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 Monastir/Skanes. Details of it can be found below:
What’s Included? - 2-Day Private Desert Tour/ Mini Safari Page
Transportation by Air-Conditioned 4wd Vehicle
Overnight Accommodation in Tozeur on Half Board Basis
The prices are valid until 31st October 2019.
Day 1 - 2-Day Private Desert Tour - 1
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:
Day 1 - 2-Day Private Desert Tour - 2
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. You then have dinner and overnight accommodation at the comfortable 3 star Ras el Ain hotel (or similar).
Day 2 - 2-Day Private Desert Tour - 1
Visit the Town of Tozeur
Optional Horse Carriage Ride to the Oasis (Approximately 30 Tunisia Dinars (DT), Payable Directly to the Guide)
This is followed by your choice of:
Day 2 - 2-Day Private Desert Tour - 2
Option One: Continue up the Atlas Mountains in 4x4 vehicles to visit the mountain oases of Chebika and Tamerza.
Option Two: 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.
Then, after luch we leave Tozeur and travel via the Holy City of Kairouan for a comfort stop en-route to your resort hotel. You will arrive back at your resort hotel between 18:00 – 20:00, depending on distance and local conditions.
The Prices Exclude - 2-Day Private Desert Tour
Horse Carriage Ride in Tozeur (Approximately 30 Tunisian Dinars per Person) This Is Paid Locally
Compulsory Christmas and New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner Supplements