Stunning views over the Atlas summit can be seen from Aguelzim Mountain, located above the Azzaden Valley. Due to the elevation, the trek is considered to be one of the hardest, but also one of the most beautiful. Join an English-speaking guide on a 3-day ascent for an adventure of a lifetime!
Day 1: Marrakech – Imlil – Azzaden valley – Tamsoult Refuge
Once the transfer from Marrakech to Imlil is complete, we will trek from Imlil Valley into the Azzaden Valley, taking approximately 6 hours. At 2,450 meters you will pass Tizi n’Mzik, the refuge at Azib n’Tansoult and the Ighouliden waterfalls. You will spend the night in the Lipeney mountain refuge or before Azib n Tamsoult.
Day 2: Tamsoult Refuge – Aguelzim Pass (3650) – Toubkal Refuge
You will start today out with a climb out of the Azzaden Valley to the Toubkal refuge and over the Aguelzim mountain pass at 3,560 meters. Enjoy a lunch surrounded by spectacular views ofthe Atlas mountain range. You will spend the night bunking with other trekkers in the Toubkal refuge (Neltner Hut).
Day 3: Toubkal Refuge – Toubkal summit – Imlil – Marrakech
Starting early, you will climb up Toubkal (4,167 meters) from where on a clear day you will have the most spectacular view over the Atlas Mountain range and the Sahara desert. You will then begin the long way back to Imlil (approximately 2,500 meters).
Mules are provided for carrying luggage, as well as meals, cooks, and accommodations.
At the end of the trek you will normally be dropped off around 5.00 pm in Marrakech. We look forward to guiding you!
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Rachid is an experienced mountain guide through the mountains of Morocco, safely guiding many tours and showing the majesty of the mountains. He organizes trekking trips within Morocco’s High Atlas Mountains emphasizing a community-friendly approach. His trekking options include Mount Toubkal ascent, walking the High Atlas valleys, and treks through Berber villages revealing the breathtaking quiet beauty of adjacent valleys. Our activities rely on the knowledge, strong limbs and hospitality of the Berber people, who work as local guides, muleteers and accommodation providers. We believe they are the people who can tell the most about their culture, traditions and way of life to make the whole trekking experience unique and authentic. As an organizer of community-friendly trekking, Rachid creates job opportunities for the locals and raises money for community projects.