Hike the Highest Mountain in North Africa - in Winter Conditions,for 5 Days
Mount Toubkal Summit is one of the international summits where great hikers and climbers meet. It is the highest peak in North Africa.
It has great views and offers spectacular views on the Atlas Mountains.
Mount Toubkal is not technical but requires medium level of fitness.
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At Your hotel or Airport
You will be picked up at 8 pm from Marrakech Airport, or 7:30 pm in the city center. You will be driven to the village of Imlil, where you will enjoy your welcome dinner, and take in the spectacular panoramic views of the High Atlas Mountains. All food, accommodation and transfers are included on this trip.
In the morning you’ll give your main bag to the muleteers, and with your day bag on your back, you will hike for around 3 hours to the tiny settlement of Sidi Chamharouch - here your cooks will serve up lunch. There is also some freshly squeezed orange juice available in the local stalls, which is not to be missed! Afterwards, you continue for another 3 hours to Refuge de Toubkal, where you’ll stay for the night.
Today you'll head up Ouanourkim Peak (4088m), which offers wonderful views of the High Atlas Mountain Range. There may be an opportunity to summit the mountain, but the focus is on gaining experience with your crampons (spikes for your boots), and your ice axe. In the afternoon, you'll head back down to the mountain refuge for dinner.
You start at around 5 am, with a slow and steady pace upwards. After 2-3 hours you’ll aim to reach the summit of Mt Toubkal (4,167m) at sunrise! From the snowy summit, you can look down to the green Anti-Atlas Mountains, and the vast Sahara Desert beyond! After taking some time to enjoy the views, you'll head back down to the mountain refuge.
In the morning Take a nice breakfast, you'll head back down to Imlil, for lunch with your guides. After lunch, you will be driven back to Marrakech airport for around 4 pm. There is also an option to be dropped off in the city center, if you prefer,or eny place From your Choice,
At your Hotel Or a place From your Choice
Guide, porters and muleteers
Airport transfer, Or From Marrakech City
Food & water
Any visa fee
.Passport & visa if needed
.Travel insurance details
.Boarding passes for flights
.Pen for filling in arrivals form
.2-3 base-layer long sleeve t-shirts (e.g. running t-shirts)
I.nsulated jacket for warmth (e.g. Rab, Alpkit, .Mountain Equipment)
.Spare clothes for Marrakech
.Swimwear for Marrakech (optional)
4 thick wool mountaineering socks
.Warm Gloves and Hat
.Walking Boots that are well insulated, waterproof and good ankle support.
.Footwear for Marrakech
2 – 3 pairs of gloves
.Large rucksack for the mules/porters
.3L of water bottles
.Glasses/contact lenses (if needed)
.Sleeping bag (comfort rating of -5 degrees Celsius)
.Bathroom items including travel towel
.Electronics - Head torch, travel adaptor (French .plug style), phone & charger
.Book/mp3 player (optional)
.Walking poles (also available to rent for €3)