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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
 
Private Wine Tour and Archeological Area of Selinunte with licensed Guide
"The island is renowned for the many outstanding wines some of them produced in this area which is famous for a great wine and olive oil production but also for the soft hilly landscape and pleasant sandy beaches. Sicily has more vineyards than any other Italian regions competing for first place as the largest wine producer. It's the perfect place to breathe the tranquility of the real rural Sicily of centuries past.Pick up at your hotel and drive into the ""Sicilian Tuscany"" south of Palermo.This morning we'll visit a renowed local winery which is embedded in a charming and unique context. Its variety of excellent wines cellars and vineyards
From EUR500.00
 
Best Of Gozo Private Tour
"Enjoy a complimentary pick up at your hotel before taking a short 30 minute drive to Malta's most northern point. After a short ferry ride to Gozo you will start off your tour with a view from one of the islands highest points and get to view both the Blue Lagoon and mainland of Malta. Your next stop will take us to the worlds oldest free standing temple of Ggantija. After legends of female fertili you will get to see the infamous cave of the alluring Calypso. The Salt pans of Gozo are Europe's best kept secret you will have an opportunity to walk here. You will stop for lunch at the movie location of Angelina and Brad's 'By The Sea' before visiting Gozo's highlight of the Azure Window. The Citadel in Victoria is quite an impressive and you'll have a chance to """As you cruise across the Gozo Channel enjoy the turquoise waters of the Blue Lagoon. Once on the it island of Gozo
From EUR450.00

More Things to Do in Chott El Jerid

The color of the water

The bottom of the lake is located 25 meters above sea level and it reaches 250 km in overall length. At times parts of the lake appear in various shades of white, green and purple. In summer Chott el...
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croisbeauty
Dec 18, 2014

The salt hills

We stopped, somewhere in the middle of the lake nearby an road cafe-bar. I desperately needed my first morning coffee, but it was the worst coffee I ever had in my life.The first thing, you notice...
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croisbeauty
Dec 18, 2014

The flat countryside

We have left Douz early in the dark morning going in the direction of Tozeur. The road leads across the huge dry salt lake called Chott el Jerid. It was my first experience ever with an dry salt lake...
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croisbeauty
Dec 18, 2014

The Tunisian boat.

In the middle of the Chott there´s a place where all the tourists stops for refreshments and toilet, and as a place for tourists it has some funny features to take pictures as this boat in the middle...
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euzkadi
Oct 30, 2008

Walking in the Lake

As we moved on further more water appeared though this was not so spectacular as the reddish colours we had seen earlier. It was slightly clearer and the colours were blue and white predominately....
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barryg23
Jun 22, 2007

Water on the Lake

As we went further into the Chott, the mirages got better and the amount of plantlife and greenery we could see decreased.We had the road to ourselves for long stretches and it felt like we were in...
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barryg23
Aug 12, 2006
 
 
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Crossing the Chott

The Chott was supposed to begin after Fatnassa but it took a little longer before we got to the heart of it and saw the really impressive sites. One thing we did see was a couple of cute camel...
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barryg23
Aug 12, 2006

CHOTT EL JERID

... or dry salt lake. CHOTT is a special Tunisian word for lakes that are dry in the hot season and have some water in the winter.The largest of all salt lakes in tunisia is the Chott el Jerid, which...
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Umea6
Apr 26, 2005

Plant growing nevertheless

Of course in the central part of the chott El Djerid, nothing grows. However, it has not a rim with on one side the salted chott and on the other side the land. Progressively the salt is more and more...
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JLBG
Jan 26, 2005

Composition of the salts

I have written "salts" and not "salt. Actually, the mean composition of the water input in the chott (surface water + groundwater), thus of the salt crust is the following :NaCl (sodium chloride,...
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JLBG
Jan 06, 2005

A difficult choice

Then you have to make your choice. Either you avoid Summer to visit Southern Tunisia and the weather will be more pleasant to visit Tozeur, Nefta, Tamerza, Douz, etc…(unless you get some sand wind,...
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JLBG
Jan 06, 2005

Tyre marks on the salt surface

These phenomenon explain why it is only in summer that you will be able to see the Chott in all its beauty. However, it will not always be pure white. Depending of the nature of the salts, of the...
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JLBG
Jan 06, 2005

Crystals of salts

Rain is always scarce, only in winter and early spring, sometimes in autumn and the average height is 90 mm while the average evaporation height is over 2,500 mm. This huge difference help to...
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JLBG
Jan 06, 2005

Water and crystals of salts

From where does the salt of the chotts comes ? It comes both from surface water from the rain that washes the surface of soils. When they are drained into the chott, their salt contents are not very...
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JLBG
Jan 06, 2005

Top 5 Chott El Jerid Writers

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"Amazing Chott El Djérid"
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"Chott El Jerid"
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"Chott El Jerid"
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"Big Tunisian Salt Lake."
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"Chott el Jerid"
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