Adventure

Merzouga Overnight Stay in a Berber Tent and Camel Ride

4.1 / 5

44 reviews

Activity provider: 3T Travel S.A.R.L Morocco

Merzouga Overnight Stay in a Berber Tent and Camel Ride

Activity provider: 3T Travel S.A.R.L Morocco
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From US$ 41.05 per person

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Discover the Merzouga Desert dunes on an overnight stay at a Berber tent in Erg Chebbi. Sleep under the stars, wake up to the sunrise, and cross the desert by camel.

About this activity

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Duration 1 day
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, Arabic
Wheelchair accessible
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride a camel across the Sahara Desert
  • See the sunset from the desert dunes of Merzouga
  • Spend the night in a Berber camp at Erg Chebbi
  • Try desert activities such as sand boarding
Full description
Depart Merzouga, Rissani or the oasis town of Erfoud and travel by 4WD vehicle to a traditional Kasbah at the foot of the Erg Chebbi dunes. Depending on your time of arrival, rest with a refreshing mint tea. Then, follow your guide into the desert and ride a camel across the sands. Trek across the magnificent landscape watching the sunset as you go. Arrive at the desert camp after a camel trek of approximately 2 hours. Upon arrival, your camels will be tethered as you drink some more mint tea. Enjoy a delicious dinner in the desert wilderness, and then sit around a camp fire to hear the beat of the drums and the songs of the Berber nomads of southern Morocco. Wake early in the morning and walk over the sand dunes to watch the sunrise from just behind the Algerian border, about 50 kilometers from Merzouga. Ride your camel back to the hotel, where you can relax with a shower and enjoy breakfast. Drive back to the bus station or your hotel in Rissani or Merzouga for the end of the tour services. 
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel or the bus station
  • 1 night in a desert camp
  • Camel ride
  • Dinner and breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • Vegetarian options are available
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 /5

based on 44 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.3/5
  • Transportation
    4.3/5
  • Value for money
    3.9/5
  • Safety
    4.5/5

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Super organized, we were picked up by jeep, then waited an hour at the hotel and were then taken to the dunes by camel for an hour - sunset, then by camel to the camp (which is right near the starting point) super great atmosphere with very clean beautiful tents and romantic outdoor dining areas. Fire and drums in the evening. Went to the sunrise myself at six o'clock, then breakfast and then brought back by camels. We paid 40€ each for the adults and 30€ each for our children. A well organized experience which we highly recommend.

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August 1, 2022

Fun activity with everything there: ride a drommedaris, walk up the dunes and watch sunset, to the camp with food, music. Sleeping in the camp. Comfortable beds in a room with Moroccan rugs on the wall and floor. And watch sunrise in the morning, have breakfast and return to the drommesaries. And not to forget extremely nice staff, adequate and atmospheric.

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February 29, 2020

wonderfull experience

the camel tour was so much fun, we where with a very big group (studytrip) and it was all arranged very well. Especially the overnight stay was perfect. We took the matrasses out of the camp on the sand hill and watched stars the whole night, the people there where very relaxed! Thank you for the experience!

July 21, 2017

Product ID: 70416