5 DAYS ASTRONOMY TRIP FROM MARRAKECH

Popular Morocco stargazing and geological trip

Morocco stargazing tours in Morocco in the edge of the Sahara desert :

If you love astronomy you should experience stargazing in Merzouga desert. Astronomy in Morocco is not very popular but very interesting especially in Merzouga where the sky meets the desert.


WHAT IS INCLUDED :

Private transfer in A/C vehicle with Marrakech pick up

Accommodation in hotels/ riads

Dinners and breakfasts during stargazing tour

Guided astronomy and geological tour in Morocco

Camel ride in desert and night in Sahara 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 Morocco Astronomy Tour with exploring  Moroccan geology and culture. Welcome to the unique and exclusive chance to discover the skies of Southern Morocco at night! :


DAY 1 : MARRAKECH - OUARZAZATE - ALNIF

leave Marrakech cross the high atlas pass , lunch in Ouarzazate Moroccan Hollywood , evening in Alnif desert . First contact with the stars and sky lecture night in a hotel in the flat black stony desert in half board.


DAY 2 : ALNIF - MERZOUGA DESERT

during the day visit many fossils quarry’s to collect fossils mainly trilobites , evening in a hotel at Erg Chebbi sand dunes of Merzouga . take half an hour Camel ride for experience to see sunset , after dinner presentation about astronomy in nomadic tribes culture Berbers , Bedouins and Touregs , mythology and beliefs.


DAY 3 : MERZOUGA DESERT

explore more geology in the area , meet local peoples , touch with the local culture . Evening after dinner cession of sky observation with a telescope 200 mm . Then back to the desert camp.


DAY 4 : MERZOUGA - DADES GORGES

We drive back thru the road of thousand Kasbahs , night at roses valley at a guest house , night with a local family ..


DAY 5 : DADES - OUARZAZATE - MARRAKECH

Today we drive back to Marrakech via Tichka high atlas pass be in Marrakech around 16h.

Morocco Desert Stargazing.

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