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Merzouga Desert

Merzouga, Morocco
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Ranked #1 of 2 attractions in Merzouga
Type: Deserts
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Stroller parking
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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

When I was in Elementary school, I saw the picture of the desert on our history book, I never thought that one day I will be standing In front of this amazing structure. great experience!

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Manila, Philippines
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you get the chance, do it once in your life. This place is so worth it an do try to stay overnight to experience the desert.

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Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is the desert as we all imagine it: an endless sea of sand. If you have the chance, try to take a walk in the dunes at early morning, you will love the colours and the silence of this magic place.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Do both of these! Sandboarding is hard work because you have to climb every hill that you board down, but stunning and so much fun. Do it only on cloudy days as otherwise hot hot hot! Quadbiking is friction awesome, especially at sunrise and especially after rain as you drive into the desert with no other tracks to be seen... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Hi all, I know everyone wants to have an experience riding a camel in the desert. I have just been to Morocco and had to ride a camel on my trip to the desert. Sadly the experience wasn't worth it. Most of the camels looked old and tired. The camel behind me was making loud noises during the trip. My... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It's not a real tour, you basically get a driver and a van with a group of 15 people for 800 MAD. The commute into the desert was long and exhausting with some short stops to see desert towns, valleys and funny rocks in between. It's not actually a tour, because the driver does not communicate at all. He will... More

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The sand dune was so beautiful especially sunrise time. It was worth a long drive and the view was breathtaking!! Camels were sitting like cars in the parking lot waiting for tourists to ride them. The camel ride was also the good experience. You can touch them they won't bite you. :P

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Bangalore, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

It was the highlight to my trip in Morocco. The dunes are higher and the travel itself to the remote part is an experience

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Merzouga, Morocco
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

When you are there,you will love all . the dunes,the people,the sunset over the dunes also the sunrise.

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Paris, France
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52 reviews 52 reviews
25 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you are touring Morocco don't miss the experience of a trek in the majestic Sahara desert. Merzouga is a great place to start your adventure. We looked at a number of tour companies who organize desert treks on camel, and decided to go with Around Morocco Tours. They were friendly and responsive to our questions and also presented the... More

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