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Tamerza Canyon

Tozeur, Tunisia
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Ranked #2 of 12 attractions in Tozeur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons
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London, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
119 attraction reviews
4,361 helpful votes 4,361 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

While doing the 2 day Sahara tour we went to the Tamerza Canyon waterfalls in our 4x4 Landcruisers after visiting Tozeur and my goodness this place feels like heaven. We passed through a mountain oasis place Chebika which was nice before arriving at Tamerza. The Tamerza canyon is Beautiful with nice waterfalls. I have seen 2 canyons on this trip... More

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Sousse, Tunisia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

this was a very beautiful place indeed however it was well off the main road and there was construction that made the ride difficult. I would only go back when roads are complete and they may be by now.

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Sheffield
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Gem of a place, part of my tour with Ali Saadi Touareg Tours from Tozeur, an excellent Sahara guide, who took me into the desert and the mountains around Tozeur.

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Somerset
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We took a 4x4 trip to Tamerza as one of the optional offers on our all inclusive Tunisia trip, and on the way we stopped at Chebika where we took a walk through the mountains and down to the small oasis. We were told this was where the English Patient had been filmed and also Indiana Jones, but we couldn't... More

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Greenfield, Massachusetts
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4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

This was a site I absolutely wanted to see after admiring photos on the Internet. However, once you are there, you see that the site is rather small, overrun by tourist traps (the souvenir hawkers), and quite busy with tourists so that it is hard to take a picture without strangers in it. I think we could have ventured deeper... More

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Devon
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138 reviews 138 reviews
27 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

A bit like Toyota Land Cruiser World, but forget that it's a honey pot and brave the walk beyond the tourist trap into the gorges and over the mountains, where you are likely to be entirely alone. Then it merits 5*.

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Halifax
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

More than 20 years have passed since I lived in Tozeur and visited Tamerza Canyon. The beauty of this place continues to haunt me and I long to return.

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Montreal, Canada
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

After driving and driving kilometers in desert, you stopped at that place. Beautiful canyon with a nice oasis with a cool, refreshing waterfall at it's bottom. It is so relaxing and peacefull. Take time to make nice pictures!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We visited this site as part of a 2-day tour throughout Tunisia. We were taken to the place by jeeps, and then a hike through the canyon. The views are absolutely amazing and you don't have many people around pestering you trying to sell stuff like in other places. There are also nice facilities on site (after the hike), with... More

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Tunis, Tunisia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

Tameghza has spectacular views and sights, you can find sources of clear water go out of the mountain and come to pour in the canyon by forming waterfalls. It is an attractive place to cool and walk barefoot along the river. To conclude it’s simply a visit not be missed, peace, beauty and magic of the place in the middle... More

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