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One week of desert, music and magical moments

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Day 1: Getting to know / Bivouac / Festival

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Friday, 01.11.2019
Arrival and meeting point in the center of M'Hamid.
At 4 pm we move into our mud huts in Bivouac on the edge of the desert. At mint tea and pastry we get to know each other. Dinner at 19 o'clock in the Bivouac. Then we drive to the festival area. There, together or individually, we enjoy the magical atmosphere of the festival, just as it suits. At night return to Bivouac by appointment.

Meals included:
• Dinner: Welcome tea and pastries. Dinner at the camp.
Accommodation included: In mud huts (2 persons) in the camp on the edge of the desert

Day 2: MHamid / Festival

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Saturday, 02.11.2019
Breakfast and lunch at Bivouac. During the day at leisure. From Brahim you can show the old Kasbah of M'Hamid and the surrounding area. In the early evening we drive together again to the festival. Dinner today individually on the festival grounds. There are many stalls of locals with a delicious menu. The nightly return to Bivouac again by appointment.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: In mud huts (2 persons) in the camp on the edge of the desert

Day 3: Ouled Driss / MHamid / Festival

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Sunday, 03.11.2019
Breakfast at Bivouak. After breakfast we drive together to Ouled Driss. There is a small Berber museum there. We learn a lot about the customs of the Berbers and nomads and get a deeper insight into the culture. If you like, explore instead, or afterwards, with a quad the surrounding area. For lunch we are back in Bivouac. The afternoon is at leisure. In the early evening we drive together again to the festival area. Dinner also today individually on the festival area. At night return to Bivouac by appointment.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: In mud huts (2 persons) in the camp on the edge of the desert

Day 4: 1st leg of the trek to the dunes of Lbor

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Breakfast at Bivouak. After sleeping in, we pack our stuff, load the dromedaries and start our trek towards the dunes of Erg Chegaga at noon. The first leg takes us to Lbor in four hours. There we set up our tents under tamarisk trees for the night. Of course we also take a break on the way. In the evening we eat together by the campfire and enjoy our first evening in the great outdoors. Above us only the indescribable starry sky of the Moroccan desert.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight in igloo tents under the stars.

Day 5: 2nd stage up to the dunes of Borgane

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Tuesday, 05.11.2019
After breakfast we start at 9 o'clock to our second day stage. The goal is the dune of Borgane. The runtime in the morning is about three hours. At lunchtime we take a long break in the shade of tamarisk with lunch and a siesta. In the afternoon it is another two hours to our destination. At the foot of the dune we set up our camp for the night. We bake and eat the delicious sand bread, sit by the fire and sing and drum together with our companions

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in igloo tents under the stars.

Day 6: 3rd day to the Holy Oasis

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Wednesday, 06.11.2019
After breakfast we leave again. Today's stage takes us to the Holy Oasis (Oasis sacré). Of course, we will make an extended break for strengthening again today. We set up our camp in the immediate vicinity of the oasis.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in igloo tents under the stars.

Day 7: Erg Chegaga

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Thursday, 07.11.2019
After breakfast, we wrap up our dromedaries one last time. The last stage leads us directly to the dunes of Erg Chegaga. This we reach around noon. Running time approx. 3 hours.
In the camp we are greeted by a mint tea. We move into our cabins and can finally take a warm shower again. After lunch time is free. Climb the dune, try out sandboarding or just enjoy the silence and the vastness of the landscape in the camp. Everyone spends the day as they want and need. In the evening we eat together in the camp and play music at the campfire.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in the desert camp. Clay huts for 2 persons.

Day 8: Back to MHamid

Pass By: mhamid desert camp, Morocco
Friday, 08.11.2019
After breakfast we say goodbye to the desert. SUVs bring us back to M'Hamid. Crossing the desert in a jeep is an experience in itself. After a short stop at the Nomad's Fountain, we reach M'Hamid around noon.
At the end of our trip we invite you to the traditional Friday couscous.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
N9, Mhamid, Morocco

Traveler pickup is offered
If required, we can organize (for a surcharge) the transfer to the starting point (bus / taxi / jeep)

Airports

  • Menara Airport, Marrakech Morocco
  • Zagora Airport, Zagora Morocco


Duration
8 days
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 7x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • 7x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • All stated meals and drinks (coffee, tea and water).
Exclusions
  • Admission to the festival, quad on demand, soft drinks, tips, own dromedary
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
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  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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  • Brahim Elammari / Doris Butz
  • Duration: 8 days
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