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Sunset camel trek in Merzouga desert

Camel ride Erg Chebbi / Merzouga Camel Trek

Sunset camel trek in Merzouga desert Erg Chebbi, this small tour of sunset camel ride will be an amazing experience while you will have the opportunity to take stunning captures, watching the sun that will leave the village with the dunes by the orange color and white, breathe the beautiful smell of the Sahara desert, you won’t forget this experience ever.

Sunset Merzouga Camel trekking

  • Duration: 2 to 3 Hours
  • Available: Every day
  • Departure: 1 or 2 hours before sunset depending on the season
  • Starting Location: Merzouga or Hassilabied ( we will send you localization GPS)
  • Ending Location: Return to original departure point

Sunset Camel Trekking Merzouga Highlight

  • Ride a camel as you trek over Erg Chebbi Dunes.
  • Sunset in the middle of the Sahara Desert.
  • Sandboarding in dunes (+5€ Optional).
  •  Romantic experience, perfect for couples.
  •  Ideal choice for families.

Additional information about this sunset camel tour

  • Comfortable shoes for walking and sandboarding, sports shoes for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are suitable for camel trekking.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.

What’s the best time to travel to Morocco?
actually, Morocco is perfect for travel all year. the best time to visit the Sahara desert is The spring season that runs from March to May it is the best time to visit the desert of Morocco so that this period is characterized by moderate and beautiful weather, and Morocco knows calm rains and warm weather and is comfortable for tourism and enjoy its beauty, in this period you can visit all the cities of Morocco from the north To the south, especially in the month of May, which gives you the freedom to choose the region you want to spend the holiday. in the summer the weather is very hot in the Desert of Morocco, so you will want warm weather here on the Atlantic coast.

What Gifts and Memories can you return from morocco?
As soon as you start walking in Morocco, you will think about which souvenir to buy for yourself or for the people you love. The worry, believe it, you will be spoiled for choice. Here are some tips to help you.

Handcrafted terracotta pottery.
Wherever you go in the country, there will be shops selling handcrafted pottery items. Moroccans still use it today: they prepare their food in tagines, on terracotta braziers, and think that a real Moroccan couscous can only be served in a clay dish. You will find ashtrays, tagines-salad bowls-salt shakers, etc. There will be all sizes but the smallest are the most practical and often more affordable, The best pottery in the country comes from the city of Safi.

Clothes, hairstyles, and slippers.
Moroccan clothes are original and distinguished, Sellers usually wear them, You will be offered djellabas-Trousers-tunics of different cuts and fabrics, embroidered or without patterns. You’ll notice that the style differs from region to region. The gandouras would be a better option: there are for men and women, take the color that speaks to you, it is elegant, comfortable, and light. Don’t forget to take the slippers that go with it, you can always use them as slippers at home. Typical Moroccan slippers are made entirely of leather, so avoid those with plastic soles.

what is the currency of Morocco?
The official currency in circulation, which is used in the Kingdom of Morocco, is the currency of the Moroccan dirham, and it can be abbreviated as (MAD), and it is also the currency that is circulated in the Western Sahara region, and one dirham is made of one hundred divisions of the denomination of sub-denomination of sub The responsibility for the issuance and circulation of the currency in Morocco with its different classes and varieties (paper and metal) by the Moroccan Central Bank, and given the Moroccan currency price against the dollar, the US dollar is equivalent to the value of 9.6560 of the dirham for one dirham, according to the exchange rate for the dirham Two thousand and nineteen.

are the lunches included in Our private Tour?
the lunches don’t include in all our tours, There will be plenty of cafes on the way to the Sahara desert where to stop for lunch. Please feel free to choose on your own, or follow your driver’s recommendation if you wish.

