"Last stop before the Sahara" Top 5 Page for this destination Douz by barryg23
Douz Travel Guide: 138 reviews and 308 photos
Douz is known as the Gateway to the Sahara. It's one of the last towns you see before the desert stretches south for thousands of miles. In the last few years tourism has grown in Douz, and it now has a "Zone Touristique", beyond the Oasis and just before the Great Dune, with lots of 4 and 5 star hotels catering for package tours.
Despite the influx of visitors Douz is still a pleasant town with lots of character. At quiet times of the year, when there aren't too many tourists it can be a lovely place to visit and it's such a laid back, relaxed place you'll be tempted to stay a lot longer than you'd planned.
We had little time to prepare for the experience, as, no sooner had I handed over the money we were up on the camels.... more travel advice
On our first night in Douz we went to the great Dune to try catch the sunset. We had been travelling all day and it... more travel advice
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