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Address: M'hamid, M'Hamid 45000, Morocco

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Beautiful - GREAT desert experience!

We got caught in a sand storm and the 4x4's didn't slow down. Nothing to crash into in a flat sandy desert (this particular part used to be a river bed). Exciting, and fun! We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

We got caught in a sand storm and the 4x4's didn't slow down. Nothing to crash into in a flat sandy desert (this particular part used to be a river bed). Exciting, and fun! We stopped a few times to see some interesting things - an area covered in fossils embedded in stone, a couple of amazing land features, a... More 

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Rabat, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had an amazing time even getting here, let alone once we finally arrived. The drive down from Marrakech was beautiful, and once we got to Mhamid and into our 4x4 out to the desert, the first thing we saw along the side of the road was a cow being slaughtered for a wedding party. A couple hours later, we... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The bigger dunes are located roughly an hour and a half from M'Hamid (or around 3 hours from Zagora). There are plenty of camps in the area where you can stay (booked in advance). We highly recommend the Erg Chigaga Luxury Desert Camp. Witnessing the sunset in this area is a once in a lifetime experience.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We had great fun here and it may well have been the highlight of a very special holiday. The dunes are huge and otherworldly so it was nice to explore and run around them as long as you aren't out when the sun is at it's most brutal. I'll never forget watching the sun go down in the Sahara because... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

You get a comfy tent, access to dune boards, camel rides, and the glorious stars. We had a nice dinner here along with warm welcomes and mint tea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We are now back from an amazing trip with Zabartravel to Erg Chegaga M`Hamid Sahara Morocco. The tour went over the Atlas Mountains Tizn n Ticna to Tinseltown Ait Benhaddou and Ouarzazate, Zagora and M`Hamid last stop before the road ends and the desert begins. It was a spectacle fanatstisk with almond trees in full bloom in a landscape that... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

There's is a really beautiful. The tents on the desert offered a small dishes, drinks and beer also with a responsibly prices.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A beautiful trip out in a 4x4 to the desert where we sat on a sand dune watching the sun go down. We were then fed a delicious tajine, and listened to some Berber music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We hired an SUV and drove through the desert. Don't bother with a camel -- too exhausting and smelly. Driving yourself is an experience!

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Zeiningen, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Thse dunes take a while to get to. It is well worth the trip. Walkin gin these dunes lets you experience the sahara. The views are amazing. I told my daughter ( 3 years old) we were taking her to the worlds largest sand box to play in.

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