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The Wonders of the South

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Exploring the Wonders of the South of Tunisia: An 8-Day Adventure departing from the island of Djerba.

Embark on an 8-day circuit through the enchanting landscapes of southern Tunisia, setting forth from the serene island of Djerba. This meticulously crafted journey allows you to experience the Tunisian desert at your own pace, uncovering its treasures and soaking in its beauty.

A Multifaceted Discovery Journey

Your expedition commences with a visit to Tataouine, a region famed for its Ksours and Berber villages. As twilight descends, find respite in a cozy lodge, immersing yourself in the essence of this remarkable locale. The adventure continues as you journey to Ksar Ghilane, an oasis boasting a rejuvenating hot spring. Here, you’ll spend a night under the desert’s starlit embrace, sheltered in a tent that echoes with the tales of the dunes.

Venturing Deeper into the Sands

Pressing forward, your path leads through Douz, the desert’s gateway, and Chott Djerid, the sprawling salt lake that holds North Africa’s gaze. Your sojourn reaches its zenith in Tozeur, renowned for its abundant palm groves. Traverse the historic medina, explore the mountain oases, and tread upon the storied tracks of the Dakar rally. As you navigate the undulating dunes, anticipate the awe-inspiring spectacle of a sunset before the monumental Mos Espa.

A Glimpse into Berber Life

This journey isn’t just about the places; it’s about the people. Venture into Matmata, where troglodyte dwellings stand as a testament to Berber ingenuity. Experience their way of life firsthand, savoring their homemade tea and cakes, served with boundless hospitality and genuine smiles.

An Adventure Beyond Conventions

Beyond the ordinary lies an extraordinary opportunity. Here, you can ride a camel or a quad across the dunes, escaping the confines of tourist complexes and the bustle of mass tourism. Embrace a local adventure, veering off the beaten path to forge connections with the land and its people, far from the typical crowds.

Seize the chance to delve into the authentic heart of southern Tunisia. Book your journey today and savor the unscripted moments that await.

NB : This tour is based on at least 4 people.

About the Wonders of the South

    • Duration : 8 Days
    • Departure Time : 8:30 a.m.
    • Pick up: : All Tunisia (We pick you up wherever you are in Tunisia)
    • Confirmation : immediate
    • Guide : Arabic – French – English – German – Italian
    • Type of transport : Air-conditioned tourist vehicle
    • This Tour is approved by the Tunisian Tourist Office


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  • Take advantage of a pick-up at your address where you are in Tunisia
  • Discover a large part of southern Tunisia
  • Walk in the footsteps of camels at the Grand Erg Oriental
  • Bathe in a natural hot spring in the heart of the desert at Ksar Ghilane
  • Spend nights under the stars in the middle of the great Tunisian desert
  • Walk the sand dunes that stretch as far as the eye can see
  • Cross Chott Djerid, the largest salt lake in North Africa
  • Explore the palm groves and mountain oases of Tozeur
  • Visit Mos Espa, the largest Star Wars site in Tunisia
  • Discover the 3 types of desert in Tunisia (The Chott, the Reg and the Erg)
  • Visit a cave dwelling in Matmata and eat with the locals
  • Discover Chebika, Tamerza and Mides
  • Explore local life and eat Tunisian
  • Discover Tataouine, its Ksours and its Berber villages.

Bulk discount (by Percent)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
2 6 People Discount 5 6 10%


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Day 1: Welcome to Tunisia
Day 1: Welcome to Tunisia

Arrival in Djerba, reception at the airport and transfer to your hotel in Djerba. Installation and free day according to flight schedules.

Route: According to arrival airport

Steps: Arrival and Farniente

Accommodation: 4* hotel with half board

Day 2: Tataouine and Chenini, between the Ksours and Berber villages
Day 2: Tataouine and Chenini, between the Ksours and Berber villages

After breakfast, departure via the Roman Road to Tataouine. Visit of the city then continuation towards Ksar Ouled Soltane, place of filming of some scenes of the film “Star Wars” and one of the best Ksours of the Tunisian south. Departure for Chenini, a small village embedded in the mountains, renowned for its ksours and its houses dug into the walls of the mountains and visit (about 40 min on foot) with a local guide who will be happy to share with you the history of its village and its traditions.
Lunch in a typical restaurant.
After the meal, hike with a local guide between the village of Chenini and the village of Douiret (about 3 hours). This hike is optional. Then head to Ksar Jouamaa, an 18th century granary atop the Beni Khedache mountains, for dinner, evening and overnight.

