Explore the mysteries of Tunisian deserts on a 2-day desert excursion with an overnight stay in a tent.

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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.

Booking Conditions and Special Requests

Please contact us for any special requests when booking your overnight tent excursion. At Djerba Holiday, we are delighted to customize your experience based on your preferences and needs.

  1. Special Menus – If you have any specific dietary requirements or if you would like a customized menu during the excursion, please let us know when making your reservation. We will do our best to accommodate your meal preferences and needs.
  2. Special Celebrations – If you’re planning to celebrate a birthday or any other special occasion during the excursion, please let us know in advance. We’ll be delighted to help you arrange a surprise or make your day even more memorable.
  3. Customization of the excursion – If you have specific preferences regarding the itinerary or the activities offered, feel free to contact us. We are flexible and can adjust the excursion to meet your expectations.

For all these special requests, please contact us before booking so that we can discuss your needs and provide you with the necessary details to customize your overnight tent excursion.

At Djerba Holiday, our goal is to provide you with a unique and unforgettable experience in the Tunisian desert. Contact us now to book your excursion and discuss your special requests.

Services :

Services included :

  • Transportation from your hotel in Djerba or Zarzis - Enjoy direct pickup from your accommodation to the starting point of the excursion.
  • Multilingual Guide - An experienced guide will accompany you throughout the tour, providing explanations in Arabic, French, English, German, or Italian for an enriching experience.
  • Air-Conditioned Tourist Vehicle - Travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle throughout the entire excursion.
  • Immediate Confirmation - Your reservation will be confirmed immediately, guaranteeing you a spot for the excursion.
  • Tunisian Tourism Board Approved - Enjoy peace of mind knowing that the excursion is approved by the local tourism authorities.
  • Free Cancellation up to 48 hours before the excursion - In case of unexpected changes, you can cancel your reservation without any charges up to 48 hours before the start of the excursion.

Services not included :

  • Optional Activities - Some optional activities, like camel or quad rides in the desert, are not included in the excursion price. Additional fees for these activities must be paid on-site.
  • Meals outside the campsite, such as lunch in the visited villages, are not included in the excursion price. Please budget for these additional meals.
  • Beverages consumed during the excursion, whether at the camp or during stops, are not included. Please be prepared with additional money for any beverages you may wish to purchase.
  • Please note that personal expenses like purchasing souvenirs or tipping the local guide in Chenini and the Berber family visited in Matmata are not included in the excursion price.

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