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Merzouga Dunes

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Address: Merzouga, Morocco

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The sky is a brilliant shade of blue by day and the contrast with the golden sands is amazing. A highlight for me was watching the sun set without any buildings, humans or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The sky is a brilliant shade of blue by day and the contrast with the golden sands is amazing. A highlight for me was watching the sun set without any buildings, humans or vehicles getting in your way - a large horizon with the beautiful colours changing. This place was great and different to anywhere else I have travelled and... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

loved every minute there, from the nomads that live in tents and small shelter type house to the camels camp that had excellend guides and made everyone happy

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Williams Lake
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This is a must-do trip if in Merzouga. Riding on the dromedaries,climbing the dunes, sitting under the starry sky and overnighting in a Berber tent; a priceless experience. Distracting from this beautiful experience were the dirt bikes and quads, as well as the jeeps picking up guests at the oasis next morning. If you can ride in, you can also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Sahara is a great playground for adults and children alike. I highly recommend staying at Ksar Bicha and letting Ali set you up to explore it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Plenty to do- Stay in a haima, drive a quad or walk to the the top of the big dune. Or simply just enjoy the view.

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Midway, Utah
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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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florida
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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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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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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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