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Conquer Mount Toubkal

Stand on the summit of North Africa's highest peak, all in a weekend.

Hiking Moderate

27 km
2.5 km
2.5 km
1 day +
Low Point
1.7 km
High Point
4.2 km
Conquer Mount Toubkal Map

A classic. Trek and sweat your way through the Atlas Mountains and catch sunrise from North Africa’s highest mountain, Mount Toubkal (4167m).


Gradually ascend the Toubkal Valley with your eye on the prize: the mountain looms over everything! Enjoy the stunning scenery, pass through traditional Berber farming villages, stay in a mountain refuge and then summit North Africa's highest peak.


• Take on the challenging climb to the summit of Mount Toubkal. Be rewarded with the sunrise of a lifetime.

• Earn views from the Marrakech Plain and High Atlas peaks to the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara.

• Stay in a mountain refuge in the Atlas Mountains and a traditional Moroccan riad in the heart of Marrakech.

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Hiking along trails with some uneven terrain and small hills. Small rocks and roots may be present.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between May and October


  • Alpine
  • Wildlife
  • Historical
  • Picturesque
  • Summit Hike
  • Wild flowers

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