Multi-day trip

Sahara Desert: 2-Day Tour with Food and a Night in a Tent

Activity provider: Depart Travel Services

Sahara Desert: 2-Day Tour with Food and a Night in a Tent

Activity provider: Depart Travel Services

From US$ 230.24 per person

Go on an adventure in the Sahara Desert in Tunisia on this 2-day guided tour with hotel pickup and drop-off. Visit local villages and berber families on camel back, sleep under the stars, and more.

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Duration 2 days
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Live tour guide
Arabic, English, German, French, Italian
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a 4wd adventure for 2 days
  • Visit the Berber village of Matmata and a troglodyte house to meet a berber family
  • Enjoy a 2-hour trek on the back of a camel in the heart of the dunes
  • Enjoy a unique moment of sunset, a wood-fired dinner on site and a Bedouin evening around the fire
  • Spend a night in a Bedouin tent in the middle of the desert with the Bedouins
Full description
Day 1 : In the morning, our driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel and the adventure will begin. Leave the island via the ferry and head to Matmata the cave village. Take the time to visit a troglodyte house dug underground and meet a Berber family. Enjoy a nice rosemary tea served with olive oil and honey. Continue to the Berber village of Tamazret and enjoy a coffee break. Head, then, to Douz, the door of the desert where you will enjoy a good lunch in a local restaurant. Possibility to book a quad ride on the dunes (paying on site with local providers) Continue to meet Bedouins and camels and leave the vehicle to begin an authentic experience. The camel ride will begin and you will go to the heart of the dunes with the camel drivers. After 2 hours, stop and help set up the tent between the dunes. The camel drivers will look for wood to light the fire and you will take the time to stroll in the dunes and admire the unique sunset. At the beginning of the evening, around the fire, watch the preparation of the sand bread (bread baked under the sand and the embers). Enjoy a good dinner prepared over a wood fire and spend the evening dancing to the rhythm of Bedouin music. Night in a tent under the stars Day 2: When you wake up, try not to miss the moment of the sunrise. Then, enjoy a good breakfast on the dunes and go back to your 4wd. Thank the camel drivers and continue your return adventure. Visit Sidi Idriss the filming location of Star Wars. Continue to the Berber village of Toujane and visit one of the best Ksours of the Tunisia south. Enjoy a local Tunisian lunch and return to the island of Djerba via the Roman causeway
Includes
  • The provision of a privatized vehicle for 2 days
  • The services of a guide approved by the Tourist Office for 2 days
  • The services of a driver approved by the Tourist Office for 2 days
  • Lunch on the 1st day (excluding drinks)
  • 1 dromedary per person for the trek
  • Dinner prepared over a wood fire in the desert
  • Water and soft drinks during dinner
  • Night in a Bedouin tent in the middle of the desert
  • Organic breakfast on the 2nd day
  • The midday meal of the 2nd day excluding drinks
  • Our assistance and our services 24h / 24h
  • Drinks and personal expenes
  • Extra activities booked onsite (quad ...etc)
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Toiletries
  • Headscarf

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