Activities in Merzouga

Best things To Do In Merzouga

Merzouga a small village at the edge of Erg Chebbi dunes, which reaches as high as 150 meters and altogether spans an area of 22 kilometers from north to south and up to 5-10 kilometers from east to west. Only about 40 kilometers southeast of Rissani, about 55 kilometers from Erfoud, and about 20 kilometers from the Algerian border.

ATV Quad Biking in Merzouga Erg-Chebbi

you can rent a Moto Quad/ATV for two hours, and drive through the golden sand dunes of Erg-Chebbi to admire the sunset from the top of the highest dunes. you will not see many tourists around for this adventure as this activity attracts only the adventurous travelers. your guide finally will take you to the top of the higher dune, from where you will have the most spectacular view of the area where all you could hear is the sound of the wind and shifting sands .if you visit Merzouga this is an unforgettable experience that you must-do and dont miss it.

Camel Ride For Sunset in Merzouga Erg Chebbi

We started our Camel-Trek at 4 to 5 pm, perfect timing to watch the sunset towards the end of our an hour trip then head to the desert camp in the middle of the desert surrounded by dunes where we will be staying overnight. imagines yourself riding a camel, trekking through the Sahara Desert. in the middle of the sand dunes nothing around you and all you can hear are the footsteps of the camel on the soft sand. The vast and clear sky in the day and filled with millions of bright stars at night.

Sunrise Camel Ride in Merzouga Erg Chebbi

Early in the morning, we have a “Date with the sunrise”. In the middle of the desert, waking up early is a “must-do” to contemplate the most spectacular sunrise you´ve ever seen at the top of a dune close to the camp

Sandboarding in Sand dunes Merzouga

If you want to discover the desert in a more “alternative” way and get covered in sand in the process, you should try sandboarding. Although this activity looks at first look as something that could be dangerous, it’s actually super safe.

The sand dunes of Erg Chebbi in Merzouga are really soft so you shouldn’t fear falling down. This is also a great activity to do with kids but make sure to cover your eyes with goggles to avoid getting sand in them.

Imagine the thrill of sliding down a dune at full speed while standing on board. This is what you can do in Merzouga with other travelers