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5-Day Adventure Berber Villages & Toubkal Ascent Trek

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What You'll Do
  • Visit authentic Moroccon Berber villages & valleys and camp in the nature
  • Hike in the High Atlas Mountains and enjoy the panoramic views
  • Ascend Mount Toubkal and meet local people
Explore the Atlas Mountains around Marrakech and hike up Mount Toubkal on this five-day tour with four nights’ accommodation. You’ll visit traditional Berber villages, picnic in idyllic countryside and have your meals rustled up by your very own cook.
What to Expect
Day 1 – Marrakech – Imi Oughlad – Tizi n’Tachte – Tiziane 

Depart early in the morning around 9.00 am from Marrakech for a pleasant drive south through the Moulay Brahim gorge and valleys. You’ll arrive at the foothills of the western high Atlas Mountains and start your first walk at Imi Oughlad. This is also where you’ll meet your Berber muleteer crew. Walk for two hours to the Tiz n’Tachete and then on for another half an hour to Imi n’Ifri and enjoy a picnic lunch. It’s then a slow hike for about two and a half hours to Assif n’Ait Oussaden and the red-clay terraced village of Tiziane. You’ll stay in bivouac accommodation / gite depending on the weather and time of year. 
(5 hours walking) 
Meals included: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 Tizziane – Tizi n’Taghrhourte – D’knt 

After breakfast, set off on a hike up along the Assif n’Ait Oussaden valley. You’ll walk through walnut groves to to Tizi n’Taghrhourte and along a flat stretch to Assaka spring for your picnic lunch. In the afternoon you’ll hike to the Berber village of D’knt or Agouns n Assoul where you’ll enjoy dinner and spend the night in a bivouac / gite depending on the weather and time of year. 
(6 hours walking) 
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 3 - D’knt – Tizi n’Tagdalte – Tizi Oussem 

In the morning, you’ll hike for three hours through walnut groves, fields of corn and barley and on to Tizi n’Tagdalte where you’ll picnic by a small spring surrounded by juniper trees. After lunch you’ll hike for another three hours down winding tracks to a small river and the start of the valley of Assif n’Ait Oussaden. Here you reach the village of Tizi Oussem and then it’s up to the summer village of Tamsoult where you’ll camp for the night / gite depending on the weather and the time of year.. 
(6 hours walking) 
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 4 – Âazib Tamsoult –Tizi Aguelsim – Toubkal Refuge 

After breakfast you’ll hike eastwards to Tizi Aguelzim. Then it’s a further three hours walking to the Toubkal Refuge where you’ll have dinner and spend the night in the refuge. 
(5 hours walking) 
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Day 5 – Toubkal Refuge – Summit Jbel Toubkal – Sidi Chamharouch – Imlil – Marrakech 

After a very early breakfast at around 6am, you’ll climb for three hours up to the highest peak in the Maghreb. When you’ve had time to relax and regain your energy levels, you’ll hike back down to the hostel for a picnic lunch. Afterwards, you’ll set off northwards, along the higher slopes of the valley of the Assif n’Isouhouanem n’Ouagounss towards the shrine of Sidi Chamharouch. After that, it’s two hours more walking downhill to the village of Imlil where you’ll catch your transfer back to Marrakech. Depending on the pace of your walking, you'll be back in Marrakech at around 5pm - 6pm. 
(8-9 hours walking) 
Meals included: Breakfast and Lunch
What's Included
  • Transport from and back to Marrakech
  • Local guide
  • Mules for luggage
  • Cook & cooking equipment
  • Food during the trek and accommodation at Berber lodges and refuges during the trek
What's Not Included
  • Soft drinks
  • Mineral water
  • Tips
  • Sleeping bags

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