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Merzouga Dunes

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Address: Merzouga 52202, Morocco
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Utterly beautiful

The desert is so peaceful and beautiful. It was clean and the hike in was lovely. We went in by camel and chose to walk the next day back to town. The views were stunning when we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Alicia C
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The desert is so peaceful and beautiful. It was clean and the hike in was lovely. We went in by camel and chose to walk the next day back to town. The views were stunning when we got to base camp. I am definitely going back.

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Merzouga, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After living on the edge of the Dunes of the Erg Chebbi desert for 3 months, I call this place "Home." The velvet sand whispers, the "chill" practice, the beautiful Berber people inside and out, and the deep solitude. One morning I woke up crying that I had not been born a Berber woman. If you are alive right here... More 

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Thank Aflikka
Kootingal, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of our 10-day Heritage tour of Morocco we also rode camels into the Sahara dunes and stayed the night in a tent. Our 4 children absolutely loved it and it was a tour highlight for us all. Gets very cold at night, but the scenery is just breathtaking! The children just loved playing in the dunes and patting... More 

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Saldus, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recommend to await hier the sunset or sunrice :) It is difficult to climb - young children and older people can not be

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Thank Eva J
Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The dunes are fantastic. Make sure you bring adequate clothing for when the sun goes down and it gets suuuuuper cold. Also, don't forget your camera.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Riding out to the Sahara dunes was a highlight of a lifetime of travel. We went as part of a tour group but I could see individuals doing the same thing independently. Once you arrive by 4x4 to the base of the dune, you ride a camel to the top. In our case, we went for sunset which I highly... More 

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Thank NJB1165
Tangier, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed sunset and ride in a 4×4 around the dunes Merzouga Dunes is must see the view is breath taking everyone should take a trip to Merzouga dunes located in Morocco at least once in its life.

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Thank Rajae E
Embu, Kenya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

A lifetime experience. Try to visit the dunes on your own or with locals and avoid the large tour operators. In this way you have adventure desert life (impossible with a large group of tourists) and learn how to survive in the Sahara

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

I did not believe I would get tired climbing the dunes, but the reward was out of this world. The wavy dunes beneath us presented unbelievable sight. The reddish sand was also a fantastic scene. Sunset is best to be seen from top of a dune.

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Madrid, Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

We were there with the kids and is is a truly amazing place, not difficult to reach. Only con is that the sorroundings start to be well developed so the feeling of isolation is not great unless you decide to camp in the tunes (we decid d not yo, as we considered it would be too cold at the end... More 

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