Merzouga Desert, Merzouga

4.8
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.
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  • 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 »
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  • 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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