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2 Day Private Mini Safari Tour by 4x4 vehicle

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

What the price includes:

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

Tour Prices (per person):

Departs on any day of the week (subject to availability and local conditions).

Prices are per person based on the number of people departing from these resorts:2345+
Price per person:
Sousse or Port El Kantaoui£249£189£155£149
Skanes or Monastir£249£189£155£149
Hammamet or Yasmine Hammamet£249£189£155£149
Tunis or Carthage Coast£309£249£215£209

N.B. This tour normally requires a minimum of 2 passengers. 5 passengers or more will travel by minibus on day one and transfer to a 4x4 vehicle on day 2 when the terrain requires it.

Children (2-11 yrs; max. 2 per room) sharing with 2 adults = £50 reduction per child.

Single occupancy supplement = £25 per person.

Single traveller price from £459.

NB. Above prices are valid until 31 October, 2018.


Day One

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 in 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 to visit a Berber family.

You can choose where to spend your first night on the edge of the Sahara desert from the following two options:

Option 1

Drive to Douz, gateway town to the Sahara and enjoy dinner and overnight at the Hotel El Mouradi (or similar). On day 2 (from Douz only) you can add an early morning camel ride into the Sahara to watch the sun rise over the desert prior to breakfast before crossing the Chott El Jerid Salt Lake.

Option 2

Drive to the oasis town of Tozeur, crossing the Chott El Jerid salt lake. Dinner and overnight at the 4 star Ras el Ain (or similar).

Day Two

Visit the town of Tozeur. Optional horse carriage ride to the oasis (approx. 30 DT payable directly to the guide).

Followed by your choice of:

Option 1

Continue up the Atlas mountains in 4x4 vehicles to visit the mountain oases of Chebika and Tamerza.

Option 2

Travel into the desert by 4x4 vehicles to Oung El Jemal to visit the film set in the desert that featured in the Star Wars films as part of the set for Mos Espa.


After Lunch we leave Tozeur and travel via the Holy City of Kairouan for a comfort stop enroute to your resort hotel.

You will arrive at your resort hotel between 18.00 - 20.00

Price Excludes:

  • Horse carriage ride in Tozeur (approx. 30 Tunisian Dinars) per person.
  • 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
Email: sales@tunisiafirst.co.uk

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