Three days New Year Tour to Erg Chigaga From Marrakech

Day 1 : Marrakech to Mhamid via the Atlas Mountains and Draa Valley.

Departure from Marrakech across the Tizi-n-Tichka High Atlas pass (2260 m) - the highest road pass in Morocco offering spectacular panoramic views of the mountains and valleys with a snaky road, beautiful landscapes with different colours and the Berber villages along the way .Visit Ait Benhadou as one of the best preserved and most spectacular kasbah in Morocco. It is also a famous site for Hollywood films, Ait Benhaddou was used for the blockbuster film of 2000, Gladiator. The trip continues through the palm-lined Draa river valley to the village of Tamgroute to visit the famous Koranic Library and subterranean Kasbah and the Manufacture of pottery. Then, continue towards M’hamid the "doorway to the Sahara desert for the night with dinner either in a basic hotel or under nomad tent in the dunes of Erg lihoudi.

Day 2 : Mhamid to Erg Chigaga via a Sacred Oasis. (New Year Big Party)

After breakfast, departure into the immense desert on the back Camels crossing a10 kmdistance of small dunes. It is a worthy experience of a simpler, quieter life and a sojourn off the beaten track in the dunes of the Sahara. It is a search for another life.that’s of the nomad tribe with different traditions and customs. Around 03 p.m and after lunch, we take a track which carries out through the rocky, desert scenery towards the sand dunes of Chigaga that spread over 40 km. Welcome drink ; then, an enjoyable and picturesque sunset upon the dunes and a big party with music and dance to the rhythms of Sahara. Overnight in desert camp or under a star-filled sky with evening meal and breakfast included.

Day 3 : Erg Chigaga Desert to Marrakech via Iriqui lake and Taznakht.

After enjoying the sunrise up the chigaga sand dunes, breakfast is served to you, then departure in 4x4 vehicles via the old Paris-Dakar road to Foum Zguid, crossing Iriqui lake. Lunch in the berber village Taznakht. Then, we continue our desert safari towards the Atlas Mountains. Arrival to Marrakech about 6:30 p.m.

 

 Days & Meals

Price per person

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Meals

2 persons

3 persons

4 persons

5 persons

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inclusive

  300€

  255€ 

  210€ 

  185€ 

  165€ 

20% cut for children under 12 years old, Free for children under 5 years old. (One child each family)

Program Inclusion :

- Transportation in 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser cars.

- Well-experienced driver.

- Overnight in M'hamid either in a desert camp or in a hotel with dinner and breakfast.

- Overnight in Nomad tent in the immense sand dunes of Erg Chigaga with breakfast.

- Camel ride with a camel guide.

- Moroccan New Year Eve Feast Party with a big dinner.

 

Program Exclusion :

- Lunches

- Beverages

 

New Year Feast in the Desert includes:

• Welcome with Moroccan mint tea, dates and almonds

• Big camp fire

• Two different local music groups

• Moroccan soups

• Dinner under large Berber tent

• Mechoui (roasted lamb)

• Royal Couscous

• Deserts of fruit

• Authentic decoration of candles and more


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