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8-Day Safari Tour To The Highlights Of Tunisia From Tunis
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, Camping, Desert

  • Duration

    8 Days

  • Activity Level

    Easy

  • Language

    English

Description

Explore the adventures of the deserts of Tunisia in a 4x4 land cruiser as you visit beautiful mosques, churches and beautiful villages. Enjoy a breathtaking sunset on the stunning Saharan landscapes, see Chott El Jerid, the largest salt lake in Tunisia, Douz and pass by the Jebil National Park and the desert dunes of El-Mida. Also, visit the Berber village of Matmata and enjoy the view of Carthage. 

Highlights
  • Pay respects at the Great Mosque of Tunisia
  • Visit the Roman City of Sufetula
  • See the famous Jebil National Park 
  • Admire the salt lake of Chott El Jerid 
  • Traverse through the dunes of Sahara
  • Day 1: Tunis –Kairouan –Sbeitla –Tozeur (454 km) expand_more
    • Pick up by your guide and departure to Tozeur via Kairouan, the fourth holy city of Islam and the first Arab-Muslim city in Tunisia considered a world heritage site. 
    • Visit the Great Mosque, departure to Sbeitla, the ancient Roman city of Sufetula it is well-preserved.
    • Proceed to the capital, the theatre, the byzantine churches. It is well known also by the Kasserine –a battle led by general Romal against English and French troops during the Second World War. 
    • Drive to Tozeur via Gafsa arrive and overnight at the hotel Golden Yasmin Ras el ain.
  • Day 2: Tozeur - Chebika -Tamerza - Mides - Douz (260 km) expand_more
    • After breakfast, we take the famous way called the Fox-way made by the Romel army in Chott el Gharsa to discover the mountain oases of Chebika with their stunning mountain landscape in the heart of the Atlas natural water springs.
    • Drive to Tamerza and visit the waterfalls and the old village destroyed by flood. 
    • Departure to Mides oasis located right on the Tunisian-Algerian border.
    • Visit the famous Canyon shooting location of the famous film "The English Patient".
    • In the afternoon, depart to Douz crossing Chott El Jerid, by the largest salt lake in Tunisia; stop for photos and admire the lake's unusual landscapes and the old way traced during the Second World War. 
    • Arrival at Douz called "the Sahara gate, "we visit the old buried village of Zaafrane destroyed by a sandy storm, here we enjoy sunset moments between oasis and dunes.

    Dinner and overnight at Sun Palm, a 4-star hotel in Douz (dinner included).

  • Day 3: Douz - Bir el hajj - Fritit -Tembeine (140 km). expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel and depart with your local guide in land cruiser Toyota 4*4, drive to Bir el hajj about three hours of piste and offroad, 
    • Stop beside the National Sahara Park Djebil, and then move to Tembeine. We spend about 2 hours reaching the great Dune Erg.

    Overnight (bivouac) beside the great Dunes (if you need any beverage or other service, you can visit the small bar ).

  • Day 4: Tembeine – Lac Houidhet Erreched (150 km) expand_more
    • Departure to Houidhet Erreched crossing the Sahara dunes, we drive about 6 hours.

    Overnight in bivouac beside the "GRAND-ERG" the great dune and the natural lake.

  • Day 5: Houidhet Erreched- El Mida (140klm dunes off road) expand_more
    • Leave Houidhet Erreched and drive to El- Mida, a rocky mountain surrounded by huge dunes; the drive lasts five hours to reach El Mida, overnight Bivouac.
  • Day 6: El Mida –Ksar Ghilane Zmila camp (140 km) expand_more
    • Departure to Ksar Ghilane crossing sandy dunes and pistes takes about five hours to arrive at Zmila camp, where we overnight with dinner included.
  • Day 7: Zmela - Ksar Ghilane - Matmata - Gabes - Hammamet (600 km) expand_more
    • Breakfast at the camp and departure to the Berber villages in the mountain range of Dhahar panoramic stop at Tamezret, known for its rocky dwell.
    • Drive to Matmata famous Berber village of unique beauty known for its cave houses and lunar landscape.
    • Visit a troglodyte house hidden in the mountains to discover the way of life among the Berbers. 
    • Continue to Hammamet via Gabes and Mareth, famous for the commonwealth battle. We see many well-preserved bunkers dating back to the Second World War dug by Montgomery troops; we carry to Hammamet.

    Overnight at Mehari Hammamet in a five-star hotel.

  • Day 8: Hammamet - Tunis expand_more
    • Breakfast at the hotel and departure to Tunis capital, to visit the Moorish –Andalusian village of Sidi Bousaid.
    • Panoramic stop in Carthage.

    Overnight at El Mouradi Gammarth, a 4-star hotel.

  • Day 9: Tunis –Marseille expand_more
    • Have breakfast at the hotel and depart to the port of La Goulette.

    End of the tour.

What's Included
  • A professional English-speaking tour guide 
  • Car " Dacia logan "
  • Toyota Land cruiser 4*4 to the desert
  • Accommodation for 5 nights at the hotel
  • Entrance fees to Sbeitla ruins
What's Excluded
  • Meals
  • A Tax of 3 dinars per person and per night at the hotels
  • Drinks during your stay at the hotels
What to bring
  • Winter clothes especially at night it is cold in the desert
  • Light Torch
  • Scarf
  • Sneakers
  • Power bank 
  • Sun glasses
Know before you go
  • All travellers must take a PCR test less than 72 hours before travel and carry dated evidence of a negative result. This test must include a QR code. This does not apply to children under 12 years old.

If you are vaccinated, you also need to present official evidence of your vaccinations. You must have been vaccinated:

  • At least 28 days before travelling (Janssen vaccine)
  • At least 14 days before travelling (all other vaccines)
  • If you are not fully vaccinated, you are required to enter mandatory quarantine in a government-approved hotel for seven days on arrival in Tunisia, at your own expense.
Meeting Point

Hotel / airport

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
Standard
1 To 2 USD 1160 Per Person
3 To 4 USD 1140 Per Person
5 To 6 USD 1120 Per Person
7 To 10 USD 1100 Per Person
11 To 14 USD 1080 Per Person
15 To 20 USD 1060 Per Person

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