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One of the famous region in Tassili, a cultural and natural diversity, an old geological formations dated back to the Ordovician, mountains eroded by winds and transformed into sculptures and sands that form the aspect of Tadrart, hydraulic erosion has dug in these mountainous formations of the canions which becomes a shelter of some wild animals such as ibex.

Tadrart is full of evidence indicating a presence of prehistoric civilizations, the hundreds of rock art and archaeological sites scattered along the valley of In- Djaran to the sands of Timmarzouga, the sands astonishing all visitors of Tadrart and encourages everyone of them to revisit the place one more time.



A small stony hill crossed by the Dider valley which forms a large grassy area that attract all the pastoralists from the northern regions of Djanet, after the rain because it turns into green landscape which release the smells of flowers to the surroundings and into air.

This place attracted man since prehistoric times and, and he engrave a very beautiful engravings in the archaeological site of Tin-taghert, such as wild animals like giraffes, cows, deers and ostriches, all engraved over the granite surface.



This name is derived from  the name "silk", Alharér in Tamahak, the language ofTuareg. Iharer is an oasis in a valley of a wetland, contains small ponds called "Guelta" with different depths of 3 meters to 10. It ontains fish such as "Tilapia" and frogs.

This valley inhabited by Tuareg in traditional dwellings called "Ekabar" before the urban extension, in a shape of circular stone structure reinforced by clay and a conical roof made of palms and reeds.

Above the valley on the west side; the hill of Tadjlahen extends, which contains a forest of sandstone rocks forms shelters on the walls and bears hundreds of outstanding prehistoric a wall paints.



the beautiful valley of Essandilan, 80 km from Djanet. It contains a small oasis and plants like laurel and trees like tamarisk which grow along the valley towards the sands of "Erg Admer". Inside the valley; a beautiful "Guelta" is located where the valley is narrowed.



Located 70 km from Djanet, the name is derived from the term "Tikobauin", which means "swords" in  the language ofTamahak, a forest of sandstones rocks shped by erosion and it form similar beautiful natural landscapes.



Not far from Djanet, Tegharghart is a tourist site crossed by the valley of Djareou, a mixture of sandstone rocks and sands of a beautiful landscape, as well as the famous engraving of the crying cow, a prehistoric view in which the cows are engraved with tears.



At the height of more than 1500 meters of altitude in the east side of the city of Djanet, the hill  of Tassili N'Ajjer is located, the one which presents the largest open-air museum in the world. hundreds of shelters and caves over its walls, and covered by prehistoric rock arts, which have been attracted by desert explorers since the forties and which was classified as a world heritage by UNESCO. The hill is formed from the tops of Ordovician sandstone, and by erosion form a maze that requires a guide when entry.

Not to mention the thousand-year-old tree, the Tassili cypress (Cupressus dupreziana), a hundred species of these trees of the Cupressaceae family of Mediterranean origin and adapted to the Saharan climate, which is in danger of disappearing.


Along more than 100 km the sands of Erg Admer extends, the oldest wind erosion on the tops of tassili  revealing the sandy accumulations that forms the old sands of Erg Admer. In the center of these sandy arae; you can recognize the archaeological sites of occupation of prehistoric man, a very beautiful objects made of stoes were found scattered in these dunes.

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