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Chott El Jerid

Entre Tozeur y Blidet, Tozeur 2200, Tunisia
+216 21 697 381
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Nature’s wonder

This is a very large salt lake in the Sahara of southern Tunisia. Its Arabic name meant the “Lagoon... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Nothing like it

This salt lake is unique. On a still afternoon I cherished walking from the motorway inland toward... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Aanchal K
New York City, New York
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“salt lake” (18 reviews)
Entre Tozeur y Blidet, Tozeur 2200, Tunisia
+216 21 697 381
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very large salt lake in the Sahara of southern Tunisia. Its Arabic name meant the “Lagoon of the Land of Palms". It was used as a filming location for the Star Wars series. It has a closed drainage basin and water does...More

Thank Kathleenlim
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

This salt lake is unique. On a still afternoon I cherished walking from the motorway inland toward the desert mountains. Loved the silence and thrill of walking on a salt lake.

Thank Aanchal K
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We ran here an Ultra marathon, unforgettable experience , outstanding view everywhere, infinity around

Thank MichaelDolgy
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It is a vast area of salt that glints in the sunshine. We have experienced unforgettable moments traveling through this great salt lake. Chott el Jerid is the largest salt pan in the sahara and anyone traveling from Toozeur or Tamerza in the west of...More

Thank Asiyah Noemi K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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

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