Sunset Camel Trek in Merzouga


The Sunset Camel Ride in Merzouga is an occasion to discover the peace and timelessness of life in the desert on this guided sunset tour from the village of Merzouga. Climb aboard a camel and travel across the sea of Erg Chebbi sand dunes. Then watch a stunning sunset in the middle of the Sahara Desert.

Merzouga Sunset Camel Trekking Tour begins at around 5:30 pm. It takes almost half an hour to reach the sand dunes of Erg Chebbi Merzouga riding a camel. Then, we will leave the camels at about 80 meters to reach the highest dune of Merzouga.

At Morocco Tours Agency, we offer suitable Sunset Camel Trekking tours for all categories: groups, families, Students, and Couples, or a group of friends getting together to have a fun day out.

List of Highlights of the Sunset Camel Ride in Merzouga

  • Ride a camel as you trek over Erg Chebbi Dunes

  • Enjoy Sunset in the middle of the Sahara Desert

  • Sandboarding in the dunes (+5€ if you are interested in)

Merzouga Sunset Camel Trek Experience

Commencement & Desert Arrival

The Merzouga sunset camel trek tour typically begins approximately 1 hour before sunset. The camel ride to Erg Chebbi's sand dunes takes around 30 minutes.

Sunset Views & Exploration

Upon reaching Erg Chebbi, you'll dismount the camels and journey about 80 meters to the highest dune. Climbing to the summit offers a panoramic view and takes an additional 10 minutes. Alternatively, those opting out of the climb can enjoy the sunset from the camel area, providing a perfect viewing spot. Following the sunset spectacle, return to the village, optionally stopping in the gardens.

Nomadic Experience

A desert trip in Morocco remains incomplete without a camel trek in the dunes. For enthusiasts captivated by the historical caravans traversing African deserts, this offers a glimpse into the nomadic life, evoking a sense of being a nomad momentarily.

Immersive Sahara Experience

Imagine atop a camel, journeying through the Sahara desert. Silence envelops you, only the camel's steps on soft sand break the quiet. The expansive sky during the day and the star-filled canvas at night create a serene, rarely experienced tranquility, fostering unforgettable memories.

Program Itinerary of the Sunset Camel Trekking Tour

Price Includes and Excludes

Additional info about this Sunset Camel Trek Tour

  • - Comfortable shoes for walking and Sandboarding, sport sneakers for example. Long sleeves and long pants or skirts are appropriate for the camel trek.

  • - Children must be accompanied by an adult.