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Marrakech Segway Tour
"Some say it’s the most fun you can have on two wheels so what better way to see the sights of magical Marrakech than by Segway? Meet your guide and listen to a training and safety briefing in order to master your Segway. Zoom off with your guide to discover the city starting with the beautiful Hivernage district. Cruise past luxury hotels and tall palm trees and see some of the most lovely villas around.The exact route may vary but perhaps head to the renowned La Mamounia hotel to marvel at the splendor of its marble walkways and manicured gardens. Then listen out for Koutoubia Mosque’s daily call to prayer and follow to its source — this impressive 12th-century mosque is the l Djemaa El Fna. Built in the 12th century and now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site this vibrant market plaza pulses with captivating history. Nearby
From EUR40.00
 
Marrakech Desert and Palm Grove Quad Bike Tour
"Hop in a minibus at your Marrakech hotel and travel out of the city to the surrounding desert. Arriving at the base camp meet your expert guide and learn how to master the controls of your personal quad bike (also known as an ATV). Then set off into the wide-open wilderness!The desert landscape outside Marrakech is crisscrossed with tracks and dusty roads and your guide knows the best routes. Ride across rocky terrain through wild palm groves and over dry rivers and pass through a desert of jbilets — volcanic rock landscapes formed naturally over millions of years. Your guide will monitor your group’s speed to make it as safe and enjoyable as possible. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the scenery! discover traditional Berber villages see houses typical of the region
From EUR65.00
 
Overnight Camel Trek Tour to the Sahara Erg Chebbi dunes from Merzouga
"Day 1: Camel trekking to Erg Chebbi dunes and sunset in the middle of the dunes:Camel trek start in the afternoon from the Kasbah Hotel to the Bivouac Camp in the middel of the dunes to experience the desert magic.It takes 1 hour and half to possibility of sand boarding and in the evening enjoy a Moroccan campfire dinner and drum circle before falling asleep under the stars.You will leave your main luggage for free at the Kasbah Hotel and just take a backpack for the overnight journey.Day 2: Sunrise and camel trekking back to the and enjoy breakfast before heading back to the Kasbah Hotel in the village where a room will be provided for a shower... Collection of your main luggage end of tour."
From $85.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Douz

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Roman wall

This picture, with one of us walking in the (ex)covered way shows the size of the structure. Once home, I made some research and finally found that this wall was what limited the Roman Empire towards...
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A small "bordj"

Not far from the "limes", on the northern side of the mountain, a small "bordj" (a fort) stands at a certain distance of the trail. We did not see how we could go and visit it, so there will not be...
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A defense wall

Once we drove closer and could reach it, we discovered that it was a defense wall which seemed to have been covered on all its length while in the center, the cover had collapsed. Soldiers could walk...
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Unexpected sight

The first time we arrived at the pass between Djebel Sif El Leham (538 m) on the right and Djebel Hachichina (515 m) on the right we were very surprised to see a structure that ran across the mountain...
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Herd of camels

Behind a bend, we found ourselves in the middle of a herd of a good hundred of camels grazing. They seemed to be on their own, but there was certainly someone that kept them, may be from some...
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Climbing the trail of Djebel Sif El Leham

At one moment, the trail became steeper and rockier. This were the slopes of Djebel Sif El Leham which tops at 538 m. This part would have been difficult with another car. Driving this trail was...
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An acacia

The acacia (Acacia radiana) is a typical sight of the Sahara. Often you will find one, which is the only shade for several kilometers around. But beware, it has very sharp and strong spines. Pay...
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Beautiful flowers

In the desert, if you look carefully, you will realize that there are plenty of plants growing and flourishing. Most are very small but others can be good size shrubs as this one; I will add its name...
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Out of the chott

Chott El Fedjadj is about 50 km. You know you are out of the chott when there begin to be palm trees and various shrubs. If you enlarge the photo, you will see that the large shrub in the foreground...
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Follow the trail

If you followed the trail, there was no problem, it was in very good condition, but it was narrow, almost single lane. Fortunately, there was very little traffic because crossing another car, or,...
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The old trail

On the previous photo, there did not seem to be a trail. Actually, there was one, which was a very low levee. If you enlarge the picture, you will see on the horizon a mirage : it looks like a forest...
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Chott El Fedjadj landscape

When there was no road, the landscape was what is shown on this picture : a completely flat land, no trees, no plant, no birds, nothing. If there was not our Landrover, the picture would be divided in...
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The new road

The new road is in perfect condition and allows driving across the Chott El Fedjajd safely. However, it is always windy, as always in the desert. In this part, probably because of the neighbourhood of...
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Chott El Fedjadj

From Kebili, the shorter route to Gafsa runs across Chott El Fedjadj by C 103. It is now a good paved road but the first time we took it in 1974 and even in 1978 it was a dirt trail on a tiny levee...
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"Douz, portal to the desert."
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"Douz, the pearl of Tunisia"
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barryg23

"Last stop before the Sahara"
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"Gateway to the Sahara"
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"The gate to the desert"
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