Desert Yoga Tour

DESERT YOGA TOUR

CONNECT WITH YOUR INNER STRENGHT 

 

expand your mind and flow in a regenerative practice in the middle of the desert of Morocco.

 

Join us in this exciting 6-day retreat in which you will deepen your practice, discover the nomadic culture of Morocco and experience the beauty of the Sahara desert.

 

In this trip you will be accompanied by our teachers who will guide you through an agenda full of practices and workshops prepared especially for you to work the movement, breathing and meditation and learn to enjoy your Yoga practice to the fullest. But not everything will be yoga, you will also live incredible cultural activities during the day: nomadic songs, camel rides through the dunes of the desert, visits to nomadic families ... You will do tourism and you will immerse yourself in the culture of the desert.

 

"I decided to see each desert as the opportunity to find an oasis, I decided to see each night as a mystery to solve, I decided to see each day as a new opportunity to be happy"

 

Walt Disney

 

 

 

DESERT YOGA TOUR

6 day tour with departure from Fez

 

 

19.03: Fes

 

Arrival and transfer to the riad. Accommodation and dinner

 

20.03: Fez - Ifrane - Azrou - Midelt-Merzouga

 

We will dedicate the morning to the practice of Yoga. After breakfast we go to Midelt by Ifrane, also known as the Switzerland of Morocco. We will arrive at the forest of Azrou where we will stop to enjoy watching the monkeys as they climb the cedars. Then we will continue through the mountains of the Middle Atlas. We will continue to the valley of Ziz and its gorges and Errachidia, continue to the city of Erfoud, famous for being the capital of fossils. Arrival in Merzouga. The dromedaries await us and we will enter the desert of dunes to contemplate an unforgettable sunset. This night will be special, we will sleep in the dunes in nomad tents (Jaimas), as the Berbers do. Practice of meditations. Here we will enjoy a Berber dinner, music and a starry sky like you have never seen before. Dinner and accommodation in the unforgettable Jaima

 

21.03: Merzouga

 

We will dedicate the morning to the practice of Yoga, meditations, workshops and massages, to know the environment, to walk, to relax, to be present. Visit to the school and association of women of the Begaa people. Brewing, tea and cous cous workshop. Food. After having rested and taken tea, Henna Workshop, (decorative painting on hands and feet). Then, crossing the dunes, the wide expanse of golden sand enjoying the wonderful scenery offered by the sunset in the desert, we return to the tents. Tonight we will sleep in the dunes, in the heart of the desert, in endless nothingness, in nomad tents (Jaimas). The fire will accompany us, the starry sky, the drums, the laughter, the magic of the desert. Practice of meditations. Dinner and lodging in jaimas

 

22.03: Merzouga 

 

We will get up early to see the sunrise and the environment of the desert will naturally help us to observe our interior more and to slow down our vital rhythm. Yoga practice and meditation. We have breakfast and return to the hotel in a dromedary crossing the dunes ... after a good shower we will cross one of the tracks that used in the "Rally Paris-Dakar". We will go to the other side of the dunes visiting the 2 oases of Merzouga, the nomadic lands, the village of Khamlia, (where black people from Mali live) enjoying their trance music called Gnawa and his company, the Mifiss mines, the desert plateaus, the Berber nomads, and the Rissani market with its famous donkey parking lot. It is a unique place, where all the tribes and nomads of the desert come to supply themselves, a very curious visit. Picnic in the oasis or Berber pizza. Once back to Las Jaimas we will climb the Great Dune to enjoy the sunset. (Trekking dunes 1 hour) and meditation in the Gran Duna dinner and lodging in jaimas

 

23.03: Merzouga - FEZ

 

We will dedicate the morning to the practice of Yoga. Farewell to the desert and after breakfast we head north towards the city of Fez. We will pass by Erfoud, the beautiful Ziz Valley and its palm grove, the city of Errachidia, we will cross the Middle Atlas and we will eat in the town of Midelt. In Azrou we will stop in its cedar forests and visit its inhabitants the monkeys coming from Gibraltar. We will also stop at Ifrane, the Moroccan Swiss. Arrival in Fez in the afternoon. Accommodation, dinner and breakfast at the hotel.

 

24.03: FEZ - Airport

 

Breakfast and free time until your flight schedules. Airport transfer.

 

PRICE:

 

570 Euros per person in a double shared room, reserving before 30.01.2019. Then the price of the Desert Yoga Tour will be 650 Euros per person.

 

THE PRICE INCLUDES

 

  • Minibus
  • Gasoline
  • 2 Nights at 3 * Hotels
  • 3 nights in jaimas in the desert
  • Full board
  • Dromedary crossing
  • Yoga classes, meditation and workshops
  • Visit according to the program
  • Driver who speaks Spanish

 

NOT INCLUDED

 

  • Airplane Ticket
  • Hammam
  • Massages
  • BRING YOUR OWN MAT

 

 

WORKSHOPS:

 

  • Visit to the school and association of women of the Begaa village

 

  • Bread making workshop, Moorish tea and cous cous

 

  • Henna workshop, decorative painting on the hands and feet

 

YOGA TEACHER

 

My name is Giorgia, I am and teacher of Hatha Yoga and Vinyasa. Every teacher has his own way of transmitting and I joyfully offer you my own, what has been forming in this last year, proposing Yoga for what it has given me and in the way I have understood it, a discipline from the great positive impact, considered in its entirety, going beyond the practice of asana on the mat

 

 

 

"You can not stop the waves, but you can learn to swim - And in the tides of life, in the highs and lows, learning to swim can make the difference between a passive and suffered existence, prey to emotions and thoughts or an existence conscious, alive, present, cultivating joy and gratitude."