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Merzouga Dunes

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Address: Merzouga 52202, Morocco
7:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 11:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Sunset Camel Ride in the Merzouga Dunes

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Camel ride is fun, but more valuable experience is that you can feel the sand of Sahara. It was like a powder. I couldn't believe it's real.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Camel ride is fun, but more valuable experience is that you can feel the sand of Sahara. It was like a powder. I couldn't believe it's real.

Thank justin606
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting Morocco without going to the Dunes is a waste of time.You have to go there and enjoy this mayestic peace of nature art. Stay there for a sunset or sundown and peaceful wind.

Thank apolon321slo
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a chamel ride to the dunes, walk around, talk with Berbers, buy a souvenir from them, wait for a beautiful sunset, enjoy every moment!

Thank Barbara M
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a private tour of the Sahara Desert organised online with MarrakechDaytrips, com. it was an unforgettable and different experience. We went to Marrakech, Ouarzazate, the Merzouga desest and more beautiful places. The guide, Hassan, was always very nice to us, his goal is to make happy his clients. Enroute, as we and our our driver bid goodbye to the... More 

2 Thank emma k
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a definite must if you are going to visit Morocco. We did camel trekking from our Riad Madu (in the Merzouga Desert) and traveled to the middle of the dunes to observe the sunrise. Words and pictures cannot describe the experience. Must do.

2 Thank Aref R
San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I really enjoyed the sunrise over the dunes and got some incredible photos there. My only piece of advice would be *wear gloves* because it's cold and handling a camera is tough with numb fingers. This is made worse by the fact that the handles on the camels we rode were metal, which conducted away heat even more.

1 Thank lll-T-R-A-V-E-L-lll
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I did the reservation at home, (Belgium) with Ando tours travel. Found it at google. I had a lot of questions about this trip. So I take contact with Ando, I write personal questions and all my questions Ando took time for it and answer immediately by email. Everything was correct, the pick up on the hotel etc.... We see... More 

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Levice, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Order you camel tour minimum for two nights. Try sandboarding which duration is around 20 minutes. During dinner at the first comes a side dish (rice) or salad, but don't eat everything, because the main food (tagine) with lot of meat comes after that. When your guide offer you ,,sand shower'' by prepare for bury to the sand. Berbers maybe... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Running up and down bare foot is an unbelievable experience. Your feet sinks in this silky soft sand.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I don't care how cheesy you may think it is, or what kind of budget you are on. Do it cheap, do it luxury, but do it. Personally, I took a camel ride in, camped at a mid range camp, and camel ride out. Dinner was included. Transfer as well.

Thank mgmonk
Rachid A, General Manager at Merzouga Dunes, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Merzouga Dunes. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the experience overall! We look forward to welcoming you back on a tour again. Best regards. merzougadunes com More 

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