5 days off work
Up to 14 people
Marrakech Menara Airport
Scramble to the top of Mt Toubkal (4167m) and the double summits of Mt Ouanoukrim: Timzguida (4089m) and Ras (4083m)
Hike through the Imlil Valley alongside Berber guides and your very own mule train
Stay in a classic Marrakech riad and scenic mountain refuges built in incredible locations
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The experience of climbing Mount Toubkal is unique and is one that you should not miss. The mountain is the tallest in Northern Africa at 13,671 feet (4,167 meters) in height. Toubkal, located in the center of the Atlas Mountains, is a renowned trekking peak that attracts thousands of travelers each year. While it is not as tall as its African counterpart, Mt. Kilimanjaro, it nevertheless presents a substantial obstacle to hikers attempting to reach the summit A Toubkal climb may be precisely what you’re searching for if you’re planning a trip to Morocco in the near future and want […]Read More
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Mount Toubkal Trek – Trekking Morocco Mountains
The Toubkal Mountain offers the perfect beginning to a mountaineering adventure in Morocco. The trip can be completed over a long weekend. Discover what you need to know about climbing the mountain of Jebel Toubkal the great climbs in North Africa.
With a height of 4,167m, Mount Toubkal, also called Jebel Toubkal, is North Africa’s highest peak.
Is this trip right for you?
This question can be answered by a number of features and highlights.
First of all Toubkal trek from Marrakech, Morocco. It is one of the best seller treks in Morocco. Special The two-day hike to Mt Toubkal takes you through the high atlas mountains. The climb to the top is challenging, but it requires no mountaineering experience and the breathtaking views from the peak make your effort worthwhile.
- Live the adventure of Toubkal the highest peak in North Africa
- Surrounded by the high atlas mountains that offer a majestic panorama
- Make a number of unforgettable memories
Essential travel information
Know before you go the Moroccan culture
The official languages in Morocco are Arabic and French, followed by English. If you speak French, you could converse fluently with most locals this way, but you will not struggle with English alone. While Morocco has its own variations in Arabic, learning a few standard Arabic phrases should suffice to help you with basic conversation.
- Hello = As-salaam ’alaikum (respond to this with wa’alaikum)
- Goodbye = Ma‘a al-ssalāmah
- How are you = Kayfa Lhal?
- I’m fine, thank you = Anaa bikhayr, shukran
- Thank you = Shukran
- Let’s go! = Yallah!
- Please = Min faDlik
- Excuse me = Aläafw
- Yes = Naäam
- No = Laa
- My name is = Ismii…
- I do not understand = Anaa laa afham
- Do you speak English? = Hal tatakalam al’ingleysi?
Morocco is a predominantly Muslim country, so please dress modestly where possible and respect the local culture and faith. Always ask before taking photos – especially in the main square, and be mindful that performers will usually ask for money in return for taking their picture.
If you feel you have been looked after well by your porters, guides, and cooks, it is always a nice gesture to share a tip. The expectations for the amount of this tip may vary depending on the itinerary.
Dates & availability
Morocco is a country that can encounter extreme temperatures, so choosing the right time of year to visit is important. The weather is at its best in spring (mid-March today), when the country is lush and green, followed by autumn (September to November),
when the heat of summer has eased. It can get particularly cold in the High Atlas Mountains, where snow covers the peaks from November to July. For this reason, we run our mount Toubkal trips either in May or around September-October.
Toubkal Trek from Marrakech Programs
- 2 DAYS TOUBKAL TREK
We offer 2 days Toubkal trek from Marrakech, Morocco. It is one of the best seller treks inMorocco. The two-day hike to Mt Toubkaltakes you through the high atlas mountains. check out the program here
- 6 DAYS TREKKING IN MOUNTTOUBKAL
Trekking in Morocco is very special in the high atlas mountains. 6 days circular trek around Mount Toubkal. With many fabulous passes, stunning campsites, and of course the peak of Toubkal to contend with, this isn’t a trek for the light-hearted. check out the program here
- 3 DAYS TOUBKAL TREK
Go on our 3 days Toubkal trek in the Atlas Mountains from Marrakech. You will discover the high atlas mountains as well as Berber villages on this three days trek to Mt Toubkal. check out the program here
Finally, let’s share some reviews and feedback of people who have been there
Long hike, amazing views, unforgettable Our guide was great, set a good pace, was friendly and caring to make sure you are good Our cook, Mohammed didn’t speak much English but by the end of 2 days we were quite friendly with him and very pleased with his cooking. Day 2 climbing up to the summit with headlamps was quite challenging but the reward made the pain subside Sajid, my friend and I joked most of the way down and all the way back to Imil making many memories and conversations pieces I’ll remember forever If you are in the area and want to see something and challenge yourself to something you’ll never forget, I highly recommend doing this 2 day hike Also, try to ask for Sijad and Muhammad… miss those guys, hope to see them again someday.
The experience of climbing Mount Toubkal is unique and is one that you should not miss. The mountain is the tallest in Northern Africa at 13,671 feet (4,167 meters) in height. Toubkal, located in the center of the Atlas Mountains, is a renowned trekking peak that attracts thousands of travelers each year. While it is not as tall as its African counterpart, Mt. Kilimanjaro, it nevertheless presents a substantial obstacle to hikers attempting to reach the summit
A Toubkal climb may be precisely what you’re searching for if you’re planning a trip to Morocco in the near future and want to do something exciting. But first, here’s all you need to know about the High Atlas.
How long does it take to climb Mount Toubkal?
Generally, most of the adventures take 2 days and 1 night in the refuge. However, in some trips, depending on the Toubkal circuit, the trips can take up to three days and cover Berber villages, and the longest trip took six days to complete around the Toubkal mount. Travelers visit different summits on this trip, as well as Ifni Lake.In the heart of the Toubkal mountains, Lake Ifni nestles in a valley between the peaks of Jbel Toubkal, Ouanoukrim, and Ifni Dome. The lake was formed by a huge landslide that enclosed the valley.
The trip details can be found here
what to wear atlas mountains?
For trekking on Mount Toubkal, one of the most important items climbers take with them for Mount Toubkal is water-proof jackets. Wear base layers, a backpack, walking boots/shoes, walking socks, and a hat. Gloves and gaiters. however, if you need personal equipment we can rent out kits like sleeping bags, waterproof jackets, trekking poles, etc). When choosing your footwear our trekking boot guide will help point you in the right direction as will our sleeping bag guide when deciding which weight/warmth bag suits you.
When should I Climbing Mount Toubkal?
