The night under tent: Tataouine - Chenini - Ksar Ghilane - Matmata - Toujane

- Visit of 3 types of deserts in just 2 days: "Les Chotts" or the salt lake, "Le Reg" or the pebble desert and "L'Erg" or the sand desert and the dunes of the Sahara.
- Visit of two famous Berber villages for the Ksours and the granaries
- Swimming in a hot spring in the middle of the desert
- Possibility of quad or camel ride in the sand dunes that stretch as far as the eye can see
- Watch a sunset in the middle of the desert
- Spend a night in a tent in the heart of the Sahara
- Visit a cave dwelling
- Private circuit and at your own pace
- Off the beaten track and away from the crowds
- Possibility to modify some stages of the circuit
- Accompaniment of a driver and a guide approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office

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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Entry/Admission - Campement Ksar Ghilane
    • Entry/Admission - Hotel Sidi Idriss
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • optional rides: Quad - Dromedary
    • Personal expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Maison Troglodyte

  • Day 1: The night under tent: Djerba - Tataouine - Chenini - Guermessa - Ksar Ghilane

    Stop At: Chahbania, neffatia, Tunisia
    Photo stop at the famous Chahbania salt lake. This chott is famous, like Chott Djerid, for the phenomenon of mirages. (in winter it will be rather full of water)
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Chenini, Tataouine Tunisia
    Visit the Berber village of Chenini with these different components: oil mill, attic, houses, mosque (from the outside) ... etc. A hike of around 40 minutes during which you will discover a lot about the Berbers in Tunisia and their history and culture
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Guermassa, Tunisia
    Visit the Berber village of Guermessa, it looks a lot like that of Chenini except that it is completely deserted, and yes no one lives there!
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ksar Ghilane, Ksar Ghilane, Kebili Governorate
    Arrival at the oasis of Ksar Ghilane, this paradise where the greenery of the palm groves embraces the ocher color of the sand dunes! Enjoy a swim in the hot spring.
    Once there, you can book a camel ride or quad ride in the dunes (extra and to be paid on site)
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Campement Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia
    Departure to the camp, installation and free time to enjoy a unique sunset! Dinner and evening under a starry sky!
    If there are people you may attend a demonstration of the preparation of the famous sand loaf (bread prepared under the coals)
    Night in tent
    Duration: 8 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Excluding drinks
    • Dinner: Excluding drinks
    Accommodation included: A nuisance in a tent in a camp in the middle of the dunes

    Day 2: In the underground house: Ksar Ghilane - Tamazret - Matmata - Toujane - Djerba

    Stop At: Ksar Ghilane, Tunisia
    Your first stop will be at a second hot water source, located in the middle of nowhere and with a water temperature that exceeds 45 °
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Tamezret, Tunisia
    In the village of Tamazret, you will have the right to a technical stop (sanitary / coffee). On the roof of the cafe you have a nice terrace if you want to take a picture of the Berber village or the panoramic view!
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Maison Troglodyte, Tunisia
    Head to the old Matmata where people still live in cave houses dug vertically underground! Your hosts, a Berber family, will open the door for you to discover this unique monument ... to take a closer look and take photos. With them, they will be happy to offer you a good glass of rosemary tea, served with olive oil and honey. Before leaving do not hesitate to thank them (it will always please them and help them)
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hotel Sidi Idriss, Matmatat-Al-Qadimal, Tunisia
    You will visit this hotel, where several scenes from Star Wars have been filmed! Enjoy the adventure and close your eyes to imagine George Lucas spinning or Sky Walker eating in the same place where you are!
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Escale de Toujane, 1 Toujane, Route de Matmata, Km Toujane, Matmata 6070 Tunisia
    A photo stop opposite the Berber village of Toujane during which your guide will explain more about the Berber tribes ... why they chose these hard places to live in and what changes they have undergone since!
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At the camp
    • Lunch: Excluding drinks
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We take care of your pick up where you were in Djerba or Zarzis. Other departure points may incur additional costs.Airports
    • Djerba-Zarzis International Airport, Djerba, Mellita, Tunisia
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Depart Travel Services

Activity ID: V-174642P18

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