DAY 1: MARRAKECH
Meeting at the airport and transfer to your riad or hotel. Hotel Accommodation riad – an authentic Moroccan house with a traditional interior and access to the roof, located a few minutes from the main square. Free time to visit the medina of Marrakech, the bazaar, the central area with the largest mosque Koutoubia. Bed and breakfast.
DAY 2: MARRAKECH – OUKAIMEDEN (3200M) – TACHDIRTE (2314M)
After breakfast at the hotel in Marrakech, we drive towards the ski station of Oukaimeden, crossing the beautiful Ourika valley enjoying the panoramic view of the typical Berber villages along the way. When we arrive at the starting point, we will meet the team of the guide and muleteer. We visit the rock carvings and then have lunch before settling out to climb Oukaimeden, summit (3200m), enjoy the stunning view over Imnane valley & Toubkal Mountains. Our walk takes us down toTizi n’Addi pass (2800m) and continues along a mule path down to Tachdirte village (2314m). Overnight and Dinner at the Guest house. 2hrs drive, 5hrs walking.
DAY 3: TACHDIRTE (2314M) – IMLIL (1740M)
An easy walking journey through Ouanskra village, Tamguiste & Tinghrine with a walk up to Tizi n’ Tamaterte pass (2279m). Enjoy the panoramic view over Imnane & Imlil valley as well as Toubkal summit (4167m). We continue through the forest of Tidli, cross Tagadirte village and walk down to TargaImoula village. Overnight at the guest house.
Optional: climb Jebel Assaoul summit (2700m) before walking down to Imlil.
DAY 4: IMLIL – AREMD – SIDI CHAMHAROUCH (2450M) – TOUBKAL REFUGE (3200M)
Departure in the morning to Toubkal refuge passing by the shrine at Sidi Chamharouch for a visit and then continue along the mule path to the base camp. Overnight at the refuge. 5hrs walking.
DAY 5: REFUGE – TOUBKAL SUMMIT 4176M – TAMSOULTE (2200M)
An early breakfast will be served around 4.30am and we leave at 5am for a slow climb to the summit through the zigzagging path on the route uphill, arrival to the top after 3hrs. Enjoy the spectacular views from the summit over the surrounding High Atlas Mountains and its valleys & Berber villages. We return down to the refuge (3200m) for lunch. In the afternoon we continue through Aguelzim pass (3690m) with it´s stunning views over Imlil and Azzaden valley, then down to Tamsoulte basecamp (2200m) visiting the waterfalls on the way. Overnight at the Inn. 7hrs Walk.
DAY 6: TAMSOULTE (2200M) – ID ISSA (1800M) – TIZI N’TACHT (2000M) – IMI OUGHLAD(1350M)
After breakfast, we walk down along the magnificent valley of Azzaden inhabited by the Ait Ouazzaden tribe where we can enjoy the multicoloured landscape of the area and visit the Berber villages to have mint tea at the Berber house. We continue via Id Issa village and then walk up Tizi n’Tachte pass, here there are panoramic views over Oued Ghighaya and Oukaimeden. On down to Imi Oughlad village where the trek ends. We drive back directly to Marrakech.
DAY 7: MARRAKECH
Free day in Marrakech or guided visit of the Medina, historical monuments, souks & gardens (optional). Enjoy some time shopping and bargaining for some artisan gifts to take home with you.
DAY 8: MARRAKECH – AIRPORT
Departure Transfer to the Airport.