Best Things to Do in Merzouga Sahara Desert.

Best Things to Do in Merzouga Sahara Desert.

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Merzouga Activities, Things to do in Merzouga & Erg-Chebbi

Top thing to do in Merzouga 

Join our Merzouga Activities & Day tours to enjoy the outdoors and to spend time in recreational activities and Best things to do in Erg-Chebbi. People go to the desert for camping, hiking, or biking, to enjoy, explore and to experience the unique environment found only in the Moroccan Southwest and its deserts.

Shape-shifting over 28km from north to south and reaching heights of 160m, the great sand sea of Erg Chebbi is extraordinarily scenic. The rose-gold dunes rise dramatically above a pancake-flat, grey hamada (hard-packed rocky desert) and turn stunning shades of orange, pink and purple as the sun sets.

This tardis-like, rammed-earth store is a seemingly never-ending series of interconnected rooms that’s a one-stop shop for Moroccan arts and crafts. You’ll find everything from tightly woven kilim, to inlaid mirrors, studded leather bags and tribal jewellery. They also support the local initiative to encourage visitors not to give money to school-age children and to get them back in education.

 

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What is Merzouga Desert? / and what is the Best thing to do ?

Merzouga is a small village in southeastern Morocco, about 35 kilometres southeast of Rissani, about 55 kilometers from Erfoud, and about 50 kilometers from the Algerian border.

The village is known for its proximity to Erg Chebbi, a Saharan erg, and it is for this reason a part of the itineraries of many tourists visiting Morocco. Merzouga has the largest natural

Merzouga is a village in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, on the edge of Erg Chebbi, a 50km long and 5km wide set of sand dunes that reach up to 350m high. Most people are here to take a camel safari into the dunes, and to get a taste of remote (tourism-influenced) Berber life.

Winter months (November to February) are cool but sunny, with daily high temperatures only slightly over 10 C, and cold nights. Spring until April is pleasant, with temperatures from 25 C up to 30 C in the afternoons, and with cool nights. Summer months are hot.

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camel trek

In winter and spring there is occasional short rain or drizzle (a couple of days per month, on average), but heavy rain is unusual. Best time to visit Merzouga is February to April.

Visitors travel the desert to take in the views and enjoy the wide open space around them. Whatever your reason for going, there are plenty of things to do once you get there.

If you are planning a trip to desert Morocco or would like to learn more about the Oases, Old villages, recreation areas and points of interest in the Sahara desert of Erg-chebbi.

Things To Do is a great starting point. Here you can explore desert, discover the desert towns, navigate rivers, visited berber nomadic families, and view historical and cultural sites located in the desert.

If you are gathering information for an upcoming trip, make sure to confirm times, date and rates with individual tours etc., since any information could change without notice. 

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