Is it safe to travel to Morocco?
yes, Morocco is one of the safest countries in the world, you won’t afraid about anything Morocco will make you happy.

what kind of clothes are in Morocco?
Moroccan traditional dress is the group of traditional and popular garments that Moroccans have preserved and still preserved for centuries, as it is evident that they cling to various traditional garments, especially in weddings and religious occasions, whether old or young, male or female. There is no doubt that the traditional costume is an integral part of the heritage, and heritage is one of the essential elements for the construction of civilization, it is necessary for the development of civilization, as the traditional costume is a tool for defining nations and a symbol for their distinctiveness and uniqueness and is the best witness to the degree of their awareness and the diversity of successive civilizations.

Can I customize my trip?
yes, you can do it, Contact us and tell us where will you start and end, Our team will help you with your request.

What are popular dishes in Morocco?
The Kingdom of Morocco, like other countries in the region, is characterized by many of its popular dishes or those that were the product of pollination of some civilizations whose name has long been associated with the Kingdom’s name. In this report, we will know the most prominent of these dishes that Moroccans excelled in cooking.

Couscous … the food that is not missing from the table.
Morocco is famous for its barbarian couscous food, which dates back to the time of BC. Couscous is divided into two types in the kingdom: couscous with vegetables or “seven vegetables” as Moroccans like to call it, while the second type is couscous “with raisins” or “with enough” depending on the region, and is considered Couscous is the main dish on Friday, and you can only find it on the lunch table.

“Tangia” .. Marrakech food.
No one can visit the city of “Marrakech” unless it is eaten from the “Tangia” dish of the famous Jamaâ El Fna Square. This dish, which the city of “Red City” is famous for, consists of veal, ghee, olive oil, and free saffron filaments, in addition to spices. Moroccan and water.

Moroccan Tajin.
It is the most famous traditional Moroccan dish besides couscous, which comes from the Arab Maghreb and especially Morocco, and this dish is also very common in Algeria and Tunisia, but according to many studies it is of Berber origin.

How can I access the Internet in Morocco?
The main networks operating in Morocco are Maroc Telecom, Orange, Inwi. It is quite simple to purchase a prepaid SIM card at the airport or tobacco stands in the cities provided your smartphone is unlocked. Or you can get wifi at a restaurant or cafe.

Can I visit the Sahara Desert in the summer?
Many clients request a tour of the Sahara during the months of June, July, August, and early September. If Morocco is on your agenda for your summer vacation. Do so, our vehicles will be equipped with air conditioning during your visit, including your room in each hotel. Regarding the camel trek in the Sahara, we start this activity very late, where the weather is cooler.

Do I need medication for my trip to Morocco?
You can bring it (Imodium) in case of diarrhea, you never know how your body system will react to new foods from different waters.

Can I travel with my children to visit Morocco?
Insurance! Traveling is the perfect way to open up a child’s world to possibilities and wonders. Strong experiences lead to new interests, and exposure to different cultures, languages, and environments helps today’s children to become the responsible and balanced adults of tomorrow. If you are traveling in a spacious, air-conditioned luxury car, you will have a special tour with fewer hours of driving in the vehicle, including many stops throughout the Morocco tour.

How should I dress in Morocco?
Morocco is becoming more modern than before, most of the country is used to tourists. In general, a woman traveling to Morocco should wear long skirts and dresses, jeans or pants.

What is the average tip in Morocco?
Although tipping is not compulsory in Morocco, rounding off the bill and tipping in restaurants and cafes is common practice. If you are happy with the service provided by the waiters, drivers, and other service employees, leaving a small tip of “20 DH” is a good way to show your appreciation.

Sunset Camel Ride is 20 € Per person.

Merzouga sunset Camel desert Itinerary

The Sunset camel trek begins around 5:30 pm. It takes almost half an hour to reach the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi riding on top of a camel. Then, we will leave the camels, travel by foot about 80 meters to reach the highest dunes of Merzouga.

