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Visit the Sahara Desert

The worlds most famous desert, The Sahara Desert is a bucket list destination for may adventurers. The Sahara Desert is the worlds largest hot desert spanning a massive 9,200,000 square kilometres with daytime temperatures ranging between 30C-50C (86F-122F). When thinking of the Sahara Desert people often thing of the soft waves of sand rippling far beyond the horizon in hues of deep orange and rose pink. As well as the long stretches of sand the Sahara also boasts rocky climates and rugged mountains, including the Eml Koussi volcano with its hight of 3,415m.

Why visit the Sahara Desert

Stories of the Sahara Desert have been told throughout history, stories of its vast sandy dunes and rocky high mountains. Become a part of history by traversing this famed climate, hop onboard a camel and traverse through the rugged terrain. Then stop off and camp out at night under a sky so full of stars you’ll hardly believe it’s real.

What to do in the Sahara Desert

A traditional Berber camp
A Berber camp

Camp under the stars in a traditional Berber camp

Camp out in the Sahara in a traditional Berber camp. Nestled amongst the dunes of Erg Chebbi our remote barber camps give you the authentic Saharan desert experience. Enjoy local food, music and entertainment before winding down to spend the night under the calming Saharan sky. Watch as the sky filles with stars as the lack of light pollution in the desert makes for clear enough skies to see more stars than you ever thought possible. This unmissable experience is on you’ll remember forever.

a man in traditional Berber dress sat looking out along the Sahara Desert
Looking over the sand dunes

Take in the sights.

The Sahara Desert is a famous landmark making appearances in everything for classic literature to modern Hollywood movies. Take in the unmissable climate as you traverse through this famous desert. Marvel at the large sandy dunes that make you feel like you’ve landed on another planet and experience the different terrains of the desert from its towering rock faces to its huge volcano.

a camel caravan traversing the Sahara Desert
A camel caravan

Ride a camel

No trip to the Sahara would be complete without hopping onboard a camel. Take a guided tour through the Sahara on the bag of these large creatures and be transported back in time to a world before high powered cars and towering skyscrapers. Enjoy the simplicity of wandering through the vast desert on your very own camel.

Frequently asked questionsFrequently asked questions

How should I prepare for the extreme temperatures in the Sahara Desert?

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It's essential to dress in layers, wear lightweight and breathable clothing, and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated. Sun protection, such as sunscreen and a hat, is also crucial to prevent sunburn and heat exhaustion.

Can I expect to see wildlife in the Sahara Desert?

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Are there any safety precautions I should be aware of in the Sahara Desert?

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When is the best time to visit the Sahara Desert

The best time to visit the Sahara Desert is typically during the cooler months, from October to April, when temperatures are more moderate and comfortable for outdoor activities.

Conclusion

The Sahara Desert is a natural wonder. Great plains of soft warm sand, high rocky ranges and volcanic structures, the Sahara Desert is a must-see destination for avid adventurers. Camp out under the stars, ride on camels and take in the atmosphere of a place that most people have only ever read about.

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