Days
8
Style
Active
From
675AUD

Mount Toubkal Trek

The highest peak of the Atlas Mountain Range, and the highest mountain in North Africa, Toubkal is a formidable opponent, but one that the Moroccan locals have conquered long ago. Partnered with these experienced locals, we invite you to challenge yourself on this trek, experiencing the mountain and the sights it offers along the way. We also invite you to get to know your enthusiastic guide, who will undoubtedly become your friend by the end of the journey, as he is your key to unlocking the best mountain views in the country. This is a trek for the daring and the adventurous, and one that will continue to reward you for the rest of your life with exhilarating and fond memories.

Start
Marrakech
Finish
Marrakech
Ages
Min 15
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Group size
Min 2, Max 12


Highlights

  • • Watch from a rooftop cafe as the Djemaa el-Fna comes alive at dusk
    • Experience Berber culture in the mountain villages of the Atlas Mountains
    • Ascend to dizzying heights to reach the summit of North Africa’s highest peak
    • Enjoy a walking tour of Marrakech’s famous sites and seemingly endless souks

Itinerary

Marrakech is more than a sightseeing adventure, it's an experience. Be thrilled by spectacular view of bright colors of spice market, appetizing delicacies, perfumed gardens, and be entertained by amazing musicians and acrobats.
Its early morning of day one and our schedule kicks off with an orientation meeting where your leaders are going to brief you on information about the trip. Breakfast will be served.
Afterwards, your day's journey starts with departing from Marrakech and going through Tahanoute which is a marketplace with a rich history. The experience begins as you'll notice a change in landscape, disappearing plains and the spectacular view of the magnificent Atlas Mountains which have peaks covered with snow will gradually take over the scene.
It's on this day that we start our ascent to Mount Toubkal, normally this is a two days walk and is usually done during the warm summer season that is the months of June to September since other parts of the year the weather of the place is unfavorable, excessive snow.
There are many amazing point of interest for you to visit, all at your disposal. You can as well choose to take a tour of Medina, visit Palais De la Bahia, Dar Si Said among others to get to interact with the Moroccan people and culture to give you an ultimate Moroccan experience.

Inclusions

Meals

7 breakfasts, 3 lunch, 4 dinners

Transport

Transport in 4x4 land cruiser or mini van

Accommodation

Hotel (3 nights), mountain gîtes (3 nights), camping (1 night, 2-man tents)

Included activities

• Guided tour of Marrakech
• Atlas Mountains trek with a qualified mountain guide
• Walk in spectacular mountain scenery
• Taste delicious local cuisine
• Camp in the great outdoors
• Summit the spectacular peak of Mt Toubkal

Dates
28 Apr 2017 5 May 2017

DEPARTURE GUARANTEED

AUD $575

Total price per person twin share.


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About Us

Each of us involved with Balthazar Tours started off in a humble way, working for a major international tourism group that operated in our home country of Morocco for many years. We were tour guides, drivers and planners. We were deeply in love with our country and we loved sharing it with people from across the world. However, we were concerned about lack of