While Mount Toubkal can be climbed at any time of year, there are some months that are better than others. April and May in the spring give cool, moderate temperatures with no rain or precipitation, and September and October in the autumn tend to match those circumstances.
Morocco is a country that can encounter extreme temperatures, so choosing the right time of year to visit is important. The weather is at its best in spring (mid-March to May), when the country is lush and green, followed by autumn (September to November), when the heat of summer has eased. It can get particularly cold in the High Atlas Mountains, where snow covers the peaks from November to July. For this reason, we run our Mount Toubkal trips either in May or around September-October.
Do you need a guide to climbing Toubkal?
As part of Morocco’s new policies, climbing Toubkal Mount requires having a certified guide during the trip. These policies have been applied since 2021.
Hiring a guide, on the other hand, has some great advantages, such as interacting with like-minded hikers on the trail and having someone show you the best route to the summit. A guided hike also increases your safety because you’ll have someone who knows the mountain looking after you and checking on your health and well-being along the way.
How much does it cost to climb Mount Toubkal?
The cost depends on whether you choose the summer or winter option and how much time you plan to spend on the mountain. Here is a breakdown.
|Tour Name||Price / 1 Participant|
|2 Days Toubkal Trek||150$|
|3 days Toubkal Trek From Marrakech||220$|
|6 days Trekking in Morocco mount Toubkal||420$|
Note: When more tour participants take part in the tour, the price can be lowered by 20%.
Africa’s Atlas Mountains are located to the northwest. Across Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia, it stretches for around 2,500 kilometers there is no continuous chain of mountains in the Atlas Mountains, but instead, several ranges separated by huge expanses of land known as plateaux.
The Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean coast are separated by mountains. There are several passes between the coast and the Sahara desert in this region.
The highest peak in North Africa is Toubkal, located in Morocco. The peak is 4,167 meters (13,671 feet) high.
1. The population of the Atlas Mountains
Around the Atlas Mountains, most of the population lives in small villages rather than in cities. Berbers, a North African culture with roots dating back thousands of years, are the most famous and numerous of Atlas populations.
Mountain ecosystems support a range of plant and animal species that are unique in Africa, often more similar to those in Europe. Many of these species are endangered and some have already gone extinct.
2. The most visited place in the atlas mountians
The most visited and largest of the ranges, home to the mother of all peaks in North Africa, Jbel Toubkal, lie just outside Marrakech. The Ourika Valley will captivate you before you get in Imlil, the perfect base for the Toubkal trek. When in bloom, the cherry and almond orchards, as well as the wildflowers that have taken over the lovely riverfront, are breathtaking.
Then there’s the daring climb up Mount Toubkal. The walk may be completed in two days with the assistance of a mule to carry your bag so you can concentrate on pushing yourself to the mountain’s peak at approximately 14, 000 feet. Take in the vistas of the craggy Atlas Mountains disappearing into the Sahara desert when you reach the top. While going through rural Berber settlements, you’ll get lots of invitations for mint tea (also known as Berber whisky).
3. the weather in the Atlas Mountains
The weather in the Atlas Mountains is good for hiking all year if you don’t mind the snow. Morocco’s seasons are similar to those of other Northern Hemisphere countries, with winter lasting from December to February and summer lasting from June to August.
Winter is cold and snowy, but it is also enjoyable. The environment becomes hotter and dryer as you travel south towards the Sahara desert. Summer is hotter in the valleys than it is further up, but it is still nice.
The months of March through June are ideal for hiking in the Atlas Mountains. This means you’ll be there in the spring and early summer when the weather is lovely and the roads are somewhat dry (there will still be snow at higher altitudes).
In Imlil, the average high temperature between August to October is 12.8℃ (55℉) and maximum temperatures of 19.3℃ (66.8℉).
Autumn in the Middle Atlas Mountains sees average high temperatures of 25℃ (76.5℉) and maximum temperatures of 35℃ (95℉).
The Anti-Atlas Mountains experiences average high temperatures of 14.4℃ (57.9℉) and maximum temperatures of 27.8℃ (82℉).
4. The second peak of the Atlas mountains is Oukaimeden
Another one of Morocco’s best heights is Oukaimeden. Get this: in January and February you can actually strap on skis or your board, and descend the highest skiable peak on the continent at 8,530 feet. Oukaimeden is a dream for skiers who want to experience more than one climate on their travels and it’s also pretty sweet riding the highest ski lift in Africa (or going old-school and ascending by donkey).
Because it’s like Mother Nature is always looking out for a way to cool you down, Todgha Gorge, in the Eastern part of the Atlas Mountains near Tinghir, can help you beat the heat.
Here’s a link where you can check out our Sahara Desert trip in 3 days through the Todgha Gorge and Bomal Dades
5. A list of the special trekking locations in the Atlas Mountains
Morocco’s best hiking spots range in difficulty, length, and altitude from the High Atlas Mountains in the north to the Anti-Atlas Mountains in the south. It’s important to remember that hiking can be a challenging but rewarding activity.
What is the time required to climb Mount Toubkal? Allow yourself four days to complete the hike to North Africa’s highest peak (4167m). Fit but unskilled hikers can comfortably reach the top in three days. Crampons and ice picks are required for winter hiking at these high altitudes.
A four-day guided trek of Mount Toubkal begins at the lower height of Imi Ourhlad (1400m above sea level) and ends at the summit.
Check out our guide to Climb Mount Toubkal Here
The Aourwiz Waterfall is a beautiful spot to see while hiking in the High Atlas Mountains. It is known as the Aourwiz Cascade and is located near the town of Tizi Oussem. The terrain is less arid, and the water crashing down the two tiers of the rock face nearly looks out of place.
A rough range with three hiking trails leading to flat-topped mesas with deep canyons. Jbel Saghro is an eastern extension of the Anti-Atlas Mountains, located south of the High Atlas Mountains. The location is desolate and receives barely 100mm of rain each year because it is located inland.
Keep in Mind These Safety Recommendations
During the day, you’ll want to stay hydrated. When you bring a survival straw with you, you can drink from water sources along the way instead of carrying big amounts of clean drinking water.
The first and perhaps most crucial safety recommendation is to never try a hike on your alone. On most roads in Morocco, a guide is required, and going in remote locations without one is dangerous. Hiring a qualified mountain guide will allow you to benefit from the local expertise given during your walk.
How can I get the best Morocco Sahara desert Tour? Because I receive this question so often, I decided to answer some important questions about what you should know before you go.
Craving for an unforgettable adventure in Marrakech that’s full of thrills and mesmerizing sights? Then, make sure to take a fun desert tour from Marrakech!
A breath-taking and memorable trip, our desert tours will take you to the iconic Sahara desert, the Atlas Mountains, Barber Villages, Ouarzazate, and Merzouga.
