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 an air-
Accommodation in cozy hotels/riads
Breakfasts and dinners
Morocco astronomy and geology trip with a guide
Camel ride in desert / night in Merzouga camp
Morocco's latitude is also crucial. At +30 degrees, it's close enough to the equator to see southern hemisphere constellations that you won't see in central Europe. If you time your trip correctly, you can see passing meteor showers, Saturn's rings, and distant galaxies like Andromeda, 2.5 million light years away.
Enjoy stargazing in the Moroccan south skies on a 5-
DAY 1 : FES -
We leave Fes, traverse the cedar forest, see the monkeys at Iframe National Park, cross the Middle Atlas, enjoy the change of environment and scenery, and spend the evening at the ERFOUD Hotel, which is a four-
DAY 2 : ERFOUD -
We investigate the geology surrounding Erfoud, take a trip into the distant past, and go on a special geological field collecting expedition to uncover your own fossil. End the afternoon with a half-
DAY 3 : MERZOUGA DESERT -
We tour the magnificent landscapes of south Erg Chebbi, see historic mines, cretaceous beds, meet a back community whose parents were transported as slaves in the 12th century, drink a cup of tea, listen to Gnaoua music, and spend the night in the same camp. After supper, there will be a lecture about astronomy in Northwest African culture, Berbers, Bedouin, and Touaregs, mythology, and beliefs.
DAY 4 : ASTRO MERZOUGA DESERT
We examine the history of the Sijilmassa, which used to be one of the key caravan meeting locations from the seventh to the twelfth centuries, then return to the camp for a 200 mm telescope and binocular cession of sky observation of the sky planets, galaxy, and night in the same desert camp.
DAY 5 : MERZOUGA -
On the final day, we return to Fes, experiencing the city from a different angle. You should arrive at Fes around 16 h., armed with more knowledge and a plethora of lovely items.
MOROCCO STARGAZING IN DESERT, MERZOUGA