Merzouga day trip
Take a Merzouga Day trip to discover one of the hiddens gems of the Nomads. Merzouga, or Erg Chebbi is famous for its huge dunes. you will have a tour of the dunes on 4×4 allowing you to visit the black volcanic rocks of marble fossils, visit a nomad family living in tent, visit to Khamlia village famous with black people and entertainment with their spiritual music of Gnawa, and visit the lake Dayte Sarji that forms in springtime which attract pink flamingos and wildlife.
You will have a break for lunch in Merzouga or Hassi Labied. After lunch you will see the canal irrigation system and have a walk on the oasis located on the foot of the dunes.
Merzouga day trip - Highlights :
- Visit the black volcanic rocks of marble fossils.
- Meet local nomads living in a tent.
- Discover Khamlia village.
- Visit the lake Dayte Sarji.
- Walk on the oasis.
On the 1 day 4×4 Merzouga Sahara tour, After having your breakfast we pick you up and start our adventure. Our route will take us along the Sahara desert landscapes with spectacular views of the local villages. You will have some free time to capture the amazing landscapes on camera as the guide makes stops anywhere you need. Enjoy our ATV excursion in comfortable vehicle to try some thrilling across Sahara dunes.
We drive to explore the tiny villages around Erg Chebbi dunes such as Hassi Labied, Merzouga and Khamlia. In Hassilabied you will have a stop at a garden where you will view the canal irrigation system. From here we will continue the trail towards Merzouga. Finally, the guide readjusts the vehicle to suit roads and then we head back to Merzouga village and to your hotel.
- Pick up from your hotel/camp, or the nearest car accessible point to your stay in Merzouga.
- Private AC luxury 4×4 Toyota+ Fuel.
- Driver guide.
- Enough time to explore the sites : Fossils, Walks, oasis,
Stops for photos and toilets.
- Drop off
Additional Services available (optional):
- Airport Pick up /Drop off.
- Night Hotel, Camp Standard /luxury.
- Activities ( Camel ride, Sandboarding, Quads, Buggy …)
- Swimming pool at any hotel.
To know before you go :
Note : The Merzouga Day Trip can be started or arranged depends on your requests.
- Merzouga might be windy and hot or very cold depends on the season.
- The lake of Dayte Sarji, might be dry in summer.
- Visiting nomads family with supporting them.
- This day trip can be started from Merzouga, if you were away you may have an extra.
Questions & Answers
How to make trip to merzouga desert?
To take a trip to Merzouga Desert, you will need to be in Merzouga around 10 AM, or spending 2 nights in the desert that will allow you a free day stay.
Can we have a Merzouga desert trip from Marrakech?
Yes you can for 4 days trip 2 nights in the desert.
Do you stop to take pictures on the way?
Yes we do, there will be an opportunity to take pictures of Camels, goats, nomads … Please kindly note that the Family living in tent is expecting a tip.
Can we hire a quad bike in our Merzouga desert trip?
Yes you can after ending the trip, please mention it before.
How long do we spend in Merzouga day trip?
You will spend about 4 hours excursion, then ending around 4 PM.
Can we swim in Merzouga Hotels?
Yes you can swim in the Pools of Merzouga, but Between the year, In the winter is impossible, you will be surprised some times how hot and sunny Merzouga is.
Where we can taste the Berber Pizza?
You can have it with nomads, or in a local restaurant. ( depends on your choices)
Is hotel pick up and drop included?
Yes our driver will pick up you in your hotel/riad at no extra charge cost.
What can i buy in Merzouga?
Although there are fewer shops in Merzouga compared to other big cities of Morocco but still you can buy number of products from its local market like Dattes , Fossiles, Crafts, Carpets, long dresses, Merchandise and if you want to cook traditional Moroccan Cuisine in your Kitchen than do not forget to purchase the local spices particularly Ras El Hount.
Is Merzouga cheaper than Marrakech?
Yes, Merzouga is much more cost friendly than Marrakech. The Town of Merzouga is very friendly, cheap and easy to explore. Food and beverages can also be found in excellent prices.