Top Merzouga attaractions, activites & things to do
What a great about Merzouga
Marzouga is a small town located in southeastern Morocco; about 55 kilometers from Erfoud and almost 35 kilometers southeast of Rissani. Also, it is highly known as a gateway to the so-called Erg Chebbi; a Saharan Erg (a wide set of sand dunes). Merzouga is one of the most famous tourist destinations where you can experience camel trekking, bivouacking, folk dances, Gnawa music, desert camps, and Berber life. The local inhabitants of Merzouga are Berber, and Tamazight is the only spoken language among them.
Camel Trekking in Merzouga
Desert Activity in Merzouga
Folk dances In desert
the beauty of desert at night
Marzouga's natural cure
In addition, it is a place of natural and ecological cure; people who suffer from chronic rheumatism and neuromuscular illness are buried under the hot sand and dry climate for almost 10 minutes. After this period of time, the patients leave the sand and then take a rest in camp to drink a cup of tea with medicinal plans_ this kind of therapy is entirely done by the experienced curists and takes place in the summer in particular. Besides, people in Merzouga are very kind, generous, and respectful. Thus, the place is highly safe and secure. Also, there are a few shops in Merzouga where you can shop for traditional handmade.
Sand Baths in Merzouga
Ecological cure in deser
Ancient Berber Treatment
For accommodation, the village has a plenty number of traditional restaurants with a fascinated structure that offer amazing and delicious foods. Note that the best time to visit Merzouga is the winter; from November to February. During the spring months, the climate starts to warm up. But the summer months are extremely hot, so it is better to avoid this time. Based on fact that Erg Chebbi is characterized by its high dunes with a dramatic rise and its special sand, sand boarding has become a thrilling activity among the visitors.
Berber foods in desert
Marzouga's other sights
Near the village, there are also other sights to enjoy such as the lake of Srji salt, a few kilometers from Merzouga, as well as El Khamlia town where you can have a rest and drink some tea with Berbers, and enjoy seeing the black volcanic rocks on your way to this small town. Absolutely, Merzouga is an incredible place that worth a visit.
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