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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.
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
- 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.
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.
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
- 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.
What to take on desert tours:
NB. Please be aware that the locations visited may vary and are subject to local conditions.