Toubkal Trek and Sahara Adventure

  • 4,167 m / 13,671 ft
  • Morocco - Atlas mountains
  • 11 days

Overview


This trek combines an amazing trek in the Atlas mountains ending up at the highest summit of North Africa, the Mount Toubkal at 4,167 m /  13,671 ft, with the exploration of the most beautiful Moroccan sites. And… the cherry on the cake, a night in the Sahara desert under the tent… or without tent. You will also enjoy an exceptional cuisine that you will remember for a long time. Morocco is ready to welcome you!

Itinerary


Location map

Trek Map

Distance, elevations and altitudes

Day 1
Arrival to Marrakech Airport
Day 2
Marrakech – Oughald – Ousertik (B, L, D)
Day 3
Gliz – Oukaimeden – Tizi ‘n Addi – Tacheddirt, (B, L, D)
Day 4
Tacheddirt – Tizi n Tamatert – Imlil (B, L, D)
Day 5
Imlil – Sidi Chamharoush – Toubkal Refuge (B, L, D)
Day 6
Toubkal Refuge – Toubkal Summit – Imlil (B, L, D)
Day 7
Imlil – Dades Gorge via Ait Benhaddou Kasbah (B, L, D)
Day 8
Dades Gorges – Erg Chebbi via Todghra Gorges (B, L, D)
Day 9
Erg Chebbi – Marrakech (B, L)
Day 10
Visit of Marrakech (B)
Day 11
Transfer to Airport (B)

B: Breakfast included, L: Lunch included, D: Dinner included

The itinerary is indicative and is subject to changes according to weather and mountain conditions as well as other circumstances that the trekking guide will deem necessary for the safety and / or success of the trip.

Services


Included:

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from airport
  • Transport between cities during the trek
  • Transport of up to 1 duffle bag of a maximum total weight of 20 kgs during the trek
  • Accommodation at good quality guesthouses (bed & breakfast) on double basis (single option at extra cost), the lodges during the trek have large rooms for up to six people.
  • Accommodation in mountain hut / tents during the clim
  • Accommodation in nomads’ tent during Sahara Desert trip
  • Mule to carry the luggage
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) except while in Marrakec
  • Bottled water during the trek
  • All fees required by the local regulations
  • Licensed experienced local trekking guide speaking good English
  • First aid medical kit
  • Sleeping mat in lodges
  • Camel ride
  • Summit Certificate
  • World Sherpas T-Shirt

Excluded:

  • Tips for trekking guides and staff (between 10% and 15% of the cost of the trip)
  • Dinner, lunch during stay in Marrakech
  • Extras in hotels (bar bills, laundry, additional nights)
  • Internet access during the trek
  • Personal trekking equipment (including sleeping bag, see gear list)
  • Personal medical, travel & evacuation insurance (mandatory)
  • International airfare
Price / Date

31 Oct – 10 Nov 2019
€1,200

1-11 February 2020
€1,300

1-11 May 2020
€1,200

Private trip on request from 2 people

Trip facts

Maximum altitude
4,167 m / 13,671 ft

Location
Morocco – Atlas Mountains

Type of trek
Strenuous, some exposure in snow conditions

We like
  • A great mix between a physical trek and amazing sightseeing
  • Trekking to the summit of Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa, in the heart of the Moroccan Atlas
  • Riding through the Sahara Desert on a camel back and sleep under the stars at our desert camp
  • Wondering through the Kasbahs of ancient cities and explore the magical Marrakech
  • Visiting an ancient fortified city where numerous Hollywood movies were filmed