Not only do you get to explore these attractions in Morocco, but you also get to do a ton of sightseeing. Furthermore, it lets you enjoy the spectacular desert sunrise and sunset views. At night, you can spend hours gazing at the thousand stars above you while immersing in the local culture.
To top it all off, our 2022 3 days desert tours offer you a chance to trek through the desert on a camel’s back, which is simply a can’t-miss experience in Morocco.
So, if you’d like to go exploring, here are the best desert tours that you can take from Marrakech.
find more about the trip here
Why Should You Book Your Desert Vacation With Us?
Our Marrakech to Desert journey is unquestionably a must-do, bucket-list experience. It has frequently been voted the best tour in Morocco. And there’s no way you’re going to miss Morocco’s best tour! It should, without a doubt, be at the top of your Morocco bucket list.
Furthermore, our firm employs knowledgeable and experienced professional guides. Thousands of satisfied customers from all around the world have benefited from our selfless and high-quality service over the past ten years. We have highly skilled drivers and a variety of cars to fit your demands and sorts of excursions, including SUVs, premium minibusses, and 4x4s. Our drivers and guides can also communicate in a variety of languages.
And, unlike other tour companies, we will advise you on which activities and itineraries are best suited to our preferences and budget. Simply contact us, and we will ensure that you have the desert trip of a lifetime.
How Far Is The Sahara Desert From Marrakech?
Merzouga, a small Saharan village and the entrance to the Erg Chebbi, is 561 kilometers from Marrakech via the Dades valley. The sand dunes of Erg Chegaga are the nearest to Marrakech. Marrakech is around 520 kilometers away.
How Do You Get From Marrakech To The Desert?
From Marrakech, there are various options for getting to the desert. Taking a guided desert tour from Marrakech, which includes round-trip transportation, is the finest and easiest way to visit this world-renowned desert. Merzouga and Zagora are accessible by bus from Marrakech. However, you’ll need to organize a tour to see the Sahara when you arrive. Get an organized tour from us for a more convenient and hassle-free experience. It’s a breeze, and it’s really convenient and painless. It will, of course, include visits to other Moroccan highlights such as Berber villages and the Atlas Mountains. It’s also far safer and more well-organized than any self-guided desert excursion.
How Much Do Desert Tours From Marrakech Cost?
Desert tours from Marrakech won’t cost you a fortune. Prices for private tours start at the table below
|Trip Name||Price (1 individual)|
|3 days Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert||EUR 250|
|3 days Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert||Pound 200|
|3 days Marrakech to Merzouga Sahara desert||US Dollar 290|
For more information about prices, and what include check out here
Should I Book A Group Tour Or Private Trip To The Sahara Desert?
A private desert excursion from Marrakech might be advantageous in a variety of ways. Private desert vacations, for example, provide one-of-a-kind tours that may be personalized to your unique desires and interests. You don’t have to stick to a schedule and can go at your own pace.
You’re the ship’s captain, which means you have complete control over your journey. You can even select preferences for persons who require particular help, such as elderly relatives, children, or people with medical or mobility issues.
On the other hand, taking a group tour can be a fantastic option. When compared to a private tour, it is less expensive.
When Is The Best Time To Visit The Moroccan Desert?
It doesn’t matter what time of year it is! The Sahara Desert can be visited at any time of year. Visit it between May and October if you like warmer daytime temps.
Which Dunes Should You Visit In Morocco?
The Erg Chigaga and Erg Chebbi are two of the most popular and well-known sand dunes in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, respectively. And each one provides a unique and unforgettable experience.
The Erg Chigaga provides a more exhilarating encounter and is recommended for people seeking unique adventures. The Erg Chebbi is more accessible and is in close proximity to numerous contemporary hotels.
What To Pack For The Trip?
Our Marrakech desert vacations include a plethora of conveniences and luxuries. However, there are some personal goods and travel necessities that you must bring with you on your desert adventure. Here are some of the items you’ll need to bring on your journey to the Sahara Desert.
- You’ll require toiletries.
- A basic first-aid kit
- Charge your electronic devices using a power bank
- Flashlight for the camera
What To Wear For Your Sahara Trip ?
Do you have no idea what to wear in the Sahara? Take a look at the following pointers and tips.
- Jeans, trousers, or pants that are loose-fitting and comfortable.
- Thongs should not be worn, especially when riding a camel.
- Hiking boots or tennis shoes (sandals are not recommended when riding a camel)
- Sunglasses and Hat
- A long scarf to keep the sand and sun off your face.
- If you’re going in the winter, bring a jacket and a sweater.
Is The Sahara Desert In Morocco Safe?
There is no doubt that the Sahara Desert is a safe place to visit for anyone. Our explorations of the desert have lasted decades and we have never been in serious danger.
Is Morocco Safe For Female Tourists?
Morocco is a safe place to visit, even for alone female tourists from other countries. Thousands of women from throughout the world have traveled to Morocco and returned home safe and sound.
Nonetheless, you must remain cautious and aware of your surroundings at all times. Also, remember not to insult anyone.
What To Do In The Moroccan Desert?
The options for adventures in the Moroccan desert and seemingly endless. In the Sahara desert, you can go sand surfing, quad biking, and of course watching sunrise or sunset, spot wildlife, ride a camel and do some stargazing.
Should You Book A Desert Tour In Advance?
Absolutely, yes! It is important to keep in mind that our Morocco desert trips are extremely popular, so they usually sell out very quickly. Booking early will give you better hotel options.
What Is The Best Luxury Desert Camp?
On our website, you’ll find a variety of fantastic and wonderful desert camp options. Explore our website to select the appropriate package for your preferences, style, schedule, and budget.
The Sahara Desert is unlike anywhere else on the planet. It’s a spot that truly inspires awe, with its seemingly endless bleak landscapes and breathtaking sunset or dawn views. When night falls, the desert’s magnificent, glittering stars will captivate you. The desert also provides a plethora of mind-blowing activities and diversions as an extra bonus. By booking your tour with us, you can make your desire of visiting this famous desert a reality. It will not only make your journey more pleasant and painless, but it will also provide you with plenty of entertainment options.
Morocco has plenty of things to do for all styles of travelers. If you want to see the top best things to do in Morocco in one place, then you’ll LOVE this (updated) guide.
This giant list of incredible things to do in Morocco is based on our own personal bucket list and covers both places we have loved and those we are still dreaming of visiting.
Of course, not even a massive list of what to do in Morocco like this one could possibly cover the hundreds of thousands of magnificent travel experiences available in our home country!
