Toubkal Winter Climb: Mount Toubkal is the highest peak in the High Atlas Mountains and North Africa with 4167 m. It is located 67 km south of Marrakech, within the Toubkal National Park national.
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil.
We meet you at your hotel / Riad in Marrakech at 9am, the driver will be there at 8.30am, driving will take 1h30mn from Marrakech to Imlil Valley.
Arrive to Imlil and have some mint tea in our Riad Jnane IMlil and do your check in , Then we start our first day trek to Tizi Mzik Pass ( 2400m) have lunch there and ouvernight at RIDA Jnane Imlil.
Day 2: Imlil – Chamharouch – Toubkal Refuge.
Begin our second day at 8 :00 am, to cross Imlil valley and the largest village in the atlas mountains, Around at (2000m) then we overlooking on the juniper forest in the way up to Sidi Chamharouch marabout. we have lunch there and do a short visit of the small market and we take a look about the heaving in the middle of the mountains .
The rhythm of the walk will change to be slow of snow raison. and we will be in team spirit for the rest of the trail to the refuge step by step.
then in the last 3 ours we will be in the mountain hut of Toubkal.
We have a hot drink and same cake and take shower when the dinner prepar. overnight in The Refuge
Day 3: Toubkal Refuge – Jebel Ouankerim.
We wake up early to climb Jebel Ouankerim, starting with a nice walk up to the valley head to the Tizi Ouagane pass then through the summit’s ridge at 4088m. From the top, the views of Toubkal and the surrounding mountains are spectacular. In the late morning/early afternoon we start our descent back to the refuge for a well-deserved hot drink and a relaxing afternoon. 6 hours walking.
Day 4: Toubkal Refuge – Mount Toubkal
Today we have another early start, this time for the ascent of Toubkal. The walk starts immediately climbing steeply through scree and snow before traversing the hard Step of Tizi N Toubkal (4000m). It is here that we are rewarded with the best views. And the best moment of today is the sunrise from the summit . we will have some snack in the top of Toubkal and enjying the best views in North Africa . We descend by the same route and should be back to the refuge in time for a late lunch.
Day 5: Toubkal Refuge – Imlil – Marrakech
Today we head down to imlil valley and we will stop in Chamharouch place for the lunch under the genneper trees. Than we keep walking down until the center of Ait Maizane Valley have a mint the in Riad Jnane Imlil then Transfer to Marrakech. 5 hours walk ( easy walk )