1. Morocco
  2. Sahara Desert, Morocco
  3. Merzouga

Overnight in Luxury Tent in Desert Camp Erg Chebbi Merzouga

Product ID: 205968
Stay overnight in a luxury desert camp in a private tent to experience the simple life of the Saharan families. You will have the opportunity to see the breathtaking sunset and sunrise and explore on the Camels.
About this activity
Duration: 1 day
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

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Experience

Highlights
  • Stay the night in a luxury desert camp
  • Experience a mesmerizing sunset and sunrise
  • Enjoy various activities amongst the dunes
Full description
You will be met at the bus station or your hotel in Rissani or Merzouga, from there you will travel to a traditional Kasbah on the foot of the dunes of erg-chebbi. After a rest where you can enjoy some mint tea, a guide and camels will be waiting to carry you across the sandy dunes of the erg-chebbi. You will enjoy the beauty of the sunset while you ride a camel. After one hour you will reach the desert camp where you will spend the night in a Berber tent. At your desert shelter, your camels are hobbled and mint tea is served. After a wonderful dinner, you can take time to watch the stars, before returning to your tent for the night. 

The next morning, get up early to watch the sunrise which just behind the Algerian border. You will take a camel back to have a shower and rest. After you can enjoy free activities such as sand boarding, or activities at an extra cost such as quad riding. Later you will be dropped back off at your hotel or the bus station in Rissani or Merzouga.
Includes
  • Overnight in a luxury tent
  • Dinner
  • Afternoon tea
  • Breakfast
  • Camel ride
  • 1 bottled water
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with heart problems
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.1 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.4 / 5
  • Safety
    4.9 / 5
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The tour was well worth it, but there could have been more explanations and details sent to us leading up to the tour just to give us an idea of the logistics. We parked our car at one of the meeting points and someone drove us + our luggage to another location where we filled some papers and had mint tea. We then waited 1h30 before departing and no one explained us what would happen until it was time to leave. Our luggage was brought to our tent while we went on a dromedary ride to see the sunset. I wish our guide explained more about the desert and dromedaries, but he did not seem to speak French or English. We took a 30m ride then got off to walk in the dunes and watch the sunset. Once that was done, we rode for another 20m to get to the camp. Our tent was awesome with lots of blankets and hot shower! We had a great dinner and then sat with our new guide by the fire to sing songs and play drums. A bit later we walked outside of the camp to see the stars and even tried sandboarding.

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February 18, 2020

Very nice tented accommodation with private bathroom. Not even cold as we thought (perhaps because late October). The guy who runs is very helpful and funny. Good and plentiful food for both dinner and breakfast. The difference in beauty and comfort between our tents and those offered at low prices is obvious (the other tents are right next door). I expected the tents to be more lost in the desert, instead they were near the hotel where you arrive by car. The tour in dromedary lasted little in my opinion. In half an hour we did not even arrive at the first dunes, we went down, we saw the sunset and then we took a ride that was wider than half an hour to return. In the morning another 15 min ride. It's all nice anyway, but I thought it was more adventurous. Instead it is suitable for everyone.

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November 11, 2019

There is no aircondition, so during winter is freezing. The camp is wonderfull

December 6, 2019

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