About Chott el Djerid

Chott el Djerid is popularly known for being a large salt lake in the Sahara of southern Tunisia. The crystallization of the salt is dazzling and glints in the sunshine.

Must See

Brilliant landscapes and sunsets.

How to reach

Take a bus from Djerba to Auberge Ben Ahmed, then to El Faouar, and then to Chott el Djerid, about a 5 hour journey.


  • Visit the lake on a cooler day.
  • The best time to go is during sunset for brilliant views. 

Visit Time

Sunday: Open 24 hours

Monday: Open 24 hours

Tuesday: Open 24 hours

Wednesday: Open 24 hours

Thursday: Open 24 hours

Friday: Open 24 hours

Saturday: Open 24 hours

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Time you can spend

1 to 2 hours


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Scattered Clouds 25.4°C


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