We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Merzouga Desert

Merzouga, Morocco
Improve this listing
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
267 visitor photos
Write a Review

368 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    318
    45
    4
    0
    1
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Manila, Philippines
Senior Contributor
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nairobi
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Istanbul, Turkey
Senior Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bangalore, India
Senior Reviewer
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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Merzouga, Morocco
Reviewer
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Paris, France
Top Contributor
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

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Merzouga Desert also viewed

Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
Merzouga, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
 
Rissani, Meknes-Tafilalet Region
 

Been to Merzouga Desert? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Merzouga Desert, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing