This circuit around Jebel Toubkal passes through a variety of landscapes, ranging from lush cultivated valleys and Berber villages to forbidding peaks and bleak high passes.
This trek is well known as the circuit around Jebel Toubkal and passes through a variety of landscapes, ranging from lush cultivated valleys and Berber villages to forbidding peaks and bleak high passes. This is a demanding trek with long grueling climbs over rocky terrain, which is highly recommended in summer time. It is the only route via Ifni lac to climb Mount Toubkal.
Meet our driver at your Hotel / Riad in the morning to transfer directly to Imlil (1700m) at the foot of Mount Toubkal, the starting point of our trip hiking in the High Atlas Toubkal. We begin our journey with a climb that leads to the Tizi N’Tamatert (2279 m). On the way, we enjoy beautiful landscapes typical Berber villages. We continue our walk to reach the village of Tachdirte where our camp will be set up by our local crew 2400m. 1 hour transfer, 5 hour walk.
After breakfast, we leave at 3:30am to climb to Tizi n’Likemt (3550m), where we stop to admire the view over the valley and surrounding mountains Tachdirt. After a short descent, we stop for lunch then continue for an hour before we reach our bivouac near Aazib n’Likemt, where we meet nomadic shepherds with their flocks (goats, sheep). Night at the camp. 6 hours walk.
A day of walking through the pastures of the high mountains to reach the Tizi Oarai (3109 m). The descent into the valley of Tinzar, stop to have our lunch and enjoy the architecture Berber village houses in the valley, and then we cross the ridge of the High Atlas to join the southern slopes of the Atlas. Night at the Berber house. 5 hours walk.
We descend into the valley do Islani through villages and Ibrouane Tisgouane Takatert reach Lake Ifni (2295 m), which lies at the bottom of a valley surrounded by the peaks of Jebel Toubkal. We spend an awesome night at the lake camping. 5 hours of walking.
We start the day with a nice slow climb to the neck of Ouanoums (3670m). From the pass, we appreciate the view of the other peaks of 4000m, then descend down to the shelter, which is a meeting place for hikers and nature. We spend the night at the camp. 6 hours walk.
Early departure for the summit of Toubkal (4167 m), the roof of North Africa. We enjoyed the scenery on the other mountains and valleys around. Then the descent to the refuge for lunch, then we descend to the village of Chamharouch then until Imlil where we meet our car for transfer to Marrakech. 8 hours walking, 1 hour transfer
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