5 DAY ASTRONOMY TOUR FROM FEZ


Visit Merzouga for stargazing in desert

Stargazing in Morocco in the edge of  the Sahara as your dream :

While you are in Morocco , we invite you to enjoy stars in astronomy session in Merzouga desert. Astronomy in Morocco is very interesting especially in the south where the sky meets the desert.


WHAT IS INCLUDED :

Private transfer in A/C vehicle with Fez pick up

Accommodation in hotels/ riads

Dinners and breakfasts

Guided astronomy and geological tour in Morocco

Camel ride in desert / night in Merzouga camp


NOT INCLUDED :

Lunches

Drinks

CONTACT US

For reservation

Morocco’s latitude is also important. At +30 degrees it’s just close enough to the equator to observe southern hemisphere constellations you won’t find in central Europe , Time your journey right and you can see passing meteor showers, the rings of Saturn and distant galaxies like Andromeda, 2.5 million light years away.


5 days private Morocco astronomy Tour , enjoy stargazing in the Moroccan south skies. We expperience Moroccan astronomy , mythology beliefs, culture , and more during our private desert trip.  Welcome to the unique and exclusive chance to discover the skies of Southern Morocco at night!


DAY 1 : FES - MIDELT - ERFOUD

We leave fez cross the cedar forest , meet the monkeys at iframe national park , cross the middle atlas , enjoy the change of landscape and scenery ,evening in ERFOUD Hotel 4 stars in half board .


DAY 2 : ERFOUD - MERZOUGA DESERT

We explore the geology around Erfoud , go on a trip in the distant past , special geological field collecting trip to find your fossil on your own . End of the afternoon take half an hour Camel ride for experience to enjoy the sunset , Night at Erg Chebbi sand dunes in a desert Camp. First sky lecture after dinner, initiation to the stars and the desert night sky ..


DAY 3 : MERZOUGA DESERT / ASTRONOMY NIGHT

We explore south Erg Chebbi fascinating landscapes , visit old mines , cretaceous beds , meet back community whose parents was brought as slaves on the 12th century , share a cup of tea , enjoy Gnaoua music , night in the same camp. After dinner presentation regarding astronomy in northwest African culture, Berbers , Bedouin and Touaregs, mythology and believes .


DAY 4 : MERZOUGA DESERT

explore the history of the TAFILALET Sijilmassa which used to be one of the main caravan meting points from 7th to 12th century , explore the souk afternoon back to the camp for a 200 mm telescope and binocular cession of sky observation of the sky planets , galaxy s ,, night in the same desert camp


DAY 5 : MERZOUGA - FES

We drive back to fez enjoying the scenery from the opposite angle. With more knowledge and lots of good souvenirs to be in fez around 16 h . at your hotel.

Morocco Desert Stargazing.

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