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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 older children, Stairs / elevator, Stroller parking, Lockers / storage, Activities for young children
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Birm
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

We visited the Merzouga Desert (Erg Chebbi) on camel back. We took snowboards with us to go sand boarding down the dunes and it was so much fun. Only some of the companies take the sand boards and if you like that sort of adventure I'd highly recommend the experience! We also were brought to a nomadic berber family's camp... More

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Buffalo, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had an amazing time touring the outskirts of the desert and had a once in a lifetime experience riding camels into the desert and sleeping in tents. There are a bunch of tour companies that take trips into the desert so do your research before choosing one. Amazing sunset and sunrise!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

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
30 helpful votes 30 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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52 reviews 52 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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Nairobi
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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
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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
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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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