NEW YEAR & SPECIALS / CELEBRATE NEW YEAR ON A 3-DAY TOUR, STARTING FROM MARRAKECH, MOROCCO

New Year MarrakechNew Year Marrakech. Day 1: 30 December: Marrakech – Tizi-n-Tichka – Agdez – Zagora – M’Hamid

Meet at 8 am, travel in a 4×4 to M’Hamid via the Atlas Mountain pass Tizi-N-Tichka. Then reach the kasbahs of Tamdakhte and Ait Ben Haddou. Arrive in Ouarzazate for a delicious lunch.

Leave for Zagora and en route visit the town of Agdez; panoramic views over the Draa valley. Continue along the valley till Tanskhirt, where the track ends.

On the way to M’Hamid, we stop in Tamegroute to visit the Koranic library, the underground kasbah and an artisan pottery. Arrive at Bivouac El Mezouaria. Dinner and entertainment round the camp fire. Stay overnight in a tent.

Day 2: 31 December: M’Hamid – Chegaga

After breakfast, a 1-hour camel ride, then a 4×4 drive along the sand tracks to the dunes of Chegaga, the largest dunes in Morocco. Lunch in the shade of the palm or tamarisk trees. In the afternoon continue to Chegaga.

Arrive at Bivouac El Mezouaria to enjoy the splendid sunset and prepare for New Year’s Eve beneath the stars, in the open desert, and round a large camp fire.

A delicious traditional dinner is served including Moroccan soup, mechoui (a whole lamb stewed in a specific oven: a festive speciality), couscous, a seasonal dessert, tea, Moroccan pastries.

An evening of Nomadic folklore. Overnight stay at Bivouac Chegaga.

Day 3: 1 January: Chegaga – Lake Iriqui – Foum Zguid – Taznakht – Marrakech

The route back to Marrakech is along the sand tracks between Erg Chegaga and the dry river bed of the Draa, via the salt-flats of Lake Iriqui. Pass Foum Zguid and continue via Taznakht.

Return to Marrakech.

Throughout the day there will opportunities to take photographs along the route between Taznakht and Marrakech.

Dinner Menu:

  • harira soup
  • mechoui
  • couscous
  • seasonal dessert
  • tea with Moroccan pastries
  • bottled water

Entertainment: evening of Nomadic folklore.

 

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      We hebben. Een circuit geboekt uit marakechs naar mhamid en twee fantastisch dagen mee gemaakt in de Sahara . Alles was super geregeld lekker eten. En er waren zelfs douch en toilet aanwezig wat je niet verwacht in de Sahara s avonds super ervaring met...Meer

    thumb Daniel G
    9/08/2015

      Voor de derde keer hier geweest. Ook wanneer je solo reist, ben je hier aan het juiste adres. Met de bus vanuit Marrakech naar M'hamid gegaan. In M'hamid opgehaald en naar de bivouac gebracht. Heerlijke tijd gehad. Ronddwalen in de woestijn, lopend naar het dorp,...Meer

    thumb FannyenMarijn
    1/01/1970

      Wij hebben samen met 2 kinderen een driedaagse trip naar de woestijn gedaan met Desert Bivouac. Sadam Sbai was onze goede chauffeur. Telkens lekker gegeten en goed begeleid. Alle mensen van de organisatie waren heel vriendelijk en behulpzaam.

    thumb Hans D
    1/01/1970
New year Desert Bivouac
Desert Bivouac 4x4 circuits
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