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Lakes of Ounianga, Ennedi Region

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View the mystical 18 Lakes of Ounianga, each interconnected and surrounded by postcard perspectives of the Sahara, a World Heritage Site. Discover each lake's eco-individuality--from hyper-saline to fresh water--and admire the diverse desert surroundings of the area, which has a strong history of early human migration. Take in the colorful, paradise-like views of mountains, sand dunes, and palm trees while keeping an eye out for the diverse wildlife inhabiting the bizarrely shaped fresh-water rivers. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ennedi Region trip simple and quick.
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  • A series of salt lakes in the middle of the desert in Chad. Only one still has fresh water where on can go swimming. Palm trees abound bearing fist size dates the likes I have never seen. There is....  more »
  • Since 2012 the lakes have been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site with this description: The site includes eighteen interconnected lakes of the hyper-aridiregion of the Ennedi Sahara Desert...
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