About Merzouga Tours, and Activities:
Merzouga is a small town in the Sahara Desert near the Algerian border. It is a Saharan town that is known for its high golden sand dunes, enchanting views of sunrises and sundowns as well as of the glossy stars at night in the sky. Merzouga is only a few miles away from Rissani, a small Berber town. And Erfoud, the small city that is widely known for Meteorite and fossil shops and the selling of traditional Berber outfits in the local market.
What makes Merzouga famous?
The Sahara Desert makes this area a must-see; it is calm, picturesque, and fascinating, and one will enjoy the genuine and absolute tranquility among the Sand dunes and meet kind and traditional Berbers who will blow your mind with their kindness, friendliness, and hospitality.
Things and Activities you can do in Merzouga:
Merzouga tours Info:
Quad biking, and boggie
Camel trekking and camping
Take a tour around the Merzouga desert in four-wheel drive:
There are many activities that you are going to do when you arrive in the desert. First of all, we will visit an oasis. After that, we drive until we get to the lake. The latter is where the camels eat and drink. At the lake, we will have a chance to see some different types of birds such as the flamingos. Our next destination will be a village named Khamlia. The last mentioned is where will listen to the Gnawa music that is played by the Touaregs.
Most importantly, basking in the hot sun of the Sahara Desert will give you a taste of desert life. Not to mention that will discover several other things you have never thought existed. You will eat traditional Berber food, spend precious time with nomads under a tent and drink mint tea, and inquire about their lives which they admire the most even though it might appear to be hard.
Camel trekking and spent a night in a well-equipped camp:
Merzouga is very known as the best place in Morocco where you can have a better camel ride. The camel ride to the desert camp starts around 4 to 5 Pm. Firstly, you will ride camels up to the high sand dune to give camel rides a shot and also to witness the amazing views of either the sunrise or the sunset in the desert.
Not to mention that we are going to take sandboard with us, to have so much fun. Secondly, you are going to spend a wonderful night in a well-equipped camp among the sand dunes, and listen to Berbers playing music and singing Amazigh songs, and you will also stargaze and enjoy the beauty of the stars in the sky.
ATV Quads riding and boggies tours in Merzouga desert:
Are you interested in the opportunity of riding an ATV or a buggy in the Sahara desert of Morocco? If so, the Morocco Travel Itinerary agency has what you are looking for. The quad and buggy hire services in the Sahara offer tours through the dunes of Erg Chebbi, It is possible to book by the hour for brief Merzouga tours but it is also possible to hire for several complete days, which is an authentic adventure suitable only for those travelers who are passionate about adventure.
Camel Trekking to watch the sunset in Erg Chebbi Merzouga desert:
The Sunset Merzouga Tour on camels begins at approximately 5 pm. Therefore, you will take almost 40 mn for crossing Erg Chebbi’s orange sand dunes on a camel’s back. After that, the camels will be left about 50 meters away at one of the highest dunes of Erg Chebbi. For the ones that would like to have a panorama view, they have to go up to the top. This will last about 9 minutes. If you prefer not to go up to the highest sand dune, the area around is also perfect to see the beautiful sunset. Get in touch with us for more information.
Camel Trekking to watch the sunrise in Erg Chebbi Merzouga desert tour:
Camel Trekking to watch the sunrise in Erg Chebbi Merzouga desert:
The Camel trekking begins in the early morning at 5:30 a.m. It takes about an hour to reach one of the highest dunes at Erg Chebbi Merzouga desert area. After starting the camel ride, we will stop close by the highest dune of Merzouga desert because the camels can’t make to the top. For the ones that would like to have a panorama view, they have to go up to the top. This will last about 9 minutes. If you prefer not to go up to the highest sand dune, the area around the camels is also good to see the specataculare sunrise.
How to get to Merzouga desert?
Renting a car:
To get to the Merzouga desert to begin your Merzouga tour by rental car, there are several alternatives, being the foremost common ranging from Marrakech or Fes.
you’ll head to the Merzouga desert from Fez, and there are approximately 8 hours of travel (depending on traffic), but if you’re not in a hurry, there are several attractions along the way, you can make a stop and stretch your legs.
Book a Merzouga desert tour with a travel agency:
One of the simple ways to urge t Merzouga is to book a tour with a travel agency. The tours start from any city of your choice like Fes, Marrakech, Casablanca, Agadir…
Visit our Morocco desert tours page to have an idea about the most booked tours in Morocco to Merzouga. As all our tours to Merzouga include one night or two within the desert. to possess a quad biking or boogie tour in Merzouga, you have got to inform us because they’re not included within the tours. You can contact us for a hotel transfer.
Get to Merzouga by supratour bus from Marrakech or Fes:
From Fes to Merzouga:
CTM Corporation. a day at 21’30h, departs Fes within the direction of Rissani. Meknès, Azrou, Midelt, Errachidia, Aoufouss, Erfoud, and Rissani are among the stops. A taxi from Rissani will cost you around 20dh.
SUPRATOURS may be a company. on a daily and then andthan thenbasis daily at 20:30h, it departs Fez for Merzouga. Meknes, Errachidia, Erfoud, Rissani, and Merzouga are among the stops.
Leaving Marrakech for Merzouga:
CTM Corporation. daily at 08’00h, the bus departs from Marrakech’s terminal within the direction of Rissani. Agouim, Ouarzazate, Skoura, K Mgouna, Boumalne-Dadès, Tinerhir, Tinejdad, Goulmima, and Errachidia are among the stops. you’ll be able to take a taxi from Errachidia to Rissani for about 40dh and then from Rissani to Merzouga for 20dh.
SUPRATOURS could be a company. daily at 08:30 a.m., it departs Marrakech for Merzouga. Ouarzazate, Boumalne-Dadès, Tinerhir, Tinejdad, Goulmima, Errachidia, Aoufouss, Erfoud, Rissani, and Merzouga are among the stops. You can contact us for a hotel transfer.