A peaceful town with a palmeraie, Erfoud is famous for its fossils and dates. You can buy fossils in every shape and form, from a trilobite keyring to a polished basin of fossil-filled black marble (this might be tricky to take back on the airplane). 50 kilometres further on, at the foot of the majestic Erg Chebbi dunes, Merzouga is a great place to camp under the stars and experience the absolute silence of the desert night. Read more...
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Make sure you use the right people to organize your desert excursion. You don’t want your ‘baptism of solitude’ ruined by the sound of raucous laughter and voices from the neighbouring sand dune.
Desert town with friendly people who are keen to show your their part of the desert.