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11 Jul 2017
“Highlight of my desert stay...!”
23 Apr 2017
“The Best Alternative for Responsible Cultural and Social Tourism in Sahara and Morocco”
Organization of trips by Moroccan in 4x4 vehicles from Marrakech to the desert of Merzouga, guided tours, excursions for groups and individuals, music, party and much more.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Merzouga 52205, Morocco
+212 666-146713
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I came to Khamlia seeking the Gnaoua musicians and have them teach me how to use the Krakebs/qraqeb. I had no expectations - it was a visit I will remember and cherish for a long time - as the musician young and old welcomed me...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kokoozie
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you are looking for an experience that comes out of the tourist routine and contribute something to the community in a responsible way, get a great and unforgettable experience and really learn about the Gnawa culture and Berber culture as well, certainly Khamlia Tour...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank Santiago E
Reviewed 15 February 2017

I messaged Moha a few months before I arrived as I was looking for a place with authentic Gnaoua music and dance for my fellowship. He was so kind and invited me to his home, with his extended family, sisters, sister-in--laws, nieces, nephews. I felt...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Shilpa D
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

When I lived in Morocco between 2012-2013, I visited Khamlia on several occasions. This town has such a powerful pull on your soul that you'll keep returning. With the desert at your doorstep, 170 degrees of stars at night, the wonderful traditional Gnawa music of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank JakeM919
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I spent a magical 9 days living in a bivouac tent in the Moroccan Sahara Desert with the Khamlia Association. The Gnaoua family has lived on this land since 1950 after they were emancipated from slavery at a sugarcane plantation. They initially supported themselves through...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Lola M
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Great people and great place, it was a pleasure to visit Khamlia, and I hope come back soon, its a wonderful oasis of music in the desert

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank PilarMathews
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The folks here will open their arms to you and give you a once in a lifetime experience! The work they do is incredible and they stories they tell match! If you are traveling through the deserts of Morocco this is a stop you will...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Hayley S
Reviewed 27 January 2017

I lived in Morocco for several years and have traveled extensively, and by far one of my favorite experiences was spending a few days in Khamlia. It is an extremely peaceful community, yet somehow there is always something to do or see. The gnawa musicians...More

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I was lucky to live in Khamlia for some time and it was the time of my life. Its people are the best of the best, always with open arms. There is a beautiful vivac where you can sleep in your own tent at literally...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank BadMaX
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

The best month in my life I spend there. Unbelievable fantastic people with a huge heart. The nature, the dunes, the silence, the days and the nights...it's unbelievable. You will not find a better place to come to yourself and getting a new view on...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Torsten S
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