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Moroccan Sahara

Address: Morocco
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Ranked #16 of 364 Attractions in Morocco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Deserts, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Camping/rv, Group tours/safari, Camping, Running
Owner description: The largest desert in the world, extending between 800 and 1,200...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Deserts, Sights & Landmarks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Hiking, Camping/rv, Group tours/safari, Camping, Running
Owner description: The largest desert in the world, extending between 800 and 1,200 miles and at least 3,000 miles from east to west, covers one-fourth the area of Africa including the lands of Algeria, Morocco, Libya, Tunisia and Egypt.
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Malta europe
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had stupidly booked a week in Marrakech staying in a Riad. Two nights in Marrakech would be enough. The hustling and begging was relentless. What we really did enjoy was our escape to the Sahara that we booked on spur of the moment in Marrakech and was well worth the money. Our mini bus driver was great and gave... More 

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CARMARTHENSHIRE
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64 reviews 64 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

A place that has to be on many bucket lists and well worth going to. A camel ride is one way of getting in but not very comfortable and although your on them for an hour, with all the weaving back and fore you have not actually gone in very far. The other way is to hire a quad if... More 

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Haworth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I had to go and pay this place a visit and it was everything I ever expected , the sand dunes were so high that I couldn't climb them I had to be pulled up because my feet were sinking in the sand ,sensible footwear goes without saying , I had my trainers on and they were full of sand... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We were 5 of us, not really enjoying maroc. yeh nature is great.But the hazzling from the people does not stop,specially when there is no man around.We were 5 ladys and met on the road. By yourself or with 2 of us it was really no fun. When we got to Rissani we met guide Hamidi,from saharamaroctour and everything changed.... More 

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Steyr, Oberosterreich, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I was a bit wary of this visit but it was totally above all expectations..felt very safe,friendly people with german,english and french knowledge..fantastic scenery from desert to snow covered Atlas mountains to bustling souks,magnificent mosques. only down side are the animals..hundreds of poor mangey cats,overloaded mules and donkeys.

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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

We had to drive over packed earth to get to the place where we mounted camels to go into the desert. It was a bit of a rough haul. It was not a very long trip by camel, which was really just fine since none of us were used to using those muscles required to straddle the camel. When we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We went to the Sahara as a part of a tour we went on whilst in Morocco and it was one of the best experiences of my life! We went off road for a while in the mini bus on the way to the desert and suddenly in the distant the dunes seemed to appear out of no where. We... More 

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Southern California
2 reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I had no idea what a diverse and amazing country this would be. Friendly people, charming cities, great food, beautiful ! Never once felt unsafe. The Moroccans are wonderful. Don't miss this beautiful country!

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Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

I had an amazing experience. The tour was good. Our driver/guide was kind and helpful. We were a small group and got along great. It was a lot of fun :) The landscape was stunning. We saw a full moon rise from the backs of our camels on the way to the camp in the Sahara. The camp guys were... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

I have done alot of world traveling. I cannot seem to ever get enough. My trip to Hasilabied(various spellings) was defintely a priceless moment for me. I wanted a trip that was full of culture, beauty, music, food, and serenity of the desert. To this day when I look at the photos, I still think the sand does not look... More 

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