Discover the circuit in stages
Step 1: Tataouine and Chenini – Immerse in Berber Culture
Begin your journey by visiting Tataouine, where you will explore the ksours and Berber villages. Explore these fascinating historical sites and immerse yourself in the rich culture of this region. Next, head to Chenini, one of the most beautiful Berber villages in Tunisia. Explore its dwellings carved into the mountains, its granaries, and its mosque, accompanied by a local guide who will reveal all the secrets of this iconic place.
Step 2: Ksar Ghilane Oasis – Enjoy the natural beauty and relaxation.
After leaving Chenini, head to Ksar Ghilane Oasis. Immerse yourself in a breathtaking landscape with endless sand dunes and lush palm trees as far as the eye can see. Indulge in a relaxing moment by bathing in a natural hot spring nestled in the heart of the oasis. You will also have the opportunity to take a camel ride or a quad tour to further explore this region.
Step 3: Magical Sunset – A Spectacle Not to Be Missed
The long-awaited moment arrives: witness a spectacular sunset over the sand dunes of Ksar Ghilane. Let yourself be amazed by the warm and golden hues that set the sky ablaze, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. Capture unforgettable memories of this enchanting moment in the heart of the desert.
Step 4: Night under the tent – Live an authentic experience.
Get ready for a unique night under the stars in our Zmela camp, located in the heart of the desert. Immerse yourself in the warm and authentic atmosphere of the Tunisian desert. Enjoy a friendly evening with a delicious traditional Tunisian meal and be captivated by the Berber tales and legends shared by our guides. Experience a peaceful night in your tent, lulled by the gentle desert breeze and the sparkling stars above.
Step 5: Matmata and Sidi Idriss – A journey back in time
In the morning, set out to explore Matmata, a village famous for its troglodyte houses. Explore these unique underground dwellings and immerse yourself in the fascinating atmosphere of this local community. Visit a Berber family and share a moment of conviviality while enjoying a traditional rosemary tea. Next, head to Sidi Idriss, a location that served as a backdrop for some scenes in the Star Wars saga. Walk in the footsteps of George Lucas and discover the impressive sets that brought this epic universe to life.
Each step of this itinerary offers a unique experience, immersing you in the culture, nature, and history of the region. Get ready to create unforgettable memories during this overnight tent excursion through the wonders of the Tunisian desert.
Discover the Highlights of the Excursion
- Immerse in Berber Culture at Tataouine and Chenini - Explore Ksours and Berber Villages, Discover Dwellings Carved into Mountains, and Immerse in Rich Traditions and History of this Community.
- Relaxation at Ksar Ghilane Oasis - Enjoy the Natural Beauty of the Oasis, with Endless Sand Dunes and Natural Hot Springs. Bathe in the Soothing Waters and Be Amazed by the Serenity of this Environment.
- Magical Sunset on Ksar Ghilane Dunes - Admire the Enchanting Spectacle of a Sunset over the Sand Dunes. The warm, golden hues illuminate the landscape, creating a romantic and magical ambiance.
- Experience an authentic night under the stars at Camp Zmela, a Berber camp nestled in the heart of the desert. Immerse yourself in the mystical atmosphere and share convivial moments over a delicious traditional Tunisian meal.
- Explore Matmata and Sidi Idriss - Discover the troglodyte houses of Matmata, visit a Berber family, and savor traditional rosemary tea. Then, immerse yourself in the world of Star Wars by visiting Sidi Idriss, an iconic filming location of the saga.