The Ksar el Barka is mainly deserted now, but holds great ruins from recent settlements. The town was established in 1690 by the Kounta tribe.
Slightly north of the ksar, the Gabou plain lies, which was the home of hippopotamuses in times before the Sahara turned into a desert.
Eat and Sleep
Nothing, rely upon camping.
Arrange for private transportation from Rachid, Tidjikja or Moudjeria.
80 km east: Tidjikja
80 km northeast: Rachid
50 km south: Matmata
150 km southwest: Moudjeria