Desert Tours and Camel Treks in Sahara Desert of Morocco Erg Chebbi Merzouga
The dunes of Erg Chebbi reach a height of up to 150 meters in places and altogether it spans an area of 50 kilometers from north to south and up to 5–10 kilometers from east to west lining the Algerian border.
The nearest sizable town is Erfoud, about 60 kilometers further north. One other city is Rissani, around 40 kilometers from Merzouga, and from the 8th to the 14th century there was a separate kingdom, known as Sijilmassa, which was prosperous owing to former caravan routes.
The Sunset tour begins around 5:30pm. It takes almost helf ahour to reach the sand dunes of Erg chebbi on top a camel. Then, we will leave the camels in about 80 meters to reach the highest dune of Merzouga. For those who want to see a panoramic view they must climb to the top, it will takes 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 enjoying that short time we travel back to your hotel . This tour includs a stop at the garden where you will have a short explaination about the canal system.your will be around 19:00 To Your Hotel