For those who want to see a panoramic view they must climb to the top, it will take them another 10 minutes. If you prefer not to hike up the highest dunes, the area around the camel “parking” is perfect to watch the sunset. After having enjoyed this short time we travel back to the village before dark. This Sunset camel trek includes a stop at the garden where you will have a short explanation about the canal system of the desert.

sunset camel trek
13 days desert tours from Tangier
6 days tangier to Marrakech
10 Days tour from Marrakech to Casablanca

What's included: in Camel ride Merzouga

  • Local experienced camel guide
  • Camel for each person
  • Turban for each person for the camel trip in the desert
  • Watching Sunset
  • Optional walk to high dune

What's not included: in Camel ride Merzouga

  • Soft drinks
  • Tips

NOTE: If this Sunset Camel Trekking in Merzouga does not match what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to Contact us and we will prepare the trip to your needs and requirements.

short Infos about Sunset Camel Trekking in Merzouga

How to get the best price for Sunset camel trek:

Contact us in advance and let us know your Merzouga travel requirements, how many people travel with you, what date you want to travel.

Availability for Merzouga excursion:

All our guided Morocco desert tours can be tailor made to suit your exact requirements, just let us know what you would like. All tours and trips are available during the year, contact us for your travel dates.

How to get to Merzouga by Bus:

From Marrakech, there is a daily Supratour bus at 8:00 morning to Merzouga straight, arrive around 21:00 pm.

From Fes, the daily Supratour bus departs at 21:00 pm to Merzouga, arrive around 6:00 morning( this option you will have a chance to do other activities, like excursion 4×4 around Erg Chebbi, Quads…)

Our Advantage:

Our clients enjoy a variety of privileges while traveling, which often include traditional meals, reservations at renowned restaurants, and more.

Camel trek Merzouga Reviews


Enjoy Merzouga Camel Trek

This activity is clearly, and rightly so, on many “wish lists”. I made the trip in January which is off-season. Yet there were so many camels and riders that I remembered a rush hour in a big city.

We reached the edge of Erg Chebbi and found many camels on the ground waiting for us. With help, I got on my camel. Then the “fun” started. When the camel stood up, he wasn’t sure whether it was going to land on its head or its tail. Luckily there was a very secure “T” bar attached to the saddle to hold me in.

We then spent the next half hour walking about a mile through the dunes. From the camel’s rocking gait, it quickly became clear why the camel is known as the “ship of the desert”. We finally stopped at the foot of a dune. There we descend and climb to its top. The camel guides lifted the blankets/mats that were used to cover the camel saddles and placed them on the sand so that we could sit down. We spent the next hour taking photos and enjoying each other’s company. The guides would also carry our cameras/smartphones to the west side of the dune and take individual and group photos.
I really like the Sunset Camel Trek experience


Fresh H
Merzouga Sunset Camel Ride

A trip to the desert in Morocco is not complete without a camel trek in the dunes
Do not miss the camel ride at sunset with MTC. Experience an Amazing Feeling during sunset.
The atmosphere in the desert is unique. Highly recommended.


Michil N
 Camel Trekking in Merzouga 

I really enjoyed the time spent among the staff who carefully organized the entire activity. The sunset camel trek is an unforgettable experience, the dinner was perfect, the after dinner program was one of the best moments we spent in the night desert which brought the real atmosphere to the whole program. The tents were also well located and furnished. Thanks once again to the staff and others, I highly recommend it!


Benjamin H
Sunset Camel ride Erg Chebbi

From the start, the contact with the travel agent was good, informative, with a quick response, and in 3 ways. By Marrakech Tour Company, direct email or by WhatsApp. Hassan was always there to guide and answer my questions. Pick up, drop off, where and when everything is delivered on time. He said our driver and guide was our best guide on all of our tours! The pace of the visit and the activity was perfect. The camel ride was amazing. Sunset and sunrise in the Sahara are memorable. The camp was total glamping. I chose the luxury (medium) category via MTC. This agency is very professional and friendly. When I picked them on MTC they only had 10 reviews but they have their own website and also positive reviews on TripAdvisor. Having to verify that they are in good faith, I am happy to have chosen them. You won’t go wrong if you choose them. I, without reservation, would use them again.

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