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Journey into the Heart of Morocco's Majestic Sahara Desert with tours to Erg Chebbi

Erg Chebbi, Morocco: An Ocean of Sand Dunes

Erg Chebbi is a mesmerizing expanse of sand dunes located in the southeastern part of Morocco, near the town of Merzouga. The area is one of the most iconic and picturesque desert landscapes in North Africa, drawing travellers and adventurers from around the world.

Guided Tours to Erg Chebbi

As the sun dips below the horizon, the sands of Erg Chebbi are bathed in a warm, golden glow, creating a spectacle that is nothing short of magical. Many visitors choose to embark on camel treks into the heart of the dunes, where they can witness these stunning natural phenomena up close and immerse themselves in the tranquillity of the desert landscape. With an expert local guide by your side, taking a desert tour in Morocco has everything an adventurous traveller could want. From guided sightseeing tours by day, comfortable accommodations by night, with unforgettable experiences. Our tours have you covered.

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What to Expect – Why Visit Erg Chebbi

When visiting Erg Chebbi, travellers can expect to be greeted by a mesmerising expanse of towering sand dunes that stretch out as far as the eye can see. Visitors can look forward to immersive experiences such as camel treks through the dunes, witnessing breath taking sunrises and sunsets that paint the desert in hues of orange and gold and there is the opportunity to camp under the stars in a traditional Berber-style tent.

Popular Sites to See around Erg Chebbi

Merzouga

Renowned for its proximity to the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes, Merzouga offers visitors an immersive desert experience like no other. The town itself is a charming blend of Berber culture and hospitality, with traditional mud-brick buildings and bustling markets where travellers can immerse themselves in the vibrant local atmosphere.

Dunes of the Sahara

Towering as high as 150 meters (almost 500 feet), these majestic dunes create a surreal and ever-shifting landscape. The fine, golden sands of Erg Chebbi stretch over an area of approximately 22 kilometres (14 miles) long and 5 kilometres (3 miles) wide, offering visitors a vast and captivating playground to explore.

Ouarzazate

Situated at the foothills of the Atlas Mountains, the city known as the “Gateway to the Sahara,” Ouarzazate boasts a unique blend of Berber, Arab, and African influences. The city is best known for its role as a filming location for numerous Hollywood blockbusters and television shows, earning it the additional nickname of “the Hollywood of Morocco.”

Erg Chigaga

Erg Chigaga, located in the heart of the Sahara Desert, in southern Morocco, is a remote and mesmerising expanse of sand dunes that rival Erg Chebbi in beauty and grandeur. Erg Chigaga remains relatively untouched by mass tourism, providing visitors with a sense of solitude and tranquillity amidst the vast desert landscape.

Frequently asked questions

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There are multiple ways to travel to Erg Chebbi. The most common way is to arrive by car, 4x4 or bus. From towns like Rissani or Erfoud, it would take an average of half an hour to reach Erg Chebbi.

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Conclusion

Erg Chebbi is a place of unparalleled beauty and wonder, where visitors can immerse themselves in the timeless allure of the Sahara Desert and create memories that will last a lifetime. Whether marvelling at the shifting sands, exploring the dunes on camelback, or simply basking in the tranquillity of the desert landscape.

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