, from the Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. You will retrace your steps to the Toubkal Refuge where you will spend the night.
Overnight Refuge: Toubkal Refuge
Trekking time: 6 to 7h.
Day 522nd October, 2019
- Toubkal Refuge – Imlil – Marrakech (B)
Today, you will descend from the Toubkal Refuge towards Imlil, passing through small Berber villages and walnut and cherry orchids. In the afternoon, you will be transferred back to Marrakech.
Overnight at Riad Africa or similar.
Trekking time: 4 to 5h.
Day 623rd October, 2019
- Departure Marrakech (B)
After breakfast, and depending on your flights, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure.