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Tunisian Sahara

Tunisia
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Ranked #43 of 154 Attractions in Tunisia
Type: Deserts, Outdoors
Activities: Four-wheeling, Camping
Owner description: The largest desert in the world, extending between 800 and 1,200 miles and at least 3,000 miles...
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Type: Deserts, Outdoors
Activities: Four-wheeling, Camping
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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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Sahara Explore Tour booked through Thomas Cook. A wonderful two day adventure I will never forget, be warned however that camel rides and carriage rides, an integral part of the tour will cost extra. A lot of it is staged specifically for the tourist but still enjoyable. Loved the 4 x 4 ride up into the mountains and the spectacular... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We booked the Sahara Explorer tour with Thomas Cook in November. Originally we were not planning on this tour but the way it was sold to us completely changed our mind. If it wasn't for the people on the tour I don't think we wold have enjoyed it as much. On the first day we were told we would see... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you go to Tunisia get a trip to the Sahara Desert. Caught in a sand storm, being attacked by friendly bandits and generally having the most incredible experience you could possibly want and then back to the hotel for a dip in the pool.... What more could you ask for?

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Bury, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Two days of exploring many miles of Tunisia and the Sahara desert. HIGHLIGHTS: You get to: See El Djem - one of the best preserved coliseums in the world Go to a Berber house in the caves of the desert Ride a camel through the Sahara Take in the tranquillity of sitting there on top of a sand dune halfway... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Two day's tour in the Sahara! It was great! We visited amphitheater El Jem, the original inhabitants of Tunisia (burbers if I am correct) and went with a quad through the Sahara. After this by camel to watch the sunset. Spent the night in an old ford. Food was great! Nice swimming pool as well! After an early start we... More 

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Blackburn
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I have just arrived back from the Sahara excursion. If you don't like travelling for long periods of time, then I really suggest you don't go. I was really disappointed with the overnight accommodation. The aircon didn't work in the room and the hotel was of a real poor standard, as was the food. But on the plus side. I... More 

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Waterford
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The 2 day trip from your hotel to the Sahara and back is full of bum numbing bus journeys, very early mornings and monotony. But if you don’t do it, you may never know the feel of Saharan sand on your skin or even in your mouth – it’s as fine as air and sneaks in everywhere like a thief.... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This tour was a disappointment. We booked it mainly because of our interest in history, we thought it would be great to see Carthage, one of the most famous cities in antiquity. Unfortunately, Carthage has been pretty much erased by luxury homes occupying the space now. We saw a well preserved Roman aqueduct, but the rest of the tour was... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Thomas Cook 2 day trip Colt556 has summed this up for me the guide was only interested in cash as I was a single traveler you have to pay extra to stay at the overnight hotel there was a young girl on her own and she did not have enough money to pay the guide was not interested in helping... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

It was Thomas Cook 2 day Sahara tour & didn't include the Star Wars film locations, which was disappointing to a lot on the tour. A cheesy camel ride 30 mins in the Sahara & you have to pay extra for. But the tour guide was/is the reason I'm writing this...a smartass, money hungry guide that hardly even explain the... More 

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