But, that being said, this list is definitely long enough to (hopefully) give you dozens of new travel ideas and revive your interest in others that might have been sitting on your “someday” list.
Here are 101 of the best things to do in Morocco!
And you can filter through the list to find the best thing to do for you.
1. Take an Adventure Trek in Toubkal Mountain
One of my favorite things to do in Morocco is not because we offer tours. However, the mountains and nature there are the reasons I live there and love it. Mount Toubkal, also known as Jebel Toubkal, is the highest peak in North Africa at 4,167 meters.
The best month of the year to be there is 09/10/11/12/02/03
2. Hike the Atlas Mountian, and See Lac Ifni in Toubkal National Park
Located in the heart of the High Atlas Mountains, to the south of Marrakech, Ifni Lac is the largest mountain lac in Morocco. Many travelers take a tour 6 days Toubkal trek and spend one night in the lac Ifni and then climb Toubkal peak.
3. Live with nature and the culture of the Amazigh people In Imlil Valley
Imlil is a small village in Morocco’s High Atlas Mountain. It is an ideal place to get away and enjoy the Atlas mountains. Compared to Marrakech, the region of Imlil is cooler and more tranquil. The quaint village of Imlil offers stunning views and meets local Berber people and the chance to scale Toubkal, the highest peak in Morocco. You can do one day trip from Marrakech to Imlil Valley
4.Visit Merzouga, the Sahara Desert, and ride camels
It’s the first thing to do in Morocco because this tour allows you to see the beauty of the Sahara Desert, particularly the sunsets and spend a night in the desert camp. Check out more 3 day Sahara desert tour
5. Take a day trip to Kasbah Aït Benhaddou in Ouarzazate
A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987, Aït Benhaddou was once a major stop along the caravan route between Marrakech and the Sahara. it is a traditional Mud Brick city on the edge of the High Atlas Mountains. Day trip to Kasbah ait Benhaddou from Marrakech
6. Explore Dades Gorges In Dades Valley
A famous place in Morocco everyone knows about because it’s unique place and tragic. You’re only going to find it in Morocco. Check out this guide on how to visit Dades gorges, and you get to experience the culture and the dance of the Amazigh people.
7. Explore the Todra Gorge Canyon and the wonderful Tinghir Oasis
The Todgha Gorges (Canyon) are a series of limestone river canyons, in the eastern part of the High Atlas Mountains in Morocco, near the town of Tinghir. You can choose to visit here on a 3-day sahara desert tour
8. Visit Ouzoud waterfalls
One of the tallest waterfalls in Africa is also home to a population of monkeys who enjoy the waters and the occasional guest. Located in the High Atlas Mountains, it is 350 feet tall (110 meters).
9. Enjoy one day trip to Agafay Desert near Marrakech
The Agafay desert is located thirty kilometers to the South of Marrakech and extends over several hundred acres. It’s a rocky desert
Things To Do: Ride a camel, Quad Riding, and enjoy the view of atlas Mountain, and there are beautiful camps as well
10. Ski in Oukaimeden
Oukaimeden is known as a ski area with lifts and several other high-altitude spots for ski touring when the snow conditions in the Atlas mountains are good. Check this Oukaïmeden Guide for a better idea.
The best time for Sking is from January to March
11. Hike in La Cathedral de Imsfrane
The cathedral of Amsfran is one of Morocco’s natural paradises, where the prestige of the mountain and the green of nature, valley, fjords, and waterfalls, mix, the place where from the first visit you start thinking about when the next visit will be. Location: 100 km from the city of Azilal, same from Beni Mellal
12. Trekking & Hiking around Saghro Massif
Jbel Saghro Massif trek offers you an amazing trek in Saghro mountain in southeast Morocco. You got to discover the unique landscape of the volcanic mountains and the hospitality of the Ait Atta tribe in Jbel Saghro.
13. Walk in Erg Chebbi Sahara desert
A favorite place of Sahara desert lovers, Erg Chebbi offers magical views and camel riding is a must-do activity, Erg Chebbi is in Saharan Morocco. The dunes are one of Morocco’s best Sahara Desert destinations. Erg Chebbi’s special feature is its beautiful unique orange-colored sand.
14. See the gorgeous Isli Lac in Imilchil
Lake Tislit is a lake located in Morocco’s Haut Atlas Oriental National Park, in the Town of Imilchil, Very hided place a few people know about
15. Witness the Beauty of Ifrane National Park In Ifran
Ifrane National Park is located in the north-central part of Morocco. It is situated in the central part of the Atlas mountain range. the best place to hike in Ifrane National Park is 3M Squared Loop (Monkey Trail) which has a 4.0-star rating.
16. Relax in Ifrane Parks
Ifrane was elected the world’s second cleanest city according to a survey conducted by MBC Times, which listed the world’s 12 cleanest cities. Known for its mountainous nature and cold weather in winter, as well as for its skiing stations.
17. Walk at the Cèdre Gouraud Forest In Azrou
Cedre Gouraud is literally a cedar’s forest located in the surroundings of Azrou, a town near Ifrane, which is located about 75km to the South of Fes, and Cèdre Gouraud Forest is a woodland area in the Middle Atlas Mountain Range in Morocco. It was named after French general Henri Gouraud.
18. Explore Jardin Majorelle-Yves Saint Laurent Mansion in Marrakech
The villa houses the Berber Museum and in 2017 the Yves Saint Laurent Museum opened nearby. Majorelle Garden. Jardins Majorelle.
19. Take your kids to Exotic Gardens in Rabat
Exotic gardens of Bouknadel. Some green again with exotic Bouknadel gardens 20 km from Rabat, on the road to Kenitra. Dedicated to plants from all over the world, a must for garden lovers and ideal for children. The gardens are laid out in different countries. Designed by a traveler reflecting.
20. Visit Rabat’s National Zoo with your kids
It was established in 1973 by a Moroccan monarch who wanted to house lions from the royal palace. The first enclosures were built to house these lions. They were thought to be descendants of Barbary lions
21. Explore Agadir Crocodile park
Agadir Crocodile Park is a crocodile zoo located in Agadir, Morocco. It opened in May 2015. The zoo has 325 Nile crocodiles, giant tortoises, green iguanas, giant pythons, and anaconda.
22. Visit Jemaa el-Fna Square
One of the best things to do in Morocco is visiting Jemaa el-Fnaa, which is the main square. It is the symbol of the city and is always alive.
23. Start your trip in the old Medina of Marrakesh
Medina of Marrakesh – UNESCO World Heritage Centre Founded in 1070–72 by the Almoravids, Marrakesh remained a political, economic ,and cultural center for a long period. Its influence was felt throughout the western Muslim world, from North Africa to Andalusia.
