The 3-day Great Sahara Tour
2 nights/ 3 days
From Djerba to Ksar Ghilaine to Tozeur to Matmata, through mountains, hills, Sahara and culture.
The desert will be your dwelling-place, With one fair spirit for my minister, That you might forget the human race and love the scenery
Day 1: Djerba-Tatouine-Chenini-Douiret-Ksar Ghilane
Depart from Djerba in the morning to Tatouine via the Roman Causeway. Visit of the market of spices en route to Chenini. After a short stop at the Douiret lodge we will have Lunch. Continue towards Ksar Ghilane, a large oasis of about 140km. This is also where many scenes from the film The English Patient were shot. This will be our destination for the evening – a camping site with basic tents. An evening meal will be served to nourish and relax while enjoying this exotic oasis on the edge of the cast Sahara.
Day 2: Ksar Ghilane-Douz-Tozeur
Leave after breakfast to visit a natural hot water source. Carry on towards the town of Douz, stop at the market to appreciate local craftsmanship. Drive through Chott El Jerid towards Tozeur, another oasis.
Then back to the hotel (3*** star hotel.)
Day 3: Tozeur-Chebika-Tamerza-Kebili-Matmata-Djerba
After breakfast, we head for Chebika and Tamerza. A stop at the Oasis de Montagnes (Mountains), the large Cascades and the Canyons of Mides, will be a welcome difference. Return to Kebili for lunch, then on to Matmata, that is known for its troglodyte (cave) dwellings – underground houses in half-moon shapes. This is also the site where some scenes from Star Wars were shot.
Return to Djerba via the ferry at Ajim to arrive at your hotel around 18H30.
English speaking driver / Transportation / Accommodation/ Driver and guide fees / Breakfast & Dinner.
Tour does not include:
Airfares / Drinks / Camel rides / Personal spending / Tips / Travel Insurance.