Toubkal Trekking Tour:
DAy1: Casablanca-Marrakech -IMLIL
Upon arrival at the airport in Casablanca, you will meet our assistant who will help you transfer to red city Marrakech.Leaving the city behind we drive south, towards the craggy peaks and plunging valleys of Imlil A village about 64km From MarrakechImlil is the principal trailhead for walkers, and a busy market town at the center of the High Atlas, almost in the shadow of Mt Toubkal (4,167m), the highest point in North Africa. Onarrival to IMLIL the amazing Berber village we have good walk to pension, with a panoramic view over the valley and the peaks west side of ToubkalMountain, after dinner we spend the night at IMLIL.
After breakfast, we start walking to Neltner refuge (3207m). It will include walking up the 82 step zig-zag path and via Aguelzim Pass (3560m) to get to Neltner Refuge. After lunch break we continue our exploration of the High Atlas the view along the way make the journey more than worthwhile. When you reach the summit you will see that the vistas across the surrounding landscape are quite breathtaking. From here there are unrestricted views in every directionas we get closer to our destination you can see the Neltner Mountain Refuge that looks a little like a medieval chateau. Onarrival we spend the night at a lodge.
Today is a day for acclimatization in and around the charming Neltner Valley. To help with this process, we’ll take a short day walk to explore the village and enjoy the mountain’s view, after lunch at a local restaurant we continue toward the mountain lodge where we spend the night after an appetizing dinner.
Today, we begin our trek. Position along the valleyImlil (1740m), we first pass the village, then continue east and across the floodplains our route takes into the high rocky cliffs above the valley. Crossing the river we eventually arrived at the shrine of SIDI CHAMAROUCH, which attracts tourists and pilgrims. The views along the way make the journey worthwhile. When you reach the top of, you will see that the views of the surrounding landscape are quite breathtaking. From here there is a view in all directions, from the plain of Marrakech to the High Atlas to the north and south to the Anti-Atlas and the Sahara. We will retrace our steps when we return down the mountain and head back towards Imlil. After lunch you will be transferred to Marrakech.
Your introduction to Marrakech will begin with a walk through the famous square JEMAA EL FNA and its continuous entertainment where you can meet jugglers, henna tattoo-artists, potion-sellers, musicians, snake-charmers and acrobats you can walk through its souk and MEDINA. Later you can witness an amazing heritage KOUTOUBIA TOWER whose minaret of hispano-moorish style is symbol of the city Next door you can visit Menara Gardens a refreshing and welcoming respite from soaring Moroccan temperatures and busy streets, olive trees are set around a magnificent reflecting pool filled with leaping fish. It is a calm garden scene clear days provide Atlas mountain backdrops. After lunch break you will also visit lush tropical Majorelle gardens, full of cacti, palms and ferns, are the work of painter Jacques Majorelle also you can discover the splendid mansion Bahia Palace with it dazzling interior decoration, painted ceilings and ornate wrought-iron features finally visit the SAADIENS TOMBS magnificently decorated with colorful tiles, Arabic script and elaborate carvings before returning to your hotel.
After breakfast, your English speaking assistant will transfer you to Mohamed V airport in Casablanca.