24. El Badii-Ksibat Nhass Palace in Marrakech
El Badi Palace or Badi’ Palace is a ruined palace located in Marrakech Palais el-Badi was built at the end of the sixteenth century by the sultan Ahmed al-Mansour to commemorate the victory of the Battle of the Three Kings against the Portuguese.
25. See the Koutoubia Mosque
Marrakech Koutoubia Mosque was one of the largest places of worship for followers of Islam when it was completed in 1158.
26. Visit Menara Gardens in Marrakech
The Menara Gardens Marrakech is a huge and vast garden of 100 hectares. Dating back to the Almohad dynasty, it is located a short distance.
27. Explore Le Jardin Secret Médina in Marrakech
The Riad-museum Le Jardin Secret is one of the largest and most ancient palaces of the medina of Marrakech. It is a place that has kept ancient structures.
The origins of the complex date back to the Saadian Dynasty, more than four hundred years ago. Rebuilt in the mid-Nineteenth century.
28. Walk Into The Bahia Palace In Marrakech
The Bahia Palace (Beautiful in Arabic) is an 8000-sq-meter, floor-to-ceiling extravagance of intricate marquetry, plasterwork, and zouk (painted wood), the Bahia Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Marrakech. It was built in the late nineteenth century and is a must-see attraction.
29. Pay a visit to Saadien’s Tombs in Marrakesh
The Saadian Tombs are a historic royal necropolis in Marrakesh One of Morocco’s former imperial capital cities, Marrakesh is home to many historic attractions and exciting museums.
30. Take a Step Back into Ibn Youssef School In Marrakech
The Ben Youssef Madrasa was the largest and most important Islamic school in North Africa. It has over 130 rooms and houses over 900 students. It was closed as a college in 1960.
31. See El Badii-Ksibat Nhass Palace in Marrakesh
El Badi Palace or Badi’s Palace is a ruined palace located in Marrakesh, Morocco. It was commissioned by the Sultan Ahmad al-Mansur of the Saadian dynasty, the major landmark of Morocco built in the sixteenth century.
32. Discover Bahia Palace in Marrakech
The Bahia Palace is one of the most beautiful palaces in Marrakech. It was built in the late nineteenth century and is a must-see attraction.
33. Explore The Chouara Tannery in Fez
The Chouara Tannery (or Chouwara) is one of the three tanneries in Fez, Morocco. It is the largest and oldest tannery in the city and is located in Fes el Bali, the oldest medina quarter.
34. Visit Mosque and University Karaouiyn in Fez
The University of al-Qarawiyyin is a university located in Fez, considered the first university in the world It was founded as a mosque by Fatima al-Fihri in 857–859 and subsequently became one of the leading spiritual and educational centers of the Islamic Golden Age
35. Discover Al Attarine Madrasa in Fes
BUILT IN THE 14TH CENTURY, the al-Attarine Madrasa stands at the entrance of a spice and perfume market in the spiritual center of Fez, the second largest city in Morocco. The highlight of the small madrasa is its courtyard, its floors, and walls exquisitely decorated in the traditional patterns of Marinid craftsmanship.
36. Get to Know the Borj Nord in Fez
Borj Nord was a citadel built over a hill. It was constructed by Saadian Sultan Ahmed al-Mansour in 1582 to defend the city from invaders and to keep an eye on the unfaithful population of Fez.
37. Experience the beauty of the Moroccan architecture at Bou Inania Madrasa in Fes
The Medersa Bou Inania is a madrasa in Fes, Morocco. This place is a calm oasis in the middle of the medina. With its design, beautiful tiles, and tranquillity it is clear why this place was meant for meditation.
38. Take a Tour Of the Blue City of Chefchaouen
Chefchaouen is Morocco’s unforgettable, sapphire-tinged city. Located in the north of this northeast African nation, the buildings in Chefchaouen are painted using talc or chalk-based paint that looks so beautiful.
39. Take a Visit To Hassan II Mosquée In Casablanca
The famous mosque of Casablanca, Morocco. It is the second largest functioning mosque in Africa and is the 7th largest in the world. Built at enormous expense, it is set on an outcrop jutting over the ocean with a 210m-tall minaret that’s a city landmark.
40. Visit the Sacred Heart Cathedral in Casablanca
This imposing cathedral is built in a neo-Gothic style with Moroccan Art Deco and Muslim influences. The windows pierce the upper parts of the cathedral.
41. Walk into the Hassan Tower in Rabat
Hassan Tower is one of the monuments of Rabat which has a long history and was supposed to be the largest minaret in the world. commissioned by Abu Yusuf YAQUB AL-Mansur, in 1195. The tower achieved only 140 feet
42. Take a visit to the Mausoleum of Mohammed V in Rabat
The Royal Mausoleum of King Mohammed V is on the opposite side of the Hassan Tower, on the Yacoub al-Mansour esplanade, a monument of unparalleled beauty. Its construction began in 1962 and ended in 1971.
43. Get to Know Kasbah of The Oudayas in Rabat
Kasbah des Oudayas is located at the mouth of the Oued Bou Regreg River right across the city of Salé. It has classic medieval architecture symbolic of Rabat
44. See the St. Peter’s Cathedral In Rabat
St. Peter’s Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church located at Golan Square (Place du Golan) in downtown Rabat, Morocco. It was erected in the early 20th
45. Take a look at the Royal Palace of Rabat
The Palace is located in the heart of Rabat and is open to the public. Though the exterior is modest, the real and regal beauty can be appreciated only inside. The Palace is located in the heart of Rabat and is open to the public. Though the exterior is modest, the real and regal beauty can be appreciated only inside.
46. Discover Archaeological Site of Volubilis in Meknes
There is no better proof that the Romans once occupied Morocco than the dramatic and breathtaking archaeological site of Volubilis, (Arabic, Walili) located thirty-three kilometers from Meknes in the Middle Atlas. The nearest town is Moulay Idriss, named after the great-grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. The site, which has been recognized by UNESCO since 1997, became famous abroad when Martin Scorsese made it a feature location for his film, The Last Temptation of Christ.
47. Experience the blessings of the Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail in Meknes
The Mausoleum of Moulay Ismail is located in Meknes, the Imperial state you will pass with during your Morocco Trips. The 18th-century Mausoleum is known to be the resting place of the most famous sultans in the country. The Mausoleum, best described as a spiritual and peaceful place, is believed to bring blessings to its visitors.
48. Discover Hercules Caves in Tangier
The Caves of Hercules are named after the Greek mythological figure, Hercules. The legend states that when he was carrying out 12 labors, one of them was to kill a giant with 3 heads called Geryon who lived in the Caves of Hercule.
