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Address: Tozeur, Tunisia

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Go for sunrise

We got there early for sunrise and it's beautiful. It was very cold but worth it for the landscape and the pictures we got were amazing. Definitely take the journey across it!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We got there early for sunrise and it's beautiful. It was very cold but worth it for the landscape and the pictures we got were amazing. Definitely take the journey across it!

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lovely scenery along the Chott and we saw a few camel trains which was particularly nice. After the Great Salt Lake USA and the Salt Lake in Turkey ......it was just as lovely crossing the desert with the mountains rising beyond. There were a good selection of interesting stalls along the journey and we stopped at several. Well worth the... More 

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

A spectacular landscape unlike anything we have ever seen before, the early start gave us the benefit of a truly amazing sunrise!

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glasgow scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

A very big salt flat. I have never seen one before. Interesting. But not worth a revisit. Due to lack of features.

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Sousse, Tunisia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

i liked drivers and their way to face sand and collins. they have a good knowledge about history of the region.i disliked that there's no invoice for the trip.

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Montreal, Canada
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The whole area is completely surreal - there is this sea of salt, and the road is right in the middle. I was really impressed by the grandeur of it. Simply magnifiscent!

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Saint John
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Not as white as in Argentinas ( Salinas Grande) but definitely worth a look -a few tourist restaurants along the way but all were closed.

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Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It was amazing. Nothing to see for miles just flat salt lakes. I thought I was on another planet as so fabulous an breath taking to see/

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Most 2 day desert safari tours offered in the main resort hotels include a trip across the Chott El Jerid. It is one of the highlights and most unique attractions in Tunisia. The singular road which crosses it is about 70km long, between Tozeur & Douz. It is pancake flat and on either side of the road are wonderful pools... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Chott El-Jerid is basically a rest stop between Tozeur and Douz. It's the largest salt pan in the Sahara Desert. This lake can fill and empty in a heartbeat. The salt crusts are unstable, so they can be very dangerous to walk on. There are a few souvenir stalls and toilet facilities. Toilets are certainly nothing to write home about,... More 

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