The following Itineraries are sample tour options for Trekking in the High Atlas:

Kasbah Toubkal and Lodge

Day 1 – Transfer from Marrakech to the Berber village of Imlil that lies at the edge of Toubkal National Park.  There is the option to transfer, via Ourika valley and across the mountains, or take the shorter direct route (1.5hrs drive).  Day to acclimatise to the altitude (1740m).   Overnight in Kasbah Toubkal

Day 2 – Hike with a Mountain Guide from Imlil to Kasbah Toubkal’s Mountain Lodge.  The short trail takes around 4hrs and you walk at your own pace with no pressure to walk faster than you are comfortable with as you have all day with a break for comfort and lunch.  The guide can amend the route if you want a longer or more challenging day’s hike 5-6hrs.  Overnight in Kasbah Toubkal’s Mountain Lodge

Day 3 – Hike back to Imlil with picnic lunch – you can agree with your Mountain Guide which trail to follow.  Overnight in Kasbah Toubkal

Day 4 – Morning to relax and after lunch transfer to Marrakech or perhaps across to the coastal town of Essaouira for a few days before returning to Marrakech.

Mount Toubkal Ascent from Marrakech (4 days)

Day 1 – Transfer from Marrakech to the Berber village of Imlil that lies at the edge of Toubkal National Park.  There is the option to transfer, via Ourika valley and across the mountains, or take the shorter direct route (1.5hrs drive).  Day to acclimatise to the altitude (1740m).   Overnight in Hotel or Guesthouse.

Day 2 – Hike with a Mountain Guide from Imlil to base camp (3106m) via Sidi Chamarouch with a picnic lunch.  5-6hrs hike with a good level of fitness.  Overnight in Mountain Refuge.

Day 3 – Early ascent of Mount Toubkal (4167m) and hike back to Imlil.  Overnight in Hotel or Guesthouse.

Day 4 – Day to relax in the mountains and after lunch transfer back to Marrakech.

Atlas Trek with Toubkal Summit (7 days)

Day 1 – Transfer from Marrakech to the Berber village of Imlil that lies at the edge of Toubkal National Park.  There is the option to transfer, via Ourika valley and across the mountains, or take the shorter direct route (1.5hrs drive).  Day to acclimatise to the altitude (1740m).  Overnight in Mountain Refuge.

Day 2 – Imlil to Oukaimeden (winter ski station and summer migration of livestock for the Imnane villages) passing by Tizi-n-Tamatert and Tizi-n-Addi (2900m).  6 Hours walking.  Overnight in Berber Family Guesthouse or wild camp.

Day 3 – Oukaimden to Imsker, via Tizi-n-Oukaimeden (2400m) passing by the villages of Ousertak valley.  6 Hours walking.  Overnight in Berber Family Guesthouse or wild camp.

Day 4 – Imsker to Ait Aissa by Tizi-n-Tacht (2450m) and Azzaden village.  5 Hours walking.  Overnight in Berber Family Guesthouse or wild camp.

Day 5 – Ait Aissa to Aremd passing Tizi-n-Tizikert (2800m). Overnight Aremd (1900m).  6 Hours walking.  Overnight in Berber Family Guesthouse or wild camp.

Day 6 – Aremd to Neltner Refuge passing by Sidi Chamharouche.  5 Hours walking.  Overnight in Mountain Refuge.

Day 7 – Early ascent of Mount Toubkal (4167m) and hike back to Imlil. Return transfer to Marrakech.