Merzouga Travel Guide

Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco

Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco

Morocco is probably one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Africa.

Its diversity of landscapes is unmatched and its rich culture is a unique heritage in North Africa.

The dunes of Erg Chebbi are a magical destination, full of magnetism and mystery with easy access for all travelers.

If you want to visit Morocco, this jewel of the Sahara is a place not to be missed. is a project initiated in early 2006. It consists of a list of hotels, camel trekking services and 4X4 tours in Sahara Desert – the region of Merzouga village.

Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco

Camel Trekking in Erg Chebbi Dunes, Morocco

The Dunes of Erg Chebbi are a unique natural spectacle, where giant sand dunes stand up in the middle of the dark volcanic cobalt plateaus of Sahara Desert.

Gradually, as we approach this natural spectacle, the unreal unfolds before our eyes.

The legend of Erg Chebbi / Merzouga tells that the largest sand dunes in Morocco appeared as a punishment from God to wealthy families who refused to accept a poor woman with her son at a party while they were washing hands with milk and playing with balls of couscous.

These people were then buried by sand storms and strong winds that formed large dunes with the highest measure of around 160 meters above sea level.

Find a hotel in Merzouga

Staff at Auberge du Sud, Erg Chebbi Dunes

Staff at Auberge du Sud, Erg Chebbi Dunes

Merzouga is a fine touristic destination with much to offer in terms of accommodation around the dunes.

Finding an hotel in Merzouga can be a difficult task as you sometime have many hotels to compare and find the best suitable for your budget and style.

This page offers you a fine selection of hotels in Merzouga so that you can easily explore and prepare your holidays in Sahara Desert.

All these hotels offers different services, ambiance and decoration. After you find a Merzouga Hotel you can surf the rest of the website to get some travel ideas around Erg Chebbi Dunes.