5 days 4 night desert tour from Marrakech to Fes to celebrate The New Year’s Eve in a luxury desert camp in Merzpuga dunes. Visiting Ait Ben Haddou, Dades and Todra gorges, nomad villages and more.
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December 30th: Marrakech – Telwet – Ait Benhaddou – Ouarzazate – Dades gorges
Your travel to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Merzouga dunes begins by crossing the high Atlas mountains. Ascending through the 7,413-foot (2,260-meter) Tizi N’Tichka. We will see beautiful villages suspended on the flanks of the mountains during the drive. Stop for lunch and tour in the World heritage site of Ait Benhaddou. (This famous kasbah was used as a backdrop for more than 20 films.).overnight in ouarzazate.
December 31st: Ouarzazate – Dades gorges – Tinghir – Toudra gorges
Leaving ouarzazate toward skoura where we’ll visit the Amredhyle Kasbah, one of the wonders of the southern “Route of the thousand kasbahs”. The road then leads us through the Valley of the Roses where we’ll stop in Kella M’Gouna. Heading boumalen and reach tinghir with its fabulous canyons. At the Todra Canyons, we have lunch at a local restaurant. Later we will have free time to walk around the “gorges”, to enjoy the river and the fabulous views.overnight in hotel.
December 31st: Toudra gorges – Tinjdad – Erfoud – Merzouga dunes
Early morning,and after the breakfast departure to Erfoud . Berber villages are scattered along the way, We’ll pass through Tinjdad, Jorf and Erfoud in which we’ll feel the beginning of the Saharan oasis of Tafilalet, and you will have time for lunch on the way before you arrive to Merzouga,after relaxing few minuts in Merzouga,we go to the camels who are waiting to take us on an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend New Year’s Eve in an equipped camp with drums music in the middle of the Sahara, we go to a high dunes to see the sunset , and after a delicious special dinner we will spend the night in nomad tents.
January 1st: Merzouga – khamlia – nomad villages – Erg Chebbi – Merzouga
We will wake up early to see the spectacular sunrise over the dunes before making our way back to the hotel for a shower. and Afert breakfast heading to Khamlia village to enjoy live Gnawa music, continue through an off-road to have a tour of sand dunes then stop to have a tea with nomads in berber tents you will discover a new sence of life. From there back to the hotel
January 2nd: Merzouga – Erfoude – Errachidia – Midelt – Ifrane – Fes
Wake up early morning ,and after the breakfast. You will depart to Errachidia via Erfoud, Aoufous and the valley of Ziz then stopping for a panoramic view of the oasis of Aoufous in the Tafilalte region. Continuation to Midelt across the pass of Tizi N’talghamt and have lunch break. After lunch you will be driven to Fes via the Cedar forest near Azrou and the mountain of the middle Atlas with the possibility to see the Barbary apes (monkies). You may have a stop in Ifrane (the Switzerland of Morocco) before arriving to Fes. End of New Year’s Eve Tour.
PRICES PER PERSON Taxes included
50% reduction for children under 12 years, free for children under 5 years (Maximum one child per family)
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WHAT THE PRICE INCLUDES
– Transportation by 4*4 toyota air-conditioned vehicle + fuel
– English-speaking driver
– Entrance fees
– Ensuite rooms with A/C in typical hotels, Kasbahs & Riads
– Overnight accommodation on half board basis
– Camel rides
flights and tips not included
Explore Morocco Tours is a tour operator company registered by the Moroccan government. All of our automobiles are air-conditioned, 4 x 4 Toyota vehicles suited for off-road travel fitted to carry 6 passengers as well as hyundai h1 minivan that can seat six to eight passengers. We can also provide 48 seated buses for larger groups.
Confirmation and Payment
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