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Merzouga Dunes

Merzouga, Morocco
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Ranked #2 of 4 Attractions in Merzouga
Type: Deserts, Outdoors
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Midway, Utah
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Ridng a camel at sunset on the dunes was incredible. I also walked off by myself to enjoy the stillness and soak up the scene. We rode a jeep for an hour to get there and that was fun too. Beware of the guides unless you really wnat to buy fossil souvenirs! You have to pay to ride a camel;... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Arriving to the dunes takes time in the 4x4 but that is exactly the part of the experience of having the feeling you are going into the Sahara. Beautiful dunes. Very hot in the afternoon as you would expect. Great experience.

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florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The Erg Chebbi dunes in Merzouga are, to me, probably the most spiritual place I have visited. The sounds of the ever shifting sands is pure music to my ears. I you have an opportunity to rent a dune buggy---don't! Take a camel ride instead to preserve these magnificent dunes.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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

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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33 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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