Top Experiences in Merzouga

Unique things to do, curated by kimkim specialists
Browse through kimkim's recommended list of activities in Merzouga. Go on an ATV/Quad dune adventure through Erg Chebbi, home to vibrant orange dunes, and have a traditional cup of tea with a group of nomads residing in the desert. Go on a cultural adventure in Erg Chebbi and discover the area's hidden gems by Jeep and head to the Khemliya village and listen to spiritual healing music, with enough time to explore the area as you please. Enjoy traditional Gnaou music in Khemliya village, where you'll meet the locals, listen to their music, dance, and sip traditional tea.
ATV/Quad Sand Dune Adventure in Merzouga
2 hours
Explore the unique vastness of the dunes with a thrilling ATV/Quad tour. Zoom around the desert surrounding Merzouga, feeling the dunes of Erg Chebbi vibrate under your feet. Discover a mixture of vibrant orange and completely silent landscapes as you dip into valleys and conquer hills. Before...
Cultural Adventures in Erg Chebbi Desert
Explore the vastness of Erg Chebbi and learn more about this surreal landscape. Chebbi is one of Morocco's many ergs, large expanses of dunes, and tall peaks formed by wind-blown sand. This particular erg stretches over 17 miles (28 km) from north to south, with some peaks reaching nearly 500...
Traditional Gnaou Music in Khamlia
0.5 hours
About four miles (7 km) from the popular desert hub of Merzouga lies the small village of Khamlia (Khemliya), where a community of Gnaou musicians resides. Many also refer to Khamlia as the "southern gateway to the Sahara," as it sits near the border with Algeria, where the Sahara Desert...

Experiences in Merzouga, Morocco

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Unique Cultural Experiences in Morocco

Morocco's distinct and authentic culture (unchanged in many ways) is perhaps the primary reason to explore the country. You'll find traditional villages that still live today as they have throughout history. Cities like Casablanca and Chefchaouen lift the veil and let you see the way locals live day-to-day. Visit small towns and Berber villages in the mountains, peruse artisan collectives, and get off the beaten path to discover Morocco's incredible countryside.

Explore the Desert
Top Desert Excursions in Morocco

The Moroccan Desert is one of the highlights of the country. From sleeping under the stars in a Bedouin-style desert camp to sunset camel rides, there are many ways to explore the towering dunes of Morocco! Go horseback riding, conquer sandy peaks, visit nomadic communities, listen to traditional music next to a flickering campfire, or let an e-bike help you navigate the hills. From dawn to dusk, the Moroccan desert is a truly unique experience.

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