49. Hit to the Cape Spartel in Tangier
Cape Spartel (Cap Spartel) is situated 14 kilometers west of Tangier, the far northwest coast of Africa on the northern Atlantic coast of Morocco
50. Take a walk in the Place Petit Socco in Tangier
The Petit Socco or Small Market is inside Medina. Stuck to the Place 9 of April. It is a must-visit if you wish to be with the locals. The heart of Tangier.
51. Visit Castelo Real of Mogador in Essaouira
Castelo Real was a Portuguese castle established in Mogador, now Essaouira in Morocco, by the Portuguese in 1506
52. See the Moroccan Argan Tree Goats in Essaouira
After a gentle drive of 45 minutes towards the Agadir-Marrakech High-way, we will stop to spot the famous Goats climbing the argan trees in Agadir.
53. Stand in Agadir Tasguent
Agadir Tasguent is over 350 years old. Tasguent is one of the largest and best preserved of the Anti-Atlas. Limited by the space of the relief chosen, the Agadir Tasguent is mounted 6 floors high. Its architecture is impressive.
54. Lagzira Beach
The best things to do in Morocco is visiting beaches and Lagzira is often cited as one of the world’s most beautiful beaches. Legzira is famous for sunsets punctuated by the rock structures jutting out from the cliffs. They were formed over thousands of years by erosion. It is not known what caused the collapse, but the movement of the sea could be a factor.
55. Playa Quemado in Al Hoceima
It’s the 7th most beautiful beach in the world! Located in the center of the city, In front of a huge hotel. Easy to access and easy to find. Clear water and clean.
56. Plage Taghazout
An excellent place if you want to relax and unwind away from the huge crowds of tourists usually found in the more popular destinations in Morocco. And, if you want to follow the “surf, eat, sleep, repeat”
57. Playa de Cabo Negro in north of Tetouan
It is located on the Mediterranean coast, located in the north of Morocco, in the city of Tetouan, although it is considered the top beach in North Africa.
58. Plage Sfiha in Al Hoceima
It is the 1st beach you encounter before heading to Al Hoceima. Big parking and plenty of cafes and places. Great scenery.
59. Plage Blanche In Guelmim
The Plage Blanche is a vast expanse of sand over 40 km long. The sand is beige, with red reflections in places.
60. Plage d’Essaouira
The beach is at the exit of the historic center of the city and is several kilometers long. The tides are high and come right up to the pier. Camels lying on the sandy beach by the sea in Essaouira Beach, Morocco
61. Plage d’Agadir
Plage Agadir has a shimmering expanse of breezy coast dotted with romantic outdoor cafes and water sports activities.
62. Plage de Saïdia
One of the cleanest beaches in the north of Morocco, with extremely clean water transparent. You can see fish running around with no harm or hazard around
63. Plage Aïn Diab in Casablanca
Trendy beach for swimming or walking, with rentable chairs & nearby restaurants & nightclubs. More details. Featured in Lematin.ma
64. Martil Beach in Tetouan
Martil does Tetouan coastal resort town in the summer months. The rest of the year it’s a university town which gives it a young, lively feel.
65. Plage des Nations in Rabat
The dream location is par excellence as it offers an unrivaled living experience between the ocean and golf course.
67. Dalia Beach in Tangier
One of the most beautiful beaches in the north, with golden sand, and clean water, and you get a hot tan. But there is a but, with the summer activities organized for kids.
68. Plage Mehdia in Kenitra
Located in Kenitra, a 3-minute walk from Plage Sidi Boughaba and 1,500 feet from Mehdia Beach.
69. Plage de Bouznika
Bouznika is a city halfway between Rabat and Casablanca. 5 kilometers long, Bouznika beach is very popular with Moroccans.
70. Experience the Beauty of Architecture at Dar Si Said In Marrakech
Visiting museums and galleries is one of the best things to do in Morocco and Dar Si Said is a historic late 19th-century palace and present-day museum in Marrakesh. you’ll find a solid exhibition of historic and some contemporary Moroccan art. The building itself is full of intricate Byzantine designs and colors. is a historic late 19th-century palace and present-day museum.
71. Take a visit to Dar Batha in Fez
Dar Batha is a former royal palace located in the heart of the medina of Fez. Converted into a museum in 1915, located in the heart of the medina, opposite the beautiful Bou Inania. , the building was a beautiful palace
72. Museum of Moroccan Judaism in Casablanca
The Jewish Museum of Casablanca is a Jewish museum as museum for all people interested in Moroccan history and Jewish history in Morocco.
73. Musee des Oasis
Opened in 2002, the Oasis Museum occupies a group of three restored houses inside the Ksar El Khorbat Oujdid, with a total surface of 600 square meters, distributed over three levels.
74. American Legation Museum In Tangier
The Tangier American Legation is considered a symbol of the historic cultural and diplomatic relations between the U.S. and the Kingdom of Morocco
75. Museum of music Mouassine in Marrakech
The Mouassine Museum is a museum in the Mouassine neighborhood of the historic medina of Marrakesh, Morocco.
76. The Museum Mohammed VI in Rabat
The Museum Mohammed VI for the Civilization of Water in Morocco-Aman invites you to discover the fauna of the kingdom “Moroccan wildlife” through the exhibition
77. Musée MACMA in Marrakech
The Macma is a private museum created by a passionate collector. It presents in ten thematic rooms an exclusive and permanent collection of photographs.
78. Lorin Foundation Museum in Tangier
This eclectic museum is housed in a former synagogue. Here you will find an open 2-story room with an engaging collection of B&W photographs of the 19th
79. Ethnographic Museum of Chefchaouen
This incredible cultural site is located in the heart of Chefchaouen medina, specifically within the citadel or kasbah located in the Plaza Uta el-Hammam
80. Kasbah Museum in Tangier
The Kasbah Museum (also known as the Dar el-Makhzen Museum) is located in the Kasbah in the highest part of Tangier. This recently refurbished museum is housed in the former sultan’s palace of Dar El Makhzen. The focus is on the history of the area from prehistoric times
81. Musée de la Fondation Abderrahman Slaoui in Casablanca
The Abderrahman Slaoui Museum, named after a businessman and art collector who died in 2001, is a museum in Casablanca.
82. House of Photography in Marrakech
The House of Photography of Marrakesh is located in the historic heart medina of Marrakesh, Morocco. It opened in 2009, A private collection of 8000 photographs was gathered.
