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Chott El Jerid

Tozeur, Tunisia
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Worth the visit!

I admit, when I read in my tour itinerary that this was part of our travel plan, I wasn't sure why... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Emily K
nice road

chatt jerid is nice road with car traverse, after two night raining , the chott was full with water... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
bechir m
Sousse, Tunisia
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3 weeks ago
“Worth the visit!”
12 Apr 2017
“nice road”
Tozeur, Tunisia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I admit, when I read in my tour itinerary that this was part of our travel plan, I wasn't sure why we should bother. I'm so glad we did! This stop isn't long- a half and hour and you'll get the picture- but pictures is...More

Thank Emily K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

chatt jerid is nice road with car traverse, after two night raining , the chott was full with water , very nice view

Thank bechir m
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

I'll never forget this lake, the silence is so fat, there is nothing here, no sound, no wind, just the lake as a mirror, the horizon disappeared, it's all blue, that's an amazing experience. Sunset was so beautiful, you can see pink sky and lake...More

Thank Anje R
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This was my first visit to a salt lake. It is the largest salt pan of the Sahara Desert with a surface area of 5,000-7,000 km2. During the summer Chott el Djerid is almost entirely dried up and can be crossed by foot or car,...More

Thank Eivind S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Imagine a Salt Lake, a very large salt lake, that won't have any water left, just sand and salt crusts, and a road through it ... seeing this is a unique experience in itself. On a hot day you may be lucky to see a...More

Thank MonikaFahrnberger
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

A lake which in dry season has no water , only salt . Miles and miles of salt . Unique sights , especially for the people that lives in much friendlyer parts of the world - where ir rains . Don't forget I saw Fata...More

2  Thank Cornel1979
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Usualy there is not much water - just wast flat territory with some mountains (or fatamorgana) on its edges. We stoped at a kind of suovenir stall with colorful toilet but in poor condition - good for photo! There is also an old boat with...More

2  Thank izi f
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful sunset in our life. Quiet and amazing. You were by ourselves with a rented car, then we stopped to play on the lake and wait the sunset. We love it. The pictures is amazing either. Take your time there. Be kid again.

1  Thank Marcos R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Just as funny as it sounds. Some might say it is big and mighty in the middle of nowhere, but I don´t know.

1  Thank Lelle2013
Reviewed 2 June 2016

It's called "Salt lake" in English. However there was no lake, just a sliver of salt and iron alongside the highway. The guide said that he had seen water some time before, perhaps it's due to the dry season now. So basically, there was not...More

Thank jq236
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