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Hiking in Morocco

Explore the wild hidden beauties of the high mountains of North Africa

Wander into the Moroccan mountains and zigzag along the wild trails that are decorated with stunning scenery. The crown of the Moroccan landscape is the Atlas Mountains, which culminate in the imposing peak of Toubkal, the king summit of all Morocco and North Africa. You can visit between March and November for ideal hiking conditions.
 
 
 
 
 

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What people are saying about these trips

Patrick White

5.00

November, 2022

Hike the highest peak in North Africa: Mount Toubkal (4167m)

Had a fantastic time with our guide. Everything was superbly organised. The taxi pick up and drop off were ready for us both times, all meals were fantastic and the route taken was breathtaking. The second day is hard but worthwhile. We both felt that two days was the perfect time as three days prolongs it too much. Cannot recommend this enough.

Xolisa Mapatwana

5.00

September, 2022

Trekking in Morocco: Mount Toubkal & Erg Chebbi Dunes

We took a guided trip through the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara Desert and couldn't have asked for a better company to have done this with. We were fully looked after and had no complaints - just a lifetime of great memories that we left Morocco with. I would highly recommend the booking process through Explore Share!

Hannah Macro

5.00

February, 2022

Climb Mount Toubkal, 2 days trekking in Morocco

We had an incredible 2 day trip up Toubkal, both the views and the trek were amazing. Our guide Mohammad and Sonny were amazing and so helpful and welcoming. We felt well looked after the whole time and enjoyed every minute. The food was plentiful and delicious, and all equipment hired was of high quality. Our stay at the refuge was even better than we imagined it would be, warm and comfy. We had the best time and would highly recommend this trip to anyone else!

Maaike Vanderwegen

5.00

September, 2021

Hike the highest peak in North Africa: Mount Toubkal (4167m)

The guide was very responsive when I tried to find out more about the trip before booking. The trip itself was amazing! The guide was very knowledgeable and loves a good joke as well :) My mom, who isn’t the fittest hiker, joined as well and the guide adapted the pace and was so supportive. Back in Imlil we found out that we had some problems with our rental car and the guide, with the help of some other people nearby, fixed the car for which we are so greatful! Best trip with a great guide! I cannot recommend it more!

Maddison Holder

5.00

July, 2019

2-day Trek to the top of Toubkal (4,167m) in the Atlas Mountains, from Marrakech

Lahcen was an AMAZING guide!! Our group of 6 girls had very mixed fitness levels. He was a great motivator and did what he could to get us to the top! Highly recommend this trip and Lahcen as a guide! Make sure you have good shoes and warm clothes... we wish we would have been more prepared!


 

There are many reasons for choosing Hiking in Morocco

Morocco’s traditions and long-held traditions have been cultivated throughout history emanating from a blend of influences. The majority Islamic country has also been largely impacted by the native Berbers, Andalusians, as well as from colonial times, such as France, Portugal and Spain. Striking examples include Marrakesh, Fes and Rabat.

 

Good to know:

Country code

+212

Currency

Dirham

Language

Arab and Berber, as well as French largely spoken

Best time to visit

Visit between March and November for ideal hiking conditions

What's the weather like?

Morocco has a moderate and subtropical climate, with cool breezes from the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. And the farther inland you travel, the more extreme the temperatures, with colder winters and hotter summers

More info about Hiking in Morocco:

Located in the northwest of Africa, Morocco has a lengthy coastline that covers both the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. It is home to rugged and remote inlands that are punctuated by mountains, while a large section of the southeast is inhabited by the Sahara Desert. The capital of Morocco is Rabat, one of four imperial cities, which rests at the mouth of the Bou Regreg. Its old town, or medina, is listed as a World Heritage Site. The largest city in the country is Casablanca, which has a population of 3.4 million

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