Merzouga is a small village in southeastern Morocco, about 35 kilometres southeast of Rissani, about 55 kilometers from Erfoud, and about 50 kilometers from the Algerian border. The village is known for its proximity to Erg Chebbi, a Saharan erg, and it is for this reason a part of the itineraries of many tourists visiting Morocco. Merzouga has the largest natural underground body of water in Morocco. In Merzouga desert the sand dunes are practically immovable there. At the edge of the desert there were built a great number of hotels, including the luxurious ones.
HOW TO GET TO MERZOUGA DESERT / VILLAGE BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
To get to Merzouga desert departing from Marrakech :
The bus Supratours departs from Marrakech to Merzouga village every day at 8 am and arrive at Merzouga at 9 pm in the evening.
To get to Merzouga desert departing from Fes :
The bus Supratours departs from Fes to Merzouga village every day at 9 pm and arrive at Merzouga at 6 am in the morning.[/su_list]
Explore Sahara desert !
Our Berber cooking lesson in Merzouga is very popular. You will join a local Merzouga Berber family in their house. This attractive Berber cooking lesson is run by an local and experienced cook, His /her trade secrets have passed down her family for generations. Your English speaking guide will do all translation to English and it will be assisting in the cooking class as you learn about the techniques of traditional Merzouga cooking. We will learn how to make mint tea, we will learn how to cook Moroccan bread in a traditional oven above a wooden fire.
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