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Akakus Desert, Ghat

#11 of 24 in Things to do in Libya
Must see · Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Desert
Escape the normalities of the everyday and explore the sandy landscapes of Akakus Desert, a World Heritage Site. The desert landscape reveals various forms of rock art, with paintings dating from 12,000 BCE to 100 CE. The images depict various animals and humans in various aspects of life, such as dancing and making music. Notice the different variations of the landscapes, where colors of the dunes and gorges change as you walk around the mountain range. Plan to visit Akakus Desert during your Ghat vacation using our convenient Ghat trip planner.
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  • Very interesting place near nothing, and with water, nice room, and good food, most amazing that such places exists only because of the turist, wsat there during 2010  more »
  • An incredible site - walking along the great silent expanses was magical and will always remain as a unique memory. A place which must be experienced to be believed. Timshghal Tours in Libya made...  more »

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