The Sahara is the home to the worlds largest hot desert and one of the harshest environments in the world. After the two coldest deserts in the world-Antarctica and the Arctic, Sahara is the third largest desert overall. Small dunes are sculpted by the golden sand carried away by the stormy winds provide an amazing look to the desert.
For visiting the most significant areas of Sahara one can visit the best parts of Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia. Visit the most notable part of these desert areas, experience the remote campfires, slow, soulful camel journeys here.
A Saharan trip
A trip to Sahara can be a varied and charming one. Different parts of the desert are ready to offer you something exceptional. Maximum expeditions are organized in the gateway towns. The towns of this desert area are center to the Saharan culture. The construction emerges naturally from the earth and the leisure swiftness of life has altered here little in centuries. There are two exciting ways of traveling beyond town or village limits. You can go for an unhurried stride across the sands. If you are adventurous enough, you must go on a camel safari. You can have a glimpse of iconic Saharan landscapes. Spend your leisure time in the evening around a campfire or move in the midst of the sands or far-flung Saharan mountains. Without lying on mattress, choose the soft bed of sand. You will surely feel the real charm. Most of the excursion groups bear tents but maximum travelers like to sleep in the open air under the clearest star lit sky which will offer you to witness the wonderful show of stars on earth.
Appropriate time to visit
For a pleasant tour you must plan your trip to Sahara between October and April or early May. One can at least bear the temperature during these months.
Snow-capped High Atlas Mountain is the most accessible site of the Sahara. The wide range of palm groves, Berber hamlets, and earth-red kasbahs enhance the scenic beauty of the area.
The two main gateway towns of Tunisia are Tozeur, and Douz. Ksar Ghilane houses a deserted fortress and the Tunisian Saharas most impressive scenery.
The west of Egypt houses a collapsing mud fortress of medieval age and a temple of Alexander the Greats time. If you move to the south, you can spot the oases of Bahariya, Dakhla, Farafra and Al-Kharga, which can offer you the central points for the trip.