3 days and 3 Deserts
Description of the 3 days and 3 deserts Tour
Uncover the beauty of Tunisia‘s deserts with a 3-day, 3 deserts tour. Explore the Chotts, Reg, and Erg deserts at your own pace, from the comfort of a 4×4 vehicle or atop a camel in the Sahara. Discover historic ksours, traditional Berber villages, mountain oases in Tozeur, and experience an unforgettable night under the stars in a gîte in Douiret or a tent. Book your 3-day Star Wars Tour today!
About the 3 days and 3 deserts Tour
- Duration : 3 days
- Dparture Time : 8:30 a.m.
- Pick up : Djerba – Zarzis et Tataouine (Other cities incur additional costs)
- Confirmation : immediate
- Guide : Arabic – French – English– German – Italian
- Type of transportation : Air-conditioned tourist vehicle
- This tour is approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office
- Cancellation : See Terms and Conditions
- Take advantage of a pick-up at your address where you are in Tunisia.
- Discover a large part of northern Tunisia.
- Visit Tataouine, its Ksours and the troglodyte village of Chenini.
- Bathe in the hot spring at Ksar Ghilane.
- Spend a night in a tent in the middle of the desert.
- Visit a cave dwelling and eat with the locals.
- Spend the night in a cottage in the Berber village of Douiret.
- Discover the 3 types of desert in Tunisia.
- Explore local life and enjoy Tunisian cuisine.
- Enjoy a 3-day tour in Tunisia, customizable at your own pace.
Day 1: Welcome to Tunisia
Arrival, reception at the airport and transfer to the hotel in Djerba. Free day and possibility of strolling in town or lazing around according to flight schedules.
Accommodation: Hotel Dar Bhar or similar
Day 2: The Ksours, the Berber villages and the night in a cottage
After breakfast, fasten your seatbelts in a 4*4 and set off on an adventure during this 3-day tour in Tunisia to discover the 3 deserts! Head to Tataouine, the city renowned for its Ksours and Berber villages.
The first stop will be at the salt lake of Chahbania, a photo break during which your guide will give you the detailed itinerary of the day.
Continue to the city’s local market and enjoy some free time to stroll through its alleys and savor the famous local pastry “Les cornes de Gazelle”.
Then, head to Chenini, one of the most beautiful Berber villages where you will meet your local guide “Zizou”! With his broad smile, a lot of love for his village and passion for his job as a local guide. He will accompany you for a walk of about 1 hour to discover the village and its secret corners! Discover the granaries, the houses embedded in the walls of the mountain, the oil mill, the mosque and much more…
Around noon, a local meal would be a good reward after the walk you did!
After the meal, comes the time for digestion! Now, the route is about 6 km of walking in the middle of nature! Always with Zizou, cross the fields of olive trees, come across goats and sheep, perhaps hamsters… Discover palm groves and water sources and breathe in the fresh air.
The point of arrival will be an 18th century attic at the top of the mountains of Beni Khedache: The Ksar Jouamaa! Sit down, take your shower and get ready for a good dinner!
Installation in the Ghorfas and dodo.
Accommodation: Ksar Jouamaa
Day 3: Ksar Ghilane oasis and homestay visit
In douriet, try to wake up early to admire the wonderful sunrise! Enjoy a good breakfast then head to Ksar Ghilane. Considered one of the most important gateways to the desert, this oasis is truly magnificent! In the middle, a natural hot spring is used not only for swimming but also for irrigating the surrounding palm groves. At the four ends, fine sand dunes stretch as far as the eye can see!
Take the time to swim, take a quad or camel ride in the dunes if you wish, then enjoy a midday meal in the middle of the desert.
After lunch, departure to Matmata, the troglodyte village par excellence! Arrival and visit of a Berber family in their house dug under the ground! Inside, you will not only have the right to visit all the rooms, but also to taste a good rosemary tea, served by your host with olive oil, honey and homemade bread!
Continuation to the Berber village of Toujane, a fascinating village shyly hidden between two mountains… Photo stop then return to Djerba.
The 3 days and 3 deserts Tour in pictures
The tour in video
Low season : 450 euros per person
High season : 540 euros per person
Reception at the airport on the day of arrival and transfer to the hotel
The night at the Hotel Villa Azur or similar with half board the 1st night
Provision of an air-conditioned vehicle for 3 days
1 night at the Douiret gite with half board
Hotel / Airport transfer on the day of departure
The services of a driver approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office for 3 days
The services of a licensed guide throughout the tour
The services of the local guide for the hikes
Lunches throughout the circuit (excluding drinks)
Our services and our 24/7 assistance
Drinks and personal expenses
Lunch for the first day