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5 Days Haut Atlas & Toubkal Summit

per person

This excursion is for a our five-day, four-night hike optimising the best locations for a mid-week duration allowing you to reach the summit and trek pass and experience various Berber villages…

per person

This excursion is for a our five-day, four-night hike optimising the best locations for a mid-week duration allowing you to reach the summit and trek pass and experience various Berber villages.

You will start in the centre of Imlil village where you will trek to the popular Aroumd and Chamharouch climbing across the terrains to for your overnight stay in the refugee camp site. The following day will see further trek to the summit of Jbel Toubkal at 4167m altitude providing you with an epic 360 view by hiking down for a traditional lunch stop at the local refuge. There will be the opportunity to trek early morning during the spectacular sunrise. The following day will see the trek to Tizi N’Oglzim and Azib Tamsoult for an overnight stay. The last day will include a trek to Tizi Mzik followed by Arghan.

Not only will you reach the summit of the highest mountain of North Africa, Jbel Toubkal, you will also pass through some amazing locations and various traditional villages allowing you to absorb the best of the Atlas Mountains and the Berber traditional lifestyle with an epic 360 view.

This excursion will include approx. 22 hrs of trekking over the course of five days and may be most suitable for hikers who enjoy such expeditions and challenges, enjoy epic scenic views and aspire to reach the summit while ensuring some hiking experiences in such altitudes with some steep terrains.

N.B. Overnight accommodation: Overnight accommodation is generally either tent or the local refuge/guest house. These options will depend on the season and the weather conditions. Experiences that include camping will include the tent materials and mattresses.

Following your excursion, there is the additional opportunity to stay or dine in our sister guest house in Imlil for those who wish to relax and explore even further either prior or following their trekking expedition.

Excursion Information

Title 5 Day Excursion – Haut Atlas & Toubkal Summit
Duration 5 days and 4 nights
Start First day Start: 8.00 collection
Last day Finish: 18.00 arrival to Marrakech
Availability This excursion is mainly available in the months of February – November. Depending on the weather conditions, this excursion may be available in other months. Please contact us for specific availability.
What’s included Transport from Marrakech return
Overnight accommodation and camping equipment throughout excursion
Friendly, experienced and professional mountain tour guides
Tour guide
Health and safety certified guides
Nutritious and fresh main meals
Mules & Muleteers
Walking duration Approximately 22 hours throughout duration
Altitude 4167 m (highest point)
Level of difficulty 4/5
Price – 1  person – £555 / € 624
– 2-3 people – £343 / € 386
– 4-6 people – £271 / € 305
– 7-8 people – £242 / € 271
– 9-15 people – £203 / € 229
Would I require travel insurance We recommend you purchase the appropriate level of personal insurance that is right for you.
Do I need immunisations? We recommend you check at https://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations/africa/morocco.
How old do I need to be – are there any age restrictions? We recommend the minimum age for this adventure is 16 with parental guidance depending on their health and ability. All under 18’s should be accompanied by a supervising adult. Please feel free to contact us to discuss further.
What are the accommodations like? There will be two people per tent when camping including mattresses. The refuge rooms are usually set as dormitory style. Please contact us if you have other preferences.
Do I need to arrange my own flights?


Yes, everything required for the excursion is included except international flights. Your guide will be in contact to meet you the evening before your scheduled excursion to take you through the itinerary and details of your route. You will be collected early on the morning by our transport and taken to the first meet up location. You will also be taken back after the excursion.
What equipment do I need? Appropriate clothing and footwear suitable for hiking and sleeping bags in temperatures from -2C to +19C in winter, +12 to +30 in summer and you can expect -15 on summit days with windchill.
Can I leave my bag at the accommodation? Yes, you may leave any luggage you won’t require in our guesthouse in Imlil.
Do I need to carry all my stuff up the mountain? We recommend leaving extra luggage not required either at your accommodation or in our Imlil guesthouse prior to your excursion. There will be mules for the guides use to carry luggage and may be able assist to carry some of your luggage. The muleteers work really hard to ensure the fair treatment of their mules, so weight limits do apply.
Am I fit enough? Some of the of medium treks can include up to 9 hours. Summit days, however, is 12 hours so you do need a good level of fitness. We recommend training with jogging/sport 1-2 times a week increasing to 3-4 times a week over a period of 1-2 months in the run-up to your excursion. There will be many breaks and stops and at times, you will be walking through villages which will give you an opportunity to purchase refreshments, mix with the locals and stop to take pictures.
Can I explore Marrakech during my time there? You don’t meet your guides until the evening prior to your expedition. You’ll be collected on the morning of the booked trek. There are lots to do and see in and around Marrakech. As this excursion is for 5 days it would be worthwhile using this time to make most of what Morocco has to offer. However, please message us for some recommendations and advice.
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