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Bring your sleeping bag

My husband and I stayed at the campground in this location. The tents are made of some type non... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2017
Mona S
Hammamet, Tunisia
via mobile
OK in the middle of amazing

The type of desert you see in the movies is right here at Ksar Ghillane. Two minutes walk from the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2015
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25 Apr 2017
“Bring your sleeping bag”
13 Jun 2015
“OK in the middle of amazing”
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the campground in this location. The tents are made of some type non insulating fabric. They are equipped with rudimentary beds, sheets and covers, all of which is not comfortable clean or appropriate to the cold nights. Bring your...More

Thank Mona S
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The type of desert you see in the movies is right here at Ksar Ghillane. Two minutes walk from the camp and it's endless sand dunes. The thermal spring in the oasis is refreshing but warm to swim in. Perhaps inevitably the spring is at...More

Thank DaveSwin
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The Sahara, with amazing dunes nearby, location of many a film including The English Patient, after driving for hours through the desert we reached the oasis and it was great to swim in the warm water and chill away from the desert heat for a...More

Thank JoeD1972
Reviewed 11 July 2014

For sure a good decision going there instead of Tozeur. We traveled there from Matmata, aprox 2 hours driving. Arrived in oasis and arranged a quad trip to Roman fort and meal for later. Trip was fantastic, guide really took care of us driving and...More

1  Thank Damobra
Reviewed 7 March 2014

Only there briely but the sahara is just somet hing to be see. The stars at night are, of course, amazing. Having tea with the local Berbers around the campfire was lovely. The place could be crowded during the high season. Like any oasis, people...More

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 21 November 2013

My partner and I did not intend to travel deep into the Sahara. But...as a couple traveling independently we heard coming to Ksar Ghilane was not to be missed - the "ultimate desert experience" we were told by a guide. So we hired a 4...More

3  Thank ChairWell
Reviewed 14 November 2013

My husband and I visited Tunisia recently with a tour group and stayed at the campsite oasis at Ksar Ghilane which we reached by 4x4 wheel drives. It was an amazing place and as soon as we arrived we jumped in the beautiful pool and...More

Thank Beverly B
Reviewed 19 July 2013

This place is truly an experience you wont forget any time soon. We were staying for one night, in comfortable tents. In the evening it was a little warm, but keep the tent vented, then you'll be fine. There is a guard watcing the area,...More

Thank TommyK76
Reviewed 7 April 2011

I went on a short tour from Tozeur to Gabes via Ksar Ghilane, and it was one of the most magical experiences of my life. The great expanse of the Sahara desert, the feeling of utter insignificance, being a mere dot in the landscape... It's...More

5  Thank PrincessBella67
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