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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.
What the price includes:
- Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
- English-speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Overnight accommodation in Douz on half board basis
Tour Price (per person):
£89 per person when departing from either Sousse, Port El Kantaoui, Skanes, Hammamet or Yasmine Hammamet.
Children sharing with 2 adults = £45 per child
Single Supplement = £12 per person.
This desert safari departs on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the year.
Early pick-up from hotels for drive to El Djem to visit one of the best conserved Roman Amphitheatres in the world.
Drive to Matmata passing through a sea of olive trees near the city of Sfax to Gabes, a large maritime oasis, before reaching the lunar landscapes of southern Tunisia.
Arrive Matmata, where parts of the Star Wars films were made. After lunch we continue over steppes, where Bedouins still live as nomads in their half open tents with their flocks of goats and camels, to visit a Troglodyte cave dwelling and visit a Berber family.
Drive to Douz, gateway town to the Sahara, for optional camel ride / walk on the dunes in time to watch the sunset over the desert.
After an early breakfast drive to Tozeur via several oases and across a huge salt lake called Chott El Jerid. Watch out for mirages!
Arrive Tozeur to visit the town and oasis with optional horse carriage ride; visit the Dar Cherait Museum.
Option 1 (Tuesday departures only):
Continue up the Atlas mountains in 4x4 vehicles to visit the mountain oases of Chebika and Tamerza.
Option 2 (Friday departures only):
Travel into the desert by 4x4 vehicles to Onc el Jemel and visit the film set in the desert which featured in the Star Wars films.
After Lunch we leave Tozeur and travel via the Holy City of Kairouan to your resort hotel.
You will arrive at your resort hotel between 18.00 - 20.00
- Camel ride (approx. 25 Tunisian Dinars)
- Horse carriage ride in Tozeur