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Guelta d’Archei, Fada

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Must see · Nature / Park · Geologic Formation
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A remote and secluded oasis, Guelta d’Archei was created by underground water emerging to the surface hundreds of years ago. The oasis sustains the area's plant and animal life and serves as the natural habitat for one of the last Nile crocodile colonies in the desert. To reach this out-of-the-way spot, you'll need a car and a local guide. Before you visit Fada, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Spectacular geological formations. Rock art is present. Many animals come to the water, a reservoir of sorts, especially camels. Reviewed by Miles Archer of Boca Raton, Florida. 
    Spectacular geological formations. Rock art is present. Many animals come to the water, a reservoir of sorts, especially camels. Reviewed by Miles Archer of Boca Raton, Florida.  more »
  • The guelta of Archei is one of the most spectacular permanent water reservoirs of the Central Africa placed inside a monumental canyon decorated with some rock paintings and home of a few shy... 
    The guelta of Archei is one of the most spectacular permanent water reservoirs of the Central Africa placed inside a monumental canyon decorated with some rock paintings and home of a few shy...  more »
  • Una guelta es como los árabes llaman reservorios naturales de agua, que se forman cuando el agua subterránea sube a la superficie, normalmente aprovechando el canal de un río seco. La Guelta d'Archei....  more
    Una guelta es como los árabes llaman reservorios naturales de agua, que se forman cuando el agua subterránea sube a la superficie, normalmente aprovechando el canal de un río seco. La Guelta d'Archei....  more »

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