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Djanet or the Outrageously Fabulous desert city !

It was simply fabulous ! Would never forget the amazing landscapes and the hospitality of the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Mona B
Not only desert ...

This plateau, located in south-east Algeria, at the borders with Libya and Niger, is a UNESCO world... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2015
w0rldtraveling0
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A vast plateau on the edge of the Sahara is famous for the 8,000 years old cave paintings.
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13 Sep 2016
“Djanet or the Outrageously Fabulous desert city !”
24 Apr 2015
“Not only desert ...”
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

It was simply fabulous ! Would never forget the amazing landscapes and the hospitality of the Tuareg ! Amazing

4  Thank Mona B
Reviewed 24 April 2015

This plateau, located in south-east Algeria, at the borders with Libya and Niger, is a UNESCO world heritage site of great interest for its geology and for its prehistoric art. Its eroded sandstones form a stunning rock forest, giving to the landscape a lunar aspect...More

6  Thank w0rldtraveling0
Reviewed 16 June 2014

These words are not mine, but a quote from Philippe Diolé (Jacques Cousteau's close associate), who wrote a book on his experiences while making a camel trek in the fifties. The plateau top is an amazing wonderland of eroded sandstone spires and canyons, hiding innumerable...More

6  Thank andrasz
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Tassili n;Ajjer National Park - Review of two tours with Bachir Touareg, Travel Guide of Djanet Bachir Hafir, Touareg Trekking Guide After hearing rave reviews about trekking in the Tassili n'Ajjer National Park (Tassili n'Ajjer, means ‘Plateau of the Rivers’ a mountain range in the...More

29  Thank Janev_Australia
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I have been told that the plateau has been closed by the military for 3 years. Is this true? If so, can enough of the best ancient paintings be seen, now, to make the trip worth the expense and effort? The organizer in Djanet, one of the "usual suspects," says that 4WD tours are available. But I read that there is no way to get to the plateau, except by foot, donkey or camel...if the plateau is open at all. This is all very confusing, as many posts read as if the writer has never actually been there. I don't care to go there just to see the desert and oases. I have seen the Sahara before, including many sandstone pinnacles. Also, I have encountered Tuareg in Mali, so that is of little interest. I have no interest in packaged tours; I will be traveling alone, pursuing my own interests. All I care about are the paintings. What is available now? Thank you for your input.
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Response from BargainTech T |
Hi there Did you manage to go see the paintings?! Am part Algerian and am going in March for a one month break and hoping to go see the paintings too so wonder if you have been or planing to go so we can arrange a journey... More
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