Mount Toubkal Trek

7 Days | Experience Marrakech and the Atlas Mountains

4.9 out of 5 based on 53 reviews submitted.
Walking & Trekking
EUR €555
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From the bustling markets to the Atlas Mountains, this seven-day trip combines city sights and mountain trekking. This action-packed trip will immerse you in mazelike Marrakech, introduce you to Amazigh culture and see you summiting Mt Toubkal. Stay in mountain gites and hiking huts, trek through spectacular mountain scenery and reach the ‘roof of North Africa’ with an expert crew and trusty pack mules. See two very different sides of Morocco in just one week.

Trip overview

Map of Mount Toubkal Trek including Morocco
Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakech, Morocco
Walking & Trekking
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Min 15
Group size
Min 1 - Max 12
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This trip generates 28.48 kg of CO2-e per person per day.
We offset these emissions on your behalf. But we know that is not enough, so we also have a carbon reduction target.

Why you'll love this trip
  • Strap on your hiking shoes and summit the highest peak in North Africa, Mt Toubkal, with your local expert guide leading the way. Pass the pilgrimage site of Sidi Chamarouchou on your way to basecamp and then wake up early the next day to take on the final summit.
  • Get a real taste of adventure as your trek through the rugged Atlas Mountains and marvel at the spectacular scenery at every turn (with views across the mountain ranges, Sahara and Atlantic coast on a clear day) with a trusty pack of mules heading up your crew.
  • Experience local life after hiking to your accommodation in a traditional gite (house) in an Amazigh village nestled high in the Atlas Mountains.
  • Embrace the vibrant souqs, sights, sounds and smells of Marrakech on a walking tour of the Medina and visit to Bahia Palace. With your local guide leading the way, you'll uncover all of the best spots and learn more about their culture as you go.
  • With plenty of free time and optional extras in Marrakech, you can explore at your own pace and delve into the parts of this intriguing city that interest you the most.
  • By travelling on this trip, you’ll directly support our Intrepid Foundation partner, Education for All. Donations help them support girls in the High Atlas Mountains through secondary school, bringing a generation of women out of the cycle of illiteracy, poverty and early marriage.

Is this trip right for you?
  • In 2023, Ramadan will take place from 22 March to 21 April. Travelling during this holy month can be a rewarding cultural experience, however some regular services may not be available during the daytime, such as restaurants or coffee bars, and occasionally travel can be disrupted by events. Your leader will adjust the itinerary accordingly, but please consider your travel arrangements carefully before booking travel for this period.
  • This is a trekking trip. In order to reach the summit of Mount Toubkal, you need to be reasonably fit and healthy. Previous mountain climbing or hiking experience is recommended.
  • The summit of Mt Toubkal is 4167 metres (13,671 feet) above sea level. At this height you may experience symptoms of altitude sickness. Please see the ‘Medical and health information’ section of the Essential Trip Information for more.


This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2023 to 31 December 2023.

View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2024 - 31 December 2024

Map of Mount Toubkal Trek including Morocco



6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners


Private minibus, walking


Hotel (3 nights), Mountain Gite (2 night), Mountain Refuge (1 nights)

  • Imlil to Aroumd guided trek
  • Imlil to Mount Toubkal Basecamp guided hike
  • Mount Toubkal guided summit trek
  • Marrakech - Medina walking tour
  • Marrakech - Palais Bahia
Add on activities
  • Marrakech - Luxury Spa Hammam & Massage - MAD750
  • Marrakech - A Taste Of Marrakech: Inside the Medina Urban Adventure - MAD605
  • Marrakech - Hot Air Balloon Ride - MAD2050
  • Marrakech - Heart of the Atlas Mountains cycling day trip with lunch - MAD2000
  • Marrakech - Palmery Cycling Tour - MAD350
  • Marrakech - Tajine Cookery Class Urban Adventure. - MAD640
  • Marrakech - Quad Biking the Rock Desert & Palmgrove - MAD715
  • Marrakech - Magical Marrakech City Cycling Tour - MAD350
  • Marrakech - Quad Biking Barrage Lalla Takerkoust - MAD1650

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Important notes

1. A single supplement is available if you’d prefer not to share a room on this trip. The single supplement exclude Days 2, 4 (Mountain Gite) and Day 3 (Mountain Refuge) where you will be in shared accommodation and is subject to availability. Please also note that there are a limited amount of single supplements available per trip departure. If you would like to book a single supplement and enquire about availability please lease speak to your booking agent for further information.
2. This is a trekking trip, so the physical demands are higher here than for other trips. In order to reach the summit of Mount Toubkal, you need to be reasonably fit and healthy. Previous mountain climbing or walking experience will help you during this trip.
3. A 'Passenger Self Assessment Form' is required to be completed for this trip. Please ask your Travel Consultant for details.
4. Parts of your trip go above 2800 meters / 9200 feet where it is common for travelers to experience some adverse health effects due to the altitude.

Essential Trip Information

Want an in-depth insight into this trip? Essential Trip Information provides a detailed itinerary, visa info, how to get to your hotel, what's included - pretty much everything you need to know about this adventure and more.

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4.9 out of 5 based on 53 reviews submitted.
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Ilona · Traveled August 2023
Very much enjoyed this trip with a great group, and a great guide Omar. The hiking definitely requires a decent level of fitness, especially when descending on scree, so good to be aware of that in advance. The gite in Aroumd is vey peaceful, and the views of the night sky in the mountains are incredible! Note that travelling in August, Marrakech is very hot, so this part of the trip was a little less comfortable, but the temperatures in the mountains were lovely. Would definitely recommend this trip for anyone outdoorsy who wants to see the more peaceful side of Morocco!
Review submitted 26 Aug 2023

Guadalupe · Traveled August 2023
This trek was amazing and so well organized. Omar was kind and very approachable. He made sure that every single one of us made it to the summit and back down safely.
Review submitted 16 Aug 2023

Daniel · Traveled August 2023
The trip has really changed my perception of Morrocco. I thought of the country to be like what is seen in the films with the souks. However, to stand at the top in the majesty of the Atlas as the sun rose was a perfect honeymoon experience. One I will cherish forever - Thank you Intrepid. Our guide Omar Ait Ahmad was the catalyst that made the trip exceptional, it was his enthusiasm and professionalism that made this trip 5 stars for me.
Review submitted 16 Aug 2023

Alberto · Traveled July 2023
Kindly suggest to take intrepid tours at least once in your life!
Review submitted 04 Aug 2023

Matthew · Traveled July 2023
This was an affordable and amazing trek, highly recommend.
Review submitted 03 Aug 2023
Mount Toubkal Trek
EUR €555