Mount Toubkal and Berber Villages: 5 nights/6 days


Spend 6 days hiking in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. The unspoilt beauty of the Ousertek Valley, which is home to the famous Berber tribes of Africa, is best explored on-foot. Your trail will lead you through Walnut groves, terraced fields and thundering waterfalls, you will stop amidst the beautiful scenery to enjoy a picnics in a Berber villages. Get a better insight into the local culture as you stay in a Moroccan style Berber home in the village of Gliz and in Tachdirth, see women at work, groves of almond and walnut trees and centuries-old terraced irrigated fields. Brace yourself for a steep climb to the highest peak in the Maghreb from where you can enjoy splendid views of the Atlas Mountains.
This exhilarating tour shows you a side of Morocco which many tourists never see.

Duration 6 days
Departure & Return Location Marrakech
Meeting Time 9 am
Grade: challenging


  • Discover the beauty of the Atlas Mountains
  • Visit Berber villages and enjoy local hospitality
  • Climb the highest peak in Morocco and North Africa


We organize Marrakech Atlas trek to Toubkal with depart from your hotel and we drive to Imi-oughlad where we meet our team : carriers, cook …, After loading the mules, towards the Valley Imenane continuing to rise slowly over Tizi n Lbour and down into to Imeskar village for Lunch. After lunch we then carry on across the small Valley in the shadow of several huge walnut trees, an easy climb without technical difficulties into village Tinghar then we continue to climb towards the village of Tidili night and the small village of Gliz . 5-6 hours
A short climb to cross Tizi-n-Oukaimden by a forest of juniper, a magnificent view over the Valley Ousrtik and distant peaks of mass Toubkal then by passes the mountain of Okaimden at 3700m. Lunch on shortly after the station Ski , the highest in North Africa. And by the collar Eddi join the beautiful Valley High Atlas Tachddirt splendid view of the mountains and the Valley an easy descent back to our village at night lodging Tachdirth. Duration: 6 hours.
After breakfast , we set off down the Assif imnane Valley , passing throught several Berber hamlets and thence up to the Tizi' n’ Ageursiwal (2000m).once through the col we shall now go down more winding mule tracks leading to the village of Aguersiwal (lunch spot ) set off up the Valley of Matat, allow another hour to get up the Valley to Matat . 5 hours walking.
From Matat you will set off an a 6 hour trek out of the Matat Valley and into the Azzadene Valley. Along the way you will pass Tizi Oudite at 2,250m, the Ait Aissa Village, Tizi Oussem Village and into Azib n’Tansoult . Overnight in the Azib Tamsoult mountain refuge at 2300m.
Today involves a fairly stiff climb through Ighouliden waterfalls out of the Azzadene Valley to the Toubkal Refuge over the Aguelzim Mountain pass at 3,560m. Lunch will be taken with spectacular views over the Atlas Mountain Range. Overnight in the Toubkal Refuge (Niltner Hut) where you’ll likely be sharing a bunk room with othe trekkers tackling Toubkal early the next morning- 6 hours.
Up early for the climb up Toubkal (4,167m) from where, clouds allowing, you’ll have wonderful views over the Atlas Range and the Sahara Desert then a long way back down past the refuge and the well-worn path back to Imlil. This is a fairly long day with 8-9 hours of trekking, involving 900m up then almost 2,500m back down to Imlil! You will normally be dropped off at around 5.00pm in Marrakech - 9hours. Thank you for taking a guided 6 days Marrakech to Toubkal trek with experienced travel company ,at the end of trek we transfer you to your hotel in Imlil , Marrakech or to the airport ,and our Atlas hike finishes.

Price Includes

  • Private round-trip transportation from Marrakech
  • Guide
  • Mule for luggage
  • Cook and cooking equipment
  • Food
  • Accommodation

Price Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips