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Tunisian Sahara

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The largest desert in the world, extending between 800 and 1,200 miles and...

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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Another day in paradise. .!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 July 2015
Farida2022
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Doha, Qatar

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Doha, Qatar
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74 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 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 cover your body,head and face. It is well clean. The guy from the shop helped... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 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 horse and carriage, try bread made on a rock (which btw is much better than... More 

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3 Thank Rachel W
Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 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 -promised set menu both times we were 'the exception' -breakfast abysmal at Golden Yasmin -very... More 

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2 Thank Mayah T
Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 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 the set of Star Wars. We also watched the sunrise over the salt lakes which... More 

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1 Thank LaydeeCArr
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 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 into the tour we had to stop at a toll booth and transfer to another... More 

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2 Thank Lisa H
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 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 wars! There is an overnight stay at a very nice hotel and a visit to... More 

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London
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114 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 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 even arranged a transfer to Tunis on our return to Hammamet. It was more expensive... More 

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Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 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 still enjoyable. Loved the 4 x 4 ride up into the mountains and the spectacular... More 

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3 Thank Elaine H
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 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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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 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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