Program for private 3 Days New Year desert tour from Marrakech to Merzouga Desert
December 30: marrakech – atlas mountains – kasbah ait Benhaddou – ouarzazate - dades valley
We organise private New Year travel from Marrakech. If you require accommodation in Marrakech before your tour starts let us know, we will add it to your private Morocco tour. Our tour driver will pick you up in Marrakech at your hotel and then we drive towards the High Atlas Mountains. We will pass the Tizi n'Tichka road pass , we will visit an Argan oil area where we learn a little about the production process. We continue our 3 days Marrakech New Year tour to visit village of Ait Benhaddou. Here we will explore famous UNESCO World Heritage kasbah. Several movies were filmed here : Lawrence Of Arabia , Gladiator, The Mummy , Son of God , and many others. We continue to Ouarzazate -inhabited by Berbers. We will visit here local movie studio - Atlas Studio - one of the largest movie studios in the world. Then we will continue through the Skoura ,then The Valley of Roses where you may purchase rose products made in local area. We drive to Boumalne Dades where we stay overnight at the local riad / hotel with dinner and breakfast.
December 31: dades valley - todgha gorge - erfoud - merzouga New Year Celebration
We explore Dadès Gorges and the valley. We will enjoy amazing rock formation called “The monkey fingers”. Then we drive to explore Todgha Gorge , famous and popular place for hikers. Then we continue towards Tinijdad, we visit Erfoud fossil shop and factory. We may stop in Rissani to visit local traditional souk. We continue to Sahara desert in Merzouga.
Once we reach Merzouga we prepare for camel ride into the dunes. Our experienced camel guides will take us into the deep of Sahara desert and after 1 hour camel ride and enjoying sunset in desert we reach Sahara desert camp in Merzouga. You may climb to high dune to enjoy the beautiful scenery in Sahara desert and then we will have traditional Berber dinner. We will enjoy Berber music around campfire and experience our stay in Sahara desert. Enjoy a night in comfortable accommodation in the Berber Nomad desert tents with New Year dinner and breakfast
January 1: merzouga desert - draa valley - ouarzazate – marrakech
On the last day of Marrakech New Year travel we ride camels back to Merzouga village and we enjoy amazing sunrise in Sahara desert. After breakfast in hotel we pass Rissani, Agdez and Draa Valley to Ouarzazate. Then we cross Atlas mountains to reach Marrakech. We drop you off at your hotel. If you require accommodation in Marrakech after your tour finished let us know, we will add it to your private Morocco tour.