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  1. 1. 5th edition taragalte festival Nov 2013 15 - 17 Saharan Culture and World Music M’hamid El Ghizlane South Morocco Province du Zagora Maroc
  2. 2. M’Hamid El Ghizlane Southern Morocco – A meeting place in the sahara The 5th Edition of Taragalte Festival As part of the festival, the Cultural Caravan for Peace is a caravan to support peace, solidarity and tolerance in the regions of the Sahara and Sahel. This caravan binds together the three festivals; Festival Taragalte (Morocco), Festival au Désert (Mali) and Festival sur le Niger (Mali). “Come join us at the beginning of the journey And home of the Cultural Caravan for Peace 2013 in M’Hamid ... an extraordinary journey to the The 5th edition of the Festival will be held in Choose from one of the three packages that Taragalte M’Hamid El Ghizlane - the gateway suits you, we offer packages starting from to the Sahara. The three-day festival brings Marrakech (or Ouarzazate – contacts us to together and celebrates the music, art, poetry arrange). Bespoke tailor-made Morocco and and culture of great Sahel, Sahara and the rest Taragalte Festival experiences are also available, of the world. contact us for more information. rhythm of the desert!” Along with a unique atmosphere and special festivities of the desert, the festival has a strong social core because it wants to promote awareness around the ancient heritage of this region and help to revive the old moussem (traditional feast). The «Caravan» is this year’s theme and the aim is to revitalize the ancient trans-Saharan caravans, reviving traditional business, music and facilitating cultural exchange. © Tony Guillou
  3. 3. THE CARAVAN EXPERIENCE PACKAGE #1: Departure / Arrival in Marrakech € 670 / person November 13 to 19 - 7 days/ 6 nights Marrakech / Ouarzazate / M’HAMID / Ouarzazate / Marrakech Programme Tuesday, November 12 Arrive on your own in Marrakech Wednesday, November 13 Marrakech / Ait Ben Haddou / Ouarzazate Morning departure from Marrakech to Ouarzazate via the Tizi N’Tichka (altitude: 2260 m), through the High Atlas Mountain Range. Visit the famous Kasbah Telouet (Residence of the Pacha Glaoui) then continue your journey through the Valley of Ounila to the Ksar of Ait Ben Haddou (A World UNESCO Heritage Site) where many famous films were shot. Arrive at your hotel in Ouarzazate late afternoon. Dinner and overnight. Thursday, November 14 Ouarzazate / The Drâa Valley / M’Hamid After breakfast, departure for M’Hamid, travelling through the Drâa Valley via numerous small and picturesque villages and fortified ksours. Stop for lunch in Zagora and then continue through the palm groves of the valley to M’Hamid (the last village before the Sahara). Transfer to your camp for the duration of your stay. Friday 15 to Sunday, November 17 Taragalte Festival Three days dedicated to music (local and international) dance, poetry and culture unplugged. An awareness programme dealing with;sustainable development in the desert, renewable energy, recycling of nonbiodegradable products amongst other things. The programmes involve conferences, workshops, debates and discussion with local and international organizations and there will also be practical applications in the form of tree planting.Your stay will be in the dunes of the Sahara and you’ll sleep under nomadic tents. The cultural and artistic program will be available soon on: www.taragalte.org Monday, November 18 M’Hamid / Tamgroute / Ouarzazate Departure from M’Hamid in the morning, stop in the village of Tamgroute where you will visit the Koranic library, and the local pottery. Dinner and overnight stay in Ouarzazate.
  4. 4. TTuesday, November 19 Ouarzazate / Marrakech After breakfast departure for your final destination in Marrakech. Including: - Transport in 4x4 (maximum 4 people per vehicle plus experienced driver) - Marrakech / Ouarzazate / M’Hamid / Return - Two nights in a 4 **** hotel in Ouarzazate half board on 13 and 18 November (2 people/room) - Four nights in the desert in a bivouac near the residence of artists (2-4 people / tent) or 4 **** hotel (on request, contact us) half-board on November 14 and full board from 15 to 17 November. - The permanent entry to the festival and all programme activities. Your own responsibility: - Lunches outside of festival days 15, 16 and 17 November - Drinks during your stay (option to buy water and soft drinks at the Festival site) - Entries into museums or attractions as well as other personal expenses. THE DESERT EXPERIENCE PACKAGE #2: Departure / Arrival in Marrakech - € € 525 / person November 13 to 19 - 7 Days /6nights Marrakech / Ouarzazate / M’HAMID / Ouarzazate / Marrakech Programme Same as EXPERIENCE #1 from 13 - 19 November Including: - Transportation by minibus - Marrakech / Ouarzazate / M’Hamid / Return - Two nights in a 2 ** hotel in Ouarzazate half board on 13 and 18 November. (2 people/room) - Four nights in desert in one of the festival bivouac (2-4 people/tent) or in a 2** hotel in M’Hamid (on request, contact us) half-board on November 14 and full-board from 15 to 17 November. - The permanent entry to the festival and all programme activities.
  5. 5. Your own responsibility: with: sustainable development in the desert, - Lunches outside of festival days 15, 16 and 17 renewable energy, recycling of non- November biodegradable products amongst other - Drinks during your stay (option to buy water things. The programmes involve conferences, and soft drinks at the Festival site) workshops, debates and discussion with local - Entries into museums or attractions as well as and international organizations and there will other personal expenses. also be practical applications in the form of tree THE NOMAD EXPERIENCE PACKAGE #3: 14 to 18 November - 5 days / 4 planting.The cultural and artistic program will be available on: www.taragalte.org Monday, November 18: nights - € 240 / person After breakfast depart from M’Hamid. Programme Including: Thursday, November 14 Arrival in M’Hamid in the afternoon by your own means and camp at the festival ( in tradition nomad tent (not a bivouac) 2-6 persons. Nomad tents reservation must be done before November 11th) or alternatively a free space - Four nights in the desert (camping in a nomadic tent (2-6 people / tent) or in your own tent. Half-board on November 14 and full board on 15, 16 and 17 November. - The mattress provided - The permanent entry to the festival and all can be provided for your own tent. program activities. Friday 15 to Sunday, November 17 Your own responsibility: Taragalte Festival Three days dedicated to music (local and international) dance poetry and Culture unplugged. An awareness programme dealing - Sleeping bag, blanket and pillow –nights in the desert can be cold in November. - Drinks during your stay (option to buy water and soft drinks at the Festival site) - The personal expenses. © Sahara Roots
  6. 6. Information on Tailormade packages: Customised packages for specific accommodation can be arranged. Single rooms or other travel arrangements are also available. Prices are also available in Moroccan Dirhams - Please contact us for more information Taragalte Festival TEL: + 212 524 88 79 08 / +212 661 24 31 47 Email: festival@taragalte.org Web: www.taragalte.org Online booking via: Festicket - http://www.festicket.com/festival/ taragalte-festival/

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