Accommodation: Ksar Jouamaa berber Cottage with half board

Day 3: A night in the tent
Day 3: A night in the tent

After breakfast, departure to the Berber village of Guermessa, a deserted village where you will have an appointment with a walk to discover its different components. Continuation to Ksar Ghilane, a small exotic oasis in the middle of the Sahara, famous for its natural source of thermal water, where you can bathe. Arrival and free time to enjoy a swim in the hot spring.

Lunch and possibility of a quad getaway (extra) or a camel excursion to visit the old “Tisavar” fort located in the middle of the desert, then departure to Zmela, the camp where we will spend the night (about 20km).

Arrival and free time to enjoy the sunset. Dinner and Saharan vigil.
Night in a Berber tent.

Accommodation: Overnight at Zmela camp or similar.

Day 4: Chott Djerid and the old medina of Tozeur
Day 4: Chott Djerid and the old medina of Tozeur

Wake up gently and breakfast, then departure for Tozeur via the town of Douz.
Lunch and continuation.
Crossing of Chott El Djérid, lake of antiquity, sea of chimeras and disturbing fairyland by its mirages where, according to legend, entire armies disappeared forever. Arrival and installation at the hotel.
Afternoon visit to the old town of Tozeur (The old Medina) and possibility of taking a horse-drawn carriage ride in the wonderful palm grove of Tozeur (Extra) or visiting the magnificent museum of traditional arts Dar Chéraït (Extra). Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Walking time: about 1 hour
Stages: Jérid Tozeur – The Medina – The Palmeraie

Accommodation: Overnight at a 4* hotel with half board

Day 5: Escapade in the mountain oases
Day 5: Escapade in the mountain oases

After breakfast, departure to visit the superb mountain oases Chébika, a veritable suspended paradise, which for years has become the favorite place of the greatest filmmakers (known above all for its Berber village and its water sources which spring from the side of the mountain ), Tamerza (famous for its waterfall) and Midès (for its Canyons).
Lunch in a typical restaurant with the locals to enjoy a typical Tunisian menu.
In the afternoon, possibility to leave behind civilization and go on an adventure in the dunes of Ong Djemel by the Rally track to discover the sets of Star Wars and the village of Mose Espa. On the way to our hotel, we will pass the basket of Nefta where a visit will be at the rendezvous.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Walking time: about 1 hour

Stages: Chebika – Tamerza – Midès
Accommodation: Overnight at Hotel Ksar Rouge 4* or similar.

Day 6: In the house underground
Day 6: In the house underground

After breakfast, departure to Douz
Arrival in Douz and free time for a walk in its colorful market.
Departure to Matmata, the troglodyte village. Our first stop will be at the Berber village of Tamazret. Coffee break and free time for a walk in the village.
Continuation to Matmata and visit to the locals where we will be welcomed by a good Roman tea, bread prepared by your host, accompanied by olive oil and honey.
Departure at the hotel and lunch.

In the afternoon, departure to visit the famous Sidi Idriss hotel (location of some Star Wars scenes) then a visit to the Berber village of Toujane famous for the manufacture of handmade “MARGOUM” carpets as well as for its honey. based on rosemary.

Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight (hotel with a semi-troglodyte structure and architecture)

Steps: Tozeur – Douz – Matmata
Accommodation: Night in Diar El Barbar or similar.

Day 7: Return to Djerba
Day 7: Return to Djerba

Breakfast, Departure to the island of Djerba via the ferry (bac).
Visit of Guellela the pottery village and possibility of doing business in the shops before leaving the next day. Continuation to the alleys of Djerbahood and free time to admire the street-Arts.
Departure to Houmt souk and free time in the souks.

Installation at the hotel and free time (hotel feet in the water).

Steps: Matmata – Djerba
Accommodation: Overnight at Dar Bhar hotel or similar.

Day 8: End of our services
Day 8: End of our services

Free day and transfer to the airport according to flight schedules


  • Reception and airport transfers
  • Accommodation in a double room in 4* category hotels, tents, lodges or guest houses according to the details in the program
  • Full board throughout the tour
  • The provision of a privatized 4×4 throughout the circuit
  • The services of a guide approved by the Tourist Office
  • The services of a driver approved by the Tourist Office
  • Our 24/7 support
  • Flights
  • Cancellation and repatriation insurance
  • Drinks and personal expenses
  • Optional activities and walks
  • Tips for guide and driver.


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