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Tunisian Sahara

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Amazing experience through our the tour!

My husband and I took a 4-day south of Tunisia tour with Vanille Travel and Events over the... read more

Reviewed December 28, 2017
Yurie M
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Amazing Sahara

Go to Tozeur..this town is so different from other Tunisian towns and it's also close to the Sahara... read more

Reviewed April 16, 2017
pjlroa
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Chicago, Illinois
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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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  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“star wars” (14 reviews)
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Shabikah, Tunisia
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Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took a 4-day south of Tunisia tour with Vanille Travel and Events over the Christmas holidays. We arranged to be picked up in Sfax and dropped off in Kairouan instead of starting and finishing in Tunis (so that we can do...More

1  Thank Yurie M
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Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Go to Tozeur..this town is so different from other Tunisian towns and it's also close to the Sahara desert. Rent a 4x4 with a driver and have fun with the Sahara dunes and go to where they filmed star wars. The sets are still there....More

4  Thank pjlroa
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Reviewed July 4, 2015

The day i went for sahara tour was another day in paradise to me u der the sand strom. we pay extra 10 TD for camel riding. It is exteremly wroth to pay for that. Firstly, you will have the riding suite including craft to...More

2  Thank Farida2022
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Reviewed June 29, 2015

In two days, you travel 70% of tunisia. 'Nough said. Within that, you get to climb a date tree, have an hour camel ride in the Sahara Desert, ride in a 4x4 over sand dunes, see the Star Wars set planet tattooine, ride in a...More

5  Thank Rachel W
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Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Trip advisor review- Thomas Cook Sahara Explorer 1. Extras add up -1 dinar per camera in amphitheatre -have to pay for drinks at meals -have to pay for camel and horse ride -have to tip EVERYBODY -water etc (tap water not drinkable) -toilets 2. Food...More

4  Thank Mayah T
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Reviewed May 17, 2015

This trip was more than worth the money we paid. Got the opportunity to travel around Tunisia and see so many amazing attrActions including the salt lakes, holy city, Sahara desert, 4 x 4 ride through the Sahara going over steep sand dunes and visiting...More

1  Thank LaydeeCArr
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Reviewed April 7, 2015

As we were only in Tunisia for a week, we decided this would be the perfect trip to cram in as much as we could of sites and the culture in the different areas of Tunisia. It was an early start and about an hour...More

2  Thank Lisa H
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Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

The tour consists of an 800 mile round trip on a coach over 2 days. You visit small towns, an amphitheatre in El Jem, take a camel around the Sahara Desert and a jeep safari through baron landscape where you see the set from star...More

4  Thank werenotstoppingin
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Reviewed March 2, 2015

There was a chain of companies involved and they all got 5 stars, including the tour itself. I booked online the Sahara Explorer Tour with City Discovery. No problems there. The company that was actually behind it was Inventa Tourisme. They were very helpful and...More

4  Thank Paolo R
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Reviewed December 20, 2014

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...More

3  Thank Elaine H
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