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2-Day Matmata & Tozeur Highlights Tour
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Culture, Sightseeing, Desert

  • Duration

    2 Days

  • Language

    Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

  • Activity Level



Discover the culture and landscapes of southern Tunisia on a 2-day trip. Explore the Berber villages, troglodyte lifestyle, and Saharan culture! 

  • Explore Wonders of Southern Tunisia
  • Drive to the oasis town of Tozeur
  • Visit the film set in the desert featured in the Star Wars
  • Day 1 : Drive to Matmata expand_more
    • Early pick-up from hotels for a drive to El Djem to visit one of the best conserved Roman Amphitheater 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.

    • 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 2 : Visit Towns of Tozeur expand_more
    • Visit the town and oasis (optional horse carriage ride) of Tozeur. Then:

    Option 1 (Tuesday departures only):

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

    Option 2 (Friday departures only):

    • Travel into the desert by 4x4 vehicles to Onc el Jemel (a.k.a. Ong Jemel and Oung Jemel) to visit the film set in the desert that featured in the Star Wars films as the set for Mos Espa.

What's Included
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle.

  • English-speaking guide.

  • Entrance fees.

  • Lunches.

  • Overnight accommodation in Tozeur on half board basis.

What's Excluded
  • Horse carriage ride in Tozeur (approx. 20 Tunisian Dinars) per person.

  • Drinks.

Know before you go
  • Various activities are possible depending on the tour you choose - donkey ride, quad, biking, trekking, and camel trek.

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Gerald
    Friendly and courteous and very willing to please. Enjoyed his company.
  • Kamenko
    The qualities of Yassine Jerbi as a tour guide are not only in his professional attitude but also in his ability to create the best possible tour within the time, space, and range of possibilities and opportunities. He can negotiate well with the customer and see what would be the best according to the wishes: then he would do his utmost to provide the maximum. He is also friendly, interesting, efficient, and drives a customer safely around.
Starting From
USD 291 / adult

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