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ASTRONOMY TRIPS

Stargazing in Sahara desert, Morocco

Tour from Marrakech to Fez

5 DAY STARGAZING TOUR

Tour from Fez to Marrakech

5 DAY DESERT ASTRONOMY

Tour from Marrakech to desert

4 Day from Marrakech to Fez 5 Day from Fez to Marrakech 5 Day from Marrakech

Star gazing is not one of the things that immediately springs to mind when you are visiting Morocco. However, it is an ideal destination because although most of us live in areas with high population density and light pollution which obstruct the natural starry sky, there are areas in Morocco where there are no city lights .Merzouga Erg chebbi sand dunes is one of the fabulous And unique paradises for stargazing in Morocco. Try Camel trek into the Sahara for an unforgettable night of stargazing at one of the spectacular desert sky . The stars in the Sahara are fantastic , and the sky is dark.

4 DAY DESERT ASTRONOMY

Morocco is one of the best stargazing destinations in the world. Once you get  to the desert . the edge of the Sahara , erfoud and merzouga region , light pollution drops to almost zero. Combine this with an arid atmosphere and about 300 cloudless nights a year and you’ve got the perfect conditions for observation.

4 day Morocco Astronomy  Tour , stargazing in the Moroccan south skies  Exploring  Moroccan , skies , Astronomy , mythology beliefs, culture , and more ! Welcome to the unique and exclusive chance to discover the skies of Southern Morocco at night!


DAY 1 : MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE - NKOB

We pick up you from your hotel in Marrakech and our professional driver will drive across Tizi n Tichka pass in Atlas mountains. We visit Aait Benhaddou ,old Unesco Kasbah from 12 th century. After lunch here we explore Ouarzazate ,often called as Moroccan Hollywood. We continue a drive along Draa valley. We spend the evening at NKOB in a small hotel with half board. It will be our first contact with the sky for introduction to the astronomy on deep Morocco .


DAY 2 : NKOB - ERFOUD - MERZOUGA DESERT

Today we departure from NKOB towards TAFILALET OASIS. We pass nice arid desert landscapes, we stop at ERFOUD for a lunch. Then we continue to Merzouga and its ERG CHEBBI sand dunes. We experience a camel ride for one hour and we enjoy beautiful sunset ,as an unique experience. We stay overnight in desert camp where we will have dinner. Then we enjoy astronomy session , sky lecture , presentation , and  sky observation with our 200 mm telescope . We sleep in Sahara Berber tents in Merzouga .


DAY 3 : ASTRONOMY IN MERZOUGA DESERT

After breakfast in the desert camp , we explore the famous ERG CHEBBI SAND DUNES in Morocco. We visit village of Khamlia, Hassilabiad and Merzouga. Later today we return back to same desert camp or Kasbah depending on the weather. Then we enjoy another astronomy practicing  and  we exchanging knowledge.


DAY 4 : MERZOUGA DESERT TO MIDELT AND FEZ

After breakfast we  leave Merzouga desert and we drive towards Middle Atlas. We pass Ziz  valley, and after  lunch in Midelt we reach Fez city where we drop you at  your hotel . End of Morocco astronomy tour.

4 DAY ASTRONOMY TRIP FROM MARRAKECH TO FEZ

Merzouga desert stargazing trip

Is Stargazing in Morocco in the edge of the Sahara is your dream ?

If you love astronomy , while you are in Morocco , you should be seeing stars in Merzouga desert. Astronomy in Morocco is not very popular but very interesting especially in the south where the sky meets the desert.


WHAT IS INCLUDED :

Private transfer in A/C vehicle and pick up from Marrakech

Accommodation in hotels/ riads

Dinners and breakfasts during Morocco astronomy tour

Guided astronomy tour in Morocco

Camel ride in desert and night in Erg Chebbi camp


NOT INCLUDED :

Lunches

Drinks

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