New Year Desert Tour
New Year Desert tour from Marrakech
- 1st trip schedule option – 4 Days
Day 1: Marrakech – Tischka Pass – Ait Ben Haddou– Ouarzazat – Boumaln Dades
Pick up will take place at your Hotel or Riad and drive to Ouarzazat via the high Atlas Mountains over Tizi N tichca, enjoying the spectacular views and Berber Villages along the way. When we get to Ouarzazat you will have lunch there and the chance to stop by Taourirt Kasbah and take photosthen continue passing by Skoura oasis of palm trees , the valley of Roses and Overnight at your Hotel or Riad in Boumaln Dades.
Day 2: Boumaln Dades – Todra Gorges – Erfoud – Merzouga
After having breakfast, we leave Boumaln Dades hitting the road to Erg Chebbi dunes through Todra Gorge where you will see panoramic views of Berber villages, Thousands of Kasbahs and Dades valley on the way. Arrive at Tinjdad where you will have lunch, so as to continue the journey to the Erg Chebbi dunes where you can have a camel trek immediately to see the sunset and take photos or get to your equipped camp in the oasis or to a Hotel first depending on time and your choice. After dinner at the Hotel the New Year celebration starts with Berber folklore and Gnawa Musicians around fire camp.
Day 3: Merzouga – Alnif – Agdz – Ouarzazate
Get to the top of the dunes in the early morning to see wonderful view of the sunrise; it is a good place to take photos of the sunrise because there are no buildings or something that would cover the sun. Then go to the Hotel or camp to have breakfast. And travel towards Ourzazat through Agdez and Draa valley. A break at Nkob in order to have lunch, a small Berber village located about 67km from Agdez. After lunch, we drive to Ouarzazat.
Day 4: Ouarzazate – Marrakech
After breakfast, we depart from your Ouarzazat Hotel to Ait Ben Haddou Kasbahs, the ancient Kasbah that was believed to be built since the 11th century. And was recognized by the UNESCO as a worldwide heritage. We head along the Ounila valley via the Berber villages Tamdakhat and Telouet. After lunch, we visit the palace El Gloui. In the afternoon, we continue to Marrakech via Tizi N tichka and get you to your Riad or Hotel.
Morocco New Year’s Eve Desert Tour – 5 Days
- 2nd trip schedule option 5 Days
- Departing Marrakech to Erg Chebbi – New Year’s Eve Desert Tour
29 December : Marrakech – Ouarzazat – Skoura
Pick up will take place at your Hotel or riad in Marrakech and travel through TiziNtichka Pass (2260m) to Skoura palmery, one of the rare palmery inhabited and cultivated town in Morocco. Overnight at a Hotel or Riad at Skoura Palmery.
30 December: Skoura – Todra Gorges – Merzouga
after breakfast, we head to ErggChebbi at Merzouga where you have the chance for camel trek to enjoy the sunset over the dunes of the sahara desert. And spend the night in an equipped camp in the middle of the oasis under millions of stars magic view.
31 December: Exploring Merzouga and the area
after breakfast, we explore the area of Merzouga that attracts many tourists from all over the world. After, we make a tour of dunes where we meet nomads to explore their special traditions and style of life and celebrate the New Year party.
01 January: Merzouga – Ouarzazat
depart from Merzouga to the Hollywood of Morocco (Ouarzazat city) via Agdez and Draa valley. Spend the night in a Hotel or riad at Ouarzazat.
02 January: Ouarzazate – Ait Ben Haddou – Marrakech
leave Ouarzazat and make a visit to Ait Ben haddou kasbahs, a fortified city or ksar which is situated along the Ounila River and still hosts many families. Visit Taoulet Kasbah and transfer to Marrakech city.