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Tamerza Canyon

Tozeur, Tunisia
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88%
Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Tozeur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Canyons, Outdoors
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Type: Canyons, Outdoors
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Melbourne, Australia
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1,521 reviews 1,521 reviews
1,333 attraction reviews
742 helpful votes 742 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The Tamerza Canyon is an easy day trip from Tozeur, it is also included on most 2 day desert safari packages. It is north of the town, across the Chott el Gharsa and up into the mountains. It is very popular with tourists and the car park is full of 4WD vehicles. It is a pleasant cooling walk beside the... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Tamerza was a nice oasis, worth seeing if you're in the area. It's more or less between Chebika and Mides, and an easy day trip from Tozeur. Personally, I liked Chebika and Mides better, and if you are pressed for time, I would go to Chebika, which is a beautiful mountain oasis, and Mides, which is an abandoned cliffside village... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you want to relax and feel like you're in heaven, Visit this place. Plan to spend all day there, because few hours not enough. Enjoy.

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London, United Kingdom
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119 attraction reviews
4,566 helpful votes 4,566 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 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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34 helpful votes 34 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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28 helpful votes 28 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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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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84 helpful votes 84 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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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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