83. Musée Tiskiwi n Marrakech
Musée Tiskiwin is a small museum that is housed in a raid that was once owned by the Dutch anthropologist Bert Flint who was a collector of North African art The Bert Flint Museum (Tiskiwin) was born out of Bert Flint’s passion. After his art history studies.
84. MACAAL Museum in Marrakesh
If you are underrated in the african Culture Le Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden (MACAAL) de Marrakech est un musée d’art contemporain indépendant à but non lucratif. L’un des premiers du genre sur le continent.
85. Villa of Arts Museum in Casablanca
The Villa des Arts is a contemporary art museum in Casablanca, the villa is a beautiful art deco villa dating from 1934, this small gallery is operated by the nonprofit Foundation ONA.
86. Matisse Art Gallery in Marrakech
Launched in 1999, the Matisse Art Gallery is one of the oldest galleries in Marrakech,This Sydney-exclusive exhibition offers an extraordinary immersion in the range and depth of the art of Henri Matisse, one of the world’s most beloved
87. Galerie d’art Damgaard in Essaouira
Essaouira has a vibrant art scene, and this excellent gallery showcases the best of the Gnaou culture’s artists. Galerie Damgaard is one of Essaouira´s cultural icons, known in European art circles as the home of the Essaouira school of painting.
Tasting the Moroccan food are the best things to do in Morocco, and Couscous is typically served on Fridays at noon and is meant to be shared among family members after the daily Friday prayers. Aubergine, courgette, carrots, pumpkin, potatoes, onions, and cabbage are the seven veggies that make up the topping. Caramelized onions, chickpeas, and either meat or chicken are also added. A glass of Leben is frequently offered with couscous (fermented milk).
89. Moroccan Tajine
The varieties range from lemon chicken tajine with green olives to Kefta (meatballs) with eggs. In the Atlas Mountains, a Berber tajine prepared with in-season vegetables includes peas, zucchini, tomatoes, and potatoes and perhaps chicken or beef hidden beneath the mountain of vegetables. A pure delight when scooped up with fresh bread.
90. Taste the most Iconic dishes Pastilla
This savory-sweet delicacy is a specialty of the Fez region and is frequently served during wedding celebrations and special events. Flaky pastry is packed with pigeon and almonds and flavored with a range of spices including saffron and cinnamon.
91. Moroccan Tangia
Tanjia, a delicacy of Marrakech, is made either at home (traditionally by men) or by the neighborhood butcher, who simmers the braise over the same embers that heat the neighborhood hammams. prepared using a combination of spices, preserved lemons, and beef, lamb, or fowl
An entire lamb is slowly roasted (sometimes overnight) in an underground oven over coals until it is falling off the bone. The soft Mechoui, a dish frequently served at weddings, is perfectly seasoned with cumin and a dash of salt.
Assembled into a tajine with tomato sauce and served with fresh bread, or barbecued at a neighborhood barbecue in Essaouira and savored outdoors with fresh tomato, onion, and pepper salad. Grab a sardine Kefta sandwich wrapped in a loaf of bread from a little unassuming store near the medina for a fast snack. Fresh sardines are equally accessible as tinned ones in the Safi region, where this is a significant industry. Verify the freshness of any sardines cooked on the street.
94. Lhalwa (Cookies)
A vacation to Morocco wouldn’t be complete without trying some of the best-handcrafted pastries produced with ingredients like rosewater, almond paste, orange blossom water, and other premium components. Try Gazelle Hortons with a cup of mint tea for an afternoon treat, or Chebakiya pastries with a bowl of Harira (vegetable soup) for a really local experience. Small bakeries dotted around the medina in Essaouira sell delicious pastries, while Al Jawda and Patisserie de Prince in Marrakech offer a wide variety.
95. Moroccan Dates and Nuts
Dates are abundantly farmed in southern Morocco, whereas almonds and walnuts are gathered and roasted locally in the Atlas Mountain regions where there are many nut trees. Locals climb date palms during the fall harvest to shake the fruit to the ground. Although there are many dried fruit, nut, and date businesses spread out around the nation, the finest spot to sample dates is in Rissani at the dating market. There are frequent samples of dried figs and apricots available in the tiny shops.
These tasty kebabs are rubbed in salt and spices and can be found in a lot of the markets. You can get chicken, lamb, or beef and the enormous clouds of smoke make for great photos.
Zalouk (also spelled zaalouk) is a common side dish and typically served with crusty bread. The spread is made with eggplants, tomatoes, garlic, olive oil and spices.
Harira is basically a Moroccan lentil soup usually served as a starter or used during Ramadan to break the fast at dusk.
This crusty bread is typically baked in communal wood-fired ovens and served with a lot of meals. Also, be sure to check out all the other breads in Morocco, like the harcha (a buttery bread), rghaif (a flaky flat bread), or baghira (spongy crumpet). Yes, give me all the carbs!
100. STEAMED SHEEP HEAD
During the festival of Eid al-Adha, everyone slaughters a sheep and then steams the head for hours. You can typically purchase a half or whole head and enjoy it with cumin, salt, and chili. The whole head is edible, but the best parts are the tender cheek meat and tongue. Would you try it?
101. MINT TEA
Everyone has his or her own version of mint tea, which is the drink of choice in Morocco. It’s a green tea base with lots of mint leaves and sugar.
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE MT TOUBKAL!
Mount Toubkal is a mountain peak found in Toubkal National Park in southwestern Morocco. With its height of 4,167 metres (13,671 feet), Toubkal is the highest peak in North Africa. It’s situated in Morocco’s southwestern region about 60 kilometers south of Marrakech, just part of the Atlas Mountain Range. A popular destination for climbers, it is the highest peak for over 2000 km.
As well as it’s ever changing weather, Mount Toubkal s is also famous for its incredible views across the surrounding countryside(Dowar), attracting both experienced hikers and trekking newbies alike! If you’d like to climb Mount toubkal and experience the stunning highlands, here’s how to do it …
WHEN SHOULD I CLIMB MOUNT TOUBKAL?
The best months to climb Mount Toubal are April and May, and September and October.However If you are an amateur walker, then you should only Clim Mount Toubkal during the summer months (June-September). Snow is often seen at the summit all year round, however during winter months the mountain is likely to be thick in snow and ice, covering the paths and making the journey to the top extremely dangerous.
Prior to setting off you should always double check the weather forecast. A day in June and July may feel like a lovely summer’s day at the bottom of the mountain, however by the time you reach the summit it can feel just like winter. The average annual temperature at the summit is below 0°! Therefore, it is so important to make sure you are fully prepared before setting off. Check out our Adventure Journal post, What Do I Need to Climb Ben Nevis, for a full list of packing essentials!
