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Merzouga Desert Tours and Activities


A 2 DAY MERZOUGA DESERT TRIPS AND CAMEL RIDE ACTIVITY is an excellent way to fully immerse yourself in the Sahara Desert’s beauty, experience the unique culture of the region, and spend a night in a desert camp. Here’s a detailed itinerary for a 2-day Merzouga desert trip:


Day 1: Departure to Merzouga and Camel Trekking
  1. Morning: Depart from your starting location (Marrakech, Fes, etc.) early in the morning. Enjoy the scenic drive through the High Atlas Mountains, Berber villages, and captivating landscapes.

  2. Midday: Arrive in Merzouga in the afternoon, where you’ll be welcomed with Moroccan hospitality. Meet your camel guide and prepare for your camel trekking adventure.

  3. Camel Trek: Embark on a camel ride into the mesmerizing sand dunes of Erg Chebbi. Your camel guide will lead the way, and you’ll have the opportunity to take in the stunning views as you traverse the dunes.

  4. Sunset: Reach the desert camp, ideally situated to witness a breathtaking sunset over the Sahara. Enjoy the changing colors of the sand and the peaceful ambiance of the desert.

  5. Evening: Savor a traditional Moroccan dinner at the camp, accompanied by local music around the campfire. Spend the night in a comfortable desert tent, experiencing the tranquility of the desert under the starry sky.

Day 2: Sunrise and Return Journey
  1. Sunrise: Wake up early to witness the magnificent sunrise over the dunes. This is a magical and photogenic moment that you won’t want to miss.

  2. Breakfast: Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the desert camp, savoring the fresh flavors of Moroccan cuisine.

  3. Camel Trek Back: After breakfast, ride the camels back to the starting point, giving you another chance to take in the beauty of the desert.

  4. Visit Local Attractions: Depending on your time and preferences, you may have the opportunity to visit nearby attractions, such as Rissani, a historical town known for its traditional markets and architecture.

  5. Return Journey: Depart from Merzouga and start your return journey to your starting location. The drive back offers more opportunities to appreciate the stunning landscapes.


  • Dress comfortably in layers, as the desert can be hot during the day and cool at night.
  • Bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and sufficient water.
  • Respect local customs and traditions.
  • Capture the beautiful moments through photography.
  • If you have extra time, consider extending your stay to explore more of the desert’s wonders or nearby towns.
Customize Your Trip:

If you would like to customize your trip, let us know your preferences and we will work with you to create a tailor-made itinerary that meets your needs.

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