3-Day Mt. Toubkal Ascent Trek

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3-Day Mt. Toubkal Guided Hike

Mount Toubkal attracts mountaineers and adventurers from all around the world not only because it is the highest mountain in the Atlas and Northern Africa, but also because the route to the top is breath-taking. On your hiking trail to the summit, marvelous valleys, vast dazzling landscapes and authentic Berber villages await! All of these and more can be seen on our three-day Mount Toubkal trek. The extra advantage of this hike is that you just require a fair level of fitness because it is more of a modest trek than a severe mountain ascent. However, Mount Toubkal difficulty in the winter requires more trekking skills.


  • Drive along the Haouz Plains from Mrrakech to Imlil
  • Climb uphill to the majestic Azzaden Valley
  • Cross Aguelzim pass to Toubkal Mount Refuge
  • Early morning hike to Toubkal Summit
  • Climb down to Imlil village, then back to Marrakech

Mount Toubkal 3 Days Ascent Trek Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil - Toubkal Hut

    (6 Hours Hike)

    Your 3-day Mt. Toubkal trekking adventure will begin with a 09h00 AM pick up from your Marrakech hotel or Riad. After a 90 minutes drive towards the High Atlas Mountains, you will reach the Berber village of Imlil (1740 m).
    Meet your Atlas trekking guide and muleteer who will load your belongings on the back of the mules, and assist you rent hiking gear should you need any.
    Leaving Imlil Valley behind, you will start your expedition by hiking up to Tizi N Mzik pass (2489 m). The latter offers a panoramic view of the mountains surrounding the area and Azaden Valley. Enjoy a picnic lunch Inside the Jeneper Forest.
    After some rest, continue along Azzaden Valley to Tamssoulte village (2250 m), where you will spend the night at a local hut.

  • Day 2: Toubkal Hut - Aguelzim Pass - Toubkal Hut

    (7 Hours Hike)

    Our destination for today will be Toubkal refuge, which is located at the foothill of the Toubkal Mount.
    We will first climb to Aguelzim Pass (3560 m) past Ighouliden waterfalls. After a picnic lunch with spectacular views of the High Atlas Mountains, we continue to Toubkal Mountain Refuge where we will be spending the night.
    Please keep in mind that the accommodation there is very basic, however, it has the important things you may need.
    During summer time and if Mount Toubkal weather permits, we usually opt for a camp at the refuge. Get a good night sleep, rest well and get ready for the big day tomorrow.

  • Day 3: Mt. Toubkal Summit - Imlil - Marrakech

    (9 Hours Hike)

    Today is the day! You will face the eminent summit of the highest mountain in North Africa- Toubkal Mount. We will take advantage of an early morning start to climb the mountain; we would like to prevent the heated sunrays for as long possible. As you might have predicted before, the routes up to the mountain are a bit challenging depending on the season.
    When you get to Toubkal summit (4167m), you will feel yourself over the moon, as you watch the most fabulous and magnificent views of the Atlas Mountain range and Berber villages from one side, and the Sahara desert from the other! The views from the summit will make any difficulties you faced on your way to the top worth it! We will spend some time ruminating upon the breath-taking views of Toubkal summit, and then retracing our way back to Imlil past the Toubkal refuge where lunch will be taken.
    Today is a rather long day of hiking, covering 900m up early morning and nearly 2,500m back down to Imlil!
    Meet your driver for a smooth transfer back to Marrakech, where your 3-day Atlas Mountain trek will come to an end.

Return transfer from Marrakech to Imlil ( A/C modern vehicle )

Local licensed English / French speaking mountain guide

Mules for luggage and meals transportation

First night at Lepiney Village shelter

Overnight at Toubkal refuge

Meals and mineral water (full board)

Not included
Hiking equipment

Personal expenses

3-Day Toubkal Summit Hike Prices:

Number of Participants 1 2 3 4 5 6 7-9 10-13 14-17
Price per person 470€ 300€ 260€ 230€ 220€ 210€ 205€ 200€ 195€
Number of Participants Price per person
1 470€
2 300€
3 260€
4 230€
5 220€
6 210€
7-9 205€
10-13 200€
14-17 195€
Frequently Asked Questions
Leon C – Feb 2021:

Our 3-day Toubkal ascent trek was wonderfully organized by Marrakech Desert Trips, from the trekking guide to the transportation, meals, and lodging. Ahmed, our guide, is a kind person who is always willing to help. His top goal is your safety and enjoyment. This is a journey you shouldn't miss if you're the sort of traveller that enjoys immersing oneself in the local community and being among the people. I am astounded by the Berber people's compassion. The landscape is vastly different from that of Morocco's major cities.

Bonnie L – Nov 2021:

Everything was nearly served to you on a platter, which was extremely remarkable. Imlil's transfer was on time at 8 a.m. The accommodation in Toubkal hut was fantastic, with all of the employees being really kind and the food being delicious. The hike to the summit was pretty challenging, but the guide followed our pace. A mule transports all of your stuff to Toubkal refuge, leaving us with only water, sun lotion, and snacks to carry. This was a huge assistance, and the muleteer also prepared some delicious cuisine. This service is highly recommended by us.

Nathan K – May 2021:

Hiking Toubkal summit with our guide Ahmed made us feel quite comfortable. We left the basecamp at 5 a.m. and arrived at the summit just as the sun was rising. Because it was so lovely, I sobbed at the top. Nidal messaged us immediately after we booked and answered any questions we had.

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