Villages of Toubkal Trek
Morocco, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from £395 (land only) - from €555 (land only) - from $660 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at the group hotel in Marrakech. Complimentary airport transfers are provided for clients arriving on this day. Depending on your arrival time you may have time to explore the old souk and heart of Marrakech. KE Land Only package begins with the evening meal.
Day 2: After breakfast we drive to the foothills of the High Atlas and meet our team of muleteers. The afternoon offers the perfect trekking introduction with a steady ascent to the village of Tararouiste (1600m) perched on the edge of a river gorge. Here we'll check into our gite for the night. Walk distance approx.; 3hours, 300m ascent.
Day 3: A spectacular day of walking including two pass crossings - the Tizi n'Tfourikhte (2100m) and Tizi n'Guidi (2000m). We'll take our time to admire the views as both offer superb panoramas of the High Atlas Mountains. Our descent takes us through groves of walnut, almond and figs and at Aslam (1800m) we'll check into our gite for the night. Walk distance approx; 5hrs, 560m ascent & 400m descent.
Day 4: Today we walk through a timeless landscape where local daily routines haven't changed in the past century. After we cross the Col d'Amslam we descend to the Tkent valley and the large village of Tizgui (1930m). Today's we'll see walnut, apple and juniper trees. Our gite is situated in the village of Tiziane (1500m). Walk distance approx; 5-6hrs, 400m ascent & 500m descent.
Day 5: The walking today offers us the chance to water mills along the trail traditionally grinding wheat and corn. On arriving at Ouseem, we'll check into our gite, complete with hot showers and a hammam! The afternoon takes us to the waterfalls at Irgholiden (2300m) - the highest in the area and after admiring the falls we return back to our gite. Walk distance approx; 6hrs, 400m descent.
Day 6: Today we leave the beautiful Azaden valley and walk in the direction of the Ait Mizane valley via the tizi N'Zik Pass (2490m). The extensive views from the top are stunning with extensive views across to Imlil and Jebel Oukaimedem. We head back down to civilization where we enjoy a night in a tourist guest house with hot showers! Walks distance approx; 5hrs, 550m ascent & 400m descent.
Day 7: A short brief walk brings us to our transport for the drive back to Marrakech. Arriving before lunchtime we'll have time for sightseeing around the Djemaa-el-Fna and souks with an English speaking guide. In the evening we'll rendezvous for a celebratory dinner to round off our trekking week.
Day 8: KE Land Only package ends after breakfast. Complimentary airport transfers are provided for clients departing on this day.
GPS Trip Data
Click on the link below to view the detailed stats for this holiday via Garmin Connect. Tracked using a Garmin etrex20 you can see detailed mapping of the route, daily distances travelled, the total ascent and descent each day and maximum altitude.