Around The Toubkal
Trekking Mount Toubkal is one of the challenging experiences for the reason it is highest peak in North Africa. For trekking lovers it poses a heart-warming challenging walk expanded to two to three days. On way up to mountain top some spectacular views await the trekkers. The peak is situated 42 miles (64 km) south of Marrakech in the High Atlas (Haut Atlas).It takes a day drive from Marrakech to reach here through Imlil and then to trek to Toubkal Refuge passing through Aremd & the Mizane Valley.
On way to Mount Toubkal, come the snowy peaks and deep valleys of the Toubkal Massif towards south leading to Haouz Plain further pass through the small town of Asni, yet another place highlighting Berber culture. From there the road leads to the foothills of the Massif with the valley of the Oued bellow ending at the village of Imlil. From here the trek starts heading along the Mizane Valley to village of Aremd and then onto the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. Aremd is the largest village in the valley and offers a very fascinating view of households with traditional terraced farming and streets.
From here you can have a remarkable journey towards Marrakesh Plain to the High Atlas in the north and as far south as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. While trekking towards the peak, one can find that lower slopes of the mountain are overgrazed while on the higher slopes Juniper forests covering the mountain succeeded by alpine meadows. The peak is the central attraction of Toubkal National Park, an area noted for its winter skiing and summer hiking.
Trekking was born from an alliance between the legendary Atlas Mountains, humanist values and a sporting attitude. This trek around the Toubkal offers you a sequence of landscapes, villages, mountain paths, hospitality…As you go along, you will build up a real dialogue with nature and the finest paths in the Atlas Mountains.
MORE ABOUT TOUBKAL
Toubkal or Tubkal (Berber: ⵜⵓⴱⴽⴰⵍ, Tubkal, or ⵜⵓⴱⵇⴰⵍ, Tubqal; Arabic: توبقال) is a mountain peak in southwestern Morocco, located in the Toubkal National Park. At 4,167 metres (13,671 ft), it is the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains and in North Africa. It is an ultra prominent peak located 63 km south of the city of Marrakesh, and is a popular destination for climbers.
– The highest summit in the Maghreb
– Camping in the high mountains
– The know-how and experienced local team
– The Berber villages of the High Atlas