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Merzouga Desert

Merzouga, Morocco
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Merzouga
Type: Deserts
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Stroller parking, Stairs / elevator, Activities for young children
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

After staying at least for the day in Ourzazate, continue your trip until Merzouga. It may llok the end of the world, but is the beggining of a ne exciting world. The solitude of the journey is an invitation to an amazin place. Go thru a trip along the dune, by camel of course. And stay until the sunset. I... More

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Madrid, Spain
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Spending a night in a haima in the desert is an amazing experience because you get to see the sunset and sunrise and thus get to see how the color of the dunes changes with the light. Amazing. At the same time, if you go off season like we did you can get a special sense of solitude and peaceness.... More

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Tangier-Tetouan Region, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I have been to Merzouga with a friend of mine to ride the camels after renting a car in Fez. The rides were arranged through Saharasightseeing tours. These guys have been helpful from the first contact till the end of the tour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Being in the desert with my friends this Summer was one of the most life changing experiences. We had nothing no wifi no gadgets just each others company along side our guides but yet we had the time of our lives laughing and doing flips in the dunes. One of the main reasons we ventured this far into the desert... More

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Jurmala, Latvia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I enjoyed to see the desert sky with a huge amount of shining stars and moon...enjoyed riding a camel...enjoyed green-mint tea...it was so amazing to hear:"no,no there is no meat in food,just chicken".Some of our or co-travelers were vegetarians. And we saw a sand lizard "poisson des sables"! I was happy about it.

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Miami, Florida
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The feeling when surrounded by the dunes is one of the most amazing experiences i've had in all my travels. No picture can do justice to the variation in colors of the sand that you can experience when there...

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Milan, Italy
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A night in the desert, under the stars.... Just do it! We had an awesome time there, we also climbed a pretty high dune after dark, and from the top the sight was something special.

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Birm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

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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Manila, Philippines
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32 helpful votes 32 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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