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Chott El Jerid

Entre Tozeur y Blidet, Tozeur 2200, Tunisia
+216 21 697 381
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Sunset at Chott El Jerid is Special

The crystals in this dried (most of the time) lake reflect the sky in such a way that the sky and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
zazalaplusfolle
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Cairo, Egypt
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 7 January 2018
Kathleenlim
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Singapore, Singapore
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“salt lake” (18 reviews)
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Entre Tozeur y Blidet, Tozeur 2200, Tunisia
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+216 21 697 381
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"salt lake"
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"miles and miles"
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"unique experience"
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"sahara desert"
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"fata morgana"
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"nice view"
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"pan"
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"silence"
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"crust"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The crystals in this dried (most of the time) lake reflect the sky in such a way that the sky and the ground blend perfectly. I saw my first mirage here. It's a long stretch of motorway, flanked on each side by infinite views of...More

Thank zazalaplusfolle
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 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
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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
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

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

Thank MichaelDolgy
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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
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Reviewed 28 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
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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
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Reviewed 20 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
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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
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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
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