Venture out into the waves of sand at Merzouga Desert, one of the country's two Saharan ergs, or dunes created by the wind. The 50 km (31 mi) long and 5 km (3.1 mi) wide dunes can rise 350 m (1,148 ft) in places, with the undulating, barren landscape appearing like a moving golden sea. Berber camel caravans traipsing through the sand add to the iconic Saharan scenery. Many visitors arrange a Berber-led excursion into the desert, with an initial camel trek, followed by a night of traditional food and entertainment under the stars. To find out how to plan a trip to Merzouga, use our trip itinerary maker.
Tours To Merzouga Desert
3-Day Tour: Marrakech to Merzouga by Way of Dadès Valley plus Erg Chebbi Camel Trek BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $121
Duration: 3 days
3 Days Desert Tour From Marrakech To Merzouga Dunes & Camel Trek BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $110
Duration: 3 days
Merzouga Desert Reviews
If you get the chance to visit the Sahara, Merzouga is lovely. We stayed in a private luxury camp and felt like we were in a Hollywood movie! Simply spectacular. more »
Driving into the desert felt surreal. The dunes are gorgeous and the landscape is incredible. The backdrop changes on a daily basis as the wind shifts the dunes. The colors are gorgeous against the... more »
My man and I definitely got the cheap option on this tour guide so our experience wasn't the.mody glamorous. It was fun to see different sides of Morocco but would not book a tour again. Next time will come in my own car so I will have the freedom to explore more! The desert was beautiful during sunset and was fun to take pictures.
Great dessert view! Camel riding at sunset is a great experience. The luxury camp is really LUXURY!
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