Join our Merzouga Activities to enjoy the outdoors and to spend time in recreational activities. People go to the desert to camp, to Hike, to Bike, to enjoy … to explore and to experience the unique environment found only in the Moroccan Southwest and its deserts.
Visitors travel the desert to take in the views and enjoy the wide open space around them. Whatever your reason for going, there are plenty of things to do once you get there.
Things To Do is a great starting point. Here you can explore desert, discover the desert towns, navigate rivers, visited berber nomadic families, and view historical and cultural sites located in the desert.
If you are gathering information for an upcoming trip, make sure to confirm times, date and rates with individual tours etc., since any information could change without notice.
What is Merzouga Desert?
Merzouga is a small village in southeastern Morocco, about 35 kilometres southeast of Rissani, about 55 kilometers from Erfoud, and about 50 kilometers from the Algerian border.
The village is known for its proximity to Erg Chebbi, a Saharan erg, and it is for this reason a part of the itineraries of many tourists visiting Morocco. Merzouga has the largest natural underground body of water in Morocco.
Where located Merzouga desert?
Merzouga is a village in the Sahara Desert in Morocco, on the edge of Erg Chebbi, a 50km long and 5km wide set of sand dunes that reach up to 350m high. Most people are here to take a camel safari into the dunes, and to get a taste of remote (tourism-influenced) Berber life.
Winter months (November to February) are cool but sunny, with daily high temperatures only slightly over 10 C, and cold nights. Spring until April is pleasant, with temperatures from 25 C up to 30 C in the afternoons, and with cool nights. Summer months are hot.
In winter and spring there is occasional short rain or drizzle (a couple of days per month, on average), but heavy rain is unusual. Best time to visit Merzouga is February to April.