Spend the New Year in the dunes of the Sahara in Morocco, the change of year in all serenity

If you are looking for an original idea on your next destination to spend the New Year, look no further: try the dunes of the Sahara, in the heart of the sumptuous city of Merzouga. Indeed, located in the south-east of Morocco in the heart of the Sahara, the small village of Merzouga is particularly famous for its magnificent dunes, considered to be the largest in Morocco.

Many activities are offered there, and it is totally impossible for you to get bored during your stay. In the following, you will find all the good reasons to come and spend the New Year in Merzouga, in the heart of the Moroccan desert.

Live an experience worthy of the thousand and one night accounts

In addition to making you enjoy its breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, its unique and indescribable nocturnal silence, as well as its nights adorned with stars, Merzouga has many other surprises in store for you.

Dromedary caravan and night under the stars

You will have the opportunity to go on a camel excursion and cross the many dunes of the desert, including erg Chebbi, the most famous and imposing in Morocco. And to top it off, you can spend the night under the stars or in Berber bivouacs, in the heart of the desert!

Enjoy sand baths

If you are not claustrophobic, it is quite possible for you in Merzouga to undergo an arenotherapy treatment, also called a sand bath. All you have to do is let yourself be buried in the hot sand of the desert and enjoy its therapeutic virtues.

Discover the oases of Merzouga

As in the accounts of the Miles and One Night, we cannot speak of desert without referring to oases, and Merzouga is no exception to this rule in addition to finding a hotel at the gates of the desert in Merzouga, you can spend your stay at middle of an oasis. Indeed, during your trip in this region, you will also have the chance to see the multiple fertile oases of Merzouga appear, appearing like mirages in the desert. It will also be an opportunity for you to learn more about the ancestral way of life of the oasis trees that you will find there.

Small trip to the Tafilalet palm grove, the largest in the world!

With its sublime plantation of date palms as far as the eye can see, as well as its magnificent acacia forest located at the meeting point of Oued Ziz and Oued Gheris, the Tafilalet palm grove is undoubtedly the largest and most impressive in the world. During your stay in Merzouga, you will therefore have the chance to see it with your own eyes.

Excursion to the Ksours, Mausoleums and Souk of Rissani

Merzouga also offers you the possibility of discovering many monuments, notably in Rissani, cradle of the Alaouite dynasty. You will be able to visit among others the ksar Moulay Ismaïl and the mausoleum of Moulay Ali Cherif. In addition, do not forget to stop by the Souk de Rissani. Indeed, a particularly lively market on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, the Souk de Rissani will give you the opportunity to return with many souvenirs, in particular by offering you multiple local and artisanal products.

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