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Address: Merzouga, Morocco
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Great dunes

Worth visiting and spending some time here since it is so far away from both Marrakech and Fes. I did a tour with a jeep and sleeping in the dunes with Mohammed Ouargaga - Kasba... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Worth visiting and spending some time here since it is so far away from both Marrakech and Fes. I did a tour with a jeep and sleeping in the dunes with Mohammed Ouargaga - Kasba Sable D or - it was an excellent trip.

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Buhl, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

WOW!!! By far my favorite place in Morocco!!! Loved the desert so much. We camel trekked through the Sahara and stayed the night under the stars on the dunes. Amazing experience!

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Esposende, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Had a great night in the desert, full of stars in the sky. The dinner under the open nomad tent as perfect.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

One of my new favorite places is now Merzouga and the desert! I love EVERYTHING about it - the stillness, the beauty, the people...Definitely a soul place for me!

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If you're in Marrakech, you should take the opportunity to go until the Sahara Desert, in this casem the Merzouga Desert. It's just beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Sahara feeling at a finger tip. No need to travel 1000s of miles to feel like in the desert. 2 hrs on the dromedary will get you this.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

It was such an interesting experience. Well indeed like everything else, this one was also touristic. You go with a tour, stay in tents (but don't look for any luxury in the stay), have mint tea, nice live music played by the locals, they are very nice people btw and cold! Bring your thick jacket with you or anything which... More 

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Riad Aicha s, Gerente at Merzouga Desert, responded to this review

Hello, we are so glad that you have apent some amazing moments in the desert , we hope to see you again in the desert and spend more times tougether to chow you some cultures and discover the life style of a nomadic berber people..., Best regards Merzouga Desert Riad Aicha Said More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

really amazing and unforgottable experience... dromedary riding, the sunset and sunrise in the desert... sleeping in the tents.... I will remember this experience all my life...

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Casablanca, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The moroccan desert is an amazing place to be , if you're in morocco don't miss visiting Merzouka, i went with friends , it's just amazing , the magic of nature is breathtaking

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

Amazing. . .Charme People. . . spirit tea. . . Good road. . . peaceful dunes. . .see u again nd again nd again nd again nd again. . .

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Address: Merzouga, Morocco
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Meknes-Tafilalet Region  >  Merzouga

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