Desert Events

New Year Event in the desert, 3 days – 2 nights Departure from marrakech

New Years Eve party and the experience of a of Nomadic desert life, the emotions we share amongst this landscape… and the memories we will share, take with us and treasure.
Celebrate New Year Eve around a camp fire in the erg Chegaga desert camp and dance under the stars to the rhythms of Touareg musicians. Wake early to watch the sunrise over the dunes.

30 dec : Marrakech – Ait Benhaddou – Draa Valley – Mhamid

Desert tours from Marrakech : Departing early in the morning from your riad/hotel in Marrakech, we drive through the High Atlas Mountains over the Tizin’Tichka Pass (2260 m), the highest road pass in Morocco, offering spectacular panoramic views of mountains, valleys and colorful Berber villages.

Travelling southwards,we stop on the way to visit the kasbahs of Tamnougalte and Ait Benhaddou. With its UNESCO listed spectacular Kasbah, Ait Benhaddou is a famous site for Hollywood movies shooting such as Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa valley with a stop in Zagora for a tea break before heading towards the desert of Mhamid, where you can spend the night in our guest house / Camp in M’hamd.

31 dec :

After a nice breakfast, you do 2 hours camel ride in the midst of the desert. Around 10:30 you are picked up there from the 4×4 and you will travel through a beautiful desert landscape to Oasis (holy oasis) for lunch break. The Oasis Sacrée consists of a small group of palm trees around a source in the midst of the desert, with running water the whole year. The nomads come with their herds for soaking. At 16 o’clock departure. After a further 15 km, we reach the dunes of Chegaga. This largest group of dunes of the region reaches a height of 300 m on a length of 40 km. We spend the night directly in nomad tents at the dunes after new year eve party, dinner with entertainment.

A night that comes alive to the rhythms and chants of the drums, castanets, and guitars played by nomads; Sahara traditional music. Inspired by the African spirit of dance combined with Arabic rhythm …

In the core of the Nomads campsite, we will have a big fire, where we gather to share food, laughter, celebration, and friendship.

1 jan :

Admire the sunrise over the dunes and enjoy breakfast before departing with 4×4  on the old Paris – Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Lac Iriqui, lunch break in Taznakht. We arrive in Marrakech at app. 18.30.

3 days, 2 nights, 2h camel ride

What is included:

3days 4×4 & driver included fuel1 night in Mhamid1 overnight in tent in Erg Chegag 2 diners & 2 breakfasts2 hours Camel ride.3 Lunches.

What is excluded:

Drinks Personal Spending

Desert Campsite Desert Of Mhamid

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