No quiet night under the stars here. This is a large camp with well over 50 guests when I was there (and I was told over 100 the week prior). There is bound to be a few inconsiderate people who stay up talking and laughing until the wee hours of the morning. Sounds in this lovely canyon bounce off the walls. Finally at 2:00 a.m. a less timid person approached the noisy group with a friendly request "Friends, would you please keep the noise down". The staff turned off the generator and the lights dimmed. But that didn't stop the group. They continued laughing and shouting for at least another hour or longer.
Other than the night noises, this camp was well organized, the staff was very helpful and the food was good. The best experience was a quiet camel 3 hour sunrise ride with a Sudanese guide who made tea in the desert.
Two nights in a VIP tent with it's own shower and washroom was a luxury that seemed almost obscene in this dry country. The accommodation was very comfortable.
This is a nice camp, well run except for the fact that they are unwilling or unable to control guests who disturb others. Perhaps a notice on the tents might help stating that the mystery and magic of this place is to be respected by quiet after 11:00 or 12:00 p.m. so that guests can appreciate the night sounds of the desert.
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