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Merzouga Dunes

Moroccan Sahara, Merzouga, Morocco
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Merzouga
Type: Neighborhoods, Deserts, Outdoors
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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

In the dunes I spent the night in a bedouin tent, about three hours from Merzouga. We rode there on camels. Wonderful experience - night in the dunes and camels trip

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

a great desert experience - camels, sand dunes, beduin cooking and starry skies ...and a gorgeous sunset and a breathtaking sunrise

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The experience of walking in the dunes was unlike anything I've done before. The dunes are quiet, peaceful, vibrant. I suggest a walk up a tall dune and a camel ride into the dunes. Skip the 4wheel drive, go for the real thing.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Spending 2 nights in the desert is a great experience! Sunset, watching the stars at night, camelriding, the rising sun, etc.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I wanted everyone to clear out of the Berber camp and simply leave me there with some food, a tent and the silence. Just the wild hamsters and myself. OMG - we road in a bus 10 hours from Fes to arrive at the dunes around 5pm. After getting on the camels and travelling 45 minutes to our overnight camp,... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is one of the places to go to in Morocco. It´s a bit far away from usual tourist activities, but it’s definitely worth it. The dunes are amazing to see on sunrise or sunset. Get up to the biggest dunes and appreciate the amazing view. A camel tour is recommended; even a short one and they are usually not... More

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

It is easy to walk in the dunes and if you are on a budget you do not need a camel ride despite what the touts will tell you! Enter Merzouga on the main road and continue on easy track once the Tarmac ends for about 400m. Plenty of parking next to a water tower. Then just walk into the... More

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

It is unlikely that you will see many Saharan dunes in your life - unless you are a nomad, of course, but this dune - Erg Chebbi - rises most magnificently from the surrounding stoney desert floor. Standing spectacularly red, especially in the setting sun, the fine dune sand trickles easily through your fingers making me wonder why the whole... More

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Maple Ridge BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We took a 45 to 60 min 4x4 ride thru the desert out to the dunes.We gao there and met up with the camel guys.It was 150 durham or about $15.00 CDN for the ride and waqs approx 45min out to the top of some dunes and 45min back and then a cold drink and watch the sunset.Ok it is... More

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Waipukurau, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Beautiful, and unique. Colours changed with the light, and you can get up close and personal just by walking. Plenty to see if you want to look.

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