Mount Toubkal Climb and Sahara Desert Adventure

Atlas Desert Tours
Mount Toubkal Climb and Sahara Desert Adventure

Mount Toubkal Climb and Sahara Desert Adventure

Atlas Mountains, Morocco

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5 Days
Atlas Mountains - Morocco
Starting From
325 € / per person
Cancellation Policy
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Embark on an extraordinary 5-day journey that combines the thrill of climbing Mount Toubkal with the breathtaking beauty of the Atlas Mountains and the enchanting Sahara Desert. This adventure will take you deep into Morocco's natural wonders, allowing you to immerse yourself in diverse landscapes and unforgettable experiences.

Join us on this extraordinary 5-day adventure, where you'll conquer Mount Toubkal, trek through the Atlas Mountains, and experience the enchantment of the Sahara Desert. Create lifelong memories of Morocco's natural wonders and diverse landscapes.

What's Included

English speaking guide
Accommodation for trekking duration
Muleteers and Mule for Luggage carrying during the trek
All meals during your trek
1 - overnight in a hotel at Dades valleys (Dinner & Breakfast)
1 – overnight camping on Dunes of merzouga desert (Dinners & Breakfast)
Camle Riad on Dunes
Travel insurance
flight Ticket
accommdation and meals in Marrakech
Lunches during the desert tour
Entrance fees to Kasbahs and cinema studio

Group Pricing

Participants Number Price
2 Persons peopel 00 € / per person

Booking Form

From EU 325€ / Per person
No form of payments is required at this step


Day 1: Marrakech - Imlil - Toubkal

Your adventure begins with a pick-up from your accommodation in Marrakech at around 8:30 am. You'll be transferred to Moulay Brahim Gorges and then to the Berber town of Imlil (1750m), a gateway to the High Atlas Mountains. After meeting your Mount Toubkal team and enjoying a traditional Berber tea, the trek begins. Follow the Ait Mizane Valley towards the village of Armed, where you'll witness terraced farming, traditional Berber houses, and bustling streets filled with goats and cattle. Continue through the rocky cliffs, cross the river, and reach the shrine of Sidi Chamarouch. Finally, zigzag your way up to Toubkal Refuge (3207m), where you'll spend the night. Walking time: 5-6 hours.

Day 2: Toubkal Refuge - Toubkal Peak - Toubkal Refuge - Imlil

Start your day early with breakfast around 4:30 am. Begin the ascent at 5:00 am to avoid the heat and reach the summit at the best time. Take short breaks along the way for water, oranges, and Moroccan nuts. Within 3-4 hours, you'll be rewarded with stunning views of Toubkal Summit and the surrounding peaks. Marvel at the panoramic vistas of the Atlas Mountains and the Sahara in the distance. After soaking in the beauty, descend back to the Refuge for lunch. Continue the descent to Imlil were we will spend the night . Walking time: Approx. 10 hours.

Day 3: Imlil - Ait Benhaddou - Dades Gorges

Leave Imlil Valley behind and travel through Asni, Moulay Brahim Gorges, and Tahnoaout. Journey along winding mountain roads, reaching Tizi N'Tichka (2260m) for a stunning panoramic view of the Anti-Atlas and the Tadart Valley. Visit the famous Kasbah of Ait Ben Haddou, a renowned tourist destination. Explore Ouarzazate, known as the Hollywood of Morocco, and Qlaat Mgouna. Finally, arrive at Dades Valley, famous for its annual rose harvest and festival. Overnight in Dades Gorge. Driving time: About 7 hours.

Day 4: Dades Gorges - Todra Gorge - Merzouga

After breakfast, continue the journey to Merzouga, the gateway to the Sahara Desert. Visit the lush Palm Grove of Todra, followed by the breathtaking Todra Gorge. Pass through Erfoud, known for its fossil discoveries, and reach Merzouga. Leave the vehicle behind and embark on a captivating camel ride through the dunes of the desert for approximately two hours. Pause at a dune to witness the magical sunset. Spend the night in nomadic tents (haimas) in the heart of the desert, enjoying the tranquility and celestial beauty.

Day 5: Merzouga - Agdez - Marrakech

Wake up early to witness the mesmerizing sunrise over the dunes. Ride camels back to the hotel for a shower and breakfast. Depart from Merzouga towards the vast Palm Groves of Tafilalet. Pass through the city of Rissani, the former capital of the Alaouite sultans. Continue to Alnif, a desert town with unique surroundings, and explore the oasis of Tazarine and Nkob. Journey through the Draa Valley, passing by the Berber villages of Agdez and the Ait Saoun pass (1660m) with breathtaking views. Arrive in Marrakech in the afternoon and transfer to your accommodation.

Additional Informations
About The Trek

Essential Info

-This tour runs all year round and can depart at any date of your preference

- the Atlas Mountains and desert trip is available can be arranged for groups of all size

- Further discounts are available for group size over eight people.

- We usually have several treks departing each week that you may join.

- you can pay Euros, Dollars, sterling pounds, Dirhams


Berber tea house

The Accommodation will be in a Berber guesthouse will be simple and basic but has beds with foam mattresses. The food will be cooked by the Mount Toubkal Expedition cook who is traveling with you.


Camping is an option if prefered (june-Octo).

We provide modern igloo-style tents that sleep two persons each; they are of various sizes so ideally we would like to be advised in advance if any of your party is particularly tall (6 ft or over). So that, we can provide the most suitable tents for all groups.

Along with the sleeping tents, we also provide one or more large traditional Berber tents for cooking, eating and socialising which make your camp a little bit special.

NB : If accommodation is required in the Atlas Mountains either before or after the trek, we can always book you at our Imlil Refuge or at our Riad Dar Bab Toubkal in Armed village.


The refuge is simple but offers warm showers, a few western toilets and a warm lounge with electric lighting in which to read or chat with your fellow hikers. There is a full kitchen for your team to cook in and a couple of dining areas. Please note that boots must not be worn in the refuge. So, sandals, shoes or flip flops should be taken to keep your feet (and socks) warm, dry and clean.


Big bag for clothing

Backpack for each daily supplies

Good walking boots and socks / good trainers for Toubkal treks

Personnel First Aid Kit

3 to 4-season sleeping bag ( winter) or light Sleeping bag ( Summer)

Crampons, Ice axes, and Gaiters for Winter treks ( Nov to April )

Lightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Water bottle or camelback (recommended)

Lightweight daypack



Toilet tissues


Head Torch and batteries

Towel & all personal toiletries

Most of those equipment can be rented locally from our equipment shop 


Contact us anytime! We're here 24/7 to help you plan your perfect trek.