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

Mount Toubkal hike
Mount Toubkal hike
Mount Toubkal hike
Mount Toubkal hike
Mount Toubkal hike

Capture the highest summit in North Africa, Mount Toubkal with Lahcen, a certified mountain guide. Witness incredible vistas of the High Atlas on this 2-day easy trek.



2 Days

Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct


All Levels


  • Hike the highest mountain in North Africa.
  • Witness exceptional vistas of the neighbouring peaks from the summit.
  • Meet and learn about the natives of Morocco.


I will take you to the summit of Mount Toubkal, the highest peak in North Africa, on this two-day journey. Located in southwestern Morocco, Toubkal is the highest summit of the Atlas mountains as well.

It is an easy hike designed for keen walkers as the ascent doesn’t involve climbing. But, it does include some easy scrambling and ascending snow slopes. And you’ll also meet and learn about the natives of Morocco as you traverse the mountain villages on the way.

The tour begins and ends in the vibrant city of Marrakesh. From here, we’ll head towards the mountain town of Imlil, the starting point of our trek.

The first day is spent hiking towards the Neltner Refuge. You’ll witness breathtaking vistas along the way. The second day, we’ll attempt the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in North Africa.

Don’t forget to bring along your camera as the views from the summit are spectacular! You’ll see unobstructed views of the Marrakesh Plain and the High Atlas in the north and the sight goes as far as the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara in the south.

And you don’t need any previous climbing experience to venture on this incredible trip. You’ll be fine as long as you are fit.

So, what are you waiting for? Get in touch now to have an unforgettable experience of hiking to the summit of the highest mountain in North Africa. I will be waiting for your message.

And if you wish to have an authentic Moroccan experience, do check out this hike to a traditional Berber village in the High Atlas.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

- Group porters

- Breakfast

- Lunch

- Dinner

Price details

Price per person. Includes: Transport to and from Marrakech.

Not Included:

Personal Insurance,

Tip &



Day 1: From Imlil to Neltner Refuge

We’ll transfer from Marrakech to Imlil at 1740m, the starting point of our trek. From here, we’ll continue towards the Neltner Refuge at 3207m. Overnight at the refuge.

Day 2: Hike to the summit and return to Marrakech

Early morning, we’ll attempt the summit of Jebel Toukbal, the highest peak in Northern Africa. The trail leads up the south cirque, crossing the stream above the refuge. It is a straight walk but the scree and the altitude will add to the adventure.

The summit offers breathtaking vistas of the surrounding landscape including the Marrakesh Plain and the High Atlas in the north and the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara in the south. You will reflect on this incredible journey as you head back towards Imlil. We’ll then transfer you back to Marrakech.

Duration: 9 to 10 hours of walking.




Mountain Hut

Meeting point

Marrakech Hotel

Equipment you will need to bring




Watter bottle

Frequently Asked Questions

 How difficult is the ascent of Mt Toubkal?

 What is included in the price I'll be paying here? What's not included?

 How is the transfer organized from Marrakech to Imlil & back?

 Which languages do the guides speak? Where are you based?

 What should I take with me?

 Do you offer other activities / tours that I could do before or after the ascent of Mt Toubkal?

 Can I join a group?

About the guide

I'm a licensed tour guide accredited by the Moroccan Ministry of Tourism. I speak English and French and have in-depth knowledge of what the city of Imlil has to offer.

My ultimate goal is to provide the most worthwhile and enriching tour experience for local and foreign guests alike and to make a significant contribution to Imlil's local tourism industry.

I’m proud of my culture and I enjoy sharing my experiences and knowledge with anyone interested in learning about Morocco. I have an open and very friendly personality and my customers’ satisfaction is my number one priority.

I am also the founder of the Authentic Toubkal Lodge.


French | English | Arabic


Imlil Marrakech Tensift El Haouz Region, Morocco

What people are saying about this trip



November, 2022

This was the highlight of our Morroco trip! Lahcen and his team were AMAZING 👏🏼 Mount Toubkal NEEDS to be on your list if you are visiting the area 🏔️ Thank you!

Patrick White


November, 2022

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.



September, 2022

Rachid was a fantastic mountain guide for this ascent! Lahcen was very communicative and punctual in coordinating our ascent, and this experience exceeded my expectations. If you’re interested in summiting Toubkal with an extremely knowledgeable and personable team, Lahcen and Rachid are your guys!!!



May, 2022

Great guide, very good at adjusting the walking pace to your pace. Positive and caring. amazing food and snacks! and went out of their way to do a birthday cake for one of our groups birthday!



November, 2021

Lahcen et les membres de son équipe sont très professionnels. Organisation impecable, accueil chaleureux. Le guide qui nous a accompagné - Ibrahim / Abdou est à l'écoute, attentif et amical. Il nous a partagé de son connaissance sur les montagnes et la culture du région L'expérience de Toubkal est magnifique. Je recommande vivement !

Maaike Vanderwegen


September, 2021

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!



February, 2020

We had such a great time with the best guide Hamid and we enjoyed every minute of this trip. Also food prepared by the other Hamid was delicous and made Toubkal hike even more perfect. Thank you for this experience!


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