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Useful information

Here is a list of practical informations to prepare your visit and enjoy the Taragalte festival.

Where will the Taragalte Festival 2019 take place?

The Taragalte Festival is held near the Bivouac Le Petit Prince, in the desert 7km from the village of M'Hamid El Ghizlane. The bivouac is in the last oasis before entering the vast Sahara Desert.
Localisation of the Site

Coming to the Festival

Did you purchase thePack Caravane or the Pack Stars ?

In those two packs, we take in charge your transfer from Marrakech to the site of the Festival (Back and Forth).

Did you purchase the Pack Village or the Pass Day ?

You have several choices to get to Taragalte Festival :
By car : M'Hamid is reached by the national road 9 from Ouarzazate (260 km) via the city of Zagora located 97 kms from M'Hamid. The festival site is located 20 minutes from the village by car. Once arrived, you go to the reception desk at the entrance of the site, and we will indicate where to park your car Localisation of the Site
By bus : Many Bus companies serve to the village M'hamid El Ghizlane ( CTM for example). Once arrived, you can take a cab or take our shuttle service to get to the Taragalte Festival.
By plane : Here are the three closest airports to the Taragalte Festival site :
Zagora airport about 1h30 (100 km)
Ouarzazate airport at about 4h (250 km)
The airport of Marrakech at about 8h (450 km)
Once you arrive to one of the 3 cities, you can get to the M’hamid El Ghizlane by Bus (CTM for example), by cab or by car.
Shuttles : We also provide you with shuttles during the 3 days of the Festival between M'hamid el Ghizlane and the site:
Time: From 11am to 1am
Price: 150 dhs the day (1 round trip) and 450 dhs the three days (3 round trips)

Accommodation

With our Packs, you can sleep on the site of Taragalte festival under the stars of M'hamid and enjoy the pure nomadic experience in the middle of the Saharan dunes. If you do not choose this options, other possibilities are available to you, hotels, campsites in the neighborhood.
Camping on the site of the Festival Taragalte is not allowed. However, you have the possibility to do it outside the site or in the campsites nearby.
NB : In case of wilderness campins, the festival declines all the responsibilities for what happens outside the site of Taragalte.

Prepare for Taragalte

To enjoy the Taragalte Festival experience, let us help you with a list of essentials:
+Scarves: To cover you and protect you from the sun and the wind, they are also on sale on the site
+Clothes: Light for the day but also warm clothes for evenings that can sometimes be cold
+Super convenient: Sunscreen, lip balm, wet wipes, cotton, flashlight, sunglasses, towel
+Medicine: aspirin, dolphin, Immodium …
+Gourds (Reusable water bottles) : To reduce the consumption of plastic during the festival, water points will be made available to allow on-site refueling.

In the site

Local products, specialties, diversity, and experience. Here are in few words what you will find once on site at Taragalte Festival . On the site, a restaurant area will take place to offer you a food based on fresh and local products. The focus is on the local products of Mhamid El Ghizlane that will give you a real taste of the region. A sales area for local products will be on the site, It is a must pass by to be dressed in the colors of the Sahara. For your enjoyment, there are several activities such as : camel rides, 4 * 4 walks to visit the big dunes with lunch in the desert, tours of Oasis and Kasbah with lunch among locals, rental of quad for hikes. These activities are not included in our Packs and Pass, hence their cost is your responsibility. Taragalte Festival sets up a security team to combine the intensity of the experience, the majesty of the Sahara, with your comfort. .