Tour overview

Mt Toubkal Ascent Via Azzaden Vally and waterfalls

At 4,167m, Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain in North Africa. The hike to the summit is challenging, but no mountaineering experiences needed and the panoramic view from the summit makes the hard work worthwhile. A perfect combination of 3 days & 2 nights trek on the western hight Atlas starting by visiting lot of berber villages and hike over high Mountain passes to acclimatize with the altitude before reaching the summit on third day.

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Day 1 : Marrakech - Azib Tamsoulte

Day 1: Transfer from Marrakech to Agersioual village, meet the team (guide, cook and muleteers) and we set off on first day which will be an acclimatization trek in the Ouirgane National Park. The terrain here is gentle with copper green soil and juniper trees, then head up and out of the valley and traverse over to the stunning Azzaden Valley. The views open up with a rushing mountain stream surrounded by lush walnut groves leading up towards Toubkal and its sister peaks at the head of the Valley. We will spend the night in Azib Tamsoulte Gite or camping. Approx 6 hours walk.

Day 2 ; Azib Tamsoulte - Toubkal Refuge

Day 2 : This day involves a fairly stiff climb out of the Azzaden Valley to the Toubkal Refuge passing the Ighouliden waterfalls and over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge at 3,200m where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with other trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning. Approx 7 hours walk.

Day 3 : Toubkal Refuge - Mazik Village

Day 3 : after an early breakfast we set off walking up slowly to the highest peak in North Africa (Toubkal 4,167m) from we will have wonderful views over the whole area of Berber villages of Tifnout, Imlil, Imnan,Oukaimden station, and the high peaks around. After few minutes there we trek down to the refuge for some lunch, and then continue to Imlil to transfer to Marrakech passing by Shamharouch and MAZIK village. This is a fairly long day with 8 to 10 hours walk.

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