Toubkal Circuit, Morocco

The Hiking Life:

Distance : 60km (72km if you include an ascent of Jebel Toubkal).

Avg.Time : 4–6 days

Start / Finish: Imlil

Regular public transport available to and from Marrakech.
Season :

Late spring and early autumn are the ideal times to do this trek. Summer, despite the heat and lack of water, is peak season and is often inundated with foreign trekking groups. …

Toubkal Circuit, Morocco, 2008




There are a number of guidebooks available. Route finding is not all that difficult. You can do it alone unless you opt to climb the highest mountain in north Africa on the same trip.


4 Replies to “Toubkal Circuit, Morocco”

  1. fantastic trek, superb guides, for Atlas mountain treks these are the ones

    Hamid Idbelaid & Atlas mountain tours nailed it for us. We were two women and two 10 yr old children. We went on a three day 2 night trek. Next time we would do 3 nights 4 days (as they actually recommended). The guide was brahim, the cook was Hamid and the muleteer Brahmin (sorry guys if I’ve spelt your names wrong). They made the experience from start to finish; they were professional, informative and totally committed to making our time work. This meant brilliant food, great local knowledge and insights, humour, patience. They were fantastic with the kids, funny and kind. It was tough the first day as unusually for the time of year it hailed, rained and snowed for the first day. We were walking for many hours (our choice) and it could have been pretty grim but they kept our spirits and speed up and we made it to the gite. They organised huge numbers of blankets, cooked great food and were flexible about the plans for the next days. The mountains were beautiful, the villages were fascinatinmg, the people were very friendly, but what made the trek were Brahim, Hamid. I would totally recommend them and this amazing area at:

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