Thursday, October 31, 2019
Marrakech – Taznakhet – Foum Zguid – Chegaga
Departure from Marrakech after breakfast, by bus or 4×4, in the direction of the High Atlas via Tizi-n-Tichka (2260 m above sea level). You will enjoy the panoramic views of the road to Taznakhet (village of the Berber carpet) before arriving in Foum-Zguid, where you will have lunch at the Bab Rimal hotel.
You will then enter the desert via the 4×4 following the famous trail of Lake Iriqui, a dry bed of the Drâa, up to the great dunes of Chegaga.
Arrive at your bivouac where you will witness the sunset on the dunes and participate in a lively evening of nomadic songs around the fire.
Dinner and night after observation of the sky at the bivouac.
Friday, November 1st, 2019
Chegaga – Taragalte Festival
Departure to the village of M’Hamid after breakfast via the oasis Oum Laalage.
You will enjoy the desert landscapes (Hamada, dunes and oasis), lunch in the village, and then you will continue towards the Festival.
Arrival and installation at your bivouac at the Festival site
16h00: Official opening of the Taragalte festival.
Dinner and musical evening according to artistic programme.
Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd November, 2019
Two days devoted to the festival and its numerous activities: songs, dances, poems, tales, workshops and conferences to revive the atmosphere of the festivals celebrating nomadic culture in the desert in M’Hamid El Ghizlane.
Monday, November 4th, 2019
M’Hamid – Zagora – Aït Ben Haddou
Early in the morning, visit the ancient village of M’Hamid and return to Ouarzazate by stopping in Tamgroute to visit the Koranic library. From Zagora you will go up the whole valley of Drâa by road to discover other landscapes. Stop for lunch and continue to Ouarzazate. Arrival in the late afternoon in Aït Ben Haddou and visit its magnificent Kasbah, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue to your hotel in Ait Ben Haddou for dinner and overnight.
Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Aït Ben Haddou – Marrakech
After breakfast departure to Marrakech by taking the road of the valley onila in deriction of the famous Telouat Kasbah and guided tour. Lunch on the road and continuation to Marrakech. Arrival in the late afternoon and installation in your hotel.
This package includes :
• Minibus or 4×4 transport
• 1 night at the comfortable bivouac at the foot of the large Chegaga dune with half board.
• Three nights at the Festival in a comfortable and well-equipped tent from 01 to 04/11/2019 Full board (two to four people per tent)
• Festival entries and all activities.
• 1 night in a comfortable guest house in Ait Benhadou on half board.
This package does not include :
– Drinks during the whole stay at the festival (possibility to buy water and soft drinks and fruit juices on site)
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