Winter Toubkal Trek
From Marrakech, we drive high into the Atlas mountain range. Running east to west for some fifteen hundred miles and falling abruptly away to the Sahara desert in the south, the Atlas reaches a spectacular 4165m at the summit of Jebel Toubkal. From the village of Imlil, our mule-supported trek takes us first to the typical Berber village of Aremd (1950m). Admiring the dramatic views to the surrounding snow-capped peaks, we continue to our refuge (3207m). From here we make day treks out to nearby peaks as conditions allow, including Ouanoukrim (4086m), Tizi Ouanoums (3650m) and Jebel Toubkal (4165m), approached by the south col.
The Magic of Marrakech
We begin and end our journey in the fabled city of Marrakech. Steeped in history and bustling with activity, the heart of Marrakech lies in the Djemma-el-Fna; the focal point where mountain Berbers and desert people from the south come to exchange news, haggle and trade in jelabahs, carpets and spices. There will be time to explore the souks and maze of alleyways and enjoy street entertainment at its very best. A scene straight out of 'Arabian Nights', the melee of jugglers, story-tellers, musicians, spice vendors and kebab stalls that gather each night at dusk provide a feast for the senses and memories that will last long after your return.
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