New Years Eve/Sylvester where will you be? As every year, sitting at home, watching TV and sipping your champagne or at some crowded party screaming over the loud music? Do you want to do something completely different this year? If yes, then pack your bags and book your Morocco tour and spend a memorable night in incredible scenery of the Sahara Desert.
There are several Moroccan tour operators that organize desert tours with camel rides for New Year’s Eve to the Sahara desert. Most of them originate in Marrakech, but few from other cities such as Fes or Casablanca. They can be a very long trips with combine other sightseeing in a big groups, or small, private tours for just few days.
The celebration of New Year’s Eve in the Saharan sand dunes starts right after one of a kind sun set when the color of the sand changes from bright red to ochre, purplish chocolate. Then under star filled sky a big bonfire is made where a welcoming mint tea and bowl of dates is served. A night will come alive to the rhythm and chants of the drums, castanets and guitars played by the Nomads; Sahara traditional music inspired by the African spirit of dance and Arabic rhythm. A good time and emotions of happiness will overlay in this landscape. You are among friends, people who care and know how life is so unique and beautiful.
Then the party continues with a major feast. Have a delicious mechui – a whole roasted lamb, accompanied by Royal Cous Cous. Trays of delicious cookies and other desserts will be available.
Turn the Sahara desert onto an outdoor dancehall. Dance all night or retire to your Nomad tent for a night of celestial sleep. Tour Morocco with a New Year’s Eve party that you will remember forever.