Also, avoid trekking to the summit of Mount Toubkal alone, ensure someone knows where you are going, what route and when you should be back and finally make sure you register your mobile phone or email with 999 for text messages (more information on this can be found HERE).
WHERE IS MOUNT TOUBKAL?
Mount Toubkal is located near Imlil village , The peak is situated 40 miles (60 km) south of Marrakech in the High Atlas (Haut Atlas) , and is part of Parc National du Jbel Toubkal
WHAT ROUTE SHOULD I TAKE TO THE SUMMIT?
There are two main routes to the top of Mt toubkal both varying in the difficult,The Mountain Path is the route taken by the majority of visitors is Imlil valley Path, Whilst The Lac Ifni route is a much more challenging invloing long time disctence and long scramble along the traverse of the arete.
The Ifni Lac route is challenging, but spectacular route involves 1506m of ascent and a total walking distance of 17.5km. This is a tough ascent – and should only be taken by experienced trekkers.
We highly recommend trekking to the summit of Mount Toubkal via Imlil Valley.
Climbing Mount Toubkal via Imlil Valley
This itinerary follows the most common route to Toubkal on the South. We highly recommend itineraries that build in one or two more days for acclimatisation.
- Arrive or be in Marrakech, drive from Marrakech to Imlil in the morning
- Trek to Refuge Camp and spend the night
- Trek to Toubkal via South Side and descend via South Side
- Return to Imlil then Marrakech
The Imlil valley Route is taken by the majority of visitors because it much easier and have 3 phases
The First Phase: From Imlil Valley 1340 meters to Chamharouch 1506m of ascent most of the route is normal and easy.
The Second Phase: From Chamharouch to the Refuge 3207 here you will stop for lunch which will be prepared for you. After, you will carry on walking uphill to the refuge where you will spend the night. It will take around 5 to 6 hours walk. The road here is not that difficult also very easy.
You will feel like you have accomplished half of the adventure when you arrive in the refuge, where you will meet other travelers from different countries. After dinner, we recommend preparing your gear before starting the journey to the summit.
There are two Mount Toubkal Refuges. There is Les Mouflons and Cabine Alpine Fancais (CAF). The Les Mouflons is named after a deer (Mouflons) found in the Atlas Mountains. Cabine Alpine Francais is also called the “Neltner”, named after Mr. Louis Neltner, a geologist, and mountaineer. You are able to book both refuges online in advance.
The Refuges’ are by no means luxury, but they do the job. They are dorm style and have shared bathrooms.
It is always a good idea to bring some snacks of your own, as the Refuges offer very basic food. Take advantage of your time in Marrakech and purchase some delicious dried fruits and nuts.
If the weather is good and you have camping equipment, it is possible to camp outside the Refuges.
- Thermal baselayers (temperatures decrease in higher altitudes)
- Lightweight waterproof jacket
- Fleece jacket or warm jumper
- Trekking trousers and shorts in Summer
- Good trainers for valley treks / to wear after a days hiking
- Mid-weight hiking boots
- Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
- Sunhat/warm hat
- Head torch and spare batteries – the summit push usually happens before sunrise!
- Personal lock (for unattended bags)
- Water purification tablets or water filter
- Trekking Poles
- 4 season sleeping bag (winter), or light 3-season sleeping bag (summer)
- Water bottle
- Soft Sided duffel bag (50-80 liters) – carried by mules. If trekking independently, then a 50-60L backpack.
- Lightweight day pack
Toiletries and First Aid
- Sunblock for body and lips
- Antibacterial hand wash
- First aid kit: antiseptic cream, diarrhea treatment, throat lozenges, painkillers, plaster and blister treatment, hydration salts, insect repellent
- Toilet paper
- Sleeping bag liner
- Therm-a-Rest (cushion for sleeping bag) – optional!
- Pen knife (keep in hold luggage when traveling)
- Repair kit (thread, needle, duct tape)
Winter Trekking Gear
- Ice axe – straight handle (60-70cm)
- Crampons – and hiking boots that can fit crampons
- Waterproof hardshell jacket
- Waterproof, lined trousers
- A warm synthetic or down jacket
- Gloves (inner thin and outer thick pair)
Following dinner, you meet your guide and arrange tomorrow’s starting time
It depends on the season and better. Getting to the summit at the right time is crucial, because if you go early, it will be too cold, and you won’t be able to stay for more than 20 minutes, which means you will miss the sunrise.
The claim of tomorrow feels conformable to you as you sleep early
The Final Phase: From the refuge to the summit , As soon as you wake up early, you eat your breakfast. It’s better not to eat heavy food that will make you dizzy. You take your backpack and water and stuff to take pictures.
You leave the refurege in dark time (in the snow times you have to make your shoes very well in a better and guide gonna help you)and then you listen to your guide advice and step by step because there is an upside there and stones
Having a positive outlook and expectation that you will reach the summit, my advice as a professional guide is to walk slowly at first, but if you see your guide going faster, ask him to slow down. After 30 minutes on the path you will reach a place with a lot of stones. You need to take a few minutes to breathe (3-4 minutes)) When you stop for long periods of time in the winter, your blood will be cold and you need to drink lots of water during the rest time. Then you continue to the path until you reach a point called (Asaghli) where you find a small upside that takes 10 minutes to climb, so I advise you to watch in front of you and be cautious, and then you reach point 2 (Tizi).
Taking a little rest and taking a picture, walking for 10 minute until you can see the summit above you, your feeling now is great and happier.
As you walk toward the edge of the last dangerous challenge place, you must pay close attention and go straight ahead, keeping yourself far from others. Once you pass this place, you finally reach the summit, where you rest and feel like you have won, and you become a successful adventurer.
As a suggestion, if you are taking pictures, stay in the center and see the sunrise with beautiful views. It is available only in North Africa. If you stay on the summit for 10 minutes in the winter and 20-25 minutes in the other months, you will be able to see Ourzazate city and Marrakech’s light.
After returning to Tizi Point, there are two routes: there is a nearby place, which is very close to the Refige, but it is much more dangerous. For this reason, we recommend taking the other path, which is a little farther away, but is much safer as the stones don’t fall very often, so you don’t have to pay attention so much. Also, don’t ski because the cold ice is not skateable, so just walk, don’t spend too much time walking.
Then when you arrive at the refuge (9-10am), you rest a little and collect your things. It is best to take a little time to collect your things and then decide if you would like to eat lunch in the refuge or on the trail. Afterwards, you walk through Chamhachoch and drink a Moroccan cup and see the white store, and then you see the path and you feel a good go back feel toward reach hard good but with work everything I’d checked the you arrive art you strategy point and my experience.