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2 Day Mini Safari Tour

The following pre-bookable 2 day desert tour is available for holidaymakers staying at any hotel in the resorts of Hammamet, Hammamet Yasmine, Port El Kantaoui, Sousse and Skanes.

For a 2 day desert safari departing from Tunis or the Carthage Coast see our private tour by 4x4.

What the price includes:

  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunches
  • Overnight accommodation in Tozeur on half board basis

Tour Price (per person):

£99 per person when departing from either Sousse, Port El Kantaoui, Skanes, Hammamet or Yasmine Hammamet.

Children sharing with 2 adults = £50 per child

Single Supplement = £12 per person.


"Wonderful Experience!" - "We went on a two day Desert Safari Tour with the company Tunisia First and we loved it! "


This desert safari departs on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the year.

Day One

Early pick-up from hotels for drive to El Djem to visit one of the best conserved Roman Amphitheatres in the world. You will then have a short refreshment stop in Mahares en route to Gabes or Matmata.

The journey to Matmata passes through a sea of olive trees near the city of Sfax and Gabes, a large maritime oasis, before reaching the lunar landscapes of southern Tunisia.

Arrive in Matmata or Gabes for lunch and then visit a Troglodyte cave dwelling to visit a Berber family.

We drive to the oasis town of Douz via Tamerzet for a photo opportunity then head to Ghlissia for an optional camel ride over the sand dunes. An hour later, we depart for Tozeur via the Chott El Jerid - a huge salt lake. Your overnight stay is in a 4 star hotel in Tozeur including dinner and breakfast.

Day Two

After an early breakfast we visit the town and oasis of Tozeur where you can have a an optional horse-drawn carriage ride. Then travel into the desert by 4x4 vehicles to the oasis of Nefleyet visitin the canyons of Sidi Bouhlel which featured in Star Wars - A New Hope and The Phantom Menace. After Lunch in Gafsa at Jugurtha Palace, and a comfort break in Jelma, we stop for a photo opportunity at the medina in the Holy City of Kairouan for 30 minutes before returning to your resort hotel.

You arrive at your resort hotel between 18.00 - 20.00

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Price Excludes:

  • 1 TND fee for taking photos at El Jem.
  • Camel ride including Saharan outfit: 25 TND and Horse Carriage Ride in Tozeur: 10 TND bought through the tour guide.
  • Drinks.

What to take on desert tours:

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NB. Please be aware that the locations visited may vary and are subject to local conditions.

Tel: 01276 600160

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El Jem

El Jem



Chott El Jerid

Chott El Jerid



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