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Berber Villages, Valleys & Mountain Toubkal 5Days/4Nights

 

A 75 KM south of the red city of Marrakech situated Toubkal with its highest point in North Africa (4167 m) has a alpine terrain. Cultivated and terraced fields on a tall, narrow valleys, villages stone consequence of the harsh climate here reflect the hard struggle of man against nature. This six-day trek in the Toubkal mountain will allow us to discover the Berber villages with Mt Toubkal Ascent

  • Overview:

    • Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizian Village 1750m
    • Day 2: Tizian Village 1750m – Tizi n'taghrhourte Pass 1995m – D'knt Valley Great Valley 1870m
    • Day 3: D'knt Valley 1870m – Tizi n'tagdalte Pass 2600 m – Tamsoult Waterfall 2550m
    • Day 4: Azib Tamsoult – Aguelzim pass 3500m – Toubkal base camp 3207m
    • Day 5: Toubkal base camp 3207m – Ascent Mt Toubkal – Toubkal Refuge – Shrine 2660m – Imlil Valley 1740m – Marrakech

     

    Beginning altitude: 1,740 m / 5708,661 ft

    Maximum altitude: 4,167 m/ 13671,26 ft

    Overall trek difficulty: Medium to Hard

    Period: May to Nov

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  • Pre-Trek Briefing:

    Experience the local lifestyle of the crossed villages, also visit of their life and most important crossed Berber village, and finally reach Marrakech.

    Day 1: Marrakech – Tahnaout – Asni – Imi Oughlad Village 1450m – Tizi Ntacht pass 2000m – Tizian Village 1750m

    In the morning we leave Marrakech in our private minibus. After admiring the Moroccan landscape awhile, we arrive at the point where our trek begins. There we meet the mules and the cook who will make our life much easier these coming days. We cross the town of Imi oughlad and we begin the ascent towards the first mountain pass of the trek. From the pass, at 2000 m above sea level, we have precious views of the regions of Tigouga, Taroudant, and of the Angour mountains to the north. After lunch, we arrive at the village of Tiziane and set up camp. Walking time: 4h30

    Day 2: Tizian Village 1750m – Tizi n'taghrhourte Pass 1995m – D'knt Valley Great Valley 1870m

    We start the day early to avoid the sun during the ascent of a mountain pass. After reaching the Teouti pass, at 2400m, we descend towards the town of Assaka. After lunch our path climbs again until we reach the village of Tizgi, where we set up camp. Walking time: 6h

    Day 3: D'knt Valley 1870m – Tizi n'tagdalte Pass 2600 m – Tamsoult Waterfall 2550m

    Today we hike along beautiful, wild landscapes of the Toubkal range. We'll find flocks of cattle with their Berber shepherds. After the morning ascent, we descend to the valley of the river Azzaden, where we eat. With renewed strength, in the evening we climb to the campsite of Azib Tamsoult, to 2250m. Walking time: 6h

    Day 4: Azib Tamsoult – Aguelzim pass 3500m – Toubkal base camp 3207m

    Today is an intense day, in which we significantly increase the average altitude of the trek. Ahead of us we have the demanding ascent to the Aguelzim pass at 3450 m. The ascent is long but progressive. Once on the pass we will be able to admire the summit of Toubkal. We then descend towards the Toubkal base camp, at 3200 m. Walking time: 6h30

    Day 5: Toubkal base camp 3207m – Ascent Mt Toubkal – Toubkal Refuge – Shrine 2660m – Imlil Valley 1740m – Marrakech

    We start the day early, at daybreak, to avoid the sun as much as possible during the ascent. After 3 hours of effort, we reach the top of North Africa. All the effort pays off with the impressive views we have. After enjoying this moment, we start the descent to the base camp. There we eat and then we continue the descent towards the village of Imlil, Transfer to Marrakech

  • Services Included:

    • Transfers from and to your hotel
    • English, French speaking Berber tour leader
    • Accommodation
    • Mules to carry your luggage during days of the trek .
    • Kitchen equipment
    • Cooking man who prepares all the meals during the trek .
    • All meals during your trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)

    Services Not Included:

    • Sleeping bag – you can rent one from us
    • Personal travel insurance.
    • Soft drink ( water....)
    • Tips

  • Price : For pricing or more information, please contact us by Mail

    • The number of persons in your group: the more participants there are, the cheaper it gets for everyone.
    • The dates of the tour: the exact or approximate dates (for the possibility to join a group or take a private trip to enjoy it on your own pace with your loved ones).

    Discounts

    • Student Discount : 75 %
    • Under 15 years : 75 %
    • Under 10 years Discount: 50 %
    • Under 5 years : Free of Charge

  • What you need to Bring?

    • Good walking boots and socks
    • Comfortable shoes/slippers for camp/guesthouse
    • Trekking pants
    • Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants
    • Underwear
    • Long johns
    • T-shirts
    • Fleece jacket or warm jumper
    • Lightweight windproof/waterproof jacket
    • Hat
    • Goggles (winter) and sunglasses (summer)
    • Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
    • 3 to 4 season sleeping bag
    • Walking stick
    • Day sack/backpack
    • Head torch / headlamp
    • Basic First Aid Kit - refer to trip dossier for details
    • Ice axe and crampons (winter)
    • Water bottle or camel back (recommended)
    • Penknife (useful)
    • Personal items (e.g. towel, sunscreen, wipes, toilet tissues, antibacterial handwash)
    • Small First Aid Kit including insect repellent, plasters, meds
    • Small rubbish bag to carry out what you carry in
    • Matches e.g. burn toilet paper
    • Trail snacks
    • Zip-Up bags for camera
    • Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tap


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