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Merzouga Desert

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Merzouga, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was entirely fantastic experience. We drove in 4x4s to the camel keepers camp, had refreshments and mint tea while listening to the great local music. Soon all of us found ourselves following the rhythm and dancing! Camel ride to the top of dunes to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although this is part of the standard tourist route it is still a must do. The local Moroccans will say its not really the dessert (western sahara is) but for the rest of us it is the dessert. The camel ride to the camp is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 975martinj
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Desert Fire Camp team was outstanding in every way. They made our visit to Morocco worthwhile, although we truly loved our 11 day visit around the country.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Roland D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself, hubby & adult daughter had a wonderful time riding the camels, sand surfing & watching the sunset. The camel keepers were such experts in taking great photographs of ya with the sun setting in the background. A Highly recommended experience

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 261ngm
Reviewed 1 week ago

At first I was kind of scared to ride on the camel, but I told myself....its now or never. I am glad I did that. The camel ride is for around an hour or so, nice to watch the sunset. The camel handler will walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gengiroo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing experience, thanks to Brahim from Morroco Tours for organising this. I highly recommend everybody to do it!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jsk13
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Wear warm clothes and sand protection, ride a camel up to the sand dune and see sunrise from the horizon, is the amazing experience. Sand is so soft and just like fined powder.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Danaiya T
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Loved our visit here with visit to the oasis and the 4wd drive out to the desert where we stopped along the way to visit a group of Berbers that had setup camp in the middle of nowhere. Next stop was our tent campsite which...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank AdrianT-Perh
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Any traveller should take the plunge and spend some nights in the desert nor in its vicinity. Worthwhile experience surrounded by charming local people.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank cranc33
Reviewed January 5, 2019

You should go here at least once in life. Dunes are orange and very high. People is very nice and always willing to help.

Date of experience: December 2018
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